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Arrowhead Inn

106 Mason Road , Durham, NC 27712 USA (Show map)
77 Reviews
$159 - $329
per night

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Professionally Inspected & Certified


Set among six acres of lush gardens, blooming magnolia and pecan trees, this eighteenth century plantation estate has been beautifully restored to a graceful Southern bed and breakfast. Relax in the charm of our historic property and indulge in classic Southern hospitality, while enjoying all the comforts and amenities of a modern luxury hotel. Rekindle or ignite your romance in front of a cozy log 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. Delight in the gourmet breakfast served every morning by our chef, made from the freshest ingredients, including herbs from our gardens and local farmers' produce While you will feel worlds away, we are only a short drive from the campus of 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 and Breakfast offers the perfect setting for a peaceful getaway in the North Carolina countryside.

Rooms & Rates

Carolina Log Cabin

This spacious cabin provides a peaceful retreat for a very special getaway. An impressive wood-burning fireplace can be enjoyed from the second-story king sleeping loft or the luxurious double spa whirlpool. A glass-enclosed steam shower with room for two awaits your pleasure in your private bathroom. The cabin hosts an eat-in area with microwave and refrigerator. A secluded porch with rocking chairs overlooks colorful gardens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $295-$325

Duke Suite

The timeless appeal of this luxurious suite is emphasized by its 18th century architecture, rich Oriental rugs, and stained glass accents. A two-person whirlpool and gas fireplace add to the romantic atmosphere. The suites comfortable sitting room creates an inviting area for relaxation, with a loveseat and wingback chair. French doors open to an airy sleeping room with a stately mahogany queen bed. The luxury bath features a spa whirlpool tub and separate glass enclosed shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $225-$250

Brittain Room

The exotic elegance of the Brittain Room is reflected through the tasteful use of Far Eastern décor. This airy, spacious room features a double spa whirlpool tub, king four poster bed, and rich Oriental rug. A stunning watercolor graces the mantle of the decorative wood-burning fireplace creating a warm atmosphere. The attractive bath showcases an oversized shower. Step through sliding French doors onto the private veranda with shaded sitting area, which overlooks the verdant gardens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $235-$265

Benson Room

This elegant room is one of the original bedrooms of the Manor House. Reminders of the past can be found in the unique brickwork above the fireplace mantle, dating back to 1775. The double spa whirlpool with the rain-forest shower with gas fireplace offers a romantic ambiance. A plantation-style queen four-poster bed brings comfort to a historic environment.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $190-$210

Pyne Suite

This two-room suite offers a peaceful sitting room with Damask wall coverings, a high ceiling, gas fireplace, elegant Oriental rug, loveseat, and armchair. The comfortable sleeping room holds a queen canopied plantation bed. The large bathroom provides a relaxing soaking tub with rain-forest shower and granite sink top.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $180-$200

Lipscomb Room

This traditional Williamsburg room was the original master bedroom of the Manor House. A queen canopied rice bed set in front of a welcoming gas fireplace adds to the inviting atmosphere of bygone times. The spacious bathroom offers double sinks, tub/shower, and a water closet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $190-$210

Mason Room

The raspberry floral wall coverings and multiple windows of this historic bedroom create a sunny atmosphere. The queen rice bed with soft quilts and decorative gas fireplace create a romantic setting. The cozy bathroom features a rain-forest shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150-$165

Montclair Room

The elegant simplicity of this spacious room is enhanced by its soft blue toile wall coverings and high ceiling. A king or twin bed arrangement with an ornamental gas fireplace offers a peaceful retreat. A private bathroom features a rain-forest shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $165-$180

Garden Cottage

Our luxurious floral cottage offers a soothing two-person steam shower and oversized whirlpool tub nestled near a gas fireplace. A majestic four-poster cherry queen bed ensures a restful nights sleep. A glance out the window reveals idyllic flower gardens, full color and variety. Breakfast can be enjoyed in the inside sitting room of the cottage. The covered veranda also beckons you to take your breakfast outside. Spend a tranquil evening on the porch on our double swing.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $265-$295

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Services4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Hidden Gem

5 on September 09, 2013

One night stay in a delightful and very comfortable cottage. Excellent breakfast prepared by Phil. Not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. Comparable to other B&B in the upper echelon

Mother/Daughter Road Trip

5 on August 26, 2013

This was our first stop on our annual Girls Road Trip, and it definitely started us off in style. The innkeepers were so gracious and friendly. We stayed in the Carolina Cabin, and it was fantastic. We marveled at how clean the cabin (including cozy bedroom loft) was. It was such a comfortable stay. The breakfasts were delicious, and we had dinner at the Inn on one of our nights, and it was fabulous (a highlight). My daughter had dietary restrictions, and the chef worked with them so well. The grounds were beautiful. It was simply the perfect way to start our vacation. Thank you!

Beautiful Inn

5 on August 26, 2013

What a great place to relax while in Durham. The atmosphere was warm, friendly, and inviting. Service was attentive, the grounds were beautiful; we will definitely come again.

Can't get any better than this!

5 on August 23, 2013

2nd trip back this this outstanding place.

A return visit

5 on August 21, 2013

Once again, the Arrowhead Inn was perfect for our 1 night stay. Phil and Gloria always make us feel right at home from the moment we arrive till the very end of our stay. We stayed back in February and a lot of the gardens were dormant. This return visit unveiled the true beauty of them in full summer bloom. Our suite was immaculate. Cant wait till we return again!

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Location Type

City, Suburban


Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 25 miles

Directions to property:

Take Interstate I-40 to exit 279B (147 North/Durham Freeway). Take exit 12C (Duke Street) and merge right onto Duke Street. Stay in middle lane and continue straight on Duke Street. (Cross over I-85).Proceed approximately 6 mi. north over the Eno River, until you see Norther High School on the left. At the 2nd traffic light pass the school,look on the left for the Arrowhead Inn sign at Mason/Snowhill Road. Turn left onto Mason Road and immediately right into the Arrowhead Inn driveway.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Duke University, NC Central University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Meredith College, NC State University, Museum of Life & Science, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard

Inn Details

Establishment type

Country Inn, Historic Inn, Urban Inn, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Secretarial services, TV Video games, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Free Newspaper, Garden patio, Restaurant on site, Hammock and swing, Wine & Beer available, Luxury Robes

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Massage, Wine-Tasting & Tours, Video library, Kayaking, Bi-plane rides, Cooking Classes, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Video Arcade

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  • Check In:: 3-9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Peak weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: By booking on payment in full is required upon making a reservation.
  • Cancellations: By booking on cancellations made more than 15 days prior to arrival will result in a full refund. Cancellations made between 8 and 14 days prior to arrival will result in a one night penalty. Cancellations made seven days or less prior to arrival will result in no refund.



Phil & Gloria Teber

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About the innkeepers

Gloria and Phil Teber brought their skills from their professional lives and their love of cooking to the Arrowhead Inn. Phil was trained as a chef at the Culinary Institute in Washington DC. He is also a master carpenter and restorer. They both love opera, classical music, theater, gardening and butterflies.

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  • Time Served: 8 - 9 am on weekends
  • Serving Location: Outside Patio, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten-free

Signature Dish

Ginger Scones
Luscious, buttery breakfast scones filled with crystallized ginger. Served with homemade jellies.



Special Package

All You Need Is Love Romance Package

Follow the trail of flower petals from your door to the bedchamber while soft classical music fills the air. A chilled bottle of sparkling wine and your choice of: fresh fruit & cheese, chocolate-covered strawberries, or a box of luscious chocolate truffles for your enjoyment. Aromatherapy basket of massage oils and lotions graces your spa tub. A bouquet of flowers captures the romantic memories with love letters, and poems. $125.00 and up in addition to the room charges

Wedding Night Romance

Make your first night as man and wife feel like a fairy tale. This package includes: A romantic night's stay in one of our Premium Suites, Cottage, or Log Cabin, a trail of flower petals form the door to the bed chamber upon your arrival, a bubbly spa whirlpool and/or soothing steam shower for your enjoyment, a cozy log fireplace to cuddle by, a pampering Spa Basket, a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, your choice of fresh chocolate-covered strawberries, fruit and cheese plate, or luscious chocolate truffles, a fresh flower boquet in your room, and as a romantic sentiment we will place your own personal love letter in your room before your sweetheart arrives! Our luxury romance package starts at $320 and up.

Girlfriend Getaway Package

Gather the girls and get away! Popcorn, snacks, soda, and free movies will be provided. Plus enjoy an 10% discount on yoru room and no charge for additional people in our suites (limit 4). Girly Add-Ons: Tasting Dinner and In-Room Massages.

Honey Boomer Package

Let this be the honeymoon you wish you had! Enjoy all the Romance Package has to offer and then some. We will include all of the above plus a full hour body massage for each of you in the privacy of your room/suite and a romantic dinner for two at the Inn (Two-Night Stay Requirement) $445 and up (In addition to room charges)

Cheese & Fruit Platter

Enjoy this spread as a welcome savory treat or a midnight snack. Our platter features: distinctive imported and domestic cheeses including selections from our local goat farms, with dried and fresh seasonal fruit. Accompaniments may include: roasted garlic, marinated olives and artichokes, or hummus. Every platter is served with breadsticks or crackers. $45 and up The perfect wine to pair with your platter is available from our wine cellar starting at $30 a bottle.

Wine & Chocolate

Give your getaway a sweet start! Our chef will prepare four luscious strawberries covered in rich chocolate for you and your sweetheart. In addition to the strawberries, we will include a bottle of sparkling wine to help you celebrate! $45 and up

Fresh Flowers

Tell them, "I didn't forget this very special occasion!" We'll create a unique seasonal flower arrangement in a keepsake vase that you can take home. $90 and up

Summer Mid-Week Special

Vacation at Arrowhead Inn Bed & Breakfast! From July 1 – August 14, 2014, we’re offering a 20% discount on our premier suites for Sunday-Thursday nights (Cabin, Cottage, Brittain, Duke). Applies to new reservations only. Not valid with other discounts or gift cards. Call us or reserve online and use Promo Code: SUMMER

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Details Diamond Collection

106 Mason Road , Durham, NC 27712 USA (Show map)

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