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Reviewed 15 August 2016

You need to respond to requests to fix items that need repair in a timely matter. Otherwise it was wonderful. Please keep up the good place. Will recommend this to friends. Good luck to all that live and work there.

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Dear Jerry K, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to The Carolina Inn. We were very pleased to read that you enjoyed your wedding festivities and found our accommodations to be wonderful. However, we do wish to apologize regarding your request about repairs. We will review your feedback and we look forward to...

Winston-salem
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Carolina Inn is a venerable old-school kind of place in the best way. A great sense of place and not a cookie-cutter kind of feel. The room was spacious and comfortable. Staff quite friendly. The location is unbeatable for access to the campus and downtown. The setting is lovely.

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Dear ckm64, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We pride ourselves on offering a memorable experience, so we’re pleased to read that this was your impression of your stay. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our rooms, staff, and location. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you once more should your travels bring you...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Super great location. The little extra money was well worth staying so close to if not on campus. We parked our car and walked to everything. Rooms are a nice size and we enjoyed all the history that lines the hallways. Our girls loved the cookies at the front desk.

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Dear Jofg, The Carolina Inn has been hosting UNC Chapel Hill families, friends and alumni since 1924 and continues to be highly sought-after accommodations for anyone visiting the university. Located directly on the campus of UNC, we love that our guests are just a short walk from all university destinations and historic Franklin Street. We are so pleased that you...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Hotel is located adjacent to the university. You cannot find a better location for touring the school and the town of chapel hill. Our room was very clean and comfortable. Warm homemade cookies at check in were delicious. The hotel is being renovated and is lovely. The only complaint was the 5:30 am wake up and evacuation for a false...

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Dear Helen L, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Carolina Inn! We appreciate all of your kind words about the hotel. We certainly treasure our central location in Chapel Hill. In regards to the fire alarm, we apologize for the lack of communication, and appreciate your feedback as we continually strive to improve in all areas...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Right in the heart of the UNC campus area, the Carolina Inn was an oasis of calm and beauty in early August. The personnel give you a warm, Southern welcome. This is an older hotel, but it is beautifully maintained, and although the room is on the smaller side by 21st century standards, it was immaculate. A nice bathroom, comfortable...

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Dear Cincinnati-Bill, Thank you so much for sharing your candid feedback of your most recent stay at the Carolina Inn. 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 extremely kind comments pertaining to our hotel's ambiance. We hope to welcome you back to...

Hillsdale
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Wonderful location and beautiful accommodations. Highly recommended. Would be a great location for any family visiting the Chapel Hill area who is looking for the Carolina feel. Nice added feature was the ability to do laundry on site.

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Dear davidgD1839LU, Thank you for sharing your kind review with us. We love to hear how our guests experience the collegiate connection with southern graciousness and hospitality. Thank you very much for the recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit!

Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was a delightful two night stay, made better by the lower rates in early August (before the crowds of students and their parents arrive). Excellent rooms, breakfast in the Crossroads, service and friendliness. My new go-to hotel in Chapell Hill.

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Dear YukonRoadKing, Thank you for the outstanding review. We were very pleased to read your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Carolina Inn. We are especially pleased that you found our rooms, service, and hospitality exceptional. Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at the Carolina Inn, and we look forward to welcoming you back for...

Graham
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have stayed at this hotel many times. It is my preferred hotel in the RTP area. The location is perfect, the workout room is more than adequate, the beds are comfortable and the restaurant is very nice. A note of warning -- The restaurant is closed Sunday mornings right at the time of checkout -- not exactly ideal if...

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Dear 729kristiec, Thank you for the kind words about The Carolina Inn. We are thrilled to be your preferred hotel in the area. Our goal is to provide restful, relaxing and charming accommodations and services - and we’re glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience once more. We look forward to your next visit to Chapel Hill and The...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

As a UNC alum, I discovered the Carolina Inn the first day I set foot on campus on a beautiful late summer day in 1975. Over the last 40 years, when I've had the opportunity and the pleasure of returning to Chapel Hill, I never stay anywhere else. There's a reason why, and you should discover that reason for yourself.

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Dear James W, Thank you for such a glowing review. It brings us great pleasure when we hear alumni sharing their fond memories of their time in Chapel Hill. We certainly treasure our central location in the heart of campus and embrace our identity as The University’s Living Room! We are honored that you have continued to stay with us...

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel was beautiful and the customer service was excellent. A little pricey but worth it. If you are planning to visit UNC at Chapel Hill then this hotel is perfectly located. Downtown area is a bit of a walk but doable. The staff was exceptional and there is a bar/restaurant on site which was nice. Workout room was acceptable...

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: ₹ 11,213 - ₹ 23,263 (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!”
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“As always---don't just request ANY room!! Ask for a room facing the courtyard and up on the 3rd floor (as one example)!!”
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“ask for a corner room with windows”
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