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Hampton Inn Kinston
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Kinston
Certificate of Excellence
Biscoe, United States
1 review
“great hotel in a small town”
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Used this facility for business travel. Nice facility, very clean. Staff were very helpful. Had booked for two nights but ended up only needed one. let us check out at 3pm and cancel the 2nd night withouth hesitation. Nice large lobby and breakfast area. Was in the fall so the pool was closed but looked very clean. Very helpful staff. Breakfast was the usual stuff but had hot options.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Brookville, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

We stayed at the Hampton Inn and were very pleased. The hotel is very clean and decorated very nice. Staff is friendly and helpful. There is a continental breakfast and free wifi. We stayed 3 nights and the beds are comfortable and it was quiet. The bathroom is small but it's manageable. It's not far from restaurants, and a couple stores. They have a nice outside pool and work-out room. Both were very clean. We will be staying here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Beaufort, North Carolina
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

This is the second time my Dad and I have stayed here within the last 6 months. The hotel is clean, location good and staff is very friendly and welcoming. We shall return!! Sometimes we would like to move in there and live in complete peace and quiet.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Savannah, United States
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2013

My family and I booked this hotel. When we got there, the lady at the desk asked us the reason for our visit. We told her that we were attending a funeral. She immediately rebooked our stay using Funeral rates, with no hesitation. If she had not mentioned, we would have never known.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Mary C
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Travis B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Kinston, responded to this review, 13 September 2013
Dear Mary C; The Hampton Inn Kinston sends out warmest condolences to you and your family. We understand that last minute trips can be difficult and we are always happy to assist with the best possible rate.
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Wilmington, United States
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Booked this hotel for my sister's wedding. Staff was extremely accomodating to our family and friends. As an out of town coordinator it would have been difficult pullling last minute things together aournd town without the staff's assistance. I was able to run errands and find my way back to the hotel without getting lost : )

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Zenobia F
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Travis B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Kinston, responded to this review, 13 September 2013
Zenobia; We always want our guests to feel at home and to assist our guests. We are always excited to read our guests comments and know that we have earned another perfect 5 Star Rating. Thanks and I am pleased to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay and the wedding was a success.
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Navarre, Florida
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

I was in Kinston recently on business and stayed at the Hampton Inn there, it was pleasant, well appointed and the staff was very friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling in the area. It is close to major highways and made it easy to get where I needed to go quickly.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Travis B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Kinston, responded to this review, 13 September 2013
Outstanding!!! The staff of the Hampton Inn Kinston appreciates your comments and review. We are proud of our hotel and the job that we perform each day for our guests. See you on your next trip to Kinston. Thanks again for your review.
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

First, let me start by saying that I really was pumped about staying in this hotel since my stay in the Holiday Inn Express was terrible last year. Upon arrival I could see that the hotel was older but I felt as if the Hampton Inn "reputation" would hold solid. I'm very big on customer service and upon talking to the front desk I was a bit taken back at the fact that she really wasn't up to par on an average scale. I know this hotel is in a small town but customer service is still the same across the board. For example, when I GREETED HER she never made eye contact with me to acknowledge my presence. Then when it was apparent that I had a reservation on $119 room she asked me my name and how many keys. I responded and she then sat two keys on the counter. So, now I'm standing there as she goes back into the computer and dealing with someone behind me. At this point I'm use to people saying have a great stay or at least say where the elevators are to access the room. This at least lets you know you can push off and make it to your room...lol. The desk clerk only looked up after I said "That's it? Where's the room?" Then she responded accordingly. The biggest let down was the room. Upon inspecting our beds we found that one was actually dirty with hair and mild dirt areas on the sheets. I go down to notify the desk and to my surprise there is no housekeeping on duty. So, she hands me sheets to change my own bed. Since we were gone for most of the time we really didn't notice the leak over our window and the large mold area spreading until the next day. I notified the desk and dealt with an older gentleman who immediately went into proper customer etiquette... "I'm sorry sir. Let's change your room and I'll change your rate to $89 a night". Realizing that there's not much you can do because of the hotel choices in town I took the deal. The next room was okay and we finished our stay. My final and most major hang-up was that we had to constantly change out towels. It was nothing to find hair in a clean towel here. Yep that's right HAIR and it wasn't even close to being one of ours. The laundry procedures are definitely in need of a revamp. There's no excuse to experience this! The only positives were the fitness center and the second encounter at the front desk. I was able to get a good workout in without being bothered or disgusted. It did have a smell of a veteran gym but hey you can't ask for much when it comes to workout facilities. Upon checking out I saw the sign..."if you're not satisfied with your stay. Then you do not pay." If I did not have some morals and a downright good conscious I would have tested the waters. But we did stay for two nights and that does call for some form of compensation. Needless to say, we are making the extra drive next year and stay in Goldsboro. I would not recommend this hotel until they fix the kinks.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Travis B, General Manager at Hampton Inn Kinston, responded to this review, 12 August 2013
Dear blgll, Thank you for your feedback of your recent stay with us. I understand you were unhappy with the cleanliness of our property and I am very sorry for this experience. We take a lot of pride in our guests being satisfied and apologize that we were unable to meet that expectation. I am working with our housekeeping staff to prevent this from happening in the future, however, I would like to apologize for the poor level of service you received as well. I hope that if your travels bring you back to the area, you will consider staying with us again.
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Property: Hampton Inn Kinston
Address: 1382 Hwy 258 S, Kinston, NC 28504-5388
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Kinston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Kinston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Kinston 2.5*
Number of rooms: 123
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