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Chapel Hill University Inn

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rob - the Guest Attendant went above and beyond the call of duty by making me feel welcomed at Chapel Hill University Inn! When I called the hotel to get directions, he addressed me by my name and gave me good directions. When I arrived to the hotel, he acknowledge me and was very prompt with checking me in. He... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review. We truly appreciate your kind words about Rob and our team. We celebrate getting reviews such as yours, that rave over our customer service. We home to see you again for football season- It's right around the corner! Safe travels this summer. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet place to stay. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Front lobby staff was super friendly. Rob was very helpful and told me great places to shop. It is very convenient to UNC. Nice amenities.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave your very kind review. We are thrilled to hear that our team made you feel at home while you were visiting with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon if you are in the area. Safe travels to you and your family. More 

Mount Olive, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I received excellent service while staying here-all staff were courteous and extremely friendly. My husband was at UNC Hospital, and what started out as a one night stay ended up being one week. The management worked with me each day, as I didn't know if I needed to keep my room, depending on doctors discharging him or not. It was... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest while your husband was recuperating at UNC Medical Center. We hope he continues to recover and look forward to seeing your both happy and heathly on your return visits to UNC Medical Center for followups. Take care of yourselves! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in this location. It has a large, bright lobby. The sound track on the p.a. system is a sports cast featuring play by play and cheering crowds. I' m not a fan, and during the two days we were there I was never sure if it was a recoding or a live event. It was continuous,... More 

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

Hi Janet- We thank you for your review and are thrilled that you had a terrific, relaxing visit to Chapel Hill. Our team loves knowing they made a positive impact on your stay. Rest assured that our courtyard centerpiece will soon again be our POOL rather than orange construction tape- YAY! It is being poured and tiled this week, so... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Really Excellent Service: Rob, Galen, Mara, Eric, Bella, Kathy and everybody from the Chapel Hill University Inn team is exeptionally helpful!The rooms are nice and clean. The hotel has video monitoring and is safe. It is conveniently located next to Food Lion, CVS and Trader Joes and a wonderful shopping area with tons of stores and restaurants.

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

Thank you so much sharing your review of your time with us and for the terrific review. It was our pleasure to host you during your visit to Chapel Hill and we are thrilled to be a part of your fond memories! We look forward to seeing you again and wish you a terrific summer! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My wife and I stayed here in June when we were moving our daughter to UNC. The price was so reasonable I expected the hotel would be just tolerable which was OK since we did not plan to spend much time in the room. My wife and I were both pleasantly surprised. Though we checked in late, the clerk at... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your visit to Chapel Hill. We hope your daughters move in went well and we look forward to seeing you on many return visits. You mentioned our pool and yes, it is well underway and we are excited! We hope you get to take a dip on your next trip to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $72 - $126 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Chapel Hill
#5 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
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