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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Lake Johnson and Kentwood Park. This hotel has 108 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. North Carolina State University and WRAL Azalea Gardens are also close to this Raleigh hotel.


Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay.


All 108 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Free local calls, hair dryers, and ironing boards are also available.

Property features

Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Free parking is included with your stay. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State

3741 Thistledown Dr Raleigh NC 27606

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. This hotel offers access to a business center and a meeting room. A complimentary breakfast is offered. Event facilities measure 1152 square feet (104 square meters). This Raleigh hotel also offers multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • One meeting room 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1152 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 104 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 108 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Indoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves.

This Raleigh hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed
  • Up to 35 lb
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. This property allows pets in specific rooms only. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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