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The Dunhill Hotel in Uptown Charlotte: 60 Beautiful Rooms, Perks Galore, and An Amazing Location!

Published by Christina Riley. Last Updated on February 15, 2024.

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The Dunhill Hotel is a charming boutique hotel in Charlotte, NC. It’s located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, offering a luxurious experience for travelers to Queen City. With a historic exterior and vintage vibe, The Dunhill Hotel is one of the best places to stay in Charlotte.

Check in to one of their 60 beautifully appointed rooms and soak up the luxury of Charlotte’s only historic boutique hotel.

This article will chronicle all things Dunhill Hotel! We’ll detail the history of the Dunhill, provide a description of their rooms (plus booking info) and the on-site restaurant, The Asbury, and list things to do around The Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte.

Here’s how we’ve set up this post:

  • The Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte, NC
  • Perks & Amenities of The Dunhill Hotel
  • Location
  • Checking In to The Dunhill Hotel
  • Rooms at The Dunhill Hotel 
  • Dining at The Asbury 
  • Things to Do Nearby
  • My Experience at The Dunhill
  • More Things to Do in Charlotte (and Nearby

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The Dunhill Hotel in Charlotte, NC

Special thanks to The Dunhill Hotel for hosting us during our stay. All opinions within this article are our own.

Perks & Amenities of The Dunhill Hotel

  • Located in Uptown Charlotte
  • Marble bathrooms
  • Free access to Childress Klein YMCA
  • Free Uptown shuttle service 
  • Fresh-baked housemade cookies
  • Wednesday Wine Social from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Evening turndown service with Ghirardelli chocolate

There is no on-site Dunhill Hotel parking, but the adjacent Fifth Third Bank garage is available with a daily fee of $23/night. 

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Location

Address: 237 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC
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The Dunhill Hotel stands tall in Uptown Charlotte.

Its location in the heart of Uptown Charlotte makes The Dunhill Hotel the perfect central base for exploring the city. Attractions such as Discovery Place, McGlohon Theatre, and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center are all close by.

The Charlotte Convention Center is only a 10-minute walk away, while the Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a quick 15-minute drive. There are plenty of delicious Charlotte restaurants that are easily accessible from The Dunhill.

Of course, we’ll talk more about their on-site restaurant, The Asbury. 

a pedestrian stop sight next to the entrance to Dunhill Hotel

Designed by Charlotte architect Louis Asbury in 1929 as the Mayfield Manor, The Dunhill Hotel has always hosted guests and travelers. In fact, The Dunhill Hotel is the last historic hotel left in Uptown Charlotte.

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Checking In to The Dunhill Hotel

the lobby at Dunhill Hotel

The Dunhill Hotel beautifully combines its history with modern amenities. The brick exterior instills a feeling of grandeur before even walking through the doors to the modern and brightly colored lobby.

A masculine touch of leather armchairs, red lamps, and granite countertops is met with more feminine flowers and decor inside the rooms. 

small but elegant hotel bar near the lobby area

Walking in the hotel’s front door, you’ll be greeted with a beautiful bar to your right and the entrance to the hotel restaurant, The Asbury, to your left.

Reception is located straight ahead up several stairs. Another notable feature of The Dunhill is that it hosts the largest collection of original work by North Carolina artist Philip Moose. 

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Rooms at The Dunhill Hotel 

a large queen bed in a hotel room

With vintage-style decor and nature-inspired artwork, each room boasts a unique boutique experience. From four-poster beds to antique wooden cabinets, you’ll find these accommodations are vintage only in appearance.

Modern amenities include flat-screen TVs, Keurig coffeemakers, and walk-in marble showers with jets. 

If you are looking for the ultimate experience, the large Penthouse Suite features a living room, wet bar, marble floors, fireplace, and beautiful panoramic views of the city. 

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Dining at The Asbury 

 banana pudding pancakes with a fruit bowl and coffee

Named after the architect who designed The Dunhill, The Asbury celebrates Southern cuisine with a modern nod and creative whimsy. Dark blue walls and walnut tables create an elevated atmosphere.

For breakfast, you will notice classic choices but with a Southern flair. The menu changes seasonally, but tasty examples are the banana pudding pancakes (pictured above) and chicken biscuits with a sweet potato turnover. 

a dish of steak, potatoes, corn, and radishes

Dinner at The Asbury is an experience worth bragging about. Whether you are doing a handheld burger or brisket sandwich, these dinners definitely aren’t your momma’s recipes.

The burger features saffron and pickle mayo, while the brisket comes smothered in Alabama white sauce. 

squash pie on a black plate

One evening there, we ordered pork cheeks (which were incredibly tender!) and a squash pie that I will be discussing for years to come.

Things to Do Nearby

Uptown Charlotte is filled with (and surrounded by) so many of the city’s fun things to do! Whether you are looking for outdoor activities or even a healthy restaurant, Queen City is filled with adventure.

While staying at The Dunhill Hotel, attend a show at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, learn about America’s sport at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, or catch the play Hornets at the Spectrum Center.

Just be sure to stop by 7th Street Public Market for some delicious healthy food.

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My Experience at The Dunhill

Christina laying on the hotel bed celebrating

Checking in to The Dunhill was very easy. I parked in the attached Fifth Third Center Parking garage and turned the corner to enter the hotel. While it is a historic hotel, the elevators make it extremely accessible.

My room was on the top floor, granting me stunning views of Uptown Charlotte. Despite its location at the center of the city, I didn’t hear any noise and could fall asleep quickly after a long day of exploring.

a photo from the doorway showing the full hotel room

The beds were very comfy, and the pillows absolutely perfect. I make a note of that as I’ve stayed in some hotels in Charlotte, NC, that offer “premium bedding” that often falls flat—but not at The Dunhill!

As a working mom with a toddler, I got a solid 8 hours of sleep, which felt like a lifetime of rest.

Dining at The Asbury was a treat. At the time of my visit in 2020, they had expanded onto the sidewalk for outdoor dining. My meals were absolutely delicious, and I even contemplated the half-price wine bottles on special that Wednesday!

Overall, The Dunhill exceeded my expectations. It was nice being in the heart of Uptown while experiencing a stay in a historic property. The newly renovated rooms were spacious, beautiful, and everything that I needed for my mom-cation!

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