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Jamesville, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So gorgeous! Without a doubt, the best place to stay in Chapel Hill. The Carolina Inn more than met my expectations and I felt very well taken care of. Not to mention that the decor is to die for. I couldn't have imagined a more lovely stay!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here as part of our anniversary weekend. For us, everything was perfect and exceeded my expectations. The room was small, but pretty. The bathroom was well above average. The bed was very comfortable. Decorations were tasteful and well conceived. Generally, the property has an elegance and warmth. And it's essentially on the pretty NC Chapel campus. I highly...

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Glen Allen
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Carolina Inn for a business trip/ conference in March 2017. The staff were all very friendly and the rooms were very clean. I enjoyed my stay and would come back again for a leisure trip!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear 61nikkij, Thank you for the great review. We were delighted to read your feedback especially that you appreciated the cleanliness of the hotel as well as found our staff to be friendly and accommodating. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to our respected departments. We hope to welcome you back to the Carolina Inn on...

Pottsville
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel location is wonderful and the staff was great. I used the gym and room service and both amenities were great. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone. I would also recommend using the walking trails through campus.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear 305debbiey, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Carolina Inn! It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality in our treasured historic venue. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our staff, location, and amenities. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Albany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was nice. I especially liked the glass panels and benches in one of the hallways. The conference rooms were spacious. The lobby area was exceptional and nicely decorated. The mattress slept well but the appearance was not appealing. There was a body imprint on both sides. I also noticed was there were two times for the cleaning staff...

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear gwendolynh646, Thank you for the kind words and we appreciate the feedback. We will continue to work hard to ensure that The Carolina Inn continues to set the standard for comfortable accommodations and amazing services! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay, and hope you have the opportunity to come back and visit!

Moorestown
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel, room and grounds in excellent condition. Every employee was exceptional. Loved this hotel! Easy walking distance to UNC and Chapel Hill shopping/dining district. Food was excellent. I can't think of one thing I would change.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear bradfordlax8, Thank you for the excellent feedback of your recent stay. Your impression of the Carolina Inn is exactly what we hope each guest takes away upon leaving the hotel. We pride ourselves on offering a memorable experience, so we are delighted you felt that way. Thank you for the high praise, and we look forward to your next...

Leesburg
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Expect to be swept away by the uncommon southern charm and graceful hospitality of the Carolina Inn. Grab a fresh baked delicious cookie on your way by the front desk and let yourself be transported to a simpler time when fine manners and refined surroundings were as sweet as southern tea.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear 52ronaldf, Thank you very much for the fantastic review. For over 90 years, The Carolina Inn has offered guests the finest in lodging, food, and southern hospitality, so we’re thrilled that you had the chance to enjoy your accommodation with us. Thank you again for the kind words and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back...

Graham
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay here loved it's vintage style. Almost looks like a Bed & Breakfast type hotel. lovely. I would definitely stay again. And will also recommend to anyone that comes to visit UNC campus and it's environment.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear zanettab2017, Thank you for choosing to stay 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 greatly appreciate your recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit!

Minerva
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful Inn set in a wonderful location! Staff was friendly and helpful, made us feel at home. Exceptionally clean and had the best nights sleep!! Would recommend and would most definitely stays again!!

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Miriam H, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Carolina Inn. We are thrilled to read that you had terrific service from our staff, enjoyed a great night’s rest, and were able to enjoy our central location in town. Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Nashville
Reviewed 1 week ago

Associates, food and hotel are wonderful. The shuttle service to area restaurants was great. The drivers were engaging and helpful. They accommodated the two groups I was a part of and when called to take us back to the hotel, they arrived within a reasonable amount of time.

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manager1924, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear ronnief251, Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very pleased to read that you had an opportunity to use our courtesy shuttle and enjoyed your Carolina Inn experience. Through our service, our staff loves to connect with guests by taking the time to share our history, and insight of local treasures. We hope we have the opportunity to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $256 - $481 (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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“Higher Floor, non-connecting rooms”
 of 5 bubbles nmeas1, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As always---don't just request ANY room!! Ask for a room facing the courtyard and up on the 3rd floor (as one example)!!”
 of 5 bubbles ArchitectZ, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask for a corner room with windows”
 of 5 bubbles lguy66, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a higher level room class if you need more space”
 of 5 bubbles 182danm182, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“View of the fall leaves outside my window was a plus.”
  • Classic vintage photos of UNC classrooms adorn the bedrooms - here, nursing and law school photo
  • Love a place seeing branding oportunities at every turn - even the bottom of a silver trash bask
 of 5 bubbles HFTM, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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