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Venues

An Extraordinary Setting with Versatile Options

Over 30,000 square feet of both indoor and outdoor wedding venues gives you flexibility, elegance and unique allure and magic for your special event in Chapel Hill.

ANNIE WATTS HILL COURTYARD

The Inn's largest courtyard, tucked into the brick exterior of the Inn and a grand magnolia tree. This space is ideal for large wedding parties. It was inspired by beautiful English gardens and a almost always in bloom.

BRYAN COURTYARD

This charming, private space offers a brick terrace and direct access through the Sun Room. A large patio overlooks the quaint courtyard. With handmade wrought-iron gates, it's the perfect site for small to medium-size wedding parties and ceremonies.

JOHN SPRUNT HILL BALLROOM

It's the largest ballroom at the Inn. Honoring hotel founder Hill, the 14-foot ceiling s and crystal chandeliers provide spacious elegance for the largest of events. This venue also offers a generous pre-event area for a reception or classic dessert displays. View Virtual Tour

CHANCELLOR'S BALLROOM

This popular ballroom features 14-foot ceilings and is ideal for medium-sized wedding parties. It's close to lobby areas and adjacent a gracious black and white hallway, too. View Virtual Tour

OLD WELL ROOM & PARLORS

Chapel Hill's first ballroom dates to 1924. Extensively remodeled, the black and white terrazzo floor was installed in the 1940s by world-famous designer Otto Zenke. The art deco-inspired décor has graced hundreds of weddings, and the striking, elegant space is often paired with surrounding parlors for a unique, multi-room event space perfect for mingling. View Virtual Tour

ALUMNI ROOM

This intimate setting overlooks the Annie Watts Hill Courtyard and the western edge of the UNC campus. It's ideal for smaller events such as bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches.

CLUB ROOM

A truly genteel space with striking features from the 1940s, this room offers views of the picturesque courtyard and close proximity to lobby areas and the Old Well Room, making this a Carolina Inn favorite.

NORTH AND SOUTH PARLORS

Historic rooms located in the original section of the Inn built in 1924, these historic parlors offer beautiful views of the west side of campus. With crystal Carnegie Hall chandeliers in the North Parlor and unique architectural accents, they are ideal for smaller events and gatherings. View Virtual Tour

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