The Umstead Hotel and Spa was conceived and built with the muses of Art and Nature when it opened its doors in 2007. These inspirations paired with impeccable, sincere service make for an exquisite hideaway that will comfort and rejuvenate. Everything - from the naturally landscaped grounds to the Chihuly glass sculpture, our locally sourced cuisine to our botanically infused Umstead Spa products - is designed to stir the senses and inspire.

Centrally located within the heart of the Triangle area The Umstead's location offers convenience, privacy and access to the region's abundant corporate offices, universities, and cultural attractions in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

Hotel Overview

• 150 well-appointed guestrooms, including 27 suites
• Signature Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch
• The Umstead Spa, a 16,000 square-foot spa featuring eleven treatment rooms, men's and ladies relaxation lounges including sauna, steam and whirlpool and a coed relaxation lounge, outdoor current pool and meditation garden
• 10,000 square-feet of elegant meeting and event space featuring natural light and original artwork

In every corner of our hotel and 12-acre grounds, there is something beautiful waiting to be discovered.

Contact Information

100 Woodland Pond Drive
Cary, NC 27513
Toll Free: (866) 877-4141
Local: (919) 447-4000

Getting Here

Just one exit off of Interstate 40 and five minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina, is conveniently located for those who want to get away or stay near the heart of it all. With its surrounding 12 acres of wooded land, gardens, and lake, The Umstead Hotel is a destination in itself with the cultural, corporate and recreational opportunities of the Triangle area moments away.

Driving Directions

If using a GPS System use the following address:
5 SAS Campus Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513

From Durham or points West, including RDU Airport, take I-40 East toward Raleigh. Take Exit 287; then turn right onto North Harrison Avenue. At your first traffic light, turn left onto SAS Campus Drive. The Umstead Hotel and Spa, at 100 Woodland Pond Drive, is the first road on your left.

From Raleigh or points East, take I-40 West toward Durham/Chapel Hill. Take Exit 287; then turn left onto North Harrison Avenue. At your second traffic light, turn left onto SAS Campus Drive. The Umstead Hotel and Spa, at 100 Woodland Pond Drive, is the first road on your left.

Area Attractions

From the energy of a Broadway show to the intimate setting of a jazz club to the roars of fans at an NHL game, the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area truly has something for everyone.

Consistently ranked as one of the most desirable regions to live and work in the United States, the Triangle plays host to an eclectic blend of cultural, sports, recreational, shopping, dining and educational experiences. Visit Chapel Hill, a college town with a bustling shopping and dining district.

Explore the culture of Durham with a trip to shops on Ninth Street, the magnificence of Duke Chapel or the history of the American Tobacco Campus. Venture to the Capital City for the sights and sounds of Raleigh. For guests at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, everything in the Triangle is just minutes away.


The Umstead Hotel Concierge can assist with transportation to all area attractions, including RDU Airport. Please contact the Concierge regarding all transportation requests. Transportation services are provided by EcoStyle - a green transportation company.

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