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Raleigh Convention Center

500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
+1 919-996-8500
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Great venue, and ocation

Visited this Convention Center for a Comic convention. The Center is connected to the Raleigh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
First time visitor for comic book convention

I moved to the Triangle 9 years ago, but this past weekend was the first time I had been in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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A Center That Defies Convention We do this by simply saying 'yes'. To your unique needs and high expectations. From service and amenities, to flexibility and quality, whatever you need, you'll find people who care about making it happen. All inside a world-class architectural wonder, surrounded by fantastic hotels, performance stages and a vibrant, welcoming downtown. Our hearts and minds are wide open and ready to embrace your world!
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601
+1 919-996-8500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this Convention Center for a Comic convention. The Center is connected to the Raleigh Marriott City Center so if you are attending a event, this would be place to stay.

Thank dwhayden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I moved to the Triangle 9 years ago, but this past weekend was the first time I had been in the Raleigh Convention Center. I attended a comic book convention, and the place and event did not disappoint. There was adequate space for all of...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for the super-con and was very pleased plenty of parking but it is $7 the building is very large and is great for conventions, staff was friendly and very helpful! They had people constantly keeping restrooms clean which is A+++ for me! They...More

Thank harmony35
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Convention Center is new, functional, and beautiful. The caterer sucks. While participating in a professional society meeting from July 9-13, 2017 I skipped lunches on Monday and Tuesday. They looked so unappetizing (gray-colored meat) supposedly fajita meat? grossed me out just to look at...More

Thank horoshayaeda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time here for the AAU National Karate Championships, and everybody at our dojo has commented on the fact that this is our favorite venue. We all stay at the Marriott which is connected so we don't have to even go outside...More

Thank lamays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a Nationals Karate Tournament in June. Very nice staff. Clean facility. Walking distance to restaurants. Very happy and will return again.

Thank Desiree F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The convention center is always busy. They have lots of shows here, ie home show, boat show,car show etc. Parking is easily found but not free. They have escalators and elevators so handicap individuals can access the shows easily.

Thank bunnylady55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've attended conferences in other city's convention centers and Raleigh's is now one of my favorites. Lots of natural light. Easy to park and navigate the large space via multiple escalators or stairs. Plenty of lounging areas outside the meeting rooms and grand ballrooms. In...More

Thank shell904
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Attended a scientific conference but also there were lots of convocation/graduation gatherings happening at same time on another wing so could get noisy

Thank LoveHuanchaco
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Plenty of parking nearby. Directly connected to the Marriott. Nicely laid out property in a general sense, with a couple of exceptions in the "you can't there from here" type of experience with elevators. For travelers with walking disabilities that extra stress is not welcomed....More

Thank Peg I
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