**Eco certified by Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)***Herons restaurant will be closed on October 1st and 2nd. All food and beverage service will be offered in The Bar and Lounge*The Umstead Hotel and Spa is more than a place to visit. Its a place to discover and explore. Every small detail has been hand-selected, chosen for its ability to create moments of enjoyment. In Cary, NC, hospitality comes naturally. And peace and tranquility fill every inch of the inviting twelve-acre grounds. The Umstead Hotel and Spa is a place of comfort and serenity.Art and nature are both the muse and the medium for our simple, yet sophisticated decor. Art-lined hallways, fresh floral designs, and imaginative, locally sourced cuisine stir the senses. While warm spa waters, cozy Italian linens and unexpected amenities soothe the soul in our luxurious accommodations. The aesthetic becomes therapeutic. And the stresses of the outside world melt away.The Umstead provides more than just a place to stay in Cary, North Carolina. It provides a place to get away. A calming retreat for weary business travelers. A destination at the end of a long day. A restorative setting in which you can recharge or wind down. Whatever your reason for visiting the Umstead, whether it be business meetings or a luxury spa excursion you will undoubtedly depart having been changed for the better.