BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown
2715 Capital Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27604-1509
Phone: 919/872-5000 | Fax: 919/790-7741 | 139 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
When choosing downtown Raleigh hotels, location, comfort and value all matter, and that's why our Raleigh hotel is a favorite choice for travelers.
Hotels on Capital Blvd. have a great location and it's easy to explore the best of downtown. Our Raleigh hotel puts the comfort of guests first. We provide spacious, quiet rooms and the friendliest staff in town. Hotels near the 440 Beltline are surrounded by natural beauty as well as a rich, cultural heritage. Depend on us as your hotel of choice in North Carolina.
Our Raleigh hotel is near the State Capital, the North Carolina Museum of Art and Wake Med Hospital. We know that both convenience and a competitive price matter to our guests. We're close to numerous colleges and universities like NC State, Shaw University, Peace University, St. Augustine University and Meredith College, so that students, faculty and visiting professors or families can quickly get to class or meetings.
Located near the PNC arena and downtown Raleigh, it's easy to get to the best restaurants and shopping in the city. Raleigh museums and Raleigh nightlife are unlike any other, and our guests have everything right at their doorstep. Whether you're here on business with the state government or simply enjoying the many great dining options, count on us to provide you with southern hospitality.
Some of our frequent business travelers come to Raleigh for work with the technology sector like Research Triangle Park (RTP), medical work at Rex Hospital or Duke Health hospital and of course with the universities and colleges. Our newly renovated hotel is the perfect choice for guests in town for leisure, a youth sports team, concerts or one of the many famous festivals, including the beer festival, hop scotch festival and motorcycle events.
Reserve a comfortable room at BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown today!
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Complimentary Breakfast
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee.
- Outdoor pool
- Interior corridor
- 24 hour front desk
- Guest Laundry, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Dry cleaning, same day service available
- Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
- Business center
- Printer available
- Fax services
- Computer available
- Photocopy, nominal fee
- Photocopy services
- Photocopy machine
- Meeting facilities
- Ice/vending machines
- Free parking
BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown
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Longitude: 35.816725 / Latitude: -78.602165
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: All directions. The BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown is located at the intersection of United States 1 and Interstate 440 at Exit 11B.
From: The airport. Take Interstate 40 East. Use Exit 289 onto Wade Avenue. Take Wade Avenue to Interstate 440 and use the Inner Belt on-ramp to the Interstate. Take Interstate 440 to Exit 11B onto Capital Boulevard North. Drive north and the BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown will be immediately on the left.
BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
The Tar Heel State – culturally diverse and historically important – can yield impressive and memorable adventures for travelers. Plan your next visit and head for the Piedmont region where a stay in Raleigh should yield some excellent, if not raucous, college football fun.
Carter-Finley Stadium is home to the North Carolina State University Wolfpack football team. You can find Carter-Finley Stadium just west of the NC State campus along Trinity Road and Youth Center Drive. Opened in 1966, Carter-Finley Stadium seats 57,583 fans come gameday – plan your next visit for late summer or fall and catch the Wolfpack in action.
The list of places to see and things to do in North Carolina seems to be ever-growing. From the family-first attractions around each corner, to the wide range of culturally diverse destinations, the Tar Heel State is a premier vacation spot. Plan your next visit, though, and make it a sporty one – head for Raleigh and check out the NC State baseball team in action.
As one of the most impressive sports venues found in the Piedmont Region, Doak Field is a can't-miss for college baseball fans visiting Raleigh. Home of the NC State Wolfpack baseball team since it opened in 1966, Doak Field can be found right in the heart of campus, and it seats 3,000 fans – don't miss first pitch!
Shoot for the course record when you play 18 holes at Eagle Ridge Golf Club. A par 71 playing to a max length of 6,904 yards from the championship tees, Eagle Ridge Golf Club is a premier destination in Raleigh. As you embark on your next trek through the Piedmont region of NC, be sure to book a tee time at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club.
Designed by Tom Kite, who won the 1992 US Open Championship, Eagle Ridge Golf Club features a fully loaded pro shop, on-site PGA pros for lessons and instruction, a driving range, and practice green/chipping area – enjoy a little warm-up before you tee off at the first hole.
Opened in 1991, Five County Stadium is a minor league baseball stadium located in Zebulon in North Carolina’s Piedmont region – just outside of Raleigh. The ballpark serves as the home field to the Carolina Mudcats of the A-Advanced Carolina League.
Open daily with no charge to the public; the JC Raulston Arboretum was created in 1976 by Dr. James Chester "JC" Raulston, and is part of the Department of Horticultural Science. Several gardens and collections are on display, including the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden, the Klein-Pringle White Garden, and the Xeric Garden.
And be sure to visit the Annual Color Trial, the Lath House, and the A. E. Finley Rooftop Terrace.
Plan your next visit to Durham. The Museum of Life and Science offers a wealth of hands-on exploratory exhibits that make learning about science fun. The indoor museum exhibits include Contraptions, Magic Wings Butterfly House, Bayer CropScience Insectarium and SoundSpace: Hear Motion. Step outside to explore the Wetlands, Farmyard, Catch the Wind and Dinosaur Trail exhibits.
The Daily programs at the museum include Feeding Frenzies, Butterfly Releases, Meet the Keeper, and Experiments in the Lab. Best Western hotels in Raleigh, offer convenient lodging choices while in the Raleigh-Durham area. Have fun on your journey through the North Carolina coastal region.
See the Campus at NC State University
Head for Raleigh on your next visit to North Carolina and check out the campus of North Carolina State University.
Established in 1887, NC State is a source of great pride in Raleigh – whether it's the iconic landmarks on campus or the NC State Wolfpack sports teams, you'll find plenty to see and do when you visit.
Featuring a large, urban campus of more than 2,000 acres, NC State University is a public institution – it's a land-grant university, a space-grant university, and a sea-grant university.
When you explore the NC State campus, be sure to check out Halladay Hall, the very first building constructed on campus. Don't miss out on viewing the Memorial Tower – built to honor the 33 NC State alumni who fought and died in WWI.
Sports fans find their way to Doak Field during the spring for NC State Wolfpack baseball games, while fall visitors head to Carter-Finley Field for Wolfpack football games.
The vibrant Capital City of Raleigh began displaying an art collection in 1929, a few years after the North Carolina State Art Society was formed. It marked the formation of the North Carolina Museum of Art.
By 1947, authorization was given by the North Carolina legislature to purchase American and European artwork. It remains the country's first art museum to be created from state funds.
Visit this impressive art museum to view the variety of art from the African, American, Ancient American, Egyptian, European, British, Spanish, French, Italian, Northern European, Modern, Contemporary and Judaic art collections.
Stroll through the 164-acre Museum Park, showcasing the outdoor art collection and enjoy walking along the three-mile path.
While in North Carolina, connect with the past during your time in Raleigh. Take time to visit the North Carolina Museum of History and learn about the rich history of the state. The museum was established as the Hall of History in 1902, by Frederick Augustus Olds and his collection of items. By 1968, the museum collection grew to include over 91,000 items.
Stroll through the 55,000 square foot museum to view more than 250,000 items relating to North Carolina's past. Exhibits include The Story of North Carolina, Real to Reel: The Making of Gone with the Wind, Greetings from North Carolina and the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Kids love spending time in the For Kids Only Fun Zone. Stay close to this wonderful downtown Raleigh attraction and make the most of your North Carolina coast travels.
See the Dinosaur Displays
The Capital City of Raleigh is home to the oldest museum in the state. The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences was established in 1879 from early geological and agricultural collections.
Throughout the years, this incredible museum has grown to become the largest of its kind in the southeastern United States.
While in the Piedmont Triangle region, be among the 700,000 annual visitors to experience all the museum has to offer.
Schedule plenty of time to explore the museum's four floors of exhibits, including live animals, live programs, hands-on activities and educational films, while learning about the natural world.
Exhibits include, the "North Carolina's Natural Treasures," "Coastal North Carolina," "Mountains to the Sea," "Nature's Explorers," and the "Prehistoric North Carolina." The Arthropod Zoo, Living Conservatory, Naturalist Center and Nature Research Center are also popular museum features.
Enjoy a Visit to the NC State Capitol Building
Gain historical insights on your next stay in Raleigh. The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840 in downtown, was the primary location for the North Carolina state government until 1888.
It is an enlarged version of the original capitol building, on the same site, and features a Greek Revival style of architecture.
The offices of the state governor and lieutenant governor are located on the first floor. Thirty minute guided tours of the Capitol are available.
Be sure to stroll past the fourteen statutes and monuments on Union Square. History buffs enjoy touring the N.C. Museum of History, the Executive Mansion, the Raleigh City Museum and the Mordecai Historic Park. Rest comfortably while visiting the Capital city near the coast.
PNC Arena in Raleigh
Opened in 1999, PNC Arena is a multipurpose facility located in Raleigh. Home to the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL, and the North Carolina State University Wolfpack basketball, PNC Arena is a hub of sports activity in Raleigh and the Piedmont region of NC.
Originally named the Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena from 1999-2002, then the RBC Center up until 2012, the PNC Arena makes for a great sports venue. Hockey fans make frequent trips to PNC Arena.
The NC State Wolfpack basketball season tips off in early November and finishes up in March – draw up your travel plans around those times and enjoy exciting college basketball.
Opened in 2008, the Raleigh Convention Center is nestled in the heart of downtown Raleigh, minutes away from Piedmont attractions like the North Carolina State Capitol and the North Carolina Museum of History. The center is known for its “Shimmer Wall” mural on the west side of the building.
With 150,000 square foot banquet hall, 20 meeting rooms, and a 32,000 square foot ballroom, the three-level convention center hosts some of the biggest conference and events in the area. The Downtown Raleigh Amphitheater is located next door.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Covering 5,000 acres, RDU encompasses three runways and two passenger terminals – plus two public observation decks.
Owned and operated by the Raleigh–Durham Airport Authority, RDU is serviced by American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and US Airways.
For Airport lounges, Terminal 1features the Club at RDU, while Terminal 2 has the Admirals Club, Delta Sky Club, and the US Airways Club.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.11 mile(s) from Highwoods Office Park, many business offices
- 1.00 mile(s) from Duke Community Hospital
- 3.00 mile(s) from Raleigh Convention and Conference
- 3.00 mile(s) from downtown Raleigh attractions
- 3.00 mile(s) from North Carolina Museum of Art
- 3.00 mile(s) from North Carolina Museum of natural resources
- 3.00 mile(s) from Triangle Town Center
- 4.00 mile(s) from Pullen Park and Aquatic Center
- 5.00 mile(s) from Crabtree Valley Mall
- 5.00 mile(s) from Time Warner Pavillion, Walnut Creek Music Pavilion
- 5.00 mile(s) from North Carolina State University
- 5.00 mile(s) from WRAL Soccer Complex
- 6.00 mile(s) from North Carolina State Fair
- 6.00 mile(s) from Entertainment and Sports, home to the Carolina Hurricanes
- 20.00 mile(s) from Five Points Stadium, home to the Carolina Mudcats
- 3.00 mile(s) from North Hills Mall, outdoor shopping and dining
- 4.00 mile(s) from Crabtree Mall, shopping mall
- 6.00 mile(s) from Triangle Town Center, shopping mall
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Outdoor pool
- Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Raleigh, North Carolina hotel.
- Adjacent to Olive Garden, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Adjacent to Dunkin Donuts, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- 0.20 mile(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 0.20 mile(s) from Taco Bell, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- 0.50 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, Monday through Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- 1.00 mile(s) from International House of Pancakes, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Monday through Wednesday 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight and Thursday through Sunday 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
- 1.00 mile(s) from Applebee's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Midnight
- 3.00 mile(s) from 42nd Street Oyster Bar, Bar/Lounge, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- 3.00 mile(s) from Twisted Fork, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Raleigh. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
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