Travel and Hotel Information
When making your reservations, the nearest airport is Raleigh-Durham (RDU).
The following is a list of the some reasonably priced overnight accommodations in the area.
- Days Inn, Chapel Hill, (919) 929-3090 (http://www.daysinn.com)
- Quality Inn, Chapel Hill, (800)426-7866 or (919)968-3000
- Hampton Inn, Durham, (919)403-8700) 6137 Farrington Road, Exit 271 at I-40 (http://www.hamptoninn.com/).
- Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill, 100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 Phone: 1-919-883-0700; Fax: 1-919-883-0701, www.marriott.com/RDUCH; special rate for UNC visitors: $119 per night; free WIFI
- Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel, One Europa Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517; Phone: 919-968-4900; Fax: 919-942-3557; email: email@example.com, www.sheraton.com/chapelhill. The Sheraton has a special rate for UNC visitors at $91 per night, which includes complimentary local shuttle and free WIFI. Please call the reservation number at 866-912-1056 and refer to the reservation rate code ‘UNC’.
- Aloft at Chapel Hotel, located on 54, close to campus. Their UNC rate is $119 per night. When making reservations, ask for the UNC General Administration rate; reservations can be booked online by going to http://www.aloftchapelhill.com/unc-guests. Contact number is 919-932-7772; web site is www.aloftchapelhill.com.
- Red Roof Inn, Chapel Hill/Durham, (800)843-7663, (919) 489-9421; I-40 exit 270 (http://www.redroof.com/).
- Residence Inn by Marriott, (919)933-4848 (http://www.Marriott.com/RDUHL) UNC rate which includes a full hot breakfast buffet, shuttle service anywhere in Chapel Hill area along with wireless and wired high speed internet throughout the hotel.
Numerous taxi services are available in the area – the airport is approximately 18 miles from Chapel Hill. Most of the major car rental firms have offices at or near the airport.
- Able Taxi 933-0911
- Access One Taxi 942-8580
- Airport Direct Taxi 933-4441
- Airport Drop-Off Taxi* 993-3242
- Airport & Intown Taxi 942-4492
- Airport Taxi 942-4598
- Airport Transport & Taxi 667-0800
- Carolina Taxi 942-4219
- CH Express Taxi 941-6993
- MVP Airport Express 403-7992 or 957-7882
- Tar Heel Taxi 933-1255
- University Taxi 928-9000
* This company purports to have the most affordable rate because of flat-rate pricing versus metered rates.
FROM THE NORTH: Take NC 86 South (it becomes Airport Road) to downtown Chapel Hill.
Turn right onto Cameron Avenue (2nd light after Franklin Street), then make an immediate left
onto Pittsboro Street. Bear right when the road splits; turn left at the next light onto Mason
Farm Road. Continue down Mason Farm Road 3/10 mile and turn left into the Dogwood Parking
FROM THE SOUTH: Take US 15-501 North to Chapel Hill. US 15-501 becomes South Columbia
Street at the NC 54 intersection. From South Columbia Street, turn right at the first light onto
Mason Farm Road; continue 3/10 mile and turn left into the Dogwood Parking Deck.
FROM THE WEST: From I-85, take NC 54 East to Chapel Hill. Exit at Columbia Street/US
15-501 and turn left onto South Columbia Street. From South Columbia Street, turn right at the
first light onto Mason Farm Road. Continue 3/10 mile and turn left into the Dogwood Parking
FROM THE EAST or WEST on I-40: From 1-40, take exit #273A (from East) or exit #273B
(from West). This is Route 54-West. Proceed approximately 3 miles to the junction of Route 54
and Route 15-501. Stay in the right lane, go under the viaduct, and immediately right on the
15-501 South exit. At approximately 1 mile, you will see a sign for UNC Hospitals at Manning
Drive. Turn right, go 8/10 of a mile, and turn left onto East Drive. Turn right into the Dogwood