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Rizzo Conference Center

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Rizzo Conference Center is on a beautiful piece of property. The rooms are nicely appointed and very spacious. The staff was professional and courteous. There are multiple buildings on this property which is located in a quiet residential area. Walking paths and gardens throughout. We would absolutely stay here in the future.

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear mom22girlz - It was great to read your very kind remarks about the property here, thank you. We take a great deal of pride in our surroundings and the service we provide. We are looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Best Regards, Brent More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think I really would have enjoyed this stay if the construction was complete. The hotel is generally peaceful and serene, with wonderful service by the desk staff. I had two issues with the stay. The first was that each morning (7am first morning, 6am second morning) the construction crew were moving vehicles right outside my window. One of these... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear RedSox45 - Thank you very much for your kind words about our property. I'm sorry that you had one of our rooms that overlooks the expansion site. The new building will be completed in October and will bring some wonderful new amenities to the property. I hope that you will have the opportunity to return and experience these new... More 

Davidson, North Carolina
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133 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay here 6-10 times per year, and wouldn't stay anywhere else. The staff is the best of any hotel I've ever stayed at. The center is being expanded right now, so there is adjacent construction and no pool. Once the center is complete, amenities will be even better. The DuBose house is on the property and a great historic... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Akadad - Thank you very much for the kind remarks. We certainly appreciate your loyalty and we are also looking forward to the expansion when we'll have even more to offer. We are very proud of our surroundings and the Dubose home itself. The home was here first and we are very fortunate to be afforded the opportunity to... More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I stayed at the Rizzo Hotel this past weekend for a wedding. The rooms were extremely large, and the bedding and pillows were the most comfortable I've experienced in a hotel. The blackout curtains worked SO well that we slept through breakfast that is served in the historic DuBose house on property. The guest pantries have soda, snacks, and ice... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Meagan M: Thank you very much for the kind remarks about the property and team we have here at Rizzo. The historic Dubose house was a family residence for more than 60 years and we still see it that way today for all who work here and all who visit, it is always a home. I hope that you'll... More 

Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This hotel surpassed my expectations. Would definitely stay again. The guest pantries are awesome! Rooms are very quiet and comfortable. The fitness center is well equipped. Great venue for a meeting.

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear dochusker: We're certainly very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We'll be adding more pantries, a pool, outdoor dining options in a beautiful landscaped setting, upgrading the fitness center and much more as part of our on-going expansion that will be set to open in late Summer. I hope that you'll have the opportunity to... More 

Maryland
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I stayed at the Rizzo Conference Center, located in McClean Hall, for four nights in connection with a week-long course at the UNC - Kenan-Flagler Business School. The conference center is a remarkably short distance by taxi from the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) airport. We arrived in the late morning, and despite the 3PM check-in time, the front desk happily checked us... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear CDobyns - Thank you very much for the kind and thoughtful remarks about our property. We take a great deal of pride in providing an authentic experience with genuine hospitality and service. The gentleman you mentioned, Joseph, is our Director of Food and Beverage and a wonderful ambassador for the property. It's great that you were able to see... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 6 days on a training course . Beautiful surroundings and excellent facilities - especially the gym . Food is gods if not exceptional and the room was generally great - though the shower could be eratic . The location is someway out of town but they run an excellent shuttle bus

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Tractorboy59: Thank you for sharing your experience and the kind words about the property. We hope to see you again in the future. Best Regards, Brent More 

Hong Kong, China
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77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stayed there for two nights during my recent visit to UNC Chapel Hill. The hotel actually belongs to the UNC Business School. Overall, the hotel is more like a conference center than an actual hotel. Tried to get a room on the 2nd floor and avoid the ones in the basement. I stayed in the basement one and it was... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Dear Antony_Yiu: Thank you for staying with us sharing your experience. We do offer a shuttle from the parking lot up to the hotel. Let me apologize if we did not offer this service to you during your visit. I'm very pleased to say that we'll be adding another parking lot as part of our on-going expansionan and this lot... More 

Chattanooga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Staff is fantastic! Hotel is so clean and well decorated. Guest pantry is a very nice touch. Hummus and pita in the sports bar is extremely good! Convenient to UNC. One exit away on I-40 is a great shopping mall. Also many restaurants close by. Starbucks, Firehouse Subs. You must also eat at Brixx which is within walking distance or... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice remarks about our property. I was very pleased to see that you not only had a good experience here at Rizzo, but our community as well. We're very proud of our setting and the community in which many of us live and work. Warm Regards, Brent Haste More 

eclarkebu
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Rizzo exceeded my expectations in just about every way. The facilities are wonderful, the staff is very friendly, and the location is perfect. Would be nice if it was actually on UNC's campus, but the shuttle to downtown Chapel Hill more than makes up for it. The hotel has snack pantries throughout the halls - they were a wonderful touch... More 

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Brent H, General Manager at Rizzo Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful words about the staff and our property. It is certianly our goal to exceed expectations with every encounter and I was delighted to see your comments. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Chapel Hill. Best Regards, Brent Haste More 

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