5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte





Besides being an expansive financial hub, Charlotte, North Carolina, is a beautiful city with charming streets and byways. With its excellent museums and colonial architecture, it also boasts a top-notch plethora of restaurants.

The city, founded in 1768, is a popular destination for travelers. Let’s look at some of the most famous hotels in Charlotte.

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

201 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2423

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, opened in 2009. It’s in the heart of the Uptown neighborhood and offers local touches. Artists from the area have their work throughout the hotel’s common areas and rooms.

The five-star hotel has culinary favorites that are made with homegrown foods and local honey.

The luxury guest rooms have been renovated and offer breathtaking views of downtown. The penthouse has a spa, salt room, and aqua lounge.

The lobby of the hotel has the K Lounge and Bar Cocoa. There is plenty of room for meeting spaces for businesses or for social functions.

The guest rooms have 10-foot ceilings and flat screens in each room. The bathrooms also offer a flat-screen, luxurious bathrobes, and a separate tub and shower.

There is an iPod docking station, DVD player, and twice-daily housekeeping.

The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte

The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte

10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28277

The Ballantyne Charlotte Hotel opened in 2001 and provides incredible accommodations nestled near North Carolina shopping and dining. The rooms offer views of the Golf Club at Ballantyne. But if privacy is your thing, there are blackout curtains that show off the soft hues of color in the furniture.

Beautiful wall art and a work desk make it a lovely place to relax for business or pleasure. The marble bathrooms offer a walk-in shower and oval tub, and two soft bathrobes.

Beds feature crisp linens and a view of the large flat-screen television with premium channels. There is free wifi in the room as well.

The hotel offers a spa and refreshing pools made for wading and relaxing. You can dine at the Gallery Restaurant or have your food delivered to your room. The weekend brunch is to die for.

The hotel is a short walk to Ballantyne Village and Ballantyne Corporate Park. The South Park Mall and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport are a short drive away.

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, Autograph Collection

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, Autograph Collection - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, Autograph Collection

201 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1622

The Grand Bohemian Hotel is one of the newest hotels in the city, as its target date for opening was early 2020. The new hotel is in Charlotte’s vibrant uptown neighborhood in the heart of the city. 

The building’s architecture reflects the Vienna Secession movement, and guests can choose to dine at two upper-crust restaurants; a steakhouse and a seafood restaurant.

The lobby of the hotel greets you with red and gold accents that scream luxury. Black and white shiny marble floors are spotless and inviting.

Patrons can relax in the wine room and by the outdoor deck and pool bar. There is also a lovely spa.

This artistic hotel has 254 guestrooms, many of them Argentinian influenced in décor. Many have a king-sized bed and a chandelier in the room. The bathrooms feature a black marble shower and sink, and the rooms have splashes of color.

There is a rooftop bar on the 16th floor with breathtaking views, and the 6th-floor terrace also has beautiful views of the Charlotte night sky.

The hotel has free parking and free internet and is pet-friendly.

The area around the Grand Bohemian has a large selection of museums, parks, and restaurants, not to mention the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

303 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1912

Kimpton Tryon Park hotel opened in late 2017 and strives to reflect its elegant southern roots. Polished marble, beautiful woodwork, and jaw-dropping crystal chandeliers are spread throughout the building.

The lobby has a three-story light sculpture and a sweet tea bar for guests. The grand stairway overlooks views of the hotel’s floor-to-ceiling windows. The rooftop bar, Merchant and Trade, is a popular place for patrons to relax.

In 2020, the hotel installed a new cleaning system in the guest rooms and common areas. All air that travels through the system is cleaned of viruses, pollen, and dust. You may find the same type of filtration system in a hospital or even in such places as the White House!

All 217 guest rooms have soft tufted headboards, lush linens, and room dimming lights that bring a sense of relaxation and comfort. Prior patrons say that the noise level was low, and it was very peaceful to stay at the Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel.

The grounds offer an electric vehicle charging station, fitness center, and bike rental, among other things. It’s also close to BB&T Ballpark, the Spectrum Center, and Romare Bearden Park.

Parking the hotel’s parking lot is $22 a day.

Le Meridien Charlotte

Le Meridien Charlotte - 5 Most Famous Hotels in Charlotte, North Carolina
Le Meridien Charlotte

555 S McDowell St North Tower, Charlotte, NC 28204-2605

Le Meridien was built in 1975 but got an extensive multi-million dollar renovation in 2014.

The hotel has also gone above and beyond its standard procedures to help combat Covid 19. Surfaces are continuously cleaned using hospital-grade disinfectants. The hotel offers a pool, bar, restaurants, and more.

It’s also pet-friendly.

Le Meridien is a great place to have baby showers or other events. The hotel goes above and beyond to make the event a success, and it seems to be a favorite for those entertaining clients.

The new rooftop venue and bar are great places to have signature cocktails as you watch fantastic sunset views. The Red Salt Restaurant offers American food.

The rooms have luxurious beds, beautiful views, and intricate designs. This upscale hotel is just a few blocks from dining, shopping, and other spots of entertainment.


Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of the most desirable cities in the nation not only to visit for pleasure but for business. It is rich in history and offers many attractions for the public. It is also filled with beautiful luxurious hotels.

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