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asheville
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I stayed here with my family for a long weekend. The staff was great and our rooms were kept clean. We asked for more towels on more than one occasion and the staff were happy to help us. The pool was clean along with the lobby. The breakfast was great only it was quite crowded. Overall, this place is great...

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

Greetings, Thanks for the kind words we are glad you enjoyed your stay with up. Please come back and see us again soon. Steve

Ridgeland SC
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Only stayed one night but hotel is centrally located to shopping, restaurants and only a few miles to Wrightsville Beach. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Great morning breakfast. Room was clean and I couldn't hear any noise from other rooms which is usually the one thing that keeps me from returning to a hotel. Would definitely stay here again.

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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 fill out a survey. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Steve

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 April 2015

My son and I stay here as part of a class trip to the area. The staff were warm and friendly. The free breakfast was better then average for a hotel. The WIFI was free and worked well. We intend to bring the entire family back to see some of the attractions. I would have no problem staying here again.

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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 kind words, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please ask for me when you and your family return to Wilmington. Steve

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 April 2015

First off get to the room pool is being cleaned so we thought it was open.. Wrong they said they were waiting on inspection.. I ask when I called to book the room they said it was open.. Leave go to beach come back kids go to get in shower used bar of soap my son picks up.. Nasty.. This...

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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 fill out a survey, it is through comments like yours we can improve. In sorry for the inconvenience of the pool not yet being open, as of April 1st we plan to open for the season. We are still waiting for the city to inspect the pool before we can open. as...

Reviewed 31 January 2015

I have stayed here since 1998 and have enjoyed it and the staff. I use this brand in many locations as well; other locations outperform this one. A shout out to Rhonda who runs the breakfast weekdays. She has done a consistently excellent job over the years. And the man doing it on weekends does a tremendous job trying to...

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

Thank you World H, for taking the time to write us a review. We truly apologize for the mishaps you have noticed over the years. We hope to bring our hotel back up to your expectations. We strive daily to bring a clean comfortable hotel that all our guest love. We will be addressing the concerns you have and will...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Stayed here over the weekend. We were down for a battle reenactment at Fort Fisher and it was not very far from the hotel location. The hotel is between some car dealerships and you have to look for it. It is also close to the University and restaurants. Upon arrival we were upgraded to a suite. Nice King size bed...

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

Barbara B. Thank you for the great review! We truly appreciate hearing from all our valued guest. We strive daily to provide a great hotel that our guest will love. We hope we made you trip to Fort Fisher more enjoyable. We hope to see you next time you are in the area. All the best, Steve Janoski General Manager

New Jersey
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We stayed here for 1 night while visiting UNCW. Typical HI Express- simple, clean, friendly staff. Breakfast was good - cereal, oatmeal, bread/muffins/bagels, pancakes, yogurt, fruit (bananas and apples), coffee, tea, juice, milk. Check in was quick and easy, hotel is very centrally located and only a 5 min drive from UNCW. Free wifi in the room worked well too....

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

Thank you Trac4 for taking the time to write a wonderful review! We love hearing from our valued guest. We are so pleased to hear we met all you expectations of our hotel and our wonderful Holiday Inn Express brand. We hope to see you during your next trip to Wilmington. Until next time, Steve Janoski General Manager

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...

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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: ₹ 5,105 - ₹ 11,585 (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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 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.”
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