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The Best Places to Stay in North Carolina

The Best Places to Stay in North Carolina - Photo by Esther Levy via Trover.com
Written by Carl Hedinger

Photo by Esther Levy via Trover.com

Best places to stay in North Carolina

North Carolina is a huge state and full of fun things to do for any traveler. With such wide spaces and places of interest in the Tar Heel State, we’re going to focus on rooms that will cater to your weekend getaway along the Blue Ridge Parkway and in the big city of Charlotte. When keeping those in mind, here are the best places to stay in North Carolina.

Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown

Book a nice at one of Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown’s 172 rooms for the best stay in the big city. You’ll be just a couple of blocks away from the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Inside this wonderful hotel, guests will find cozy and spacious rooms that start at $122. You’ll also have access to free Internet, a pool, and one Charlotte’s best rooftop restaurants.

Ridgeway Inn, Blowing Rock

There’s so much to see along the Blue Ridge Parkway so you might as well spend the night in something surrounded by beauty like Ridgeway Inn in Blowing Rock. It’s literally right next to the Blowing Rock and not far from Glen Burney Trail. With 21 rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a tennis court for guests, you might expect a higher price tag but rooms at Ridgeway Inn range from $93 – 179.

Hillwinds Inn, Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock’s Hillwinds Inn is close to the Spice and Tea Exchange where you can find in-house made blends and creations. With 20 rooms that guarantee a more personal stay, rooms start at $93 and there’s a tennis court as well as a business center with Internet access for those who really need to catch up on work. It’s also a short drive from Blowing Rock City Park that leads to Glen Burney Trail.

Brookstone Lodge, Asheville

Asheville visitors will love Brookstone Lodge for its heated pool, hot tub, and free Wi-Fi that accompanies their stay. It’s not too far from Biltmore Village and the Cathedral of All Souls and is great for visitors in search of a quiet and comfortable room that isn’t too expensive. Brookstone Lodge rooms start at $75 and with all these amenities and perks, you better book now if you want a room!

Red Roof Inn Ashville West

Book a night at Red Roof Inn Asheville West and you’ll be just a short drive from the Western North Carolina Farmers Market. The hotel is 100% pet-friendly but keeps those with allergies in mind. With prices starting at $65, Red Roof Inn Asheville West might be the best budget option in Asheville. There are 109 rooms on the property but be sure to book in advance if you want to save money on a convenient site.

Are you ready to visit North Carolina highlights like Blowing Rock, Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, and Biltmore Estate? Are you also happy that you can find a great hotel in downtown Charlotte now? Have a wonderful stay in the Tar Heel State and enjoy the best places to stay in North Carolina.

This article is part of Hipmunk’s Boutique Hotels Around the World campaign.

About the author

Carl Hedinger

I’m a writer and recovering American expat who shares my family’s travels through life. Follow our adventures here and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.