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We stayed multiple nights and the staff were friendly and courteous. The room was clean and the hotel looked like it had recently been renovated.

Another hotel is under construction next to this one. So there is some noise early in the morning. The staff was very helpful.

I stay in hotels a lot. This is the cleanest hotel I have stayed in this year. The staff was super friendly. My 8 year old granddaughter was with me and she also enjoyed the stay. Things to improve...the shower could use more water pressure. The bed, while more comfortable than most hotels, was not what I expected from a Holiday Inn. I found it rather firm for my liking. I did, however, enjoy the pillows and linens.

clean property with friendly staff. Great location

Get facility! Staff was friendly and breakfast was just what was needed.

It was very nice! Clean room and courteous staff. Awesome breakfast choices.

Right off the highway which was nice. Very clean and nice breakfast

Lumpy nonsupport bed. Smelly hallway, 4th floor. Otherwise a nice hotel.

A nice and convenient place to stay while spending time at NCSU. Another added plus is it’s close location to Johnson Lake and the nature trail!

Great hotel, new, clean and if that's not enough then Ask for Bill...he along with the rest of the staff are all about ensuring your satisfaction! Robert and Alva -

Found this hotel on short notice and had a great time no complaints! If you are looking for a nice clean hotel this is it. Staff were accomodating and friendly. Stayed in a pet friendly room since we had our dog and it was nice a clean.

This hotel was amazing and clean! The kids loved the pool and the breakfast was great. We will stay here again!

We took our kids to use the indoor pool during the winter and have a small adventure. The kids loved it. Very nice and clean hotel.

We really enjoyed the hotel. It was a short drive from the PNC arena for a concert, and not too far from restaurants. It was a bit isolated though.

We had two children with us and booked a suite. We had our own coffee pot, microwave, fridge and small living area that was very handy. This place was clean, the staff very friendly and the location was perfect. It was so easy to get to anywhere we wanted to go.

It was quite busy when we arrived, but once settled down in the room, it was quiet and comfortable. Good buffet in the morning, slightly crowded

The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast bar was well stocked with plenty of seating. Location is very close to both downtown and the NC State campus. We would stay here again.

Thistledown Dr Raleigh NC

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to North Carolina State University
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Indoor pool

Located in Southwest Raleigh within a short walk of North Carolina State University, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State, an IHG Hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Lake Johnson. This 108-room hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an indoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking.


Rooms

All 108 rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect 55-inch Smart TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and safes are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State, an IHG Hotel have access to 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 dry cleaning/laundry and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and a computer station.

Room options

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 5

Suite, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing)

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 5

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, Non Smoking

1 Double Bed | 1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (4) Business (6) Family (23) Friends (2) Other (2)
5
Family Family

We stayed multiple nights and the staff were friendly and courteous. The room was clean and the hotel looked like it had recently been renovated.

By on Apr 3, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 3, 2021

So glad you enjoyed your time with us! This review is amazing. We'd love to have you come back with us soon.

5
Everyone

By on Feb 22, 2021

Review comment responded on Mar 13, 2021

Thank you Anonymous! We appreciate the feedback!

4
Family Family

Another hotel is under construction next to this one. So there is some noise early in the morning. The staff was very helpful.

By , from Asheville, NC on Jun 15, 2020

Review comment responded on Jun 15, 2020

Thank you for choosing our hotel. We appreciate your review. We look forward to your next visit to Raleigh.

5
Family

I stay in hotels a lot. This is the cleanest hotel I have stayed in this year. The staff was super friendly. My 8 year old granddaughter was with me and she also enjoyed the stay. Things to improve...the shower could use more water pressure. The bed, while more comfortable than most hotels, was not what I expected from a Holiday Inn. I found it rather firm for my liking. I did, however, enjoy the pillows and linens.

By on Feb 9, 2020

Review comment responded on Feb 9, 2020

Thank you for choosing our hotel. We appreciate your feedback. We look forward to your next stay!

4
Business Business

clean property with friendly staff. Great location

By , from houston on Nov 7, 2019

Review comment responded on Nov 7, 2019

Thank you for staying with us! We hope to see you back soon.

5
Family

Get facility! Staff was friendly and breakfast was just what was needed.

By on Aug 31, 2019

Review comment responded on Sep 1, 2019

Thank you for being our guest!

5
Everyone

By on Aug 12, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 12, 2019

Thank you!

5
Family Business Business

It was very nice! Clean room and courteous staff. Awesome breakfast choices.

By on Aug 2, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 2, 2019

Thank you so much for staying with us, and your kind words! It is truly appreciated.

5
Family

Right off the highway which was nice. Very clean and nice breakfast

By on Jun 10, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 10, 2019

Thank you for staying with us!

3
Business Business

Lumpy nonsupport bed. Smelly hallway, 4th floor. Otherwise a nice hotel.

By on Mar 6, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 11, 2019

Thank you for your feedback!

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW NC State, an IHG Hotel

3741 Thistledown Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606
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