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The Umstead Hotel and Spa

100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary, NC 27513
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Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Cary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Umstead was excellent. Umstead is not a chain hotel. The room and service were comparable to highest level in Japanese hotels. Our large room with restful view of trees was taken care of in a quiet, unobtrusive way. Lights outside of entry door allows occupant to signal privacy or clean room. Room lights can be operated... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After several stays at various Embassy Suites, Double Trees, etc. (all for business), I heard about and stayed at the Umstead. W.O.W. I compare it to some other recent stays, like the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas or Ritz Carlton in San Francisco. This place is excellent. The service is 5 star, as are the rooms, amenities, and even the... More

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Palm Beach
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a masochist and decide to drive to Florida in order to escape the New York winter, this is the best place I know to break the journey. If you are looking for excellence, you will find it here. Friendly staff, superb food, the finest accommodations and a wonderful lakeside morning and evening walk in the hotel's grounds.... More

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived until the moment we left we were treated like royalty. Once they knew our names we were always addresses by our names. We needed a taxi to a neighboring city and they provided the house driver in a comfortable sedan for the same price as a taxi. The brunch was outstanding. The valet, concerige, and... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heron's, the onsite restaurant, is one of the best features of the hotel. The lobster bisque is divine!! The rooms are well- appointed, comfortable, inviting, and tastefully decorated. The spa is great. I had a weird experience there when the fire alarm went off during my massage. I was not automatically offered a remedy; I had to specifically request it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a slice of Heaven in Cary, NC. From the drive into the resort, it is evident the commitment to creating a sense of beauty and balance. The staff is friendly and professional and the service is outstanding. The natural beauty is captured throughout the resort making it hard to believe the hustle and bustle... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed just this past weekend at the Ulmstead and the moment you walk through the door, you're warmly greeted by all hotel staff. This was consistent throughout our stay as well. Everything about this hotel was so zen. My sister and I took advantage of Yoga offered on the weekends. Bianca from the Spa lead a really good session... More

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Mundelein, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the third time we've stayed at the Umstead..it never disappoints. The room, spa, lounges, pool, and restaurant are designed to remind you to relax and feel pampered. The staff is consistently graciously and helpful...this is a place where true civility resides. Our balcony suite was centrally located, offering a symmetrical view of the distant fountain and manicured grounds.... More

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far the best hotel I have ever visited, period. The staff is obviously well-trained and they treat you like royalty the moment you walk in. People would greet us by name throughout our entire stay and asked if they could do anything for us...I only wish this hotel existed on an island. We have stayed at Rosewood... More

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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a resort worth experiencing. It is a blissful retreat just minutes from I-40, the RDU airport, downtown Raleigh and the rest of the Triangle. The wooded grounds are beautifully maintained and not overly manicured so you feel nestled in a Piedmont forest - and delight on turning a corner to view a magnificent sculptural... More

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Additional Information about The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Address: 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary, NC 27513
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cary
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 150
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