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Cary, North Carolina
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42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The husband and I visited the Inn for our 10 year anniversary and were extremely pleased! The room was spacious and clean, the staff was beyond courteous and very receptive to our needs. We were surprised with a full bottle of wine and chocolate covered strawberries, as well as a little snack of pimiento cheese and crackers. Usually when we... More 

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Greensboro
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Carolina Inn is a gorgeous property, and it was decorated beautifully for the season. The rooms are cozy but spacious, and the whole place has a very historic and colonial but elegant feel to it. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and incredibly helpful.

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My fiancé and I went to stopped by the sales office at the Carolina Inn, we were referred by a close friend and we were in the area and while we did not have an appointment we thought we may just talk about options. We had the opportunity to speak with Charmaine and she did show us around the facility.... More 

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Asheboro
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second time staying at the Carolina Inn. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The room was very nice. The Christmas decorations were beautiful! I would highly recommend Carolina Inn to others!

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear donaldp877, Thank you for the fantastic review. Your return visit is the greatest compliment we can receive. It is our goal to deliver exceptional service and gracious Southern hospitality in this beautiful college town of Chapel Hill. We thank you for such high praise, and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Los Osos
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable beds, pleasant room and serviceable bathroom. Our only quarrel is with the atmosphere of the bar/restaurant - these used to be delightful but have been "modernized" and lost the charm.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear judithcadigan, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to The Carolina Inn. Our mission is to provide our guests with gracious southern hospitality in our treasured historic venue. With the room décor inspired by historical southern antiques along with the latest modern amenities, it’s pleasing to hear how our guests discover and enjoy... More 

Matthews
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent value of special offer package. No more expensive than nearby hotel chains. Top quality in all respects. Old-fashioned attention to detail made for a very pleasant and memorable stay. Exceeded my expectations in every way. It would be difficult to find this level of service and accommodation anywhere else in today's cookie-cutter, fast-moving culture.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Charles A, Thank you for the excellent review. As a historic landmark in Chapel Hill, we take 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 choosing to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Upon a late arrival we were greeted by a very friendly and welcoming staff. The lobby was beautifully decorated for the Christmas season. My room was very spacious, clean, nicely furnished and comfortable. The restaurant offered a nice breakfast buffet with a menu if desired. Great location near UNC campus with many restaurants and shops within walking distance. I'd definitely... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear David M, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us! It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality in our treasured historic venue. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our Christmas decor, rooms, restaurant, and location. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chapel Hill and The Carolina Inn! More 

Ridgewood
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food options at Crossroads are limited and not the quality / variety since the renovation of this eating aarea. It no longer has the charm nor the exquisiteness of dining. It seems it is trying to be a NYC eatery - it has lost its southern charm.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Driving from Pittsburgh to Tampa, we were looking for a quaint place to spend the night when searching Expedia my husband found The Carolina Inn AND a HALF-OFF discount! From the moment we pulled in the driveway a little after midnight we were THRILLED we booked it site unseen! The Inn was completely decorated for Christmas and the front desk... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Margaret M, Thank you so much for the wonderful detailed review. We pride ourselves on offering a memorable experience, so we’re pleased to read that this was your impression of your stay. We are delighted that you loved your accommodations and that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. On behalf of the entire Carolina Inn team,... More 

Oak Park
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Check out Crossroads for a drink before dinner (sit outside by the fireplace). It was a relaxing atmosphere! Bed was comfortable. Quaint southern atmosphere. Most delicious "welcome" cookies! One negative-charged $15 to park the car overnight.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear kellycA3611CU, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at the Carolina Inn. We are so glad you enjoyed the hotel's ambiance and had a chance to enjoy our new outdoor dining area. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about The Carolina Inn

Address: 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $222 - $481 (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
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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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“ask for a corner room with windows”
 of 5 bubbles lguy66, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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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
“Get a view of gardens not street or parking lot.”
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“Choose the first floor in the back area near parking if you want closer access to your car!”
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