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Your Room is Ready at These Uptown Charlotte Hotels

Don’t travel far for your next getaway with these local hotel spots in the Queen City.

Whether you’re hosting your friends or family or visiting the Queen City for the first time, these buzzworthy Uptown hotels are sure to meet all of your group’s needs. No matter the vibe you’re looking for – a rejuvenating spa retreat or a getaway with an urban nightlife scene – Charlotte has so many unique stays that will give you the boost you need to feel refreshed and recharged.

The Iveys Hotel - Photography by Peyton Lea

The Ivey’s Hotel

127 N. Tryon St.

This Parisian-inspired boutique hotel is situated in the heart of Uptown. Each of its 47 rooms comes with a Nespresso machine and North Carolina snacks. It’s just steps away from Booth Playhouse and popular bars like Prohibition, SIP, The Local and Connolly’s on Fifth. After a night out, you can order room service from 5Church Charlotte, the hotel’s restaurant run by executive chef, Jamie Lynch, featured in Bravo’s “Top Chef.”

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Food and Drink

The Ivey’s Library Lounge: Located on the second floor, the lounge is known for its full breakfast offering of local favorites like Amélie's French Bakery & Café’s pastries and Pure Intentions coffee.

Sophia’s Lounge: This upscale, vintage-esque bar serves up delicious cocktails (Try: the Green Tea shot) and small plates like Yellowfin Tuna Sushi Tots.

5Church Charlotte: The New American restaurant may be known for its steaks and lamb burgers, but don’t skip out on the appetizers. Start with the Octopus ‘a la plancha.’

Features and Amenities

  • 24-hour fitness center with Cybex treadmills, Octane XT Ellipticals and Hoist Strength machines
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Laundry and dry cleaning
  • In-room coffee service
The Grand Bohemian Hotel - Photo courtesy of Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte

Grand Bohemian Hotel Charlotte

201 W. Trade St.

The 254-room hotel features bohemian touches and takes center stage as the area’s newest place to stay in Uptown. If you’re looking to get pampered, make a reservation at the hotel’s Poseidon Spa and choose from various services and treatments – massages, facials, lip treatments and eye treatments. The hotel is conveniently located near Charlotte staples like Not Just Coffee and restaurants like MOA Korean BBQ.

The Bohemian Garden - Photography by Jamey Price

Food and Drink

The Bohemian Garden: A quick grab-and-go spot featuring salads, sandwiches and light fare.

Mico Restaurant: A South American restaurant with Mediterranean-influenced flavors.

Búho: A rooftop spot with spectacular views of the city, which makes for the perfect backdrop as you’re enjoying cocktails and tapas.

Features and Amenities

  • Pet-friendly
  • Grand Bohemian Art Gallery
  • Spa
  • Rooftop heated pool
  • Fitness center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel - Photography by Jamey Price

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

303 S. Church St.

The 217-room hotel first opened its doors in November 2017, boasting striking views of the city with floor-to-ceiling windows. Directly located across the street from Romare Bearden Park and just steps from the French Quarter, you’ll have access to outdoor activities and dining.

Merchant & Trade - Photography by Jamey Price

Food and Drink

Merchant & Trade: A sleek rooftop bar on the 19th floor with incredible views of Romare Bearden Park and Truist Field. Treat yourself with tableside mixology or traditional bottle service.

Angeline’s: An Italian-inspired Modern American restaurant that pairs Italian culinary techniques with Southern ingredients.

Features and Amenities

  • Pet-friendly
  • Free yoga classes on the deck (every third Thursday; April-September). Each room comes with a yoga mat
  • PUBLIC bikes
  • In-room spa services
  • Complimentary coffee and tea in the lobby
The Westin - Photography by Jamey Price

The Westin

601 S. College St.

The Westin boasts a whopping 700 guest rooms. It’s located right around the corner from the Stonewall Light Rail Station for convenient access to different neighborhoods throughout the city. And just in case you need to load up on snacks, Whole Foods is right down the block.

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Food and Drink

JP Charlotte: A restaurant sourcing local ingredients from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for fresh and organic Southern entrees. If you’re a whiskey connoisseur, make sure to inquire about their two special blends of Woodford Reserve created just for the restaurant.

Features and Amenities

  • Pet-friendly
  • 24-hour fitness studio with Peloton bikes
  • 24-hour room service
  • Heated indoor pool
  • In-room coffee service

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AC Hotel and Residence Inn Charlotte Center City

220 E Trade St.

The 22-story Charlotte City Center Tower is dual-branded with the AC Hotel occupying floors 5-12 and the Residence Inn on floors 14-21. Combined, the hotel and inn offer over 300 rooms and are located diagonally across from the Spectrum Center.

Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo - Photography by Kate Magee

Food and Drink

Nuvolé Rooftop TwentyTwo: A modern rooftop lounge on the 22nd floor with sweeping views of the city skyline.

AC Lounge: A Mediterranean-inspired lounge with craft cocktails and small bites.

Features and Amenities

  • Pet-friendly
  • In-room coffee/tea service
  • Laundry/dry cleaning
  • 24-hour fitness center
Aloft Charlotte - Photo courtesy of Aloft Charlotte

Aloft Charlotte Uptown at the Epicentre

210 E. Trade St.

The hotel has 175 modern loft-inspired guest rooms. You can stay in and play board games and pool, or watch TV at the hotel’s Re:mix® Lounge.

WXYZ® Bar - Photo courtesy of Aloft Charlotte

Food and Drink

WXYZ® Bar: A trendy bar and chill place to lounge while playing pool.

Re:fuel by Aloft®: A convenient spot for savory or sweet grab-and-go items.

Features and Amenities

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • In-room coffee service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
JW Marriott - Rendering courtesy of JW Marriott

JW Marriott

600 S College St.

The highly anticipated hotel is slated to open in July 2021, making it the first JW Marriott in the Carolinas. The 22-story hotel features 381 guestrooms and is part of the Ally Charlotte Center.

Food and Drink

Dean’s Italian Steakhouse: An Italian-inspired midwestern steakhouse.

Caroline’s Oyster Bar: A seafood restaurant with East and West Coast influences.

Aura Rooftop Bar: A rooftop bar located on the 5th floor adjacent to the pool deck.

Features and Amenities

  • Spa
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Electric car charging stations
  • In-room coffee/tea service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Babysitting
Omni Charlotte Rooftop Pool - Photography by Susan Rotante

Omni Charlotte Hotel

132 E. Trade St.

Centrally located in the heart of Charlotte’s walkable Uptown, this luxury hotel offers the perfect destination for business and leisure travel. Linked to 12 city blocks via a sky bridge, the Omni Charlotte Hotel is just minutes from top attractions such as Discovery Place, Middle C Jazz and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The design of the hotel even honors Charlotte’s Gold Rush history by intentionally working golden coin and the US dollar into the décor (e.g., coin wall art, golden ‘nugget’ coffee tables) as well as in the famed Coin Bar Rooftop Pool & Bar.

Food and Drink

Trade Bar & Restaurant: Local flavors and modern flare on traditional comfort cuisine.

Coin Bar: A contemporary urban oasis with poolside cocktails and small bites.

Features and Amenities

  • In-room spa treatments
  • Access to the Charlotte Athletic Club and in-room fitness kits
  • Rooftop pool
  • In-room coffee/tea service
  • Plush robes
  • Pet friendly

For more distinct getaways in the Queen City, check out these other Charlotte area hotels.

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