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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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Buffalo, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first time in this inn and it is one of the best places my company uses for our stay. Very historic and charming. Very friendly staff and is located in a wonderful area. I found myself wondering around the halls to look at the hundreds of historical photographs. My room was very clean and comfortable. Shorten hospitality... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at this historic hotel for a quick weekend trip to Chapel Hill. After booking through the HotelTonight App, we arrived late in the evening, and promptly checked in where we received warm cookies at the front desk - delicious Southern hospitality! Arrived at our teeny room, (our bed for two was just a double bed), perhaps because we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the beautiful decor to the extremely comfortable beds, fantastic gym and excellent breakfast buffet (for $14US), I think this is possibly my favourite hotel - ever. During very cold-snap in weather, we were happy to stay indoors and the hotel was perfect for that!

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

Our team is thrilled to know that you hold The Carolina Inn with such high regard! Our associates work extremely hard – with the unified goal of providing exceptional service – every day. We look forward to your next visit to Chapel Hill and The Carolina Inn. More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a massive English conference going on while I was here - and I was attending another conference on the UNC Chapel Hill campus. The rooms are very tastefully decorated - though on the preppy side (not trendy) - with all of the amenities you could ask for. It was also a quiet stay even though there were so... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We finally stayed in the Carolina Inn after one holiday visit at The Franklin (a bit cold) and the year before at the Siena (not what it once was). Any UNC-CH grad will love the place with framed pictures of famed alum from Andy Griffin to David Brinkley to Michael Jordan on every hall. The ambiance is pure old school... More 

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

Thank you for the praise and detailed feedback. It is always enjoyable to hear that our efforts in decorating the Inn are well received by our guests. We make every effort to provide lasting and positive memories for each of our guests and I do hope that you will continue to make The Carolina Inn your home away from home... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a perfect place to go to UNC. it is in walking distance to UNC campus. Great location. Food was southern - great . Rooms are not big. little crowded. food is expensive. staff were very nice. parking is congested. But it is a great place to stay near to UNC

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I met up at the Carolina Inn with friends for a mini reunion weekend on December 27th and had a lovely, memorable time. Our room was cozy and tastefully done after the latest enhancement, and our dinner in the Carolina Crossroads was exceptional. From the service to the food (and drinks!) to the accommodations, we could not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having attended UNC as an undergraduate, I was inclined to be charmed by the Inn but I wasn't prepared for the excellent quality of the recent renovations. Every corner of the historic property has been lovingly restored and is in pristine condition. Rooms and suites have retained their historic feel while updated marble baths and smart interior design make the... 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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#2 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
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