Fodor's Expert Review Carolina Inn

211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516, USA

The only hotel located on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill, this 95-year-old historic property features modern amenities in a charming setting. Built in 1924 by UNC alumnus John Sprunt Hill and designed by award-winning architect Arthur C. Nash, who designed a number of other university landmarks, the inn has a rich history with UNC families. Historic photos of the university and its people line the hallways and serve as decor for the tastefully decorated rooms. The inn's restaurant, Crossroads, offers classic Southern-inspired fare and afternoon tea.

PROS

  • historic inn in easy walking distance to Franklin Street and UNC campus
  • free local transportation
  • on-site restaurant and lovely gathering spaces

CONS

  • frequently booked for meetings and university events
  • some rooms are on the small side
  • service can be inconsistent

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Historical
Lively
Central
Grande Dame
$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 919-933–2001

HOTEL DETAILS

185 rooms
Rate Includes: No meals

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