The Carolina Inn, recognized as one of America’s “cultural resources worthy of preservation,” is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with elite status as a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel. The on-site Crossroads Chapel Hill Restaurant holds both the AAA Award and Forbes Four-Star status. The 185-room Inn, one of only four hotels in NC built before 1925 to remain in continuous operation, has long been one of the most popular sites in NC for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences with 16,721 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. In addition, find 14,262 square feet of outdoor space suitable for events. The Carolina Inn is one block from historic downtown Franklin Street featuring charming shops, boutiques and museums. It’s close to RTP, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and UNC Finley Golf Course.