If luxury is the name of the game, then the playing field must be Raleigh where some of the most beautifully crafted and upscale hotels await those who love to be pampered and have their every taste and desire indulged. Many of the luxury hotels in Raleigh, NC combine the classic characteristics of the Old South with the contemporary amenities seen in all the finest hotels of the world’s major cities.
Located just minutes away from all major landmarks and attractions such as the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and downtown Raleigh, these luxury hotels offer guests a feeling of sumptuousness and extravagance with their luxury rooms equipped with king-size pillow-top beds, plasma televisions, Blu-ray and DVD players, scented toiletries, and imported linens.
One of the most consistently highly rated hotels in the city is the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel, a simple but luxurious hotel located precisely in the middle of all the city’s biggest and best attractions, including the famed dining, shopping, and entertainment venues of Main Street just blocks away. Getting out of bed to experience the many sights and attractions nearby may be a bit of a challenge with the hotel’s custom luxury bedding, featuring the opulent design and comfort of specially made duvets, linens, and pillows.
Of course, what’s luxury without food and alcohol? Luxury hotels in Raleigh, NC are home to some of the region’s best chefs known for adding a Southern flair to their nouveau riche preparations of classic American dishes. These dishes are served alongside exclusive wine and spirits, all in the comfort of spectacular dining rooms with high ceilings and imported artwork or al fresco terraces where diners can look out over the skyline as they sip wine.
One of the most comprehensive dining interiors of any luxury hotel in the city is at the Raleigh Marriott City Center. Its signature restaurant is the Posta Tuscan Grille which serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Its main offerings are of the Italian variety, with house specialties like brick oven pizzas, eggplant parmigiana, bruschette with fresh tomatoes, and a variety of traditional pastas like spinach ravioli and seafood risotto. Heartier fare includes the rack of lamb, filet mignon, pork chops, and ribeye and Florentine steaks.
Also part of the Raleigh Marriott family of hotels is the Execustay® facility known as Courtney Estates, an upscale accommodation that offers corporate employees temporary furnished apartments with the luxurious feel of a country club. For those who will be in Raleigh for visits of one month or more, these apartments offer everything guests need for their stay, including fully furnished living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms, a fully-outfitted kitchen, basic cable TV, free wireless and high speed internet access, on-site laundry facilities, and housekeeping.
Though the list of amenities goes on and on, the most common ones to be found at the luxury hotels in Raleigh, NC are evening turn-down service, limousine service, valet dry-cleaning, and indoor fitness facilities. Truly, these hotels are in the business of spoiling their guests.
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