The Umstead Hotel and Spa
Set on 12 acres of landscaped grounds including a lake and wooded gardens, this elegant hotel is off Interstate 40 and 9.5 miles from Raleigh. The luxurious rooms have plush furnishings, en suite bathrooms with soaking tubs and come with free WiFi, 42-inch TVs and tablets. Some also have lake-view balconies, while suites add separate living/dining space. Free perks include use of the 16,000-square-foot spa, bike rentals and WiFi. For dining there's an acclaimed restaurant serving local produce, a poolside cocktail bar/lounge and afternoon tea. Other amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool with cabanas and a 24-hour gym.
What makes this business unique? Class and Luxury