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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

There is not too much specifically wrong, but it definitely feels like you are traveling on the cheap. Staff is fine. Room is adequate. Breakfast is exclusively 'continental' with no hot breakfast option. It doesn't emerge from the site that it is about 3 miles from Chapel Hill, though in the middle of a cluster of shopping centers.

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

Hi Lee- Thank you so much for your review and we thank you for selecting our hotel for you visit to Chapel Hill. We are in Chapel Hill proper- about three miles from the UNC Hospital and about a mile and half from the UNC campus. You can walk to several shopping areas including Starbucks, Traderjoes, and several restaurants. Most...

Mentor, Ohio
Reviewed 28 April 2016

found the perfect hotel for attending UNC football games with family and friends. Great rooms, great room price. We can all be together, at the lounge and pool area. We have stayed other places but this one works so well for us Comfortable beds, clean room and a staff that is friendly and welcoming.

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Very nice motel. Lovely grounds.. Would definitely stay there next time I am in Chapel Hill. The staff was very accommodating and nice. Everything was clean and grounds were beautiful. Unfortunately pool was being remodeled but should be beautiful when complete

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

Thank you for your very kind review. Our team really appreciated knowing that they made a difference in your visit! Our contractor was just issued a work permit for our new pool- maybe you will get to take a dip during your next visit to Chapel Hill. Safe travels this summer!

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 April 2016

After a muttered check-in - seemed like the guy had something better to do - we found our room with no problem. Pretty much a standard down-market style room with two comfortable beds and a clean but sparsely equipped bathroom. Despite it being 70 degrees outside the heating was running full blast. Fortunately it was possible to turn the heating...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We traveled to Chapel Hill for a few days in April. The hotel is conveniently located, a few miles from downtown. Rooms are average and pricing is adequate. Personnel is extremely friendly and helpful – ask for Galen at the front desk to have any problem solved promptly. Overall a good stay for the price. We’ll choose this Inn again...

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Milledgeville, Georgia
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

It was alright, you get what you pay for. Staff were very friendly. Bed wasn't so comfortable and there was a ton of light coming through the super thin drapes. Made it hard to sleep. Overall though, it was pretty average.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 April 2016

My stay at this hotel was a fairly decent experience. I was visiting Chapel Hill for a couple days and just needed a place to stay overnight. This hotel was reasonably priced and it was close to UNC so that's why I selected it. My room was on the first floor and was clean and quiet. The furniture seems dated...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016

What a drama! We arrived at this 'Inn' and were given the key to our room (room 207). We had booked a 'deluxe' (haha!) room and the smell of smoke hit us immediately. There was still milk in the fridge from the previous occupants, hairs on the table and burns on one of the bedspreads. Obviously we requested a move....

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Clemmons, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This hotel is my favorite place to stay when visiting Chapel Hill. It is located 3 miles away from UNC's campus and they have a shuttle that runs to and from UNC every hour. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and I've never had a problem with noise in any of my stays there. The prices are also excellent for...

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

Andrei, Your review states it all! Many thanks for taking the time to leave your rave review. It is our pleasure to host you any time you are in town. We are honored to be on your favorites list!

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...

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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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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 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: $91 - $133 (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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