The Best Hotels In Winston-Salem: From Downtown To Old Salem

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Winston-Salem has been dubbed, “The City of Arts & Innovation.” The artistic community has been thriving in the city for decades and the bio-technology industry is growing here as well. The city is alive with reasons to visit: the arts, history, four-year colleges, top-notch medical hospitals, shopping and natural beauty.

Find The Right Hotel For Your Stay In Winston-salem

To help you plan your stay, here is a list of hotels and other accommodations by geographic area so you can pick a hotel close to the activities and/or locations you plan to visit while here in Winston-Salem. You will recognize many of the popular hotel chain names, but there is also a lot of local charm and history to be enjoyed at area bed and breakfasts and inns.

The front of the Kimpton Cardinal hotel in Winston-Salem, NC. Visible are the old RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company inscription and the Katharine restaurant.
Kimpton Cardinal Hotel located downtown.


  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Embassy Suites Hotel
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot
  • Hotel Indigo
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Hampton Inn & Suites located Downtown.
Photo by Aniya Ellison for, © Cover Story Media, Inc. 2023.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites
  • Kimpton Cardinal Hotel
  • Marriott Hotel Winston-Salem
    • 425 N. Cherry St.
  • Summit Street Inns

Old Salem

  • The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center
    • 420 High St.
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Signage outside of The Historic Brookstown Inn.
Photo by Aniya Ellison for, © Cover Story Media, Inc. 2023.
  • The Historic Brookstown Inn
    • 200 Brookstown Ave.
  • The Shaffner Inn
    • 150 S. Marshall St.

Winston Salem’s Historic Hotels

While visiting Winston-Salem (or welcoming visitors to your hometown), consider staying in one of our historic hotels. From the former home of the mayor of (Old) Salem to the former manor house of one of our city’s (and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center’s) forefathers, the history they hold will enrich your experience during your visit to Winston-Salem. Each hotel is in a prime location in the heart of our city and offer easy access to downtown activities, restaurants and Old Salem.

Wake Forest University/ LJVM Coliseum

  • Baymont by Wyndham
  • Best Western Plus
  • Courtyard by Marriott – University
  • Days Inn by Wyndham
  • Double Tree by Hilton
The front of Graylyn Estate in Winston-Salem, NC.
The front of Graylyn Estate.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites – University
  • Quality Inn – University

Hanes Mall

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Best Western Plus located by Hanes Mall.
Photo by Aniya Ellison for, © Cover Story Media, Inc. 2023.
  • Best Western Plus – Hanes Mall
  • Courtyard by Marriott – Hanes Mall
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
  • Hampton Inn – Hanes Mall
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites
  • Quality Inn & Suites – Hanes Mall
  • Sleep Inn – Hanes Mall
  • Springhill Suites by Marriott

Other Notable Lodging Accommodations

  • Tanglewood Park Manor House Bed & Breakfast
    • 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012
    • (336) 778-6370
    • Visit website
  • The Village Inn Event Center
    • 6205 Ramada Dr, Clemmons, NC 27012
    • (336) 766-9121
    • Visit website

The History Behind The City Of Arts And Innovation

Many visitors don’t realize that Winston-Salem’s history dates back to the 1700s. To experience some of our city’s history, consider staying in one of our historic hotels.

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