Top 11 Themed Hotels In North Carolina, USA - Updated 2023


North Carolina, the ninth most populous state in the US, boasts four national forests, dozens of lakes, and hundreds of waterfalls. High mountain peaks converge on shorelines with both features creating superb and memorable views. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must-see, especially its blue mist floating around the peaks. Biltmore Estate, a historic house museum, features an expansive backyard and an ornate photographic frontside. At Raleigh Beer Garden, you can try over 350 tap beer varieties. For car enthusiasts, Mustang Owner’s Museum must be on your bucket list as it has over 50 Ford Mustangs on display. Each visit presents you with a unique collection as the keepers change the cars displayed on a rotational basis. With such an adventurous spirit, you need uniquely styled accommodation. Check out the top themed hotels in North Carolina, USA.

1. Graduate Chapel Hill (from USD 108)

Graduate Chapel Hill, located eight minutes away from University of North Carolina, boasts Greek Revival touches and Carolina Blue shades. You will also find decorative elements in honor of Mia Hamm and Michael Jordan among other great North Carolina Tar Heels, which are the university’s athletic teams and students. The hotel blends college nostalgia with quality hospitality in a unique way. While relaxing in the lobby, notice other classic blue shades and marvel at how they rhyme with stunning views of the coast. Work out at the 24-hour fitness center and rent a bike to explore other Chapel Hill attractions.

Graduate Chapel Hill

Address: 311 West Franklin Street

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Meeting/banquet facilities First aid kit available WiFi Available All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Terrace Smoke alarms

2. Museum Hotel Durham (from USD 599)

21c Museum Hotel Durham comprises an art museum, an event space, and a boutique hotel with luxurious rooms. The museum holds curated and specific art pieces with rotational exhibitions and educational and cultural programs. In the exhibit space are a well-preserved green marble foyer, a silver leaf ceiling, and terrazzo floors. The hotel has spacious guest rooms with large windows and high ceilings. Here, you can enjoy free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, a bar, a spa, and a fitness center. Visit Durham Convention Center, American Tobacco Campus, and Durham Performing Arts Center, all within a five-minute walking distance.

21c Museum Hotel Durham

Address: 111 North Corcoran Street
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

3. Haywood Park Hotel, Asheville (from USD 118)

Haywood Park Hotel is a boutique hotel in a historic building, once the home of Bon Marche, Asheville’s first department store. The hotel has carefully preserved this historical heritage, evident by the vintage car in the lobby and portraits throughout its interiors. Enjoy pet-friendly accommodation and French and Cuban dining. Guest rooms feature a hot tub, a mini-refrigerator, a charging station, a coffee maker, and downtown views. For pets, a booking is advised, and there is a non-refundable fee.

Haywood Park Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Battery Park Ave
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

4. Omni Charlotte Hotel (from USD 207)

Omni Charlotte Hotel is a luxurious accommodation with an urban appeal at every turn. It has a rooftop deck with a pool and a bar, where you can enjoy sporting events beamed from the double-sided giant LED TV. Business travelers will enjoy the sky bridge linking the hotel to 12 city blocks. Retreat to a luxurious, spacious guest room with spectacular views, a 49-inch flat-panel TV, a work desk, a mini-fridge, and a phone with voicemail. Nearby attractions include Charlotte Convention Center and Discovery Place.

Omni Charlotte Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 132 East Trade Street
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

5. The Historic Brookstown Inn, Trademark Collection by Wyndham, Winston-Salem (from USD 125)

This charming non-smoking hotel was built in 1837 and has retained its historic charm to date. The red brick-walled building housing the hotel is a testament to a centuries-old architectural style. It boasts a 19th-century décor with exposed beams and utility pipes in the lobby, hardwood floors, and brick walls. There is complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi for guests’ convenience. There are some rooms that have a fireplace. Visit Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Old Salem, and Truist Stadium, all within walking distance.

The Historic Brookstown Inn, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Wifi Available

Address: 200 Brookstown Avenue
Accommodates: 6

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. The Siena Hotel, Autograph Collection, Chapel Hill (from USD 209)

The Siena Hotel, Autograph Collection, welcomes you with its brass doors that lead to the lobby. As you retire to your room, you will notice its Italian-inspired charm and elegance. The custom-decorated rooms feature Italian marble floors and hand-selected furniture. Satiate your palate with Italian cuisine and a choice of 400 wines imported from top Italian vineyards. Duke University is within a 15-minute drive, while Research Triangle Park is 25.7 km (16 mi) away.

The Siena Hotel, Autograph Collection

Address: 1505 East Franklin Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

7. Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection (from USD 229)

The hotel has a rustic atmosphere captured through antique displays on the walls, ceilings, and seats with a sheen of worn leather. Hand-hewn beams overlook the dining area with its handcrafted tables. More classic-style inspiration unfolds in the property, with unique paintings on the walls, antique firearms, and trophy mounts. It would be best if you visit the spa for body treatment, rejuvenating facials, and massages for a chance to unwind. There is a Bohemian art gallery on site as well as an artful wellness center.

Grand Bohemian Asheville, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available

Address: 11 Boston Way
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

8. The Longleaf Hotel, Raleigh (from USD 275)

The Longleaf Hotel features a spacious lounge with plenty of seating space, ideal for gathering with friends, having intimate moments with your partner, or relaxing by yourself. The hotel retains a mid-century décor from its origins as a 1960’s travel lodge. However, its breeze blocks are now redone to reflect a modern tone, but renovators retained the concrete tiles that still echo the 60’s era. If you take the stairs, you will notice hand-painted lettering and attractive chandeliers. Popular nearby attractions include North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina General Assembly, and Raleigh Convention Center.

The Longleaf Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 300 N. Dawson St
Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services

9. Millennium Hotel Durham (from USD 88)

While staying at Millennium Hotel Durham, you will be in the center of elegance. Its lobby and other amenities are decorated with traditional style, while its rooms are modern. The hotel boasts 16,000 sq ft (1,486.4 sq m) of meeting and event space comprising an executive boardroom, meeting rooms, conference suites, and ballrooms. Guest rooms offer amenities that include a smart TV, a compact refrigerator, a clock radio, and an in-room safe. Enjoy delicious lunch at the Italian-style hotel’s lounge and eat authentic Italian dishes by the fireplace. Drive to downtown Durham and discover Carolina Theater, Bennett Place, and Durham Bulls Stadium among other gems.

Millennium Durham

Wifi Available

Address: 2800 Campus Walk Avenue
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

10. The Park on Main Hotel, Highlands (from USD 320)

The Park on Main Hotel features an upscale rustic theme with a garden terrace that draws its design from Central Park, New York. You are at liberty to choose a suite with views of the beautiful garden terrace or one with a balcony overlooking the attractive streets. You will be in a pet-friendly place complete with a designer dog bowl, a dog mat, a towel, and a bed. The rooms have a sofa bed in the living room, hardwood floors covered in oriental rugs, and heated bathroom floors comprising Italian marble.

The Park on Main Hotel

Address: 205 Main Street

Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Safety deposit box Cashless payment available Pets allowed 24-hour front desk WiFi available in all areas Terrace Soundproof rooms

11. Awaken your curiosity

Do you envision staying in a themed hotel as you relax and dine in well-kept interiors? Make your dreams come true and discover these unique guest accommodations. Travel, see, and perhaps learn the stories behind these hotels’ designs.

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