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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The hotel, the staff and the location were absolutely great. The room was clean, the staff were great not to mention it is literally right across the street from a shopping plaza that has plenty of restaurants. I will definitely be going back to that hotel on my next visit to Chapel Hill.

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

Wow! What a treat to read your review. It is a pleasure to work along such a terrific team and our location and rates are difficult to beat! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We certainly hope to see you again soon!

Acworth, GA
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Here on college visit. Nice staff, as a small business owner I understand the cost of training staff and it is appreciated. Got a good rate, might stay here again. My wife would not as the door opens to the outside. Reminds me of the hotels I stayed in in the 70s. Cold breakfast + waffles included.

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

Hi Mr. Acworth, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn. We hope your visit to UNC went well- you certainly choose a beautiful weekend to visit. Our front desk team will be pleased to read your review. We try in all marketing to be very forthright about our exterior room entrances. There are several hotels...

Atlanta
Reviewed 16 February 2016

If retro decor bothers you, choose a different hotel. This hotel is dated, but its clean, spacious and quiet. We requested additional towels and got them immediately. We wanted a quiet evening without going out and enjoyed the downstairs bar. Great value!

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

Your review made my heart sing.... we are also huge fans of the vintage or retro feel to our inn! It seem to brings back memories for almost everyone. We hear so many stories from guests have been staying with us for years. High school and college students just seem to find it cool- most have never stayed in an...

Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are looking for a convenient place to stay while visiting Chapel Hill at a very reasonable price, this place is great. Rooms are really comfortable and include niceties like powerstrip by the bed, programmable coffee pot, fridge and micro..etc. I understand they also have some newly renovated rooms for an additional cost - I didn't get that but...

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

We were delighted to read your review. Our location and value are the huge selling points for our property. We are an easy drive to campus, but, I hope you were able to us the hotel shuttle during your stay as well. It was our pleasure host you during your visit to Chapel Hill. We certainly look forward to seeing...

Reviewed 10 February 2016

We were in Chapel Hill to support a friend in UNCMC and found this to be a great place. The rooms are clean and well cared for and the staff was just wonderful. The traffic and parking in town are bad and the Inn's shuttle service took a lot of stress and worry away. This is an older building and...

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

We love to hear from our guests and really appreciate your feedback and kind words! Nothing pleases us more than to hear that you loved the associates, you were well cared for during your stay, and your room was clean and comfortable. We do indeed offer a small lite continental breakfast with our deluxe room packages and shuttle service to...

Reviewed 5 February 2016

We had stayed here before because they take dogs, and found the room to be suitable. This time we didn't have the dog, but we chose it because it was a known quantity and was a good price. When we got there, the clerk at the desk was very thorough, attentive, and professional. I didn't catch his name. The first...

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

Many thanks for taking the time to review our hotel and we are happy that you choose to stay with us while in the area. We do indeed have pet friendly rooms and we hope you will bring your furry family members with you next time. You mentioned our pool area- the pool was removed and we are about to...

Chapel Hill
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Good staff, nice room for amazing price. Have stayed there twice, plan to stay there again on my next trip to CH. Close enough to things like coffee/Trader Joes/Whole Foods/Trails/Rock Climbing wall and only a quick car trip from Franklin Street/UNC.

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

We love to read reviews from guests that have made the best of their visits to Chapel Hill and you certainly did! We are indeed just across the street from Starbucks, Trader Joe's, Talbots, Steinmart, shopping and restaurants. You can make the quick drive to Franklin Street or hope on our shuttle for a ride to campus or Franklin Street....

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel for the money.will probably stay somewhere else next time.hotel was close to dean dome so it was convenient.However the TV was not good.called maintainence and got no response.sink in the bathroom way to high like I said nice for the money I spent but next trip will probably spend a little more for a nicer place.

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Eden, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 January 2016

I have had very good experiences here. Tony, Charles and Tamika have all been professional, helpful and very friendly at a very stressful time. I found the room clean which is an important factor for me. They not only know their hotel they also are knowledgeable of the area. Any hotel would be LUCKY to have them as employees. I...

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

Hi Rose, Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We do indeed have a terrific team of guest service agents and we are pleased they took great care of you during your visits with us. Our housekeeping team loves to read reviews that detail our clean rooms and we hope our great room rates help relieve some of the...

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Our room was super cozy and the bed and bedding was awesome. We were there during the blizzard in NC !!! The front desk treated us so well. Called us to let us know the on site restaurant was open even though nothing else was open! We loved it. Room 172. It was great.

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

Happy Anniversary to you both! We are so happy that we could play a small part in your special weekend. Our new pool will be open for the summer months so please return to see us again soon and we'll save room 172 for you!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
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: RM284 - RM421 (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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