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Residence Inn Raleigh

This is a 3 star hotel in Raleigh
1000 Navaho Drive, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.
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Clean rooms, great breakfast & staff, located in midtown Raleigh
  • Free Wi-Fi, free parking, free breakfast, free evening meal (Mon-Thurs)
  • Many guests praised their clean and well-equipped rooms
  • The hotel's breakfast was complimented for its choice and quality
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the hotel's proximity to the highway and restaurants
  • A few guests reported worn decor and noise transfer in their rooms
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Editor's Analysis

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Updated on Sep 12, 2013
Located a 1-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 440 on-ramp in midtown Raleigh, the Residence Inn Raleigh is geared towards business or vacation travellers who require short- or long-term accommodations with a full kitchen, easy highway access and a free breakfast.

This smoke-free hotel has 144 air-conditioned suites, each offering free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a full kitchen, a coffeemaker, a fireplace, a desk, a sitting area with a sofabed, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Suites with a separate bedroom, an extra bathroom and two levels are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms. 

The hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a tennis/volleyball court, a business centre, laundry services, BBQ facilities, grocery shopping services, vending machines, 24-hour coffee in the lobby, free parking and a free breakfast. A complimentary reception Monday through Thursday evenings is also offered, and includes a light dinner, beer, wine and other beverages. Pets are permitted for an additional $75 per pet, per stay.

Raleigh's city centre is roughly a 10-minute drive away, while Costco Raleigh can be found 15 minutes away on foot. North Carolina State University is 10 minutes away by car and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is a 20-minute drive away. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets permitted for $75/pet/stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: September 5, 2013)
The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, breakfast, location and staff.

Many reviewers enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as clean, spacious, well equipped, quiet, nicely decorated and well maintained, with comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that a few guests had complaints about their rooms (see below).

The hotel's breakfast was the source of numerous compliments by patrons, who described it as very good, delicious, frequently restocked and well tended, with a great variety of hot and cold items and excellent staff. One lodger remarked, "the free breakfast buffet is light-years ahead of other extended stay and 3-star hotels". A few reviewers did mention the breakfast area was crowded at times, however.

Several guests were pleased with the hotel's location. They found it to be close to restaurants, highway access, shopping, downtown Raleigh, Costco, Trader Joe's and Duke Raleigh Hospital.

The hotel's staff were praised by several lodgers as well. They were characterized as attentive, friendly, accommodating and professional.

The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms.

Although the majority of lodgers enjoyed their clean and well-equipped rooms, a few guests had complaints about their accommodations. They reported worn carpet and furniture, dated decor, noise transfer from the highway and noisy in-room air-conditioning units. guest reviews rated the hotel 4.4 out of 5 with an 88% recommendation rate from 159 reviews. guest reviews ranked the hotel #25 of 80 Raleigh hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 110 reviews. guest reviews rated the hotel 9.3 out of 10 from 8 reviews.

The author called the hotel on September 5, 2013 to verify some information.

Guest Reviews

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116.03 USD - 0.00 USD Residence Inn Raleigh
Very Good
Out of 89 hotels
Guest Rating Explained
Rating: 8.0 / 10

No. of guest ratings: 3
No. of guest comments: 3
Guest Recommended: Yes
Popularity Ranking Explained

Rating: #2 out of 89 hotels in Raleigh ranked by guests.
Guest Recommendations
"If I was going to complain, it would have been about the traffic noise which I am not use to. I slept in the room upstairs and did close the curtain. I know the hotel has no control over this. My stay was very nice and I would stay there again."
Dorothy from Plymouth, NC US rated Residence Inn Raleigh 8 out of 10 on February 27, 2011
Susan from Mocksville, NC US rated Residence Inn Raleigh 10 out of 10 on November 06, 2010
Susan from Columbia, NC US rated Residence Inn Raleigh 10 out of 10 on October 23, 2004


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Residence Inn Raleigh

  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Wake-up Service
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Garden
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Toilet
  • Picnic Area/Tables

User Contributed Info

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The Residence Inn by Marriott Raleigh Midtown hotel is located in Raleigh, NC and close to the RBC Center, Carolina Hurricanes, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Hills Mall, NC State University, NC State Fair Grounds, Carter Finley Stadium, downtown Raleigh, Centennial Campus, Duke Raleigh Hospital. The Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown hotel has easy access to I-40, Durham, Duke University, Chapel Hill. The Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown hotel offers a unique town home setting that offers the traveler a comfortable alternative to the traditional hotel environment. Nestled in beautiful North Raleigh, our suites offer all the comforts of home with service so memorable our guests tell stories about it. Start your day with our complimentary "Home Touch" breakfast in our Gatehouse and end it with a relaxing evening at our complimentary social provided Monday through Thursday evenings. You don't want to miss our seasonal weekly barbecue that has come to be a Residence Inn tradition on Wednesday nights.

Accessibility Options Handicapped Parking | Wheelchair Accessible
Category Accommodation and Food Services
Fax 1-919-876-4117
Friday Closing Time 24:00
Friday Opening Time 00:00
General Amenities Safe-deposit box (front desk) | Newspaper in Lobby | Television in Lobby | Breakfast Available | Coffee / Beverages in Lobby | Laundry Machines | Laundry Service | Concierge
General Property Info 24 hr Service | Smoke-free property | Air Conditioned
Listing Type Place
Monday Closing Time 24:00
Monday Opening Time 00:00
Neighbourhood Midtown
Number of Floors 2
Number of Rooms 144
Parking Free
Place Activities Sleeping / Lodging (hotel, chalet, B&B, cabin...)
Place Status Open at this location
Public Access Open to the General Public
Saturday Closing Time 24:00
Saturday Opening Time 00:00
Sunday Closing Time 24:00
Sunday Opening Time 00:00
Thursday Closing Time 24:00
Thursday Opening Time 00:00
Tuesday Closing Time 24:00
Tuesday Opening Time 00:00
Wednesday Closing Time 24:00
Wednesday Opening Time 00:00
WiFi Free

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