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A Historic Landmark Resurrected


Montfort Hall, now known as HEIGHTS HOUSE HOTEL, was commissioned in 1858 by william montfort boylan with the guidance of British architect William Percival. THE ITALIANATE STYLE MANSION was completed in 1860 and sits on the highest point of the now historic BOYLAN HEIGHTS neighborhood in DOWNTOWN RALEIGH...

Whether for just a night or for a prolonged stay here in Raleigh, Heights has several tailored rooming options, from our historic luxury suites, to our new standard rooms. Click the link below to book, or keep scrolling to get a closer look.

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With over 10,000 square feet of space on an acre of land right downtown, Heights House is capable of accommodating any number of events, from weddings to private dinners. Read more to see how we could help host your next big event.

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Explore the Space

Click through the slider to see some our featured spaces, or click the "explore all rooms" link below to get a more comprehensive look at the space and grounds of Heights House.

The Lower Lounge

If you’re looking for a place to hangout that’s a bit more tucked away, there’s always the Lower Lounge (if you can find it). Grab your drink, head downstairs (there’s a clue) and enjoy a more cozy atmosphere...

The Foyer

Bathed in light through the day, the towering foyer is one of the most open spaces in the house. Upheld by four Italianate pillars, the ceiling opens up and into the central rotunda on the second story...

The Library

Off to the left of the foyer, you’ll enter the library. The library and its shelves are full of curiosities and oddities, both historic and modern, for your exploration...

The Drawing Room

Through the arch of the parlor you’ll enter the drawing room, one of the most visually compelling spaces in the house. Here you’ll find many markers of the original craftsmanship of the house...


The house has nine large ensuite guest rooms that can sleep up to 20 guests, and offer a wide range of stay experiences, from the sprawling Honeymoon Suite to our Standard Queen rooms...

The Dining Room

Through the library you’ll find the dining room, where you have the option of spending your mornings for breakfast, or where you can have host your next private dinner...

The Parlor

Right off to the right of the foyer, you’ll find the parlor. The parlor features our lovely bar made by Raleigh architects and artisans at Tactile Shop, and space to hangout...

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Over the past 162 years, the Montfort Hall has seen an array of owners, renovations, restorations, and changes. Even so, the home was incredibly well built and the structure has truly stood the test of time. Click through to read more about the long and winding journey from Montfort's inception to its recent transformation into Heights House.

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Husband and wife team, Sarah and Jeff Shepherd, have lived in the Boylan Heights neighborhood (where the property resides) for the past decade and are the visionaries behind Heights House. After walking by the house almost daily for years thinking, “what if?”, Sarah evolved that feeling into a dream...

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