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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greenlawn, NY
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Wilmington this summer and my second stay at this location. I came back because the staff was great, friendly, and helpful. I've been in town visiting a sick relative. The staff asked me how my relative was doing and offered to help in any way. I truly believe they would have accommodated any request... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank You for your kind words and positive review of the property. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Steve More 

Michigan
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know if this is a promotional thing or what, but they served free pancakes in the dining area from 8 PM - midnight. I mean, I don't get it, but it was appreciated by my family! Outdoor pool was very nice, our stay was very quiet, everything was clean. A few hiccups: Both key cards stopped working early... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thanks for the positive review of our property. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Steve More 

Richmond, Virginia
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76 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for 3 nights to drop my friend's daughter off at UNCW....as was every other person staying here, and it was packed the whole weekend. The location of this hotel is great. The parking is ample. The pool is ok (the chaise lounges have dark brown plastic strips which are hot as hell....who came up with that bright... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, it is through comments like yours that we can improve. We will work hard to earn back your business. Steve More 

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location with many shops nearby. You are about 15 mins from Wrightsville beach to hotel. Very good staff always friendly and received upgrade when I arrived. Room was clean and plenty of room. Nice and quite on forth floor. Would stay again.

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thanks you for taking the time to review our property. We are looking forward to your next visit. Steve More 

North Carolina
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71 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Several of my girlfriends decided to go to Wilmington to shop and see the sights together. We had a great time. The hotel was clean and convenient to the places we wanted to go. The staff was accommodating and helped us with places to dine and shop. We stayed two to a room and it worked out fine. I will... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for the positive review of our property. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Steve More 

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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed here for a family reunion and everyone had a great time. The hotel was nice and clean. The hotel staff was very nice and accommodating. ( especially Countrel) We had game night on the lobby and we pretty loud at times and they staff did not complain. The breakfast was much better than some hotels ive stayed at.... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for the positive review of our property. I'm pleased that your family reunion went well, hope to see you again soon. Steve More 

Crestline, Ohio
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We reserved at the last minute using a combination of a web site for last minute deals and Trip Advisor (for reviews). We knew check in wasn't until 3 p.m., but showed up closer to 2 p.m. The girl at the front was more than helpful and got us into our room quickly. She was also great at explaining the... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for the positive review of our property. I'm pleased that you mentioned the staff, as I believe they make all the difference. Steve. More 

Durham, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Hotel staff were all very polite and helpful, however, the room was very disappointing. The AC did not work properly, the carpeting felt wet all the time, our bathing suits wouldn't even dry over night, if anything they were wetter the next day. The temps were very high outside and it was extremely humid, there was no relief in... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is through comments like yours that we can improve. Thank you for mentioning our staff as they make all the difference. Steve More 

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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Although a little bit out of the main areas, this is a good hotel with handy access to Malls and restaurants , some of which are in walking distance from the hotel. It has the usual very friendly & helpful staff that you get with most Holiday inns in the US

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I'm pleased that you mentioned the staff here as I believe they make all the difference. Steve More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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120 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Upon check-in, we were greeted by a friendly woman and checked in quickly. The room was clean and in good condition. The pool was large but we didn't get a chance to make it out there during our stay. The bed was uncomfortable and tough on my back. The air conditioner vent made a loud metal scraping noise all night,... More 

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I have shared your comments with the maintenance staff so they can address the issue with the ac unit. Steve More 

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