It’s Time To Check In And Check Out These Amazing Hotels In Wilmington NC!

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With how much Wilmington, North Carolina has at its disposal, it’s no wonder that finding a place to stay while you’re headed into town is top priority. There’s so many things to consider while you’re searching for a hotel like location, amenities, comfort, service and more! We’re here to give you a list of the best hotels in Wilmington, NC, so you’ll have a terrific time in the city seeing everything it has to offer and not have to worry about where you’re headed back to!

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The Hive

“The Delight is in the Details” and those details are all about one thing: comfort!

Unique style for this unique hotel! Image courtesy of The Hive Instagram page.

505 N 2nd St | Wilmington | thehivewilmington.com 

The Hive Wilmington is all about bringing two major things, comfort and style. Each room is uniquely designed with one of a kind items and original art to create a story for every room. Now it’s not just the decor that’s exciting, each of their 14 suites come with a fully stocked kitchen, bathrooms that will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into a spa, a king-sized mattress, snacks, and a layout that gives an “intimate” feeling. 

The Hive is located in downtown Wilmington, near historic places, breweries, restaurants, and more, so while you’re ready to start the day in your room, you won’t have to walk far from the hotel to see the best of the city! Now, let’s talk amenities, along with what we talked about before, at The Hive you will get the following: 

You can expect a clean, safe, and good time at the hotel, they use technology for all of their information and check-ins so you won’t have to worry about running into a lot of other people while you’re staying at The Hive Wilmington!

“One of the coolest hotels I have ever stayed in. Great spot downtown, located near everything. The room itself was decorated beautifully, and had everything you would need. I will definitely come back and stay!!!!” -Google Review

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Hotel Ballast Wilmington

Bringing that “Southern Comfort” to the people of Wilmington!

Patio and fireplace = cozy vibes. Image courtesy of the Hotel Ballast Instagram page.

301 N Water St | Wilmington | hotelballast.com 

Hotel Ballast is “Wilmington’s Favorite Waterfront Hotel” and its goal is simple: modern southern hospitality. The city’s history is felt throughout the hotel, but it’s balanced well with their Board and Barrel Coastal Kitchen that’s on the water and Buffalo Bayou, a coffee shop that adds a modern flare to the Ballast.

Hotel Ballast has 272 guest rooms and suites that are “freshly updated in shades of sea blue and weathered driftwood.” So if you’re in that beach-y mood, this hotel brings those feelings full force with the room decor! 

You have two main separate options for rooms, the Tranquil Urban Retreat, that’s furnished with either one king sized bed or two doubles, offering views of Cape Fear River or downtown Wilmington! They also have their Spacious Riverview Hideaways, these rooms are the standard for entertaining as each room has a separate living space and waterfront/city views!

Hotel Ballast has a number of amenities available including, complimentary high speed wifi, alarm clock with MP3 docking, 49 inch LCD HDTV with premium cable, coffee maker, daily housekeeping, a safe, and iron/ironing board! 

Event spaces and wedding rooms are also available here, so Hotel Ballast has plenty to offer in the heart of Wilmington! 

“Have stayed in the hotel 3 times now. Always get the river view for the view of the battleship. Hotel is older but in good condition. The location is excellent to the retail, bars and restaurants all walking distance. You have to pay to park at the hotel. Nice outside patio area for evening drinks or eating” -Yelp Review

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C.W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast

An intimate inn that prides itself on “exceptional personal service”!

A quaint, cute historical home made to be a great B&B! Image courtesy of the C.W. Worth House Instagram page.

412 S 3rd St | Wilmington | worthhouse.com 

Located in a 1893 Queen Ann Style home in the historic downtown area of Wilmington, C.W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast is known for its “exceptional” service and creating local relationships with the people and businesses around. C.W. Worth House welcomes everyone, whether you’re in town for a quick business trip, vacationing in Wilmington for the first time, or on a romantic getaway, this B&B is here to give you the comfort you deserve.

Featuring modern amenities and inviting decor, each room offers king or queen beds, private bathrooms with spa bath products, 42 inch smart TV, and high quality products that will have you missing the C.W. Worth when you leave. 

Now you can’t forget about breakfast! Served complimentary every morning from 9-10 am, they provide juice, tea, coffee, fresh fruit and yogurt, homemade breads, scones, and muffins, with a daily feature of either Ham Baked Eggs, Mediterranean Quiche, French Toast, and Berry Clafoutis. C.W. Worth House Bed and Breakfast lives up to its name with their focus being on the quality of both the bed and breakfast!

“Jeff and Jen are the best. They have seemingly thought out everything needed for a top rated b&b. Common areas and outside garden is relaxing. Excellent walking distance to the riverfront. Breakfast was superb. Best b&b we have stayed. We will stay there definitely when we go back to Wilmington.” -Yelp Review

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront

A river view with the added bonus of the Wilmington Convention Center!

Sleek modern design to make your hotel experience memorable. Image courtesy of the Embassy Suites Instagram page.

9 Estell Lee Pl | Wilmington | hilton.com 

Overlooking the Cape Fear River and Battleship North Carolina, Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront is a great center point for a lot of different activities in Wilmington. The downtown Riverwalk passes right by their door and their a few minute car journey away from the historic district! But you won’t have to go too far for the fun, as Embassy Suites has a rooftop bar.

Amenities, amenities, and more amenities, this hotel has a bunch of great amenities to enjoy so we are going to quickly list them all so you know what they have: free made-to-order breakfast, free wifi, complimentary evening reception, connecting rooms, digital key, on-site restaurant, fitness center, indoor pool, pet-friendly rooms, room service, business center, and meeting rooms! Plenty of accommodations are made at the Embassy Suites Hilton Wilmington Riverfront hotel!

“The hotel was nice. I had no issues with it. The beds were comfortable and the room was very clean. The staff is kind and helpful. They also have a fast valet service. All in all this is a nice hotel to stay in.” -Yelp Review

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Front Street Inn

A historical boutique hotel and bed & breakfast!

Featuring pehemonal views of Wilmington’s best! Image courtesy of the Front Street Inn Instagram page.

215 S Front St | Wilmington | frontstreetinn.com 

Front Street Inn is an award winning boutique hotel, bed & breakfast combo offering one thing every vacationer needs: peace and privacy. Especially in the heart of the exciting downtown area, it can be nice to have a fun day/night out and come back to a quiet hotel room. 

Their rooms also reflect the overall feel, as they are spacious and decorated nicely. Located one block away from the famous Cape Fear Riverwalk, you don’t have to worry about taking your car to the best shops and restaurants Wilmington has to offer, (especially since Front Street Inn provides free parking). 

Front Street Inn has “period featured” rooms that have maple floors, arched windows, and claw-foot tubs. They also include private bathrooms, coffee makers, mini fridges, free wifi and TV, with some rooms also having living areas, fire places, and balconies. Rest assured you can take the stress away from travel when you stay at the Front Street Inn.

“Really enjoyed our stay in the Georgia o'keeffe room! All of our needs were met, the room was clean and cheerful, breakfast was tasty and leisurely, and Richard was a perfect host. The location can't be beat either! We would gladly return to this charming inn.” -Yelp Review

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Blockade Runner Beach Resort

A classic boutique resort right on the beach!

Views, gorgeous views, and glorious views! Image courtesy of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort Instagram page.

275 Waynick Blvd | Wrightsville Beach | blockade-runner.com 

Right in the nearby Wilmington town, Wrightsville lives the Blockade Runner Beach Resort that focuses their attention on hospitality. While you may be a guest there, you’re also a part of the community and with how Blockade Runner Beach Resort runs their establishment, that motto shows in spades. Since they are right on the water, this resort is committed to making sure the waters are clean and safe, not just for the resort stayers, but for the environment!

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort has a ton of different things to offer like resort packages, accommodations, amenities, beach activities, weddings, and dining! A pool, fitness center, garden, boat slips, seaside yoga, cabana rentals, and more are all things Blockade Runner Beach Resort likes to provide for their customers!

“My family stayed at the Blockade Runner and had a wonderful time.  The food at the restaurant was good and the staff there was good.  The atmosphere at the blockade runner was great and my family really enjoyed our stay there.” -Yelp Review

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While you’re in a city like Wilmington, North Carolina, it’s important to find a good place to stay, especially with a vacation spot like this one. A good hotel can really break or make a stay, so along with these places and others, Wilmington’s historic architecture, great restaurants, parks, and more can make for a great pairing.


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