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Morehead Manor Bed & Breakfast

914 Vickers Avenue , Durham, NC 27701 USA (Show map)

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Don't let the formalness of this 1910 Colonial Revival Style Mansion fool you. Just step through our front doors into our gracious foyer and you'll find yourself surrounded by warm colors and gracious hosts. We offer four spacious guestrooms with private baths. Guests will also enjoy lounging in any one of our common areas. Catch up on your reading in Jacobs Library or view a movie from the video collection in Preston's Parlor. The Pecan Dining room provides the perfect setting for breakfast or the place to play your favorite card or board game. You can also relax in the garden or nap in the hammock. Upon departing you'll be relaxed and rejuvenated.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.6

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Great find!

4.2 on July 13, 2014

Recently spent a weekend at Morehead Monor. Great accommodations, great hosts and even greater breakfast. Very convenient to downtown Durham. A very pleasant, peaceful experience.

Looking Forward To A Return!

5 on July 10, 2014

Visited The Manor at the end of June on a "girls weekend get-away". I cannot offer enought applause. The inn is a beautiful, well appointed mini mansion. Located on a lovely, peaceful street with lush landscaping, I felt safe, cozy. Everyroom offered elegant comfort, with each bedroom actually a suite with its own bathroom! I forgot I wasn't visiting family or friends! The "Innkeepers" (host and hostess) were most welcoming and treated us as family guests. The food was always delicious!!We were offered detailed information about downtown history & sights, restaurants and shopping. It was a fun, "zen" weekend and look forward to returning!

Birthday weekend at Morehead Manor

5 on July 08, 2014

Spent my birthday weekend at Morehead Manor. I could not have been more pampered. The Inn is absolutely beautiful, the food is outstanding and the hospitality of Daniel and Monica Edwards surpassed my greatest expectations. It was truly a treat!

Beautiful mansion in the perfect location!

5 on July 07, 2014

Morehead Manor is a lovely mansion with an even more lovely owner. Monica was helpful and very available in person and, when necessary, via cell phone. The location is fabulous--easy walking distance to the Bull's stadium/shopping area as well as the Brightleaf shopping area. The two-bed room was perfect for me and my daughter. Breakfast was fabulous--homemade zucchini waffles (try 'em --they are awesome) with berries and whipped cream on top with turkey sausage. It's also just a 5-minute drive to Duke's campus!

A Great Place to Stay...

4.8 on August 14, 2013

First time stay in a B & B. Wonderful experience. Clean and spacious facility. The owners made us feel welcome and very comfortable. Because of this experience will seek out other B & Bs. James & Yvonne Harris

Pleasant Surprise

4.4 on May 01, 2013

My wife and I were in Durham for one night. It was our wedding anniversary. We decided to try the Morehead Manor. We were delighted with what we found. B&B's are all so different. Our room, the "Tiger Room," was very comfortable and private. Our bed was very restful. The breakfast the next morning was delicious. We even learned, from our hostess, a little of the history of the building, which is both impressive visually and historically. If we return to Durham, we look forward to staying in Morehead Manor again.

Morehead Manor Is Delightful

5 on December 03, 2012

Everything at Morehead Manor is tops in our book. Monica and Daniel Edwards provide a relaxing, welcoming atmosphere for overnight or several days.

A wonderful experience!

4.8 on July 27, 2012

The Moorehead Manor is a big, beautiful house with a lot of history. The service was impeccable and the food was amazing! My stay there was peaceful and quiet and I look forward to a return visit. Thank you so much!

Durham B&B

4.2 on June 20, 2012

Luxurious and comfortable home; excellent hospitality - close to the ball park!

Comfort & joy...

5 on April 23, 2012

This is a beautiful home, filled with art, comfortable and so good for a place to rest on a visit to Durham. Because of sensitivities to perfume, cleansers, carpet, etc, it has been tricky to find places to stay while traveling. Morehead Manor exceeded my expectations. Beautifully and colorfully restored, the Manor is airy & very clean, has radiator heat, windows that open, and wood floors with lovely area rugs. It is well cared for by Monica and Daniel. I'd mentioned that my diet is wheat-free and organic , however, when traveling, I don't expect others to use organic ingredients. And yet, the delicious fruit served with breakfast was, and Monica was not at all surprised about the wheat-free request...she seemed very used to that and provided yummy pancakes and other breakfast bread. I am looking forward to going back for my next vacation in Durham, for sure. What a sense of security, to have all that to count on, as well as a hammock and swings in the beautiful back yard.

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Rooms & Rates

Magnolia Suite

The Magnolia Suite, the largest of the guestrooms. This suite features a king-sized wooden canopy bed with lights in the headboard, Sitting are with a firebox and a separate sitting area with a working desk & full size sleeper sofa.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $209

The Jasmine Room

The Jasmine Room is a cozy room, which overlooks the northeast corner of the property. This room features a queen bed and a firebox.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $159

The Eagles Inn

The Eagles Inn features two full-sized beds and the treat of a seven-head shower. This room is perfect for families visiting the local universites, mother/daughter retreats or girlfriend getaways.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double

Nightly Rate: $159 - $169

The Tiger Room

The Tiger room is a bright and airy room tucked away on the back side of the inn. This room features a king-sized wrought iron canopy bed that is surrounded by windows.

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

Nightly Rate: $159 - $189

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Location Type

Historic District, Suburban


Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 15 miles

Directions to property:

Please note: Gregson Street is a one-way street that becomes Vickers Avenue after crossing over the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147) overpass just after the Durham Police Department. I-85 South: Exit 176, Duke/Gregson Street. Left onto Gregson Street. Proceed past Brightleaf Square. Morehead Manor is two blocks past the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147) overpass on the right. I-85 North: Exit 172, Downtown/Durham Freeway (Hwy 147). Proceed on the freeway to Chapel Hill Street Exit #13, turn left at the intersection. Make a right at the first light onto Gregson Street. Morehead Manor is two blocks past the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147) overpass on the right. I-40 West (RDU Airport): Exit #279-B Durham Freeway (Hwy 147), take the Duke Street Exit #12-C. Left at the first traffic light on Jackson Street, then Left onto Gregson Street. Morehead Manor is two blocks past the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147) overpass on the right. I-40 East: Proceed on I-85 North where I-40 and I 85 split and follow the directions for I-85 North.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Durham Bulls Baseball, American Dance Festival, The Streets at Southpoint Mall, Bull Durham Blues Festival, Nasher Museum, Durham Performing Arts Center - DPAC, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Food Tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade

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  • Check In:: 3 pm - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 12 welcomed
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Three night minimum stay required graduation weekends and peak season weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One Night's Deposit is required to hold a reservation
  • Cancellations: Please note that we have a five day cancellation policy. If you cancel your reservation within 5 days before your scheduled arrival, your deposit will be refunded minus a 20% service charge (or minimum of $25). There will be no deposit refunds for cancellations received 24 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date. If you are staying with us for more than one night, please note that the deposit will be applied to the lasat night of your intended stay and will be forfeited if you depart prior to the final day of your reservation. In the event of a no-show, the full room charge for the entire period reserved will be debited.



Daniel & Monica Edwards

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About the innkeepers

Daniel & Monica enjoy reading, baking, decorating, travelling, motorcycling, exploring new recipes, and event planning.

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  • Time Served: 9 a.m or by arrangement
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free

Signature Dish

Pecan Stuffed French Toast
Scrumptious French Toast stuffed with a Pecan Cream Cheese filling, drizzled with homemade raspberry sauce. To Die For!



Special Package

Girlfriends' Getaways

Escape to Morehead Manor for giggling, gossip and good ole' fun. Spend time with your girlfriends. Celebrate your birthday, friendship or just celebrate to celebrate. The package for 2-4 people includes a Specialty cake & sparkling cider for $50.00 plus the room rate. Perfect for Sisters and Mothers & Daughters too! Like to add more friends? No Problem....just call for rates.

Military & Service Workers' Appreciation

To Thank you for your service on behalf of us and our community we offer all active duty military, Police, Fire and EMS Officers a 20% discount off our regular rates for a 2 or more night's stay. Only staying for 1 night? Give us a call. Come, relax, re-energize and let us pamper you in the manner that you deserve. Discount cannot be combined with other promotions or special events.

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914 Vickers Avenue , Durham, NC 27701 USA (Show map)

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