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The Umstead Hotel and Spa

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Nestled lakeside on 12 acres of beautiful grounds in Cary, N.C., The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a calming retreat and luxury destination. The Umstead features 150 oversized guest rooms, elegant furnishings and signature amenities. The Umstead welcomes and inspires guests to find comfort, tranquility and indulgence in the meticulously landscaped property, as well as the plush Umstead Spa and contemporary American cuisine of Executive Chef Steven Greene at its signature Forbes Five Star restaurant, Herons. Independently owned and operated, The Umstead Hotel and Spa is North Carolina's first full-service hotel to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award and is a Forbes Five Star rated property.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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40Car recommended
Grade: 40 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
100Room tips
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This 5-star hotel is one of the best hotels in the USA. Professional staff, delicious food, luxurious spa and outstanding wine list all make this hotel an outstanding place to visit. Rooms are elegant and the atmosphere is very sophisticated but not pretentious. The jazz band
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My husband and I love to have a staycation at the Umstead. Yes we are locals but it's so wonderful to have a gem of a property like the Umstead in the Raleigh area. The hotel itself is beautiful and organic surrounded by nature, a beautiful pond and overlooking the pool. It's
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I put this hotel against any competitor world wide - in it’s category - and expect it to do well. Service was really impeccable from front door to restaurant to housekeeping. Well appointed. Food quality was very good. And scenery location really excellent
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This hotel is the way it should be done... the staff is professional and kind, the interior is artsy, but not at the expense of staying warm, the grounds are beautiful. Everything during our stay was top notch... Looking forward to the next!
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We stayed briefly while in town for business. The service was excellent. The surroundings were quite beautiful. We didn't have time for the spa or to really explore, but I will save that for next time. Room was enormous and the bathroom was gorgeous!
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Is there a golf course on-site or nearby?
Valerie- so sorry that it has taken me four months to respond. I am pretty sure that you have your answer by now. I just figured out where the message icon is for Trip Advisor. Prestonwood in Cary is not too far and a relatively good place to hit the green. Perry
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Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing The Umstead Hotel and Spa for your visit to the Carolinas. Our reservations department will be able to assist you with your inquiry, as they will have access to all your reservation details and will be able to discuss facility usage the day of your departure. They can be reached at 919-447-4050. We look forward to welcoming you to our property.
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Dear Kim, Thank you for your question! Our outdoor pool will open in March, and is heated so should the weather be cold you will still be able to swim. Our outdoor fireplace is currently available, and you are able to enjoy drinks there year round. All our best, The Umstead Hotel and Spa
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What are the pool hours in the summer?
Our pool is open from Sunrise to Sunset daily, which is usually from around 7am through 7pm give or take. The pool is also seasonal and is only closed during the winter months. Please let us know if you have any other questions and we will be happy to assist. Warm regards, The Umstead Hotel and Spa
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"Rooms facing the pool having lovely views of the lake."
"Lake view suite"
"Well appointed!"
"stay away from rooms on the I40 side...."
"Definitely ask for a room facing the lake"
US$ 379 - US$ 596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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