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The Siena Hotel | Autograph Collection

The Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill is an Italian inspired boutique hotel that continues to receive top accolades, awards, and guest recommendations.


TripAdvisor gave it a Certificate of Excellence this year and in years past, the hotel earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in North Carolina, it’s the Triangle’s longest standing AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel (19 consecutively), and Marriott International gave it the top accolade for an Autograph Collection in America’s – the prestigious Hotel of the Year award. (Business Wire)

There’s a reason why 99% of The Siena Hotel guests would recommend this hotel.

AAA- rated Four Diamond Italian Restaurant

Over the past decade, two chefs have led the culinary team at the Conde’ Nast acclaimed Il Palio Restaurant, Chef Adam Rose and Chef Teddy Diggs. Both, with their extensive culinary roots and individual spin on traditional Italian cooking, have preserved the restaurants title of the only AAA Four Diamond Italian Restaurant in North Carolina. Il Palio’s menu of rustic flavors, the extensive wine list from Italy’s 20 regions, the staff’s hospitality, and the overall ambience of the hotel are the makings of a most memorable evening.

Plush Rooms & Suites, Inviting Outdoor Patio

Marble bathrooms and Chaise lounges give the feel of an Italian Villa. The plush bedding and cozy robes remind of the comfort of home. Enjoy an afternoon cocktail on the spacious outdoor patio next to a beautiful fountain, and then test your aim with a game of Bocce ball.

Premiere Service

Marriott International ranked The Siena Hotel number one in staff service overall in the Americas as well as one of the top hotels in overall guest satisfaction.  The hotel’s general manager, Anthony Carey, was named Marriott’s Manager of the Year . Anthony Carey contributes this success to his team. “The humbling honor of this award is a direct reflection of The Siena’s incredible team, one of the best I’ve encountered in my 25-year career, says Carey, I am privileged to lead this passionate group dedicated to pursuing excellence in hospitality.”

Dog Friendly

You won’t find a hotel that is more accommodating to dogs than The Siena. From their homemade peanut butter dog treats to the beautiful outdoor surroundings, dogs will get the royal treatment.  North Carolina blogger, Meghan,  says it best in her I’m Fixin’ To story on her overnight getaway with her husband and two ‘boys’.

Need more reasons? Check out this photo journal by @CheatDayEats


  • Guestrooms (67 rooms, 12 suites) have living/sitting area, windows open, high ceilings, turndown service, elegant spacious bathrooms & showers with a sitting area, complimentary WiFi, Keurig Coffee makers with tea and coffee, wide-screen TV’s, mini-refrigerator, and individual climate control. 
  • Fitness center
  • Lounge with full bar 
  • Award winning Italian restaurant serving breakfast and dinner(check website for hours)
  • Complimentary valet parking


The Siena Hotel is located on the east side of Chapel Hill at 1505 East Franklin Street. For reservations call 919-929-4000 or book your room here. Want information on things to do during your stay? We are happy to help -Come see us at our visitor’s center just down the street at 308 West Franklin Street or check out some recommendations below!

Things to do while staying at the The Siena Hotel ...