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Top Raleigh Historic Hotels

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hillsborough
2 out of 5
120 Old Dogwood St, Hillsborough, NC
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The price is £63 per night
3.8/5Good! (619 reviews)

"Rooms were clean, quiet overall stay. Bagged breakfast because of Covid, will stay again"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hillsborough
The Mayton Inn
4 out of 5
301 S Academy St, Cary, NC
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The price is £138 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (285 reviews)

"Absolutely quirky, kitschy yet classy. Gorgeous. Definitely stay here."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

The Mayton Inn
The King's Daughters Inn
4.5 out of 5
204 North Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC
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4.7/5Exceptional! (177 reviews)
Lovely charming place.

"I loved this little inn. It was cozy, clean and charming with old world charm. The service was wonderful, innkeeper so nice and the lady in the kitchen/dining room was a peach. I cc was there fir a short time on business but it would make fir a lovely romantic weekend get away."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The King's Daughters Inn
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
4 out of 5
3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC
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The price is £154 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (993 reviews)

"Fantastic as always played nine holes and then went to Bull Durham for dinner, social distance was at its maximum you had to wear a mask even at your table if any of the servers we’re coming near your table well it was annoying but was understood and service was impeccable as always food and hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Carolina Inn
4.5 out of 5
211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC
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The price is £125 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (984 reviews)

"What a beautiful hotel with so much history. It was perfect for our visit to UNC. Definitely would recommend to anyone."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

Carolina Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Cary I-40 (PNC Arena)
2.5 out of 5
111 Hampton Woods Lane, Raleigh, NC
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The price is £76 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (601 reviews)

"The room was nice and clean, the housekeeping person made it look beautiful"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Cary I-40 (PNC Arena)
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Crabtree Valley
2.5 out of 5
3920 Arrow Dr, Raleigh, NC
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The price is £84 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (829 reviews)

"Excellent staying.. very clean, excellent service from the staff."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Crabtree Valley
Graduate Chapel Hill
4 out of 5
311 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC
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The price is £81 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (554 reviews)

"We were dropping our daughter off at UNC, and it was fun to stay at the Graduate with its UNC-themed decor. The staff members we saw were friendly and helpful. Didn't get to enjoy the restaurant or gym as they were closed because of COVID, so a full review will have to wait!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Graduate Chapel Hill
Hampton Inn & Suites Durham North I-85
2.5 out of 5
1542 North Gregson Street, Durham, NC
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The price is £84 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (927 reviews)

"The bag breakfast was not bad. The front desk staff was nice."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Durham North I-85
Aloft Durham Downtown
3 out of 5
345 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC
The price is £117 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (395 reviews)

"Mediocre breakfast options and things were way overpriced. 2.75 for a candy bar?!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Aloft Durham Downtown
Raleigh Marriott City Center
3.5 out of 5
500 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC
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The price is £100 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (552 reviews)

"Very cozy but the walls are thin. I could hear my neighbors during the night."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2020

Raleigh Marriott City Center
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
3.5 out of 5
421 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC
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The price is £75 per night
4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Overall. The hotel is great and rooms are remodeled and very stylish."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough
2.5 out of 5
202 Cardinal Dr, Hillsborough, NC
Free cancellation
The price is £82 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (282 reviews)

"The staff was extremely nice and helpful. We listed this hotel for our wedding guests and they took excellent care of everyone."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough
Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown - Capital
3 out of 5
320 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC
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The price is £76 per night
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)

"clean room good location staff friendly affordable"…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown - Capital
Comfort Inn Apex - Holly Springs
2.5 out of 5
1411 E Williams St, Apex, NC
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The price is £66 per night
3.9/5Good! (260 reviews)

"Everyone was very friendly and eager to help with anything they could. The property was very nice. Our room was spacious and clean. The bathroom was spotless. And the bed and pillows were Great."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jun 2020

Comfort Inn Apex - Holly Springs
Chapel Hill University Inn
2.5 out of 5
1301 N Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
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3.6/5Good! (998 reviews)

"the overall upkeep was good considering the age of the buildings. there needs to be vents in the bathrooms. the water was wonderfully hot!! the landscaping was a plus."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Chapel Hill University Inn
Quality Inn & Suites Medical Park
2.5 out of 5
3710 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC
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3.2/5 (976 reviews)

"There was no hot water. Property was ideal location."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2019

Quality Inn & Suites Medical Park
Days Inn by Wyndham Raleigh Downtown
2 out of 5
300 N Dawson St, Raleigh, NC
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3.1/5 (988 reviews)

"I had called earlier to check in late. But when I arrived at the hotel, there was no body at front desk to check me in. I had to call another hotel to book at room at 4:00 AM !!!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2018

Days Inn by Wyndham Raleigh Downtown
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About Raleigh Historic Hotels

When you take a Raleigh getaway, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your rooms will have all the essentials. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive location can enhance your stay. Staying in a Raleigh historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room that is also bustling with character. Moreover, it allows you to immerse yourself in Raleigh's past.

If These Walls Could Talk

Many of the traditional hotels give you a feel for a historic era right from the start. With antique charm and marvellous narratives, you'll find that these properties stand apart from your typical hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these lodgings are historic, they have up-to-date conveniences to help you take it easy on your trip. You'll notice your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and just about anything else you'll need for a wonderful trip.

Once you've checked-in and had time to look around the historic hotel property, you can explore the art galleries and famed landmarks to appreciate more of the Raleigh's culture. Of course, all this exploring can stimulate your appetite. Ask your hotel's concierge to suggest some of the local spots to enjoy a cocktail or a marvellous meal in Raleigh are. You can also scan the comments and read the recommendations other guests to Raleigh think is merit going to.

Book a Raleigh Historic Hotel Today

Raleigh has 143 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where renowned novelists may have stayed. You're certain to book a place that has all the in-room amenities as well as the traits you wish for. Be sure to reserve your vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on staying in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Raleigh?
A visit to the sights with historical relevance in Raleigh is likely number one on your sightseeing itinerary. While you’re here, you might want to visit the university campus and major shopping area. You can also discover the area’s entertainment choices.
What's the best hotel in Raleigh to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Carolina Inn is a top 4.5-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Franklin Street is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include The King’s Daughters Inn and Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown - Capital.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Raleigh?
Raleigh has 532 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 128 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Raleigh?
Raleigh is notable for landmarks like Franklin Street, Lafayette Village and Cameron Indoor Stadium. Known for its live music and theatres, cultural venues include North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek. Other popular sights include Crabtree Valley Mall and PNC Arena.
What is a historic hotel like in Raleigh?
A historic hotel gives guests a chance to stay in a building officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world have had many former lives and uses, such as stately homes, palaces or even lodges, old police stations or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Raleigh often preserve authentic characteristics like traditional architecture and period features in their public spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S., whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the place’s cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Raleigh have modern facilities?
Yes, efforts are made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Tourists who book a stay should expect the popular amenities you’d get from a hotel such as Smart TVs, WiFi and updated bathroom facilities. Booking a historic hotel in Raleigh doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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