COVID-19 Update

The Carnegie Guest House will remain closed for Fall 2021.

The Carnegie Guest House is a beautifully furnished retreat for campus guests. An early 20th-century structure, the house is situated near the campus entrance.

The entire house features wireless Internet and each of its eight rooms feature a private bath, cablevision, and telephone.

We serve a complimentary breakfast daily from 8-9 a.m. Parking areas are adjacent to the Guest House. The Guest House is a smoke-free and pet-free facility.

We enjoy hosting guests of the college, parents, alumni, prospective students and many others visiting our campus. However, we are unable to reserve rooms for Wildcat Weekend, Commencement and Reunion Weekend.

History of the Carnegie Guest House


You can make a reservation online (reservations are necessary), by emailing the Guest House at or by calling 704-894-2127 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Please Note: Arrivals after 5 p.m. require special instructions. The Carnegie Guest House has installed new security protocols which require the use of a special PIN number to gain initial access to the house after 5 p.m.  You will receive the access PIN number via email a day or two prior to your arrival.

Guest House Directions

The Carnegie Guest House is conveniently located off North Main Street on the campus of Davidson College. The college is located a short distance from Interstate 85 and Interstate 77, exit 30. For GPS purposes, the address of the Carnegie Guest House is 101 Dormitory Drive, Davidson, NC 28035. 

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Guest House Manager
Cissi Lyles '79 (

Carnegie Guest House

Mailing Address

Box 7160 Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road Davidson, NC 28035