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Luxury hotels in North Carolina

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in December 2022.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in North Carolina. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 The Hive Wilmington, United States

    The Hive

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Wilmington. Well located in Wilmington, The Hive provides 5-star accommodation close to Thalian Hall and Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a terrace. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around $199.

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  • 2 JW Marriott Charlotte Charlotte, United States

    JW Marriott Charlotte

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charlotte. Set in Charlotte, 300 metres from Mint Museum Uptown, JW Marriott Charlotte offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a shared lounge. This 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $386.

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  • 3 The Ocracoke Harbor Inn Ocracoke, United States

    The Ocracoke Harbor Inn

    ***** Hotel. Situated 2.8 km from Ocracoke Beach, The Ocracoke Harbor Inn offers 5-star accommodation in Ocracoke and has barbecue facilities. Featuring a shared lounge, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Show full description Guest review score 8.9

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  • 4 The Wells Cashiers Cashiers, United States

    ***** Hotel. The Wells Cashiers is a 5-star property situated in Cashiers. Featuring a shared lounge, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. All rooms in the hotel are fitted with a coffee machine. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around $131.

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  • 5 Saltaire Cottages Kitty Hawk Beach, United States

    Saltaire Cottages

    ***** Hotel. Situated in Kitty Hawk Beach, a few steps from Kitty Hawk Beach, Saltaire Cottages features accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a terrace and a private beach area. This 5-star hotel features free WiFi and barbecue facilities. The rooms include a balcony. Show full description Guest review score 8.4

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  • 6 The Ivey's Hotel Charlotte, United States

    The Ivey's Hotel

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charlotte. This luxury boutique hotel is located in Downtown Charlotte and features a continental breakfast in the Library Lounge and free WiFi. The Mint Museum of Craft Design is 100 metres away. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around $330.

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  • 7 The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte Charlotte, United States

    The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte

    ***** Resort. Featuring a spa and resort-style pools, this hotel is located in the lovely Ballantyne Community of Charlotte, North Carolina. A flat-screen TV, desk, minibar, plush bedding and full length mirror are included in all rooms at The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte. The rooms feature large windows and ten-foot ceilings. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $290.

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  • 8 The Evening Shade River Lodge and Cabins Chimney Rock, United States

    The Evening Shade River Lodge and Cabins

    ***** Hotel. The Evening Shade River Lodge and Cabins is situated in Chimney Rock. This hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy mountain views. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around $124.

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  • 9 The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Charlotte, United States

    The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Charlotte. Located in the heart of downtown Charlotte, The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte offers luxurious rooms with a 55" or 65" flat-screen TV. Facilities include an indoor pool and spa. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around $829.

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  • 10 Marriott Greensboro Downtown Greensboro, United States

    Marriott Greensboro Downtown

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Greensboro. Greensboro Marriott Downtown is located in the heart of Greensboro. Guests can start their day with a workout in the fitness centre. Show full description Guest review score 8.1, rooms from around $169.

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  • 11 Calhoun House Inn & Suites Bryson City, United States

    Calhoun House Inn & Suites

    ***** Guest house. This Bryson City smoke-free inn is 2 miles from the Great Smokey Mountains and the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway. In-room continental breakfast items such as bagels, oatmeal, and cereal bars are provided in all rooms. A cable TV with DVD player, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a spa bath are featured in all rooms at Calhoun House Inn and Suites. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around $275.

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  • 12 Serene mountain getaway Sleeps 2 to 5, Sauna, Lake View, EV 40amp Boone, United States

    Serene mountain getaway Sleeps 2 to 5, Sauna, Lake View, EV 40amp

    ***** Holiday home. Set in Boone in the North Carolina region, Serene mountain getaway Sleeps 2 to 5, Sauna, Lake View, EV 40amp. The air-conditioned accommodation is 9 km from Blowing Rock, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi. The apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, bed linen, towels, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with lake views. Show full description Guest review score 9.4

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Tomas Mazowski

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