We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Excel Inn & Suites

TravelocityUS$63*
View Deal
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Excel Inn & Suites
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

150 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 147: English reviews
Start your review of Excel Inn & Suites
 Click to rate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only nice things I can say about this hotel was that the bed was clean and comfortable and the bathroom looked as though it had been renovated and was clean. The carpet needed to be vacuumed, the couch had large amounts of hair all over it and it had a funny smell to the room. We stayed here one...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It did the job, although some of the staff was rude- didn't want to give out pillows. But the place was clean, although simple. The breakfast was typical but very bland. The creamer is old- so don't drink it. The ok is awful.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Michele C
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The manager was super helpful and friendly. The room was very clean, and the beds very comfortable. The hotel is very reasonably priced too, and close proximity to UVA and everywhere we needed to go. The only con was the wifi service. I was told that we had wifi in the room; however, I was not able to stay connected.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Michelety
Winchester VA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Excel Inn offers GREAT prices, location and staff! The price cannot be beat. Our room was exceptionally clean and quiet. The breakfast offered hot and cold selections. The staff was most courteous, eager to answer any questions and could not have been more genuinely friendly. What really sets it a part is its location right next to University of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank PetTravelers
Virginia
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Inn is practically on the grounds of UVa on Emmet street. Looks to have been recently remodeled. Based on some of the reviews here, I wasn't sure what to expect, but, upon entering my room was pleasantly surprised. I was in a king room above the office area. While obviously an old building, the interior of the room was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank m98cox
A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I had to come to Charlottesville for hospital and doctor's appointment on a wim my sister and I found this inn and took a chance that it would be better than the last hotel we stayed at. Well it was the young lady at the front desk (Wendy) when I checked in went over and above to accomodate my sister...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Hopefully my room is as close as I ever get to being in prison. I have traveled a lot and easily the worst room EVER. It was in an annex wing or something. Hotel was not busy so not sure why they put me there. I booked on Hotwire with a cheap rate so perhaps that is why. Bathroom was...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Jeff F
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the Pitt-UVA football game and found that this hotel was super convenient to campus and the Corner, as well as affordable. The UVA band practices next door which was both festive and loud! Also a good diner across the street.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Erin F
Herndon, VA
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and daughter stayed here for one night prior to her tour of the Nursing School on a Saturday in October. We usually stay at the Cavalier Inn across the street but it was booked so we stayed at the Excel Inn & Suites. The rate was very reasonable, the room was clean (though the overhead lightning was a...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank daddy00
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Booked this motel for a girls reunion weekend at UVA and the motel exceeded my somewhat reserved expectations. The staff was very nice and accommodating, the room was clean and spacious and the location was very close to grounds. Largest downside is that it is located right next to the train tracks, so if you are a light sleeper be...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kayla T

34 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (14)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Charlottesville hotels
0.1 km away
Cavalier Inn at the University of Virginia
Cavalier Inn at the University o...
#27 of 35 in Charlottesville
486 reviews
2.2 km away
Red Roof Inn Charlottesville
Red Roof Inn Charlottesville
#26 of 35 in Charlottesville
174 reviews
3.3 km away
Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello
Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello
#19 of 35 in Charlottesville
238 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.3 km away
Comfort Inn Monticello
Comfort Inn Monticello
#14 of 35 in Charlottesville
511 reviews
1.1 km away
Courtyard Charlottesville - University Medical Center
Courtyard Charlottesville - Univ...
#22 of 35 in Charlottesville
158 reviews
1.4 km away
Hampton Inn and Suites Charlottesville - At The University
Hampton Inn and Suites Charlotte...
#4 of 35 in Charlottesville
701 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $91 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Excel Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 32
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity and getaroom.com so you can book your Excel Inn & Suites reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Budget Hotel Charlottesville
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Excel Inn & Suites staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
cincinnati oh
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Excel Inn & Suites staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
5 of 5
Travelocity
US$63* /night
View Deal
TripAdvisorUS$63
Orbitz.comUS$63
Hotwire.comUS$63
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates