The Carolina Inn

211 Pittsboro Street | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 [See Map]
#12 in Best North Carolina Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
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Based on 513 reviews

U.S. News Review

Standing in the heart of Chapel Hill and roughly 32 miles northwest of Raleigh, North Carolina, The Carolina Inn has welcomed guests since 1924 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It features a mixture of classic Southern charm and contemporary convenience: Guest rooms are outfitted with four-poster beds and antique artwork, as well as LCD flat-screen televisions, minifridges and complimentary Wi-Fi access. The Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar's decor recalls the early 20th century South, while staff serves homestyle dishes with a modern twist (like butter poached wild hen with red wine shallot puree and confit chicken salad). Guests say that the inn's Southern hospitality truly shines through the friendly customer service. The only downsides guests notice about this hotel are the smallish rooms and issues with the in-room thermostats.

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A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 513 guests have reviewed the The Carolina Inn, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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The Carolina Inn

211 Pittsboro Street | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 [See Full Map]