Plan your Tar Heel Getaway!
Ideal for prospective students, visiting professors, Tarheel fans, and families, Sheraton Chapel Hill is the leading choice among Chapel Hill hotels near UNC. Explore the United States’ oldest public university, founded in 1793, and then rest up in the comfort of your spacious Chapel Hill hotel room. Equally reputable for its athletic history as its academic record, the university is less than five miles away, making us the smart choice among hotels near UNC Chapel Hill.
When visiting the campus of UNC, our hotel's location makes it easy for you to take a stroll down Franklin Street, the heart of the campus and Chapel Hill itself. Dine at award-winning restaurants, purchase a unique find at a local boutique or have a drink at one of the street’s distinct bars. And on the campus itself, the following attractions can be enjoyed: the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the Dean Dome, Playmakers Theatre, the Carolina Basketball Museum and the Ackland Art Museum.
Be sure to make your reservations for commencement early, as we are one of the top hotels near University of North Carolina Chapel Hill for family and friends. We look forward to your stay!
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Ackland Art Museum
101 South Columbia Street Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Opened in 1958, the Ackland is one of the first art museums below the Mason-Dixon Line. The museum’s collection includes over 15,000 pieces of art from Asian, Africa, Europe and America ranging from ancient times to the 21st century.
Dean E. Smith Center
300 Skipper Bowles Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Affectionately referred to as the Dean Dome, the Smith Center is home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels men’s basketball team. The arena is named after former coach Dean Smith, who coached the Tar Heels from 1961 to 1997.
Kenan Memorial Stadium
104 Stadium Drive Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Built in 1927, Kenan Memorial Stadium is the home of the Tar Heels’ football team. A scenic stadium, it also houses the Charlie Justice Hall of Honor and the Kenan Fieldhouse. Spring Commencement is held in Kenan Stadium each May.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
222 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC 27514
One of the largest planetariums in the United States, the Morehead Planetarium teaches visitors about the night sky, lunar landings, the Voyager space craft, black holes, the Big Bang and much more. Open since 1891, the Morehead Planetarium welcomes students, teachers, school groups, youth groups, and the general public.
East Cameron Ave. Chapel Hill, NC
An iconic symbol of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the well is said to bring good luck to any student who takes a drink from it on the first day of classes.