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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 & Accommodations

Sleep Inn Wake Forest - Wake Forest 12401 Wake Union Church Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cheap Suburban property
  • 80 rooms in hotel
  • Located near shopping areas
  • 1 out of 2 guests said the bathroom was dirty
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Candlewood Suites Wake Forest Raleigh Area in Wake Forest 12050 Retail Dr., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • 2 star Suburban hotel
  • 6 suites in hotel
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Restaurants close by
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh Wake Forest : 11400 Common Oaks Dr. 11400 Common Oaks Dr., Raleigh, NC 27614 ~2.61 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Most guests thought the building was acceptable
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
Woodspring Suites Raleigh / Wakeforest : 8840 Wadford Dr. 8840 Wadford Dr., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~6.08 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Economical Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Triangle Town Center : 6412 Capital Blvd. 6412 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~8.33 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 18 suites in hotel
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Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh North / Triangle Town Center in Raleigh 3401 Sumner Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~8.71 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
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Hampton Inn Raleigh Capital Blvd. North 3621 Spring Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27616 ~9.40 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Great room
  • Breakfast is good
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Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North in Raleigh 4400 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27601 ~10.23 miles south of Wake Forest
  • High-end hotel
Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh North 4400 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~10.24 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00PM
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Super 8 Hotel Raleigh North East in Raleigh 3801 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~10.99 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Low Cost property
  • Access to gym on-site
  • Toilet worked great
  • Horrible vibe
Americas Best Value Inn North Capital 3401 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~11.41 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Low priced hotel
  • Hotel has 54 rooms
Intown Suites 3215 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~11.69 miles south of Wake Forest
  • Low priced Highway property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
Extended Stay America in Raleigh
3531 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~11.88 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Economy hotel
  • Hotel has 122 rooms
  • Beds need improvement
  • No breakfast
Hilton North Raleigh Midtown - Raleigh 3415 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.06 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • Fitness center on property
City Studios Inn & Suites 2910 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.13 miles south of Wake Forest
  • 2 star Highway property
  • 4 floors in property
  • Service is ok
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Hyatt Place North Raleigh Midtown 1105 Navaho Dr., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.15 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00 PM
  • Most guests complained about the bathroom
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
AC Hotel Raleigh North Hills - Raleigh 101 Park at North Hills St., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.20 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
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Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills 160 Park at North Hills, Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.26 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 137 suites in hotel
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Residence Inn Raleigh Midtown : 1000 Navaho Dr. 1000 Navaho Dr., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.29 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
Days Inn in Raleigh 3201 Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.30 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Inexpensive Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 91%
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Wingate by Wyndham 2610 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.31 miles south of Wake Forest
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Bathroom could be optimized
  • Average beds
Holiday Inn Raleigh North in Raleigh 2805 Highwoods Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.36 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Best Western Raleigh North Downtown in Raleigh 2715 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 ~12.39 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 139 rooms in property
  • Internet reasonable
  • Adequate balcony
Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel 4100 Main at North Hills Street`, Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.43 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Expensive Suburban hotel
  • 12 conference rooms in property
  • Fresh fruit
  • Every guests reviewed were happy with the room service
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Extended Stay America Raleigh North Raleigh : 911 Wake Towne Dr.
911 Wake Towne Dr., Raleigh, NC 27609 ~12.47 miles southwest of Wake Forest
  • Two star property
  • 122 rooms in hotel
  • The majority of guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
  • Vibe is not too good
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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 to 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.

Luxury Hotel Options in Wake Forest, NC

4 Star Average Prices: $152.71

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.

Affordable Hotel Options in Wake Forest, NC

3 Star Average Prices: $96.69

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: $72.63

2 Star Hotel Prices in Wake Forest

Which Wake Forest hotels have real discounts?

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.

Best Value 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.

See the Historic Sites of 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.

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