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Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit dated, but we wanted somewhere we could walk to the University from, and this was excellent in that regard. They have enclosed the east side of the building, to eliminate some of the traffic noise from Rt. 29, which is at their doorstep. The walls of the hotel are not very well insulated. We could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We headed to Charlottesville for Labor Day weekend and chose the Cavalier Inn because of it's proximity to the college area and it's price point. We checked in and the staff was friendly and the room was clean. We had problems with the TV but it was immediately fixed. We stayed for three nights and housekeeping did a great job... More 

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Islip, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a last minute hotel for a wedding I was going to and preferred one with a pool so my daughter could go swimming while we were there. I have no complaints, this hotel was quiet and comfortable and just right for what we needed. The staff was always very friendly and helpful, room was clean, pool was nice and... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice motel, near everything, small pool but we had it to ourselves. Close to trolley stop. Desk staff nice but not knowledgeable of area. We were on street side but wasn't loud. Rooms are on the small side.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old. Worn out. Dirty. The staff was friendly and helpful but the facility is tired and out dated. If you like 1960's era motels this is your spot. Please tear down this place and put up something worthy of the University of Virginia. Free parking, good location and free breakfast.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

So it's July and super hot...be advised the room doors are to the outside, like a motel. One side, facing the street, has been enclosed with sun locking tinted plexiglass. Rooms are nicely decorated with small frig and microwave, ironing board and iron. Pretty standard hotel layout with two full beds. If you are up for walking in a college... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

I've stayed here a few times over the last 14 years, but this was the first in a very long time. The hotel is beyond dingy at this point. The room was dark, dank, musty, you name it. I've never wanted to get out of a hotel room so quickly. It may be a great location for visits to the... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Originally chose the Cavalier Inn due to it's proximity to the parking garage (Emmet-Ivy) and to UVA grounds. Parking is located right behind the hotel and is good. Although the hotel is outdated, and I have to say, smells of smoke (at least in the lobby it did), my room was fine. In fact, it was very good. The room... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

My first room was completely unacceptable; the bathtub would not seal & hold water and there was mildew and loose, papery adhesive coming loose under the attached bathmat when I ran the water. Tub caulking was poorly done; ceiling rails were rusty. The room they moved me to was much better. Cleaner, better kept, better maintained. That said... housekeeping never... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Location is what drew me to the Cavalier Inn. The hotel was very close to the Emmet-Ivy parking garage, where a bus took us from the garage to the University grounds. Front desk staff people were very friendly. This isn't a luxury hotel or resort, but my room on the 5th floor was clean and comfortable, although the pillows could... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEWLY RENOVATED "September 2014" all of our guest rooms now feature 4 Star Hotel mattress bedding, pillows and luxury linen collection that extends to our bath linen and feature new bath amenities by Bath & Body Works. Cavalier Inn is located directly on UVA Grounds one block to the Admissions Office, Alumni Hall and the UVA Bookstore. Just 3 blocks to the new Battle Building Children's Hospital, UVA Medical Center, and only 2 blocks from The Jefferson Rotunda and the UVA Chapel. Our hotel is located in the heart of Charlottesville directly on UVA Grounds and only minutes from Monticello, Miche Tavern, Ashlawn Highlands, and a short drive to James Madison’s Montpelier. The hotel offers a Complimentary Deluxe Hot Breakfast Buffet, fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool, cafe patio, and for our business guests a self-serve business center with copy, fax and printer services. Complimentary Shuttle Sunday to Thursday 8am to 5pm must be scheduled in advance. The hotel is a 100% SMOKE FREE property. Our Hotel features deluxe 2 room suites, mini suites and business class suites. Each room features a refrigerator and microwave, iron & ironing board, electronic laptop size safe, free high speed internet and Free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms along with a 37” inch flat screen TV with cable in our standard rooms and 2 flat screens in our suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia

Address: 105 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1728
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $99 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia 2*
Number of rooms: 118
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Cavalier Inn At The University Of Virginia Hotel Charlottesville
Cavalier Hotel Charlottesville
The Cavalier Hotel
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