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Oak Ridge, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent service and very accommodating! A snow storm hit during our wedding weekend and the Carolina Inn staff did everything possible to accommodate our needs and those of our guests. Excellent food, clean, comfortable, beautiful location for pictures! We are very happy with our stay! Thank you!

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Charlotte
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Carolina Inn is one of my favorite places to stay. I always feel at home here and the service is top notch. Everyone is super welcoming, friendly and helpful. Our dinner in the restaurant was one of the best meals I have had in Chapel Hill. We will definitely be back!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear kelleyb854, Thank you very much for the fantastic review! We are delighted and flattered by your compliments regarding our staff and restaurant. Using local ingredients, our chef and his talented team continue to create delicious culinary creations that we hope will bring you back again and again. On behalf of the entire Carolina Inn team, thank you, and we...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Carolina Inn for one night when we came to Chapel Hill for a UNC men's basketball game. We had considered staying at another property which was cheaper (but farther away) and were glad we didn't! Though the Inn is almost 100 years old, the decor and furnishings are up-to-date while keeping with the...

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear CurlyTraveler7, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. Through our southern graciousness and hospitality, we take pleasure in making the Inn a haven for an authentic experience. We appreciate your wonderful comments and we look forward to your next visit to Chapel Hill and The Carolina Inn!

Bunnlevel, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was really well do me (of course, clean, well appointed, quiet, etc.) housekeeping perfect, restaurant food was excellent for every meal and room service, concierge and valet completely accommodating. Gardens were beautiful when looking out windows. We will definitely be back!!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Penny J, Thank you for the lovely review. It brings us much pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our staff, restaurant, and grounds. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit!

Danville
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Carolina Inn can always be counted on for high quality service, accommodations, food, and experience. Always my choice when in the area and returning to UNC. It offers exceptional dining in the Crossroads restaurant, easy walking to downtown and the campus, and a historic archive of UNC....we love it.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear O3050VFjonb, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality in our treasured historic venue. Thank you again for all of your kind words about our hotel. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love staying at the Carolina Inn due to the overall historic charming feeling and location. Being a UNC grad it makes coming back much more special. It is a lovely hotel and great service. We will always stay here as long as we can get a reservation.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn V, Thank you for the wonderful review. As a historic landmark in Chapel Hill, we take great pride in our historic venue steeped in Carolina history and traditions, so we’re delighted to read such high praise for our historic inn. Thank you again for all of your kind words regarding our staff, location, and ambiance. We certainly look...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you have the opportunity to visit UNC, stay at The Carolina Inn. The staff is awesome and the rooms are very cozy. Every time I needed something the staff was very accommodating. The hotel is close to food and other opportunities to walk around and see the campus of UNC. Stop by and tell em Drew sent ya!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Andrew F, Thank you very much for the great review! We were extremely happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We greatly appreciate your kind comments regarding our accommodating staff and central location on campus. Thank you again for your recommendation and we look forward to your next visit!

Littleton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous setting on the UNC campus, beautiful accommodations and lovely staff. You can walk virtually anywhere on the campus and to restaurants on Chapel Hill. The Inn is beautifully decorated and the historical information on the walls in most of the hallways was fascinating. The valet service was great. I would definitely stay here again. I loved the room!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Laura G, Thank you for the lovely review. Being the only hotel on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, we love that our guests are only a short walk from all university destinations and historic Franklin Street. We are also delighted you enjoyed your room, our valet team, and our collection of biographies of noted UNC alumni, faculty, and landmarks....

Clemmons
Reviewed 1 week ago

great hotel, close to wedding venue, great beds, easy check in check out, bar had a great lunch menu- best grill cheese I have ever had, staff very friendly only negative- bathroom shower needed some more attention- mildew

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear harrietty2017, Thank you for the nice review. It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy their experience at The Carolina Inn. However, we do wish to apologize about the bathroom shower and will address this matter at once. Nevertheless, thank you again for your kind words regarding our rooms, staff, and restaurant. We hope to welcome you back...

Tallahassee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Inn is one of the nicest smaller hotels I have stayed, and I have been to many all over the country. I prefer historic hotels and this one did not disappoint. I hope to return many times.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Y341BQroberth, Thank you for sharing your welcoming review of your recent visit. We are honored by your compliment, especially considering your extensive traveling. As a historic landmark in Chapel Hill, we take pride in our historic venue steeped in Carolina history and traditions. Thank you again for your kind words and we hope to welcome you back to the...

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We are conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, at the doorstep of the beautiful campus of The University of North Carolina. Come experience world-class service, elegantly appointed guest accommodations, superb dining, outstanding meeting and banquet facilities, and an expert staff. ... more   less 

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Address: 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: €169 - €327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Carolina Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 185
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Also Known As:
The Carolina Hotel Chapel Hill
Carolina Hotel Chapel Hill
The Carolina Inn Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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#1 Green Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
#3 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
#4 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
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“Higher Floor, non-connecting rooms”
 of 5 bubbles nmeas1, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As always---don't just request ANY room!! Ask for a room facing the courtyard and up on the 3rd floor (as one example)!!”
 of 5 bubbles ArchitectZ, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a corner room with windows”
 of 5 bubbles lguy66, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a higher level room class if you need more space”
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“View of the fall leaves outside my window was a plus.”
  • Classic vintage photos of UNC classrooms adorn the bedrooms - here, nursing and law school photo
  • Love a place seeing branding oportunities at every turn - even the bottom of a silver trash bask
 of 5 bubbles HFTM, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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