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Top Raleigh Historic Hotels

The Cary Cottage 1 BR 1 BA Private Sleeps 4 - Downtown Cary, Eat Drink Play Shop
5/5Exceptional! (80 reviews)
Perfect location, perfect cottage

"I was in town for three days on business and that house was incredibly accommodating, great layout and an excellent location within the city. Very helpful communication from the homeowners! 10/10 would visit again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

The Cary Cottage 1 BR 1 BA Private Sleeps 4 - Downtown Cary, Eat Drink Play Shop
The Mayton Inn
4 out of 5
301 S Academy St, Cary, NC
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The price is $178 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 14
4.8/5Exceptional! (288 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel! The town is beautiful and the staff was very friendly and quick to assist our needs. The restaurant was super cute and the food was delicious. My husband and I spent our honeymoon there and we hope to revisit next year for our anniversary! 5 stars!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 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 Mar 16, 2020

The King's Daughters Inn

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Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
4 out of 5
3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC
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The price is $179 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"Beautiful and very clean. Loved it. The golfing and staff were excellent as well. Food was incredible."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 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 $169 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19
4.7/5Exceptional! (979 reviews)

"Love how an old building is turned into a modern hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 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 $88 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
4.6/5Exceptional! (615 reviews)

"I have now been to this hotel twice in a months time. The hotel is very good for the exception of the tv going down and the water pressure could be better"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 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 $97 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
4.6/5Exceptional! (839 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jul 28, 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 $125 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.6/5Wonderful! (557 reviews)

"Very nice place great location well maintained and clean"…"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 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 $97 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (935 reviews)

"It was obvious that the hotel was taking great precautions to ensure the safety of their guests, including extra cleaning precautions and extra care serving breakfast. Unfortunately, due to COVID, the gym and pool were unavailable for use, which is understandable."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Durham North I-85
Aloft Durham Downtown
3 out of 5
345 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC
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The price is $110 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (397 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 9, 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 $95 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
4.3/5Excellent! (559 reviews)

"Great downtown location and a very nice property. Modern, sparkling clean room with a comfortable bed. The staff person, Melinda, was as nice as she could be. It was our daughter’s 13th birthday and Melinda gave us a voucher for Starbucks. The Rye was a wonderful place to celebrate a birthday. My ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Raleigh Marriott City Center
Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough
2.5 out of 5
202 Cardinal Dr, Hillsborough, NC
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The price is $91 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
3.9/5Very Good! (283 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 Mar 17, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough
Comfort Inn Apex - Holly Springs
2.5 out of 5
1411 E Williams St, Apex, NC
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The price is $80 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
3.9/5Good! (261 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 Jun 9, 2020

Comfort Inn Apex - Holly Springs
Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown - Capital
3 out of 5
320 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC
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The price is $75 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
3.9/5Good! (992 reviews)

"Great it was awesome they were awesome great rooms"…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown - Capital
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hillsborough
2 out of 5
120 Old Dogwood St, Hillsborough, NC
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The price is $68 per night from Oct 9 to Oct 10
3.8/5Good! (623 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hillsborough
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 Oct 28, 2019

Chapel Hill University Inn
Quality Inn & Suites Medical Park
2.5 out of 5
3710 Hillsborough Road, Durham, NC
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The price is $67 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
3.2/5 (979 reviews)

"The room smelled like someone had smoked in it and it was a 'non smoking' room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

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 Dec 24, 2018

Days Inn by Wyndham Raleigh Downtown
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Guide to Raleigh Historic Hotels

When you take a Raleigh trip out of town, it's easy to decide on a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your room having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive location can enrich your holiday. Staying in a Raleigh historic hotel still provides you with a fully-furnished room and one with lots of character. Moreover, it affords you the chance to surround yourself in Raleigh's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

When you pass through your Raleigh hotel's reception, you'll be whisked to a previous era. With their Victorian-style Raleigh hotels and locations infused with a rich past, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. While these hotels may be historic, they have many of the modern conveniences that help you take it easy during your holiday. You will find rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed, and just about everything you might want for a marvelous visit.

After you've spent time admiring your hotel, you can check out the famed landmarks and art galleries to appreciate more of the area's culture. If you love history, then you have come to the right place. Raleigh has 4 historical landmarks and buildings nearby. After visiting places like Christ Church, North Carolina State Capitol, and Christ Episcopal Church you'll be able to write your own history book on Raleigh. If you have time, then squeeze in a visit to Josephus Daniels House. Looking for more things to do in Raleigh? You can read what fellow guests thought were worth exploring in Expedia's review section. You'll find 11542 recommendations in our comment section on great places to grab a bite, more sites close by, and what they liked most during their visit.

Your Raleigh Hotel Is Waiting

Raleigh has 550 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where respected artists may have stayed. You are certain to book a place with all the in-room amenities and the characteristics you want. Take advantage of the great Raleigh deals here at Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Raleigh?
A visit to the significant historical sites in Raleigh is likely at the top of your travel itinerary. While you’re here, you might want to visit the college campus and array of shops. You can also discover the area’s acclaimed theater scene.
What's the best accommodation in Raleigh to learn about local history?
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 will I find in Raleigh?
Raleigh has 562 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 128 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important 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 theaters, 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?
Guests who choose historic hotels have the opportunity to stay in a place that’s been recognized with an official historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world can take the form of castles, palaces, grand homes or even old police stations, pubs, lodges or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Raleigh usually retain authentic elements like traditional architecture and period features in their communal spaces or guestrooms.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
They are quite similar. The term “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S., while “heritage hotel” is often used in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the architecture and building. Heritage hotels draw their meaning mainly from the cultural value that the place has and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Raleigh have modern facilities?
Yes, every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions, but interiors include modern conveniences and safety features. Visitors can expect the usual amenities you’d find in a hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. When you book a historic hotel in Raleigh, it doesn’t mean you’re picking a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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