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GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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The Carolina Inn
Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville
Graystone Inn
The Greystone Inn
The Omni Grove Park Inn
Pinehurst Resort
Proximity Hotel
Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
The Sanderling
The Umstead Hotel & Spa
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

21c Museum Hotel Durham
Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn
Aloft Chapel Hill
Arrowhead Inn
Beacon House Inn
Beaufort House Inn
B&B Country Garden Inn
Blockade Runner Beach Resort & Conference Center
The Blooming Garden Inn
Camellia Cottage Bed & Breakfast
Candlewood Suites Raleigh, Cary
Cape Hatteras Bed & Breakfast
Cedar Crest Inn
The Cedars by the Sea

Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley
Courtyard Wilmington
C. W. Worth House
The Cypress House Inn
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Raleigh-Durham
Embassy Suites Hotel Raleigh-Durham-Research Triangle East
Embassy Suites Raleigh/Crabtree
The Fearrington House Inn
First Colony Inn
The French House
Front Street Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Cary
Harmony House Inn
Hilton Durham
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle Park
Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown
Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
Holiday Inn Resort Wilmington E – Wrightsville Beach
Holly House
Homestead Raleigh/Northeast
Inn at Bingham School
La Quinta Inn & Suites Raleigh Durham Int'l Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites Raleigh Research Park

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