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The Carolina Inn
Ranked #3 of 16 Hotels in Chapel Hill
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75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Keeps getting better.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Cause every stay is more comfortable and accommodating and enjoyable than the last. And it's more than the check-in cookies to sweeten the deal. All accommodations from standard room to suite are lovely, comfortable and quiet. Service throughout is bar none. Location is central to everything. Would not considered staying anywhere else in the area.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This is a lovely Southern hotel offering great service. The staff was truly helpful. We had dinner in the dining room and lunch in the bar area, and both were delicious. The location is perfect for visiting the University.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

This is such a beautiful hotel in a lovely part of town. It was quiet and very clean. The room was filled with beautiful furniture. Service was excellent and breakfast delicious and reasonably priced.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Grand Prairie, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

A historic hotel in a great location on the UNC campus. We could walk all around the campus and on Franklin street from the hotel. We stayed over the weekend when there was no home football game. The hotel had a very inviting style. We would definitely stay there again when in Chapel Hill. The hotel bar was very comfortable and well stocked.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We visited for a four-day conference at the almost-end of October when the leaves were turning and the weather was very nice. 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.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We are never disappointed when staying at the Carolina Inn. This was by far our best experience as it appears much more upscale now since it has become a member of the Destination Hotels & Resorts Group. Service, room and food were impeccable, from arrival to departure. You can't beat the hospitality, location on a beautiful historical college campus and the cultural offerings near the hotel. We will always choose the Carolina Inn when staying in Chapel Hill!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Staying at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill is always a treat. The Inn's is under new management and you can definitely feel the improvement. The staff, which has always been pleasant, is even more upbeat, accommodating and professional. The manager, Mr. Stewart, was particularly accommodating and made sure that we had everything we needed.

We have always recommended the Carolina Inn but will do so even more.

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Additional Information about The Carolina Inn

Property: The Carolina Inn
Address: 211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2739
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Carolina Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 185
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 
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