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The Umstead Hotel and Spa

#2 of 22 Hotels in Cary
Certificate of Excellence
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100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary, NC 27513
The Umstead Hotel and Spa
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Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Cary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kansas City
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100 reviews 100 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

If you want an extraordinary hotel experience, this is the place to stay when in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area. The rooms are spacious, well decorated and spotless. The entire hotel staff goes out of their way to make you feel welcome and to provide excellent customer service. The overall ambience of the hotel is one which immediately soothes... More 

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

We are delighted to read of your recent stay at The Umstead Hotel and Spa. Your detailed review will be shared with our team and we all look forward to welcoming you back soon. With Best Regards, Jim Beley General Manager More 

Richmond, VA, USA
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

We stayed at this hotel for a week while we attended a workshop at SAS. There was not a single negative point to our stay. We were very pleased and it was a great experience. The restaurant was a little expensive for my budget but the food was clearly a cut above the usual restaurant. I may not return if... More 

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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2011

I love a good hotel and this is the best. Beautiful rooms, the spa is extraordinary and you can use all facilities if you are staying. The furnishings and art work are spectacular, the pool is very nicely done and the hotel is classy. Staff couldn't be nicer, the room was large and the bathroom great, lots of marble and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

I have stayed at this property twice. Once several years ago for a meeting and the most recent stay was just for a night away since I only live about 20 minutes from the hotel. The hotel is very nice. The property is quiet and I don't know that I've ever seen children running around. The design of the hotel... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011

A close friend recommended that I stay at the Umstead when I traveled to Raleigh. After a rather long day traveling and working in RTP, I limped into the hotel, not expecting more than a clean room. It was the most exquisite hotel I've ever had the pleasure of staying, ..greetings at the door, beautiful grounds, good food and wine,... More 

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Washington D.C.
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11 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We were impressed in every way by this hotel - we plan to return even if we have no other reason to be in Raleigh! Every aspect of the hotel was fantastic. Here were a few highlights: 1. Room - beautifully decorated with a huge bathroom, double sinks, shower and separate deep tub. Beyond just being a pretty room, it... More 

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New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

When I have to travel for work, I don't often sleep well but plush bed and turn down service were impeccable. I came back to my room after a very long day to find my bed prepared, slippers and a robe waiting for me, and the sounds of nature coming from the TV. I took full advantage of the deep... More 

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

Thank you for your gracious comments regarding your recent stay at The Umstead Hotel and Spa. I am delighted to hear of your warm and comfortable visit to our property and we hope to welcome you back soon. With Best Regards, Jim Beley General Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

Beautiful room, view, pool and grounds. Quiet comfort. Hated to leave.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

I adore the Umstead Spa. Every time I visit I find something new to luxuriate in. The facilities are very very nice and offer everything you want in a spa but the customer service is the real gem. I have never once been disappointed with the staff. They are super attentive and professional. Maria gave me the best deep tissue... More 

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Raleigh, NC USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

I love The Umstead! I won the two night stay through Our State magazine. The stay included two 50 minute spa treatments, breakfast at Herons restaurant each day and a pairings dinner (wine and five-course meal). We also added a High Tea. Everything was incredible. The room had a balcony with Lake View where we watched a wedding.. The staff... More 

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