Mar 26, 2024 - Things to Do

11 best Uptown Charlotte hotels

Uptown Charlotte Hotels

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Some of Charlotte's biggest events happen in and around Uptown, meaning visitors could use a nearby place to stay.

Why it matters: This year's inaugural Lovin' Life Music Festival will bring several big-name artists and an estimated 90,000 attendees to First Ward May 3-5.

Editor's note: Rates are based on Tripadvisor's nightly price trends. Hotels are listed in no particular order.

  • Prices are subject to change depending on the date. Amenity info and other details below come from hotels and their respective websites.

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

A popular option that features the well-known rooftop bar Merchant & Trade.

Cost: Typically $299 per night

Amenities: valet parking, gym, restaurant and rooftop.

Nearby: Short walk to Romare Bearden Park, Truist Field Park and the Knight Theater.

Pet policy: This is a pet-friendly hotel with no size or weight restrictions.

Go deeper: Everything you need to know about popular rooftop spot Merchant & Trade

Le Méridien Charlotte

A modern boutique-style hotel with a rooftop bar.

Cost: Typically $256 per night

Amenities: bar, pool and rooftop.

Nearby: About a 15-minute walk to Elizabeth Park and Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

Pet policy: Up to two pets under 80 lbs are allowed for a $50 nightly fee.

The Ivey's Hotel

A Parisian-style boutique hotel that was recently named one of the top hotels in the world, according to Forbes.

Cost: Typically $399 per night

Amenities: library lounge, fitness center, restaurant, snack bar, laundry service and dry cleaning.

Nearby: Short walk to Discovery Place Science and Spectrum Center.

Go deeper: New $25 million luxury boutique hotel may displace the Ritz as Charlotte's No. 1 hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

A five-star luxury hotel with a spa and 19th-century themed speakeasy bar.

Cost: Typically $617 per night

Amenities: spa, pool, fitness center, dessert bar, K lounge and The Fifth Fork restaurant.

Nearby: Step away from Spectrum Center.

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte, Autograph Collection

A luxury hotel in Third Ward with a rooftop bar.

Cost: Typically $349 per night

Amenities: rooftop bar, garden lawn, fitness center, shuttle services, coffee shop and spa.

Nearby: Short walk to Romare Bearden and Truist Field.

Pet policy: Up to two dogs under 30 lbs each are allowed for a $150-$200 fee.

Omni Charlotte Hotel

A hotel with a rooftop pool and bar in Second Ward.

Cost: Typically $287 per night

Amenities: rooftop bar, rooftop pool, fitness center and restaurant.

Nearby: Closest to Belk Theater and a short walk to Spectrum Center.

Pet policy: Pets under 25 lbs are allowed for a one-time $125 reservation fee.

The Dunhill Hotel

One of the country's historic hotels that originally opened during the Roaring Twenties.

Cost: Typically $269 per night

Amenities: complimentary wine social, The Asbury restaurant, shoe-shine service, access to Childress Klein YMCA, plus complimentary tea coffee and cookies.

Nearby: Short walk to Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Victoria Yards and The Market at 7th Street.

JW Marriott Charlotte

A Second Ward hotel with one of the best rooftop bars in the city.

Cost: Typically $360 per night

Amenities: rooftop bar, lounge, rooftop pool, three restaurants and spa.

Nearby: Short walk to Museum of Illusions, Mint Museum Uptown, Harvey B Gantt Center and Levine Center of the Arts.

Go deeper: A first look inside the new JW Marriott uptown

The Westin Charlotte

A four-star hotel with a sauna in Second Ward.

Cost: Typically $341 per night

Amenities: sauna, fitness center, restaurant, coffee shop, bar and lounge.

Nearby: Close to Charlotte Convention Center, Levine Center of the Arts, Mint Museum and Bank of America Stadium.

Pet policy: 50-lb pet limit and $50 nightly pet fee.

Charlotte Marriott Center City

A Fourth Ward hotel with a restaurant and popular local coffee shop.

Cost: Typically $306 per night

Amenities: local coffee shop (CoCo & The Director), restaurant (Stoke), bar, walking tours, salon and fitness room.

Nearby: Short walk to Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, First Ward Park and The Market at 7th Street.

Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown

A hotel that offers guests two free happy hour drinks and breakfast in Second Ward.

Cost: Typically $233 per night

Amenities: pool, bar, restaurant, lounge, fitness center, breakfast buffet and coffee shop.

Nearby: Across from the Charlotte Convention Center and NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Pet policy: Two pets (dogs and cats) under 35 lbs are allowed for a $75 fee.

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