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One mile from UNC

Situated along a lake with a boardwalk, boutiques, and restaurants, this hotel is a mile from the University of North Carolina, and a short drive from Charlotte Motor Speedway and downtown.

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Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel, which also offers an outdoor splash pool, a lakefront restaurant, and a complimentary shuttle service.

Signature bedding

Guestrooms feature the Suite Dreams by Hilton bed, with down comforter and triple sheeting. Other amenities include armchairs with ottomans, and cable TV with premium channels.

Hilton Charlotte University Place ratings based on 354 Verified Reviews

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4.3 out of 5
90% of guests recommend
4.5 Room cleanliness
4.5 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.3 Hotel condition
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5 out of 5
by from Atlanta
Posted Jan 27, 2017
Always enjoyable. Great room and staff. This is my preferred place in Charlotte
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Relaxing weekend

5 out of 5
by from Raleigh, NC
Posted Jan 23, 2017
Staff was very helpful and friendly. The manager got my car out of Valet Parking because the valet was busy. That says a lot!
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Aging hotel

3 out of 5
by from Colorado
Posted Jan 22, 2017
Several outlets didn't work, beds were very small, trash wasn't removed from our room, and we ran out of tissues. The location is nice, but a few updates and paying attention to small details would make this place great.
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3 out of 5
by from charlotte
Posted Jan 13, 2017
I did not like the staff they did not greet me when i checked in and also they charged me 75 cent for one phone call when i paided over 200 dollars for the room for one night and 50 dollars for the bar. But thanks again for your services. I will never rent a room from there again.
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5 out of 5
by from va
Posted Dec 31, 2016
Outstanding Great facility. Great Service. Great location
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Convenient location!

5 out of 5
Posted Dec 19, 2016
The bed was the best! My overall experience was great and I will be back
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Nice location, great staff...needs updating!!

2 out of 5
by from Massachusetts
Posted Dec 5, 2016
Pros: Boardwalk area was awesome. Walking trail and fountains were relaxing. Close proximity to quality restaurants. Staff was very friendly and informative
Cons: Update the heating and cooling systems in the rooms.
Location: Great restaurants in the area within walking distance. Shopping across the street for those things you forgot.
Beautiful location!!! Loved the boardwalk and restaurants right out the back door, how convenient and nice to look at. A great way to relax by walking around the pond and fountains. The room was nice and clean. Now for the bad part.... I have never heard a toilet that flushed louder than this one. I wouldn't flush after 11p.m. for fear of waking up my wife, or the guests in the rooms next to mine. The heater/AC unit was loud as well. It made a banging noise when it kicked on and off...which woke me up every time it did it. After the first night, I just turned it off until the morning and dealt with the temperature change throughout the night...adding or taking off blankets as needed, but also having to wake up to do so. We were there for 7 nights. When we were awake and it kicked on, we had to turn up the to hear and then turn it down again when it cycled off.
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Great Location

4 out of 5
by from New York
Posted Nov 30, 2016
Everything was in reach, from banks to restaurants to the major highway. They even had a Starbucks in the lobby!! Everyone was friendly. My only issues were extremely minor. The cooling/heating system was a little tricky. It was never truly comfortable. It worked, but I couldn't set it to a mode that felt right. Last, the lights in the hallway. BRIGHT!! When you're trying to sleep, the light creeps through the crack of your door like heaven was on the other side. Again, nothing serious though. Overall, great experience. Cleaning staff was on point as well. Good job.
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Lovely Hotel, Room needed maintenance

4 out of 5
Posted Nov 28, 2016
Pros: Location and facilities
Cons: Room maintenance
Location: Plenty of shopping and places to eat
The facilities at this hotel are great. Location is central to Charlotte. Bar and waitress staff were extremely friendly. We did have a maintenance problem with our room, however the management team was quite attentive and expressed sincere concern. I will definitely stay at this location again.
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5 out of 5
Posted Oct 31, 2016
Pros: I love everything, I'm a huge fan of the Hilton chains and I've never been disappointed.
Cons: I liked everything. No issues from the staff and the room was perfect.
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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the property, and Verizon Wireless Amphitheater is within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of this suburban hotel. Charlotte Motor Speedway is 5.4 miles (8.7 kilometers) away, and downtown Charlotte (known as Uptown) is 8 miles (13 kilometers) away.

The hotel's restaurant features daily breakfast buffets and a patio overlooking the lake. A television in the lobby and multilingual staff are conveniently available. A 24-hour business center includes computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). The hotel has 17 meeting rooms with 20,000 square feet of meeting space. Valet parking (surcharge) and complimentary self-parking are available, as well as a complimentary area shuttle within a 5-mile radius (excluding Verizon Wireless Amphitheater). Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Hilton Charlotte University Place is a smoke-free property

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 393 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1800 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 17 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 20000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room safe 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Lakefront Restaurant - Indoor and seasonal outdoor dining overlooking the picturesque lake. Pasta; surf and turf. Daily buffet and à la carte breakfast; à la carte lunch and dinner.

Lakefront Lounge - Lively lounge serving cocktails, specialty drinks, light fare indoors or out on the deck with lake views. Open late afternoon until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor splash pool overlooks the lake. The fitness center contains treadmills, exercise bikes, and stair machines. A playground is also on site.

A jogging path and a boardwalk circle the lake. The Highland Creek Golf Club, three miles away, offers an 18-hole championship course designed by Clifton, Ezell, & Clifton. It's considered the best and most challenging public course in the Charlotte area. Bicycling and hiking trails are available at Reedy Creek Park, two miles away.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 


If you have requests for specific 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 ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 15.95 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

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.