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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here on December 31st and departed the next morning. The front desk recommended hieronymus restaurant for the seafood and enclosed 10% coupon. It was an OK recommendation. There were a lot of cookies in the lobby and fruit at night. New Years day breakfast was great. It quiet and the breakfast bar lady was prompt with getting everything...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Thank you SailingPanda for the Great Review! We hope you are enjoying your New Year! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us over the holiday. We strive daily to provide a great hotel that all our guest will love. We hope to see you next time you are in the Wilmington area. Thank you again,...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Was in town for a college graduation ceremony and opted to stay at this hotel. Great choice! For starters it's literally right down the road (within 2 miles) of UNCW and it's easy to get to from out of town and easy to get to the Market St./Front St. area. Wrightsville Beach is a short drive from this location, too....

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Thank you Bouyscout for the fantastic review and recommendation! There is no greater reward to us than our valued guest recommendation. We strive to provide a great hotel that all our guest will love. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Smart Start breakfast! As well as the complimentary upgrade. We all hope to see you in the future...

Colorado
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The people at the check in desk were barely civil. The hotel appeared to only have one luggage carrier for the whole hotel - and by the way, no one cared that only one was available. An advertised happy hour left a lot to be desired. The worst part, however, was that the room was not clean. No bed bugs,...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Thank you Susan G for the review. I sincerely apologize for the sub par experience you had while staying with us, as well as the Manager Reception on Tuesday. We strive to provide a great hotel that is safe , clean and comfortable for all our guest. We do hope to see you again. Until then take care, Steve Janoski...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

I was greeted with a smile upon check in...would have like a smile and some warm chocolate chip cookies lol but so far so good my room is very clean, bathroom is great, beds a little firm but over all I would stay here again. Very close to everything, literally behind a Walmart(walking distance). Oh and I'm 10-15 mins away...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

T.M. Thank you for the GREAT Review!! We truly love hearing from our guest!! We are so pleased to know you enjoyed our hotel but also our location! We hope to see you next time your in Wilmington for the beach and warm cookies. All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager

Feasterville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 December 2014

If your visiting UNCW this is a great location, as for me I use to live in Wilmington so I know my way around and stay here due to its price value. Its the same as any other Holiday Inn Express just expect a little bit of a rowdy crowd at time as this is a collage area hotel that...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Thank you Rick M for the great Review! We love hearing from our valued guest. We strive to provide a clean comfortable hotel for everyone. We apologize for the rowdy crowd you may have encountered during your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit to Wilmington! Thank you once again, Steve Janoski General Manager

Hillsborough, NC
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed here while visiting relatives for Thxgiving. Room was clean, quiet, we got a great rate and housekeeping staff were wonderful--especially Adele. Location was conveniently located just off main drag.

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Thank you V W for the great review!!! We strive daily to provide a great hotel that all our valued guest love. We are so pleased to hear Adele could make your stay more enjoyable. We hope to see you for your future trips to Wilmington NC!! All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Spent a couple of nights here while on business in Wilmington. The hotel is in a great location and close to lots of restaurants. It's easy to find and to get in and out of. The staff was great and the rooms, and the entire hotel, was very clean and comfortable. I'll definitely stay here again.

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Greg M, Thank you for the Fantastic Review!! We are so glad you in enjoyed your stay with us and we could make your business trip that much more enjoyable. We strive to meet all our guest expectations and love hearing about our valued guest experiences. We hope to see you next you are in Wilmington!! All the best, Steve...

Delaware, Ohio
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I stayed here one night for business while in Wilmington. It was easy to get to from the airport, and had easy access to the rest of the city. It seemed to be close to everything I was looking for. The room was clean and modern with a comfortable bed. Breakfast was what you'd expect. The staff was friendly when...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

John R, Thank you for the Great Review!!! We truly love hearing from our valued guest. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we be joining us again in the future. Guest satisfaction is our top priority! We hope to see you soon! All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager

Maryland
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We chose this hotel for the close proximity to the UNCW and we must say the location of this lovely hotel is perfect. After driving 6 hours, we walked into the nicely appointed lobby and were warmly greeted by front desk personnel. Our room was clean and comfy. It felt so good to be able to rest on comfortable beds...

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SJanoski, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Givemesun, Thank you for the wonderful review!! We strive to provide a great hotel that our guest will love and we take all guest feedback to heart. We are so thrilled to hear you will be visiting us in the future hopefully for more fun in the sun! Until then take care, Steve Janoski General Manager

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I am a long term guest here at Holiday Inn. I will NOT be staying there anymore. Anna the "manager" is rude and arrogant. EVERY time I am here I see different front desk staff....I'm wondering why they have a different person here every time I visit. I am going to put my money into a hotel who respects their...

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Steven J, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center, responded to this review

Megan, Thank you for taking the time to fill out a survey. I feel very strongly that in the hospitality industry we have one job and that is to make people feel at home while they are traveling. We missed a great opportunity to do just that. I will be looking into the situation and ensure moving forward that this...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express(R) & Suites Wilmington - University Center offers an ideal location in mid-town Wilmington. Our hotel is less than one mile from the campus of UNC-W. We have great amenities, such as an outdoor pool, complimentary Wi-Fi access and hot breakfast. Corporate guests soon find out why we're one of the best hotels in Wilmington, NC for business travelers, as we offer business work stations with printing capabilities, as well as access to copy and fax services. We have more than 1,600 sq ft of flexible meeting space that will handle groups of up to 80 people. In addition, companies such as General Electric, Corning, Verizon Wireless and PPD are all close to our location. Our hotel is a great place for leisure travelers, too! We're close to the USS North Carolina Battleship and Children's Museum of Wilmington. Families can visit the Cape Fear Museum or explore historic downtown. We're also near Mayfaire Town Center, and some of North Carolina's most beautiful beaches are just seven miles away. While you stay with us, our staff will make sure that you enjoy every aspect of your stay. We serve a complimentary hot breakfast every morning, featuring our signature cinnamon rolls and more. Reserve a room with us today, and you'll see why our guests return year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center

Address: 160 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403-1621
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range: $106 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express & Suites Wilmington - University Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel Wilmington
Holiday Inn Express And Suites
Holiday Inn Express Wilmington
Holiday Inn Wilmington
Wilmington Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Wilmington
#17 Family Hotel in Wilmington
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