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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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Ranked #24 of 43 hotels in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Joe J Raleigh, North Carolina
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
104 reviews 104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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

Deep Gap, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Nice hotel, very reasonable and comfortable! Loved having the kitchen to cook breakfast. Found it was a good location, central to all beaches. Our only complaints were the pillows (too small and way too soft) and that no one came to tidy the room unless you requested it. Otherwise, we highly recommend it!

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

Thank you for your review. Your feedback is essential to helping our property grow. Thank you again, and we hope we will see you again in the future! Take Care! More

Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We stayed for one night during a boat shopping trip to Wilmington. The hotel room was clean and very large with a nice couch and recliner. We didn't need the kitchen amenities but the appliances looked updated and clean. The bed was firm and linen of average quality. Breakfast was average. The only confusing aspect is the lobby...when you enter... More

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

Thank you for your kind review! We are very happy to hear you had a great experience. Please give us a call the next time you have business (or pleasure) in Wilmington, and we would love to accommodate you. Take Care! More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We came out with another family to visit the beaches and landmarks. We had two rooms and stayed 5 nights. We enjoyed every minute of it. Our rooms were spotlessly clean. The breakfast lady is friendly and kept her counters clean and food stocked. My kids especially enjoyed the sausage biscuits. The staff was helpful and made everything easy for... More

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

Thank You, Amanda, for your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you and your family had such a wonderful experience. Hopefully we will see you guys again on your next visit to Wilmington! Thanks Again! More

PUNTA GORDA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This hotel is showing its age but makes up for that by the accommodating personnel and the layout of the rooms. It was great having a separate room for the bedroom and having two tvs. The whole suite is very well designed and functional...lots of good lighting and outlets, good work area, quick wifi. The kitchen is a plus. The... More

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

Thank You for your kind words. We were glad to help you in anyway that we could, and are so happy that you were comfortable during your tough time. We love to hear when we've made our guest feel welcome and at "home". We hope you and your husband are doing well! Please let us know if we can accommodate... More

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for my wedding week and so di my wedding party and family. We got a good price for the wedding party and the gm communicated quickly and was great during the planning process. Everyone was nice but some did not know what they were doing. Our rooms air was acting for a couple days but by the... More

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

Thank You for choosing us for your big day! We hope it was wonderful! We apologize for everyone being scattered about. Sometimes it is tough with high occupancy, however , we will take this feedback and learn from it. Congratulations, and we hope to see you again soon! More

Rockville, Maryland
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

With my family we decided to stay at this hotel for our summer vacation 2013. At first I was a little worried, when I read the hotel references on Tripadvisor, they some were very negatives. But everything changed on our arrival. It hotel has rooms with adequate space, very good distribution and everything you need for a long stay. Breakfast... More

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

Thank You so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Don't forget to check out our great low off season rates as well! We appreciate your business and hope to see you and your family again soon! More

rhode island
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

checked in and was given a room that stunk like someone urinated - front desk immediately gave us a new room. it was a better smelling however the hotel reeks of cigarettes!! having bad allergies along with asthma didn't help. my fault for assuming all hotels are smoke free. room states they have room for 6, there was 5 of... More

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

Thank You for your review. We are sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with our accommodations. However, we are pleased to know that we were able to make it up to you. Have a nice summer. Hope to see you again soon. More

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Also Known As:
Mainstay Suites Wilmington
Mainstay Wilmington
Wilmington Mainstay
Wilmington Mainstay Suites
Address: 5229 Market Street, Hwy 132 & US 17, Wilmington, NC 28405
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 43 hotels in Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — MainStay Suites 2*
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