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Wake Forest North Carolina Accommodations

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The Wake Forest center point is approximately 6 miles north of WRAL Soccer Center and 10 miles north of Us Air Force Reserve Recruit.

Raleigh might be North Carolina's capital and one of its most popular cities, but travel outside the city limits and you'll find several charming towns. Wake Forest, a half hour drive from Raleigh's downtown area, is one such town deserving of your attention. One of America's fastest-growing suburbs, it makes a great base for exploring Raleigh or a vacation in its own right. More from this guide...

Wake Forest Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Sleep Inn Wake Forest : 12401 Wake Union Church Rd.
+1-888-389-4121
12401 Wake Union Church Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587 Website
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Every guests reviewed were disappointed with the minibar
  • Nice indoor pool
Hampton Inn Raleigh / Town of Wake Forest in Wake Forest
+1-888-675-2083
12318 Wake Union Church Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Most guests said rooms were big enough
Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area : 12050 Retail Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
12050 Retail Dr., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • 2-star Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Rooms are great
  • Restaurants close by
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Wake Forest
+1-800-805-5223
12051 Retail Dr., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 23 suites in property
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh Wake Forest
+1-888-965-1860
11400 Common Oaks Dr., Raleigh, NC 27614 ~2.61 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Big flat screen
  • Average hotel building
Woodspring Suites Raleigh / Wakeforest
+1-888-788-5576
8840 Wadford Dr., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~6.08 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Triangle Town Center
+1-888-897-9207
6412 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~8.33 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • 116 rooms in property
Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Capital Blvd / 1 540 : 6408 Capital Blvd.
+1-888-311-4278
6408 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~8.36 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Mid-scale property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$119
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh North / Triangle Town Center in Raleigh
+1-888-469-4795
3401 Sumner Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~8.71 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Hotel has a green policy Learn more
Hampton Inn Raleigh Capital Blvd. North in Raleigh
+1-888-734-9421
3621 Spring Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~9.40 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Convenient location
  • Fantastic service
From$60
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Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North
+1-888-841-5292
4400 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~10.27 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Check in time: 3:00PM
From$109
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Super 8 Hotel Raleigh North East - Raleigh
+1-888-455-5160
3801 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~10.99 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Low-priced property
  • 4 floors in property
  • Fridge didn't work
  • Impressive bathroom
From$55
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Americas Best Value Inn North Capital - Raleigh
+1-888-965-8297
3401 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~11.41 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Economical property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Intown Suites
+1-888-906-6358
3215 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~11.69 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Low priced Highway property
  • 3 floors in property
Extended Stay America
+1-888-749-6785
3531 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~11.88 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Economy hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Located near shopping areas
  • Free internet
Hilton Raleigh North Hills : 3415 Wake Forest Rd.
+1-888-878-9982
3415 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.06 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3pm
From$105
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Hyatt Place North Raleigh Midtown - Raleigh
+1-888-389-4485
1105 Navaho Dr., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.15 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
  • Good minibar
  • Popular among business travelers
AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills in Raleigh
+1-888-389-4121
101 Park at North Hills St., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.20 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills
+1-888-675-2083
160 Park at North Hills, Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.26 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Learn more
From$129
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Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown
+1-800-716-8490
1000 Navaho Dr., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.29 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Days Inn
+1-800-805-5223
3201 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.30 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Low-priced Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Rooms could be larger
  • Professional service
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Raleigh
+1-888-965-1860
2610 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.31 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 3 suites in hotel
  • City centre within easy reach, said 73%
  • Gym was small
Holiday Inn Raleigh North - Raleigh
+1-888-788-5576
2805 Highwoods Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.36 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Breakfast is good
  • Acceptable breakfast prices
Best Western Raleigh North Downtown - Raleigh
+1-888-897-9207
2715 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604-1509 ~12.39 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
  • Most guests enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby
  • Amenities are not the best
Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
+1-888-311-4278
4100 Main at North Hills Street`, Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.43 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Food is to die for
  • Nice bar
From$149
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Wake Forest, NC discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Wake Forest hotel for each day and each star rating category.

New England-raised physician Dr. Calvin Jones became Wake Forest's first settler when he bought 615 acres of forest land there in 1832. He turned the land into a plantation and worked as a doctor and local postmaster from his home for more than a decade until he decided to relocate west. Dr. Jones persuaded his friend John Purefoy, a Baptist minister, to purchase his land to establish the Wake Forest Manual Labor Institute. Boys as young as 12 attended the institute, trading manual labor for religious education. The institute would later become Wake Forest College.

Wake Forest's population began to grow rapidly in the 1840s, with the establishment of a railroad depot in nearby Forestville. The depot moved even closer to Wake Forest in the mid-1870s, stimulating even more economic and population growth. In 1880, the area was officially incorporated as the Town of Wake Forest College. The word college was dropped from the town's title in 1909.

Wake Forest has continued to grow through the decades. At the 2000 census, Wake Forest was home to approximately 12,600 people. By the 2010 census, its population had more than doubled to over 30,000 residents. As Wake Forest continues to grow, it's infrastructure is always improving for residents and visitors alike. New restaurants and stores complement the parks and historic buildings that keep tourists coming back.

When should you visit Wake Forest, NC?

Wake Forest's humid, subtropical climate makes summers a steamy affair. Nights in the low 80s and beyond are common, although the humidity can make it feel much warmer. Winters are cool but more comfortable than in many American cities, with daytime temps regularly hovering around the low to mid-50s. If your heart is set on a winter visit, participating in Christmas activities can help you stay warm.

Spring is the ideal time to visit Wake Forest, with its warm weather and dry days and nights. Many people save their travel for the longer summer break, so spring is often a little quieter in Wake Forest. This is reflected in lower accommodation prices.

Fall temperatures are also pleasant, however, rain showers can sometimes dampen vacation plans during September. Some say it's worth risking the rain to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage in Wake Forest's parks. It'll be drier during November, but also much colder with night temps often hovering around the 40s and 50s. Bring a warm coat if you're traveling so close to winter.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Wake Forest, NC:

seasonality of hotel rates in Wake Forest

Wake Forest, NC: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. price trends by star rating class in Wake Forest, NC. Browse these charts to evaluate the most cost effective time period to book a room in Wake Forest for any future trips.

What are the luxury hotel options in Wake Forest, NC?

4 Star Average Prices: $125.43

For a little extra luxury, look to hotels on Wake Forest's outskirts. These quality establishments offer guests superior service and accommodation.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree Valley offers its guests spacious, well-appointed one- and two-bedroom suites with separate sleeping and living quarters and full kitchens. Modern features including two-burner cooktops, fridges, microwaves, and dishwashers make preparing meals and cleaning up after yourself easy. If you prefer a more relaxed vacation, take advantage of the local restaurants, then retire to your room to watch the TV or surf the internet. Wi-Fi is free in all rooms, so you don't need to worry about data restrictions. Hot breakfasts, weekday newspaper deliveries, and a grocery shopping service are also included in your rate.

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Cary offers the creature comforts of home, and then some. Self-parking is free, but you don't need your car for exploring. The Hilton Garden Inn offers a free shuttle service that takes you anywhere within a five-mile radius of the hotel. After sightseeing, you can soothe your muscles in the saltwater pool or hot tub. The hotel's handy to restaurants, but if you'd prefer eating in, try the Garden Grille & Bar. Alternatively, use your room's microwave to heat a ready-to-cook meal from the Pavilion Pantry. The modern guestrooms also feature high-definition LCD televisions, plush beds, and free Wi-Fi.

What are the affordable hotel options in Wake Forest, NC?

3 Star Average Prices: $103.46

Wake Forest accommodations are usually more affordable than rooms you'll find in nearby Raleigh. However, some hotels are more affordable than others. The following hotels offer bargain rates to guests.

Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area has suites, rather than small guestrooms, so it's the ideal choice for an affordable family getaway. Eating in is easy, as each suite has a kitchen with ceramic cooktops and generously sized granite countertops. You'll never get bored with a flat-screen TV and DVD player in each suite. Bring your own movies or borrow one from the hotel's lending library. The hotel also has a guest laundry, gymnasium, and free high-speed internet access in all suites and the on-site business center.

WoodSpring Suites Raleigh Northeast Wake Forest, formerly Value Place Raleigh NC (Wake Forest), is another affordable option for travelers on a budget. This pet-friendly hotel is a great choice for an extended getaway, with its special weekly and long-stay rates. Its suites are spacious with well-equipped kitchens for preparing meals and dining tables and chairs for enjoying your family meals. The flat-screen TV sets show cable and satellite channels, including at least one free film channel. If you prefer binging on streaming services, make use of the hotel's free Wi-Fi access.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Wake Forest

2 Star Average Prices: $83.64

2 Star Hotel Prices in Wake Forest

What hotels offer the best discounts in Wake Forest, NC?

Several Wake Forest hotels help travelers save money through their discount programs. Save big money whenever you stay at the following local hotels.

Sleep Inn Wake Forest extends discounts to many travelers including AAA and CAA auto club members, seniors and AARP members, and government and military personnel. All these groups save on the room rate while enjoying all of Sleep Inn's other perks, including free Wi-Fi and access to the generous Morning Medley breakfast buffet. Rooms are tastefully decorated and equipped with all your favorite appliances including high-definition TV sets, coffee makers, and microwave ovens. Relax in the indoor pool or if you can't tear yourself away from work, catch up with the office in the business center.

Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh North/Triangle Town Center also offers certain groups big discounts. Seniors 62 years and older save at least 15 percent on their rooms. AAA and CAA auto club members, military service members, and government employees are also eligible for significant savings. The hotel's rooms are modern and spacious enough for relaxing watching the high-definition smart TVs or catching up with loved ones via the free Wi-Fi. The Bistro serves affordable breakfasts each morning and American classics and cocktails in the evening. The indoor pool and fitness center mean there's no excuse for letting your fitness regime slide.

What are the best value hotel options in Wake Forest, NC?

You'll see real value when you stay at Wake Forest's mid-priced hotel chains. These establishments often don't charge for extras, so your money goes even further.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh - Wake Forest treats guests to more, with free Wi-Fi in all rooms, free coffee in the lobby, and a free Express Start Breakfast Bar buffet each morning. The spread is lavish, with cinnamon rolls, biscuits, bacon, and eggs cooked just as you like them among the offerings. You're bound to get a good night's sleep with comfortable triple-sheeted beds and black-out shades in all rooms. There's a beautiful outdoor pool open from June to late September; when it's closed you can still burn calories in the fitness center.

Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North is ideal for families, groups of friends, and anyone who prefers more space to spread out. All its rooms are suites, with separate living areas and private balconies overlooking the outdoor swimming pool. Two flat-screen TVs in each suite puts an end to entertainment squabbles. Enjoy all-American comfort food at the Brine Southern Kitchen & Bar onsite. The meals are perfect paired with local craft beers straight from the tap. Wi-Fi, parking, coffee, and bottled water are all available free to hotel guests.

What are the historic sites to see in Wake Forest, NC?

You can learn more about Wake Forest's past through its historic sites. Calvin Jones plantation home is now the Wake Forest Historical Museum. The museum features photographs, books, furniture, documents, and other memorabilia telling the story of Wake Forest and Wake Forest University.

The DuBois Center, Wake Forest's community center, was once the W.E.B. DuBois School. African-American residents received an education here from its inception in 1926 until racial segregation ended in 1971.

Local historic homes like the Bailey-Estes House, Powell House, Purefoy-Chappell House, Purefoy-Dunn Plantation, and Thompson House are also worth a look for history buffs. The buildings in the Downtown Wake Forest Historic District and Glen Royall Mill Village Historic District are also a sight to behold.

With a rich history and real charm, Wake Forest makes a wonderful vacation choice for travelers looking to escape the hustle and the bustle of the city. Discover the appeal of this North Carolina town on your next getaway.

FAQs about hotels in Wake Forest

What are the best rated hotels in Wake Forest?

Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area, Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh and Hampton Inn Raleigh are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most high-end hotels in Wake Forest?

AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills, Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel and Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley are the top 3 luxury hotels near Wake Forest city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Wake Forest?

Sleep Inn Wake Forest, Hampton Inn Raleigh, and Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area are the properties closest to Wake Forest city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Wake Forest cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Wake Forest can be as cheap as $83.64 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Wake Forest cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Wake Forest has been $103.46 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Wake Forest cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Wake Forest has been $125.43 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best Marriott hotels in Wake Forest?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Capital Blvd, Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh North and Courtyard Raleigh North are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Wake Forest?

Sleep Inn Wake Forest, Comfort Suites and Comfort Inn Raleigh Midtown are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Wake Forest?

Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh Wake Forest and Candlewood Suites Raleigh are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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