Hamilton Scot Inn

7905 Emery Gayle Lane. , Cary, NC 27519 USA (Show map)


Located equal distance to Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh. 10 mins from RDU International. Tranquil setting with great views of the wetlands. Well appointed suites, each with private bath and entry.



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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

WOW!!! Outstanding Stay!

5 on June 25, 2017

Absolutely one of the best Inns that my wife and I have stayed at. Eric, the owner/Inn keeper made us feel welcome as soon as we pulled in. The Inn, the grounds, the rooms, the history are all Fantastic! Eric is a great host, cook, and soon becomes your friend and makes you feel like family. He goes above and beyond to make your stay very enjoyable. My wife and I could not have picked a better place to stay for several nights while in the area for my daughters wedding....my only regret was not having some people come over for a little social time at the Inn and to meet Eric. DO NOT Hesitate to book some time here. It is also pet friendly!!! Beautiful grounds! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful Inn, home, and life. Jamie and Natalie!

Lovely and Peaceful

5 on May 21, 2017

Our second stay at the Hamilton Scot Inn was just a wonderful as the first. We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere and the evenings on the back patio were lovely. The host went above and beyond to make us feel at home. We definitely hope to return again for another visit.

Exceeded expectations!

5 on July 02, 2014

I was at a wedding for the weekend here back in April 2014 and everything was exceptional!

Castle in Cary

5 on July 30, 2013

My wife and I stayed with innkeeper Eric at the Hamilton Scot Inn for one weekend. We wish we could have stayed for a month. Eric is not only the most attentive host imaginable, he's also the builder of this incredible home. Please see the virtual tour on his website. We felt more like family than guests during our stay and will definitely make a return visit. The greek yogurt parfait and eggs Benedict breakfasts were a delight to savor. The Hamilton Scot Inn is a sanctuary where total relaxation is unavoidable.


5 on June 14, 2013

We stayed last week and it was fabulous! We most certainly will return and have already told many of our friends about our exceptional stay! Thank you Eric - you are the best! T & C

An amazing B&B experience

5 on March 25, 2013

I'm a seasoned business traveller who was looking for a "different" place to stay in RTP. A short 15 mins drive from the business park, the inn is a large beautiful house, set in a quiet park and furnished with antiques. The service is one of the best I have ever received in my years of travelling and the breakfast was varied and excellent (and this is coming from a picky frenchman staying in 5 star hotels). I would never stay anywhere else on my next trip to RTP, the inn feels like a home away from home.

A great inn off the beaten path

5 on March 18, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the inn the second week of March while house-hunting in the Cary area. What a treat. Eric and Sue were warm, gracious hosts, the inn itself is an architectural marvel with endless treasures within, and even their two dogs were a special treat. The room was spacious and peaceful and overlooked the wetlands behind the inn. The sound of swamp life was a great way to fall asleep and in the morning we lapsed into a food coma from all the good eats. If you are looking for a truly inviting place to stay with large doses of old-Carolina charm, this is it. Or as I told the inn keepers, "You'll feel as at home as you want to be there."

Loved it! Beautiful Inn with warm, friendly hosts.

5 on March 16, 2013

Clifton, Va

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Rooms & Rates

The Vogler Room

The crisply tailored Vogler Room relies on subtle contrasts of pattern, texture, and color - warm tans, ivory, and Bleu de France. Period antiques and the early 1800's handcrafted Four-Poster bed make this Suite so special. Complete with two closets and two private entries. Second floor, glorious morning sun Four east facing windows Single queen-sized bed can accommodate up to two guests Bathtub/Jacuzzi with shower From $249 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $249 - $299

Courtney Suite

The Courtney Suite named after the innkeepers daughter is a king size suite with balcony overlooking the wetlands. It is historically dress but cozy for a wedding night, a bridle party dressing or a evening of relaxation. Suite powder rooms has a Jacuzzi tub and shower all private to the suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $289 - $339

Shelby Suite

The Shelby Suite named after the innkeepers daughter is a suite with a balcony that overlooks the front of the home and the forest. Great view for pictures and relaxation. Suite has a power room with jacuzzi and and alcove suite just in you have a child.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $269 - $319

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Location Type

Airport, City, Countryside, Suburban


Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 12 miles

Directions to property:

Merge onto I-40 W/US-64 W toward Cary/Durham.
Take the US-1/US-64 W/I-440 E exit, EXIT 293, toward Cary/Raleigh/Wake Forest.
Merge onto US-1 S/US-64 W via EXIT 293A toward Cary/Asheboro.
Merge onto US-64 W via EXIT 98B toward Pittsboro/Asheboro.
Turn right onto Green Level Church Rd.
Turn left onto Jenks Rd.
Turn slight right onto Green Level Church Rd.
Turn left onto Emery Gayle Ln (Portions unpaved).
7905 EMERY GAYLE LN is on the left.
Your destination is at the end of Emery Gayle Ln

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Duke University, NC State University, UNC Chapel Hill, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, TV Video games, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Full Cook-to-Order Breakfast daily

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 12:00N
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 1 Night Stay Mon. through Thurs, 2 Night Stay Weekends and Holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: At time of reservation, full payment is expected.
  • Cancellations: Refunds are given for all reservations that are cancelled 72 hours prior to arrival less a $100.00 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your reservation 72 hours prior to arrival or no-show, the amount that has been paid is non-refundable.
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Eric Hamilton Hoke

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Food and Wine, Nature, Woodworking, Historic Preservation, Wildlife, History, Star Gazing, Entertaining

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  • Time Served: 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Kitchen, In-Suite, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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