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Excel Inn & Suites

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I stayed here last night and although it’s not fancy, it definitely gets the job done. It’s about a mile from “The Corner” and right on the UVA school grounds so you’re close to it all if that’s what you’re looking for. It’s a motel style and older but modern amenities have been added. The walls are newly painted. The...

Thank Anu M
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

A friend became very ill in Charlottesville VA. I drove her daughter there to be with her. Hotels in the area are very over priced especially on UVA campus. This is a small inn located about a mile from the hospital. Simple, clean, no real amenities. But I found service to be very good. The staff was kind, and the...

1Thank Pizzagirl542
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This hotel has had a recent update. It's still an old school layout with tiny bathrooms, but the decor reminds me of budget hotels in Europe with modern, but no frills design. The beds were comfortable and linens in good condition. The cleaning staff had done a great job. Breakfast was very basic with the ubiquitous Belgian waffle maker. Nobody...

Thank Patrick G
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I was in Charlottesville for a night just to visit UVA. The hotel is well located, about 5 minutes walking to The Lawn. The room was big and comfortable with two queen beds. The bathroom was small but clean. The breakfast was very simple but I was not expecting anything great so it was fine. Everything correct for a motel.

Thank Isabela89
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Had two nights here, staff were very nice and the manager made us very welcome and let us check in early. Room was a bit small and so was bed but we coped. It was clean and convenient for downtown, probably a mile walk but there's a free shuttle which you can get over the road. It takes you right...

Thank Claire T
Margaret River, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I stayed for one night on 2 separate occasions and both times the rooms and bathrooms were clean and the beds comfortable but the air conditioner was fairly noisy. There are laundry facilities which really suited me as I was in between 2 live-in courses with no washing available, so was able to use the washing machine and dryer. It...

Thank shelagh b
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This hotel was downright awful. I wasn't expecting the Ritz, but for $165 I was expecting a room that was not in the basement and lacking a proper window. In addition to these lovely features, this "suite" featured an exposed light bulb, a warm fridge, a dirty ring in the toilet and a moldy/musty stench that left us congested. Of...

2Thank Julie W
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This hotel is either currently ongoing renovations (hopefully) or just finished (hopefully not). Our room had new furnishings but the bathroom was missing shelving, there were no towel racks, the vanity was tiny, and there was a large iron burn on the tub... The location is perfect, though, as Charlottesville is not that big but being near the University allows...

Thank Brandi S
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Room #14 was very nice with 2 comfortable queen size beds, a single sink with plenty of space for 3 of us to have our toiletries on, a large shower with great water pressure. Refrigerator, microwave, and safe were also in the room. Our a/c was very noisy, and a tad bothersome. The free breakfast was nice (make your own...

Thank AngelaMB12
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Renovations are ongoing so take that into consideration. It's no fun when the water gets turned off while you are showering and shaving. It's a HUGE inconvenience when the batteries in the door lock are so low that you have to get new keys every time you come back to the hotel and the management knows about it but doesn't...

1Thank alan P

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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)
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: RM279 - RM774 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Excel Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“All good except wifi!”
Michelety, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Having only stayed there once, we can only attest to our room on the east side as being very quiet.”
PetTravelers, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“King room, upper floor”
m98cox, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for ear plugs (or bring ear plugs) if you think the trains will bother you”
daddy00, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the 26 to 29 range”
914martinm, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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