Enjoy Your Next Stay At The O’Neil!


The O’Neil is an amazing seven-room luxury hotel in the original Farmers & Merchant Bank that was built in 1924. The hotel gets its name from Robert O’Neil Hill, a business leader in the Kinston community, and is a monument of culture and growth in this beautiful eastern North Carolina community. It’s definitely a must-see!

Located at 200 N. Queen Street, the structure became the center of Lenoir County’s booming agricultural economy and changed the skyline of Kinston, providing wonderful views to all who visit.

The outside of the building is limestone and the polished steel staircases in the front and rear of the buildings frame the inside of the original structure. The lobby contains a marvelous plaster ceiling that has been refurbished, and the teller windows and marble counters have been preserved and converted to lush sitting areas. The centerpiece of the two-story open lobby is the massive 16-ton bank vault that is still operational.

Each floor took a year to build and housed many of the bank’s internal offices. The first elevator in the state of North Carolina is in the building and has been remodeled to meet modern standards. Each floor has a hotel suite and the seven are totally elegant, different, and very comfortable. You can go BOLD and stay in the Queen red suite or relax in the the soothing King light blue suite.

Room rates start at $189 a night and include tea/coffee, WiFi, SMART TVs, and free street parking. For more info on how you can plan your own getaway, email info@the-oneil.com or call (252) 208-1130.

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Also Nearby…

If you are near Kinston or Greenville, be sure to come by Doug Henry Chevrolet Buick GMC. Come browse our inventory of new Chevrolets, Buick and GMCs, as well as our pre-owned vehicles. We’re sure you’ll be pleased with our selection! Our staff is friendly, and are also very involved in the community so they know what you need and how to make sure you get what you’re looking for.

You can check out our full inventory on our website, and then stop by to test drive one or two vehicles that you have had your eye on. Our dealership is located at 8567 W. Marlboro Road, Farmville, NC 27828. Give us a call at (252) 753-7700 or visit us online for more info. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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