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Chapel Hill University Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Winterville
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't know who these people are that left good reviews or what kind of places they usually stay at, but this hotel is horrible. I only gave it 2 stars because the girl at the front desk was very nice. When my first room smelled of filth and smoke, she kindly changed my room. The second room wasn't smoky,... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here recently to go to a UNC game and the Dean Smith memorial and the location is fantastic. It's located near shopping, restaurants and close to campus and the Dean Dome. The rooms were very clean, the beds are comfortable and we enjoyed our stay. The rooms had a mini-fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. The lobby is great... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us over the incredibly special weekend of the Dean Smith Memorial. It has been a bittersweet time for all of us in Chapel Hill. We mourned the passing of our hometown legend, Coach Dean Smith, but we also happily welcomed back alumni, Carolina Lettermen and Smith friends and family for some very heart-felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed at this hotel multiple times now, as a matter of fact, we only stay here when we visit Chapel Hill! I would HIGHLY recommend this hotel. The exterior of the hotel is deceiving as the insides of the rooms have been redone very nicely. We have stayed in each type of room they have... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

What a great review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback means so much our team and I'll share your kind words with them. We work very hard to give our guests a great experience and that's what makes them come back over and over, again. Our 2 Room Suite is a fabulous option for guests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very clean and comfortable setting....excellent customer service....comfortable beds....spacious rooms...nice part of town...good pricing...close to the Dean Dome...close to restaurants...restaurant on site

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Zac and Mel, YOU are awesome! I'm so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for sharing your feedback. I love the comprehensive list of benefits to staying with the Chapel Hill University Inn. It’s truly our pleasure to offer clean, comfortable rooms at an affordable rate in an excellent location. I hope you were... More 

Washington, DC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there last weekend for two nights to attend a UNC basketball game. What was great ... the room rate was about $70 per night in the recently renovated rooms. Everyone we spoke to was incredibly nice and helpful. They told us how to get the Chapel Hill shuttle bus to the game from a nearby mall. The bed... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review us in an effort to improve our processes and celebrate our successes. As a seasoned traveler and TripAdvisor contributor, we highly value your opinion! It means a lot that you enjoyed our customer service, location, furnishings and value. We have a great team and I will share your comments with them, even... More 

New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has been a diamond in the rough for my family. We stayed her last March and was by far the closest and least expensive near UNC Chapel Hill. The staff were excellent and provided the personal touch. We love the Carolina blue in the lobby. Keep up the great work.

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. A “Diamond in the Rough” is one of the greatest compliments we could imagine. We are proudly one of the closest accommodations to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and we love hosting all of the wonderful university visitors that come to town. Don’t let the Carolina Blue fool you –... More 

asheville,nc
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163 reviews 163 reviews
56 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Headed to the mountains from outer banks. Needed a place to rest after driving. This place was perfect. Room was awesome, clean and very comfortable! Had a refrig and microwave plus a coffee pot. Wished I could have stayed longer to enjoy the area and the hotel. Front desk was very friendly. I had not one single problem. Rate was... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us on your way to the mountains! We are so lucky in Chapel Hill to be nestled between a gem like the Outer Banks and the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. It is definitely worth a return trip to our area to explore all that we have to offer! Our... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stay here a couple of times a year for weekend getaways. We actually got married in the hotel's ballroom for the convenience of the amenities and the affordable pricing. There is an attached sports bar which we have closed several times at the wee hour of midnight. It's close to UNC and Frankin Street and there... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is such a treat for us to be able to meet couples that were married in the Ballrooms here at the hotel. It must be truly special to be able to return from time to time to your wedding venue for a weekend getaway! Thank you for your comments about our comfortable... More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a huge fan of this hotel, especially for those on a budget. They have excellent specials year-round. There is a restaurant on-site. The staff are very courteous, and there are UNC imagery in the lobby. Plan to budget $40 for round-trip cab fare to Franklin St and the University if you plan on drinking at all.

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are huge fans of you too! We are so pleased to be able to offer affordable accommodations with a variety of benefits like clean, spacious rooms, an onsite bar/grill, and an excellent location. You really get a good bang for your buck. That is great advice about cab fare to downtown Franklin Street!... More 

New York City, New York
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18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a New Year's Eve Party at the Inn, so the convenience of it all was perfect. We upgraded to a "renovated" room, which was just okay. As a designer, I am always on the lookout. There were some aesthetic issues that raised my eyebrow, such as the bubbling wall paper, chipped furniture, lack of convenient outlets, the dingy duvet... More 

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ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us over New Years Eve. It’s wonderful when guests attending a special event in the ballrooms can stay here at the hotel. We agree, the convenience is perfect! It’s an added bonus that we also have our onsite bar and grill, Time-Out. I hope you were able to enjoy some of their Southern food specialties... More 

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Address: 1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chapel Hill University Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Chapel Hill University Hotel Chapel Hill
Holiday Inn Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill Holiday Inn
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#8 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill

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