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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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Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Chapel Hill
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Saugerties, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed staying at Chapel Hill University Inn and will stay there every time I visit the area. The staff at the front desk when I was there were wonderful. I believe their names are Shawn and Galin. I had some questions and they were friendly and very helpful. I am looking forward to another visit really soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for one night, and were skeptical when we saw the exterior balcony type entry points to the rooms. Though the building is dated on the exterior, the interior was pleasantly surprising from the lobby to the rooms. The staff was extremely accommodating when fulfilling our request for adjoining rooms. Definitely spring for the "deluxe" room. They... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I plan to stay there on future visits to Chapel Hill. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is good value for the money. From my standpoint, the location is excellent. Microwave ,coffee maker and fridge were appreciated.

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

Dear Richard, Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback. Our staff will be so happy to hear that you thought they were friendly and helpful. That is definitely what we strive for in a guest experience. We try to make every possible accommodation for guest accessibility. When you return to the hotel, feel free to call us... More 

Boone, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel several times now, and other than a little extraneous noise at night the first time I stayed, we have found this hotel to be just fine. It is not the Ritz by any means, but get a bargain on Hotwire (or cheap hotel place of your choice) and it is a great value. It... More 

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

Dear WBWT, Thank you so much for your review. We love hearing from returning guests. Hopefully the Chapel Hill University Inn has become a home away from home for you. So many of our visitors are in town to visit students or conduct business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Because of this we are happy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel may be a bit older, but the upgraded rooms make this stay a great value. Bedding was comfortable, fridge, microwave, and coffee maker were included with the room. I don't recommend the room coffee as it lacked flavor. Drink the coffee in the lobby which is available 24 hours. The included breakfast was modest but very clean and... More 

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

Dear Anita, Thank you for your wonderful review and for your feedback on our Deluxe, recently renovated rooms that include the breakfast package. We love our breakfast hosts, Elizabeth and Ashley, in the Club Level Lounge. They really make a warm, inviting atmosphere, keep the delicious continental breakfast items fresh and plentiful. It’s a great way to start your day!... More 

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a motel-style inn well worth every $. It has a great location, being opposite to a Trader Joe's and shopping with restaurants and cafes. Yes, it is basic accommodation, but the room is cozy and it has a fairly large bathroom. My room overlooks an outdoor pool which was obviously too cold to use in the winter but... More 

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

Dear Steven, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. Your feedback really validates what we try to do at the Chapel Hill University Inn – create a warm, friendly environment, with cozy and comfortable rooms at a great price. I am so glad that you were able to enjoy a courtyard view with your room. Many of... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On short notice, my husband and I recently made a trip to Chapel Hill due to a family emergency. We decided to stay at the Chapel Hill Inn. What a big disappointment! Besides the reasonable price, it wasn't decent at all. The room was dirty! The floor looked as if it hadn't been vacuumed in months, the towels were hard,... More 

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

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are one of the most economical hotel choices in the area and strive to provide exceptional service and quality beyond that. For future reference, all of our rooms have blinder curtains behind the decorative sheers to ensure guest privacy. If any guest has trouble locating these, our front desk is more than... More 

Fort Pierce, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Everything was great, from the room to the breakfast! My partner lost his wallet in the parking lot and everyone, from maintenance to manager was looking for it...the wallet was found. How awesome to have the help and support of all the staff.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. You are awesome and wonderful!!! It is so great that in a situation as stressful as losing a wallet we were able to come together and find it. I am so glad that you enjoyed our Breakfast too. Our Breakfast Hosts do an amazing job at providing delicious food, like hot waffles... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were visiting Chapel Hill as our son is considering attending the University. Hotels are way overpriced (naturally) in this area, but we came across Chapel Hill University Inn and booked it because it was the best bargain by far in town! Hospitality was great, room was clean, beds were comfy, great TV, peaceful night of sleep. We'll definitely stay... More 

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

Thank you for your review! I hope that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill impressed you and your son! We love our Tar Heel Families! Our location is perfect for college visits. Not only are we less than 2 miles from UNC, but we’re just a 15 minute drive to Duke University and a 30 minute drive to... More 

Stone Mountain, Georgia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My daughter and I came to Chapel Hill to visit, and we stayed for three nights over Halloween weekend. The hotel was nice and quiet, even on Halloween night. :) I had breakfast both mornings at the adjacent Timeout sports bar, which was inexpensive and actually pretty decent. (But don't miss Bruegger's Bagels across the street if you have any... More 

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

Thank you for your review! Chapel Hill is such a fun place to visit around any holiday, so I’m glad you got to experience it around Halloween. You are 100% correct – parking in downtown Chapel Hill can be a challenge. That is why we are so happy to offer our free shuttle to downtown Franklin Street, several points of... More 

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Address: 1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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#9 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill

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