Local Hotels

Hotels

For postcard-perfect long weekends, or full week stays that have exceptional access to indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, and amenities, there's nothing quite like the convenience of a stay at a local hotel or motel. A number of area hotels have been welcoming guests for decades, and as a result, vacationers have come back year after year for the fantastic service and the million-dollar views.

Vacation Rental Homes

Vacation Rentals

Visitors are often surprised at the number and variety of weekly vacation rentals throughout the area.. Vacation rentals are, in fact, an increasingly popular accommodation available to vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rentals available allows them to find an ideal retreat to fit their crew, from quiet condo complexes to brightly colored oceanfront sand castles.

Cape Fear River

Cape Fear River

While Wilmington visitors will arguably enjoy the best views of the Cape Fear River, this distinctive river actually spreads out throughout most of the coastal and piedmont regions of North Carolina, originating in the town of Haywood, just north of Greensboro, NC, and flowing all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

Blockade Runner Beach Resort

Blockade Runner Beach Resort

Visitors will enjoy the best of the sound and sea with a stay at Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Located in the center of Wrightsville Beach, this all-encompassing resort has enough activities to keep everyone in the family happily entertained, whether they want to go out and ride the waves, or just relax on an oceanfront beach until their cares melt away.

Riverview Suites

Riverview Suites

Visitors will enjoy stunning views of the Cape Fear River and the adjacent Battleship USS North Carolina with a stay in the aptly named Riverview Suites. Perched on the edge of the water in the heart of the downtown area, this accommodating destination is the perfect place to take in the miles of the scenic Port City, either while exploring through town, or from the private vantage point of your own waterfront balcony.

Port City Guest House

Port City Guest House

The Port City Guest House is a subtle accommodations option that will appeal to visitors who want to be close to all of the downtown area’s many amenities, but who prefer a quiet and smaller spot to call home. Located within a 1915 era home that is bursting with enticing period features and architectural details, this cozy Bed and Breakfast is a comfortable respite in a city that’s brimming with activity.

Red Roof Inn Wilmington

Red Roof Inn Wilmington

Red Roof Inn Wilmington is a tempting lodging option for Cape Fear visitors who are value-oriented, thanks to a nice selection of amenities, a central locale, and a traditionally low price tag that allows visitors to save vacation funds for more enjoyable pursuits, like shopping and dining in the Port City. Located along Market Street – one of the busier commercial sections of Wilmington – guests of the Red Roof Inn will be close to a wealth of area attractions that span from the coastal shorelines to the historic Cape Fear Riverfront, but will also have a comfortable home base to retreat to after long days of exploring

Wrightsville Beach History

Wrightsville Beach History

Wrightsville Beach is a family destination without the carnival atmosphere and maintains over 3000 permanent residents. That number swells to over 30,000 in the tourist season.

Suburban Extended Stay of Wilmington

Suburban Extended Stay of Wilmington

With a great location for visitors who are in town to work or play, the Suburban Extended Stay of Wilmington is a fine choice for travelers who are staying in the Port City for a day, a weekend, or even a full week. Located along Eastwood Drive, and just a stone’s throw away from Wilmington’s other main roads, the bustling College Road and Market Street, guests will be close to all of the area’s top attractions, including Wrightsville Beach, the Historic Downtown, and the UNCW campus, without venturing too far from their home away from home.

Value Place Wilmington

Value Place Wilmington

Visitors will be close to a wide range of attractions, but enjoy a nice suite of amenities that go beyond the basics of a short-term hotel, with a stay at the Value Place Wilmington. Located just off of US Highway 421, this hotel is designed for weekend, weeklong, or even longer stays, and has full suites available to ensure travelers have everything they require after a busy day of work or play in the heart of the Port City.

Days Inn Wilmington Market Street

Days Inn Wilmington Market Street

Southern Charm and convenience meet at the Days Inn Wilmington Market Street - a comfortable accommodations option with a host of sunny amenities and a fantastically central locale that’s close to everything the Cape Fear region is famous for. Perched along Market Street – one of the busiest roads that connects the outlying beaches with the Downtown Wilmington region - this hotel allows guests to slow down and relax on the premises, thanks to an outdoor swimming pool, while working vacationers can utilize the business center to get a little work done in between area explorations.

The Wilmingtonian

The Wilmingtonian

The Wilmingtonian is an elegant and antebellum-inspired option for visitors to Downtown Wilmington, and it boasts an absolutely premier location just a couple blocks away from the edge of the Cape Fear River. Bordered by blocks of cool restaurants and coffee houses, art galleries and boutiques, and late-night bars and clubs, visitors will find a myriad ways of staying entertained just by stepping outside the door. With lots of favorite attractions found nearby as well, like the Bellamy Mansion and the Battleship USS North Carolina, The Wilmingtonian is perfectly situated for guests to launch on endless adventures in the heart of the downtown region.

Downtown Wilmington, NC

Downtown Wilmington, NC

For many visitors, the waterfront downtown region is where the action is in Wilmington, and an extended visit to this area is the highlight, if not the majority, of a great Wilmington vacation. Downtown Wilmington is steeped in history, filled with attractions, and offers all the enticing restaurants and shops of a major city, while retaining its small-town coastal charm.

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

Hilton Wilmington Riverside

The Hilton Wilmington Riverside is one of the most well-known and most visible hotels along the riverfront, and it’s the venue of choice for a wide range of national conferences that occur annually in the Port City. Featuring an unmissable location that is perched along the Cape Fear River, and bordered by theater venues, shops, restaurants, bars, and everything the downtown area is reknowned for, this prestigious hotel is arguably the crème de la crème for visitors who want to experience the very best of Downtown Wilmington.

Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire

Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire

Sleek and stylish, the Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire provides posh accommodations in one of the coolest corners of the Port City. Located in the esteemed Mayfaire community – a region that is hopping with shops, boutiques and trendy stores – this hotel caters to working and recreational travelers alike, and provides all the elite appointments to make guests feel right at home.

Henrietta III

Henrietta III

It's hard to miss the Henrietta III as she cruises along Downtown Wilmingtontowards the open waters of the Cape Fear River. As the largest cruise boat in North Carolina, and the state's only true stern wheel riverboat, the Henrietta III has become a staple of the downtown scene in Wilmington, adding to its historic charm and southern flair for fun.

Wilmington Riverwalk

Wilmington Riverwalk

The Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington is a showstopper of a stroll that is a distinctive attraction all its own. Originally conceived in the 1980s as a way to generate more interest and tourism to the Cape Fear River waterfront regions of Wilmington's historic Downtown, today the Riverwalk encompasses a full mile of scenic boardwalk, hugging the borders of the riverfront, and providing visitors with endless views and easy access to some of the Downtown's most beloved attractions.

Quality Inn Wilmington

Quality Inn Wilmington

The Quality Inn Wilmington combines modern accommodations with an affordable price tag to create a budget friendly stay that’s ideal for visitors who want to be in the heart of the wide Cape Fear region. Located along busy Market Street, and within a stone’s throw of a wide array of big shopping centers, restaurants, services, and activities, this nicely central hotel allows visitors to be close to all the area’s favorite attractions, while still saving plenty of money to spend on extra souvenirs.