Hotel & Rental Car Information

Aloft

Aloft Chapel Hill
1001 South Hamilton Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27517
(919) 932-7772  fax (919) 932-7773

Aloft Chapel HillThis year we have created an arrangement with Aloft Chapel Hill for your convenience. If you choose Aloft, we have reserved rooms for you at a set price of $99+tax (includes parking) which is very reasonable for the accommodations and location. We will be able to provide you with transportation to the pre-interview dinner, as well as help you get to your interview on time, thus negating the need for car rental. We have provided a link to the hotel, please visit the site or call to make your reservation (tell them you are using group rate for UNC Emergency Medicine).

  • Shuttle to and from your UNC interview day*
  • Shuttle to and from your interview dinner at Top of the Hill*
  • Complimentary hot breakfast in the mornings
  • This location is conveniently located in East 54, which has many restaurants and shops

*When arriving at Aloft, please let the receptionist know that you will be needing the shuttle to take you to the pre-interview dinner and to your interview day. A resident will take you back to the Aloft Chapel Hill after the pre-interview dinner.

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When arriving at Aloft, please let the receptionist know that you will be needing the shuttle to take you to the pre-interview dinner and to your interview day. A resident will take you back to the Aloft Chapel Hill after the pre-interview dinner.

Residence Inn Chapel Hill

Residence Inn

  • Shuttle to and from your UNC interview day
  • Shuttle to your interview dinner at Top of the Hill (does not run past 7pm)
  • Complimentary hot breakfast in the mornings
  • To reserve Click Here, choose your dates, and input your information. Upon completion you will receive a confirmation email from  Marriott with all the hotel information.

You can also call the Residence Inn by Marriott Chapel Hill directly, (919) 933-4848. You will need to  ask for the "Residency Program Rate" to receive the discounted rate.

Other options

Resident Housing

Hopefully not a couch!

A few residents have volunteered space in their homes to accommodate those of you that are interested in staying with us. Arrangements vary from a full separate bedroom to a couch.

If you are interested in this, please contact and she will steer you in the right direction.

Sarah Leeper, MDSarah Leeper, M.D.
PGY 2

 

Transportation

Rental company locations

Rental Car

Companies located at RDU Airport:

  • Alamo - (800)327-9633
  • Avis - (800) 331-1212
  • Budget - (800) 527-0700
  • Dollar Car Rental - (800) 800-4000
  • Enterprise - (800) 736-8222
  • Hertz - (800) 654-3131
  • National - (800) 227-7368
  • Thrifty Car Rental - (800) 847-4389
  • RDU Airport Taxi Service - (919) 840-7277

Average Cost of one-way fare:

LocationDistancePrice
Durham 14 Miles $29.80
Chapel Hill 18 Miles$ $37.60

Buses/Shuttles

Triangle Transit Authority: triangletransit.org

  • trip planner option and schedule is available at the above link
  • average travel time by bus to Chapel Hill is approximately 1 hour
  • average fare is $2.50

Getting here on your own

There are currently many construction projects that may affect where you can park and how to get to the Emergency Department. Check the UNC Public Safety website for breaking news. For Directions click here.