Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2002

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Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2002

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The Basics

Relax in the grace and allure of this historic estate. Our Durham bed and breakfast (circa 1775) is the only Select Registry and Four Diamond property serving the Triangle cities of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, NC. The Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast, resting on six acres of gardens and lawns, has been carefully renovated to provide the comfort and amenities of a fine hotel.

Things We Love

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Guests love our elegant guestrooms offering spa whirlpool tubs, rejuvenating steam showers, and cozy fireplaces

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Enjoy a full gourmet breakfast of homemade scones or pastries, fresh fruit, and finishing with a hot entrée


Meander our grounds and enjoy our outdoor gardens, on a tree swing, and a hammock

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms

Best For

  • Gardens & Natural Wonders
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Walk around American Tobacco Company, home of the Durham Bulls and headquarters for Burt's Bees
  • Go to a show or concert at the award-winning venue, Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
  • Explore the campus, Chapel, and Gardens of Duke University
  • Visit the local breweries and wineries that are within 30 minutes of the inn


The Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast, set among six acres of lush gardens, blooming magnolia and pecan trees, and an eighteenth-century historic estate has been beautifully restored into a graceful Durham bed and breakfast. Relax at our charming historic property and indulge in classic Southern hospitality, while enjoying all the comforts of home.

Our bed and breakfast in Durham, North Carolina is perfect for weekend getaways or to celebrate a special occasion. Though you feel you are in another world, we are only a short drive from Duke University, with its magnificent Sarah Duke Gardens, Duke Chapel, and Nasher Art Museum, and 15 minutes to the restaurants and attractions in downtown Durham.

The Arrowhead Inn Bed & Breakfast, consistently rated as the best place to stay in North Carolina, is the perfect setting for romantic getaways in North Carolina. Rekindle or ignite your romance in front of a cozy fireplace in our elegant guest rooms. Wrap yourself in a satin terry luxury robe as you step outside a soothing spa steam shower or sip sparkling wine in one of our double whirlpools. Pamper your palate with a gourmet breakfast served every morning by our chef, made from the freshest ingredients, including herbs from our gardens and local farmers' produce.

Consider hosting your special event or dream North Carolina wedding at our spectacular B&B in Durham, North Carolina. We can accommodate intimate events for 5 to 30 people. Should you visit for a quick romantic getaway, or a special celebration, you can have peace in knowing the Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast will make it an experience to remember. The gracious staff at our bed and breakfast in Durham are waiting to pamper you and attend to every detail of your stay.


Inn Amenities: Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

Breakfast at Arrowhead Inn Awake each morning to a full gourmet breakfast at our Durham bed and breakfast inn prepared by Chef and owner Stephanie. Enjoy a true North Carolina farm to table dining experience with a menu highlighting the finest locally grown ingredients.

Afternoon Refreshments. Guests are invited to enjoy complimentary afternoon appetizers, sweets and refreshments at the Inn at 4:00 pm each day. Dinner at Arrowhead Inn Perfect for a special celebration, book a candlelit dinner at the Inn prepared by our gourmet chef and owner on scheduled Saturday evenings at 6:30pm. It will be an experience that you won't soon forget! We also offer additional dining packages for holidays and events. Click here to read more.

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Limited to overnight guests

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Set Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: Limited to overnight Guests

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Picnics Available, Room Service

Rooms & Suites

Our bed and breakfast in Durham is perfect for relaxing and romantic getaways in North Carolina. Our convenient location in Durham is just a short drive from Raleigh and Chapel Hill, NC, but feels worlds away! Our Durham lodging options include elegant guestrooms in the Inn, a private Garden Cottage, or a historic Carolina Log Cabin. All our accommodations offer luxurious amenities, including terry satin robes, fine linens and towels, and our signature line of spa products. Private bathrooms, complimentary wireless Internet access, cable TV, MP3 dock & clock, air conditioning, iron/ironing board, hairdryers, and refrigerators are also found in all rooms. Double whirlpool tubs, steam showers, and streaming TV capability are also available in the premium suites. Room rates include a full gourmet breakfast every morning, afternoon refreshments, and complimentary beverage center. Rates vary by day of the week. Weekend rates apply to Friday and Saturday.

Accommodations: Cabins, Cottages, Suites

# of Rooms: 9

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, iPod Docking Station

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Dry Cleaning, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Service, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: 24 Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Suburban


Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

Celebrate your special day at our Inn in Durham, North Carolina, where we can provide a charming and unique setting that will enchant your family and friends. Whether an intimate fireside ceremony or a romantic garden event, the Arrowhead Inn is an outstanding location for an intimate wedding with 5-30 people.

Our chef will help you plan a memorable wedding dinner highlighting the freshest seasonal ingredients, and our experienced wedding coordinator will make sure no detail is overlooked. Choose from one of our beautiful suites or private cottages for your wedding night, and enjoy exclusive use of the property by booking all 9 accommodations, which can host up to 20 guests.

Make your North Carolina wedding dreams come true at the Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast!

Wedding/Events Capacity: 20-49

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer, Florist

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 30 indoors

Banquet Seating: 30

Max Capacity Outdoor: 40

Business Travel & Events

Make a great impression.

Located just a short drive from Research Triangle Park, the facilities at the Arrowhead Inn are ideally designed for conferences, meetings, or retreats for groups of 5 to 30 people. You are welcome to utilize our garden verandas for break-out sessions, and wireless Internet access is available throughout the Inn. If needed, overnight accommodations are available for up to 9 guests.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be prepared at the Inn, allowing you to create a schedule that best suits your needs. We can also provide morning and afternoon refreshments to help keep all your creative juices flowing! Contact us to start planning an event that will help you make a great impression.

Learn more about business travel accommodations at Arrowhead Inn.

# of Meeting Rooms: 1

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 30

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 400

Max Capacity Theater: 20

Max Capacity Boardroom: 20

Max Capacity Classroom: 20

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