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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
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I got a great deal on this hotel through Booking.com so it's hard to criticize, but there are some concerns. The pros are the price I paid which was a total of $70 including tax. I tried to get a second night at that rate, but Booking couldn't help, and the rate went up to $119. There are two types...

Thank toohip
Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is a great no frills, no-smoking hotel- all rooms have recently been renovated. New carpet, bathrooms, TV, frig, microwave. Clean fresh sheets, no smell in the room. Great shower. Free wifi in room. Wall receptacle plate beside bed with USB charging ports for your cell or computer. Hairdryer, iron, & board, small safe. Guest washer/dryer. Free trolley to the...

1Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 11 March 2015

For this class of hotel, I thought it was very good! Great location, right across street from UVA campus and near lots of restaurants and shops. Hotel was being renovated, but room was clean and quiet, and no questionable people hanging around, so we felt quite safe.

1Thank Jeff C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

I requested 2 rooms next to each other thru Booking.com. when we arrived they had us on different floors. The manager was more then helpful to get it sorted out. So if you book thru 3rd party make sure you call The hotel for any special requests. The free breakfast was good. A lot of places to eat right down...

Thank ami n
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

While the hotel was cheap and convenient to a training I attended for work, I woke up after a one-night stay with several bed bug bites. I contacted management, not to request a refund (though I should have), just to inform them what happened and the room I stayed in (29) should be treated. Got no response. Clearly return customers...

5Thank Heywaderobson
Jessup, Maryland
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Booked a room, through Orbitz. Needed to cancel when event was cancelled. The hotel's posted cancel policy allows cancellation up to 4pm on arrival day, without penalty, If reservation not cancelled, first night will be charged. Started calling at 10am, and was unable to get an answer. Instead, put on auto hold for several minutes then it hung up. Tried...

3Thank Tom C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $91 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Excel Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“ask for ear plugs (or bring ear plugs) if you think the trains will bother you”
 of 5 bubbles daddy00, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the 26 to 29 range”
 of 5 bubbles 914martinm, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on Emment St. have more traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Hdrake757, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor seemed very quiet, but the stairs are pretty narrow.”
 of 5 bubbles Brad342, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“A/C work really good.”
 of 5 bubbles Ernestina021671, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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