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Wake Inn

3120 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn)
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Ranked #69 of 80 hotels in Raleigh
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I was rented room 109 which had a refrigerator in it that would not work, the door would not even close. I contacted the office shortly after I rented the room and was told that maintenance was coming to the room for sure but he never came. I called again at about 12 midnight and was told that they did... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend and I arrived November 10th on a desperation move just for the night... The price was attractive but our room was a nightmare.. Horrible smell upon entry, old dirty broken furniture, electrical wires exposed, bedding was old and worn... had to use my own sheets and pillows was too afraid to sleep on theirs. Had to clean our... More

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

I've stayed here because of our need to be near the hospital. The first visit, was doable. But because of having to come back and knew it was nearby.. Came back again .... The receptionist, seemed bothered that she had to get up and do paper work, for us to get a room..then wanted to up the rate that was... More

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Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

My wife and I stayed this past week at this hotel. Apparently management had changed in the last few months however we found this to be exactly what we wanted and needed. It is located by frequent buses so the remote area was actually a benefit. Near to shopping areas and a small grocery/restaurant strip mall for foods if you... More

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Raleigh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

The first time I stayed at this hotel, I stayed in a room upstairs. I was very impressed by the size and condition of that room! It was definitely a good room for the price. The only things I did not like about the first room was the shower was hard to figure out, it was a smoking room and... More

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North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2009

This was the worst hotel ive ever been too i would never pay this hotel another penny of my money. i complained to corp and do u think they reached out to get in contact with me, "NO" noone called text sent anything in the mail or even bothered to send a smoke signal when i complained. It was as... More

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kingsport, tennesssee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2007

i arrived at howard johnson on august 4th. check in was at 2 we got to the hotel about 315. was given our room keys and had enough time to get into the room and sit down before a man who works for howard johnson bangs the door down almost to bring us towels(shouldnt the room had already been ready... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2007

This place was the hotel of nightmares. The only thing missing was the bugs...thankfully i never saw any signs of those. We arrived and had no trouble at check in. I am always afraid i will wind up spending my vacation in a dump so i always do my best to check out photos and call around. When we arrived... More

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Address: 3120 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610 (Formerly Howard Johnson Express Inn)
Location: United States > North Carolina > Raleigh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Raleigh Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Raleigh

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Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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