The iconic R.J. Reynolds building in downtown Winston-Salem — architectural inspiration for the Empire State Building — is the setting for the re-imagined and recently relaunched The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel. Named after the State bird of North Carolina and exuding an Art Deco style, it is Winston-Salem’s first upscale boutique hotel, a glorious homage to modern luxury and splendour emblazoned with gold leaf, rich marble, burnished brass and evocative touches of tartan. Savour quintessential brasserie favourites in The Katharine, where locally sourced dishes are a speciality, and the oysters from North Carolina’s inlets are said to have a salt-tang taste all of their own. Explore Winston-Salem’s thriving arts scene before returning to the hotels vibrant bar for some southern hospitality.
Price per person including 3 nights accommodation on a room only basis.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season pricing is typically in the summer and winter, and high season in spring and autumn. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) excluding flights. Flights, child prices, single room supplements and transfers are available on request.
North and South Carolina have a relatively tropical climate, the summer months can be hot and humid, whilst winters are relatively mild.
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