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Arrowhead Inn Bed & Breakfast

106 Mason Road
Durham, NC 27712

Toll-free 800-528-2207

Phone 919-477-8430

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Set among six acres of lush gardens, blooming magnolia and pecan trees, this eighteenth century plantation estate has been beautifully restored to a graceful Durham bed and breakfast. Relax in the charm of our historic property and indulge in classic Southern hospitality, while enjoying all the comforts and amenities of a modern luxury hotel.

Our Durham B&B is perfect for weekend getaways or business travels. While you will feel worlds away, we are only a short drive from the campus of Duke University, with its magnificent Sarah Duke Gardens, Duke Chapel, and Nasher Art Museum, and 15 minutes to the restaurants and attractions in downtown Durham.

The Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast offers the perfect setting for romantic getaways in North Carolina. Rekindle or ignite your romance in front of a cozy log fireplace in our elegant guest rooms. Wrap yourself in a satin terry luxury robe as you step outside a soothing spa steam shower or sip sparkling wine in one of our double whirlpools. Delight in the gourmet breakfast served every morning by our chef, made from the freshest ingredients, including herbs from our gardens and local farmers' produce.

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Consider hosting your special event or a fairytale North Carolina wedding at our charming B&B near Raleigh, North Carolina. We can accommodate events up to 100 guests, from an intimate fireside elopement ceremony to a full reception in our beautiful gardens. Whether you are joining us for a quick romantic getaway, or a special celebration, rest assured the Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast will make it an experience to remember. The gracious staff at our bed and breakfast in Durham is waiting to pamper you and attend to every detail of your stay.

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$100-199, $200-299, $300+

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City/Metro, Suburban, Rural

Onsite, 24 hr, Business Hours

  • Valet Parking
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Gardens on Property
  • Laundry/Drycleaning Services
  • Business Center
  • GLBT Friendly
  • Green/Enviro-Friendly
  • National Historic Registry

Onsite , Nearby

Smoke-Free, Outside Only


Wireless, Complimentary


Our bed and breakfast in Durham is perfect for relaxing and romantic getaways in North Carolina. Our convenient location in Durham is just a short drive from Chapel Hill, NC, but feels worlds away!

Whether you select one of our elegant guestrooms in the Manor House, the romantic Garden Cottage, or the secluded Carolina Log Cabin, you will be treated to luxurious amenities such as terry satin robes, Egyptian cotton towels, fine bed linens, and Provence bath accessories. Thoughtful touches such as fresh cut flowers, CD players with a selection of romantic music, and cozy fireplaces are featured in every room. Private bathrooms, wireless Internet access, DVD player/cable TV, MP3 dock & clock, air conditioning, telephones, iron/ironing board, hairdryers, and refrigerators are found in all rooms. Double bubbly whirlpools and relaxing steam showers await your pleasure in the premium suites.

Room rates include a full breakfast every morning, afternoon refreshments, and complimentary beverage center. Rates vary by day of the week. Weekend rates apply to Friday and Saturday.

  • Apartment
  • Cabins
  • Cottages
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites

Twin, Queen, King



  • Air Conditioning
  • Antique Furnishings
  • Bathrobes
  • Featherbeds
  • Fireplaces
  • Hairdryers
  • Luxury Linens
  • Private Deck
  • Private Entrance
  • Refrigerators
  • Rollaway Available
  • Telephones
  • Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Ironing Boards
  • Microwaves
  • Turndown Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning

  • Cable TV
  • CD Players
  • iPod Docking Stations
  • Video Library

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Breakfast at the Arrowhead

One of the highlights of enjoying lodging accommodations at our Durham bed and breakfast inn is awaking each morning to a full gourmet breakfast!. Included in our room rates, a breakfast at the Arrowhead B&B is a delicious way to start your day!

Everything is made from the freshest ingredients, for a true North Carolina farm to table dining experience. With chef /owner Phil Taber in the kitchen, you can be sure that a mouthwatering dish will be set in front of you every morning. Start the morning off with a cup of freshly brewed coffee, tea, or juice, and enjoy the charming Keeping Room or sunlit verandas.

Your first-course offering will be one of Phil's scrumptious scones, perhaps a lemon-ginger selection, which leaves most guests wondering if there might be another one hiding in the kitchen. Savor fresh fruit as you wait for the chef to finish the final details of your entree, which is bound to be a creative take on eggs, crepes, French toast, pancakes, or waffles. For lighter fare, help yourself to homemade granola with fruit and yogurt. For those late sleepers, we offer a continental breakfast until 10:30 a.m.

Complimentary Afternoon Refreshments

Starting at 4:00 p.m., you'll find a tempting selections of appetizers, sweets and refreshements. Enjoy strolling through our gardens or enjoy a glass of wine out in the gazebo.

Dinner at the Inn

Because Dinner at the Inn is specifically offered to you, our guests, to enhance your experience, advanced reservations are required. You may request the following dining options:

Elegant Tasting Dinner
Savor a five course Tasting Dinner at the Inn featuring a variety of cuisine prepared by our gourmet chef and owner. Explore new flavors and let our chef exercise your palate using the freshest seasonal ingredients. We’ll set the mood in our charming Keeping Room with candlelight, soothing classical music, and fresh flowers at your private table.
$60 per person

Personal Chef Dinner
Celebrate a special occasion with our Personal Chef Dinner. This delectable feast is a lovely way to relax and indulge in the beauty of our surroundings.  The menu is personally created with your tastes in mind. Let your romance blossom amidst candles, soft music, and fresh flowers, as we deliver a five course dinner to you in the privacy of your suite or veranda.

Lighter Fare                                                                                                                                                                                                                             For our guests with smaller appetites we offer Lighter Fare dinners.  As with Dinner at the Inn advanced reservations are required. You may request the following dining options:

Light Dinner
After a long day of travel, wouldn’t it be nice to have delectable light fare awaiting your arrival? Our chef will prepare his homemade soup or pasta  of the day, a refreshing field green salad with accompaniments and our special dressing, warm fresh bread, coffee or tea, and “something sweet” for dessert.  (Served between 6PM and 8PM)                             
$25/person and up

Phil’s Meal of the Moment
For a smaller meal that features the ingenuity and talent of our chef, request the three course "Meal of the Moment." Chef Phil will create a delicious seasonal salad with homemade dressing to accompany his entree du jour, and he will finish the meal with one of his sensational desserts.          $45/person and up

Picnic at the Arrowhead
Whether you’re off to a day of hiking or want to enjoy a romantic dinner al fresco we can prepare a gourmet picnic basket filled with delectable goodies such as: artisan cheeses, cured meats, marinated olives, cool soups, and a pasta salad. Choose a grilled chicken, smoked turkey wrap, or a garden veggie wrap. And for your sweet tooth we’ll include fresh fruit, and a homemade dessert!
Basket for two starts at $55

The perfect wine to pair with your picnic is available from our wine cellar starting at $25 a bottle.

Special Events and Seasonal Dinners

Additional dining options will be offered throughout the year for holidays, events, and other special occasions.

Make your stay at the Arrowhead Inn a delicious one! We offer a variety of evening dining options for our guests upon their request. Every dish is crafted with fresh, local ingredients to create a meal that you won't soon forget!



Individual Tables, Set Times, Flexible Times


Beer, Wine

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Special Diets Accommodated
  • Vegetarian Options

  • Complimentary Beverages
  • Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
  • Complimentary Snacks
  • Early Coffee/Tea
  • Evening Hors d'oeuvres
  • Picnics Available
  • Room Service

$20-29, $30+


  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Biking
  • Culinary Classes
  • Garden Tours
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Museums
  • Rivers/Lakes
  • Shopping
  • Sports Events
  • State/National Parks
  • Winery Tours

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Make a great impression.

Located just a short drive from Research Triangle Park, the facilities at the Arrowhead Inn are ideally designed for conferences, meetings, or retreats for groups of 4 to 30 people. You are welcome to utilize our garden verandas for break-out sessions, and wireless Internet access is available throughout the Inn. If needed, overnight accommodations are available for up to 9 guests.

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be prepared at the Inn, allowing you to create a schedule that best suits your needs. We can also provide morning and afternoon refreshments to help keep all your creative juices flowing! Contact us to start planning an event that will help you make a great impression.

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  • Business
  • Family Reunion
  • Social








  • Onsite Catering

Indoor, Outdoor


30 indoors, 99 outdoors

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Celebrate your special day at our b&b near Raleigh, North Carolina, where we can provide a charming and unique setting that will enchant your family and friends. Whether an intimate fireside ceremony or an outdoor garden wedding reception for up to 100 guests, our elegant property is perfect for all sizes of celebrations. 

Our innkeeper/chef and staff will help you plan the perfect wedding dinner which will delight you and your guests. Our custom menus are created using the freshest seasonal ingredients. We will help guide you through every step of planning your wedding, from chair rentals to recommending the best florist in the area. For overnight accommodations we have 9 guest rooms or suites and can host up to 20 guests. We have several luxury suites perfect for an unforgettable wedding night.  

Make your North Carolina wedding dreams come true at the Arrowhead Inn Bed and Breakfast!

  • Ceremony
  • Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bridal Luncheon

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor


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