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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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  • 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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Cheraw, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Wilmington, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Business traveler. Lovation east to get to. Hotel was quiet. Everything was great. Pillows nice. Room a/c worked fine. Shower head great. Check in friendly and easy. Check out very easy. Would stay here again.

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

Your comments and business is appreciated. Here at the Holiday Inn Express we pride ourselves on express service. We know our guest has things to do in the area; therefore we try not to get in the way of that. We will welcome you back when you are in the area. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton General Manager Holiday Inn Express... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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 September 2, 2014

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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

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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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