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The Umstead Hotel and Spa

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#1 of 22 Hotels in Cary
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sao Paulo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not supposed to be in CAry,by the way,I never thought I would,but sometimes things change for much better! I was supposed to stay in Durham,but all the hotels were sold out due a Duke University Annual Event.I must confess,I almost canceled my trip,and I am glad I didn`t!I looked for hotels in Raleigh,but nothing seemed to fit my...

1Thank Liylly
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have stayed at the Umstead a couple times with and without children. They are friendly have very good food and also offer EV charging. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Only good things to say. The spa is nice too. We will be back!

Thank Silverball66
Greater Cincinnati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overnight for interview at SAS. Couldn'the do better at getting me relaxed ando ready. Hotel is run by pros from top to bottom. Everything from reception to restaurant were great. Look forward to a return visit.

Thank Blue7783
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love everything about Umstead. It is a beautiful hotel and spa. It is becoming impossible to schedule a service at the spa if you are not staying at the hotel. Visitors to the Raleigh area want to visit our family and the spa...but weekends are impossible to book. We were able to get one manicure. Not sure what the...

Thank RaleighGirl714
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stay at The Umpstead every time we visit Durham or Raleigh. The hotel is impeccable. My husband and I travel frequently, but I must say the Umptead is one of a kind. The art work, the décor, well the hotel is "impeccable". The food is superb, but I must say the service is close to non. My husband had...

Thank Isabel60742
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Okay, I don't do many reviews, but I felt compelled to do so for this hotel. We recently opened an office in the area and I happened to be here for a meeting. Had the pleasure of staying here for a night, having an amazing dinner in the Heron restaurant and was super happy with the place. Everyone here is...

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

What a place, amazing location, great service, beautiful outdoors, huge rooms, everything a 5 star hotel should be. Perfect. The room is prepared for the night, with a wonderful small chocolate on the bed, the reception staff is always friendly, the hotel is as clean as it gets. Can't think of anything to improve. Price is accordingly though :)

Thank Ferd S
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Stayed for one night while visiting our daughter who lives in Cary. My first time there and I must say it was the most quiet hotel I've stayed in. Not sure how they do it but felt like we were the only ones there but of course were not. Rooms are simple, streamlined and very clean. The service is impeccable...

Thank terryjd
Denver, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Book a stay at The Umstead if you want to feel like royalty. The friendly yet impeccable service ensures that no detail is overlooked, and you feel that they are glad you are there. Every single person on staff goes out of his or her way to ensure that your visit is perfectly enjoyable--no matter whether you are simply grabbing...

Thank hannarock
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Everything was top notch: spa, Heron's dinner, and accommodations. Actually it might be a close tie between massage and Heron's dinner, they were both decadently good. Location was convenient to Raleigh museums and shopping, but the property is really an oasis. Good running area as well, and the hotel gym was nicely appointed. Was here for a special occasion and...

Thank Morrmarathons

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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled lakeside on 12 acres of beautiful grounds in Cary, N.C., The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a calming retreat and luxury destination. The Umstead features 150 oversized guest rooms, elegant furnishings and signature amenities. The Umstead welcomes and inspires guests to find comfort, tranquility and indulgence in the meticulously landscaped property, as well as the plush Umstead Spa and contemporary American cuisine of Executive Chef Steven Greene at its signature Forbes Five Star restaurant, Herons. Independently owned and operated, The Umstead Hotel and Spa is North Carolina's first full-service hotel to receive the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award and is a Forbes Five Star rated property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Address: 100 Woodland Pond Dr, Cary, NC 27513-2131
Region: United States > North Carolina > Cary
Price Range: $472 - $734 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Umstead Hotel and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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The Umstead Hotel Cary
Umstead Hotel Cary
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#1 Business Hotel in Cary
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cary
#1 Family Hotel in Cary
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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“Choose a lake-view room.”
WinchesterTrust, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“we enjoyed the large balcony of the superior lake view room”
forbachc, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“I coudn`t afford,but I am pretty sure that balconies lakeview rooms would be the best!”
Liylly, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We always request the view to the lake and immaculate grounds”
Isabel60742, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“getting a room with a view of the lake was worth the extra 20.00”
debbiegutch, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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