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Best Western Plus Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach
Best Western Plus Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach
5345 Market St, Wilmington
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (101 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Mayfaire Town Center. Aquatic ...

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Easy accessClose to both Downtown and the Shores, easy access to major shopping and dining
 Dec 30, 2016

$76

$76
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
Hilton Wilmington Riverside
301 N Water St, Wilmington
3.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (31 reviews)

Located in Wilmington Historic District, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Cotton Exchange, Wilmington Railroad Museum, and Wilmington Convention Center. ...

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Good time, good accommodations. Great view of the Battleship North Carolina,
 Apr 6, 2016

$116

$116
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington
307 Eastwood Road, Wilmington
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Situated in Wilmington, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Mayfaire Town Center, and Aquatic Safaris and Divers ...

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We booked on short notice...it was great for the price on such short notice...i.e. The day of! We will remember it if we come back.
 Apr 11, 2016

$79

$79
Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites
Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites
2700 N Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach
3.5 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (86 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Wrightsville Beach resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Wrightsville Beach, Johnnie Mercer's Pier, and Wrightsville SUP. Aussie Island ...

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close to beach, secluded,We utilized this place due to proximity to family in Wilmington. The place had a nice look about it and it was at the end of the road so it was quiet. However the place needs some updating o/w I would use this place again. I would not use in season due to logistics and beach crowds.
 Feb 9, 2017

$152

$152
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach
100 Charlotte Ave, Carolina Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (36 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Carolina Beach hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, and Odysea Surf and Kiteboard ...

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Always a pleasure to stay at this hotel. A home away from home!
 Jan 2, 2017

$149

$149
Surfside Lodge Oceanfront
Surfside Lodge Oceanfront
234 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach
2.0 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (6 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Carolina Beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, and Odysea Surf and Kiteboard ...

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Great location! Walk to beach Great place to stay! Hotel staff was very welcoming and helpful.
 Apr 11, 2016

$72

$72
Extended Stay America Wilmington - New Centre Dr
Extended Stay America Wilmington - New Centre Dr
4929 New Centre Dr, Wilmington
2.5 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (40 reviews)

Located in the heart of Wilmington, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Battleship North Carolina, and Cape Fear ...

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Knowledgeable, Courteous, Kind, Professional My stay at Extended Stay was a pleasurable stay simply because of the front desk staff namely Ms. Vivian. Wonderful personality, Courteous, Kind. Was having a terrible day and Ms. Vivian hasC wonderful sense of humor
 Mar 3, 2017

$63

$63
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Wilmington, NC
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Wilmington, NC
4706 New Centre Drive, Wilmington
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (61 reviews)

Situated in Wilmington, this hotel is 1.8 mi (3 km) from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cape Fear Museum and Carolina ...

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Nice hotel close to airport.Everything was great except the lobby areas were being renovated. Mot of the area was off-limits. Otherwise it was a wonderful stay.
 Feb 13, 2017

$76

$76
Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire
Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire
1014 Ashes Dr, Wilmington
3.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Situated in Wilmington, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Mayfaire Town Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Aquatic Safaris and Divers Emporium and New Hanover County ...

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Very modern and updatedIt was a great hotel stay for the price. Complimentary breakfast needs improvement. We also noticed a few ants in the bathroom
 Jan 1, 2017

$100

$100
Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Blockade Runner Beach Resort
275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (51 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Wrightsville Beach resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aussie Island Surf Shop, Wrightsville Beach, and South End Surf Shop. Johnnie Mercer's ...

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Nice hotel near beach and IntercoastalNice hotel. Great breakfast. Enjoyed a walk on the beach and sunset over the Intercoastal Waterway.
 Jan 27, 2017

$178

$178
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Explore the waterfront in Wilmington, NC

Located along the picturesque eastern coast of North Carolina, Wilmington is a refreshing mixture of early American colonial heritage and Atlantic Ocean landscapes. With the Cape Fear River winding around the western edge of the city and the coastal island beaches of Carolina, Wrightsville and Kure on its eastern edge, Wilmington is a beautiful place for visitors to explore by foot, boat or bike. Families will love hiking through the state parks near the waterfront, while couples looking for a romantic getaway can embark on a riverboat cruise or stroll down the two-mile long boardwalk.

Climate information

Because of its setting in the coastal, southeastern part of the United States, Wilmington features a subtropical climate, which gives it hot, humid summers and mild winters. Average high temperatures in mid-summer are 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and Wilmington hotels often mark down room prices to lure in visitors. Brief afternoon thunderstorms may crop up at this time of year, while autumn sees the potential for tropical storms and even hurricanes. July, August and September are the rainiest months here. Late spring is a beautiful time of year to visit with enough warmth for a trip to the beach.

Hotel price ranges
Premier

Most hotels lie along Wilmington's northern corridor, providing easy access to main roads and short drives to the beaches. Premier hotels, such as Hilton Wilmington Riverside, Courtyard Wilmington, Residence Inn and Hilton Garden Inn, provide spacious rooms and suites in the mid-$100 range.

There are also numerous options in the historic downtown neighborhood, including Blue Heaven and Graystone Inn, with prices similar to those for premier hotels.

Budget

Families often book budget-friendly accommodations like the Days Inn, Country Inn and Suites, and Baymont Inn and Suites, which are all around $100 or less per night.

Things to see and do
Museums and mansions

With so much history, Wilmington offers varied museums for those who want to learn more about the coast. Cape Fear Museum houses hands-on exhibits for children, some of the oldest photographs displaying the area, regional animal exhibits and World War II memorabilia. The Wilmington Railroad Museum, featuring some of the largest model railroads as well as vintage locomotives and railway cars, is perfect for the entire family, and celebrates the railways bringing life to Wilmington in the 1800s. The Bellamy Mansion offers a glimpse at how the well-to-do in historic Wilmington once lived.

Along the waterfront

One of the top draws for visitors to Wilmington waterfront is the self-guided tour of the USS North Carolina Battleship, a World War II relic. For those more interested in the present, a stroll along two miles of riverside boardwalk brings relaxing sea breezes.

Wilmington beaches welcome vacationing families and college students on spring break every year. The three main ocean-side beaches—Carolina, Wrightsville and Kure Beach—are located on coastal islands.

Take a break from tanning to explore the Wilmington Water Tours or Cape Fear Riverboats, which show visitors the beauty of the river and coastline as well as the docks and historical waterfront buildings.

Nature

Carolina Beach State Park offers hundreds of acres of beachside beauty for hiking and bird watching. Those who prefer delicate flowers to the rugged beauty of the ocean can check out Airlie Gardens, a century-old collection of formal landscapes, walking paths and sculpture gardens.

Travel-to information

The easiest way to travel to Wilmington is via the Wilmington International Airport (ILM), served daily by Delta, US Airways and American Airlines, which connect through Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando and other major U.S. cities. The airport is a very short drive to most local hotels, as well as a 10-minute drive to historic downtown. Another way to access Wilmington is by bus; Greyhound offers daily services through its station on Harnett Street.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.