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“A very pleasant experience :)” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chapel Hill University Inn
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Chapel Hill
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OCEAN CITY,MD
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“A very pleasant experience :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

I was going to book this hotel anyway, but I got fortunate and found a Groupon for the hotel and paid $52 a night. I've read reviews about bad TV's and carpeting and such, well I must have gotten a renovated room because I had a nice LCD flat screen TV, carpet was OK, bathroom was above average, nice size fridge and a king bed. The front desk was awesome, when I arrived there was a woman in front of me that didn't have her printed groupon and they directed her to the lobby computer so she could print out another. The girl at the front desk(Crystal, I believe) was most helpful as I needed directions to Bank of America, not only did she tell me the directions, but wrote them down as well. The shuttle was cool, an easy way to get to the cam,pus and they drop you off right on Franklin Street at University Square, the only downside was they stop running at 4pm, but there are taxis available and it was a $12 fare from Carmichael Arena to the hotel. There are plenty of food options in the area as well as grocery stores, pharmacy, pretty much anything you need, just ask Crystal(ask her if you can have 10 wash cloths for your room, it's an inside joke that I'm sure she will remember!).
In closing, I had a wonderful stay and would recommend this hotel if you're in the Chapel Hill area.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled solo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

I was very happy with the level of customer service and the price I recieved staying here. The hospital is so close which was very convienent. My room was clean and ready for me as soon as I go there. Overall a stress-free, pleasant stay.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

I came to Chapel Hill for a UNC basketball game, and a lot of the hotels I usually stay at didn't have availability. I ended up choosing Chapel Hill University Inn and I was extremely pleased with my choice. Although it is an older hotell (the TV's aren't brand new), my room was clean and comfortable, and the staff was very friendly and accommodating! Also, there's a family themed sports bar with good food attached to the hotel. I recommend this hotel to anyone coming into the Chapel Hill area. Thumbs up!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

Check in is not until after 4pm, BEDS ARE AWFUL, there were roaches, must wear socks at all times-the carpet is very old. Very bad TV Reception. Did not have a good experience. Do not recommend

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

I wouldn't stay here again even if they paid me! And Krystal is the rudest person you will ever meet at the front desk! The rooms are in serious need of repairs! And the front desk staff (Krystal) need to be replaced with someone nice! Go on down the street, take my word for it!

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Additional Information about Chapel Hill University Inn

Property: Chapel Hill University Inn
Address: 1301 Fordham Blvd, Hwy 15-501 at Eastgate, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-5803 (Formerly Holiday Inn Chapel Hill)
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Region: United States > North Carolina > Chapel Hill
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Chapel Hill
#5 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
Price range (per night): $83 - $123
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chapel Hill University Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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 
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Holiday Inn Chapel Hill
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