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The Umstead Hotel and Spa

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Falmouth, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough positives about the Umstead from the warm welcome, wonderful room, relaxing spa to a fond farewell. The rooms have every amenity you could ask for- comfortable bed and a great bathroom. The spa was wonderful from the services to the relaxing rooms. The food is excellent and the service impeccable. I can't wait to go again!

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to North Carolina for a business conference. From check in to check out the Umstead delivered top notch customer service. The room was beautiful, with a view of the pond and grounds. The staff could not have been more helpful. We were on the 6th floor which is the top floor. We did not eat at the restaurant,...

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West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most gorgeous facility in which I have ever stayed. Excellent facility and excellent staff. We were treated like royalty. The staff turned down the bed and put slippers by the bed each day. The location is fantastic. The facility is surrounded by walking and bike trails and a beautiful spa and pool. My husband and I used...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was by far the BEST spa experience EVER! My girlfriend and I went for the day and enjoyed massages and facials. The massage therapists are top notch! We also enjoyed a day by the pool, hot tub and ended near the fireplace under cozy blankets. Pricey but worth every penny!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing combination of spa treatments, lounge, pool, scenic outdoors, food, and accommodations. Service is outstanding. You truly get what you pay for. Conveniently located near Raleigh airport - limo service available to resort!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here with couples, my husband and by myself. It is a wonderful and luxurious place to stay. Who would think that right off of busy I-40 one could find such a retreat. I haven't had any spa treatments but I have used the exercise room and the spa facilities. All are wonderful. I dine at Herons which...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at many hotels. Many have claimed to be "five star" and "luxury." Aside from Hotel Sans Souci in Vienna, none have come close to offering what the Umstead does. This is the real deal. This is truly luxurious. Understatedly luxurious. Luxury without making you feel self conscious about it. The bathroom is impeccable with its deep tubs...

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

We loved this place so much we looked for a reason to come back, and we were not disappointed. The place is simply beautiful. Enjoy the nature walk around the property and the pool if it's open. The superior king balcony rooms have large balconies with a couch and chairs and are perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine....

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Wichita, United States
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay for a day or a week Staff is fantastic they anticipate your every need during your stay Food is the best in town and service is amazing The spa is more than you can imagine great service Can't wait to come back to stay

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

My wife and I just returned from a four-day stay at the Umstead. I have to admit that our dear friends paid for us to stay there with them, but nevertheless, we are both good consumers of excellent hospitality. I should say at the outset, that the Umstead truly does provide a 5 star experience! From the rooms (we had...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled lakeside on 12 acres of beautiful grounds in Cary, N.C., The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a calming retreat and luxury destination. The Umstead features 150 oversized guest rooms, elegant furnishings and signature amenities. The Umstead welcomes and inspires guests to find comfort, tranquility and indulgence in the meticulously landscaped property, as well as the plush Umstead Spa and contemporary American cuisine of Executive Chef Steven Greene at its signature Forbes Five Star restaurant, Herons. Independently owned and operated, The Umstead Hotel and Spa is North Carolina's first full-service hotel to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award and is a Forbes Five Star rated property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Address: 100 Woodland Pond Dr, Cary, NC 27513-2131
Location: United States > North Carolina > Cary
Price Range: $346 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Umstead Hotel and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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“Ask for a room facing the pond with a balcony. 606 was great but no balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 5musicgirl7, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choice is yours. Pay a little more for specific views. All amazing interiors are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 60inSeptember, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Spa level rooms are larger with great large bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AruFab1, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“superior balcony king has a LARGE balcony”
 of 5 bubbles BeckyD648, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“suites on the 2nd floor afford an engaging view of the nearby lake and fountain....”
 of 5 bubbles E3770AFthomast, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
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