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Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia

105 N. Emmet St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Virginia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have observed the Cavalier Inn for years, and some years have been better than others. But now it is a great place to stay, don't let the modest price fool you. PERFECT for summer parent orientation, since the shuttle to the Grounds is a 2 minute walk from the hotel and you can walk from the main part of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have booked her many times previously, so I know that the Cavalier Inn is not a 4 star property, rather about a 2 star. With that being said, the location is the BEST in town. It is located within walking, or a short car ride distance to UVA and the Downtown Area. The hotel has seem a few upgrades... More 

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Fairborn, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Cavalier Inn due to it's proximity to the John Paul Jones arena - for a concert we were attending. We read many reviews on the hotel with negative comments about this or that criteria but we experienced none of those. Parking was convenient and adequate even though the hotel was fully booked. Nice... More 

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Eastern Shore of Virginia, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stay at the Cavalier Inn when we visit Charlottesville. Full American breakfast daily, friendly helpful staff, and perfect location! Check-in, park your car, and walk around campus, catch a bus downtown, or walk to the "Corner" area to discover a wonderful variety of shops and restaurants. The staff can answer any question about the area and even give... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only positive about this hotel is its location to the UVA campus. It is within walking distance of everything on campus. Otherwise this place is a dump. The front desk staff was very unhelpful for a variety of issues. We needed an extra blanket. They called housekeeping but the blanket never came. I asked if I could just have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel staff are friendly, the complimentary breakfast was good, the hotel is "pet-friendly", and the place was clean. However, for approx. 100 rooms, there are only 2 designated handicapped parking spaces, and they are always full. In addition, the hotel van is always parked under the drive-through, which makes it difficult for more than one car to pull up... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was attending a parent orientation at UVA do this hotel was perfect! It was just what I needed. The bus stop was behind the hotel so I did not have to move my car anywhere! Sat night time I walked just a few minutes to the restaurants and shops. The hotel was clean and the staff friendly. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real deal, this hotel located just across from UVA is all about the Cavaliers. Although an older building, the rooms are nice, the staff is very friendly and the spirit of UVA is evident at each turn. Cavalier Inn will always be our first choice.

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Sumter, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are paying for location. The hotel is old and musty. It needs to be refurbished. You can only spray so much bleach and slap so many coats of paint on the hotel. The staff was very nice. The breakfast was very good, but a few youth baseball teams were staying at the hotel and they hit the bar like... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great if you want to be near the campus. But, as others have said, it's an outdated motel spiffed up a little. The quality of the bedding is below that of places like Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn Express. The beds had a waterproof mattress pad that crackled when you moved. The safe in our room was... More 

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