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The Carolina - Pinehurst Resort

80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Pinehurst
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Robert T Stamford, Connecticut
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stamford, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed on the Champions package which was just a few days after the US Opens were over. The common areas are very nice and the staff is fantastic. It doesn't get a perfect rating because the air conditioning in the room is quite loud when it starts up and woke me up many times, and the water pressure was... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although not inexpensive, Pinehurst is a wonderful experience. We did a three day golf package. Great golf, great food and great service. Visited after the US Open, so pace around the resort was relaxed. Golf courses were not crowded, pace of play was excellent. Only disappointment was that No 2 was closed to convert the green (we knew that before... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding place with great service and wonderful personality. The rooms are spacious, clean and a history lesson in the game of golf and class. James, the General Manager was very helpful in making arrangements for an return visit. Very appreciate the level if service and personal attention. The Golfing and Food experience was a Major event as well!

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Boca Raton, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this property. Their staff is all about making your stay the best it can be. The staff was extremely helpful in getting us in an out of the property since we had to check in a few times as our plans kept changing. Hats off to the front desk staff.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my two boys with me to play golf over 3-days on May 8th. Great rates since it was Mother's day weekend. We were there to play three rounds of golf. The resort was already very busy preparing for the US Open. This was exciting in some ways. It was disappointing in others. Our room in the Carolina Hotel definitely... More

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Russell, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

elegant and classy. Understated in the bestpossible way. The breakfast buffet was outstanding with every possilbe choice you could think of. A bit pricey but worth every penny. We were just passing through and did not stay at the inn, only breakfast. Staff very attentive and helpful, also discreet and not overly fawning. Would for sure go back.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two days at the Carolina Inn and were generally not impressed. We do not play golf, and we're simply looking forward to a few days of R&R. We arrived the week after the US open, which may explain why the staff was in general inattentive. Our room was average at best. Bed linens were poor... More

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Raleigh NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like glitzy hotels, stuffy staff, and guests putting on airs, this is NOT the place for you. But, if like me, you appreciate understated classiness and a genuinely caring staff, then you will thoroughly enjoy your stay at The Carolina. Yes, the wooden floors under the carpets in the hallways "squeak" (a favorite feature for us!) and the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pinehurst is a top of the line resort. It is classic and elegant yet not over the top. The staff is friendly all the time and they really want to help. The food in the dining areas at The Carolina is delicious. The close proximity of all the facilities is great. I can't wait to return.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Pinehurst to watch the Women's US Open and to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Because it was a special occasion, we decided to splurge and get a suite. We called and made a tee time to play golf in the morning. When we checked in, we were told the hotel shuttle would take us wherever we needed to... More

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mchriscoe, Guest Relations Manager at The Carolina - Pinehurst Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are certainly disappointed to hear of the issues you experienced during your stay. We pride ourselves on our guest service and what you described falls way below our standards. Please reach out to me personally at matt.chriscoe@pinehurst.com with your check-in date and confirmation number. With this information I can investigate where we fell short... More

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Address: 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Location: United States > North Carolina > Pinehurst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Some say you can feel the spirit of Pinehurst as you turn onto Carolina Vista, the tree-lined avenue that leads to the Carolina hotel. This majestic century-old hotel with its signature copper cupola and sweeping verandas make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time to an era when elegance defined grand hotels and resorts. Dubbed the “Queen of the South,” the Carolina has 274 Four-Diamond guest rooms including suites.Pinehurst Resort features eight golf courses, an award-winning Spa, a charming village, tennis, beach club and other amenities inlcuding an active Kids Club. Kids 12 and under stay and play golf free when staying in the same room as the parents. ... more   less 
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