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“Really enjoyed staying here” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley

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Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2200 Summit Park Lane, Raleigh, NC 27612   |  
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Melbourne, FL
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“Really enjoyed staying here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We were in Raleigh visiting friends over Christmas and chose to stay at this hotel. We have stayed at the other hotels in this area and decided to give this one a try.

It was great.

Check-in - Quick and accurate.
Room - Very nice. It was clean, comfortable, and quiet.
Breakfast - Terrific. Very nice dining area.
Location - I really like the location. Right near the mall, but traffic isn't a problem. Centrally located between North Raleigh and Raleigh itself. And right near the beltway for easy access to everywhere else.
Price - Good. Not great, the Fairfield just up the hill was cheaper. But if you're looking for a place to stretch out and not be crowded, you can't go wrong with the Residence Inn.

Would I stay here again? Absolutely. The only reason I might choose to stay somewhere else would be because of location (Marriott in Downtown Raleigh, Renaissance in North Hills, or Hampton in Glenwood South).

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Residence Inns seem to be getting a little rundown. With all the newer brands, maybe RIs are just not being maintained as well. The layout has always been a little goofy but in the past, the rooms have seemed comfortable.

The room was tired; the bed was not at all comfortable and that's what it's all about when you check in for 15 hour stay. The bathroom fan sounded like it was blocked and it made a very loud, low-pitched noise.

Not a good place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Raleigh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I stayed at this RI Nov. 8-11, 2012. I stayed in a 2 bedroom suite (#204). This is about the 6th time I have had a suite reserved and usually I get this one or a similar one. This particular suite is "tired". There was no luggage rack in the bedroom I was in so I asked about it at the front desk and they said they don't put them in the rooms anymore. What??? The other bedroom had one so why not mine??? I had to bring the coffee table from the living room into my bedroom so I would have a place to put my luggage other than the floor. Then I discovered there were no tissues in the entire suite so I had to use toilet paper that felt like sandpaper....definitely low quality. Ok....so now I am settled in my room and decide to crank up my laptop at the kitchen table. I pulled the chair out and when I sat in it I sank so low that I had to get a pillow off the sofa to lift me up. It was obvious to me that the chair and sofa cushions need to be restuffed and while they are at it they need to be recovered too....getting old an dingy looking. There were huge red and dark stains on the floor in the living room so new carpet would be a great idea too. One of the remote controls for the TV had no batteries in it and it took 2 days to get new ones. So my synopsis of this suite is that it is tired and needs a redo. At $186.00 per night I think I overpaid.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I stayed in a one bedroom suite with separate living area and kitchen. The room was clean quiet on the 4th floor. They had an evening dinner reception and the breakfast buffet in teh morning was well stocked. The comfort of the bed was a little disappointing.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The hotel is nice and clean. The staff is very friendly( Phyliss) and helfpul. I called ahead to request an early check-in and the hotel was willing to do so.. with no hassel!! The rooms were a bit smaller than other RI properties. However, the hotel was extremely clean & comfortable. The complimentary (hot&cold) breakfast offered a good variety. The staff overseeing this area kept the dinning area clean. Location: McDonalds & Crabtree Mall is located just across the street The mall has dining choices suchs as: PF Changs,Cheese Cake Factory and Red Monkey . Full kitchen with stove top included in your room. I will stay again!!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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cape cod
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I hate to be a curmudgeon, but there is something about this hotel that is just a bit off. It's new and the rooms are modern, but it's a nest of Marriott hotels at the intersection of two major routes.

The hotel is clean and offered a fairly nice evening meal, but it also has a pay-bar with Jack Daniels, etc. etc. I've never seen this before in a Residence Inn, but the result is that things became rather raucous with a group of gentlemen who decided to make themselves at home for the night.

We would not stay here again. There's another Residence Inn in the city that's not at all as modern and the evening meal is much more downscale, but it had a homier and much more friendly atmosphere. This place was around much less welcoming.

Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Philadelphia, PA
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Have stayed here for business twice now and had a positive experience both times. Desk staff is friendly, Rooms are large and comfortable. Kitchen facilities in the rooms I was in. Nice breakfast included. Nothing was over the top of luxurious but certainly adequate for a alue focused stay

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Also Known As:
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Address: 2200 Summit Park Lane, Raleigh, NC 27612
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Raleigh
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#18 Romantic Hotel in Raleigh
#24 Family Hotel in Raleigh
#33 Business Hotel in Raleigh
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley 3*
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