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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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Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 5 nights in Chapel Hill NC and has a great stay at The Carolina Inn. Wonderful staff, super clean, good food, excellent ambiance and great location. Fantastic shuttle service and quiet rooms! They even have turn down service at night! I stayed in a room with the best bathroom and bathtub.... A huge soaker tub! Had agreed time here... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to spend a night at the Carolin Inn in early March in conjunction with my son taking a tour of UNC Chapel Hill. Despite my Wahoo up-bringing, I have to admit that the Carolina Inn is a special place. The beds were comfortable, breakfast was good, and the proximity to the school is unrivaled. I heartily... More 

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Washington DC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Inn has many charms. The location is great reason to stay here, along with the elegant rooms and comfortable beds. It's very interesting to read about some of the former patrons who've stayed here, lots of celebrities, sports stars and presidents. The staff is gracious and friendly, from the doormen, to the front desk, to the housekeeping staff.... More 

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Westchester County, NY
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a wedding this past April. The hotel is a lovely brick Georgian complex on UNC's campus and it is subsidized by the university. The decor and manners of the Carolina Inn are traditional and gracious. High tea is served in the lobby, which is done in preppy Palm Beach colors. There is also plenty of Carolina... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, 9 month old daughter and I stayed at the Carolina Inn for four days. It was simply amazing. We appreciated the hotel accommodations for our daughter. I requested a crib and there was one ready when we arrived outside our door. The room was very large which was also great for our new crawler. Same with the bathroom!... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of spending the Easter holiday in Chapel Hill and decided to splurge a bit and book the Carolina on UNC campus. The ambiance and class were easy to distinguish from the bellman to the desk staff. The rooms, decor and amenities were first class comfort. The only "miss" was that we weren't advised that a spot... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow is all I have to say. This is likely the best brunch we've ever had. The appetizers were top-shelf and included lobster claws, shrimp, oysters, and many grilled veggie, fruit, and salad options. Main entrees included filet and lamb. Desserts were off the hook. A little expensive, but so worth it for a memorable occasion meal.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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34 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful property, next to North Carolina University. The hotel is from 1907, really good conservation and attention to details. Service is exceptional. Rooms nicely decorated and spacious. Walking distance of really nice restaurants and bars. An amazing experience all over. Just ask for a room away from the wedding receptions.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a couple of nights on a business trip and were very pleasantly surprised. The hotel is well established, tastefully decorated, well maintained and well staffed. We arrived at 2am on the Sunday morning as our flight had made an emergency stop off in St Louis, but were still made to feel welcome and expected. Our room... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Normally I'm a Marriott property fanatic, but I heard wonderful things about The Carolina Inn, and you can't beat the location if you're visiting Chapel Hill on campus, like we were for our daughter's Lorelei performance. Although we only stayed one night, the service was impeccable, our room was well appointed, included abundant amenities (including a chocolate chip cookie at... More 

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