Holiday Inn Express & Suites WILMINGTON-UNIVERSITY CTR ★★★

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$72
avg/night
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Check-in: Feb 15, 2016 Check-out: Feb 16, 2016
4.1 /5
Overall score
93%
Would recommend
Amenities:
4.1
Cleanliness:
4.5
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.3
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.1
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Overview

Couples, families and business travelers all stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Wilmington-University Ctr. for its many amenities, including free Wi-Fi and free deluxe hot breakfast each morning featuring signature cinnamon rolls, scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, sausage, bacon, sausage and more. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Wilmington-University Ctr. also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center and a business center. The hotel is less than two miles from UNC Wilmington and close to local attractions.

Dining

Each day, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Wilmington-University Ctr. guests are treated to a free hot breakfast featuring signature cinnamon rolls, scrambled eggs or cheese omelets, sausage, bacon, sausage, gravy, hot biscuits, assorted breads, yogurt, fresh fruit and fresh coffee. Restaurants like Hiro Japanese Steakhouse, Cracker Barrel, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse and Carolina Ale House are all nearby.

Rooms

Comfortable rooms and suites at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Wilmington-University Ctr. are styled in serene shades of blue, white and cream. Accommodations offer one king bed or two queen beds with triple sheets and pillow-top mattresses, free Wi-Fi, a 32-inch TV with HBO and movies on-demand, microwaves, refrigerators, easy chairs and desks. Suites offer sitting areas and kitchenettes, and select suites provide Jacuzzis.

Property features

Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Wilmington-University Ctr. are less than two miles away from campus at UNC Wilmington. Travelers also visit popular North Carolina attractions like sunny Wrightsville Beach, Screen Gem Studios, Bellamy Mansion and Wilmington Riverwalk. When not exploring the city, guests work up a sweat on cardiovascular machines in the fitness center, swim in the outdoor pool or soak in the hot tub.

Highlights

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free deluxe hot breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center

Nearby attractions

  • UNC Wilmington (1.9 mi/3.1 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Park (3.8 mi/6.2 km)
  • Bellamy Mansion (4.3 mi/6.9 km)
  • Screen Gems Studio (4.3 mi/6.9 km)
  • Cape Fear Museum (4.6 mi/7.4 km)
  • Children's Museum (4.8 mi/7.7 km)
  • Wilmington Riverwalk (4.9 mi/7.9 km)
  • Wrightsville Beach (5.7 mi/9.2 km)
  • USS North Carolina (7.7 mi/12.4 km)
  • Fort Fisher (19.4 mi/31.2 km)

Business

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Offers 1,620 square feet of total meeting space for 12 to 150 guests
  • Business center with computer, print and fax services
  • Audiovisual equipment and catering available

Transportation

  • Wilmington International Airport (4.8 mi/7.7 km)

Dining

Carrabba's Italian Grill
This is an Italian grill located a block from hotel. Their menu consists of pasta, seafood, steak and chicken.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant is a family friendly establishment. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Hiro Japanese Steakhouse
Hiro Japanese Steakhouse is fun for whole family! Watch the entertaining chefs prepare your dinner at your table. This is great for entertaining children! Also, check out their sushi.
Outback Steakhouse
Outback Steakhouse is a family restaurant located a few blocks from our hotel. Their menu consists of steak, chicken and seafood entrees. Outback has a small gluten free menu available for those who desire that option.
The Bridge Tender
The Bridge Tender is an upscale restaurant that specializes in seafood. Their menu also has steak, chicken and pasta options available. The Bridge Tender is a perfect place for an evening business meeting.
Hooters
Wings, beer, sports.
Carolina Ale House
Sports Bar and Grille. Full food menu.

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Guest score 4.4 / 5
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Guest score 4.1 / 5
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Guest score 3.6 / 5
$129

Amenities

Featured

  • Free breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities

General

  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Ice machine

Activities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's activities
  • Golf
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Free breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee maker in room

Services

  • Business center
  • Maid service
  • Guest laundromat
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Airline desk
  • In-Room Safe
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Car rental desk
  • Porters
  • FAX
  • Gift shop
  • Overhead projector
  • White board
  • Florist

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room

Parking

  • Free parking
  • Parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible facilities

Room

  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Desk with lamp
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer in room
  • Microwave
  • Cribs available
  • Sofa bed
  • Temperature control
  • Ironing board
  • Bath tub

Reviews

4.1 /5 Overall score

93% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4.1/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.5/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.5/5
  • Comfort: 4.3/5
  • Location: 4.3/5
  • Value: 4.1/5

A terrific value!

Would recommend Fri, Nov 13, 2015
This was a terrific value - we needed to visit for an overnight - and everything was great. Clean, economical, great location, nice staff, and excellent breakfast. The only thing that I would suggest would be to nix those turkey sausage patties for breakfast:-)

| Huntersville Business

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Adequate stay

Would recommend Wed, Aug 12, 2015
Hotel was fine overall decent breakfast, friendly staff, nice pool. Our room had a loud rattle in the AC unit and was also next to elevator, so a bit noisy. We stayed two nights and didn't get maid service...had to go find someone to give us a couple clean towels, and although the staff was nice about it, it seemed like it was a big deal for them to be able to give us towels.

| Rocky Mount Couples

3 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 3 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 3 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Family getaway

Would recommend Sun, Aug 2, 2015
The staff, friendly. Rooms clean & comfy. Good downtown location. The elevators had no ac or ventilation so we're hot & stuffy. Free breakfast options were good, fruit, cereal, bagels, yogurt, eggs, biscuits & gravy.

| Erwin Family

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

Great place to stay

Would recommend Thu, May 7, 2015
I had a great stay it was comfortable and worth the money the staff was very nice and the location is 20 mins from the beach. The Walmart store is close by so it's easy to get nick nacks if needed I'll definitely be going back

| N/A Friends

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Nice Beach Getaway

Would recommend Tue, May 5, 2015
This hotel was pretty nice! The staff greeted us when we walked in and assisted us the entire trip. The hotel isn't far from the beach. There were a few restaurants around. The breakfast was pretty good. It was very busy in the dining area but they never ran out of food which is a plus! The room was very clean and quiet. I would definitely stay at this hotel again and recommend it to anyone.

| Durham Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

good hotel

Would recommend Thu, Feb 19, 2015
Nice stay. Good breakfast and quiet rooms. Comfy bed.

| Madison Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Night on the town

Would recommend Tue, Feb 10, 2015
Stayed in Wilmington over night for a friends 30th birthday! Holiday inn express was the perfect distance from downtown Wilmington, only a $13 dollar cab ride! Room was very clean and comfortable! Perfect value for just an overnight getaway with friends!

| N/A Friends

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

We stay here every time

Would recommend Wed, Jan 7, 2015
we go to Wilmington. The staff at the Holiday Inn Express are fantastic people. They are helpful, and think ahead to solve problems before they happen. Everyone from the two people who manage breakfast (which is quite a spread for a free breakfast, and changes every day) on different days to the manager and assistant managers who went out of their way to solve problems for us and were nice to their staff too. Best location in Wilmington too, close to UNCW and on roads to downtown and beach.

Dining

Casey's buffet, which is south on College just past UNCW and then east on Oleander, has the best East Carolina barbeque, and a lot of other great food.

| Arlington Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Conference

Would recommend Tue, Dec 30, 2014
Loveddddd This hotel!!! Great customer service and wonderful amenties

| N/A Business

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Very comfortble.

Would recommend Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Enjoyed my stay and was very comfortable. Close to nice restaurants and shopping.

Dining

Ate at CrackerBarrell, Olive Garden and Outback.

| Salisbury, NC Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

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Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate based on Check-in: Feb 15, 2016 Check-out: Feb 16, 2016