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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014
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Waynesboro, VA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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

South Hill
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here to be near a relative in the hospital. The room was clean and comfortable and the staff was nice. There were plenty of places to eat and shop around the hotel and it was only minutes away from UVA and the hospital. We would definitely stay here again.

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

Thanks for your great feedback! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Our proximity to great, UVA, many tourist attractions, shopping, and restaurants are valued by many of our guests. In addition to so many other retail and eateries, the new upscale Shops at Stonefield boasts great shopping, a movie theater, great restaurants and is right across the... More

Baltimore, MD
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

the room was pretty clean, beds were not so comfortable. there was nothing special about the hotel or the room so i thought it was a bit over priced. i also would have liked a free breakfast, but you had to pay unfortunately

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

Thank you for taking for taking the time to provide this feedback. While our team works hard to deliver a great stay experience for our guests, we are looking forward to a guest room redecoration this summer to increase our guest's value perception. We also invite our guests to reserve the popular Best-4-Breakfast Package, which includes a full hot breakfast... More

florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Stayed here for the second time (prior visit in 2008), and saw noticeable improvements. Rooms, lobby, bar area, etc. All nicely upgraded. Very comfortable stay if visiting the Univ of Virginia and Charlottesville. Would stay here again.

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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 comfortable stay, that is certainly one of our most important goals. And we are glad to hear that you found us convenient to the University and other attractions in the Charlottesville area. And we are excited that past improvements were well received. We are optimistic that you will enjoy the improvements that... More

Nassau, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The room was clean and pretty nice, except the phone and two of the lights were not working. Didn't ask to change room since we were only staying one night. There were two buses full of HS students checking in after us, so I guess this place tends to cater to travelling school events. The hotel is located near restaurants... More

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

We are happy to hear that you found us convenient to shopping and restaurants (most notably our own Emmet's restaurant). While we occasionally host some student groups, most of guests our families (leisure) and corporate travelers; so we work hard to ensure that our hotel would meet your needs! We are very sorry that that we did not ensure that... More

Greenwich, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

we had a room around the corner in a nook. despite a bachelor's party in the main hall, we never heard a sound even though it was a Friday night and the hotel was full. breakfast was a choice of buffet or full service either of which was excellent.b

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

Thank you for this valued feedback. Our team is dedicated to delivering great service to every guest and we are glad that your stay reflects our effort. We are especially glad to hear that you enjoyed our Holiday Inn Best-for-Breakfast experience. You can even reserve a special rate stay that includes breakfast! More

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We booked through Hotels.com and were placed in a smoking room. They said they had nothing else available and they would not issue a credit or refund for the second night so that we could move elsewhere. The room was in the basement and disconnected from the main part of the hotel. Dirty, dingy and horribly stinky. Nor was our... More

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

We are sorry for your experience. I will work with our Housekeeping leadership to ensure our smoking rooms are in better shape and the smoke smell cleared after each guest departure. We are looking forward to guest room redecoration projects beginning later this summer to all rooms, that will especially upgrade our few smoking rooms. Additionally, we encourage guests to... More

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I came down to Virginia for a lacrosse game. I was impressed with the staff from the start. I told them that there was a glitch in the dates that I reserved and Mike the manager solved the issue in about 30 seconds. I also needed to check in early, Again, not an issue, solved immediately. When I arrived, there... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with valued feedback. Our team works very hard to provide great service to our guests and your review affirms their effort. Thank you especially for acknowledging Mike, one of our valued team leaders. Accommodating special requests is our pleasure and we are happy you found your stay satisfying. To enhance the... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 170
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