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Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had family coming into town and they needed somewhere to stay so I was suggested this hotel. Can I just say, "what an awesome and amazing stay!" The staff was so friendly and so helpful to our every needs. My family is very picky and only like quality and that is what they received and left very satisfied. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment needs a course in employee training and sanitation ASAP. Stayed here for a week, watching unskilled employees vanish nearly daily. Whenever i needed assistance it seemed every employee was "new" or "just started" which proved frustrating. on top of that, be careful of any food or beverage they sell at this establishment. i purchased expired milk and other...

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large rooms set up for two people, including dishes (2 of each plates, dishes, silverware etc....could use a couple more) full size dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave, 2 burner stove top but no oven. Room temperatures are energy-saving controlled, turn off when out of room, go no lower than 65 degrees. We miss not having any luggage racks. Comfortable king size...

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John and Linda H, Thank you for taking the time to give our lovely Candlewood Suites Wake Forest a generous review. We thank you for fully recognizing our Candlewood Suites extended stay brand. Your detailed description is very apt of our hotel and its long term guests. Our hotel provides a home away from home environment for all of...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We requested an accessible room as I need grab bars for getting in and out of shower. The only grab bar was OUTSIDE of the slippery bathtub on the outside wall. The standard height toilet had no grab bar and the seat was broken, so it went side to side. It was obvious an attempt had been made to fix...

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wendy K, Thank you for taking the time to provide our wonderful hotel with a review. We thank you for your generous feedback. Our ADA suites are built to IHG, North Carolina & Federal compliance standards. Thank you for recognizing our wonderful hotel and our team members. Your words motivate us to always go above and beyond to provide...

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our Apt flooded from the storm and we had to stay here for a week during repairs. It was a great place. Everything was very clean and customer service was awesome. Would recommend this to everyone coming this way!

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tasparker123 Thank you for your wonderful five-starred review of our hotel. We are ecstatic to know that you experienced an excellent stay at our lovely Candlewood Suites Wake Forest. Thank you for recognizing members of our Heart of the House and Front Desk. Your kind words give us the motivation to keep doing what we do best - strive...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Large, clean room, hotel quiet hours from 10pm to 7am, pet friendly and one of the most comfortable beds I have come across at a hotel. Staff is super and location is very convenient. I would definitely book here again.

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul K, Thank you for providing our awesome hotel with a five-starred review. At Candlewood Suites Wake Forest it is our team goal to make sure we provide an excellent stay to each of our guests. We are very excited to learn that you enjoyed an amazing good night's rest on one of our top of the line hospitality...

Hayden Lake, Idaho
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We showed up at 11pm on Saturday night of hurricane Matthew with reservations, but the hotel had flooded that morning and we were asked to take a smoking room as a lot of people had been moved around. We did and the staff did everything they could to accommodate us. The next day we were moved into our room and...

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear theperry5, Thank you for taking the time to provide a generous review for our lovely hotel. We are very happy to learn that we could provide you with great accommodations and excellent customer service during your stay with us. It is unfortunate that we were not able to accommodate your room preference the first night due to disastrous weather....

Madison, Mississippi
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My sister and I traveled from Mississippi to Wake Forest for the birth of her first grandchild. We stayed at Candlewood for two weeks and could not have been more pleased with the accommodations and the friendliness of the staff. The room was clean, stocked with linens, coffee, dishes and other items that you need when away from home for...

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear aanitamiller, Thank you for taking the time to provide our amazing hotel a five-starred review. Our entire team would like to congratulate you and your sister on becoming grandmother's. What a lovely stage in your lives. We are ecstatic to know that our entire team was able to meet your needs and provide you with excellent customer service during...

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Very spacious rooms and a great nights sleep. Staff was very helpful and attentive. Charity did a great job at the front desk. Would recommend this place to anyone. Wake forest is a very quite town but peaceful as well

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Taylor S, Thank you for your amazing five-starred review of our lovely hotel. At Candlewood Suites Wake Forest our entire team's goal to make sure each of our guest experiences an excellent stay. We are very happy to know that we were able to meet our goal with your stay. Thank you for recognizing our awesome team member, Charity....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My husband, myself and my dog stayed here for an extended period of time awaiting our new home to be ready. Everyone I met was fantastic and friendly and always going out of their way to make us feel at home and address any help we needed. I would like to give a "shout out" to Teri (sales manager), Lee,...

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cwswfteam, Front Office Manager at Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue C, Thank you for your wonderful five-starred review of our amazing Candlewood Suites Wake Forest. We are very excited to know that you and your family experienced an awesome stay with us. Candlewood Suites across the nation are well known for their pet friendly accommodations and a 24hr accessible Candlewood Cupbaord that supplies various foods and beverages. At...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover all that the beautiful town of Wake Forest has to offer at the convenient, comfortable all new extended stay Candlewood Suites Wake Forest. You are at the heart of everything, shopping, dining, entertainment and the arts. Only a short drive from the capital city, Raleigh, N.C. and 25 miles from RDU Airport. You will spend less time in traffic and more time doing what you came to Wake Forest to do. We are strategically located off of HWY US 1 and HWY 98. Whether you are coming to Wake Forest for business or just for leisure, your room at the extended stay Candlewood Suites Wake Forest is your personal retreat. You'll have room to work, relax and make the most of your day. Amenities such as free high-speed Internet, work center, plush towels and luxurious bedding mean every night is a great night and every day starts right. The best of Wake Forest is waiting for you at the Candlewood Suites Wake Forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel

Address: 12050 Retail Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587-7353
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wake Forest
Price Range: $145 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 81
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“They allow pets as well, you can request pet rooms, smoking or non-smoking rooms. The staff are very helpful to meet all your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles tasparker123, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We needed smoking and believe all smoking rooms were on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles aanitamiller, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing the parking lot have a beautiful sunset view.”
 of 5 bubbles 697suec, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Request some distance from children, unless you don't mind the occasional frolicker.”
 of 5 bubbles eamagine, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was on the second floor, and we found it to be quiet and convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles acctmgr2016, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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