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MainStay Suites

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5229 Market Street, Hwy 132 & US 17, Wilmington, NC 28405
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Whitehouse, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wilmington is our stopping point on the way to Oak Island for the week. We chose this location because we were looking for a room that could occupy six. When settling in and looking to make the sofa bed, we found no extra pillows or sheets for the pull out. No answer on the house phone forced us to walk... More 

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North Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a very convenient location, near great restaurants and mid-way between historic district and beaches. The room was spacious, and clean. Bathroom was OK but dated. At least good water temp and pressure in shower, plus a tub that drained well (something I'm picky about). Super comfortable bed. Nice kitchen. Typical breakfast, which we enjoyed in the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful feedback regarding your stay. We are pleased that you and you family were able to enjoy the numerous complimentary amenities and convenience of location our property has to offer. We gladly welcome you back to our hotel the next time you choose to visit the Wilmington area. Thank you once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Really no complaints. Great prices, great staff. Breakfast served. I felt safe there. Free wifi and centrally located. Lots of things in walking distance. Free parking. The rooms were clean and updated. Bathrooms are on the small side.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful comments regarding your recent visit to our hotel. We strive to offer every guest pleasant and relaxing accommodations and we are pleased that we achieved our goals on your recent visit. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to the Wilmington area. Thank you. More 

Laurinburg, North Carolina
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

When we first arrived we hit a little snag in our reservation. The front desk lady was very helpful to do everything she could to make it right. Our room was nice and seemed clean. The hallways though really needed some extra attention. In the morning we came down for the free breakfast, looked around at what was available and... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave your valuable feedback regarding your recent visit. Your comments are very important to us and we will use them to better serve you and other future guest. We look forward to accommodating you again on your next visit to the Wilmington area. Thank you once again. More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Was in Wilmington on business, am on the road 3-4 days per week and let me tell you this hotel was like being home!! Very nicely appointed, complete with dishes, silverware, pots & pans etc.. Bed is AWESOME....shopped at Lowes for my food, BBQ'ed on one of the two grills found in a wonderful Garden like setting!! The Customer service... More 

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

Thank you for leaving such wonderful comments regarding your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you were able to enjoy the many complimentary amenities that we offer and our attentive friendly staff were able to help you with issues that may have arose. We gladly welcome you back to the Main Stay Suites the next time you... More 

Bethel Park
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101 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

So glad to be back in the Wilmington area, and to have another awesome stay here. I can't believe our room was even Bigger than the one we had in December. The down comforters are wonderful!! And as usual, the room was spotless & well appointed. I happen to think the breakfast goes above & beyond as far as choices.All... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hotel on your last visit and we thank you for being such a loyal guest with us. We gladly welcome you back to the Main Stay Suites the next time you choose to visit the Wilmington area. See you soon and thank... More 

Fayetteville, NC
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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Good property for the price. Nothing special but they do try to please. It is clean and the suite was comfortable. Stayed for 3 nights while in Wilmington on business. Would return again, but if you're looking for AAA 4 star this is not your place. Clean, comfortable, reasonable. Good location to all things Wilmington.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave your valuable comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hotel on your recent visit and the numerous complimentary amenities our property has to offer. We gladly welcome you back the next time you choose to visit the Wilmington area. Thank you once again. More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Mainstay Suites on Market Street are a great location with access to all the Wilminngton area has to offer. 5 miles from Downtown, less than 3 miles to Wrightsville beach, 10 miles to Carolina Beach, less than 4 miles to UNCW. A Target and Costco around the corner. Breakfast buffet is included, pets are welcome and the management is... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete this online review. We are pleased you and your family enjoyed the accommodations and superior service that we provided for you. We gladly invite you back to our property the next time you visit the Wilmington area. Thank you once again. More 

Bethel Park
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101 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Truck parking for 4-5 trucks, so call to make sure they have space for you. Room was big, and spotless, and the down comforter was ridiculously comfortable. Only stayed for 1 night, and if ever in the area again, will absolutely stay here.We were on the smoking floor, and there were people in the hall just hanging out ( NOT... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave such great comments. We are glad that we could offer a space for your truck during your recent visit. We are also glad that you were able to enjoy the various amenities and convenience our hotel rooms and property have to offer. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to you staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stayed at Mainstay Suites in Wilmington, NC. When we first got there we were checked in by a friendly nice young man Brian. This hotel is nice, our room was very large and the bed was comfy. Later that eveving I went down to the lobby and was assisted by a nice and helpful lady at the front desk Tongela,... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to complete this online survey. We strive to offer every guest a pleasant and relaxing stay and we are pleased that we achieved our goals on your recent visit. I have personally informed my front desk staff on what a great job they have done and continue to do. We gladly welcome you back... More 

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