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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I stopped into this hotel for a night while traveling across country. Tony was very helpful and friendly as I made my last minute reservation. Our conversation brightened my weary travels! The hotel was clean and comfy. Not much more one could ask for!

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

Hi Jessica, Thank you so much for your five star review! Traveling over the holidays is often difficult-I am thrilled that we were able to make your cross country adventure a little more pleasant. I will share your feedback with our housekeeping team and Tony, our evening manager. They will be pleased to know they brightened your day. If you...

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Pros -It's a bed and if you get a cheap price...... -Intense public spaces. -Decent location Cons -Really showing its age -Poor sleep quality -Rooms don't feel clean from showing the wear. -No fitness room.

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

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback about your visit. Guest responses are very important to us and allow us to make improvements for future guest stays. We certainly hope you will give us another try- maybe when you can stay a little longer and enjoy our fitness room on the first floor of our property or we could provide...

La Vista, Nebraska
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stay. Tony was extremely helpful for an out of towner like me. I came here on a business trip and did not know where to go in the evenings. Tony gave me some great ideas for the area. I highly recommend this hotel to anybody visiting this area.

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

I'm so pleased you enjoyed a huge dose of southern hospitality from Tony and our evening team! Chapel Hill and the Triangle Region have a lot to offer in both activities and dining. Our front desk has maps and directions for almost anything you might need. If you ever find yourself in Chapel Hill again- please feel free to call...

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Stayed three nights with family for mini vacation. Planned for adjoining rooms...did not get. Cleanliness was minimum acceptable. Room service staff was very aloof and really unfriendly. Desk staff was the opposite,,,very helpful especially with email & printing. Other comments about room curtains are so true.

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Little River, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Outstanding accommodations, rooms were clean, and I slept like a king. Jared and the staff made our team feel right at home and we will be staying there next year for the Tiger Holiday Classic, my wrestling parents were also impressed with how friendly and accommodating everyone was. Great Job, OUTSTANDING!

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

JImmy C. thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so thrilled to know that your group had a fantastic time during your tournament and look forward to seeing all of you again next Christmas!

Reviewed 21 December 2015

I booked this hotel because of the price. I wasn't sure what to expect when we got there but Tony was so helpful great to work with. My family would stay there again. This is a great hotel for the price!

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

Many thanks for your 5-star review. We recognize the huge expense of travel and take great pride in offering safe, clean, comforable rooms at a great value! Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Happy New Year to you and your family!

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I came in for a business trip, Tony was incredibly kind and courteous when I checked into the hotel. The bed was incredibly comfortable and I slept great. The rooms were really clean and I loved the sports decor.

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

Laura, Thank you for taking the time during this busy season to write a review on our Inn. It was our pleasure to host you during your business trip. We are thrilled to hear that you were comfortable and pleased with your room. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip. Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 17 December 2015

This hotel is in a great location, close to UNC, shopping centers, and dining. Our room was nice, clean, comfortable beds, and also had an affordable price. We will definitely be staying there when we visit again.

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

Hi Michael D., Thank you for taking time to write a five star review for our Inn. I'm so pleased that you were able to enjoy our great location and our great rates. It is our pleasure to offer clean, comfortable rooms at a terrific value. We are excited to hear that you will be back - hopefully in time...

Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Stayed at the hotel for a friends wedding because it was close. Based on the photos on the website it looked like a nice place. Photos can be deceiving. The lobby was nice and bright, but that was all. The room was old and needed serious updating. The beds were in dire need of mattresses. The carpet was old and...

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

Hi Joseph, I'm so terribly sorry that your room did not meet expectations. Please know that those issues are not typical of our Inn and we have followed up on all of your concerns. I certainly hope that you will give us a chance to "wow" you on a future stay. Happy Holidays!

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great experience with a friendly and accommodating staff! Pet friendly. Close to Restaurants. Close to UNC. Very clean rooms. Very efficient check in and check out. Every one I came into contact with was very helpful and genuinely cared about my stay. Would highly recommend.

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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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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 N. Fordham Blvd., Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Price Range: $84 - $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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#5 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
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