The Holly Inn at Pinehurst Resort
North Carolina, USA
The first hotel at Pinehurst Resort, the Holly Inn opened on New Year’s Eve in 1895 and houses 82 guest rooms and suites. The saying here is “Time goes you say? Alas, no. Time stays. We go.” The Holly Inn perfectly combines old and new world charms throughout the hotel. The guest rooms feature modern amenities while being decorated in a way that transports guests to the early 1900s.
Away from the rooms, the 1895 Grille and The Tavern are great options for dining. There is also an outdoor swimming pool on site and guests receive access to all resort amenities which are just a quick shuttle ride away.
Boasting nine championship courses onsite which are designed by some of the most famous course architects, plus the 9-hole short course ‘The Cradle’ - Pinehurst Resort has everything you need for your next golf vacation.
The Holly Inn features 82 guest rooms and suites which meticulously blend old and new world charm. Each room has either one King, one Queen or two Double beds and have modern amenities such as air conditioning, large screen TV’s and high-speed internet access but are decorated in a way reminiscent of when the hotel first opened. Most rooms include an antique fireplace while the walls are imprinted with natural botanical prints and images.
Restaurant & Bars
There are two onsite dining options which include the 1895 Grille and The Tavern. The four-star 1895 Grille serves breakfast and dinner in a formal and intimate setting. The menu consists of farm-to-table dishes prepared by award-winning chefs.
The Tavern is a more casual restaurant and bar that serves lunch and dinner. The antique bar was brought across the pond from Scotland and is the centerpiece of the restaurant.
Pinehurst Resort is situated in the heart of North Carolina in the quaint village of Pinehurst. If flying, Pinehurst can be accessed by two airports; Raleigh-Durham International Airport is located 1 hour and 15 minutes from the resort while Charlotte Douglas International Airport is just over 2 hours from the resort.
Spa & Leisure
If you’re looking to recover after a round of golf, be sure to relax and recover at The Spa at Pinehurst. With a variety of services and treatments available, including massage therapy, cryotherapy and even the “Golfer’s Massage” that targets the muscles most commonly used in the sport, you’ll be sure to be ready for your next round after a visit to the spa. There is also a fitness center at the spa as well as an outdoor swimming pool.
On Site Activities
Away from the courses, you can compete in lawn sports such as croquet and lawn bowling, play some tennis, or experience the shopping and dining in the quaint village of Pinehurst.
Golf courses near to The Holly Inn at Pinehurst Resort
No. 9 Course
Jack Nicklaus added his touch to the resort with Pinehurst No. 9, a 7118-yard par-72 course that features classic Nicklaus elements: open fairways and undulating greens.
Pinehurst No. 8
Tom Fazio designed Pinehurst No. 8 as part of Pinehurst Resort’s 100th-anniversary celebration. This course combines elements of all the others into one layout to provide a unique and enjoyable round.
Pinehurst No. 7
Pinehurst No. 7 was designed by Rees Jones and was built on hilly terrain with 75 sand bunkers, elevated greens, and wetlands in the low-lying areas.
Pinehurst No. 6
Pinehurst No. 6, opened in 1979, features more elevation changes than the first five courses at Pinehurst Resort and rewards longer drives and requires aggressive approach shots to score well.
Pinehurst No. 5
Pinehurst No. 5 was designed in 1961 by Donald Ross’ apprentice and Pinehurst native Ellis Maples, who designed the course to integrate with the natural landscape of the Sandhills.
Pinehurst No. 4
The amazing Pinehurst No. 4 is a favorite at Pinehurst Resort and carefully combines the natural topography and sandscapes of the area to create a remarkable and challenging course.
Pinehurst No. 3
The shortest course at Pinehurst Resort at just 5155 yards, the par-68 Pinehurst No. 3 features tiny crowned greens to test a golfer’s accuracy and distance control.
Pinehurst No. 2
This Donald Ross design opened in 1907 but was continuously improved upon until his death in 1948. As one of the world’s most recognized courses, Pinehurst No. 2 is one of the greatest tests of golf.
Pinehurst No. 1
One of the shorter courses at Pinehurst Resort at just 6089 yards from the tips, Pinehurst No. 1 is where it all started. Experience this Donald Ross redesign with all his classical design elements.
Book your package at The Holly Inn at Pinehurst Resort
The Four-Diamond restaurant and guest rooms, combined with the 9 Championship courses on-site, make staying at the Holly Inn an obvious choice for those looking to book a golf break to Pinehurst.