Charlotte Express Inn

ex. Real Value Inn

1240 South Lucky Penny Street, Charlotte, NC, United States, 28208show map
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Highlights
Overview

Charlotte Express Inn is located in the recreational area of Charlotte within meters of Bryant Park. Charlotte Express Inn opened its doors in 1990. 24-hour reception, laundry facilities and newspaper service as well as free self-parking, a designated smoking area and a vending machine are on hand.

Guests can visit The Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, situated 4.9 km from the venue. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is 6 km from the property.

The hotel is close to a museum and historic sites of Charlotte.

Guests can reach Charlotte Express Inn by car from Charlotte Douglas airport in 15 minutes.

Rooms

The property features wireless internet, flat screen TV with cable channels and coffee/tea making machines in every unit. All rooms have a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Continental breakfast is offered to guests of the hotel at the pool area.

Relax

Guests can chill out in a seasonal outdoor swimming pool.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   99.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Swimming pool
Meeting facilities

Business centre

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

No pets allowed

Services

  • Newspaper service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming pool

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Freedom MallFreedom Mall2000 ft
Freedom Plaza Shopping CenterFreedom Plaza Shopping Center2700 ft
Freedom Mart Shopping CenterFreedom Mart Shopping Center3000 ft
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Dowd HouseDowd House1.8 mi
Light FactoryLight Factory2.7 mi
Central Park District ICentral Park District I4300 ft
Mecklenburg Park and RecreationMecklenburg Park and Recreation4300 ft
Mecklenburg County Park and RecMecklenburg County Park and Rec3.0 mi
Brand's College of BeautyBrand's College of Beauty1.1 mi
Lee University-CharlotteLee University-Charlotte2.6 mi
Ecpi College of TechnologyEcpi College of Technology2.7 mi
Revolution Golf CourseRevolution Golf Course2.7 mi
Carolinas Aviation MuseumCarolinas Aviation Museum2.8 mi4672 First Flight Dr
The FillmoreThe Fillmore3.0 mi1000 Seaboard St, Charlotte
The Bank of America StadiumThe Bank of America Stadium3.1 mi800 S Mint St
BB&T BallparkBB&T Ballpark3.1 mi324 S Mint St
Mint Museum UptownMint Museum Uptown3.3 mi500 S Tryon St Levine Center for the Arts
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Getting around
Airports
Charlotte Douglas (CLT)3.7 mi
Monroe Reqional (EQY)22.4 mi
Train
Bland Station3.4 mi
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Reviews
5.0
Guest ratingBased on  15  reviews
  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    easy access from interstate

    unsafe part of town / more people living there than overnight guest

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Close to the race track.

    The vents were filthy. Also the cleaning people dont bring your towels back to you until in the evening...makes it hard to swim at lunch time without towels.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The location only

    The entire room no heat ... maid service can around at 8:30 in the morning and never came back to clean room. The bathroom was not cleaned at all. we had to buy Tilex and clorox before using.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    promptness of checkin

    no clock in room, presence of bugs

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    It was clean en comfort.But we expected shuttle services from and to the airport and they didn't have.was written on the information bar of Booked.net Little to far from from the Charlotte Intl airport..

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    Price ONLY!

    The hotel was disgusting!! The rooms were nasty. THe only reason we stated after we checked in was because my mother was having a transplant and it was late. Also, the sheets and the bathroom appeared clean. Floors were nasty!!!!

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Cheap

    It was in a HORRIBLE neighborhood. I did not feel very safe at all in the surrounding area of the motel. Also the bathrooms were very old and did not appear to be very clean.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The room had no plug ins....none anywhere near the bathroom, we had to unplug the lights in order to shave/blowdry hair. The heater didn't work and the cleaning lady never came the 2nd day to tidy up the room. Will not be back, wasn't worth the money at all. Also, very noisy...people live there, it's not just for overnight. Do not bother staying here!!

  • 2.4
    Guest rating

    There were dead bugs, broken lamps, hair in the tub, it smelled of mold and mildew. The staff was unprofessional. The curtains did not cover the windows completely, which let the light from the street lights outside stream through.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    The beds were clean.

    I did not like the musty smell of the room, the mildew on the coffee pot or that the so-called continental breakfast was only a muffin and coffee.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The location was very convenient...right off of hwy 85 and easy to find. The area itself was kind of beat-down and sketchy, but I loved that it was right off the highway, but only 3 miles from downtown. The bed was much better than I had expected - fairly comfortable and plenty of sheets/covers. A lot of other reviews said that the place felt unsafe and like someone could have come into their room...there were four locks on the door and I felt extremely safe while we were in our room. The staff was fairly good and check-in and check-out were a breeze. We had full control over the AC/heat and it worked very well. The room was the exact temperature we desired. Also, a lot of other reviews complained that the hotel and area was very loud...we literally didn't hear a sound once we were in our room and slept like babies after a long day...we are very light sleepers, so were worried about noise, but it was extremely quiet, even with the highway right there!

    The bathrooms were by far the worst part of our experience. The entire bathroom (at least in our room and I'm guessing in others) needs to be redone completely. The ceramic on all of the fixtures is completely wearing down and looks disgusting...the bathroom was not cleaned very well at all, and the shower was noisy, gross, and leaked water everywhere! The entire bathroom floor was flooded as a result and it was pretty gross. I mean everything worked, which I guess is a positive. But I am a total germ-phobe and literally used the toilet once when I absolutely had to because I dreaded going into the bathroom. Also, a couple of our lights were not working and I couldn't find a plug anywhere near the bed for my cell phone charger.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Petit déjeuné résumé à un simple café alors qu'annoncé petit déjeuner continental !!!

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    La chambre était plutôt correcte

    - La situation géographique: trop excentré - le "petit déjeuner continental": un simple verre de café! - un peu de bruit la nuit à cause de la proximité de la route

  • 6.2
    Good

    o hotel é modesto e como é administrado pela família (indiana), eles fazem o possível p/ te ajudar e te facililtar a estadia.

    a limpesa poderia ser melhor, não havia cabides e as toalhas de banho são minúsculas.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The white girl at the front dest is very kind and polite. She lent her umbrella to me on a rainy day. Thanks to her !

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Highlights
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Charlotte Douglas (CLT)3.7 mi
Monroe Reqional (EQY)22.4 mi
Train
Bland Station3.4 mi
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