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    Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

    3741 Thistledown Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606-4676
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$128
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          Overview
          • Excellent63%
          • Very good28%
          • Average4%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
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          “nc state” (34 reviews)
          “stayed here” (31 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Fitness centre
          Multilingual Staff
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          Without a doubt this is the HANDS DOWN ** VERY BEST ** H.I. Express my Wife and I have ever visited. From the superbly friendly Front Desk reception, to the beautiful landscaping, wonderful room which was prepared by the very courteous housekeeping staff, and until...More

          Thank MoHolC
          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We only got to stay at this location one night, but I would stay here again and again and recommend it to anyone in the area. Location was great and very convenient to downtown, NC State and the greater Raleigh area. Our room was very...More

          Thank jlfharv
          Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

          So glad you could enjoy our property and amenities! It warms our hearts to hear such an awesome review. Come on back soon. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton GM

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Traveling can be tough. This site really takes care of you, starting with the Front Desk staff. It's like a family homecoming walking in the door. The facility is clean, spacious, and open. Surrounding area looks great. Easily accessible to I-40 and a few minutes...More

          Thank Doug L
          Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

          We are really sincere about taking care of our guest, and glad you can feel it. Very nice review. We appreciate your stays with us, and kind words. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton GM

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I have stayed at this hotel over a hundred times due to work travel and have just never gotten around to submitting a review until now. The first time I stayed at this establishment dates back to the first month they opened. They hooked me...More

          Thank Daniel B
          Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

          Thank you so much for your loyalty over the years! We truly work hard to make this not only a great place to stay, but also a great place to work. See you back on your next visit to Raleigh. In hospitality, Milton Hamilton GM

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Attended a conference at NC State and stayed here in May 2017. The location is very close to campus and is just off I-40, which is a plus. But other than a gas station, there is nothing within easy walking distance. If you are flying...More

          Thank Jeffs1126
          Response from RDUGS, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites at NC State SW

          Thank you for allowing us to accommodate you! I appreciate your feedback on your stay with us, because it creates opportunity for us to enhance our services. Best wishes, Milton Hamilton GM

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Breakfast included
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Room amenities
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$123 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #11 Business Hotel in Raleigh
          • #17 Romantic Hotel in Raleigh
          • #19 Family Hotel in Raleigh
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 108
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          • Raleigh
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          Tarusbull
          I need to be shuttled to Raleigh Airport and picked up on return flight and to have car parked there until my return and another night's stay. Can you accommodate me? Thanks, Jim
          4 February 2015|
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          Response from RDUGS | Property representative |
          Thank you for your interest in our property! Unfortunately, we do not offer a shuttle services. RDU Airport taxis are available near all baggage claim areas, and the cost one way is $35. Once you arrive at the property, tell... More
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          "I always find the upper floors quieter. The facility is well constructed so outside sounds have never..."
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          "First floor by the side exit."
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          "One side looks out on a highway some might not like that."
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          "No scenic views from this hotel but was mostly just there to sleep...go with top floor, end of the hallway."
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