Red Roof Inn Raleigh Southwest - Cary

1800 Walnut Street, Cary, NC   Directions
(44 Reviews)
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Red Roof Inn Raleigh Southwest - Cary is one of the best 100% smoke-free budget hotels in Cary, NC near North Carolina State University and Meredith College. We are also near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), PNC Arena, Carter-Finley Stadium, Crabtree Valley Mall, North Carolina Executive Mansion, North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Lake Johnson Nature Park, Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, Lake Crabtree County Park, William B. Umstead State Park, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Raleigh Memorial Auditorium and the Cary Arts Center. We offer all of our guests free Verified Wi-Fi, guest coin laundry facility and a free expanded cable package featuring HBO. Red Roof Inn Raleigh Southwest - Cary is a pet-friendly hotel.

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This Red Roof in Cary, North Carolina is conveniently located close to North Carolina State University and Meredith College as well as flights out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). Snag tickets to a hockey or basketball game at PNC Arena, home of the Carolina Hurricanes and the NC State Wolfpack men’s basketball team, or a football game at Carter-Finley Stadium, home of the NC State Wolfpack football team. Shop ’til you drop at Crabtree Valley Mall. Wander through the historic rooms at the North Carolina Executive Mansion or explore the art collections at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Taste the delicious food and enjoy the thrilling rides at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Eager for the outdoors? Hike along the trails at Lake Johnson Nature Park, Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, Lake Crabtree County Park and the William B. Umstead State Park. End your night with an outdoor concert at Koka Booth Amphitheatre or a live performance at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium or the Cary Arts Center.

However you decide to spend your day, unwind at our 100% smoke free, family-friendly hotel. Connect to our free Verified Wi-Fi and watch your favorite shows with our free expanded cable package featuring HBO. Stop by our lobby for a hot cup of coffee or tea and purchase a treat from our vending machines. Wash a load of laundry in our guest coin laundry facility. One well-behaved pet per room is welcome at Red Roof Inn Raleigh Southwest - Cary.

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Key Amenities

100% Smoke Free
Kids and Pets Stay Free
Verified Wi-Fi

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Coffee in the Lobby
  • Free Expanded Cable
  • Free Long Distance
  • Coin Laundry
  • ADA Accessible Parking
  • ADA Accessible Rooms
  • Airport within 10 Miles
  • Communication Assistance Available: TTY & Bed Shaker
  • Elevator
  • In-Room Coffee - Select Rooms
  • Interior Corridors
  • Microwave - Select Rooms
  • Mini-Refrigerator - Select Rooms
  • Mobility Accessible
  • Portable Cribs Available
  • Restaurant within Walking Distance
  • Snack Center
  • Free Parking
  • Limited Bus/Truck Parking Available


  • NC State Fair (3.08 mi)
  • Carter–Finley Stadium (3.27 mi)
  • PNC Arena (3.24 mi)
  • North Carolina State University (4.44 mi)
  • Lake Johnson Nature Park (6.00 mi)
  • Meredith College (6.00 mi)
  • Raleigh Memorial Auditorium (6.00 mi)
  • Governors Mansion (6.00 mi)
  • Crabtree Valley Mall (6.72 mi)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (19.97 mi)
  • Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) (8.14 mi)
  • Red Lobster (0.12 mi)
  • Olive Garden Italian Restaurant (0.13 mi)
  • Chick-fil-A (0.14 mi)
  • Ruby Tuesday (0.19 mi)
  • McDonald's (0.11 mi)
  • Noodles and Company (0.20 mi)
  • Waffle House (0.21 mi)
  • Remington Grill Burgers & BBQ Cary NC (0.26 mi)
  • Jasmin Mediterranean Bistro (0.27 mi)
  • The Egg & I Restaurants (0.30 mi)

TripAdvisor Ratings

I love this place
July 22, 2019

We traveled to the cary area for an family event. I called ahead and spoke with a gentleman named Stephan who was very pleasant and professional over the phone. I explained to him that we had been travelling for hours and was hot and sweaty and tired and needed to check in asap, after we laughed together he told me that the room would be ready around 1pm.when we arrived about 1:15 the checkin was very fast and the other staff in the lobby seemed very Friendly ... We was at my room before I knew it...Our room smelled so fresh as if the housekeepers just left.... the ac was already on Blast.... My wife checked the sheets and towels which was very clean that made us feel comfortable very quickly... at checkout the next day Stephan asked about my room and how our stay was which made me feel like he Genuinely cared. THAT was when we decided that was going stay at this location whenever we come to town will stay again and again... I love this place...

Stay at cary red roof in
July 17, 2019

Great place to stay very clean. Service is amazing everyone helped me right away when i needed something. Will come back to stay more nights. No problems what so ever, clean rooms and everything i feel comfortable staying here for more then one night.

Great experience
June 30, 2019

I visited the cary walnut st location with my family a week ago, my experience was pleasant i arrived early in town at abt 12pm even though check in was at 3pm the Gentleman at the desk stephon Found me a room .. everybody was all smiles at the desk even guest in lobby seemed happy. I booked on Priceline a basic room but my kids like eatting so i upgraded my reservation for a few dollars extra. Stephon was so Kind and professional as i waited in line to switched rooms i watched as he Handles all he customers friendly and efficiently. On top of the Great Customer service my room was Great... Cold A/C fresh towels and sheets ..... fresh smell when i entered the room..... No Complaints. Great staff They deserve Raises...

So so stay in NC
June 11, 2019

I have stayed here in the past and was very pleased but this last time was not so great.. I came to Raleigh for my grandmothers 101st birthday and stayed here because it is pet friendly for my mothers dogs. Check in was quick and easy but when I got to my room, the door was cracked open. When I looked in, I noticed that it was not made up yet. I went back to the front desk and told them They immediately apologized for the inconvenience and gave me a new room. The front desk said they would give me a refrigerator and microwave for the trouble. I really don't care about that but no coffee maker in the room... guess I'll survive... I noticed the ceiling must have had some kind of damage as I see some of the plaster peeled off. Glad I'm only staying 1 night.

Excellent stay
June 02, 2019

The whole entire staff is friendly. They have to deal with some stupid people that just don't have common sense. The management handles things amazing along with every employee . The rooms are great and clean and friendly

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18 years or older

Valid credit card must be presented at check-in, cash may be used upon check-out. Card will be authorized for stay amount and charge may take up to 14 business days to return to cardholder account. This hotel does not accept pre-paid credit cards or gift cards.

Pet Policy: One family pet not to exceed 80 pounds is permitted at no additional charge. Pet must be declared during registration and kept on a leash when outside guest room. Pets must never be left unattended in the guestroom and when you walk your pet please clean up after your pet.

Safe Usage Fee of $1.50 + tax per night will be added at the hotel.

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