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Chapel Hill University Inn

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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great experience with a friendly and accommodating staff! Pet friendly. Close to Restaurants. Close to UNC. Very clean rooms. Very efficient check in and check out. Every one I came into contact with was very helpful and genuinely cared about my stay. Would highly recommend.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I needed a one night stay for myself and my daughter while we moved her out of her dorm at UNC Chapel HIll at end of semester. We had already stayed in many other local hotels: Sheraton, Courtyard Marriott, Carolina Inn, and a few more. I thought I'd try a truly Economy priced location - figuring 'it's only one night'.... More 

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Saint Pauls, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The room we stayed in was very nice and clean with plenty of room to move around. The front desk clerk was very nice and helpfull. The location is perfect if you are going to tge hosptial or any of the doctors offices. It is also a quiet place to stay tge housekeeper done an amazing job cleaning the room... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Was in town for an event in Chapel Hill, decided to stay at the University Inn with my Husband. Had heard from a friend of mine that this place was pretty close to the University which is where we the event was being held. We were in Chapel Hill for the weekend and wanted to explore a bit. Being that... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This was certainly a value, but it is an old style motel not what I think of as an Inn. Room was clean and painted. No free breakfast, but there is a small, cheap breakfast, restaurant on the premises. Friendly desk folks, and quick checkin, checkout. Not on the campus, or within easy walking distance to UNC.

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Well first time here and was amazed at the lobby with full support of UNC. Once we got to the room it wasn't bad but not updated a little old but hey your only here to sleep and the beds we very comfy and the shower was amazing. The staff from the front desk and the other staff you see... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Staff was not personable at all. He checked me in and pointed me in the right direction and went back on his phone. Went to my room to find out that there were guests already in there. Went back to the front desk and the front desk man didn't even apologize for the mix up. Room is average. Smells like... More 

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

Amber, Thank you so much for your feedback. Please allow me to apologize for the mixup during checkin with the front desk and most of all that our evening manager was apathetic to the issue. This is certainly not a normal for the hotel or for him. I sincerely hope that you will give us a chance to make this... More 

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nothing fancy. Reasonably clean. Very close to Franklin Street. Starbucks and Trader Joe's a 2 minute walk. Overall I am quite satisfied - I am writing my review while still here. Two things.... My iPad would not hook up to their free internet even though my iPad said I was connected, so I used my MiFi. And we were told... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review- You covered it all -clean, comfortable, convenient, and best of all a great value. We thank you for your feedback on your room and will correct those issues immediately. Happy Holidays to you and your family. We hope to see you again for a basketball game in the near future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We had such a great stay at Chapel Hill University Inn. We were in town for a wedding and had a few days to spend in an unfamiliar city. Tony was extremely helpful and recommended great restaurant and shopping choices for our trip. The hotel was extremely clean and our room felt like a home away from home. We will... More 

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

We are thrilled to hear about your wonderful visit and are so pleased that we were able to play a small part in the sucess of the weekend. Weddings are always so much fun- like a big family reunion! It was our pleasure to have you and your family with us during this fabulous fall season. Please know that you... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This was my first stay at the University Inn. I absolutely loved the Carolina themed inn. It's such a wonderful lobby to walk into when you are coming back home to Chapel Hill-the fight song playing as you exit was a nice touch on game day! The hotel exudes the Carolina Spirirt! BEST front desk ever! I found the staff... More 

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

What a great title! Your entire review just made my heart sing. I am so thrilled that you were able to enjoy our Inn during your visit. We love to have a good time and always enjoy guests that soak in our UNC theme. Our UNC Band music and ACC banners announce to everyone that checking in with us that... More 

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Amenities

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  • 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: $72 - $136 (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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