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The Carolina Inn

4.0 of 5 211 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Bern, North Carolina
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204 reviews 204 reviews
44 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

This is one of our favorite inns but we had never stayed here over a big holiday. We stayed for three days around Christmas and it was wonderful. First, this is not some modern place calling itself an inn. It has history everywhere (photos on walls and exhibits in cases) and the lobby and rooms reflect that - giving you... More 

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Vienna, Austria
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights only but liked this hotel for historic atmospher very much. My room was small and bed used 70% of all room space. Noise isolation could be better. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Great place to have a drink. Liked it. Will be back.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel oozes southern style and local history. The hallway and guest room walls are lined with photos and stories of prominent local and national figures and the classic Colonial architecture fits perfectly with the adjacent UNC campus and surroundings. I stayed five days in a double queen room that is typical of many at the hotel. Comfortable beds with... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great inn in the heart of chapel hill. Near the campus of UNC. The staff are super friendly and the rooms are phenomenal. You will have to pay for parking -only little drawback. We didn't get a chance to try their tea service but by the looks of It,, must try next time

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Seth K, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind feedback and I am thrilled to hear your comments regarding our staff's friendliness. Also, having recently renovated our guest rooms, I am excited to know that changes were well received! The Carolina Inn strives to provide tremendous value in each of the services it offers and we will continue to evaluate our pricing throughout. We... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 hotel reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first stay since they finished their renovation and may I say they sure did it right! Do love that at off-season times you can get this historic beautiful hotel for a VERY charming price. Such was our luck on this recent Friday night. Parking: $14 for self-park. Valet is available, but the lot is literally right out front although... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been a while since I was in Chapel Hill . . .this time for just one night on business. The Carolina Inn is in the heart of the campus but also walking distance to excellent restaurants with a vibrant nightlife. Most important, the staff and service at the hotel is very personalized and accommodating for business needs. I'd return... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the edge of the UNC campus, this hotel is close to great restaurants, bars, and some shopping. Rooms are very comfortable, though small. Service is excellent. Shuttle is available for a 5 mile radius. Very nice bar and restaurant, though you may want to consider dinner in one of the excellent restaurants nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

exelent place to celebrate any special ocation specially ur wedding ! the old well room is an amazing ballroom and the staff is well traing and kind the restaurant crossroads serve a delightful brunch and their wine list is elavorate snd well selected we loved there and we hope to be back soon!!!!!!!!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carolina Inn has it all, and is many things. It has the best location of any hotel in Chapel Hill. Located on campus, just a block away from the most important intersection of Franklin/Columbia streets. They are famous for their Sunday brunch, the best in town. They also have resident ghosts that appear frequently if you are a fan of... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is my second stay at this hotel. Sooo glad I'm back. One of the best most charming hotels I've ever been. The location is very centric walking distance to food joints, fine restaurants, shopping, gardens etc... The hotel is classic southern style with elegance and luxury, but not overdone. The staff is very friendly and helpful. All hotel facilities... More 

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Address: 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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
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#1 Green Hotel in Chapel Hill
#1 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill

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