Meeting safely here in Orange County

In Chapel Hill and the surrounding towns of Carrboro and Hillsborough, NC the health and safety of our residents, employees and visitors in our communities is of the utmost importance. See below for the latest information on our safety guidelines and protocols. For more information about our area and planning your next event or social here, contact the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau and Marlene Barbera at


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Updated May 14, 2021

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced on May 14, 2021 that all capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements were lifted for meeting spaces in hotels effective immediately until June 11, 2021 at 5 pm. Executive Order 215 also lifted the mask mandate in most settings, however, hotels and meeting venues can still require guests to wear face coverings. While planning your meeting, we highly recommend checking with the facility on their current requirements. Read FAQ's that fall under EO 215. 

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Meeting hotel safety protocols

Rest assured that the safety and well being of guests is a top priority for all of our hotels. See below how each brand has committed to putting safety processes and services at the forefront of your experience.

Marriott properties:

Sheraton Chapel Hill, Courtyard Marriott, The Siena Hotel- Autograph by Marriott Collection, Aloft, AC Hotel Chapel Hill Downtown, Residence Inn

Hilton properties:

Hampton Inn & Suites Carrboro/Chapel Hill

Hyatt properties:

Hyatt Place Southern Village, The Carolina Inn

Graduate Hotels property:

The Graduate Hotel Chapel Hill

IHG property:

Holiday Inn Express Hillsborough


Furthermore, Atma Hotel Group which owns and operates 4 properties within Chapel Hill and Carrboro also developed their own P.R.O.M.I.S.E. for cleanliness and sanitation. (Hampton Inn & Suites, Courtyard Marriott, Sheraton and Quality Inn)  


Copy of Siena Hotel - Il Palio

Lobby at the Graduate Chapel Hill

Courtyard by Marriott