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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 #13 of 16 Hotels in Chapel Hill
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  • Location
    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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Richmond, Virginia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

After looking at other reviews I wonder if we were at the same motel. I stayed at this location 10 years ago and decided never again. But we were told it was updated and re done. Well our room was the same dated Holiday Inn era furnishings, musty smell, bathroom ceiling so low that my husband could barely stand in... 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. It sounds like you may have stayed in one of our Standard rooms. We have recently renovated and refurbished over half of our rooms and they are available in the Deluxe room package that also includes a complimentary continental breakfast. I sincerely apologize for any lapse in customer service that you may have... More

Audubon, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We get a huge bang for our buck at this INN. We have a child attending Duke University. This INN is so well located and the pricing for their rooms make it a joy to travel. The rooms are clean, spacious and well maintained. I love love this facility. Clean bright beautiful and a joy to come back to after... More

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

Thank you for your kind words! It's wonderful to hear from guests that are here visiting Durham and Duke University. Not many people realize how close we are to Durham, but we are just minutes from the city limits, 7 miles from Duke and 8 miles from downtown Durham. The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region is blessed with having multiple world-class universities... More

Tennille, Georgia, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stayed here for research trip. No elevator, so please request a first floor room if you stay for any length of time. Time out next door is place to go. They have a variety of sandwiches and a very good southern style buffet. Local beer on tap.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are a great hotel option in Chapel Hill for anyone visiting the university and not just because of our close proximity to campus. I hope you were able to take advantage of our free daytime shuttle to avoid searching for parking. With the exception of football game days and select special events,... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We spent three nights at this establishment two weeks ago, and we have stayed here on past visits to Chapel Hill because the hotel is in an excellent location, and very comfortable and affordable. This year's visit had one little hiccup, the maid service was non-existent on one day, and only partial on another. There were no managers on duty... More

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

Thank you for your excellent feedback and hotel tips for other guests. It's always great to resolve any hiccup that might occur during your stay and your thoughtful response to our resolution is just the cherry on top! Our management and service staff at the Chapel Hill University Inn take extra care to make guests feel welcome and comfortable through... 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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