10 Most Unique Hotels in North Carolina

Planning a trip to North Carolina? Don’t settle for a run-of-the-mill hotel. Embrace your inner adventurer with a stay at one of these exciting and unique hotels across the state.

Treehouse Vineyards, Monroe, NC

This amazing destination has two words in its name that tell you immediately that it will be a good time: treehouse and vineyard. Treehouse Vineyards is a family-owned, family-operated winery in Monroe where you can enjoy all the delicious local wines you want, and to top it all off, you can spend the night in a comfortably cozy treehouse.

Asheville Glamping, Asheville, NC

If you haven’t heard of “glamping,” it’s essentially camping with luxury. There’s no better place to try out this trend than Asheville Glamping, with several amazing “glampers” you can book, including some that have a private hot tub.

Frying Pan Tower, Charlotte, NC

Frying Pan Tower is not your typical hotel or B&B. The tower, located off the coast of North Carolina so it’s only accessible by boat or helicopter, was originally a Coast Guard light station. Today, it’s a functioning lighthouse that’s also undergoing restorations. You can make a donation to be part of the next trip to this secluded destination.

Buffalo Creek Vacations, Clyde, NC

The Smoky Mountains are a prime vacation spot in North Carolina, and you can make it an especially memorable trip when you book with Buffalo Creek Vacations’ unique cabin rentals. All the accommodations are located on a working ranch that raises buffalo, llamas, and goats, and they even have a caboose you can sleep in.

Sky Ridge Yurts, Bryson City, NC

If you’re a fan of staying in one-of-a-kind accommodations, sleeping in a yurt should be on your bucket list. The best place to cross it off is at Sky Ridge Yurts, with a selection of several beautiful yurts with amazing mountain views.

Castle of Joy, Murphy, NC

Want to feel like royalty? Book a stay at the Castle of Joy. This castle hotel leans into its legendary aesthetic for its decor, and allows you to sleep in certainly the comfiest dungeon you’ll ever see.

Caribbe Inn, Atlantic Beach, NC

There’s just something about kitschy, cheesy beach decor that puts anyone in vacation mode, and the Caribbe Inn knows it. The retro inn takes the beachy vibes over the top while giving you all the modern comforts you could want.

Verandas Bed and Breakfast, Wilmington, NC

You can’t come to North Carolina without experiencing some classic Southern charm, and the Verandas Bed and Breakfast has all you need. This stunning B&B is pure elegance in the form of a four-story mansion.

Graylyn Estate, Winston-Salem, NC

If you want your North Carolina vacation to be bathed in history, there’s no better place than Graylyn Estate. The spectacular estate was built from 1928 to 1932, today serving as a door to luxury for anyone.

The Dunhill Hotel, Charlotte, NC

The Dunhill Hotel is a treasured part of Charlotte’s history. In fact, it’s the only historic hotel in uptown Charlotte where it has been operating since 1929.

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