Virtual Tours: Airport Meeting District
Friday, February 18, 2022, 12pm by Visit Raleigh
Want to get an inside look at Raleigh, N.C.’s Airport meeting district? You can with our new Threshold 360 virtual tours!
The Airport district is great for meeting and event strategists looking to stay close to RDU International Airport. And hotels in the district are also conveniently located near Brier Creek Commons—one of the area’s most popular shopping destinations, with a plethora of dining and shopping options within a few blocks, such as the Brier Creek Beer Garden and Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken.
Meeting in the district, you're also just a short drive from some big Raleigh highlights: Passionate mind Joel Graybeal's indoor rock climbing spot, Triangle Rock Club, with excellent team-building opportunities (and a 55-foot climbing wall!); William B. Umstead State Park, the largest state park in N.C.; Angus Barn, a Raleigh dining institution perfect for team meals and client meetings; and several breweries, including passionate mind Sumit Vohra's Lonerider Brewing Company, one of the area's beer scene staples.
If you have any questions about the meeting hotels below or the Raleigh area in general, feel free to contact us any time! We can also give guided virtual tours with insider info throughout each space.
Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek and Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek, offering a combined 10,000+ square feet of meeting space
The 154-suite Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek offers groups an upscale, full-service experience with more than 6,000 square feet of meeting space. Sleeping rooms feature bamboo hardwood floors, granite surfaces, a 42-inch, flat-panel TV and a wet bar with a mini-refrigerator and microwave. Guests may also take advantage of the hotel’s cooked-to-order complimentary breakfast and evening reception in the lobby lounge—perfect for networking!
For convenient dining, the property’s on-site restaurant Flying Spoons Café is open for lunch and dinner, or event attendees can check out one of the nearby restaurants. Complimentary shuttle rides are available to RDU International Airport.
Adjacent from the above Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek is the Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek. Combined, the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek and the Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek offer 10,000+ square feet of meeting space.
The Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek has 135 guest rooms and suites. Hotel amenities include an indoor heated pool, 24-hour fitness center and business center. The property also has a variety of accessible rooms and meeting spaces.
While a virtual tour isn’t currently available for Hampton Inn & Suites RDU/Brier Creek, you can take a look at its photo gallery for event inspiration!
Other full-service meeting hotels with more than 2,500 square feet of meeting space
The Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh-Durham Airport/Brier Creek is one of the newer hotels in the Airport district. The Count On Me NC-certified property was built in 2015 and features a modern atmosphere. The space has 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for business and social events, including the Courtyard Ballroom (its largest meeting room, with a capacity of 200).
The Bistro—the Courtyard’s on-site restaurant—serves fresh Starbucks coffee, breakfast, dinner and drinks. The hotel also provides guests with an indoor pool, fitness center and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Four Points by Sheraton Raleigh Durham Airport prides themselves on making your stay at the hotel comfortable and enjoyable. Each guest room has a signature Four Point Four Comfort (SM) bed, free high-speed Internet and ergonomic desk chairs. Hungry guests can head to the on-site restaurant, Spinners Bar and Grille, to enjoy an outstanding breakfast and dinner and drinks (open until 11pm).
The property has a total of three concurrent meeting rooms that can open into one larger ballroom, totaling about 4,000 square feet. Chairs and tables are provided, while linens and catering are available at an additional cost.
Author: Visit Raleigh
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