There is no other town quite like Chapel Hill. Hotels in the area offer a great way to explore this picturesque and historic North Carolina town. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, Choice Hotels near Chapel Hill, NC are an excellent and affordable way to stay close to all the action.
When the University Of North Carolina Board Of Trustees chose the area around New Hope Chapel as the site for the first State University in 1793, they also named a committee to lay out a town adjacent to the site. Thus, the town of Chapel Hill was, in fact, created to serve the University. Present-day reminders of Chapel Hill's history are cherished by its citizens and admired by its visitors; quiet winding streets, wooded home sites, stone walls, and small shops surrounding the University add to the charm, mystique, and "small-town" atmosphere. The UNC campus spans approximately 730 acres and is considered one of the most attractive in the nation. People of all ages find the university's Morehead Planetarium a fascinating attraction—its informative exhibits are both educational and interesting, and the star theater offers regular presentations. The North Carolina Botanical Garden features themed gardens and walking trails. Franklin Street—named in honor of Benjamin Franklin—is the main street in downtown Chapel Hill and is considered the center of social life for both the university as well as the town itself. With numerous coffee shops, cafes, restaurants, museums, bookshops, music stores and bars, the street pulsates with a buzzing and youthful energy.
Hailed as “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit magazine, Chapel Hill is rapidly becoming a hot spot for cutting-edge American cuisine. A vibrant arts culture offers visitors numerous art galleries, concerts, theater productions, and musical performances. With its abundance of charm, beauty, and ambience, visitors can quickly understand why the town’s motto is “The Southern Part of Heaven”! When you have the chance, don’t miss the opportunity to explore the scenic town of Chapel Hill.
Hotels in the area allow you to stay conveniently close by to where you want to be. When you stay at Choice Hotels, you can enjoy affordable rates, many amenities, and friendly service. Reserve your room today! We look forward to hosting you soon!