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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest

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Room & Suite (34)
Dining (12)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh/Wakefield. We are nestled near Wake Forest in the affluent Wakefield Plantation Community. We are just minutes from historic downtown Wake Forest and North Raleigh. We offer 94 tastefully appointed guestrooms that accommodate anyone from the business traveler to the vacationing family. Traveling on business? Our hotel is within minutes of the Sprint/Embarq Headquarters, Novozymes, Nomaco K-Flex, the Body Shop, and Alcan Incorporated.North Raleigh location is only 20 minutes from downtown. Here just to relax? Enjoy one of the area s beautiful golf courses at the TPC Golf Course at Wakefield, Heritage Golf Course, Wake Forest Golf Course, or Paschal Golf Course. Triangle Town Center & the WRAL soccer fields are just a short drive away. Our hotel is the closest hotel to the area s only sports and entertainment mall, The Factory. The Factory is also home for all soccer, hockey, and baseball tournaments. Want a little more excitement? Visit the Neuse River or Falls Lake and enjoy some canoeing, kayaking, fishing or just a relaxing ride along the river. Whether you are here on business or pleasure our enthusiastic friendly staff will assist you in all your traveling needs.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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38Car recommended
Grade: 38 out of 100
38Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
33Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
I stayed here while in town with work. It is probably one of the nicer hotels in the area. The hotel was satisfactory, but nothing special. While I was staying there, I noticed the hotel had many contractor work crews at the hotel. I am not sure if this is the norm or not,
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Response from Kathleen B, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for calling us one of the nicer hotels in the area. I am sorry about the smokers near the entrance and the mess associated with the work crew at our hotel. The work crew will be moving to another project and will no longer be staying with us. I hope if your work brings you back to town you will stay with us again.
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My girlfriend and I stayed here overnight. Although the room was kept nice it was very loud and hard to get a good night's rest. I called the front desk to alert them of my concerns and nothing changed. I will try to go back and see if the noise level is any better.
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Response from Kathleen B, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest
Responded Feb. 13, 2019
I am so sorry you were unable to get a good night's rest the last time you stayed with us. I appreciate you are willing to give us a second chance. Please reach out to me at the hotel when you do make another reservation and I will make sure you receive an upgraded room at no extra charge in a quiet area of the hotel.
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Clean and comfortable room. We only stayed for 1 night. It was convenient to restaurants and shopping. The room was a decent size for having 5 adults in the room. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Price was okay. The fitness room was small but had new equipment.
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Response from Kathleen B, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest
Responded Feb. 6, 2019
I am so glad you enjoyed your brief stay with us. If you liked your room this time come back and see us with in the next 3 months as we are going to be renovating all of our guest rooms. We hope to see you all again when you are in the area.
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We are frequent visitors to the Wake Forest area visiting family and we had several choices of hotels closer to family. It was suggested we try this hotel and was pleased enough to have made several stays there. The morning breakfast which is typical of all hotel free breakfast
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Front Desk staff was never at the desk...we were constantly waiting for someone to come out from the back room. The hotel is 3 stories...we were on the 2nd and heard everything above us. Our room: door latch was coming unscrewed, wall sconce right inside the door; the shade
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Response from Kathleen B, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest
Responded Nov. 21, 2018
I am so sorry your stay with us did not meet your expectations. Our staff needs to be readily available to all of our guests at all times. I will share this review with them as I coach them on being visible and present. The issues you experienced in your room have highlighted the importance of our preventative maintenance program. A retooling of that program and emphasis on it is in place and your review will help underscore the importance of everything in a room being in place, being clean, and working as it should. We will be undergoing a major renovation soon and all of our guest rooms will be updates as well as the lobby and breakfast bar .
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View from my Room at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh North - Wake Forest
Very nice rooms.
Large, comfortable room!
This was my space.
Do,you have pool passes for local people to buy?
Unfortunately we do not have pool passes as our liability insurance only covers registered guests of the hotel for pool usage. Thank you, Kathleen Bobbitt Assistant General Manager
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Yes we do have a onsite laundry it is only on the 1st floor.
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Is an Uber easy to find on a regular basis?
Fortunately, I drove.
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Is Non-Dairy Creamer offered at the hotel breakfast?
Yes, small packets.
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Do the rooms have sofa bed?
Turiya, All of our Suites (either a King Suite or a Two Queen Bed Suite) have sofa-beds. The suites also include a pillow-top mattress, a sitting area, as well as a kitchenette area with a microwave, fridge and sink.
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"Stay somewhere else!"
"Book another hotel"
"Quiet! Respectfully, please do not read this out loud."
"higher is better"
"I was on the second floor and I might as well have been alone in the hotel. It was very quiet and comfortable."
US$110 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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