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“Enjoyed our Stay” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello

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Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1200 Fifth Street SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902   |  
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This was the fifth hotel on our tour of Virginia and we enjoyed our two night stay very much. We checked in at 2pm. Check-in was quick and efficient - the reception staff were very friendly. Our rooms were on the second floor. They were very clean and comfortable. The hotel provided a great base for our visits to Monticello and Shenandoah. There was also a supermarket nearby so we could easily stock up with chocolate! Breakfast was good. We chose to eat in the restaurant on one evening after a long day of driving. The food was tasty and the service good. Free parking and wi-fi were welcomed as this had not been the case in the other hotels on our tour.
The only down side was the pool which was absolutely freezing!
I would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Saint Petersburg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Clean and updated. Bed was very comfortable. Front desk person had great maps and information about the area. Close to UVA and historic mainstreet. Only seven miles to Monticello. Breakfast was good and moderately priced.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Arlington, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very comfy beds with newly remodeled bathrooms. Room was quiet despite the hotel having near full occupancy. The price was a tad high but a nice location if you have a car to visit Monticello or downtown Charlottesville.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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MAEHOLIDAY, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are so happy you enjoyed you stay. We look forward to seeing you again in Charlottesville.
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42 hotel reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have stayed at several hotels in the area, and this is a good choice. Like most good hotels in this area, it is expensive but worth the extra cost. The rooms were typical of the Holiday Inn chain, and it is located near one of the main streets. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

was so excited for first night of vacation. was so disappointed. they said they were giving us a newly remodeled room. it was almost ok. but then the A/C decided to bang and clank from 1:30am until i fot up at 4am and kicked it and took it apart... and finally had to turn it off and open the window (summer heat), which was right over the entrance (plus you could here interstate traffic). it was one of the worst nights' sleep my family ever got. and when i brought it to the staffs attention at check out, all the guy said was "i'll notify maintenance. thanks for your stay." and turned to help someone else. worst night at a hotel ever and i didn't even got a "sorry." i expected a refund. we won't be back (and we've been going there since 2001 on the way to the beach).

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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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MAEHOLIDAY, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
I am deeply troubles to hear about your experience at our hotel and want to apologize for the inconveniences and lack of service you experienced. I would love the change to speak with you about your stay. Please send me an email at merickson@hicharlottesville.com.
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Greenville, MS
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16 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Needed a room in the area. This hotel was in a good location for us, at a reasonable price. It was fairly full. One night was somewhat expensive for the chain the other nights reasonable. The room was decent and clean. Not much noise from the interstate.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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MAEHOLIDAY, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello, responded to this review, July 28, 2014
Thank you for staying with us and leaving your valuable feedback, as it helps us improve the service we provide. Our location is close to interstate 64 and 2.5 miles from the downtown historic mall. The mail is a great area to shop and dine out. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon!
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Tybee Island, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Excellent staff, good location,fair prices,nice restaurant,clean and nice rooms, quiet,everything worked as it should. Yes, I would stay here again without hesitation. One of the big issues I have with hotels and motels are the noisey and inefficient AC units. This one had very quiet units with a wall thermostat that actually worked.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1200 Fifth Street SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Monticello 3*
Number of rooms: 130
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Monticello Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, we are 2 miles from the Historic Downtown Mall . We are the closest hotel to nearby attractions such as: Monticello; Ash Lawn-Highland; and Michie Tavern, and a convenient 3 miles from the University of Virginia and the UVa Hospital. Our hotel is just minutes away from the numerous arts and entertainment events held at the Paramount Theatre, Downtown Pavilion, Starr Hill Music Hall, Ash-Lawn Opera, and our newest venue, the John Paul Jones Arena also known as The Jack or JPJ . For visitors traveling on business we are close to State Farm Regional Office, GE-Fanuc, Hyosung, Lexis Nexis, SNL Securities, Klockner Pentaplast, UVA Medical Center, Martha Jefferson Hospital, , and Luck Stone Corp. This Charlottesville hotel features comfortably appointed rooms, free high-speed Internet, local phone calls, HBO, pay-per-view movies, irons & boards, hair dryers and coffee makers. The full service restaurant Charlotte s serves breakfast, dinner and room service daily. We have over 2200 square feet of versatile meeting and banquet space to host events for business meetings, weddings, reunions , and events . Let our experienced staff focus on the details to ensure that your event is a complete success. ... more   less 
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