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MainStay Suites

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5229 Market Street, Hwy 132 & US 17, Wilmington, NC 28405
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Reston, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our one night stay at the MainStay Suites. The room was clean and comfortable and the staff were pleasant. And the rates were great. The room was designed for a longer stay than overnight, coming equipped with a kitchen, refrigerator/freezer, and small dining area. That means there was no ice bucket, so we had to rely on the... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your recent visit. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will choose the MainStay Suites for your accommodations on your next visit to the Wilmington area. And maybe you can stay a little longer next time. Once again thank you. More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Took a weekend girls trip to Wrightsville Beach. Book hotel with not a lot of notice and uncertain as to what to expect but the MainStay Suites truly exceeded expecations! Great location! Approximately 10 minute drive to the beach. In walking distance to Walmart, Target, Costco, Marshalls, Ihop, Bonefish Grille, Chick-Fil-a and more!! Full sized rooms with kitchen and separate... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent stay at our property. We are very pleased that you and your party were able to enjoy our numerous amenities and convenience our location has to offer. We pride ourselves on being located in the heart of Wilmington and in walking distance from a number of restaurants and... More

Whitsett, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In town four days for business and used the Mainstay Suites due to the location of our event. It turned out to be a great location and much more affordable than any property near the coast. Our room was very clean, beds were exceptionally comfortable. Living room and kitchen were spacious. Our couch was not very comfortable but we didn't... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. We strive to offer every guest a pleasant and relaxing stay and we are pleased that we achieved our goal on your recent visit. We also like that you were able to enjoy the convenience of our location and the various amenities we have to offer. We look... More

Mansfield, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were very disappointed with our stay at MainStay Suites. Our toilet did not work properly and there were no building service workers available so the clerk asked us to use the plunger. In addition, the air conditioning (which is supposedly activated when there is movement in the room) was not working well so the room was rather warm. We... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for completing this online review. We strive to offer each of our guest a relaxing and pleasant stay at our hotel and we apologize for failing to meet those expectations on your recent visit. My staff has been informed of these issues and will use your comments to offer future guest a better stay at our hotel. We... More

Canton, GA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I was in Wilmington for business and this property was exactly what I needed. The rooms all have full kitchens and are oversized. Very clean property. Nice back patio area with grill and nice landscaping - very relaxing. Good free breakfast each day and only a few miles to the beach. Will definitely stay here again.

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this review. We strive to offer each of our guest a pleasant and relaxing stay whether they are traveling on business or simply taking a weekend getaway to the beach. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will choose the MainStay Suites for your accommodations on... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was looking for somewhere to stay while in town for a funeral and found this hotel. This was an awesome hotel. When saw the hotel online it looked very welcoming, so I decided to book there and when I got in it was only better than I thought. After being on the road for over three hours, I was... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy all the amenities our hotel has to offer. We strive to offer each guest a pleasant and relaxing stay. We hope that you will choose the MainStay Suites for your next visit to the Wilmington area.... More

hickory, nc
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a very nice hotel and we got to take our beagle with us. The hotel is very clean and roomy. We went down for my daughters graduation at UNCW and had booked this hotel months prior. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the room and the size of the suite. We had a very good rate... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will choose the MainStay Suites for your next visit to the Wilmington area. Once again thank you. More

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This hotel is in a great location and very clean. Has a great kitchen area and plenty of space in each room. Bed wasn't the best but I have slept on worse. The free breakfast was just enough. Give it a try and enjoy.

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Wilmingtonhotels, Director of Sales at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate your feedback and use it to make the guest experience a more enjoyable one. We will be replacing all of the mattresses starting in the next few months. We have also started to repaint all of the guest rooms and have several more upgrades that are scheduled to... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
37 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This Mainstay was awesome... The staff was very friendly and courteous, The breakfast was good, and the rooms were very cleaned and spacious. The gym and outside patio was very nice as well, Bottomline, a great hotel with a great price. A well recommended hotel!!!!!

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Wilmingtonhotels, Director of Sales at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we love hearing that you had such a great experience at our hotel! Hope to see you back soon! More

Garner, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Due to the staff and policies, I WOULD NOT STAY HERE AGAIN. I made a reservation thru Hotwire, noting that I would need handicap parking and accessibility, which they said was no problem. Although check-in wasn't until 3:00, my husband was in town and went to the office before 9:00 am to see if earlier time was available. They has... More

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Wilmingtonhotels, Front Office Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience. We will use this feedback to improve. We encourage everyone to book directly through the hotel or at Choicehotels.com rather than 3rd party websites. 3rd Party websites do not book your room type, they only book your room, therefore, if you book with the hotel directly you... More

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Address: 5229 Market Street, Hwy 132 & US 17, Wilmington, NC 28405
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — MainStay Suites 2*
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