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Oakwood Inn Bed and Breakfast

411 N. Bloodworth St., Raleigh, NC 27604
Oakwood Inn Bed and Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Having landed only a few hours before from London (UK) in Raleigh and collected a car, we were looking forward to settle down - jet-lagged and rather tired. Driving through the Oakwood historic district gave us great hope for our choice of bed and breakfast. And the welcome of the inn-keeper, Doris, certainly confirmed that we had made the right... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

What a friendly place and what a nice change from the hotel chains! The inn is a 100+ old building in the historic part of the city with all the old world charm ....but with fully modern facilities. Wifi, gas fireplace, modern (though a tad small) bathrooms, great beds and ... I had the East room facing the road and... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were in Raleigh for a meeting and stayed in the Oakwood Inn B&B for 2 nights. The room was a nice size that had its own private bath that was recently redone. My only disappointment was that our room was right by the office and there was a tremendous amount of noise at certain times. Breakfast was excellent and... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a wonderful stay in Raleigh at the Oakwood Inn. We traveled with 2 other couples and enjoyed the hospitality of the owners of this lovely B & B. We had a delicious breakfast each morning and we relaxed in the parlor in the evening. The rooms were very comfortable, each with their own bathroom as well as a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This B&B was great! It is walking distance to downtown. We were able to take a downtown food tour and hit the Christmas festival then come back to this B&B. The in room fireplace was great! Also, the retrofitted toilet was a nice touch. Breakfast in the morning was delicious! We would stay here again!

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Bethesda, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Beginning a bed and breakfast experience with a problem sets everything off in the wrong direction. I was given a gift certificate and attempted to use it at this inn. I indicated that on my application. I also indicated our food limitations. When I emailed about our arrival time I was told using my gift certificate would be a problem... More 

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Elizabeth City, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful neighborhood, with nice craftsman style houses being renovated everywhere. Shady, charming streets. We had a ground floor room, generous in size, with plenty of seating. The bathroom was very large, and quite luxurious.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

After three days camping in the Smokies, my wife and I scheduled a night at the Oakwood. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like family. Doris meet us us at the door, welcomed us in, and showed us to our room. We were also greeted by her dog, which is very friendly. Our room was wonderful, nice walk... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We loved it from the moment we went in the front door. Doris and Gary, the owners , were so smart, funny and friendly. The breakfast was first class.......we were in the Lincoln room.....it was lovely....bed very plush and comfortable and the bathroom was 5 stars.....walk in shower....really nice......all Matt and I can say is we will definitely stay there... More 

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OakwoodRaleigh, Owner at Oakwood Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! The Linden Room is one of my very favorites. We hope to have the pleasure of hosting your next trip to Raleigh! Doris More 

Boston
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43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We stay in a lot of bed and breakfasts and this one has a terrific location and good off street, secure parking. Downtown is an easy ten minute walk and the neighborhood is lovely and eminently walkable. The inn itself is clean but definitely older and room was dark for our taste. We are big coffee drinkers and were amazed... More 

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OakwoodRaleigh, Owner at Oakwood Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments, however, I would encourage you or any guests staying in the future to bring things to my attention while you are at the Inn and I will take steps to make your stay more enjoyable. We try to be very conservative with our natural resources. The Keurig machine uses coffee pods that are not earth friendly.... More 

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