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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time in the Carolina Inn. I travel a considerable amount and this hotel moves into one of my greats. We were on a road trip vacation and just wish we had booked more than one night here. We had a large suite, which was fab. A large lounge with sofa, TV, a dining table separate kitchenette,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not realize that the inn is literally in the middle of UNC's campus and is owned by the school. Our room and bathroom were so small I felt claustrophobic - be wary if you're there during the school season and are looking for a quiet experience. The inn is surrounded by fraternity houses that play music late. Getting... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience at The Carolina Inn. I was sorry to hear that your visit fell short of your expectations and that your stay in Chapel Hill was not positively memorable. The Carolina Inn does maintain a unique location - centrally located in the heart of UNC's campus and... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is centraly located on the UNC Chapel Hill campus. Parking is available. The staff was very friendly but we did not eat at the hotel as the restaurant was under construction and they moved dinig table into the sides of the hall lobby. The ambiance was nice but be sure that you request a larger room. The room... More 

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new york
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was very attentive and honest. For example, I had signed up for a larger accommodation but a day early, when I couldn't get the larger room they were honest about size and value (I went smaller). My son was not feeling well when we checked in, and they got us in early. We got late checkout as it was... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our way through to Washington DC and absolutely loved this classic yet modern hotel! This is a lovely, renovated classic boutique hotel with great, warm service. We booked a double queen room which was small but very comfortable and well decorated with comfy beds and very nice linen. The restaurant was being renovated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not one for writing reviews but had to after reading some of the unfavorable reviews. Hotel accommodated our family who were arriving at different times that were before the normal check in time. Valets and other staff were friendly and courteous. Lobby and our room were decorated very nicely. Each hallway had lovely sitting areas and each decorated differently. Our... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was recommended to me. Mind you, I am used to staying at very nice hotels. Most recently I stayed at the Willard in Washington DC. That's a fabulous place to stay- highly recommended by me. I am staying right now at Carolina Inn. So far I am not impressed. Firstly you have to walk back and forth through... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback from your visit to The Carolina Inn. I am very sorry to hear that your experience did not meet the expectations from prior to your arrival. Yes, we are in the process of renovating Crossroads Restaurant (scheduled to re-open this September) and we are very excited with the changes that we... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We just hosted our son's and daughter in law's rehearsal dinner at the beautiful Carolina Inn on June 19, 2015 in the amazing Hill Ballroom . Both are proud UNC alumni . Since the majority of all our family and friends are from out of state , everyone invited to the wedding attended the rehearsal dinner.. Seating approximately 270 people... More 

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Was here on a college visit. We were treated very well from e moment we pulled up. Our room was ready and contained some welcome treats even though we never stayed there before. The staff was accommodating and were happy to give us directions and dining recommendations. The only hitch was that breakfast buffet was included in our rate. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for one night as I was moving to the area and arrived late so stayed my first night in a hotel. What a place! Staff are friendly and very helpful (southern hospitality at its best), the rooms (although small) are very sweet - comfortable bed, very modern bathroom, amazing shower head (very important after a... More 

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