Unscripted Hotels Durham
Unscripted Hotels Durham

Well, hello!

For our debut property, Unscripted has planted its flag in Durham, North Carolina and given its historic location on 202 N Corcoran Street a second life as a vibrant, community-focused hospitality destination.

Formerly the Jack Tar Hotel that operated in the 1960s, Unscripted Durham offers 74 boutique rooms and suites. Unscripted features allday, a full service grab and go coffee shop and restaurant, The Patio, a seasonal rooftop pool that offers a full service restaurant and bar and The Studio, where you can grab the perfect craft cocktail and enjoy a variety of shareable plates. Additional on-site outlets include Jack Tar and The Colonel's Daughter and Pour Taproom

Powered by progressive energy and sleek design, it’s the perfect place for mixing business with pleasure and connecting with culture. Things are always changing around here so be sure to check out our blog for the latest on all our special events, promotions, parties and more. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Rooms With a View

Unscripted’s rooms blend timeless mid-century design with modern functionality. The sleek and streamlined designs are bold yet totally approachable. Filled with unexpected details and hidden surprises, each room is full of character, just like the city of Durham.


A great event is all about that perfect union of style, design and execution. Like all aspects of the Unscripted experience, when it comes to events and gatherings, no detail is overlooked. You provide your vision, we will handle the rest. Be sure to stay up to date with all of our weekly happenings.

allday buzzes with impromptu meetings and freelance energy where locals and guests alike enjoy a rotating single origin coffee program from Brooklyn-based Roasters Toby’s Estate, and grab and go foods. It’s the perfect place for grabbing a quick sip and a fresh sandwich, taking a morning meeting, escaping an afternoon meeting and unwinding after a long day with a few libations. One part elevated coffee bar/marketplace, one part laid back meeting hub, it’s designed to fit into your lifestyle morning, noon and night.


The Studio, otherwise known as Durham’s living room, is the place for socializing, drinking, hanging out and getting inspired. There’s specialized cocktails for sipping, a lounge area for relaxing, and delicious shareable plates.  During the week, the after-work cocktail culture gathers to sip on signature drinks and during the weekend you can enjoy late-night fun with live DJ’ s and great music.

The Patio is our rooftop pool which offers a full service New Americano ‘Beach-stro’ restaurant and lounge that activates a cultural calendar of weekly branded events. The Patio, is a one-stop resort like atmosphere with unmatched views of the Durham skyline and personalized service. The Patio provides a unique experience where locals & guests can relax, drink, eat and have fun.What’s not to love?

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