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The Carolina Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Chapel Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chapel Hill for 4 days and visited the Carolina Inn twice, for cocktails. The staff is kind, the furnishings are amazing.... Nothing beats the view from the patio or the libations from bar.

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Fairfax VA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic (but modern-feeling) southern hotel. Room was comfortable (if a bit on the small side). Pro: - Comfortable bed, reasonable bathroom. - Quiet, even though my room was right above the main entrance. - Free wifi. - Friendly helpful staff. - Chocolate chip cookie on checkin (although it wasn't warm). Con: - Thermostat was set to 64 (in summer!) when... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel room was very small. 1 queen bed barely fit into the room I was given The carpet and furnishings were all very dated and seemed clean but worn. The walls were so thin I could hear full conversations from all sides. In the bathroom there was a very small shower since there was not even room for a... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay here often and the experiance is excellant each and everytime . Rooms are comfotable and modern while maitianing the southern historic charm. Steps away from the action this is a fabulous location to make your football game even better ( hint hint NO Traffic )

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb location, superb hotel. Excellent experience. Would not consider staying anywhere else in Chapel Hill after this (I'm sure there are other good accommodations, but after staying here, we wouldn't even look.) Walked in and was immediately swathed in a feeling of relaxation, quiet graciousness. They call this "the university's living room" -- and it fits. Quiet, gracious, mannerly..."old charm"... More

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Greenville, Delaware
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son is now a Freshman at UNC-Chapel Hill. We now have stayed at the Carolina Inn 5 times between his initial visit and move-in day. It is a very nice historical property. The staff is extremely welcoming and helpful. We have only stayed in one of the deluxe suites which is comfortable with a southern charm. The location is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here on a quick business trip...review solely for the avid business traveler. WIFI is free because it does not exist. Don't bother complaining because they will tell you they never have complaints. 0 Stars Rooms are tiny and you will be able to hear your neighbor's intimate conversations. The bed is super soft and comfy...although way too comfy for... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Carolina Inn is one of the most beautiful and well maintained historic properties I've stayed in. The furnishings are classic (and classy), the hallways are beautifully decorated, the wall colors are perfect and the rooms are so charming with uber-comfortable beds. The marble bathrooms are excellent also. The service is genuine in both the hotel and restaurant. What a... More

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Raleigh, Nc
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140 reviews 140 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel to celebrate our anniversary. The website does not do it justice. Absolutely stunning. The furnishings, the art, the history, the cozy room, comfy beds and pillows and beautiful courtyard and front porch under the massive trees are just a few of the things to expect upon arriving. The staff was professional and courteous. Everything was simply... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Perhaps one of the best hotels in North Carolina. The bedding was truly amazing. The staff was extremely friendly even late at night. The robe made my traveling companion very happy. The room was spotless and had great amenities. Many free extras were a bonus especially the high quality tea and bath supplies. While the breakfast wasn't free it was... 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*
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