Whether business or pleasure brings you to Durham, you'll appreciate the comforts and service at La Quinta. Located off I-40 at Highway 55, the non-smoking hotel is nine miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). It offers easy access to Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. Close to The Streets at Southpoint and the Durham Performing Arts Center. Featuring 1,250 square feet of event space, the hotel offers two meeting rooms that accommodate 45 guests.Airport.