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Chapel Hill University Inn

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1301 Fordham Blvd Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5803 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed one night for college visit with my son. AC barely keeps room dehumidified, let alone cool. The shower drain was clogged so it filled with water as we both used it. The 6 foot drop ceiling tiles in bathroom are corroded, suggestive of overall...More

1  Thank Seaside728535
Response from ChapelHillUnivInn, Manager at Chapel Hill University InnResponded 1 week ago

Dear Seaside, Thank you so much for your review. We are deeply sorry for the inconveniences you experienced. We are indeed a 53 year old motel style property that offers clean, safe, very affordable guest rooms for guests traveling in for quick visits to Chapel...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

We found th University Inn to be an excellent value with clean rooms, helpful extras like refrigerators and microwaves, an superior bathroom arrangement with a sink outside the bath/toilet area as well as one inside, and comfortable beds. There is an attached restaurant, a bar...More

1  Thank JimnJanS
Response from ChapelHillUnivInn, Manager at Chapel Hill University InnResponded February 12, 2018

We are so pleased you loved the hotel, our great location and of course our value. Most of our guests enjoy the convenience of just walking over to Starbucks, Chipotle, Zoe's Kitchen or Trader Joe's. We thank you for taking the time to leave a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old property. I thought it was weird they provided body wash but no shampoo or conditioner. Despite the friendly front desk clerk, we had a hard time getting excited about this place. The room was dark and dingy with ancient-looking blackout shades...More

Thank 24brooke
Response from ChapelHillUnivInn, Director of Sales at Chapel Hill University InnResponded 1 week ago

We do appreciate your review Ms. Brooke. We actually have complimentary shampoos and conditioner in each room, along with complementary soaps. We apologize for the confusion. We are an older more quaint hotel, with smoking rooms as well. However, we do pride ourselves on providing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this room through Expedia for 2 nights— we only stayed one night and ate the money for the second night. Went up 1 exit to Southpoint mall area and got a room for 10$ more and 100 times better. Boy did I learn...More

Thank April N
Response from ChapelHillUnivInn, Manager at Chapel Hill University InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi April, I am so sorry for your booking experience, We do indeed have smoking rooms at the hotel and it is easy to mistakenly book a smoking room at a low rate with third party company. This past weekend was a sold out special...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Good hotel, good price, fast WiFi, well located, everything tidy, friendly receptionists, okay leisure area. I came on business and would go back to stay for a few days with family or friends. Worth it.More

Thank Bruno W
Response from ChapelHillUnivInn, Manager at Chapel Hill University InnResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bruno, Thank you so much for taking time to leave a review for our team and motel. We enjoy providing a no- frills, big-value guest room option for our guests. It was our pleasure to host you during your stay and we certainly look...More

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The Chapel Hill University Inn 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, , 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: 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.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
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Budget, Safe, Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
US$56 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Holiday Inn Chapel Hill
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United StatesNorth CarolinaChapel Hill
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from grams9192018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes.i think the age is 18.
April 9, 2018|
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Response from drewdrew1950 | Reviewed this property |
No it's too far to walk. But transportation is easily available. Just ask at the front desk/
November 9, 2017|
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Response from lheafner | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, I did not look at alert. I do hope you stayed there, it is very close 3 miles or so. You are past the highway so you do not have all the traffic of other hotels. Hope you had a great time, at the game.
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"Fabulous place to stay !"
Aug. 9, 2018
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"Excellent if you don't need wifi"
Jun. 29, 2018
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"Rooms on the front have a great view of the pool area.."
Jun. 20, 2018
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"second floor facing rear is quietest"
Jun. 18, 2018
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