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Bangalore
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Superb place- it is a beautifully designed hotel with pictures of scientist. My particular had pictures of pharmacy school. The room was very well appointed and was of good size. Breakfast served was delicious and wholesome. I enjoyed every day of my stay.

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Dear LarisaNagra, Thank you for sharing this great review. It brings us much pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate all of your kind words about our rooms, restaurant, and our collection of biographies of noted UNC alumni, faculty, and landmarks. On behalf of the entire Carolina Inn team, thank you, and we hope to...

Atlanta
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I love returning to Chapel Hill and staying at the Carolina Inn. The location is unbeatable when visiting UNC-Chapel Hill. The feel is authentic, and Friday's on the Front Porch are so much fun in the summer time. The rooms are very clean and the staff is very friendly and hospitable.

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Dear Y4141RSmarys, Thank you for the pleasant review. Your return visit is the greatest compliment we can receive! Through our southern graciousness and hospitality, we take pleasure in making the Carolina Inn a haven for an authentic experience. Thank you for the high praise and we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit!

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We absolutely loved our stay here. The decor and details are lovely. The service was warm--relaxed, yet attentive. The bed and linens are notably fantastic (they're available on the website's e-store, FYI). Enjoy!

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Dear TimmyRy, Thank you for choosing The Carolina Inn during your recent visit to Chapel Hill - and for the detailed comments regarding your stay! We love hearing when our guests enjoy their experience and we will continue to work hard to ensure that The Carolina Inn continues to set the standard for comfortable accommodations and amazing services! We hope...

Wrightsville Beach
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Wonderful hotel that had an "At home" feel. Staff was friendly and excellent attention to detail. Perfect location for our needs while in Chapel Hill to visit campus and enjoy downtown. Overall, our night here was very comfortable and relaxing.

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Dear Gregory I, Thank you for the fantastic review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with us. We are committed to providing exceptional service to all of our guests, which has been true since our doors opened in 1924. Being the only hotel on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, we love that our guests are only a short walk...

Delray Beach
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My entire family recently stayed at The Carolina Inn for a wedding. It was amazing...hotel, accommodations, staff, food, grounds, location...were all perfect. Thank you for making our weekend so special.

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Dear kathryna494, Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We are delighted to hear you and your family had a perfect stay with us. Your impression of the Carolina Inn is exactly what we hope each guest takes away upon leaving the hotel. On behalf of the entire Carolina Inn team, thank you, and we hope to welcome you...

Charlotte
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Luxurious stay. the Nicest in Chapel Hill, and I've tried them all. Firm and comfortable mattress which is unusual even in the best hotels. The plate of cheese, crackers, and nuts in my room upon arrival at no extra charge was a wonderful surprise.

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Dear B2625QXjamess, Thank you very much for the excellent review! We were extremely happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also greatly appreciate your kind comments pertaining to our hotel. We hope to see you on your next trip to Chapel Hill!

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you have business or other reason to be at UNC-Chapel Hill, The Carolina Inn is spectacular. I was there for three days for my son's orientation, and never touched my car. The campus, as well as the restaurants and shops on Franklin Street, are all in easy walking distance. The staff and accommodations are fabulous and the rooms are...

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Dear llavigne, Thank you for the wonderful review. The Carolina Inn is the only hotel on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, and we love that our guests are just a short walk from all university destinations and historic Franklin Street. Your kind words about our staff and property are greatly appreciated. We hope to welcome you back to the Carolina...

Winston-salem
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was a great place to stay as we prepare to send our son off to fours years at Chapel Hill. Coming to see our son will be a nice excuse to stay at The Carolina Inn again. When is Parents Weekend? Sign us up!

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Dear Charles C, Thank you for sharing this great review with us. Located right on the campus of the University of North Carolina, The Carolina Inn is a longtime destination and iconic landmark for college families. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to being your home away from home when visiting your son.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 July 2016

A very comfortable hotel. Some of the staff appear very young and do not have strong communication skills and seem impatient with customers. The TV cable went out periodically for no apparent reason. The worst thing about this hotel is the very limited internet connection, the quality of which seems to vary randomly throughout the day and night. I heard...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Directly across the street from student orientation sign in which is a plus. Rooms book fast so reserve way ahead of time. Dining was also tops with reasonable prices and good food. Even the valet car folks were great.

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Dear rdurkis, Thank you for the kind words about The Carolina Inn. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy your visit and enjoyed our location right on the campus of the University of North Carolina. Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $271 - $518 (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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“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”
 of 5 bubbles 182danm182, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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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