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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The Hotel staff were all very polite and helpful, however, the room was very disappointing. The AC did not work properly, the carpeting felt wet all the time, our bathing suits wouldn't even dry over night, if anything they were wetter the next day. The temps were very high outside and it was extremely humid, there was no relief in...

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

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is through comments like yours that we can improve. Thank you for mentioning our staff as they make all the difference. Steve

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Although a little bit out of the main areas, this is a good hotel with handy access to Malls and restaurants , some of which are in walking distance from the hotel. It has the usual very friendly & helpful staff that you get with most Holiday inns in the US

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

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I'm pleased that you mentioned the staff here as I believe they make all the difference. Steve

Douglasville, Georgia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Upon check-in, we were greeted by a friendly woman and checked in quickly. The room was clean and in good condition. The pool was large but we didn't get a chance to make it out there during our stay. The bed was uncomfortable and tough on my back. The air conditioner vent made a loud metal scraping noise all night,...

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

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I have shared your comments with the maintenance staff so they can address the issue with the ac unit. Steve

Sanford
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The staff is very friendly & accommodating. Extremely polite in person & on the phone. Had to make a change to my reservation & staff was very accommodating with no additional charges. Rooms were very clean & ready for these travelers. Excellent breakfast choices included with stay.

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

Greetings, Thank you for your positive review of our property, we are glad you see the value in staying with us. I tell all of our employees that are people make all the difference and we are pleased that you noticed them. Please come back and visit us again soon. Steve

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This hotel is sandwiched among car dealerships, which is not pretty, but it is at a major intersection which makes it convenient. The staff were friendly and helpful (especially Carl), and the breakfast was good and plentiful. However, the building's walls are very thin - when someone was knocking on a door down the hall it felt like knocking on...

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

Greetings, Thanks for taking the time to fill out a survey. I'm glad you passed on your comments, it is the only way we can improve. Thanks for staying with us. Steve

Statesville, NC
Reviewed 22 June 2015

As a Hilton Honors Silver member, I don't normally end up at an IHG hotel. However, this hotel did not disappoint. I was in town on business, so the beach was not important. This hotel is convenient to the Downtown Wilmington and university area, but also was just a quick 10-15 minute drive from both the Wrightsville Beach and Carolina...

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

Greetings, Thank you for the positive review, I'm pleased you found the value in staying with us. Pancakes at the push of a button is a show stopper. Please make us your new home when in Wilmington. Steve

NY
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Most cases love staying at HIE, and this was no exception. Everything about this HIE was perfect. Clean rooms, the front desk was very friendly and helpful. Places to eat close by. Rates very reasonable for this HIE. Perfect stay!

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

Greetings, Thanks for taking the time to review our property. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Steve

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 28 May 2015

A friend and I stayed here during Memorial Weekend and had a great experience! The hotel bed is one of the softest I've ever slept in. The free breakfast is delicious, the pool area is great and the staff are very friendly. They also rent out free beach towels, but be aware they are about as big as a washcloth,...

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

Greeting, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are so pleased you enjoyed you stay and we look forward to your next trip. See you again soon. Steve

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We've been staying at this HIE for 7 years and have been very happy. Things have changed. After an absence last summer, we stayed here Memorial Day weekend 2015. First off, after checking in, I very quickly noticed that the bathroom was not as clean as it could be. (Hair, which was not ours, on the floor, hair in sink,...

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

Greetings, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We have done well in the past and we will continue to work hard in the future. I will share your comments with the Breakfast Staff as well as the Housekeeping Crew and help them improve. Steve

Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took a trip trip to Wilmington for my birthday. This was probably the best experience with a hotel while I've been traveling. We arrived early and were able to check in early if we joined their rewards group. Which took no time at all. With joining the rewards group we were also able to check out...

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

Greetings, Thanks for taking the time to review our property, I'm pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and see us again for the next Birthday. Steve

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: ₹ 5,085 - ₹ 11,734 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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 of 5 bubbles sandybU8624DH, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we stayed on 4th floor and it was quiet while we were there”
 of 5 bubbles djshodges, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in a King suite it had a door between the Bedroom and sitting area.. quite nice.”
 of 5 bubbles bdheelfan, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“It is a little quirky to get in and out of this hotel, but once you figure it out, its location is quite convenient. A GPS helps!”
 of 5 bubbles MaryDonnaP, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Request a room at the front of the hotel to avoid the back door smokers and the smell of cigarette smoke in your room.”
 of 5 bubbles 316sheilab, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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