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Lexington, NC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and daughter stayed here while I was having breast surgery Nov29 - dec 1. The people here were very friendly, very helpful and made their stay very welcome. Room was cleanest I've seen in a lot of places we've stained. When first checked in, we didn't have enough towels but the nice guy at check in gave us...

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Johnson City, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this property for two nights in early December, as my wife had a nearby interview. From the exterior, the property shows its age, and is currently surrounded by road construction. The front office staff is friendly and very helpful. We had informed the sales manager that my wife uses a walker for mobility, so we were booked...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family of 4 stayed here for 1 night after the Carolina vs NC State football game. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. I feel this is the most important aspect for me having an enjoyable stay somewhere. The room was very big by today's standards, with a table, 2 large sitting chairs, bench, chest of drawers, closet, dorm...

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Boone NC
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonky older motel in a great location and easy to find. I needed a place fairly quickly and at the price I wasn't expecting much but I was most pleasantly surprised. My room was spotless- despite the age of the building and furnishings it was SHINY and CLEAN in every way. I have been in many 5...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel especially for the price. You get so much more than you would expect for the money. Service is excellent. Rooms are clean and well appointed. The staff felll over backwards to accomodate our needs.

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Logan, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was excellent - we were moving to the area and needed convenient reasonably priced accommodations in the interim. Rob at the front desk was extremely helpful with all our questions and really provided excellent service.

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Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rob at the front desk guided us to the Inn as we drove around in the darkness, then gave us a remodeled room that was very nice and clean. He was very helpful and kind, as were Jared and all the staff. We were very comfortable, and appreciated the well-functioning heater as the temperature dropped and we're Floridians. The price...

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess it was not a bad hotel stay. Keep in mind it is actually a motel. Our room was pretty smoky. The air conditioner / heating until seemed quite loud as well. Just an okay place if in the Chapel Hill area.

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

Hi Chris- Thank you for leaving a review and please accept my appology if you requested a room move that we could not honor. We are indeed an older, exterior style inn that does have have a smoking section. On busy sold out game weekends we can not always make room moves but we do try to always be accomodating...

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleased with the cleanliness and service. The rooms are very clean and cute and modern. Staff was super friendly and offered prompt service. The breakfast was good as well. And there is a bar if you want to enjoy a cold beer . We will definitely be back !

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

We are always thrilled to hear that a guest will be back and look forward to welcoming you! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review for us- our team was thrilled to know that they helped make your visit to Chapel Hill memorable! Happy Holidays and safe travels.

Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The front office staff could not have been nicer. Loved the Tarheels decor and the feel. I was there with my daughter for a UNC tour. But there are a couple things I wish I had known before I booked. This is very much and older Inn. When we checked into our room --- the heat was blasting. It was...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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)
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $90 - $126 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Our ground floor room faced the pool and we liked it.”
 of 5 bubbles 514nedl, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 101 is really nice - it is a suite with a separate bedroom and faces a courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryH207, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter room are in the back. The front faces Fordham which is a busy street with traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles adab246, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you don't like being on the ground floor, request a 2nd floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles KChac, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in first building have air handler noise. But It's constant and seems to help sleep.by drowning out other noise.”
 of 5 bubbles allanr356, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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