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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center

2.5 of 5 160 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here since 1998 and have enjoyed it and the staff. I use this brand in many locations as well; other locations outperform this one. A shout out to Rhonda who runs the breakfast weekdays. She has done a consistently excellent job over the years. And the man doing it on weekends does a tremendous job trying to... More 

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

Thank you World H, for taking the time to write us a review. We truly apologize for the mishaps you have noticed over the years. We hope to bring our hotel back up to your expectations. We strive daily to bring a clean comfortable hotel that all our guest love. We will be addressing the concerns you have and will... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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246 reviews 246 reviews
22 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed here over the weekend. We were down for a battle reenactment at Fort Fisher and it was not very far from the hotel location. The hotel is between some car dealerships and you have to look for it. It is also close to the University and restaurants. Upon arrival we were upgraded to a suite. Nice King size bed... More 

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

Barbara B. Thank you for the great review! We truly appreciate hearing from all our valued guest. We strive daily to provide a great hotel that our guest will love. We hope we made you trip to Fort Fisher more enjoyable. We hope to see you next time you are in the area. All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager More 

Howell, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night while visiting UNCW. Typical HI Express- simple, clean, friendly staff. Breakfast was good - cereal, oatmeal, bread/muffins/bagels, pancakes, yogurt, fruit (bananas and apples), coffee, tea, juice, milk. Check in was quick and easy, hotel is very centrally located and only a 5 min drive from UNCW. Free wifi in the room worked well too.... More 

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

Thank you Trac4 for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We love hearing from our valued guest. We are so pleased to hear we met all you expectations of our hotel and our wonderful Holiday Inn Express brand. We hope to see you during your next trip to Wilmington. Until next time, Steve Janoski General Manager More 

Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I stayed here on December 31st and departed the next morning. The front desk recommended hieronymus restaurant for the seafood and enclosed 10% coupon. It was an OK recommendation. There were a lot of cookies in the lobby and fruit at night. New Years day breakfast was great. It quiet and the breakfast bar lady was prompt with getting everything... More 

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

Thank you SailingPanda for the Great Review! We hope you are enjoying your New Year! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us over the holiday. We strive daily to provide a great hotel that all our guest will love. We hope to see you next time you are in the Wilmington area. Thank you again,... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Was in town for a college graduation ceremony and opted to stay at this hotel. Great choice! For starters it's literally right down the road (within 2 miles) of UNCW and it's easy to get to from out of town and easy to get to the Market St./Front St. area. Wrightsville Beach is a short drive from this location, too.... More 

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

Thank you Bouyscout for the fantastic review and recommendation! There is no greater reward to us than our valued guest recommendation. We strive to provide a great hotel that all our guest will love. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Smart Start breakfast! As well as the complimentary upgrade. We all hope to see you in the future... More 

Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The people at the check in desk were barely civil. The hotel appeared to only have one luggage carrier for the whole hotel - and by the way, no one cared that only one was available. An advertised happy hour left a lot to be desired. The worst part, however, was that the room was not clean. No bed bugs,... More 

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

Thank you Susan G for the review. I sincerely apologize for the sub par experience you had while staying with us, as well as the Manager Reception on Tuesday. We strive to provide a great hotel that is safe , clean and comfortable for all our guest. We do hope to see you again. Until then take care, Steve Janoski... More 

Durham, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I was greeted with a smile upon check in...would have like a smile and some warm chocolate chip cookies lol but so far so good my room is very clean, bathroom is great, beds a little firm but over all I would stay here again. Very close to everything, literally behind a Walmart(walking distance). Oh and I'm 10-15 mins away... More 

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

T.M. Thank you for the GREAT Review!! We truly love hearing from our guest!! We are so pleased to know you enjoyed our hotel but also our location! We hope to see you next time your in Wilmington for the beach and warm cookies. All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager More 

Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If your visiting UNCW this is a great location, as for me I use to live in Wilmington so I know my way around and stay here due to its price value. Its the same as any other Holiday Inn Express just expect a little bit of a rowdy crowd at time as this is a collage area hotel that... More 

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

Thank you Rick M for the great Review! We love hearing from our valued guest. We strive to provide a clean comfortable hotel for everyone. We apologize for the rowdy crowd you may have encountered during your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit to Wilmington! Thank you once again, Steve Janoski General Manager More 

Hillsborough, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here while visiting relatives for Thxgiving. Room was clean, quiet, we got a great rate and housekeeping staff were wonderful--especially Adele. Location was conveniently located just off main drag.

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

Thank you V W for the great review!!! We strive daily to provide a great hotel that all our valued guest love. We are so pleased to hear Adele could make your stay more enjoyable. We hope to see you for your future trips to Wilmington NC!! All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Spent a couple of nights here while on business in Wilmington. The hotel is in a great location and close to lots of restaurants. It's easy to find and to get in and out of. The staff was great and the rooms, and the entire hotel, was very clean and comfortable. I'll definitely stay here again.

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

Greg M, Thank you for the Fantastic Review!! We are so glad you in enjoyed your stay with us and we could make your business trip that much more enjoyable. We strive to meet all our guest expectations and love hearing about our valued guest experiences. We hope to see you next you are in Wilmington!! All the best, Steve... More 

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Address: 160 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
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Holiday Inn Express And Suites
Holiday Inn Express Wilmington
Holiday Inn Wilmington
Wilmington Holiday Inn
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#15 Family Hotel in Wilmington
#18 Business Hotel in Wilmington

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