There are a number of hotels in Chapel Hill within a 3 mile radius of the UNC campus. There is free bus service in Chapel Hill and bus stops near each of the hotels. The Carolina Inn is the primary conference hotel and a limited number of rooms have been reserved for the use of conference participants.
The Carolina Inn is an elegant hotel located at the edge of the UNC campus in downtown Chapel Hill, and the most convenient hotel to the conference. A limited number of rooms have been blocked for the conference. You can make reservations through the Carolina Inn website (go to http://carolinainn.com/ and select meetings and groups and then select reservations and use the SIL code to get the conference rates). Find the Carolina Inn on Google Maps.
The following hotels are also within easy travel distance of the UNC campus. Please call these hotels directly for reservations as no specific room blocks have been made.
Best Western University Inn
The University Inn’s personalized service, varied room types and rates will assure you a positive experience while visiting Chapel Hill. Free services include continental breakfast, in-room data ports, high-speed wireless Internet service and shuttle to the Friday Center for Continuing Education, East Franklin Street and UNC Hospitals. Restaurants adjacent and business services on premises. Outdoor swimming pool.
Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill
Guest rooms feature work desk with lamp, voice mail, high-speed Internet access; TV with remote control, cable/satellite, all-news channel, in-room movies; complimentary in-room coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer. Offers a small restaurant, fitness center and indoor pool—the first in Chapel Hill. Complimentary coffee in lobby, valet and self service laundry service, complimentary newspaper available in lobby, gift shop/newsstand and business services (fax, copying, printer). Safe deposit box at front desk.
Days Inn Chapel Hill
Suites with Jacuzzis. King- and queen-size beds. In-room direct-dial phones, microwave ovens and fridges, and free high-speed wireless Internet. Complimentary continental breakfast. Close to UNC and UNC Hospitals and conveniently located to restaurants and shopping.
Hampton Inn Chapel Hill
Conveniently located within 2 miles of the University of North Carolina, downtown Chapel Hill and Finley Golf Course. Valet service. On Demand movies, music, Nintendo 64, free HBO and free access to Spa Health Club. Located 1-1/2 miles from I-40, just off 15-501. Easy access to UNC Hospitals, Duke University (8 miles), Research Triangle Park and the Raleigh-Durham area.
Holiday Inn Chapel Hill
On-site amenities include restaurant and lounge, fitness center, outdoor pool, room service, guest laundry, and computer in lobby with Internet access and printer. Pet friendly. Free shuttle to downtown, UNC campus and UNC Hospitals.
Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel
A full-service hotel with a restaurant, lounge, fitness center and outdoor pool. Rooms feature data port hook-ups, hair dryers, irons/ironing boards and voice mail.
The Siena Hotel
An elegant AAA Four-Diamond boutique hotel offering exceptional service. This luxury property is inspired by Italy, modeled after a beautiful Tuscan villa, and furnished with European antiques, rich fabrics and colors. Its Il Palio is the only AAA Four-Diamond Italian restaurant in the state. Rates include nightly turn-down service with Belgian chocolates, local phone calls, and daily newspaper. Other on-site services: bar and lounge, business center, fitness center, and valet and room service. Children and pets welcomed.