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Located within a mile (2 km) of University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr is within 3 miles (5 km) of Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park. This 131-room hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. It's near the airport and also close to Mayfaire Town Center and New Hanover County Arboretum.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6 AM to 10 AM.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr's 131 rooms are air-conditioned and provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels and pay movies, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and video-game consoles are also standard.

Property features

At Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, put free parking to good use. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 3 meeting rooms, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr

160 Van Campen Blvd Wilmington NC 28403

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This hotel offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. 3 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and multilingual staff. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1400 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Computer station 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Express check-in 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Picnic area 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 131 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr offers 131 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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