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Chapel Hill University Inn

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1301 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
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Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

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 

Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank Janet G
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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank fs208
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 4 weeks ago

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 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms were clean. The location is very good. Great value for the money. Rob at the Front Desk is a super star. Not only was he very helpful to me but it was a pleasure watching serve other guests like royalty.

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

Clean, comfortable, convenient rooms and great customer service at a terrrific value! That's our goal for every guest and we are delighted to know you had a memorable stay. Thank you for your wonderful review. Rob and our entire team look forward to welcoming you back in the near furture! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Arrived: June 17th, 2016 A suspicious man watched my sister and I walk up to our room. Afraid of him, we went to close the heavy curtains, but could not. I peeked through the thin, translucent curtains to see him still watching us. We contacted the front desk who very kindly offered to change our room. We silently walked passed... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We came in for a wedding...dog in tow. I have never had to pay a $40 non refundable room deposit for the dog. So not sure if I would consider it "pet friendly". The room worked fine for the limited time we were there. I did have to call for towels and noticed the tub was very slow to drain... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we hope the wedding was a huge success. You certainly had a beautiful weather weekend here in Chapel Hill. We are trilled that you could bring your pet with you. We are one of only a handful of area hotels that are pet friendly in the area. Our exterior room entrances and large green... More 

Quepos, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The office staff, especially the GM was very friendly and accommodating. They are building a pool, and my room was near the construction site. I really wanted a quiet room. They changed my room, even though it wasn't ready yet. They got my new room cleaned as quickly as possible.

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

It was our pleasure hosting you and your daughter and we really appreciate your review of visit with us. Our pool is well under way and the crew is working 10am-5pm to avoid disturbing guests during peak hotel times. When our GM heard you mention that you wanted to take a nap that afternoon after checking in early, she knew... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $72 - $86 (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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