Surrounded by gardens and jogging paths the Rizzo Center surrounds guests with gardens and jogging paths and treats them to free Wi-Fi and breakfast. Made up of three main low-rise buildings the non-smoking Rizzo Center belongs to the University of North Carolina's business school and features plenty of tech-savvy amenities such as free Wi-Fi flat-panel TVs iPod docks and lots of conference space. The 120 traditionally decorated rooms also supply coffeemakers work desks and hairdryers. Active guests stay trim using the jogging paths fitness center or bicycle rentals and down time can be spent lounging next to the seasonal outdoor pool or cuing up at the billiard tables. A free breakfast buffet is served each morning and there's also a sports bar on-site. A 24-hour front desk and a business center round out the amenities. Local shuttle service and parking are free. The hotel is less than three miles from downtown Chapel Hill and the UNC campus in a residential area within three miles of I-40. Within five miles guests can attend events at the Dean E. Smith Center wander through the Ackland Art Museum or explore the Kidzu Children's Museum. Duke University is a 15-minute drive and other nearby sights include Fearrington Village 20 minutes away and Gimghoul Castle three miles away. Drive 30 minutes to downtown Raleigh and its suburbs for plenty of shopping as well as the North Carolina Museum of Art PNC Arena and the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University. The closest major airport is Raleigh-Durham International Airport 16 miles east of the property. our guests give the Rizzo Center high marks noting its attractive garden setting attentive staff and spacious well-equipped rooms.