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UNC Families, Friends & Alumni

The Carolina Inn has been hosting UNC Chapel Hill families, friends and alumni since 1924 and continues to be highly sought-after accommodations for anyone visiting the university.

It's no wonder: The hotel is located right on the UNC campus near the Dean Smith Center, Kenan Memorial Stadium, Franklin Street, Morehead Planetarium, and Memorial Hall, and an easy drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), Research Triangle Park (RTP), UNC Finley Golf Course, shopping, and dining.

1924 Club

The 1924 Club offers parents with exclusive offers that add value to their UNC campus visits while staying at The Carolina Inn. Membership is simple, complimentary and available only to parents of UNC students. 

UNC Orientation

Owned by the university, the AAA Four Diamond Inn is the only hotel located on the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus. We partner with the Office of New Student and Carolina Parent Programs, and a portion of your rate will be given back to the Carolina Parents Fund to support Carolina students and families.

UNC Finley Golf Course
UNC & Alumni Deals

Coming to town for a big game, reunion weekend or just visiting with family and friends? The Carolina Inn is located right on University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus.

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10 Reasons to Join 1924 Club

University Alumnus and former trustee, John Sprunt Hill, built The Carolina Inn in 1924 and was gifted to the University in 1935 to be “ ... A Cheerful Inn for Visitors, A Town Hall for the State, and a Home for Returning Sons and Daughters of Alma Mater...”

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Crossroads crafts a dining experience unique to Chapel Hill. Share a meal or cocktail with friends and family in the historic setting of The Carolina Inn. With its distinctly Southern soul and North Carolina Spirit, this award-winning restaurant and bar infuses your experience with energy, great food and a comforting sense of place.