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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love historic hotels, this is a wonderful choice. Beautifully restored inn that celebrates its unique history serving UNC Chapel Hill. The rooms are lovely, the hallways filled with interesting pictures of famous guests, and the iconic campus is just steps away. Great restaurant too, don't miss the shrimp and grits.

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Thank Vickie C
manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vickie C, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. We are flattered by your comments. We take great pride in offering gracious southern hospitality in our historic setting, so we thank you for such high praise. We look forward to welcoming you back to Chapel Hill! More 

Huntsville
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic Inn in an excellent location. Staff experience was great from valet at check in, front desk staff, housekeeping, restaurant and bar. Great exercise facility. Very convenient to local dining. Convenient to the university.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear joeyp32, Thank you for the excellent 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 experienced authentic southern hospitality in our historic hotel. We are delighted to read that our staff provided exceptional service throughout your visit. We will be sure to pass... More 

South Boston
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for a large wedding. The hotel staff handled the ceremony and reception well. The wedding planners were excellent and offered much helpful advice. The lobby is comfortable and offered many areas for friends and family to meet and chat.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear robertnB2861ZM, Thank you for the great review. The Carolina Inn has a long tradition of hosting weddings with our own unique southern charm and grace. We make every effort to provide gracious southern hospitality to our guests, so we’re delighted that you left feeling that way. We look forward to welcoming you back if you happen to be in... More 

Edenton
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If only I could stay in a hotel of this quality each and every night I spend on the road. I love this site and the Crossroads restaurant is superb!! If you don't sit in the lobby and experience it's eloquence, you've missed something. Enjoy your visit!

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear 545louisea, Thank you very much for the wonderful review. It’s always refreshing to hear how our guests enjoy our gracious southern hospitality and embrace our identity as The University’s Living Room! Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lived in Chapel Hill years ago, and I return regularly on business and to visit friends. On several of these visits, including a recent one, I've had the pleasure of staying at the historic Carolina Inn in the heart of the UNC campus. Each of the restfully-decorated rooms is just a bit different in size, shape, and character, reflecting... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Fuzby, 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 appreciate all of your kind words regarding our rooms and staff. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you on... More 

Asheboro
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful historic hotel in CH. Located in the in the heart of campus which allows you to walk easily to sporting events or Franklin street. The room are charming and warm. Yes they are small, it is an older hotel. The grounds and the building are maintained in a fastidious manner and they are ultra clean. It is a Wonderful... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear lguy66, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at The Carolina Inn. We treasure our central location and we love hearing when our guests enjoy their experience. We will continue to work hard to maintain our historic Inn to the standard of excellence! We look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit! More 

Long Island, New York
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting my 94 year old Father-In-Law celebrating Veterans Day. My wife wanted to stay at something more than an ordinary motel. The Carolina Inn fir that bill. Yhe historical value and location are superb. The shuttle bus is an excellent convenience.

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear marty O, 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. Thank you for the wonderful praise and we look forward to welcoming you back for a future visit! More 

Chapel Hill
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wished that I could have stayed at the Carolina Inn longer. The rooms were immaculate. The hotel employees were very friendly and professional. I stayed at the hotel for business purposes, but it felt like vacation. During my short stay, I felt like I was staying at a resort! Once you walk inside the building, you forget about the... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear imj20162016, 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. We sincerely appreciate all of your kind words about our grounds, staff, and rooms. On behalf of the entire Carolina Inn team, thank you, and... More 

Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic hotel on the UNC campus is beautifully maintained, super clean and in a perfect location for exploring campus and the town of Chapel Hill on foot. The complimentary shuttle helps us get to more distant places and around in bad weather. Our room was small but beautifully appointed. Wish it wasn't wuite so expensive to stay here. But... More 

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manager826, Manager at The Carolina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Q7180JXlaurad, Thank you for the delightful review. The Carolina Inn has a long and distinguished history as the hotel of choice for visitors to the area. Nestled in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, on the University of North Carolina campus, we treasure our central location. Thank you for your kind words about our rooms, service, and restaurant. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, service and staff. Thin walls, could hear neighbors perfectly next door. Suite is not really a suite, except for the price. Very clean, comfortable beds. Darkening curtains don't close well. Bathroom door has a gap. With four people, we had to ask for more towels and tea. Never got the tea.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: RM697 - RM1,555 (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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“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
“Get a view of gardens not street or parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles twickski, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the first floor in the back area near parking if you want closer access to your car!”
 of 5 bubbles ButterBean21, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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