Matthews, founded at the turn of the 19th century by early American settlers, is located only 11 miles from Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina. Today, some of the most popular attractions in Matthews, including 10 spectacularly intact 19th and 20th century structures, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Let this charming city transport you to another time.
Stroll historic Matthews and snap photos of the late 1800s Funderburk General Merchandise Store with its original tin roof and the Victorian Queen Anne style Reid House. Or, make your first stop the 1880s Train Depot at the Village Green, which today serves as Matthew’s visitors’ center. Get the full story on the town’s past and present with a viewing of the History Mural at Matthew’s Public Library, which depicts the town’s origins when the rolling woodlands were home to the Waxhaw Indians.
Spend a day at any one of Matthew’s nearby popular attractions, including Carowinds, a 22-acre amusement and waterpark. Many visitors can’t resist the opportunity to brave the world’s largest recirculation river at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, situated on the banks of the Catawba River. Explore the magnificent woodlands on the 14-mile long bike or hiking trail.
Guests of our hotels in Matthews are never far from fun and adventure. With exceptional amenities and a thoughtful staff, an IHG hotel is the perfect home away from home so you can rest, relax and make the most of your stay.
Our Charlotte, NC hotel's setting provides easy access to I-77 and I-485. Enjoy the short drive to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Bank of America Stadium and Uptown Charlotte area corporations. With complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel you can conduct business or take a more leisure approach to your stay and enjoy our indoor pool.
Beautiful Ballroom and Conventional Meeting Facilities are also available here at our location. Perfect for any Corporate Business Affairs, or for just simply planning an unforgettable event! We have approximately 4,752 sq ft of Event Space to offer, with the capacity of 200 people.
This is my go to hotel when going through Charlotte due to its easy access on and off of I-85. Is really close to all of the attractions in Concord including the mall and the race teams in the area.[More]
One con is that many of the rooms have a smoky smell to them. This stay the staff tried me in three different rooms till I got one that wasn't overpowering. Be sure to let the management know as they do charge $250 I believe if you smoke in the room. Other than that the stay was perfect! [Less]
The front desk went above and beyond to make my stay as comfortable as possible. One employee in particular stood out, Danna D. As I waited she welcomed customers with a smile and patiently addressed[More]
an issue regarding an inaccurate reservation made by a centralized reservation service, not the hotel. [Less]
This is a great place for an extended stay. It isn't fancy, but it is clean, comfortable and very friendly. I wouldn't come here for a romantic get away, but any time I was traveling it would be top[More]
on my list. The staff was very friendly, and helpful. The facilities were very clean and efficiently set up.
We were in charlotte to see family and to attend the NASCAR races. Being just five miles from the track, the location was awesome. And it is very close to great restaurants if you don't want to make use of the kitchen facilities. [Less]