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Unscripted Durham

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Brand-new hotel from the trendy Dream Hotel Group
  • Rooms are a mix of kitschy and modern with '60s-inspired decor and smart TVs
  • Relax at The Patio, the retro-inspired poolside lounge, or socialize at The Studio, the mid-century designed "rec room" bar

Enjoyed This
(17 Member Ratings)
"I love the pool/party. The rooms were tasteful and modern. Very comfy bed."
23. Jul 2018
Raleigh, NC, USA

Map & Directions

The hotel is a 20-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. 

Rooms & Rates

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Unscripted Durham, a new property from the trendy Dream Hotel Group, opened in July 2017. The boutique hotel in downtown Durham is perfect for tastemakers and business travelers. It has 74 rooms, three locally inspired restaurants and bars and a rooftop pool that overlooks the Durham skyline. 

Rooms are a mix of mid-century design and modern conveniences. The design pays homage to the 1960s with colorful wallpaper and wood paneling. The rooms are also outfitted with USB ports, Bluetooth sound systems and smart televisions to help keep guests connected. Luxury linens and Jonathan Adler bath amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. 



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

The minimum age required to check in is 21 years old. 

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 12 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.

Extra beds and infant cribs are not available. 
Nightly rate is based on double occupancy. Extra occupant fees are $10 (subject to tax) per person, per night.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: free of charge.

Maximum weight of 25 pounds. A pet waiver must be signed, upon check-in, and will cover any potential cleaning costs. Please contact the hotel for further information regarding pets on property. 

Fees: A resort/facility fee of US$9.99 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

Resort fee includes: wifi, daily in-room water, local telephone calls, hotel bicycle rentals, seasonal rooftop pool access, and two chaise lounge rentals. 

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel offers Self-Parking for $20.00 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel. These rates are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(17 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Unscripted Durham over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.0 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
I love the pool/party. The rooms were tasteful and modern. Very comfy bed.
Ray 23. Jul 2018 Raleigh, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Hip decor, on-site taproom, lively pool party
Other Comments
I was pleasantly surprised to receive a complimentary glass of wine at check-in.
Alison 02. Jul 2018 Staunton, VA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location, ambience and staff at front desk.
SHIRLENA 19. Mar 2018 Clayton, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location and wine prices.
Gail 17. Mar 2018 Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Pet friensly
Other Comments
We did not have hot water during our atay
Cynthia 05. Mar 2018 Ocean Isle Beach, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
It's VERY different from the chain hotels. Hipste-rish. Comfy bed. Nice bathroom. Fun atmosphere.
Other Comments
Would have liked to know that the pool/bar activity goes on till ~ 11:30. The noise kept us up.
Barbara 26. Feb 2018 Lewisville, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
The location is in the heart of downtown Durham allowing us to walk anywhere we want. The share bikes are across the street if one wants. Very friendly staff...eager to please. Fun and funky vibe.
Sharon 19. Feb 2018 Raleigh, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
I love the 60s and it was nice that the renovation didn’t take away from the feel of that era.
Lezlie 11. Feb 2018 Durham, NC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Design and decor
David 04. Dec 2017 Columbia, SC, USA
Enjoyed Most
Staff very nice. Parking convenient and liked parking on room level so no handling bags thru lobby and elevators, Food at cafe was fresh and tasty. Best bloody mary!
David 13. Nov 2017 Nags Head, NC, USA

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