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The Carolina Inn

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  • Average5%
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Perfect location for visiting Chapel Hill. Service is splendid. Decorations and history of school represented well throughout the hotel. Easy walk to Franklin Street and various sites on campus. Although rooms are small, very well appointed.More

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Response from manager1924, Manager at The Carolina InnResponded 3 May 2017

Dear 1usa, Thank you for the excellent 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 delighted you enjoyed our collection of biographies...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

The Carolina Inn is a very special property filled with warmth and charm. From the moment you arrive you feel like you are home. The rooms are beautifully appointed and conducive to a wonderful night's sleep. Can't wait to return!More

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Response from manager1924, Manager at The Carolina InnResponded 3 May 2017

Dear K554TCannad, Thank you for the wonderful review! It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality and embrace our identity as The University’s Living Room! Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to your next visit to...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Authentic southern experience. The food was amazing. The staff very attentive and friendly. Great value and great location right on campus. Next time I'll be in Chapel Hill I will definitely stay at the Carolina Inn.More

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Response from manager1924, Manager at The Carolina InnResponded 29 April 2017

Dear Y3500MJalessandrof, Thank you for the excellent review. It is our goal to ensure 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. We are also delighted that...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place is beautiful, accessible to everything on campus and in town and the staff is lovely , helpful, and very friendly. I cannot say more than stay here if you are visiting Chapel Hill. W S RobinsonMore

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Response from manager1924, Manager at The Carolina InnResponded 29 April 2017

Dear randolphr825, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Carolina Inn. We are flattered by your comments. We take great pride in offering gracious southern hospitality in our historic setting, so we thank you for such high praise. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

A truly authentic Carolina experience. Staff is first rate. Rooms are beautiful and clean. Even small rooms in historic side of hotel are wonderful. Crossroads is great place for drinks and for breakfast.More

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Response from manager1924, Manager at The Carolina InnResponded 30 April 2017

Dear BBbyrne, Thank you for the delightful review. We love to hear how our guests experience the collegiate connection with southern graciousness and hospitality. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our staff, rooms, and Crossroads Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$164 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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US$164 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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traumadoctor
18 November 2016|
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Response from manager1924 | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your question. We will be able to keep your car up front in our horseshoe where we have staff from 6:30am-11pm every day, who will keep a personal eye on your vehicle. Thank you!
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Ashley S
29 October 2016|
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Dear Ashley S, Thank you for your email. We are more than happy to accommodate your 5 month old baby. The Carolina Inn welcomes all guests regardless of age. Please note that we are also more than happy to set up a crib in... More
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Jacki C
11 July 2016|
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According to their website they are a pet-free facility.
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"Ask for a room that is higher up and overlooks a garden vs the parking lot."
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"ask for a room on a higher floor, at the end of a hallway. rooms on the main floor can get noisy with the..."
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"Our first floor room was quiet, however this was a holiday for the college. It can be a lot more noisy when..."
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"Avoid rooms near elevators. Our last stay in room 329 was directly across from an elevator and we heard..."
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