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Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay here while visiting our son at UNC. From the Inn it was easy to walk everywhere so we never needed a car. The Inn had a nice restaurant and outdoor patio that we enjoyed during our stay. The service was excellent and the public areas were very comfortable. My only complaint would be the room was a... More 

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Thank twickski
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Dear twickski, The Carolina Inn has been hosting UNC Chapel Hill families, friends and alumni since 1924 and continues to be highly sought-after accommodations for anyone visiting the university. Being located directly on the campus of UNC, we love that our guests are just a short walk from all university destinations and historic Franklin Street. We are also thrilled that... More 

Winston-Salem
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is no better place to stay for a Carolina football weekend. Not only is the Carolina Inn conveniently located to the game, but it seems to be the focal point of activity for a football weekend. It is a great place to stay, have lunch before the game, and meet friends after the game.

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Thank johnrm150
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Dear johnrm150, Thank you for the wonderful review. We certainly agree that there is no better place to stay for a Carolina football weekend! We love to hear how our guests experience the collegiate connection with our southern graciousness and hospitality. Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back for a... More 

Boca Raton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The new Bar and restaurant, while larger, eliminates the old "Carolina" feel, otherwise, it was another great stay at the Inn. Fantastic location for Chapel Hill, and especially while visiting UNC. The staff is great, the service is excellent, and we would highly recommend a stay at this Inn while visiting Chapel Hill.

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Thank jtm392
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Dear jtm392, Thank you for the great review! We are so glad to hear you chose us for a return stay, which is the best testament to our service and guest experience. We greatly appreciate your extremely kind comments pertaining to our staff and service team. Thank you again for your high recommendation of our hotel. We hope to see... More 

Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the best hotel to stay at if you have kids at the University. The kids visit and enjoy being with parents at this hotel. i like the bar area and all the renovations they have done. Best place to stay

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Thank Karen S
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Dear Karen S, Thank you so much for your comments regarding your recent stay. We are very happy to hear that we delivered on providing a memorable guest experience to you and your family. We are also very pleased that you enjoyed the renovations to the Crossroads Restaurant. Thank you again for the feedback and we look forward your next... More 

Winston-salem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was very small but also lovely. Missed the complimentary coffee in the lobby I remember from Fall 2016. Excellent location; we never had to use our car. Staff was quite friendly. Check in and check out were extremely quick.

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Thank bonnief752
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Dear bonnief752, Thank you for your review. We are committed to providing comfortable accommodations and amazing services, which has been true since our doors opened in 1924, so thank you for your kind words. We are also pleased you enjoyed our location right on the campus of the University of North Carolina. Thank you very much for choosing to stay... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is incredible. Very comfortable rooms, staff is just excellent, food is great, all beautiful and nice! I went to UNC and this hotel is very close to it, which made my experience even better. I recommend it!

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Thank Marcelo L
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Dear Marcelo L, What a delight to read the notes from your recent stay! We make every effort to provide gracious southern hospitality to our guests, so we are thrilled that you left feeling that way. Thank you for taking the time to recommend our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit! More 

Rockville, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always enjoy staying at the Carolina Inn! Rooms are well decorated and seem like "home away from home." Great location for campus events, Franklin Street, etc. Caution if you're traveling during "rush week" because you're close to the fraternities.

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Thank m3692016
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Dear m3692016, Thank you for the kind review. Your return visit is the greatest compliment we can receive! It is our goal to deliver exceptional service and gracious Southern hospitality in this beautiful college town of Chapel Hill. We thank you for such high praise, and we look forward to your next visit More 

Dobson
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great Destination hotel! Our room and bathroom were a bit small, and the bar could use a little more atmosphere, otherwise everything was wonderful! I'd stay again! Breakfast was very good. Great location in the heart of Chapel Hill!

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Thank timothyd498
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Dear timothyd498, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. Through our southern graciousness and hospitality, we take pleasure in making the Carolina Inn a haven for an authentic experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit! More 

Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We loved this place. Situated in the campus and owned by the UNC it amazed us with lovely architecture, interior design and history. The history is all over the place - if you are interested just take a moment and take a tour of the hotel. The drain in our bathroom was plugged and the young gentlemen at the reception... More 

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Thank Deniza_Ianev
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Dear Deniza_Ianev, Thank you very much for the wonderful review. As a historic landmark in Chapel Hill, we take great pride in our venue steeped in Carolina history and traditions. Thank you again for such high praise and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you once more should your travels bring you back to Chapel Hill! More 

Fairfax Station, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Carolina Inn is a lovely place to stay in Chapel Hill. It is well maintained and the guest rooms are very clean. The hotel staff are very friendly and hospitable. I have stayed there a couple of times and it consistently has been a positive experience. The guest rooms are very small and when I commented about that I... More 

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Dear simplyelegantsusan, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality in our treasured historic venue. Thank you again for all of your kind words about our hotel. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, at the doorstep of the beautiful campus of The University of North Carolina. Come experience world-class service, elegantly appointed guest accommodations, superb dining, outstanding meeting and banquet facilities, and an expert staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Carolina Inn

Address: 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2739
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $220 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Carolina Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 185
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Also Known As:
The Carolina Hotel Chapel Hill
Carolina Hotel Chapel Hill
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
#3 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
#4 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
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