Chapel Hill, NC 

The Inn at Bingham School

6720 Mebane Oaks Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27302 US
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Rates: $150 to $195
Total Rooms: 4


Circa 1790. This inn served as one of the locations of the famed Bingham School. This particular campus was the site of a liberal arts preparatory school for those aspiring to attend the University at Chapel Hill. The inn is listed as a National Trust property and has garnered awards for its restoration. The property still includes many historic structures including a 1790s log home, an 1801 Federal addition, an 1835 Greek Revival home, the headmaster's office, which was built in 1845, and a well house, smokehouse and milk house. Original heart of pine floors are found throughout the inn. Guests can opt to stay in Rusty's Room with a King-size bed that can be divided into two twin beds. The suite offers a bedroom glassed in on three sides. A mix of breakfasts are served, often including pear almond Belgian waffles, quiche or souffles.Publicity and Awards: Southern Inns, Mebane Enterprise, Burlington Times, Times News, Washington Post.Location: Country and 11 miles west of Chapel Hill.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $150 to $195
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Diners Club, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 2 with whirlpools, 1 cottage and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Special event weekends including football games and graduation, two night minimum
Cancellation: 1 week notice refund minus $20.00 service fee.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises.
Smoking: Limited.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, wine and cheese.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Reading Lamps, CD Player, Clock Radio, Telephone, Desk, hair dryers, robes and free WiFi.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, VCR, trails, hammocks and free WiFi.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, French


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Meetings, Weddings, receptions and birthdays.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Fishing, Live Theater, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College and Water Sports.

Historic Interest

The Orange County Historical Museum is 12 miles from the inn. The Durham Homestead is 20 miles away, and the Horace Williams House and North Carolina Collection Gallery are 10 miles away.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, State Historical Society and Trust Property.