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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3741 Thistledown Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
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Ranked #13 of 80 Hotels in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at this hotel at least four times a year the rooms are clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. It is very close to N C State University for those who might have business on campus. There is also a discount rate for government employees be sure to check the box when you make your reservations.

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to convey your experience, and more importantly thank you for allowing us to accommodate you! We hope we can have the opportunity to accommodate you again real soon. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More

Mechanicsville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brand new motel immediate adjacent to the south SW entrance to NCSU. Very close to the Centennial Campus. Close to the interstate and easy access to downtown Raleigh. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very clean facility

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Our property has been open since 2010, but we work hard to keep it in tip- top shape and we appreciate you taking notice. We hope we can welcome you back on your next trip to the Greater Raleigh area. Thank you for allowing us to provide you accommodation and giving us a review. Kindest regards, Milton Hamilton General Manager... More

Hampton, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bed was comfortable, room was clean, wish I would have brought my pillows. Staff was uber friend and helpful in recommending a good Carolina BBQ place (The Pit$$). For breakfast, I like eggs, their eggs seemed to be powered and folded into a cheese omelet. It was very rubbery. Sausage not very good. Minor stuff. Other items were good. Price... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay and review! Glad you all enjoyed your stay for the most part and the feedback you provide about our breakfast is invaluable. Our Complimentary Express Start Hot breakfast bar is a huge reason our guest stay with us, thus we are always reevaluating our offerings. Thank you, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel... More

San Luis Obispo, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We really appreciated this hotel when we stayed here in June for two nights in the middle of a very long road trip. The front desk staff was warm and friendly. They put thought into our room assignment and ensured we were in a low traffic area so as to not be disrupted. (I was suffering from terrible headaches at... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

In our business the best compliment is a return guest. We appreciate this review and your valued business. We are thrilled you enjoyed your past stay and look forward to your future stay! I would love the opportunity to meet you personally when you return. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The front desk worker, Sherrie is a kind, friendly person. She has addressed any and every issue I have had during my multiple visits for the past two years. Although I am not at home her kindness makes me feel as though I am walking through the front door of my own home. She is definitely a hard worker and... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

What a nice and thoughtful review! Sherrie is a jewel and we are so blessed to have her a part of our team. I look forward to sharing this thoughtful review with her. She will be delighted and encouraged to continue to be a leader in guest services. Kindest regards, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites... More

East Brunswick, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I chose this hotel for its proximity to the NC State University. It is in a quiet location despite being near route 40 and is next to a gas station (which I very much needed the next day). Check-in was fast and the front desk staff were nice. The room I was given was on the second floor, was clean... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

We appreciate your business and hope you can come back soon! All the best, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More

The Grand Strand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was our annual trip to Raleigh and the hotel we normally stay wasn't available. My job offered a discount at The Holiday Inn Express and we decided to go with them. The location is off of the expressway and the only thing within walking distance was a gas station. THE GOOD: comfortable beds, microwave and small frig, pillow choice,... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Your feedback is very much appreciated. Receiving feedback is an opportunity for us to correct the "wrongs" and improve the "good". I apologize your stay was less than perfect. I would certainly welcome an opportunity to discuss this with you more personally. I am glad to hear you would give us another try and I want your next stay to... More

Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We reserved a block of rooms here for my daughter's Raleigh wedding. It is extremely close to the Park Alumni Center on Centennial Campus, a popular reception and wedding site. From the very beginning, they were extremely easy to work with when setting up the block. We visited family during the stay and found the hotel to be extremely nice... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

What an awesome review, thank you! Lifetime memories are made at weddings and we are glad to be a part of it. The opportunity to accommodate your family and loved ones during such a special event is greatly appreciated. The pancake machine is hands down my favorite. Kindest regards, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near... More

Delaware
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I was visiting a company located in the NC State campus and this property looked very convenient, with great reviews. I was very happy with the place. It was very new and impeccably clean. Breakfast was nice - very comparable to the Hampton Inns I usually try to stay in. Very close to route 40 and minutes away from any... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Your feedback is greatly appreciated! The Chinese philosopher, Confucius said, "Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life." We pride ourselves on working with staff who love what they do. Thank you for taking notice. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More

Manteo, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I met up with a faraway friend here on an overnight visit with our kids. We chose this property for ease of parking, the indoor pool and the rate. Property was very clean, and new looking. On check-in, we mentioned we were looking for family friendly activities. Both clerks were very helpful and gave us some visitor guides, as well... More

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RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW, responded to this review

Thank you for this kind review. We appreciate your business and hope you got to enjoy Raleigh. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. All the best, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More

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Address: 3741 Thistledown Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Raleigh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW 2.5*
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