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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   160 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403
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Ranked #16 of 43 Hotels in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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93 reviews 93 reviews
22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This Holiday Inn Express appears to be a rebadged larger hotel. It was clean and fairly updated. It has a large breakfast area that was constantly updated by a three person team, yay! There is a nice, large outdoor pool. This was a good stopping point on our travels. Wilmington, NC has a lot to offer. Check out the downtown... More

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

Thank you Casual Traveler for the 4 Star review! We strive for excellence and love hearing from our valued guest when we meet their expectations! Hope to see you again soon. Thank you again, Steve Janoski General Manager More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The front desk staff and the staff that serve breakfast were fantastic-- very customer focused and friendly. However, the room was dark and dingy and way less than expected for the price. Overall, a disappointment.

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

Thank you familytravelsrfun for the review. We truly appreciate your stay with us, we apologoze that we did not meet you standards for the room. Hope to see you in the future! Kindest Regards, Steve Janoski General Manager More

Davidson, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We liked this hotel a lot, as our first time staying at a hotel on vacation with our 4 month old baby. It's got comfy rooms, an awesome breakfast from 6-10 am, and a good size outdoor pool. It's near many things you would want to be near, like the beach, restaurants, attractions, but it's also tucked away off a... More

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

Thank you Amanda M! We are so glad to hear you loved your stay with us! We apologize for the inconvenience you encountered we will be addressing that issue right away. We hope to see you and your family again! More

Indian Trail, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I stayed here for 2 weeks in July 2014 and couldn't be happier with my stay. Literally everything the hotel could have done to make my stay the best, they did. From the moment I checked in, to the time I ran into housekeeping in the hallway or when I had a mechanical issue with my room or needed help... More

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

Thank you for the wonderful review! We love hearing from our valued guest! Guest like you are the reason we love having a great hotel! Hope to see you in the future. All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Clean hotel and decent breakfast. However, if you value your sleep this May not be the best place for you. I was kept up with my eight year old by kids running up and down the stairwell at 10:30 at night. I tried to call front desk several times, NO ANSWER! Next morning around 7:45 woken up my lawn mowers,... More

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

Thank you for the 3 Star Review! We do apologize for the inconvenience you encountered during your stay with us. We take our guest feedback very seriously, and will be addressing the concerns. We do hope to see you in the future. Thank you again, Steve Janoski General Manager More

Charlotte, NC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Came on an overnight business trip. The hotel is close to the highway. COSTCO, Sam's Club, Walmart are all in close proximity if looking to do some quick shopping. Also free breakfast. Plenty of restaurants are all accessible via S College (Outback, Chili's, Wendy's).Spacious room with 2 Queen sized beds, desk, fridge and microwave. Even the bathroom was larger than... 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 great review, we are centrally located and have an awesome staff committed to serving are guests and that’s what it's all about for the travelers. Steve More

Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed here one night just before Hurricane Arthur ( we had been camping at Carolina Beach state park). The location is very convenient to UNCW. The staff was all very very nice and friendly - every one we passed in the hall, the lady handling the breakfast, front desk, etc. We always stay at Holiday inn suites, and this... More

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

Thank you for the wonderful "5 Star Review". We are so glad you stay with us, hope Arthur didn't ruining your camping trip completely. We hope to see you and ypur family for your future trips to Wilmington, NC! Best Wishes, Steve Janoski More

Jonesville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Clean Rooms and very friendly and helpful staff ( Thanks Meagan ) Good breakfast ,as usual :-) The staff kept the breakfast items well stocked and were very quick to help you. Well greeted at check in and check out. Very professional and courteous with out that "fakeness" like "this is just my job" Just a few minutes from Wrightsville... More

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

Greetings, I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay, we are driven to provide exceptional service to all our guests and its' nice to hear you noticed. I'm happy you mentioned Megan at the front desk as she is new to our team and already making an impact on our guests. Looking forward to your next visit... Steve More

RAMSEUR
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The room was nice and clean. The staff was very helpful, friendly, and accommodating. Very pleasurable stay. We utilizes most all the amenities the hotel had to offer and were not disappointed with any of them. The buffet breakfast was tasty and plentiful. Complimentary coffee, tea, and ice water are always available at the front desk area. This hotel has... 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 believe that are people make all the difference. I'm pleased to hear that you had time to utilize all the amenities that the hotel had to offer, after all they are there for you. Looking forward to your next visit... Steve More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Was in town for my nephew's wedding. The stay was exceptional from check-in to check-out. The staff were caring, courteous professionals. The property was clean and the amenities plentiful. I traveled with my niece and her two young children (2 & 5 yrs). The staff were so helpful and accommodating, even when the kids' behavior was not the best. I... 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. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, traveling with small children is always an adventure. We understand that our people make all the difference. 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*
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