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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad my friend and I stayed here while in town for my brother's operation at UNC hospital. They provided free shuttle to and from the hospital which relieved us of parking fees. The staff was very friendly as they go the extra mile to make guests feel welcome and comfortable. This is the only place I would stay at... More 

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Fernandina Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had stayed here before but this weekend was a doozy for us. University Inn had no rooms friday night so we were stuck staying somewhere else, those hotels were pretty terrible. Galen at the front desk was so helpful and pleasant to deal with. We love the University Inn because they are pet friendly AND CLEAN! We will never... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A clean, comfortable and affordable place to stay if you're visiting UNC on game day. The property is decked out for Tar Heel fans and the attached sports bar is a bonus. Special kudos to Galen who mans the front desk. He's pleasant and knowledgable; full of excellent suggestions for out-of-town guests.

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Badin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best people and accommodations. There on and off for 3 weeks, sent other family members there also. Nice, polite and caring staff! Cindy is the best, had many conversations over coffee at 4 am Hometown genuine people!

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Nana- Thank you so much for allowing us to host you during your three week stay. It was our pleasure to be your home away from home during such a difficult time. We thank you for your review and wish you the very best! More 

Amagansett, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expedia.co.uk for some reason put me in a smoking room which was in very poor condition. I upgraded to a better room. And paid the difference. My air conditiong needing fixing as it had not been maintained. Room was in need of TLC but after the smoking room was an improvement. Breakfast lacked healthy options and was very basic. Found... More 

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

We were so pleased to help you find a nonsmoking accommodation on a full house weekend. Sometimes, such as in your case, third party sites can be difficult to navigate and you can book a non- refundable, smoking room unknowingly. Our guest rooms do have exterior entrances and were probably not a perfect fit for your business interviews. We understand... More 

Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I have stayed here numerous times, and will in the future, as I have clinicals at the hospital to complete. This is a charming hotel, clean and neat. The beds are comfortable, and the shower heads work great. The front desk manager, Galen, has been very accommodating with my strange hours! The rates are very reasonable for the quality of... More 

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Madelyn, Thank you for your very kind review. It is our pleasure to be your home away from home while you are working with UNC Medical Centers. We are excited...the pool is indeed ready and simply awaiting a final permit. It will be a huge hit for the Sept and Oct football games. I hope you are also able to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

When you walk through the main lobby you get an idea that this will be a nice inn to stay at for 3-4 days. It is very well decorated with university souvenirs. The main lobby staff is very nice, even the maintenance. The reason why I am upset at this stay is that the room has a lot of issues.... More 

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

David, Thank you so much for your review. We value your feedback and will certainly followup on the housekeeping items you mentioned. We rarely have issues with room cleanliness and I apologize that you did not have a positive experience on your last stay. Please rest assured that your issues will be addressed with our team. We welcome you to... More 

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This was my first night staying in chapel Hill. My daughter will be entering UNC Chapel Hill in August. Chapel Hill University is really close to the university. The Inn provides several services that is very helpful when you are still learning to get around Chapel Hill. I felt very welcome & still had that university feel because of all... More 

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

We hope your daughter loves her UNC experience! Thank you for taking time to review our hotel and staff. It was a pleasure to host you and we certainly look forward to seeing you many times over the next several years! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Very nice place to stay with nice amenities and conveniently located to the UNC campus and downtown Chapel Hill . The staff was exceptional, from the general manager down. Rob, who worked the desk in the evening was very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend the University Inn to anyone visiting the Chapel Hill area.

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Joseph-Thank you for your glowing five star review. Our team was thrilled to read your review and know that we played a part in making your travel to Chapel Hill memorable. Safe travels this summer and we hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

If you are going to an event at UNC this is convenient with frequent shuttles to and from campus. The rooms are OK. The bed was comfortable but the carpet was sticky. Two of the drawers on the dresser were jammed shut so I couldn't use them. There were mosquitoes in the room when I got there. I loved the... More 

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Chapel1301, Manager at Chapel Hill University Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lizardtiff- Thank you so much for taking time to write a review on your stay. We were excited to hear that you were able to use our UNC shuttle to the campus and local area. Our pool is now filled with water and we are looking forward permitting and opening day! Thanks for bearing with us during pool construction... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chapel Hill University Inn is known as the “Home of the Sports Experience” and is proud to showcase the winning traditions of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. This sports themed hotel is the only full-service moderately priced hotel in Chapel Hill. The hotel is within walking distance to Trader Joe’s, Starbucks, SteinMart, shopping, more restaurants, and drug/ grocery stores. Hotel is located just 2 miles from UNC and downtown Franklin Street.Guests will enjoy complimentary Wireless internet access throughout hotel and in guest rooms. Other amenities includes: Free access to Kinetix Health Club and on site fitness center, business center, outdoor pool, and guest laundry facilities. Complimentary gourmet coffee is available 24/7 in the lobby. Hotel has a relaxing courtyard with covered seating and Adirondack chairs, as well as a gas grill and picnic area. Daily local shuttle service is provided to designated stops on UNC campus, UNC Hospitals, Franklin Street, the Friday Center and University Mall. Time- Out Sports Bar and Restaurant is on site. Watch any sports event on one of the 17 HDTV’s, play pool or video games. Open for breakfast and dinner, and will soon be opening for lunch. Time-Out is home of the famous Chicken and Cheddar Biscuit and was featured on Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food show. Room service is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chapel Hill University Inn

Address: 1301 Fordham Blvd, Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5803 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $67 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chapel Hill University Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Chapel Hill University Hotel Chapel Hill
Holiday Inn Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill Holiday Inn
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#5 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
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