Raleigh-Durham International Airport is only 14 miles away. Durham Hilton The hotel near Duke University is in close proximity to several universities in North Carolina. The hotel's plush standard rooms are oversized for comfort and decorated in a crisp contemporary style. Each room has a mini-fridge, a Hilton Alarm Clock with MP3 connection, a 32-inch HDTV, a work desk, two dual-line phones with voice mail, and free high-speed internet access. Durham, NC hotel provides 10,000 square feet of event space for your business function or social event. The hotel is only eight miles from the Research Triangle Park, which is home to over 170 businesses.