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“Without a doubt, best location and service for the price.”
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Red Carpet Inn
Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Blacksburg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed September 23, 2011

The Red Carpet Inn is an obviously older motel, but it was one of my most pleasant stays during a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Rooms were basic but all of the essentials were there. The mattress was very comfortable, and the room was a reasonable size and looked and felt clean and in good condition.

The location simply can't be beat for the price. You're at most 5 minutes from downtown. Any closer, and you'll probably pay double.

Last but not least, the owners were perhaps the friendliest I have ever run across, which really made the stay pleasant. They clearly want their customers to be happy with their stay and, being a budget hotel, they focus on what matters.

If I'm ever back in Blacksburg, the Red Carpet Inn will be my first choice.

Room Tip: Rooms to the rear of the hotel are probably quieter.
  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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34  Thank Cory S
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Reviewed September 15, 2011

I have stayed here twice and my daughter once in the past few months. Can't beat the location and price! Right on main street with easy access to the Blacksburg Transit bus stops to VT (only 50 cents each way). Plenty of places to eat nearby. Customer service superb, extremely nice owners, really go out of their way to help and accommodate in any way. Rooms have microwave and fridge, Wi-Fi access, not luxury but very comfortable and clean. Every other place in town is double the price. I plan on staying here every time I am in Blacksburg--can't beat the value!

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with family
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33  Thank 629OnTheGo
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Reviewed August 26, 2011

I stayed there for two nights, very good experience. The staff are very nice, rooms are clean, most importantly, the price are surprisingly cheap. Very good for the value. If I had chance to visit VT again, definitely will stay there again.

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33  Thank Feng W
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Reviewed August 12, 2011

We stay for 3 nights. It costs only 56$ for a king size room.

The sheets are clean but the room was dark and small.

Free coffee and donought was availble at morning.

I recommend it based on its price!

It has free WLAN service in room.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled on business
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27  Thank Awesome_Coral
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Reviewed July 21, 2011

great price, the rooms were very clean with frig and microwave. convenient to va tech. friendly, knowledgeable owners. a motorcycle group trashed their room and gave a bad review here when scolded but we found the inn to be very clean and came back twice more while we were picking up/dropping off kids!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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36  Thank annapolismom7
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Reviewed July 20, 2011

This is one of the only reasonable hotels that I found, directly, in town. All the rest were at least (6) miles further away from the University.

The staff greeted us, immediately when we arrived. They were very informative with regards to offerings of the local surroundings, i.e. restaurants, grocery stores, places of interest, etc.

The rooms were, as promised, clean and the bed was comfortable. More importantly; the non-smoking room, was just that (no smoke smell) and the Air Conditioning, worked well (which we really needed).

I was pleasantly surprised. Note; this is not a "party" type of hotel. The staff lives on site and is always available for your issues or concerns.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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34  Thank NewManagementOTI
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Reviewed July 4, 2011

My wife and I stayed here for a quick layover from our road trip through VA and WV. We were shocked that the price was just $55 for the two of us. Our room was quiet and clean, it had a microwave, mini-refrigerator, free Internet, and great water pressure (something we rarely find in a lower-priced motel). The owner was extremely polite and friendly and he recommended a fantastic restaurant that really made our stay. We can't recommend this place highly enough!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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40  Thank MMorning
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Additional Information about Red Carpet Inn

Address: 1615 S Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060-5823
Location: United States > Virginia > Blacksburg
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #7 of 10 Hotels in Blacksburg
Price Range: $71 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Carpet Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 248
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