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

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental deluxe breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items
  • Outdoor pool
  • Elevator
  • Interior corridor
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish)
  • Guest Laundry, from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Safe deposit box
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Shipping
  • Meeting facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking

BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown

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BEST WESTERN Raleigh North-Downtown

Conveniently located, the best western raleigh north-downtown in Raleigh, North Carolina is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

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

Cameron Indoor Stadium

On the campus of Duke University you'll find Cameron Indoor Stadium, home of the Duke basketball. As you explore Durham, a pleasant city nestled neatly between Burlington and Raleigh, don't miss out on a charming tour of the campus come game-day. Make the drive in and experience men's and women's Blue Devil basketball.

Opened in 1940, Cameron Indoor Stadium is a legendary arena on the college sports landscape. Named for former coach Eddie Cameron, Cameron Indoor Stadium seats 9,314 fans (the "Cameron Crazies," as they are called), and plays host to men's and women's basketball, along with men's and women's volleyball. Enjoy your time exploring the Piedmont region of NC with an exciting visit to Durham and Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Museum of Life and Science

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.

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.

North Carolina Museum of Art

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. This effort 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. At the end of a fun day at the museum, check into a local Best Western hotel to enjoy comfortable accommodations.

North Carolina Museum of History

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, as a guest of Best Western hotels and make the most of your North Carolina coast travels.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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. Check into one of the nearby Best Western hotels at the end of the day, to rest and recoup before another day of fun in Raleigh.

North Carolina State Capitol

The North Carolina State Capitol, completed in 1840 in downtown Raleigh, 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, as a guest of Best Western hotels.

PNC Arena

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 NHL season hits the ice in October and plays through the end of May, and into June for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If you're planning a visit to Raleigh or nearby cities like Garner and Cary, plan your Carolina Hurricanes game accordingly. 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.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport

A public international airpark, the Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) serves the Raleigh metropolitan area in the North Carolina Piedmont Region. 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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 6.00 mile(s) from Garner
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Wake Forest
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Gary
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Research Triangle Park
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Benson
  • 32.00 mile(s) from Durham
  • 53.00 mile(s) from Rocky Mount
  • 59.00 mile(s) from Fayetteville
  • 78.00 mile(s) from Greensboro
  • 104 mile(s) from Winston-Salem

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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.

Local Events Worth Considering:

September 2014

September 25-28, 2014
Mayberry Days Mount Airy comes alive with a festival celebrating the old times when life was slow and simple. Check for event times.

October 2014

October 10-12, 2014
Autumn Leaves Festival Celebrate the beauty that is fall with music, crafts, food, and fun in Mount Airy. It begins at 9 a.m.
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