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7 of the Most Charming Raleigh Bed and Breakfast Inns
By Parkcentral Admin - September 13, 2018
Got a weekend getaway to plan? Raleigh bed and breakfast inns guarantee the ultimate escape from the stress of city life. The best bed and breakfast inns combine beautiful design with warm hospitality, great food and stunning locations. From romantic rooms with historic flair to modern amenities and delicious food, these seven bed and breakfasts offer the very best in the Raleigh area.
Northshore Lake House
Located just a few miles from downtown Raleigh, Northshore Lake House is the perfect Raleigh bed and breakfast if you want to get away but still stay close to home. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted with a continental breakfast thoughtfully arranged in a basket. You’ll find several modern amenities in your room, including Wi-Fi, a TV, refrigerator, microwave and a coffee pot. Check out the private pier on the lake and borrow a fishing pole from the house. Northshore Lake House is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friend and curl up around the gas fireplace with them after a long day!
The King’s Daughters Inn
If you’re looking for a Raleigh bed and breakfast with easy access to city life, The King’s Daughters Inn is a real treat. The inn is just a short walk from Duke University, Trinity Park and a number of lively urban districts. Revel in the high-end amenities you’d expect at an upscale hotel while benefiting from the intimacy that only a B&B can provide. Connect using high-speed Wi-Fi or tune out with a digital detox. The large common areas beckon you to mingle with other guests or just kick back with a good book. A concierge is on hand to guide your stay in the area. The guest rooms are each designed with their own 1920’s character, and each includes triple-sheeted beds, all-natural toiletries, high-definition TVs, phones with personal voicemail and individual climate control. The turn-down service with artisan chocolates and port is icing on the cake!
Blooming Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
Also in Durham, Blooming Garden Inn is a historic restoration of a 1890s home. The gated property is filled with beautiful gardens and the huge wrap-around porch is the ideal place to take a seat and take in the scenery. This stately inn is outfitted with lavish amenities including oversized jacuzzis, antique beds with down pillows, strong Wifi and cable TV. You’ll receive personalized service from your hosts and hot breakfast served daily.
Arrowhead Inn Bed & Breakfast
You can’t get much more romantic than this Raleigh bed and breakfast! Arrowhead Inn is built on a historic plantation estate built in 1775. Stroll the six acres of gardens and lawns and stop to snap selfies among the flowers. The innkeeper provides breakfast daily, and at night, you can savor the five-course dinner in the privacy of your candlelit suite or in the quaint dining room. It’s impossible not to rekindle romance when you stay here with room amenities including a spa whirlpool tub, steam shower and a cozy fireplace. If you need to jump online, there is free WIFi available.
Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast
Morehead Manor offers easy access to downtown Durham and many nearby attractions. Breakfast is included daily, in addition to complimentary beverages and homemade desserts. The 8,000-square-foot Colonial Revival-style home includes one suite and three guest rooms on the second floor. The common areas encourage relaxation and conversation – grab a daily newspaper in Jacob’s Library to read with your morning tea or coffee. The garden on site welcomes you to stop and smell the roses, literally. Flat-screen cable TV and Wifi are available in each room. The inn offers fun weekend packages that will make any occasion special, whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or an extended stay in the area.
B & B’s Country Garden Inn
B & B’s Country Garden Inn is located in Apex on eight and a half acres, accentuated with a number of beautiful ponds and gardens. Just minutes from Raleigh, B & B’s is a popular venue for weddings and themed parties. Experience life unplugged during your stay by feeding the ducks, relaxing in hammocks, fishing and paddle boating on the ponds and basking in the glow of a bonfire at night. Each room is named after the owners’ family members’ favorite flowers and decorated with personal items from the individuals. Be sure to try the inn’s signature candy bars before you go!
Hamilton Scot Inn
Located in Cary and equidistant from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, Hamilton Scot Inn is built on 14 acres of European French Country Estate. The inn has amazing views of the wetlands and provides a tranquil retreat for locals and travelers alike. Each room is decorated differently, but all the rooms include a jetted bathtub and inspiring decor. The inn was built in 2003, and the home is full of history, so be sure to ask about the hardwood floors and wood-paneled walls! The kitchen serves a cooked-to-order breakfast every morning, featuring locally-sourced foods and exquisite wines to sip during your stay.
Have you stayed at a Raleigh bed and breakfast? We’re always looking for new recommendations! And if you’re moving to Raleigh or just in the market for a new home, do stop by Park Central Apartments for a look at the first high-rise apartment community in the Midtown District of North Hills. Visit Park Central online at ParkCentralRaleigh.com to schedule a tour or call us directly at (919) 800-0619.
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