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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Louise Howard is the perfect host and the breakfast was delicious. She and her husband took a run down, falling apart home and remodeled from top to bottom turning each room into an elegant experience. We had the king room. It had a clawfoot tub and hand held shower. The room was beautiful. Louise put the B&B up for sale... More 

Thank Judith L
Glen Allen, Virginia
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

2 retired couples used the Lions Gate Inn as a home base while we rode the Neuse River Trail in late September. The property was immaculate. Louise was the perfect host. The grounds were beautiful. We used 2 of the 3 bedrooms (Jane & Hayden) on the second floor because they had showers. In addition there are 2 first floor... More 

1 Thank Fred R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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599 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Being a local I never thought I'd get an opportunity to stay at this magnificent house so when I got an opportunity to stay at The Lions Gate Inn as part of a girls weekend away trip, I took it. We were all local to the area but it still felt like a trip away at the same time. The... More 

Thank NCTraveler2015
Boxford, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Bill and Louise have done such a wonderful job making their inn the showplace of this beautiful street in Wake Forest. I had such a nice visit with Louise upon my arrival. The accommodations were exquisite and the breakfast delicious. I was sad to leave there and hope to have more reasons to be back in Wake Forest soon.

3 Thank DFrasier
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013 via mobile

If all B&B's were like this one Marriott would be out of business the hospitality is wonderful and friendly, rooms are large airy and very clean. Breakfast is real home made and delicious. The owners solicit your preferences for the breakfast so not packaged food. Lovely wine time with cheese. I am not usually a B&B's type but when I... More 

4 Thank PolarisGuy
Charlotte, NC
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143 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2011

Staying at the Lion's Gate Inn was a lovely experience in every way! It is beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. We received a very warm welcome from Bill and Louise Howard and were delighted to stay in the "Katherine". I could not resist immediately jumping in that gorgeous claw foot tub and taking a bath. We enjoyed delicious wine and... More 

7 Thank jolianne01
San Jose, CA
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2011

We spent 3 nights at the Lions Gate Inn, part of a recent trip to Wake Forest to visit grandchildren. The setting is just lovely, and the Howards were planting their spring gardens while we were there. The house is on the local Garden Tour circuit, easy to see why. This is a very special place to stay. It has... More 

9 Thank Rhonda24
York, SC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2010

My husband and I had a lovely and relaxing time at the Lions Gate Inn. We stayed in the warm and cozy Hayden Room. The bed was wonderful and we slept very soundly. In the morning, it was a delight to be greeted with fresh orange juice, coffee and a delicious breakfast. The home is beautifully decorated and has several... More 

9 Thank DanGYork_SC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2010

My husband and I stayed at The Lion's Gate Inn for our wedding night and it was PERFECT. Bill and Louise really made it extra special for us! When we arrived at the house, they greeted us with congratulations and helped us get settled into our room (The Katherine Room). We were so surprised and delighted to see a (very... More 

7 Thank ArmyWifeBethany
Mooresville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2010

Lion's Gate Inn was a wonderful place to stay overnight or for an extended time. The location is great -- on a nice street -- and just a few blocks from town. The house is fully renovated, beautifully decorated, and full of wonderful artwork and antiques. There's a large stone patio and beautiful backyard to enjoy. We were in town... More 

8 Thank 64Family

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the Historical District of Wake Forest, North Carolina. Two blocks from Downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lions Gate Inn

Address: 238 North Main St, Wake Forest, NC 27587
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wake Forest
Price Range: RM576 - RM710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Lions Gate Hotel Wake Forest
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Each of the rooms was beautifully appointed. Some have showers, some tubs. If you have a preference, check before you come.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithL901, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Katherine bedroom has a tub (no shower). One suite has 1 bedroom, the other has 2. Both suites have kitchens.”
 of 5 bubbles 975fredr, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in the Hayden room, the masculine room on the floor. Fitting for me as I was traveling alone.”
 of 5 bubbles DFrasier, 9 Oct 2013 | Read review
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