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The Carolina Inn Offers Special 12th Night Gala and Packages

12 Days of Christmas Celebration Comes to a Close

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (December 21, 2009) – As its 12th Annual 12 Days of Christmas celebration comes to a close, the historic Carolina Inn offers a final hurrah with a New Orleans Style Gala, Getaway and Special Package.

The Fete des Trois Rois – a New Orleans Style Twelfth Night Gala holiday multi-course dinner with live entertainment from Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos – takes place on Saturday, January 2. $75 per person and reservations are required as 25 percent of the gross receipts will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in a tribute to the unwavering spirit of the Crescent City.

Better yet, make it a New Orleans Style Getaway for two for only $239 and enjoy luxurious deluxe overnight accommodations on Saturday, January 2, dinner at the Fete des Trois Rois gala and breakfast on Sunday morning at the award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant. Use promo code NEWO when booking either online or via phone.

Also enjoy the lowest prices of the season during New Year’s weekend with a 12th Night Special Package featuring rates starting at $99 per night, including breakfast for two. The offer is available for stays on January 1-3. Use promo code 12THNIGHT when booking either online or via phone.

All packages are based on availability of accommodations, restaurant and event tickets. Guests will receive a dining reservation confirmation within 48 hours after booking the specific package. All packages must be booked at least three business days prior to arrival. Overnight, dining and special event reservations must be cancelled at least 72 hours in advance by contacting a reservation agent.

To book a reservation or learn more, call 800-962-8519 or visit

About the Carolina Inn
Recognized as one of America’s “cultural resources worthy of preservation,” The Carolina Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with elite status as a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Forbes (formerly Mobil) Four Star Award-Winning Dining at the Carolina Crossroads Restaurant. From the day it opened in 1924, the 184-room Inn has played an important role in the life of the University of North Carolina and the Chapel Hill community. As one of only four hotels in North Carolina built before 1925 to remain in continuous operation, it has long been one of the most popular sites in North Carolina for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences with over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. In addition to having a rich cultural history, The Carolina Inn is architecturally significant, blending elements of antebellum Southern plantation houses with Georgian and neoclassical features often found in the Northeast. The original front of the building was modeled after the Potomac River front of Mt. Vernon. The Carolina Inn is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the countr