An independent hotel inhabiting the newly resurrected mid-century Home Savings Bank, The Durham is instilled with the energy and entrepreneurial spirit of its namesake city. The hotel, designed by acclaimed firm Commune, is a cultural hub for the vibrant and engaged downtown community and a perfect backdrop for the festival experience. 53 guest rooms feature inspired interiors and collaborations with local producers such as Raleigh Denim, NC Made and Burt’s Bees. All guests will enjoy a daily farmer’s market continental breakfast, and rooftop yoga, all at a central location walking distance to all Art of Cool venues.
Art of Cool Festival Block Rates (starting at $209/night) are available for booking until April 22, 2016 for stays Thursday, May 5 – Sunday, May 8, 2016. To reserve rooms in the Art of Cool Festival block: please call 919-768-8830 and ask for the Art of Cool Festival rate or reserve online here (enter reservation dates and select room type).
Food & Drink by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Andrea Reusing
Featuring Counter Culture Coffee and house-made pastries by day and melting pot and hotel classics by night, the lobby coffee shop and American restaurant is a vibrant, convivial all-day destination for guests and locals alike. The rooftop bar and lounge overlooks downtown with a small kitchen and raw bar showcasing North Carolina seafood and shareable plates. The drink list offers hand-crafted original cocktails and well-made classics.
Hours of Operation
dinner Mon-Sat 5:30-10pm
brunch Sun 10:30am-2pm
coffee shop open all day
Small kitchen menu: