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Our Wilmington, NC Hotel Is Conveniently Located Between Wrightsville Beach & Historic WilmingtonThe Holiday Inn Express & 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 150 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.


· ATM/Cash machine - (In Area)
· Accessible facilities
· Air conditioning individually controlled in room
· Airline desk
· Bathtub
· Buffet breakfast
· Car rental desk - (In Area)
· Coffee/Tea maker
· Color television
· Cribs
· Desk with lamp
· Dry cleaning
· Evening reception
· Free parking
· Gift/News stand - (In Area)
· Golf - (In Area)
· Hairdryer
· High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
· High speed internet connection
· Housekeeping - daily
· Housekeeping - weekly
· Ice machine
· Interior corridors
· Internet access
· Ironing board
· Late check-out available
· Late check-out available
· Meal included - continental breakfast
· Meeting rooms
· Microwave
· Mini-refrigerator
· Non-smoking
· On-Site parking
· Onsite laundry
· Outdoor pool
· Parking
· Private bathroom
· Public area air conditioned
· Safe deposit box
· Satellite television
· Separate closet
· Shops and commercial services - (In Area)
· Spare electrical outlet available at desk
· Stereo
· Tennis court - (In Area)
· Transportation
· Transportation services - local area
· Travel agency
· Valet same day dry cleaning
· Voice mail
· Wireless internet connection
· Wireless internet connection in public areas

Room Information

Connecting rooms, Two-line phone
Kitchenette, Sofa bed
two queen beds nonsmoking
1 king bed executive nonsmoking
imperial suite nonsmoking

Miscellaneous Information

· American Dollars is the native currency.
· Check in time is 3:00 PM
· Check out time is 12:00 PM
· Time Zone is GMT
· Opened in 1996
· 131 rooms.
· 45 suites.
· 5 floors.

Restaurant Information

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 the 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.

Meeting Facility

Flexible Meeting Space

Our flexible meeting space offers 1,425sf of room for meetings, receptions, or banquets. This space can be used as 1 large area, or it can be broken into 2 smaller meeting rooms - the Azalea Room & the Gardenia Room. Meeting space was renovated in 2010.

Azalea Room Gardenia Room Executive Board Room

Our Executive Board Room is perfect for smaller meetings. The room features a long conference table surrounded by plush leather executive-style chairs.

Recreation Information

Fitness center on-site

Outdoor pool

Children's program

Area Attractions

- Wal-Mart
- Mayfaire Town Center

Pottery Barn, Barnes & Noble, J. Crew, White House/Black Market, h.h. gregg, Michael's, Red Robin, Pier 1 Imports, Gamestop, Ann Taylor, Coldwater Creek, J. Jill, Belk, Reeds Jewelers, Mama Fu's, Starbucks, movie theater.

- Downtown Wilmington

Shop by the riverfront! 5 live theaters, 5 museums, 20 galleries, over 100 shops, 50 locally owned restaurants - NO chain stores!

- Wilmington Convention Center
- Wilmington International Airport
- Raleigh, NC
- Wilmington, NC
- Cape Fear Country Club
- Wrightsville Beach
- Historic Downtown Wilmington
- Cape Fear National Golf Club

Newly opened 18-hole, par 72 golf course in northern Brunswick County, NC. Course was designed by Tim Cate and boasts a true Scottish/Pinehurst feel.

- University of North Carolina - Wilmington
- Cape Fear River
- North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
- USS NC Battleship
- EUE Screen Gems Studio
- Deep Sea Fishing
- NC Azalea Festival
- Cape Fear Riverboats - Henrietta III
- Carrabas Italian Restaurant
- Outback Steakhouse
- Porters Neck Country Club

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Cities Near Wilmington

Carolina Beach
Wrightsville Beach

Airport - Transportation

Wilmington International Airport (ILM)

Art Galleries & Dealers

Africa West
Blue Dragon
American Pie
Charles Jones African Art
Fat Cat Gallery
Fine Arts Services
Fountainside Fine Arts Gallery
Makado Gallery
Spectrum Gallery
Sullivan Gallery

Convention & Meeting Facilities - Civic Centers

Cape Fear Coast Convention

Government Buildings - Agencies

Town Hall

Historical Places

St Thomas Preservation Hall
Poplar Grove Plantation

Hospitals & Medical Care Facilities

Cape Fear Hospital
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Wilmington Treatment Center
Coastal Carolina Health Allnc


Bellamy Mansion Museum
Cape Fear Museum
St Johns Museum of Art
Wilmington Children's Museum
Wilmington Railroad Museum
Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

Universities & Colleges

University of North Carolina - Wilmington

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