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Austin
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Darling property! Great outdoor bar area and patio. Outstanding breakfast. The grits are incredible!! Charming decor, helpful staff, will definitely recommend to others and will stay again!! Only downer is they charge $15/day even for self parking.

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want a true Carolina experience while in Chapel Hill, staying at the Carolina Inn will provide it! Beautiful property, courteous staff, excellent atmosphere--and convenient to campus! The beds and pillows make sleeping a dream.

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Needham
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wonderful charming hotel. A great location on the UNC campus. excellent staff. very convenient to Franklin street for shopping and restaurants. would highly recommend and visit again. beautiful lobby and the decor is just perfect.

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Brick
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel nestled on the UNC campus. Convenient to stores and restaurants on Franklin Street. Staff is wonderful and very helpful. Crossroads Restaurant a must during your stay as the food and service superb.

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Wilmington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chapel Hill is full of hidden treasures that graduates of UNC love. One such treasure is the famed Carolina Inn right in the middle of campus. There in that cluster of beautiful rooms sits a history told by the hundreds of old photographs that line the halls, by the lovely old furnishings in every room and suite, by the stately...

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Inn in the Heart of Chapel Hill. Impeccable service, beautiful room, delicious meal. Manager's reception prompted us to have wine by the fire pit. Truly a memorable evening. I would recommend this hotel to everyone planning a trip to Blue Heaven!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband, children and I spent a delightful December weekend here. The Inn was spectacularly decorated for Christmas! The 12 Days of Christmas were used to lavishly adorn the various lobbies and hallways. Beautiful!!! Absolutely gorgeous! Definitely recommend this quaint Inn to anyone wanting a lovely place to stay while visiting Chapel Hill.

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

Dear TravelingAngelaDawn, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The Carolina Inn over the Christmas period! We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit and were also able to enjoy our 12 days of Christmas decorations and displays. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to welcome you again soon!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Carolina Inn was lovely. The location is perfect, the rooms were comfortable and well appointed (you can open the windows!), and the staff was friendly and helpful. Loved the restaurant and outdoor spaces, as well.

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

Dear Erica K, Thank you for you the fantastic review. It is our goal to ensure guests feel that they are truly part of the place, so we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations with us. We appreciate all of your kind words regarding our location, staff, rooms, and restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being in the heart of Chapel Hill and on the fringe of campus is perfect for a university related event. Everything is within walking distance, restaurants, entertainmant and sports. The facilities are first rate though the regular rooms are a bit small. Value depends on your perspective because location and comfort come at a price.

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

Dear U5036HUmelaniem, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. We certainly treasure our central location and embrace our identity as the University’s Living Room. Our goal is to provide restful, relaxing and charming accommodations and services, so we are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience. Thank you for your kind words and we...

Bellflower
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place. Service was okay. I was not acknowledged by the staff outside the door when I walked up. They just stood there talking. Roomservice on the phone didn't know what was on the menu and told me to look it up on the website.

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Dear Matt C, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent visit at The Carolina Inn. We take pride in our first-rate customer service and your experience is not the standard of excellence that we hold ourselves to. We appreciate your feedback as we strive to improve in all areas of the hotel and hope we have...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: RM991 - RM1,670 (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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