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Herndon, VA
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

My wife and daughter stayed here for one night prior to her tour of the Nursing School on a Saturday in October. We usually stay at the Cavalier Inn across the street but it was booked so we stayed at the Excel Inn & Suites. The rate was very reasonable, the room was clean (though the overhead lightning was a... More 

1 Thank daddy00
1 review
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Booked this motel for a girls reunion weekend at UVA and the motel exceeded my somewhat reserved expectations. The staff was very nice and accommodating, the room was clean and spacious and the location was very close to grounds. Largest downside is that it is located right next to the train tracks, so if you are a light sleeper be... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We stayed in Excel Inn for three nights. Check in was easy and was given a room near the laundry. Although the train track was behind the hotel, we did not hear any sound from the train because the sound of the aircond managed to cover it off. Breakfast was simple and check out is fast. Good and large room.... More 

Thank Tiong15
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3 reviews
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Went for a quick trip to visit UVA this summer and hotel was more than adequate - clean, quiet with breakfast included. They even let us leave the car in their parking lot for the day while we explored C-Ville

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Long Island, NY
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99 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

The motel is in the middle of the U of V campus and, for visiting the college quite convenient but we were not there for the college. The room was OK and it was clean. There were a couple of problems. I tripped going into the bathroom at night as the door saddle was raised more than usual. There were... More 

Pound, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Room was clean and recently updated. Only had two towels in the room. Strangely no desk available in the room. Layout of the motel is weird. Parking lot is a bit cramped. There was an internet lounge with free coffee until 11 pm. Breakfast was better than average.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 8, 2016

This facility needs a serious upgrade. The furniture in the room was broken and down right ugly with the finish scratched and peeling. The bathroom had no counter top and no towel rack. I would not recommend staying here.

1 Thank Glenn C

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Columbus, Indiana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Would you like to experience a stay in a depressing and shabby motel so that you would know first hand what people of very little means have to deal with? If so, you could stay at the Excel Inn. Although at $140 for one night this place is seriously overpriced. Granted this was a Friday night and the prices are... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The Excel was a good value. The price was very reasonable and the accommodations were better than we expected. We wanted a decent hotel that was close to UVA medical center, and that was reasonably priced. The Excel met our needs well. The breakfast pretty solid, the room was clean and spacious, and the proximity to the hospital was good.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2016

I admit I was a bit skeptical when booking this hotel. I had seen some great reviews, but am a bit jaded about these things. I can honestly say it was better than even those positive reviews led me to believe! This might just be the cleanest hotel I have seen in years! The bathroom looked like it was just... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the University of Virginia, we at Excel Inn & Suites (formerly Budget Inn Charlottesville) welcome you to Charlottesville and Central Virginia! Our central location is ideal walking distance to University of Virginia (Rotunda, Grounds and The Corner), JPJ (John Paul Jones) Arena, Scott Stadium, Klockner Stadium and Barracks Road Shops and Dining. A short drive will place you at Monticello, Ash Lawn, Michie Tavern, Vineyards and Historic Downtown Mall. The University of Virginia Hospital and medical facilities are a short dive distance. Our Excel Inn & Suites is a SMOKE-FREE facility offering Standard and Suite room types. Complimentary to our guests...Hot Continental Breakfast w/ Waflles, Coffee and Computer Lounge. In room amenties include LDC TV w/ cable, USB charge station, free Local & Long Distance Calls (USA & Canada), Microwave / Fridge, Iron & Iron board, Safe and Hair Dryer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Excel Inn & Suites

Address: 140 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1729 (Formerly Budget Inn)
Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $56 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Excel Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“ask for ear plugs (or bring ear plugs) if you think the trains will bother you”
 of 5 bubbles daddy00, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the 26 to 29 range”
 of 5 bubbles 914martinm, May 8, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on Emment St. have more traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Hdrake757, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“Second floor seemed very quiet, but the stairs are pretty narrow.”
 of 5 bubbles Brad342, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“A/C work really good.”
 of 5 bubbles Ernestina021671, Feb 9, 2016 | Read review
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