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Location & Directions


The Colonial Inn is located at 153 W. King Street, Hillsborough NC, 27278. The inn is nestled in the heart of historic downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina - directly off the main road (Churton St.) in downtown’s center. It’s a mere .1 mile from the well-known bell tower resting atop the historic courthouse and a foodie paradise boasting Italian, seafood, pub fare and a pizzeria. Wander by foot to next door shops and galleries beckoning travelers and locals alike. The gentle bustle of this charming little town amid the echoes of the awe-inspiring history it was built upon is so alluring and captivating you can’t help but fall in love and it will no doubt keep you coming back time and time again.

Location & Directions


The Colonial Inn is located at 153 W. King Street, Hillsborough NC, 27278. The inn is nestled in the heart of historic downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina - directly off the main road (Churton St.) in downtown’s center. It’s a mere .1 mile from the well-known bell tower resting atop the historic courthouse and a foodie paradise boasting Italian, seafood, pub fare and a pizzeria. Wander by foot to next door shops and galleries beckoning travelers and locals alike. The gentle bustle of this charming little town amid the echoes of the awe-inspiring history it was built upon is so alluring and captivating you can’t help but fall in love and it will no doubt keep you coming back time and time again.

Directions from RDU Airport/I-40 Westbound:

Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560

Get on I-40 W from Airport Blvd. (6 min, 2.7 mi)
Follow I-40 W to Old Chapel Hill Hillsborough Rd/Old NC 86 in Hillsborough. Take exit 261 from I-40 W. (20 min, 22.6 mi)
Continue on Old NC 86. Old NC 86 will turn into S. Churton St. in downtown. (7 min, 2.8 mi)
Take a left onto W. King St. in Hillsborough. The Colonial Inn is located on the left in 0.1 miles. (<1 min, .1mi)

Directions From I-40 Eastbound:

Follow I-40 E to US-70 Connector N in Cheeks. Take exit 161 for US-70 E toward NC-86 N from I-40 E.
Turn left onto US-70 Connector N. (1.1 mi) Merge onto US-70 E (1 mi).
Turn right onto W Hill Ave N (0.9 mi).
Turn left onto W King St (1 mi) The Colonial Inn is located on the right in 1 mile.

Directions From I-85 Southbound:

Follow I-85 S to NC-86 N in Hillsborough.
Take exit 165 for NC-86 toward Chapel Hill/Hillsborough.
Turn right onto NC-86 N (0.5 mi)
Turn left onto US-70 BUS W (0.8 mi)
Turn right onto US-70 BUS W/S. Churton St. (0.4 mi)
Turn left onto King Street. The Colonial Inn is located on the left in 0.1 miles.

Directions From US-70 E:

Head east on US-70 E toward Brookhollow Rd.
Turn right onto W Hill Ave N. (0.9 mi)
Turn left onto W King St. The Colonial Inn is located on the right in 1.0 mile.

Directions From US-70 W:

Follow US-70 W.
Turn left onto St. Marys Rd. (1.1 mi)
Turn right onto E. King St. The Colonial Inn is located on the left in 0.3 miles.