Lodging

Out-of-town visitors for Commencement weekend are encouraged to begin planning for your stay as early as possible, as nearby hotels and lodging services tend to book for Commencement weekend well in advance.

Hotels On or Near Main Campus

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Close To

StateView, an Autograph Collection Hotel* Park Alumni Center; Lake Raleigh; Lonnie Poole Golf Course; College of Textiles
Aloft* NC State Belltower; Pullen Road
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh – Brownstone* Pullen Park

Hotels In or Near Downtown Raleigh

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Close To

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown* Glenwood Avenue; Capital Blvd.
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel Raleigh Convention Center; Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Raleigh Marriott City Center Raleigh Convention Center; Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Hotels in North Raleigh/Midtown

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AC Marriott Hotel Raleigh North Hills * Midtown Park; Six Forks Rd.; I-440; North Hills
Residence Inn by Marriott Raleigh Midtown * Midtown Park; Six Forks Rd.; I-440; North Hills
Holiday Inn Raleigh North – Midtown *  I-440; US 1 (Capital Blvd.); North Hills
Best Western Raleigh North-Downtown * I-440; US 1 (Capital Blvd.); North Hills
Holiday Inn Raleigh (Crabtree Valley Mall) US 1 (Capital Blvd)
Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley * Crabtree Valley Mall; I-440; US 70 (Glenwood Ave); Ridge Rd.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley * Crabtree Valley Mall; I-440; US 70 (Glenwood Ave); Ridge Rd.
Residence Inn by Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley * Crabtree Valley Mall; I-440; US 70 (Glenwood Ave); Ridge Rd.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree * US 70 (Glenwood Ave); Crabtree Valley Mall; I-440

Hotels in Southwest Raleigh

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Close To

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh near NC State University Southwest * Lake Johnson; Lonnie Poole Golf Course

Hotels in Cary

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh-Cary Crossroads Plaza of Cary; Lake Johnson; Jones Franklin Rd.; I-440
Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Cary I-40 Crossroads Plaza of Cary; Lake Johnson; Jones Franklin Rd.; I-440
Best Western Plus Cary Inn- NC State * Crossroads Plaza of Cary; I-440
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Raleigh Cary * Crossroads Plaza of Cary; I-440
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Raleigh Cary * Crossroads Plaza of Cary; I-440
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Cary Crossroads Plaza of Cary; Lake Johnson; Jones Franklin Rd.; I-440
Holiday Inn & Suites Raleigh-Cary Crossroads Plaza of Cary; Lake Johnson; Jones Franklin Rd.; I-440
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Raleigh Cary/Weston Parkway * Lake Crabtree; I-40; Northwest Cary

Hotels Near PNC Arena

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Close To

Ramada by Wyndham Raleigh PNC Arena, NC State University West Campus; NC State Fairgrounds

*Participants of the VIP program (see below)

Very Important Parent (VIP) Program Participants

Guests who wish to stay off-campus during Graduation can take advantage of the Office of Parents & Families Services Very Important Parent (VIP) Program, which offers NC State parents and families discounted rates at local hotels. Please note that some hotels that participate in the VIP program do not participate during Commencement.

Visit the Parents & Families Services website to view a list of participating VIP Hotels. For questions or assistance regarding off-campus lodging, please contact Parents & Families Services at 919-515-2441 or ncstateparents@ncsu.edu.