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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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Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Umstead to celebrate my birthday and our anniversary this year. The hotel filled all our expectations - from the comfortable, elegant accommodations to the impeccable service we received. We truly received royal treatment there: Concierge got the special roses my husband wanted and they were waiting for me in my room when I... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Umstead and my expectations were thoroughly exceeded. The property is beautiful with large, well-appointed rooms, wonderful amenities and a terrific staff who go out of their way to provide exceptional service. I only wish I had the chance to use more of the facilities.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at Herons Restaurant in the past, but this is the first time that we stayed at the hotel to avoid the long trip home. It was an excellent decision. Our room was spacious and equipped with large screen TV, slippers, robes and the usual up-scale amenities; the bathroom was large beautiful, well equipped and furnished with Gilchrist... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrated a friends' birthday at the spa and received two types of massages. The staff was professional, the lounges and pool areas beautiful. The only thing I wish they would add is the ability to have food brought into the lounge as we were there all day and were told we could get dressed and go to their hotel restaurant,... More 

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chapel hill
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18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at umstead after our house flooded and the insurance company approved. Plus- it is an exclusive resort for nc, has nice steam room and pool area, it is in the Las Vegas style Minus - no major attractions directly off interstate , very expensive , small gym

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at this Hotel as a little stay-cation, as we just recently got married and wanted to get away. From the time we arrived, the staff were so very gracious and kind. They provided a uniquely personal experience, and we enjoyed every bit of our stay!!

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Umstead for Thanksgiving. This hotel is one of the nicest I've seen from the luxurious decor and artwork to the well furnished and equipped rooms. The staff is exemplary and seems to be there whenever you need a hand. You never have to open your own door or even fish around for your keycard to operate... More 

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Hilton Head
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Umstead is a beautifully decorated, peaceful, and luxurious Hotel. Centrally located between Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham it's a convenient drive to all. There aren't a lot of really nice places to stay in the entire Triangle, and this one clearly tops the list.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful hotel... The ambiance was terrific with music nightly, open flames outside to talk and visit into the night and the food was delicious. A truly charming hotel close enough to everything but a feeling of a retreat.

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The_Umstead_Hotel, General Manager at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your poetic description of your recent stay with us. I'm glad you were able to enjoy the serene nature and setting of the property. We appreciate your business and look forward to welcoming you back! With best regards, Jim Beley More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for a conference , travelling by myself. About 20 people attended this weekend affair and all were very complimentary of the place. The meeting rooms were excellent. Right size, right temperature, no sound from the outside interrupting or distracting the brain storming sessions. Most attentive staff .. perhaps better than Sofitel or Fairmont ..Happily lacking the high... More 

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The_Umstead_Hotel, General Manager at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your glowing review of your conference visit with us. I'm delighted you were so pleased with your experience not only in your meetings but also in your accommodations, dining and general hotel experiences. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back for a retreat away! With best regards, Jim Beley More 

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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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