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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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  • 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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Denver, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

We stayed here while visiting UNCW with our 2 teens. Great location. Lighted, safe parking lot. Looked newly updated. Friendly staff. Fitness center has 2 treadmills, although one was not working, one elliptical, 1cycle, bench, free weights, medicine balls. Needs a fan. Breakfast had a good variety and lots of seating. Our room was updated with new tile and granite... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear jj1smith, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property! I appreciate that you left such clear comments about what you did and did not enjoy during your stay, and I was very glad to hear that we impressed you overall. We appreciate knowing the things that please you as well as those areas that... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011 via mobile

My fiancee & I came to this hotel from the one on 5032 Market street, (never stay @ that one) & reserved a suite w/a jacuzzi. The suite was very clean & comfortable. We truly enjoyed our stay @ this hotel the clerks were very friendly, & truly pleasant. The breakfast was exalent. A great variety to choose from. The... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear jsgoods, Thank you for choosing to spend your Valentine's Day weekend with us, and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! We appreciate hearing such wonderful comments from our guests and hope that we will always be your hotel of choice in Wilmington, NC. I will pass your remarks about the excellent customer service you received along to our staff.... More 

iluvcisle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

We stayed here 2 nights in early January and could not be more pleased with the quality and cleanliness of the room Had a 2 room king size suite which allowed one of us to sleep in and the other to watch TV in the living room. The entire suite and bathroom were immaculate, the beds and pillows comfortable, and... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear iluvcisle, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our hotel! I am so glad to read so many good things about your stay, and hope that other TripAdvisor members will find your review to be just as informative as I did. I, too, LOVE the king suites. Having a luxurious king-sized bed in a private... More 

Macon, North Carolina
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245 reviews 245 reviews
110 hotel reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2011

Close to UNCW,airport,nearby downtown and Wrightsville Beach,many,many shopping and dining choices in immediate area,this is a great location. Daniel welcomed us pleasantly and efficiently at the front desk to begin an enjoyable stay at this hotel. We were upgraded to a jacuzzi suite because of our status as Platinum Ambassadors with Intercontinental hotels. Everything was clean,the room was quiet,except for... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear kingfather, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor! We truly appreciate hearing such specific details about what we're doing correctly. I am glad that you enjoy staying with us, and we value the relationships that you've created with various members of our staff. When we get to know our guests' stories, it starts to... More 

Summerville, SC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

we stayed in the jacuzzi suite for a relaxing night along our trip. the suite was pretty nice. we got a really good deal because of our platinum membership with holiday inn. at regular price, i wouldn't say it is worth the money. positives: great area, safe, comfy bed and pillows, good breakfast! negatives: old TV's- i would expect a... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear scjulie11, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. Thank you also for being loyal to Holiday Inn Express and other IHG properties, and for maintaining your Platinum Elite status with the Priority Club Rewards program! I am glad that you enjoyed most aspects of the suite that you stayed in while... More 

Hayes, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

We stayed here for three nights this past Thanksgiving Holiday. Got there on Wednesday and left for home Saturday Morning. The suite we stayed in was perfectly sized and nicely arranged that allowed for family to come by and visit and then privacy for me and my husband while our teenage daughter could talk late on her phone in her... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear ASmithHutchison, Thank you for taking your time to review our property! We enjoyed having your family as our guest over the Thanksgiving holiday! I truly enjoyed reading your review - everything was either very positive or offered as constructive feedback. Information like what you have provided us with will help us to continue to enhance the "guest experience" at... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

Great staff at this hotel and that means a lot for a road weary traveler! Chris at the front desk is wonderful! Marc and Rebecca were very helpful with recommendations on restaurants and activities in the area. Kasonya recommended a good fishing location (but didn’t tell me the secret to catching the fish!!) Maria was wonderful at cleaning my room!... More 

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear mstravelsalot08, Thank you for your stellar review of our hotel! My staff and I truly enjoyed getting to know you while you stayed with us, and I am glad that we could make you feel like part of our "family" while you were attending to your work in Wilmington. We count ourselves very lucky to have people on our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010 via mobile

The service was horribale they had really bad additudes i had dirty towels in the bathroom and i drank milk that taste soo sour

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WilmingtonNC1, Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Dear paigemathew, Thank you for taking your time to write a review of our hotel. I am glad that our location was good for you! I apologize that you did not have an overall good experience while you were with us. I would like to have the opportunity to discuss the review you posted of our hotel with you. Please... More 

93274
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

I was very pleased with the Holiday Inn Express. The room was very clean and up to date. It was very quiet also. The free breakfast in the morning, was quite tasty with a wide variety of food choices. I definately recommend this motel to travelers who want something close by the airport and attractions. They also provide free shuttle... More 

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

Dear calicath, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of our property. We are so glad that we could provide so many little conveniences (i.e., complimentary airport shuttle) for you during your stay and that you found our location to be in the center of everything you desired to do while you were in Wilmington.... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

I was the speaker at a recent conference. Conference room was nice, service during set up/break down, etc. was great. King room was comfortable (also had a roll away bed brought in) and breakfast was very good. Dinning room staff were alittle overwhelmed by the number of people there for the conference.

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

Dear grands2travel, Thank you for your wonderful review of our hotel! We realize how much easier it makes it for those involved with an event when things go "just right" at the hotel and it certainly sounds as if we were able to make that happen for you! I'm glad that you found your accommodations comfortable and that you enjoyed... 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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#16 Family Hotel in Wilmington
#18 Business Hotel in Wilmington

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