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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University

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Lindenhurst, New York
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Room seemed recently updated. Mattresses were new and comfortable. Sliding doors to balcony were old and rickety. Bathroom very small with little space for personal items. Hotel was very clean, staff was wonderful, restaurant breakfast was great. Was surprised to find no in room refrigerator and the coffee pot provided was cheap and didn't work properly.

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

626annemarieb, Well, we have installed all new mattresses throughout the hotel. We have also update our bathroom lighting along with new wallpaper in all guest bathrooms. Glad you found the staff, hotel and a great breakfast to your liking. Would have liked to have gotten a little higher rating but thanks for the review. Bill

United States
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I stayed at this hotel for a business trip. It was close to lots of restaurants in a good area. The restaurant food/service for dinner and breakfast was on point. The sleeping room was spacious enough with great beds!

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

Shevella W., Thanks for the review!! The title says it all. Bill

ATL, GA
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had the chance to stay at this hotel during a business trip. The beds slept great, the location was perfect, and the restaurant served great food! The room was spacious and the bathroom was big enough (not HUGE but clean and acceptable). I got a wonderful night's rest and overall would stay again at this hotel if I'm ever...

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

GAFamilyTraveler, Glad you enjoyed a great nights sleep. We just installed all NEW mattresses throughout the hotel. Everyone is loving them, they are so comfortable!! Thanks for the review. Bill

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here to tour NC State Univ. Good spot. Close to campus. Easy to walk or drive places. There must have been 50 restaurants nearby to meet a variety of tastes. We walked to have dinner. We drove onto campus for the tour because the tour location is on the far side of campus from this hotel. Clean, Comfortable...

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

DianceSacramento), Love the comments about the staff as well as about the clean and comfortable rooms. Plus our location can't be beat. Please come back when visiting Raleigh. Bill

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I stayed here for a business trip and was impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms and common areas and the friendliness of the staff. The rooms are very nicely updated, however having a small refrigerator in the room would've been welcome. I was unable to get good wifi connection. The coffee maker in the room was a definite plus!...

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

ssmiths3, Great review of the DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone. Love the strong recommendation!! Bill

florida
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This hotel was very nice. Location for both Durham and Raleigh was good. Clean. All personnel was helpful and courteous. Complimentary coke, and of course, COOKIES!! Free internet. Great size of TV . room very comfortable and roomy. NO real views to talk about, but good location for NC State visit. I'd recommend if you're going to the College.

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

peteCFlorida, We are a great location for anyone visiting NCSU, we are located next to the campus. Plus Cameron Village shopping is 3 blocks away and Downtown nightlife is 5 minute from the hotel. Thanks for the review. Bill

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My kids and I made a trip to Raleigh for a birthday party. We stayed at the DoubleTree only because I bidded on the rooms through Priceline. I was unaware of the renovation so, the only thing on my mind was the "old Brownstone". We arrived late Friday and my major concern for the entire trip was that the parking...

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

Karena B., Glad you had an enjoyable stay and hopefully the birthday party was a success. As for the parking lot lighting we installed a new lighting package when we renovated the hotel 4 years ago. There are 21 lights in our parking lot. We certainly met the Hilton standards. I will discuss your concerns with our Chief Engineer. Thanks...

Pelahatchie, Mississippi
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was staying at the hotel as a business trip; I had no choice, as the meetings were held there. But the service and accommodations were so good, I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others.

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

jameseT8054BP, Great review. Thanks and please come back. Bill

Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Doubletree Hotel with warm cookies so starting on a high note. The hotel staff is helpful and pleasant. Complimentary wifi is iffy. Nearby church takes homeless overflow so that sometimes it is very noisy!

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

bluetang20, We certainly have a great location for anyone visiting NCSU. Glad you enjoyed the cookie and thanks for the kind comment regarding the staff. Bill

Georgia, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an older hotel and the room I was in did not have a refrigerator (there were refrigerators in the Jr. Suites), the hotel was clean and the staff was very friendly. We stayed at Doubletree for a business meeting. The hotel was very accommodating and the rates were great compared to what we have paid at other hotels....

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Bill W, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, responded to this review

Jami S., Glad your enjoyed our comfortable bed. Last month we put all new beds in the hotel. They are so great, everyone is loving them. Thanks for the comments about the staff and how clean the hotel is. Great review. Thanks. Bill

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Welcome to the newly remodeled Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh - Brownstone University. Whether you are visiting for business at North Carolina State University (2 blocks), the Research Triangle Park(8 miles), the new Raleigh Convention Center and Downtown Business District(1.5 miles), or you're here for a leisurely stay to attend an event at the RBC Center, Time Warner Pavilion at Walnut Creek, Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, State Fairgrounds, or a visit to one of our three museums in downtown Raleigh (Art, Science, History), we can offer you the best balance of location, convenience, and value. With features like a new, modern spacious lobby, brand new guestrooms for 2012, a new restaurant and bar and all new fitness center by Precor along with an expanded business center,we have everything you need to insure a pleasant and productive stay. Best of all, you can walk to more than 20 different restaurants and nearly 100 shops at Cameron Village(a historic, upscale, outdoor walking mall), ride the train, paddleboats or play on the playground at the all new Pullen Park or take advantage of all the businesses and restaurants on Hillsborough Street across from NC State University's campus-each of these is less than .5 miles from the hotel. Come see why Raleigh was again listed as 'One of the best cities to live and work in' by Forbes Magazine in 2012 and why the all new Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone University is the best place to stay to be in the center of it all; and please don't forget that parking and internet are always free! ... more   less 

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Address: 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
Region: United States > North Carolina > Raleigh
Price Range: $164 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University 3.5*
Number of rooms: 190
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Doubletree By Hilton Raleigh Brownstone - University Hotel Raleigh
Holiday Inn Brownstone
Holiday Inn Raleigh
Raleigh Holiday Inn
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Raleigh
#17 Family Hotel in Raleigh
#22 Business Hotel in Raleigh
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