OverviewLocated just off Interstate 95 and about a 10-minute drive from downtown Fayetteville, the Holiday Inn South Fayetteville is geared towards travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access, on-site dining, in-room kitchenettes and an indoor pool.
This hotel has 198 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a separate living room and a sofabed are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
The hotel also offers an indoor pool, a fitness room, a business centre, meeting/conference space, vending machines, guest laundry and free parking. A free round-trip airport shuttle is also offered (please contact the hotel for schedule details).
Baron's Restaurant is located on site and serves breakfast and dinner daily. Room service is available from 6:30 am to 10 pm. Pets are permitted for an additional $35 per pet, per stay.
Fort Bragg is about a 25-minute drive northwestward, while Eastside Shopping Center can be found a 10-minute drive northwest of the hotel. Cape Fear Botanical Gardens are roughly 11 minutes away by car and Fayetteville Airport (FAY) is a 10-minute drive southwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $35/pet/stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 2, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, rooms and location.
Many lodgers praised the hotel's staff, characterizing them as professional, friendly, helpful and efficient.
The hotel's accommodations were complimented by numerous guests. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped and well kept, with comfortable beds and linens and good water pressure.
Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to highway access, restaurants, Fort Bragg, the airport, Crown Center and Ruby Tuesdays.
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were some common complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
While the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints. They reported musty smells, worn furniture and decor and stained carpets.
Noise disruptions were mentioned by a few lodgers. They reported loud guests and children running and playing in the hallways, as well as noisy guests in the hotel's courtyard area late at night.
Expedia.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4 out of 5 with an 87% recommendation rate from 129 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #10 of 48 Fayetteville hotels with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 144 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 24 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 2, 2013 to verify some information.