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Chapel Hill University Inn

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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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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
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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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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

It's the first time for us visiting Chapel Hill. University Inn is great place to stay, the staff we met are great people (especially Galen)! I am sure it will be our great memory when we back to China! Thank you everyone at University Inn.

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

We thank you for your very kind review and look forward to your next visit to Chapel Hill. Galen and our team loved reading your review. We are so pleased to know that we made your trip memorable. See you next trip! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

What a nice experience. Great service at check in. Room...clean, clean, clean and nicely appointed. King bed...microwave and mini frig...quiet location...very comfortable bed. If you are looking for frills and high end...keep looking. If you are looking for a clean room, nice size, great location and very good service check out this place. In room coffee - small but ok... More 

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

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are extremely pleased that you were comfortable and well taken care of during your visit. It would be our pleasure to host you again on your next visit! Enjoy your summer travels. More 

Jacksonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

If you're looking for luxury, a special ambience look elsewhere. If you want clean rooms, ease of access, great staff (especially Rob), and economy then stay here. I have nothing negative to say...I will definitely stay here if in Chapel Hill again.

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

We could not have said it better! Many thanks for taking the time to write a five star review for our hotel. We are a comfortable, clean, convenient hotel that overs the most competitive rates in the area. Most hotel guests are traveling in to our area for a Chapel Hill experience- the hotel is just a bonus! We just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a Duke graduation. A5 night stay. We were met at the front desk with a friendly staff, (Toby, Rob, Jarred, and Stacie) even while I was wearing a Duke shirt. The room was neat and clean. The pool is under renovation right now, but we did not miss it since we did not have time.

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

Thank you Steve- It was a pleasure to have you guys with us for an extended stay. Graduation weekends are always so much fun-even the rainy ones! We just love to celebrate with the families that stay with us during these events. Our contractor is just waiting on our final pool permit- our pool has been removed and we are... More 

Greenville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

This is an older style Hotel. I thought the staff was very friendly and helpful. My room was dated but clean and functional. The pool was undergoing reconstruction (see pictures ). I would stay there again.

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

Thanks East Coast Kidd (we love your name!) for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to share your review. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Chapel Hill and we certainly hope you get to take a dip in the new pool- it's going to be nice... (if our contractor... 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
Internet
  • 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: $73 - $135 (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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