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The Carolina Inn

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211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, North Carolina
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Carolina Inn many times over the past 20 years. There are still some positive things at the Carolina Inn but there were a few negatives on this visit that kept the Inn from being "very good" or "excellent." We were a group of four staying in two rooms. Each room came with one bathrobe and... More 

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Akron Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful inn. The room was lovely, large and quiet. Great bed. Spotlessly clean. Beautiful furnishings. My only complaint, and it's a big one, is that the restaurant is closed until the end of July. There's usually a smaller restaurant in the lobby but that too is closed for another week. I wouldn't have stayed here had I... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at The Carolina Inn for a recent conference in Chapel Hill. The hotel has its southern hospitality down pat. There is a light on when you arrive in the room welcoming you. My room was clean with two queen beds. The bathroom was nicely furnished with a shower, no tub. The counter space was tight, but for only... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen their web site and always dreamed I would be able to go there "someday". Well, it actually happened on 6/10/15. The room was gorgeous with nice lightening but over the parking lot. Since I had a parking lot view at my last hotel, I asked to be changed. They accommodated and gave us a room that over... More 

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Louisville, KY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recently in Raleigh with a number of family members. I have a brother who has had children going to school in Chapel Hill and who has repeatedly raved about the Carolina Inn: hence my reason for staying a few nights in the Carolina Inn and commuting back into Raleigh a few times a day. Chapel Hill is a lovely... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so pleased with this inn that I don't think I'll ever stay anywhere else when in this area! I walked into the room to music playing on the iHome and an extra large chocolate chip cookie waiting for me on the nightstand. The bar was amazing. You must, must, must try the lemonade on the bar menu.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to this lovely, historic hotel for a wedding (two UNC grads). The rooms were very elegant with wooden furniture. We stayed in a room with two queen beds-wish there was more room to walk around. The fitness center was decent to fairly nice with all of the necessary equipment. It was so hot when we visited that I really... More 

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Carson City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was great, rooms were beautiful with heavy wooden colonial appearance throughout the hotel. Shower doors were amazing! They COMPLETELY stopped the morning shower fog on the bathroom mirror. Very beautiful place. Conference rooms were easy to access and comfortable. I would recommend that anyone stay there. But get a map to your room, the floorplan is very confusing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carolina Inn is a very well maintained property a couple blocks from down town chapel hill. (Close to Franklin St etc.) Its also really quick to the Stadium and other UNC landmarks. The rooms are on the small side but have good amenities and the beds are comfortable. In the summer time there is an outdoor drinks/food/music festival every... More 

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Beulaville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service, excellent staff, excellent attention to detail and part of the history UNC-Chapel Hill. We have stayed multiple times at the Carolina Inn as a family. My parents stayed at the Carolina Inn. It is always has been very classy and the staff always delivers.

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