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1520 13th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, North Carolina 28602-5183
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Best Western Hickory is the perfect location for guests to enjoy adventure, the great outdoors and small town charm all within minutes of each other. Hickory Motor Speedway, the local race track, is a big draw. Our Hickory hotel is conveniently located close to all of the local attractions. Whether you prefer relaxation or you're an adrenaline junkie, there's something for everyone nearby. Our hotel near the Blue Ridge Parkway makes it easy to enjoy the scenic drive and get back to nature. The Best Western Hickory is near the Hickory Furniture Mart, making shopping easy. Many of the guests at our Hickory hotel are in the region to find some one-of-a-kind treasures. From local sporting events to the popular Hickory Furniture Mart, it's the perfect region for a family vacation. Enjoy great proximity to shopping at Valley Hills Mall or pack the good camera and take advantage of a relaxing scenic drive. Lake Hickory is a hot spot during the summer months for water recreation. During the fall season, the region is really known for the epic Oktoberfest. The Hickory Motor Speedway is the birthplace of NASCAR®, and there are always exciting events happening on the tracks. Whether you're in town for a special event, visiting family or just getting away from it all, you deserve a Hickory hotel that puts guests first.

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The Hickory Metro Convention Center is a hub for events and business travelers. Corning, Apple Inc., Lee Industries and Merchants Distributors Incorporated (MDI) are all companies that frequently require employees to travel to the Hickory Metro area from out of state. If you're here on business, depend on our hotel to provide you with comfortable, quiet accommodations so you can take care of business. Our property offers exterior and interior rooms to satisfy all guests. Please make sure to double check the room description of the room you are booking to ensure you select your desired preference. Enjoy your stay and we look forward to seeing you!


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • Exercise facilities
  • Wireless Internet connection in public areas
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items, deluxe continental breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour elliptical machine and strength building station,treadmill, stationary bike
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Dry cleaning, same day cleaning available
  • Express check out
  • Late check out if requested and when available
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; free in-room wireless Internet access; free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; all guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; all guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Business center, 24 Hour
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Conference facilities
  • Sunbathing, seasonal
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hearing impaired services, TDD equipment available at front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Complimentary newspaper, complimentary copies of USA Today available in lobby

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television, CNN or other 24 hour news station
  • In-room movies
  • AM/FM radio stereo all feature MP3 line-in jack
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Dataports
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Two line phone
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Turndown service
  • Easy chair available
  • Sofabed available, in King Suite
  • Adjoining rooms available

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Commscope
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Aritech
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Klingspor
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Shuford Mills
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Alcatel
  • 6.00 mile(s) from R.R. Donnelley


  • 0.25 mile(s) from Hickory Metro Convention
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Catawba Science Center
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Hickory Museum of Art
  • 0.25 mile(s) from Piedmont Center
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Union Square (Downtown)
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Hickory Motor Speedway
  • 6.30 mile(s) from Riverbend Park
  • 7.00 mile(s) from L.P. Frans Stadium, home of the Hickory Crawdads
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Lake Hickory
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Clement Center
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Bunker Hill Bridge
  • 10.60 mile(s) from Baker's Mountain Park
  • 33.20 mile(s) from Lake Norman
  • 42.00 mile(s) from Blue Ridge Parkway
  • 48.00 mile(s) from Blowing Rock


  • Adjacent to J & S Cafeteria, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Iron Thunder Saloon, bar/lounge, American, Open for: lunch,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Outback Steakhouse, bar/lounge, Steak House, open for: lunch,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Zaxby's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Hooters, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch,
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Tripps, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.75 mile(s) from Cracker Barrel, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Kobe Japanese, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch,
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wild Wok, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Texas Roadhouse, bar/lounge, Steak House, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chili's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Applebee's, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Longhorn Steakhouse, bar/lounge, Steak House, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, serving brunch on Sunday, starting at 9:00 a.m.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Buffalo Wild Wings, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chik-Fil-A, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, closed on Sunday.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Wendy's, fast food, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Bojangle's, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken, fast food, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Back Yard Burgers, fast food, American, open for: lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Jack in the Box, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Chuck E. Cheese, fast food, American, open for: lunch,


  • 2.00 mile(s) from Catawba Valley Community College
  • 2.20 mile(s) from Lenoir-Rhyne University, private liberal arts university with Evangelical Lutheran Church in America affiliation - located in Hickory, NC
  • 29.00 mile(s) from Davidson College, private liberal arts college with Presbyterian affiliation - located in Davidson, NC
  • 34.00 mile(s) from Belmont Abbey College, private liberal arts college with Benedictine/Catholic affiliation - located in Belmont, NC
  • 42.00 mile(s) from Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte campus, private, nonprofit, career-oriented culinary institute and university - located in Charlotte
  • 43.00 mile(s) from University of North Carolina-Charlotte, public university; one of the largest and fastest growing schools in the 17 institution UNC system
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Queen's University, private, Presbyterian affiliated comprehensive university - located in Charlotte
  • 66.00 mile(s) from Winston-Salem State University, public research university, member school of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
  • 70.00 mile(s) from University of North Carolina-Asheville, public, liberal arts university, member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges - located in Asheville
  • 86.00 mile(s) from University of North Carolina-Greensboro, public university offering more than 100 undergraduate, 59 masters and 22 doctoral programs
  • 89.00 mile(s) from North Carolina A&T State University, public four year university, well known for its engineering programs - located in Greensboro

Nearby Cities

  • 7.70 mile(s) from Conover
  • 22.80 mile(s) from Morganton
  • 26.20 mile(s) from Statesville
  • 28.70 mile(s) from Lenoir
  • 37.60 mile(s) from Gastonia
  • 53.10 mile(s) from Boone
  • 58.40 mile(s) from Charlotte
  • 68.60 mile(s) from Winston-Salem
  • 77.00 mile(s) from Asheville
  • 96.50 mile(s) from Greensboro
  • 175 mile(s) from Raleigh
  • 235 mile(s) from Fayetteville


  • 9.00 mile(s) from Rock Barn Spa & Golf Club
  • 35.00 mile(s) from seasonal skiing


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Valley Hills Mall
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Valley Corner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Hickory Furniture Mart
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Hickory Ridge


  • 50.00 mile(s) from Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • 92.00 mile(s) from Piedmont Triad International Airport
  • 7.20 mile(s) from Hickory Regional Airport