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Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area

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Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are okay, just well-used and in need of a refresh. They are in the process of renovating the rooms, but it's incomplete as of this writing. Free WiFi, but no free breakfast. Reasonable value if you don't set your expectations too high.

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Thank longhorndriver
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback regarding your stay with us. We expect to resume guest room redecorations later this year and invite you to return to see our progress! More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night. All fine apart from noise from AC system and noisy neighbour at 2 a.m. There was a door linking the two rooms and it didn't block out much of the sound. Hotel is well placed for the University. It is on a dual carriageway but set back from the road behind a car park so traffic... More 

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Thank RobertJohnDean
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. We are sorry about the noise from the AC unit and will get that taken care of right away. We hope you will return to give us another chance to meet your expectations. More 

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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a room at this Holiday Inn because of its convenient location. The staff at the desk was professional and friendly and check-in went smoothly. We went to our room, but on entering, it seemed to have a stale cigarette-smoky odor. That did soon dissipate. The room was neat and clean, but there was a surprise in store. In... More 

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Thank Patricia L
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing these comments. Your satisfaction is important to us and I am sorry we feel short of that expectation. If you would contact me directly by calling the hotel and asking for the General Manager, I would like another opportunity to make this right. More 

Woodbridge, Virginia
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67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The location of the Holiday Inn is nice and convenient. The beds and pillows in the rooms were comfortable. I found our room to be very clean, quiet and roomy. Parking could be a bit better on the weekend (probably due to events held at the hotel like weddings and Sunday church services. The major complaint that I have about... More 

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Thank beckar00
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share here comments. I agree that in addition to providing a clean and comfortable environment for your stay, every guest should receive the warmth and hospitality that you speak of. I will be working with our new Guest Services leadership to ensure that the experience for all of our guests. We hope that... More 

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5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Ok so I'm a loyal IHG member. I get to this hotel last week with no upgrade for which I'm entitled. So get here today and I get the upgrade. OK sweet get to the room WTH there's no microwave in the upgraded suit. All the other rooms have one. So they down grade me like last week. Get in... More 

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Thank Siego1
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this constructive feedback. Very few of our guest rooms still have tub mats, which should be adhered to the tub surface to prevent slipping. Obviously, this one had not been replaced recently. We will ensure that it is replaced immediately and I have instructed our Hskpg & Maintenance leadership to be more... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Reserved a room w two beds and because one person did the checking-in process, the front desk assumed she was alone and changed us to a room w one bed. She even stated, "I didn't think you were coming." So we load all our luggage and go to the top floor, last room and realize there's only one bed. Had... More 

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry for any confusion regarding your reservation room type and how your room was assigned. We will review that process with our front desk team members. And we hope that you will return to give us another chance to meet your expectations. More 

Marion, Virginia
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel due to it's location near UVA where our little on was having surgery. This hotel had alot of business. Parking lot was full. Hardly no place to park. Staff was friendly and helpful. The pool was cold but we were assured that by later on that night pool would warm up. Workers said... More 

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Thank armstrongjl
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback regarding your stay. I'm sorry for your experience with the pool and ice machines. Those issues have been corrected. I hope you will return to give us another chance. More 

Front Royal, Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We wanted to get food at the restaurant but were told that 2 of the 3 cooks did not show up the evening we checked in. It would be at least an hour because he was cooking for a convention. The next morning we ordered room service and the pancakes were like rubber and the hot chocolate was like brown... More 

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Thank platters12016
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

We are very sorry for your experience in our restaurant. We were on the 2nd day of a new breakfast and dinner menu introduction and are confident we have made the necessary corrections to ensure quality food and service, in a timely manner. We hope that you will return to give us a chance to exceed your expectations for restaurant... More 

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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Stayed here earlier this week one night. First, the pluses: - Restaurant/Bar: still well managed, decent pub food, excellent service - Room clean, nice large TV, AC worked well Right, and now for the minuses: - Starting at check-in, the keycard machine was broken or they were upgrading it or something - nonetheless, all decent hotels I stay at have... More 

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Thank regman2all
Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this constructive feedback. I am glad you enjoyed our restaurant and the cleanliness of your room. But, I am sorry for the other deficiencies you experienced. I will engage our management team immediately to ensure that we address these issues. I do hope you will return to give us another chance to... More 

albany
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53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Nice location, comfortable beds, friendly staff. restaurant on the property, basic business desk for browsing/printing open 24hrs. breakfast was good, lots of information about nearby places is provided. parking is free, internet is also free/fast.

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Del S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share such positive feedback about your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Charlottesville Hotel- University Area and Conference Center. Our hotel is conveniently located on (Route 29) Emmet Street. The University of Virginia is located within one mile of the hotel. Nearby attractions include the University of Virginia, Monticello, Ashlawn-Highland, Wineries, Michie Tavern, Montpelier, and various boutique shops and galleries. Nearby companies and government offices include State Farm Regional Office, GE -Fanuc, Northrop Grumman, Lexi-Nexis, Klockner, Sprint, PRA, National Ground Intelligence Center, J.A.G. School, UVA Health Systems, and Biotage Technologies. Our newly renovated, spacious rooms include free high speed wireless Internet. We also offer a business center, fitness facility, pay per view movies, coffee/ tea makers, room service, guest laundry, free USA Today on the weekdays and complimentary shuttle service to the Charlottesville Airport. During your stay we invite you to dine at our Lobby Cafe'. We are the ideal location for your wedding, banquet, meeting or any special event. The Holiday Inn University area offers facilities to accommodate up to 300 people, with over 4,900 square feet of meeting space. Let our expert staff work for you in accommodating your every need. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area

Address: 1901 Emmet St N, Route 29 South, Charlottesville, VA 22901-2814
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $124 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Charlottesville - University Area 3*
Number of rooms: 170
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