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Morehead Manor Bed & Breakfast

914 Vickers Avenue , Durham, NC 27701 USA (Show map)
35 Reviews
$145 - $209
per night

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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.

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

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

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

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

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Services4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.6

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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.

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Location Type

Historic District, Suburban


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

Directions to property:

Proceed on I-40 West. 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. Gregson Street becomes Vickers Avenue just after you go over the overpass. Morehead Manor is two blocks past overpass on the right-hand corner.

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

Urban Inn, Bed and Breakfast, 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, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

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: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Children over 12 welcomed
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Three night minimum stay required graduation weekends and peak season weekends
  • 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

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

3 Cats

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!



Hot Deal

Fireworks for the 4th - July Special

Regular Rate: $290 now $232 (20% Savings:)

Looking for something special to do? Visit us and take in a Durham Bulls Baseball game, visit the Festival on The Eno or dine at one of Durham's fabulous restaurants. Just a few of 365+ things to do in Durham. Book 2 or more nights and get 20% off our regular rates, single/double occupancy. 10% off regular rates for just one night. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, homemade desserts, complimentary evening beverages and scrumptious full breakfasts. Walk to great restaurants at Historic Brightleaf Square & American Tobacco Campus, visit local attractions or just relax and enjoy being. Call 888-437-6333 or visit .moreheadmanor and mention "BedandBreakfast Hot deal" to take advantage of this special. Rates do not apply to group reservations or previously made reservation and cannot be combined with other discounts or gift certificates. Valid 7/1/14-7/31/14.

expires Wednesday

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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