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Mooresville, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Rob was great. I travel 3-4 times a month for work. He is the best I person checking me in I've ever had. Nice hire! The room was clean and convenient. The hotel is definitely a hit for the sports enthusiast.

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

It really means a lot to our entire team that you choose to stay with us when you are in Chapel Hill. Clean, comfortable rooms at a great value is the core of our business but guest service is the real driving force behind our hotel team. Rob was certainly thrilled to read your review and we agree- He is...

Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 11 April 2016

But most of all if the way people tríes to make your stay the best, helping in everything possible. At the front desk Rob was something special. Ask him anything , he will give you the proper answer. The y are finishing a pool in the garden that will be ready for the summer. Go

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

Hi Raquel, Thank you for your wonderful five star review. Our entire team is very focused on guest service and we thank you for taking notice. Rob is a terrific fellow and he just loved reading your review. You made his day! We hope you can plan a return trip this summer and enjoy the new pool we are installing...

Bellevue, Washington, United States
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I was looking for a good value with good proximity to the UNC campus and this fit the bill. it was farther from UNC than I expected, but their shuttle made it easy to get there. On the flip side I also needed to go to Duke and it was almost in between the two schools (although their allegiance is...

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

We are very loyal to our Tar Heels but we are awfully fond of Duke also! You can't go wrong pulling for either shade of blue. We are indeed just two miles from UNC Campus and only 10 miles from Duke. We are thrilled you were able to take advantage of our hotel shuttle that runs to campus, the hospital...

florida
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I usually stay in the newer hotels out by the interstate when I visit the campus, but I gave this place a try since I stayed a little longer and it offered a better value. I was fine here, and would probably stay again, but it does feel like the motels I stayed in back in the 1970's! If that...

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

Thanks so much for giving us a try- We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We understand that travel can be really expensive and it is our pleasure to offer clean, comfortable rooms at a terrific value. We look forward to seeing you again if ever in the area. Safe travels!

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Room 265.... I never had a problem staying there before. Was there for the viewing party of the ballgame. I wasn't in the room that much but I feel like if I post these pictures maybe this room will get fixed faster. This was a smoking room even though I do not smoke. Which wasn't an issue. I tried calling...

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

We always enjoy hosting you when you are in to support the Tar Heels! We appreciate your loyalty to them and to our Inn. We were packed the night of the NCAA game and really wish we could have corrected your smoking room reservation for you to a non-smoking room. You dropped a card by the front desk for our...

Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for the weekend and it was by far one of the best stays we have had. We came from DC, after a long train ride the staff was very accommodating and the room was neat and clean. We also had a microwave and refrigerator in the room which was a plus. Their staff is AMAZING...

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

Wow Talisa- What a terrific weekend to be in Chapel Hill! NCAA excitement filled the air and everyone is so proud of the Tar Heels! We're so glad you could be part of the fun and that we could host you during your stay. We are excited to known for clean, comfortable rooms at a terrific value. We're so glad...

Mount Ulla, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I've stayed here probably 6-7 times over the years. It's inexpensive and convenient, also very dated. One of the last times I stayed there several years ago, something had flooded the carpet. I didn't notice this until I had unpacked and was too tired to get another room. I spent the entire time wearing shoes because I did not dare...

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

Hi Tarheel traveler, I'm so sorry- I never want to hear that we have upset a guest. However, I think you misunderstood our evening manager when you called on the evening of April 3rd to change the date on your reservation from April 4th to April 11th (April 4th was the NCAA finals and he could have quickly filled your...

Virginia
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I arrived at Chapel Hill University Inn on the most difficult day of my life. My fiance was at what began as a routine doctors visit and the next day was transferred 6 hours away to UNC Cancer Center. With everything happening so fast and my world crashing down, I went there to set up rooms for our family. When...

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

Jackii, Thank you so much for staying with us and for sharing your story. We were all extremely touched that you would write a review during such a difficult time in your life. Please know that we are thinking of your family and would be happy to help in any way. Our sincerest wishes for a speedy recovery and a...

Des Plaines, Illinois
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I originally booked just one night because I was going to move on start traveling half way home to Chicago. Since the stay was very pleasant, I decided to stay another night. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean and the bathroom very nice as well. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Complimentary coffee in the lobby was a...

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

We are thrilled that you were able to extend your stay with us on the way home to Chicago. It would be our pleasure to host you again on a future stay- Just give us a call!

Newton, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Excellent hotel experience! The room was very nice and clean. The staff there were very friendly and helpful! Very nice room for the money value! Had a refrigerator and microwave and coffee maker. Plus had a very big nice size desk in the room, which I thought was nice! Everything was very clean too.

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

Candace, Wow- thanks for the five star review! It's really very moving for our team when guests take time to acknowledge that they were truly cared for while staying with us. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and loved your room. Our housekeeping team takes great pride in their work and love to hear from...

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Amenities

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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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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $95 - $135 (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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“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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