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Bunnlevel, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was really well do me (of course, clean, well appointed, quiet, etc.) housekeeping perfect, restaurant food was excellent for every meal and room service, concierge and valet completely accommodating. Gardens were beautiful when looking out windows. We will definitely be back!!

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Danville
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Carolina Inn can always be counted on for high quality service, accommodations, food, and experience. Always my choice when in the area and returning to UNC. It offers exceptional dining in the Crossroads restaurant, easy walking to downtown and the campus, and a historic archive of UNC....we love it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love staying at the Carolina Inn due to the overall historic charming feeling and location. Being a UNC grad it makes coming back much more special. It is a lovely hotel and great service. We will always stay here as long as we can get a reservation.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you have the opportunity to visit UNC, stay at The Carolina Inn. The staff is awesome and the rooms are very cozy. Every time I needed something the staff was very accommodating. The hotel is close to food and other opportunities to walk around and see the campus of UNC. Stop by and tell em Drew sent ya!

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

Dear Andrew F, Thank you very much for the great review! We were extremely happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We greatly appreciate your kind comments regarding our accommodating staff and central location on campus. Thank you again for your recommendation and we look forward to your next visit!

Littleton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous setting on the UNC campus, beautiful accommodations and lovely staff. You can walk virtually anywhere on the campus and to restaurants on Chapel Hill. The Inn is beautifully decorated and the historical information on the walls in most of the hallways was fascinating. The valet service was great. I would definitely stay here again. I loved the room!

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

Dear Laura G, Thank you for the lovely 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 also delighted you enjoyed your room, our valet team, and our collection of biographies of noted UNC alumni, faculty, and landmarks....

Clemmons
Reviewed 1 week ago

great hotel, close to wedding venue, great beds, easy check in check out, bar had a great lunch menu- best grill cheese I have ever had, staff very friendly only negative- bathroom shower needed some more attention- mildew

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

Dear harrietty2017, Thank you for the nice review. It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy their experience at The Carolina Inn. However, we do wish to apologize about the bathroom shower and will address this matter at once. Nevertheless, thank you again for your kind words regarding our rooms, staff, and restaurant. We hope to welcome you back...

Tallahassee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Inn is one of the nicest smaller hotels I have stayed, and I have been to many all over the country. I prefer historic hotels and this one did not disappoint. I hope to return many times.

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

Dear Y341BQroberth, Thank you for sharing your welcoming review of your recent visit. We are honored by your compliment, especially considering your extensive traveling. As a historic landmark in Chapel Hill, we take pride in our historic venue steeped in Carolina history and traditions. Thank you again for your kind words and we hope to welcome you back to the...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place for a Chapel Hill wedding over New Years weekend. We enjoyed our room, the restaurant, and the great holiday displays, tree, and gingerbread houses up in the lobby and sitting areas. Thanks for a great stay.

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

Dear Quinn_Reviews, Thank you for the great review! It brings us much pleasure to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our rooms, restaurant, and twelve days of Christmas displays. We look forward to welcoming you once again should your travels bring you back to Chapel Hill!

Charlotte
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at the Carolina Inn many times, we could think of no better Christmas gift to our selves than an overnight stay at the Carolina Inn. From our arrival to our departure, the staff could not have been more accommodating. The clerk at the check-in even opened up the gift shop so my husband could purchase a post card....

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

Dear 874judithb, Thank you for the lovely review. Your return visit is the greatest compliment we can receive! Our staff feels passionately about the service we provide, so we will be sure to share your praises with our team. We greatly appreciate all of your kind words and we look forward to your next visit to Chapel Hill and The...

Wilmington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Inn continues to build and improve their reputation as THE place to stay in Chapel Hill. It's location is second to none, obviously, and the ambiance is outstanding. I particularly enjoyed the pictures of distinguished alumni and faculty displayed throughout the property.

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

Dear D6116UUlars, Thank you for the wonderful review. We certainly treasure our central location in Chapel Hill and embrace our identity as The University's Living Room! We love hearing when our guests enjoy their experience and we will continue to work hard to maintain the Inn to the standard of excellence! Thank you again for your high praise, and look...

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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: ₹ 12,347 - ₹ 23,740 (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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