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Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1901 Emmet St, Route 29 South, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel through Hotwire. The room was around $100 with tax and it was not worth it. The hotel is shabby and out-dated. The bathroom left a lot to be desired. My tv remote didn't work, the air conditioning unit made a terrible noise, and I couldn't get the sliding glass door to close. I could have complained... More

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Florissant, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Very pleased with Carol-Manager friendly,cooperate services from these following employees. A. Carolyn your HOTEL MANAGER-- always ready answered all questions related to food services, health issues, travel information about the services. Great patience..Thanks! 2. Rasoul- transportation driver for the company van. thanks safe driver!!

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you next time! More

Clarksburg, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can't say enough good about this place. Staff is WONDERFUL!! From check in, restaurant, room service, & check out- everyone was awesome! Rates were good, service was great, pool area nice, room service prices reasonable & food was yummy!

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comments. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! More

Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to stay here for a couple of days while attending a conference. Staff were friendly and accomodating, and very helpful in giving directions and recommending places of interest.. Rooms were decent and clean very well. Overall, I have no complaints, however, I would recommend that they implement a shuttle service to the area malls located up and down Emmet... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Dear needabrake31, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your time at the hotel, and look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Ben J Case Manager IHGCare More

Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take our three daughters on a last minute trip to Charlottesville, VA to visit Monticello and UVA. The hotel staff was very friendly and made us feel very comfortable. There was nothing special about the room - it was a typical hotel room. Nothing great and not terrible. I did like the location as it was close... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Dear LJMQZ, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your time at the hotel, and look forward to serving you in the future. Sincerely, Ben J Case Manager IHGCare More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It is marked as 3 star hotel. But when we get in the room, it smell bad, it feels like a 1 star hotel. The wall paper is peeling off. The toilet seat has burned mark on it, the bath tub is very old, have marks on it. The towers are stiff. The bathroom fan is not working. Overall, just... More

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful feedback. From these comments, we were able to identify the guest room and address the issues you referenced. Further, we have reviewed our guest room preventative maintenance and cleaning inspection processes to ensure such a room does not fall through the cracks again. This room will be among the first redecorated later this summer. We... More

Oak Hill, VA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed here with friends, had a total of 4 rooms. The rooms, while not anything fancy or super special, were clean, and that's what matters. The best thing was that there is an excellent patio area with a ton of chairs and lounge chairs, perfect for visiting with friends. The kids were able to swim, and it was right... More

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you had a clean room and enjoyed our patio and pool area. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed our proximity to UVA and other local attractions. We are looking forward to a guest room redecoration later this Summer. After which, we expect you will find our rooms to be special and fancy!... More

Waynesboro, VA
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This hotel has had a lot of work over the years. It has become a great hotel. Its conveniently located to UVA as well as restaurants. There is a grocery store right across the street. This hotel also has a bar area.

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you appreciate our proximity to UVA and great restaurants. We invite all of our guests to experience our own Emmet's restaurant and lounge. We also appreciate that you noticed work that the hotel has completed in recent years. We look forward to additional improvements to the hotel beginning this Summer. Come back to check... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had to go to Charlottesville last weekend and ended up staying in the Holiday Inn. It was in a great location on Rt 29 near the local mall, lots of restaurants and close to downtown. The staff were very helpful and friendly and the hotel was clean and organized. The room was large and everything worked well. The internet was... More

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome comments. Our guest rooms are among the largest in the city and we recently made upgrades to our complimentary high speed internet access. We are glad you noticed. And we are pleased to hear you experienced helpful and friendly service. Our team members pride themselves on their southern hospitality, while helping guests to feel at home.... More

Seaford, Delaware
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
15 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Recently stayed at this HI near the college. Older, but recently remodeled. Very clean and very hospitable staff. Enjoyed the hotel and outdoor pool. We had a room at the end of the hall that was odd shaped. It had a gigantic foyer/hall extension upon entering the room. It was like they had forgotten this part of the hotel in... More

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Our great team works hard to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere for our guests. We are glad to hear you appreciate our efforts. In fact, the corner room described is large and unique! And we see the opportunity that you did. We will begin renovating those corner rooms later this summer to create new suites. We invite you to... More

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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area

Address: 1901 Emmet St, Route 29 South, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Welcome to the Holiday Inn Charlottesville Hotel- University Area and Conference Center. Our hotel is conveniently located on (Route 29) Emmet Street. The University of Virginia is located within one mile of the hotel. Nearby attractions include the University of Virginia, Monticello, Ashlawn-Highland, Wineries, Michie Tavern, Montpelier, and various boutique shops and galleries. Nearby companies and government offices include State Farm Regional Office, GE -Fanuc, Northrop Grumman, Lexi-Nexis, Klockner, Sprint, PRA, National Ground Intelligence Center, J.A.G. School, UVA Health Systems, and Biotage Technologies. Our newly renovated, spacious rooms include free high speed wireless Internet. We also offer a business center, fitness facility, pay per view movies, coffee/ tea makers, room service, guest laundry, free USA Today on the weekdays and complimentary shuttle service to the Charlottesville Airport. During your stay we invite you to dine at our Lobby Cafe'. We are the ideal location for your wedding, banquet, meeting or any special event. The Holiday Inn University area offers facilities to accommodate up to 300 people, with over 4,900 square feet of meeting space. Let our expert staff work for you in accommodating your every need. ... more   less 
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