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Sanford North Carolina Hotels & Motels

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The Sanford center is about 5 miles southwest of The Alston House and 18 miles southwest of Shearon Harris Nuclear.

Sanford, North Carolina, is situated in central North Carolina close to Greensboro, Raleigh-Durham, Fayetteville, and the Research Triangle. This convenient location has made this small historic town an industrial hub. Major corporations like Pfizer, 3M, Caterpillar Inc., Coty, Moen, and Tyson Foods are just a few of the major employers in the area. More from this guide...

Sanford Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Americas Best Value Inn in Sanford 1143 North Horner Blvd., Sanford, NC 27330
  • 2-star property
  • Hotel has 76 rooms
Days Inn Sanford - Sanford
+1-888-305-3366
1217 North Horner Bouleva, Sanford, NC 27330
  • Economical property
Hampton Inn Sanford in Sanford 1904 South Horner Blvd., Sanford, NC 27330
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Attentive breakfast staff
  • Breakfast area clean
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Comfort Suites : 1891 Bragg St. 1891 Bragg St., Sanford, NC 27330
  • Three Star hotel
  • 74 rooms in hotel
Quality Inn - Sanford
+1-866-221-8581
1403 North Horner Blvd., Sanford, NC 27330
  • Two star hotel
  • 90 rooms in hotel
  • Rooms are not good
  • Breakfast is below average
Holiday Inn Express Sanford : 2110 Dalrymple St. 2110 Dalrymple St., Sanford, NC 27330
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Breakfast is good
Baymont Inn & Suites Sanford 2614 South Horner Blvd., Sanford, NC 27332
  • 2-star property
  • Check in time: 311:00 p.m.
  • Ear plugs handy
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Little River Golf & Resort in Carthage
+1-888-690-5247
500 Little River Farm Blvd., Carthage, NC 28327 ~20.11 miles southwest of Sanford
  • Mid-scale Golf Course hotel
  • 64 suites in hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lillington
+1-888-305-3366
300 East Cornelius Harnet, Lillington, NC 27546 ~21.92 miles east of Sanford
  • Low priced hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Holly Springs - Holly Springs 1516 Ralph Stephens Rd., Holly Springs, NC 27540 ~22.08 miles east of Sanford
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
E Fearrington House Inn & Restaurant in Pittsboro 2000 Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312 ~22.75 miles north of Sanford
  • 3-star hotel
  • 14 suites in hotel
America's Best Inn Siler City - Siler City 235 Chatham Sq., Siler City, NC 27344 ~22.75 miles northwest of Sanford
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club - Southern Pines 1005 Midland Rd., Southern Pines, NC 28387 ~22.90 miles southwest of Sanford
  • 3-star Golf Course property
  • Hotel has 11 meeting rooms
  • Nice building
  • Great golf course
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Days Inn & Suites Siler City 1515 East 11th St., Siler City, NC 27344 ~23.01 miles northwest of Sanford
  • Low Cost property
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
Talamore Golf Resort in Southern Pines
+1-888-690-5247
48 Talamore Dr., Southern Pines, NC 28387 ~23.43 miles southwest of Sanford
  • Low-priced property
Hampton Inn Spring Lake Fayetteville in Spring Lake 1050 North Bragg Blvd., Spring Lake, NC 28390 ~23.62 miles southeast of Sanford
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 77 rooms in property
  • Good breakfast -
  • Location awesome
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Country Inn & Suites - Spring Lake 103 Brook Lane, Spring Lake, NC 28390 ~23.63 miles southeast of Sanford
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Sleep Inn & Suites Near Ft. Bragg - Spring Lake 102 Sleepy Dr., Spring Lake, NC 28390 ~23.70 miles southeast of Sanford
  • Two-star property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Quality Inn 511 North Judd Pkwy. Ne, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 ~23.75 miles east of Sanford
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
Comfort Inn in Fuquay Varina 7616 Purfoy Rd., Fuquay Varina, NC 27526 ~24.06 miles east of Sanford
  • Economical Rural property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Courtyard by Marriott Spring Lake Fort Bragg / Spring Lake 120 North 5th St., Spring Lake, NC 28390 ~24.45 miles southeast of Sanford
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • 100 sleeping rooms in hotel
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Econo Lodge & Suites 408 West Morganton Rd., Southern Pines, NC 28387 ~24.79 miles southwest of Sanford
  • Low-priced property
  • Check-in: 11:00
Super 8 256 South Main St., Spring Lake, NC 28390 ~24.83 miles southeast of Sanford
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • 60 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Not very clean
  • Rooms could be cleaner
Days Inn & Conf Center by Wyndham Southern Pines Pinehurst - Southern Pines 805 SW Service Rd., Southern Pines, NC 28388 ~24.90 miles southwest of Sanford
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Staff worked hard
  • Most guests said the bathroom was clean
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Comfort Inn Apex : 1411 East Willams St. 1411 East Willams St., Apex, NC 27539 ~25.00 miles northeast of Sanford
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See more
  • New carpeting
  • Almost all guests had problems with the shower
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Sanford's economy also benefits from its rich clay soil infused with sand, a unique Piedmont soil composition ideal for brick production. The town is named for C.O. Sanford, a railroad civil engineer who was instrumental in bringing rail lines to the area, enabling Sanford to transport these bricks across the nation, and earning it the title, “Brick Capital of the USA.” You can learn more about this heritage at Sanford's Railroad House Museum, a charming historic Gothic Revival cottage built in 1872.

Sanford, North Carolina, is home to Central Carolina Community College, and there are more than 20 higher education institutes within a 60-mile radius, including seminaries, public and private universities, colleges, and technical institutes. Sanford is within an afternoon's drive of NC State University, Duke University, Elon College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and more. Sanford is also close to Fayetteville's military bases, including the U.S. Army Advanced Special Operations Training Center, the U.S. Army Reserve, and Pope Army Airfield.

You can't leave Sanford, North Carolina, without some Southern fare. Stop by Monifa's Southern Food or Biscuitville for a casual bite, or for a more upscale experience, check out Mrs. Lacy's Magnolia House or The Steele Pig. Bay Breeze Seafood of Sanford is another local favorite for its classic Southern catfish fry.

Whether you're in Sanford on a business trip, visiting loved ones at the army base, or checking out the nearby universities and colleges, Sanford's small-town charm, historic districts, greenways and trails, and family-friendly atmosphere is worth exploring.

When to Visit Sanford, NC

Sanford enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. It's chilly in winter and hot and humid in the summer. The region doesn't experience a lot of snowfall, though, so you can spend time on Sanford's greenway trails at Kiwanis Family Park nearly year-round. San-Lee Park is another favorite spot in the area for mountain biking and hiking.

If you like golf, the area's rolling hillsides offer a rousing challenge any time of year, but each June, the stakes get higher as golfers face off in the Brick Capital Classic. This amateur golf tournament has taken place in Sanford for more than 40 years, welcoming golfers of all abilities and ages to compete.

Sanford also hosts several family-friendly events each year, including the much-anticipated Family Day at the Raleigh Executive Jetport. This airport typically welcomes hobby executives, business people, and hobbyists in their corporate jets heading to Raleigh, Carey, Chapel Hill, Durham, and the Research Triangle Park. However, once a year, Family Day at the jetport draws in thousands of people for an aviation festival, held on the first Saturday in October. Children love the free plane rides, flyovers, and historic aircraft on display, as well as delicious festival food.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Sanford, NC:

seasonality of hotel rates in Sanford

Sanford by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean price patterns by star rating class in Sanford, NC. You can use these line graphs to determine the most cost effective months to make a reservation in Sanford for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Sanford, NC

4 Star Average Prices: $109.00

For a truly intimate, luxury hotel experience near Sanford, check into the exclusive Fearrington House Inn and Restaurant. This property in Pittsboro, North Carolina, offers 14 luxurious suites decorated in a homey yet luxurious style. Mantelpieces, lush upholstery, haute artwork, and subtle touches of gilding make guests feel like they are staying in a contemporary Southern plantation resort.

The intimate scale of the property, paired with its spa and hairdressing services, bar, and upscale restaurant, make the Fearrington House Inn an ideal romantic getaway to celebrate an anniversary or special occasion, like Valentine's Day. It's also a fun girl's spa weekend getaway. The beautiful grounds, full of trees, flowers, and an elegant white arbor, make the perfect setting for a romantic country wedding.

Affordable Hotels in Sanford, NC

3 Star Average Prices: $100.41

Days Inn by Wyndham Sanford offers an excellent value that will also meet all your needs during your stay. Your affordable hotel rate includes a free daily continental breakfast, plus access to a seasonal outdoor pool. It's the perfect place to sit in a lounge-chair reading your complimentary copy of USA Today and watching the kids splash out their energy before heading into the room for a good night's sleep in your choice of a king bed or two double beds. The Days Inn by Wyndham Sanford is also RV- and truck-friendly, making it an ideal stopover for a short stay during your road trip.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Sanford

2 Star Average Prices: $62.39

2 Star Hotel Prices in Sanford

Sanford, NC Hotels with Discounts

When you're looking for competitive hotel discounts, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Sanford should be top of your list. This cheerful chain hotel comes recommended by guests for its cozy, contemporary style and plush amenities. Plus, if you're a AAA member, military or government service member, or senior citizen, you'll save big on hotel rates at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Sanford. Suite-style rooms offer a unique open layout, cleverly visually separated by archways and columns.

Clean, crisp bedding invites guests to nap or sleep in, and afterward, the shower/tub combinations make for a perfect hot shower. You can heat up a snack in the in-room microwave, but don't forget about the free breakfast served up daily in the hotel's soaring lobby. Settle in to enjoy your tasty value breakfast in restaurant style at the Holiday Inn's pub-style high seating, or grab a coffee and a newspaper to enjoy in the lounge-like upholstered seating. Before you hit the road, be sure to check out the atrium-style indoor pool and fitness center.

If you plan to stay for the long-term, you'll find excellent long-stay discounts at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lillington near Campbell University. AAA members will also find great discounted rates here. Microtel's compact suites include everything you'll need for a long stay or short, from mini-fridges to microwaves. Unexpected upgrades also include upholstered window seating in your room, as well as a seasonal outdoor pool, fitness center, and daily breakfast. A business center and a pet-friendly policy make this an all-around great hotel option near Sanford, North Carolina.

Best Value Hotels in Sanford, NC

The Hampton Inn Sanford offers convenience and comfort, right in the heart of Sanford, North Carolina. This comfortable hotel offers all the amenities you would desire, whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, with the added convenience of a prime downtown location. The hotel is decorated in a contemporary style that is warm and welcoming. Guest rooms come equipped with comfortable bedding and dark wood furniture, along with flat-screen televisions, complimentary wireless internet service, and cable programming.

Each day, guests enjoy a free daily breakfast, including hot and cold breakfast favorites and hot beverages. You can read up on current events with the free daily newspapers or unwind instead at the Hampton Inn's outdoor pool or fitness center. Guests traveling for business may book on-site meeting room space for conferences, and when the time comes, the Hampton Inn's express check-out services make departure easy.

If you are traveling to Sanford for a family-reunion, Comfort Suites Sanford welcomes families with tailored amenities that add value to everyone's experience. Suite layouts mean that everyone gets a cozy place to sleep, from the double beds to the pullout sofas. You can also book adjoining rooms so family members can go from room to room to visit with ease. Kids under age 18 also stay free at Comfort Suites.

Kids love the pool, flat-screen televisions, and free internet, while parents appreciate saving money with the daily free breakfast and the exceptional daily housekeeping. Comfort Suites Sanford is close to the Quail Ridge Golf Course and Central Community College, making this an ideal hotel if you're traveling for a graduation ceremony or the annual golf tournament.

Discovering the Past in Sanford, NC

Sanford offers several historic districts, renowned for their quaint architectural charm and styles ranging from Tudor and Colonial Revival to Art Deco. The area is also a favorite getaway for a quiet weekend of antiquing. Sanford Antique Mall is a treasure trove of memorabilia ranging from the Victorian era to mid-century modern. You'll find lots of brick-city and railroad ephemera, as well as bargains on authentic period furniture. Take a stroll down the block to A Few Nice Things Inc. on Steele Street. This two-story treasure house is known for its vintage glassware and fine art. If you take a fancy to a historic print, you can have it re-framed in the store's custom framing shop.

If you're interested in architecture, Sanford's historic churches are fascinating sites to explore, including Sanford's Buffalo Presbyterian Church, a Gothic Revival built in 1879, and Euphronia Presbyterian Church, built in 1886.

Revolutionary War history buffs should also check out The House in the Horseshoe in neighboring Carthage, a historic home built in 1772 and the site of a battle between loyalists and patriots. Today the home is operated as a museum and frequently welcomes guests to experience the past through living history demonstrations and war reenactments.

Discover the past, experience the flavor of the New South, or build the future of industry in Sanford, NC. When you visit Sanford, this small town is bound to leave a big impression.

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