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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina inn was great! We loved our stay! And would highly reccomnend it to anyone! We had our whole weddin party stay and they loved it! The room and staff are great and very preoffeaional! We loved it!

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

Dear Stefano R, Thank you for the excellent review. We are delighted to hear that you and your wedding party had an amazing stay at The Carolina Inn! We were especially pleased that you found our staff to be professional, friendly and accommodating. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to our respected departments. Thank you for...

Rockford, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel and its staff were warm and welcoming from the moment we drove up. The room was spacious and the beds were comfortable. Great place to sit outside and have a drink. We were visiting UNC and it was so great just walking out the door of the Inn and onto the campus. Definitely our hotel of choice when...

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

Dear Jill P, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Carolina Inn. Being the only hotel on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, we love that our guests are just a short walk from all university destinations. Thank you again for all of your kind words regarding our...

Asheville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and clean rooms. Beautiful bathroom and very comfortable beds. We always enjoy staying at the Carolina Inn when visiting our children at UNC. We are looking forward to our next stay at the Carilina Inn.

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

Dear Bob G, Thank you so much for the excellent review. We are honored that you have continued to stay with us when visiting your children at UNC. Your return visit is the greatest compliment we can receive. We take great pride in offering gracious southern hospitality, and we thank you for such high praise. We look forward to your...

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carolina Inn managed to combine the grace and charm of a time past with modern amenities to produce the best results. When I entered the foyer, I did not realize I was holding my breath until I let it out. It is beautiful and calming. The front desk staff, in true Southern fashion, was warm and welcoming. The room...

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

Dear MorecattleLessbull, What a delight to read the notes from your recent stay! We pride ourselves on ensuring guests feel that they are truly part of the place, so we are delighted to hear that you experienced authentic southern hospitality in our historic hotel. Thank you for all of your kind words regarding the hotel’s ambiance, staff and guest rooms....

Maplewood, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to beautiful Chapel Hill from the Northeast for a college visit to UNC. Although we stayed only one night, it was a stellar experience from the time we checked in until the time we checked out. The staff is both courteous and helpful. The rooms and common spaces exude southern charm and are well-maintained. The property is also...

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

Dear AndreLee90, Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We are delighted to hear you had an amazing stay with us. Your impression of the hotel is exactly what we hope each guest takes away upon leaving . We hope to welcome you back to the Carolina Inn on your next trip to Chapel Hill!

Newton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome. Always exceeds my expectations. Nostalgic hallways. Located very close to downtown and to campus. Always loved to get out and walk everywhere. It is like a museum, all the hallways mad rooms are filled with photos of famous people who graduated from UNC.

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

Dear 191deloresh, Thank you for the excellent review. We certainly treasure our central location and love that our guests are just a short walk from all university destinations and Franklin Street. We appreciate your kinds words regarding our collection of biographies of noted UNC alumni, faculty, and landmarks. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Carolina Inn and...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facilities are relics of the past that are fully updated with all the modern amenities anyone could expect. We attended a wedding and stayed several nights. The food was always excellent, whether from the restaurant or the banquet halls. The location is central to UNC ... you can walk to anywhere you're needing to get to on campus within...

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

Dear lhaiglerjr, Thank you very much for the wonderful review! With the décor inspired by historical southern antiques along with the latest modern amenities, we are delighted to hear how you enjoyed a unique southern experience at The Carolina Inn. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed our location, relished your every meal and found our staff to be considerate...

Bethesda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had eaten at the Carolina Inn many times but never stayed here. It was very nice, great ambiance, staff and location. Food was excellent. Rooms were very nice. Fitness Center too small. Nice to be able to walk to Franklin Street

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Dear Susan T, Thank you for the great review! We are thrilled that you were able to stay with us on your most recent visit to Chapel Hill! We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our restaurant, guest rooms, staff, location, and the hotel’s ambiance. Thank you again for choosing to stay at The Carolina Inn and we forward...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother-in-law and I decided to try the afternoon tea at the Carolina Inn. We arrived a bit early and we're unable to be seated until our reserved time. That was no matter because we simply enjoyed the beautiful lobby and a quick walk through some of the historic hallways. Our hostess promptly showed us to a table in the...

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Dear Jennifer G, Thank you for the wonderful review. We love that you took the time from your busy schedule to enjoy a relaxing and classic southern tradition at The Carolina Inn! We are delighted you enjoyed your tea experience served in our elegant Piedmont dining room. Thank you again for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming...

Amherst, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed over last Friday as part of a group attending a UNC event. I am local and had been looking forward to a chance to experience a stay at the Inn. When I originally arrived on Thursday to check in, I unexpectedly learned my reservation was in their system only for Friday night, even though I had been told...

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Dear Sfamor, We are truly sorry and hope you will accept our apologies for the service issues you experienced during your recent stay at The Carolina Inn. It is especially disappointing that we failed to deliver the level of service that we try to achieve by making your stay relaxing and filled with positive interactions. Once again, my apologies for...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

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Address: 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2739
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $243 - $510 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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“All rooms we checked out were beautiful!”
obxmom4ever, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are well placed for the best view of the grounds.”
MorecattleLessbull, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Higher Floor, non-connecting rooms”
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)!!”
ArchitectZ, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a corner room with windows”
lguy66, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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