The Comfort of Home at the Gateway of all Charlottesville has to Offer Welcome to Holiday Inn® University Area the perfect location for leisure stays social occasions corporate meetings and conferences. We are conveniently located on Route 29 near the University of Virginia. We offer complimentary shuttle service to/from nearby Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO). Our spacious guest rooms include free Wi-Fi a refrigerator microwave and 37in HDTV. Take in the rich history of C’ville at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello James Madison's Montpelier James Monroe's Ashland and lunch at Michie Tavern. Taste and tour at an area winery or visit one of the many seasonal family-friendly festivals. The hotel is near many corporate and government offices including Northrop Grumman NGIC State Farm Lexis Nexis JAG CFA Institute Siemens GE Federal Executive Institute and UVA Research Park. Enjoy great shopping and restaurants at Barracks Road or the city's newest upscale center The Shops at Stonefield which is adjacent to the hotel. Stroll the Downtown Pedestrian Mall or take in a show or sporting event at John Paul Jones Arena. The hotel offers casual dining at Emmet's Restaurant and Lounge open for breakfast and dinner or room service in the comfort of your room. Take a dip in our heated indoor pool or workout in our Fitness Center. We look forward to welcoming you soon.