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The Carolina Inn

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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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Menasha,Wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a wedding. AMAZING! The entire property is lovely. The location in Chapel Hill is fabulous. We have stayed at the Duke Inn as well-both are wonderful but different. We loved them both. We did not eat here but the all the staff were helpful, courteous and the southern gracious hospitality did not disappoint!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carolina Inn is the essence of what comes to mind when I think of Southern hospitality. The staff is efficient, friendly and helpful. The restaurant is wonderful, the common areas beautiful, and the walls covered with framed pictures and photos. Located on the edge of the beautiful UNC campus, nice walks are next door. The room we had was... More 

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

I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to The Carolina Inn and Chapel Hill. We are so fortunate to sit in the heart of the UNC campus and our team certainly embraces the Inn's reputation as the University's Living Room. We will continue to work hard to improve the overall guest experience! Thank you again for... More 

Seattle, WA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed for 4 nights for an extended wedding weekend. The hotel is lovely and very traditional. It has only 2 floors and is sits in the middle of the UNC campus.We had no noise problems and the room was lovely, with appetizers supplied for free - not to my taste, as I am not a fan... More 

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

Thank you so much for the kind words and I am thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to The Carolina Inn and Chapel Hill. The team here at The Carolina Inn spends a tremendous amount of time reviewing the services and amenities the Inn provides and I am glad to hear that your experience was enjoyable. I will share your... More 

Belleville, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hotel, very charming and comfortable and I have stayed twice. The staff are very friendly and the food at the restaurant is quite good and properly portioned. My only complaint is that some bean counter has taken away the cookies that the guests use to get nightly. In fact, trying to get one is now quite... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Carolina Inn was very accommodating to the 90 year olds in our group. They provided rooms close together in a quiet corner of the hotel near the gift shop and a wheelchair for getting down to the breakfast area which is quite a long distance away for those with mobility issues. The rooms were beautiful and... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for a wedding and stayed two nights at the Carolina Inn. The property is right on the UNC campus. We happened to check in on the Friday night on the last day of classes. The hotel is very pretty and the room was well appointed, but very small. Unfortunately the view we had was from the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting family in the area and wanted a collegiate experience booking and overnight and got exactly what we wanted, a nice space in a corner suite with all we wanted at arms length. The room is compact and bed very comfortable. Outside the noise late we had a wonderful stay including a nice breakfast

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Washington DC
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

At 6:20AM on a Sunday morning as I was fast asleep a maid in the hallway knocked on a different room's door and loudly stated "housekeeping!" -REPEATEDLY. It woke me up. She then started banging around in the hallway as she cleaned. By 6:45 AM I had had enough and called the front desk to ask them to please control... 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 experience and I am very sorry to hear about the early morning noise. Although the Inn takes a tremendous amount of pride in the services that it offers and provides on a daily basis, I understand that a restful and relaxing visit are paramount to our guests. I've... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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