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Oakwood Inn Bed & Breakfast

411 N Bloodworth St , Raleigh, NC 27604-1223 USA (Show map)

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.3

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Great Get-A-Way for the Money

4.6 on April 23, 2013

My wife and I were trying to get away for a few days and happened upon this place. It was costing us around the same price as hotels in the area, and it was still close to downtown Raleigh. We figured we would give it a try since we had never tried a Bed and Breakfast before. We loved it! We were in the Linden Room (which was great), and enjoyed the breakfast the following morning. The owners were very friendly, and knew a thing or two about food! All in all, it was a great stay! We'd gladly recommend it.

Great Raliegh Location -- Friendly Owners

4.4 on April 11, 2013

Historic location near all of downtown Raleigh. Owners were friendly but gave us privacy. When asked for places for dinner Gary was able to recommend many different local establishments. I recommend to a friend to stay.

One night in Raleigh...

4.2 on September 06, 2011

We had a meeting early one Saturday morning in Raleigh and looked for a B & B to stay in. We liked the looks of Oakwood and booked for the Friday night before our meeting. Friends called Doris for a restaurant recommendation and she helped them out. They called her back and Doris had a nice 'invitation' waiting for us when we arrived with our dinner reservation printed on it for meeting our friends and she gave us directions. Breakfast was right on time and was very much a gourmet experience. We would stay here again! Mr. & Mrs. C, Concord, NC

Our first B & B experience

5 on June 17, 2011

Wonderful describes our room and the innkeepers! This was our first B&B experience and it has definately raised a high bar for everyone else! I don't have any complaints and would definately recommend them to anyone!

Pleasant Stay

4.0 on May 04, 2011

I am a seasoned B&B guest. The inn is withing walking distance of downtown shopping, restaurants and museums. Lovely home in historic neighborhood with other restored homes and carefully tended gardens. Room was pretty and very comfortable - decorated with antiques. Great bath towels, soaps. New TV in room which you don't often get in B&Bs and wireless which was great. Updated binder in the room with local shopping/restaurant info very helpful. Homebaked cookies and refrigerator with juices and sodas & water dispenser for refilling water bottles. Breakfasts were delicious and the front porch was perfect for reading/napping. Hosts are pleasant but busy people - they don't overwhelm you and are accessible by phone if you need them during the day. Helpful with printing boarding passes etc. Oakwood Inn rates up at the top for me.

A treasure in Raleigh

3.8 on December 06, 2010

This grand old home is inviting, spacious, and a wonderful retreat in the historic district. The breakfast is hearty and the innkeeper was very accommodating to our dietary needs.

Wonderful,relaxing visit

5 on September 05, 2010

very quiet, cozy, relaxing, close to things to do if you wish to go out, excellent strawberry pancakes with white chocolate, YUM!!!!!

Great place to stay!

5 on August 12, 2010

Now that we're "empty nesters" my husband & I tend to stay in B&Bs. The Oakwood Inn ranks at the top of our list! It was quiet, comfortable, and very friendly. Gary & Doris provide a wonderful breakfast & snacks (including homemade cookies) are aways available. Our private balcony was very romantic and just the place to sit with a nice bottle of wine in the evening! The neighborhood is beautiful and a great place for a daytime or evening stroll. Can't wait to return! (from San Jose, California)

so cute

4.6 on July 21, 2010

This is a splendid, historic and spacious house in Raleigh. Gary and Doris are so pleasant with their guests. the rooms are beautiful, clean and comfortable. A lovely place to stay for one or many days.

Beautiful house and neighborhood

4.2 on July 09, 2010

We stayed in the Polk, which has an extremely comfortable king-size bed, and woke up to the sound of the fountain outside the window. This room has its own porch complete with swing. Breakfast was delicious, with fresh fruit and the best pancakes ever. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

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Location Type



Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 14 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wired internet

On-site activities

Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 8:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Some rooms can accomodate no more than three people
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two-day minimum on blocked weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash



Doris and Gary Jurkiewicz

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

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  • Time Served: 7:30, 8:00 or 8:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Atkins


411 N Bloodworth St , Raleigh, NC 27604-1223 USA (Show map)

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