Charlotte is filled with gleaming high-rise banking hotels, but one of our favorite finds is the Hampton Inn & Suites SouthPark at Phillips Place. This hotel anchors one end of a street filled with smart shops and restaurants. Wow factor: Location--just a few footsteps from shopping, wining, and dining. Rooms start at $152.
Left: The swanky Hampton Inn & Suites SouthPark at Phillips Place outshines your average chain hotel and lies in the heart of a great shopping and dining street.