21c Museum Hotel Durham

Durham, North Carolina

A retrofitted historical building that's as vibrant as the neighborhood it resides in.

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Property Overview

Standing tall and proud in the center of downtown Durham, 21c Museum Hotel is a multi-venue contemporary art museum offering more than 10,500 square feet of art-filled exhibition and event space, a full-service boutique hotel with luxurious guest rooms, and home to the Counting House restaurant. The historic Hill Building has been re-imagined to showcase curated exhibitions and site-specific installations reflect the global nature of contemporary culture.


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Agent Tips

  • Make sure to grab a cocktail and lounge in the original Hill Building bank vault, now retrofitted into a chic social area.
Rooms + Suites

Stunning, tasteful art deco.

The 125 guestrooms at 21c Durham are spacious with high ceilings, large windows, and custom furnishings, providing a respite to the stimulating and active museum spaces below. The hotel offers over ten different room types that feature terrazzo floors, silver leaf ceilings and spacious well-appointed guestrooms. We highly recommend their 15th floor penthouse-style 21c Suite. Guestrooms feature wonderful amenities including complimentary Malin + Goetz Bath Amenities and access to exciting original artwork.

Free of unnecessary detergents, colorants, and synthetic fragrances.

The fitness center at 21c Durham features all of the equipment needed for that perfect workout, including Technogym K1 Kinesis Strength Training, functional trainer, resistance rowing machine, multiple treadmills, AKRE Core Centric Training Center, yoga space, and an assortment of free weights.

Enjoy the oasis of the 21c Spa that includes a sauna, steam room, and three treatment rooms. The hotel offers a range of spa offerings including deep tissue, prenatal, aromatherapy, and hot stone massages. 21c utilizes Malin + Goetz products which are free of unnecessary detergents, colorants, and synthetic fragrances.

Bold flavors and playful dishes.

At 21c Durham's Counting House, local cuisine meets the bold flavors and playful techniques of executive chef Jeff Seizer. Inspired by old school European techniques and simple preparations, his menu is familiar yet unexpected. This is a social experience set amongst the art of today, designed to provide you with an easy-going escape that will feed your soul.
Who's it for?

Families seeking a quick weekend getaway.

21c Durham is great for both families and couples that are looking for a weekend getaway or stopping through on the way to the final destination. Whether you’re a cultural connoisseur, foodie, or sports enthusiast, chances of falling in love with this historical charmer are high.
  • Location
    21c Durham is located in the heart of of Durham, an incubator for vibrant arts and culinary communities.

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