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Cool Hotels in North Carolina

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Proximity Hotel (Greensboro)
$224 and up *
#3 of 75 hotels in Greensboro
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" and "boutique" when describing this hotel.
  • "making the lobby area very upbeat. One thing I struggle with in cute boutique hotels is access to outlets in the room. The Proximity design addresses this very well with at..."
  • "The rooms in this sleek boutique hotel have high ceilings and are very comfortable. Though not the largest room, it was well appointed and the bathroom was well-suited with two..."
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Renaissance Raleigh North Hills (Raleigh) 3.5 of 5
$212 and up *
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#10 of 80 hotels in Raleigh
3 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "The closet, drawers - BTW, more drawers than the usual hotel - and work area are all big, cool, and modern. The beds are very comfortable. The concierge lounge is now open and..."
  • "Front desk staff were very friendly. - Hotel / Lobby: Very new, cool Renaissance-ish music playing in the lobby, modern decor. The hotel is located in the middle of a high end..."
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#20 of 67 hotels in Durham
3 travelers mentioned "hip hotel" and "hip" when describing this hotel.
  • "Rooms are wonderful, hardwood floors, large flat screen TVs, hip hotel. The Indigo chain provides consistent excellence. What to go Holiday Inn!..."
  • "The staff was funny, hip, urban (note, location is NOT urban) and helpful. Colors are pleasant and oh so non traditional hotel like. There is this little ryokan wood bench in..."
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#1 of 80 hotels in Raleigh
4 travelers mentioned "trendy" when describing this hotel.
  • "I loved this hotel! 1st steps into the door and you were welcomed with a trendy looking room. This room had your reception desk, bar, the snack bar area and in the far right a place..."
  • "The room was trendy and modern, and seemed well thought out design wise (except for the shallow bowl sink). Check-in was quick and all the employees were friendly and helpful..."
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#6 of 9 hotels in Ocracoke
4 travelers mentioned "quaint hotels" and "quaint hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Back in early 1900’s and at the beginning of most quaint hotels, phones were not prevalent and size of the room is the matter of a person’s preference. Reviews are correct there..."
  • "as the town is quite small. Lot of bikers so slow down. Blackbeard is a quaint hotel. We parked in front of the hotel and check-in was easy. Finding our room took some time..."
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte (Charlotte) 5.0 of 5
$447 and up *
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#10 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
3 travelers mentioned "boutique" and "boutique hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "This hotel reminds me more of a Boutique Hotel than a Ritz. It's VERY nice with a great indoor pool which is needed for the EXTREME temp shifts. Plus GREAT pool food service..."
  • "I like to think that we like quirky boutique hotels rather than large corporate chains. Having stayed at the Ritz Carlton in Charlotte, I am beginning to wonder if we are wrong..."
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Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne (Charlotte) 3.0 of 5
$101 and up *
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#19 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
3 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "I hope to be able to stay here again sometime soon, and would absolutely recommend this Aloft to anyone looking for a cool, convenient, new, fresh place to stay in Charlotte...."
  • "The colors are cool, the staff is cool (and nice), the beds are awesome and the rooms are really different and fun. I definitely would recommend this hotel. There is nothing bad I..."
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Aloft Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill) 3.0 of 5
$147 and up *
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#8 of 16 hotels in Chapel Hill
13 travelers mentioned "hip place" and "hip boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "So if you are looking for "hip" place, this might be it. But don't expect a lot of comfort. On the positive side --- rooms are spacious, nice flat screen TV's, when blinds..."
  • "A giant chain hotel pitching itself as a hip boutique hotel, aloft has advantages and disadvantages of both. With a conference discount the price was reasonable ($109/night), the..."
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The Carolina Inn (Chapel Hill) 4.0 of 5
$176 and up *
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#2 of 16 hotels in Chapel Hill
3 travelers mentioned "quaint place" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was a delight to have such a quaint place within walking distance of the shops on Franklin Street and the campus garden. Room was perfectly clean and comfortable...."
  • "The hotel was quaint, it was within walking distance to Franklin Street and nestled right within campus limits. I enjoyed my time in Chapel Hill and my stay at The Carolina Inn. The..."
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The Franklin Hotel (Chapel Hill) 3.5 of 5
$208 and up *
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#1 of 16 hotels in Chapel Hill
11 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Charlotte I-77 South (Charlotte) 2.5 of 5
$124 and up *
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#4 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
3 travelers mentioned "cool place" and "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "with towels to tone down the light for sleeping. Also the fridge made a funny gurgling sound. Very cool place to stay, I will go back again...."
  • "The lobby is gorgeous along with the cool fire pit/patio area outside....I have stayed in a lot of hotels in the greater Charlotte area over the past decade and a half and this one..."
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#7 of 80 hotels in Raleigh
3 travelers mentioned "trendy" when describing this hotel.
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Mountainaire Inn and Log Cabins (Blowing Rock)
$69 and up *
#1 of 15 hotels in Blowing Rock
5 travelers mentioned "quaint rooms" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "The quaint rooms and perfect location for exploring Blowing Rock on foot was just what we were looking for. We also thoroughly enjoyed the nightly visits with the other guests at..."
  • "The owners are so friendly and helpful and the rooms are quaint and cozy! The owners went out of their way to make everything so comfortable. I was there for Winterfest and we had..."
The King's Daughters Inn (Durham) 4.0 of 5
$201 and up *
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#2 of 10 Durham B&B and Inns
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Its a perfect boutique hotel in a great location - and as with all the best boutique hotels its all about the mood and the atmosphere created by the owners - they were attentive to..."
  • "Although it is listed as a B&B, the KDI feels more like a small boutique hotel. The corridors and public areas are very large and airy, having much more space than the usual B&B..."
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The Wilmingtonian (Wilmington)
$95 and up *
#17 of 43 hotels in Wilmington
3 travelers mentioned "cool room" and "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "You open the door, and it's such a cool room. Wooden floors, brick wall. Little kitchenette with a dining area. You step down into a sucken livingroom with a loooooong fat couch..."
  • "From the moment we checked in we were pleased with the staff ,our room and the location .The room was clean,cool and had anything you could want! Decorated nicely and very..."
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Aloft Asheville Downtown (Asheville) 3.0 of 5
$136 and up *
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#20 of 59 hotels in Asheville
17 travelers mentioned "hip hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very nice, clean, hip hotel. Loved the outdoor cabana type seating area off our room, the outdoor bar/patio was great, the live music was perfect, and the hotel staff were very..."
  • "The Orange Peel is a new and hip hotel in the middle of downtown Asheville. We picked this hotel because it was the closest to The Orange Peel, where we were going to see a concert..."
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HYATT house Charlotte Center City (Charlotte) 3.0 of 5
$125 and up *
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#6 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
6 travelers mentioned "trendy hotel" and "trendy" when describing this hotel.
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Cliff Dwellers Inn (Blowing Rock)
$69 and up *
#2 of 15 hotels in Blowing Rock
4 travelers mentioned "quaint place" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "so we've had the opportunity to watch it change over time from a really nice quaint place with fantastic owners and then start falling apart with newer owners not taking care of it..."
  • "The room was quaint, clean, and comfortable. And the view of the pond was unobstructed. This place is aptly named - it really is on the side of a cliff, so all the rooms have a..."
Dunhill Hotel (Charlotte) 3.5 of 5
$140 and up *
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#13 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
9 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "I am happy to recommend this hotel to others who have business or recreational interests in the downtown area and enjoy the warmth and charm of a boutique hotel...."
  • "Very nice boutique hotel in building with a long and interesting history. Not usually what my wife and I spring for, but we are glad that we did! We stayed in a "Vintage Queen..."
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Hotel Indigo Asheville Downtown (Asheville) 3.5 of 5
$127 and up *
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#12 of 59 hotels in Asheville
22 travelers mentioned "hip hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Don't miss out on this new, modern, hip hotel in a great location with a staff that exceeds your expectations. We are so looking forward to our next trip! You should too! ..."
  • "van and the valet was very quick to step in and offer free valet parking. I could not say more about this hip hotel, I highly recommend it...."
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Hemlock Inn (Blowing Rock) 2.0 of 5
$89 and up *
#5 of 13 Blowing Rock B&B and Inns
4 travelers mentioned "quaint hotel" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "I absolutely loved this small,quaint hotel. It is not corporate, which I love and is family owned. The rooms are darling. It was an easy walk to everything in town. BlowingRock is a..."
  • "Then time to enjoy a quaint little Blowing Rock !Great friendly place to stay ! Close to everything just park and walk everywhere ! The rooms are super clean and cozy ! Would..."
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Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel (Charlotte) 3.5 of 5
$113 and up *
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#8 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Has the feel of a boutique hotel with all the conveniences of a full service hotel. Great gym, great restaurant and most of all, great staff. Left some important documents inside..."
  • "Mall and not far from Myers Park Neighborhood. It is a chain but felt like a unique boutique hotel with great attention to customer service...."
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Aloft Charlotte Uptown at the EpiCentre (Charlotte) 3.0 of 5
$124 and up *
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#79 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
11 travelers mentioned "hip place" and "hip" when describing this hotel.
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Brookstown Inn (Winston Salem) 3.5 of 5
$112 and up *
#10 of 39 hotels in Winston Salem
4 travelers mentioned "quaint hotel" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "Being from Winston-Salem, and loving Old Salem, I really, really wanted to write an excellent review, however... this quaint hotel was average. Stayed here a few weekends ago for a..."
  • "Quaint, charming old Mill reconverted to spacious rooms of that period. Three families of us---enough room to gather in one of our large bedrooms... or to meet in one of the hotel..."
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The Inn on Pamlico Sound (Buxton)
$120 and up *
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#1 of 7 hotels in Buxton
4 travelers mentioned "quaint b&b" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "Cute and quaint B&B on the sound side of Buxton. Arrived to a beautiful room (Oleander) for a wedding. Very lovely staff, clean rooms, great facilities. Amazing wedding and..."
  • "The rooms were quaint, clean and quiet. The grounds were beautiful, the staff was friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic. My stay was over New Years, so it was quiet in..."
The Siena Hotel (Chapel Hill) 3.5 of 5
$169 and up *
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#3 of 16 hotels in Chapel Hill
4 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
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Pisgah Inn (Waynesville)
$80 and up *
#2 of 8 hotels in Waynesville
3 travelers mentioned "cool" when describing this hotel.
  • "a great place for a "mountain retreat," and that is what you get ... along with nice cool temps in the summer, and a million dollar view from everywhere up there. Nevertheless..."
  • "Though not fancy, it is a wonderful and fun place to stay high upon the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP) where it's cool and the scenery is breathtaking. We love to ride our bicycles (road..."
Highlands Inn (Highlands)
$79 and up *
#3 of 6 hotels in Highlands
4 travelers mentioned "quaint room" and "quaint" when describing this hotel.
  • "It had been a couple of years since staying at the Highlands Inn but will not be that long again! Quaint room with a nice private balcony and the staff was excellent. Very "laid..."
  • "The rooms are quaint and homey. Beds are comfortable. We stayed in one of the Rock Garden view rooms and enjoyed our balcony. The Inn is a great place whether you are in the..."
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Oasis Suites Hotel (Nags Head)
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#2 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
3 travelers mentioned "boutique hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "banks area. After looking at many options we decided on the Oasis Suites boutique hotel in Nags Head, (on the Manteo/Nags Head causeway) primarily because of the great waterfront..."
  • "We were hesitant to stay on the "sound side" but figured it was worth a shot, especially in a "boutique hotel". Our initial impression was very good. We were greeted with a warm..."
Sheraton Charlotte Hotel (Charlotte) 3.0 of 5
$127 and up *
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#114 of 168 hotels in Charlotte
5 travelers mentioned "trendy hotel" and "trendy" when describing this hotel.
  • "Place is decked out like every trendy hotel as they most have gone to many a Klimpton hotel and copied there design as have the black carpeting and wall paper, oversize lamp and..."
  • "The rooms are modern and extremely trendy for the price. The convention space is gigantic. Most importantly, our first time show was a huge success in large part thanks to the staff..."
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