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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

2.5 of 5 3741 Thistledown Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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North Caroilina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was impressed by this Holiday Inn. They seemed to have their act together. Check-in was a breeze. The room was clean and spacious. Breakfast was better than your average hotel fare. The location is easily accessed from I-40 and is only a short hop away from NC State University by car. The only issue is that there aren't any... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent the night here to shorten our trip to tour Campbell University. Hotel is in a great location, minutes from downtown and shopping. Hotel looks and feels new, guest rooms are clean and comfortable. Bathroom has built in shelves which is nice. Pool and hot tub indoors is always a plus. I would definitely stay here again!

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Michigan
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20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel appears relatively new, and located far enough from Interstate and other roads that there is little noise. Only downside is there are no dining options anywhere close. Must drive other than a gas station/convenience store on the corner. Hotel does provide a nice restaurant list though.

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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 recent stay at our property! Although, we do not offer lunch or dinner we hope you enjoyed some of our local restaurants. We look forward to your return visit. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited our daughters in Raleigh, NC during Thanksgiving week. We stayed at this hotel which is 20 minutes from RDU right off RTE 40. The staff was extremely friendly and informative. The building in general and our room in particular were very clean. There was an excellent hot, free breakfast every morning. The pool. hot tub,... More 

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

We are so thankful you were able to enjoy your time with us during the Thanksgiving holiday! We hope to see you back sooner than later. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The hotel is very nice. Indoor pool and a great fitness center for a hotel. The wifi totally ruins the experience if you have to do a lot of work from the room. It was so slow I had to use the hotspot on my phone just to function. That's really my only complaint. Oh, the rate from the hotel... 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 loyalty and feedback! When guest tells us how we are doing and how we can improve it provides us the tool to be successful, so thank you. I am not happy that you didn't enjoy our internet services, as we want all guest to enjoy all of our amenities. I welcome more detailed feedback on our internet... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love this hotel because the staff remembers me when I stay. I've had a few "issues" but they have always been addressed to my satisfaction. Clean, comfortable and quiet. However, like every Holiday Inn Express and Suites I've stayed in, I suggest you skip the free breakfast. Pretty horrible.

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

We appreciate your loyalty and feedback! When guest tells us how we are doing and how we can improve it provides us the tool to be successful, so thank you. I am not happy that you didn't enjoy our breakfast, as we want all guest to enjoy all of our amenities. I welcome more detailed feedback on our breakfast in... More 

Cheraw, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Was in town a week for a conference. The hotel was nice, clean, new, very nice staff. The breakfast selection was good. Bed was comfortable, plenty of pillows. I would stay here again, and would recommend it to a friend. Perfect location, training center very close.

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

So happy you enjoyed your time with us! We appreciate your business and recommendations. Holiday Inn Express brand hotels recently upgraded our pillow selections and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed them. Hope to see you back soon. All the best, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More 

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Stayed here two nights for a wedding. Hotel seems very new, front desk staff was friendly. The room was very large, bed was great. Liked that they had hard-boiled eggs at the breakfast along with the usual junk food. There isn't much around here but there are restaurants, etc, a few miles down the freeway.

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

Our property turns 5 years old in January 2015, but our staff is determined to keep this place looking brand new. Thank you for your business, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites near NC State University SW More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay. Comfortable and real pillows. Very nice bedding. If you like to eat breakfast there was a good variety. Only thing I can say negative was the lighting. They need to invest in more lamps

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay overall! We appreciate the feedback on our lamps and will take it into consideration. After all it is the guest that really knows best. Thank you, Milton Hamilton General Manager More 

Carbondale, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We just stayed at this property with three rooms for a week and loved it. Front desk staff was friendly, rooms were modern, clean and comfortable. They even had a manager's reception Tuesday evening with free food and drink. We will definitely stay there again when returning to Raleigh.

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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 with us and excellent review! We certainly are looking forward to accommodating you in the future. 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*
Number of rooms: 108
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