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Reviewed December 9, 2011

I stayed at this hotel a couple of times and wrote an honest review, but never published. The people work there are very polite for sure. I got upgrades every time due to the platinum status (Priority Club). But the property is aging and needs renovations badly. The room and part of the hotel like fitness room are smelly. After...

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Sheridan, Wyoming
Reviewed November 26, 2011

A very nice property that had the only pool open though the week we spent out in DC area in June of 2008. Everything was clean and really nice, staff was very helpful, location was really good. Breakfast got messed up, they were doing a big catering for out group and at least 1 other big group, and ran out...

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Syracuse, NY
Reviewed November 14, 2011

This property is nicely redone. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Traffic outside the hotel on Rt. 29 can be very heavy at times. This property is very close to UVA, and its proximity along with the friendliness of the staff make it a great place to stay.

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rio de janeiro
Reviewed October 11, 2011

Unfortunately surroundings are highway/mall style. However UVA is very close, employees are extremely friendly, hotel is a great deal, with a fantastic indoor swimming pool.

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1Thank maperrin
Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed October 2, 2011

I stayed in Rm 521. My comments about the state of repair and decor apply to this room as I found it, and the rest of the building as I saw it. The bathroom shower rail was loose, and the plug on the tub broken. The bathroom was not very clean. The bed was about as supportive as a broken...

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2Thank Steveandchristine
Hampton, Virginia
Reviewed July 21, 2011

I used my reward points for this stay. I would not pay, unless it was Priceline. Older, very dated property. Dinner in retaurant was good, breakfast was not a good value. Worst part was getting stuck in the elevator. Hazard of an older hotel.

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2Thank momma0325
Reviewed July 10, 2011

We got this room through Priceline, so it wasn't a personal choice to stay here. It was chosen for us, basically. This hotel was older and needs more updating. The room had a smokey and moldy smell, which was irritating. It is a non smoking hotel but since it is old the stale cigarette smoke was very apparent. I would...

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1Thank CatMom2013
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Reviewed July 8, 2011

We stayed at this hotel due to a memorial service. I have never stayed in a Holiday Inn. Simply because the name scared me away. Not anymore. These ladies went above and beyond for our entire family. I could not ask for a better front Desk Manager. She should be promoted. There was a wicked storm and power went out...

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1Thank tcturner
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed July 5, 2011

This hotel confirmed to us that the larger Holiday Inn locations are not necessarily any better than the Express versions of their hotels. While it was just fine for a night, it was definitely set up to cater to those who are business travelers and/or able to spend more money on the road. The room was fine, and the pool...

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2Thank AdventuringFour
Wise, Virginia
Reviewed June 28, 2011

We stayed at this Holiday Inn for a weekend to visit some friends in town. The hotel staff were polite and very helpful. I accidentally deactivated one of the keys when I placed it near my cell phone and the staff was very understanding about providing us with a new key for our room. Our room was clean and spacious,...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: $103 - $175 (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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