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Morehead Manor Bed & Breakfast

914 Vickers Avenue , Durham, NC 27701 USA (Show map)
33 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
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.6

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33 Reviews

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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!

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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, Durham Performing Arts Center - DPAC, Nasher Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Zoo, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Food Tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade

Inn Details

Establishment type

Urban Inn, Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast

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

Easter Special - get 1/2 off a night's stay

Regular Rate: $318 now $238.50 (25% Savings:)

Need a break for Easter? Why not "Hop" on over to Durham this weekend and visit us at Morehead Manor? Reserve 1 night and get 1/2 off the 2nd. Use the additional savings to enjoy a meal at one of the great restaurants within walking distance of the inn. Call us at 919-687-4366 or visit moreheadmanor ask for the EASTER2014 special. This special cannot be combined with other discounts or gift certificates.

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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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