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O.Henry Hotel in Greensboro, NC is centrally located near Elon University, High Point University, NC A&T, Guilford College and many more colleges and universities in North Carolina! Stay with us in AAA Four Diamond luxury while touring prospective colleges and/or visiting your child for parent’s weekend, homecoming or graduation. We are adjacent to the Friendly Center with so many things to do nearby and our sister, Proximity Hotel, is just one block away. We also have the local’s favorite restaurants and bars in town, plus plenty of amenities including a complimentary hot Southern breakfast at O.Henry, custom furnishings and complimentary airport shuttle.

O.Henry is a great place to call “home” while you explore the endless educational opportunities in Central North Carolina. Not only does the Greensboro area offer some pretty amazing public and private colleges and universities, we’re just a day trip away from Wake Forest University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, NC State University, Meredith College, Winston Salem State University, and many others.

O.Henry Hotel

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Check in to an inviting guestroom at O.Henry Hotel, where you’ll experience custom-designed, finely crafted furnishings and AAA Four Diamond amenities. Enjoy dinner at Green Valley Grill and craft cocktails at our lively bar! The next morning, wake up to a complimentary hot Southern-style breakfast buffet, then spend a lazy afternoon in our luxurious Social Lobby while being served afternoon tea by our attentive staff!

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Proximity Hotel

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Stay in sustainable style at our employee-owned, LEED Platinum Proximity Hotel! Unwind in a modern, loft-like guestroom with warm surroundings including custom, locally fabricated furnishings, original art by our artist-in-residence and AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel amenities that include complimentary airport transportation! The next morning, enjoy a leisurely brunch at Print Works Bistro.

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Green Valley Grill

Visit Green Valley Grill, adjacent to the O.Henry Hotel, and enjoy informally elegant fine dining and seasonal food using old-world European culinary sensibilities and Mediterranean flavors. GVG’s wine list receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence each year and features 75 wines by the glass.The freshest food prepared by a passionate team, and served by friendly and competent people, is our recipe for a great dining experience.

Print Works Bistro

Print Works Bistro

Print Works Bistro, adjacent to Proximity Hotel, uses fresh local ingredients to create extraordinary flavors and creative comfort foods. Enjoy traditional and modern versions of classic dishes popular in European-French bistros for a pre-competition breakfast, lunch and dinner. The vibrant dining room has walls of windows overlooking the gardens, with outdoor dining on a lovely creekside terrace.

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Elon University
The university’s six schools serve a selective student body of 6,000. Elon is one of only seven private universities in the country with accredited schools of business, communications, education, law and health sciences, plus a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. Visit Elon University for upcoming events such as the Spring Open House, Where you bELONg and the Rising Phoenix Weekend!

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High Point University

High Point University is a private institution that was founded in 1924. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,208, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 380 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. High Point University’s ranking in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South). Visit High Point University for Admitted for open houses, Admitted Students Day and move-in weekend!
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North Carolina A&T
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an academic community focused on students-providing them with interdisciplinary learning opportunities, teaching them with faculty renowned for excellence, connecting them to cutting edge discoveries in research, and encouraging them to serve their communities.

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Guilford College

Guilford College is an independent liberal arts college of 1,900 traditional aged and adult students in Greensboro, N.C., providing tomorrow’s leaders with the innovative problem-solving skills, experiences and global perspectives to actively create change in the world. Founded by Quakers in 1837, the College continues to be profoundly influenced by Quaker values, principles and testimonies. Guilford is led by Jane Fernandes, the College’s ninth president and the first deaf woman to lead a college or university in the U.S.

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Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University is a private institution that was founded in 1834 in Winston-Salem. Wake Forest is made up of six schools. Its graduate programs include those in the highly ranked School of Law, School of Business and School of Medicine. Undergraduates are enrolled in either Wake Forest College or the business school. Notable alumni include the shortest NBA player of all-time, Muggsy Bogues; legendary golfer Arnold Palmer; and journalist and talk show host Al Hunt. Visit their website.

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a challenging, supportive and engaged community where learning is carried forward to “Do something bigger altogether.” Founded in 1891, UNCG is the largest and most diverse university in the Triad, serving more that 19,000 students. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make.

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Bennett College

Bennett College is a small, private, liberal arts college for women. The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace, society, and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action.

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Greensboro College
For 177 years, Greensboro College has had the opportunity to genuinely know, encourage and prepare our students in the classroom, in student life, into their future careers, and throughout their lives. Today, they celebrate all those who give power to small numbers. They celebrate that which makes each student his or her own. It is this rich patchwork of individuality, community and experience that is unmistakably and uniquely Greensboro.

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Salem College

A small, close-knit women’s college that provides opportunities for students to grow as confident individuals in an atmosphere of trust.

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Greensboro Things To Do

Our Friendly Neighborhood is a pretty cool place, so we’ve cooked up a few reasons to stay an extra day!

  • Go two blocks to 125+ shops at Friendly Center.
  • Shop and tour the world’s largest retailer of china, crystal, flatware and collectibles at Replacements, Ltd.
  • Take a walk through history at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park or discover the sit-in movement of 1960 at the International Civil Rights Museum.
  • Our complimentary bikes are great for exploring the 112 miles of trails and greenways Greensboro has to offer!
  • See more Greensboro Attractions! 

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