What You'll Get
Unfortunately, the $60 dining credit will no longer be available at Cypress on the Hill. However, this value can be applied in full at your choice of two other restaurants up the street from The Franklin Hotel: Elaine's on Franklin or Top of the Hill. The dining credit will still not be valid for alcohol.
Despite scientific attempts to prove a mortal dependency on water, oxygen, and Saved By the Bell re-runs, nine out of 10 Ringos still agree that love is all you need. Restock life's most vital reserve with today's Groupon: for $180, you get a one night romantic getaway package at The Franklin Hotel in Chapel Hill, including $60 towards dinner at Cypress on the Hill (a $410 total value). Today’s deal is not valid May 6–8 or 13–15.
The Franklin Hotel bestows bedded bliss to its transient clientele and dazzles downtown Chapel Hill with a dollop of elegance. Alight on your amorous affair with a plate of palate-pleasing cheese and beverages awaiting you in the lobby upon arrival, enticing taste buds and stoking romantic thoughts in that love epicenter known as the stomach. Once they’ve checked and settled in, lovers can stroll across Franklin Street to the sleek, chic confines of Cypress on the Hill, further forging fondness over a meal of upscale dinner fare. Appease awakened appetites with entrees such as the spicy flash fried whole North Carolina snapper, served with soba noodle and tomato confit salad, ginger soy glazed green beans, and spicy sambal butter sauce ($29), grilled all-natural Marcho Farms veal scaloppini ($27), or grilled Loch Duart Scottish salmon ($27). Desserts round out the restaurant's rich fare, providing sweet endings in the form of apple tarts ($7.50), house-made sorbets ($7.50), or the flourless chocolate cake ($7.50), crafted especially for non-cannibalistic wheat sprouts.
Cap an enchanted evening back at The Franklin Hotel. Coziness awaits in romantic duds, adorned with kingsize beds, luxurious linens, chocolate, rose petals, and other ample amenities. The extremely tired or more than moderately jet-lagged can ward off early wake-up calls, thanks to The Franklin Hotel’s late 1 p.m. check-out times. Arising refreshed and rejuvenated, reconnected twosomes can then end their love-filled liaison with a cooked-to-order breakfast in the hotel's restaurant, restocking romantic reserves before riding back into reality.
Associated Content named The Franklin Hotel one of the Top Three Five-Star Hotels in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. TripAdvisors give The Franklin Hotel a four-owl eye average, and 11 Yelpers award it a four-star average. Meanwhile, 14 Yelpers give Cypress on the Hill an average four-star rating and six TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes.
- The Franklin Hotel on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is the epitome of elegance. Here you will find understated elegance and well appointed rooms and suites. – Lucy M., Associated Content
- Was very pleased with all aspects of our meal. The service was great, overall vibe was good, and the food was top notch. – Tommy G., Yelp, 3/27/10
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/couple, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Valid for a 1 night stay. Reservation req'd. 24 hour cancellation notice req'd or fee of up to Groupon price may apply. Valid only for Classic King Room. Alcohol not incl'd. Not valid 5/6-5/8 or 5/13-5/15. Tax not incl'd at restaurant. Tax incl'd in hotel package. $60 dining credit now valid only at Elaine's on Franklin or Top of the Hill. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.