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The Cotton Exchange

Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-343-9896
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Mixed bag of shops

The free parking lot is great, and the building is very historic and attractive. It has a confusing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NCTravelfan58
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Leland, North Carolina
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A collection of unique shops

What a collection of unique boutiques. I always find new and unusual items in the shops when ever... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Gizmomom919
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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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"great place to shop"
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"local artists"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The free parking lot is great, and the building is very historic and attractive. It has a confusing layout, lots of stairs, and multiple entrances, so make sure you've seen all the building areas. Some of the stores are unique, many with local art and...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

What a collection of unique boutiques. I always find new and unusual items in the shops when ever I'm in there. Plan on giving yourself plenty of time to stroll through the shops and discover all the wonderful items they have to offer. This place...More

1  Thank Gizmomom919
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We heard about this place and on our way decided to swing by to kill a little time before check in and glad we did. Eclectic mix of shops and restaurants in a variety of historic buildings in the downtown area by the river front...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

RIght down by the river, The Cotton Exchange is a mall of sorts, with lots of little shops and boutiques that sell everything from books to toys to treats. A favorite was Heart of Carolina where you can find items made exclusively in the Carolinas:...More

5  Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

A fun place to go and look at all the different shops. Something for everyone. Local craft store was really great. Galleries, Boutiques. Occasions Just Write has a variety of cards and gifts. The store on the bottom level, outside, facing parking Lot by Hilton...More

6  Thank kathshe
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Great shops with a local flair. Great service, friendly staff , clean and great prices. Located in the heart of town so it not out of the way

1  Thank Tom W
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

1/4 of the shops were closed today, still recovering from the snow storm from earlier in the week. Since we drove up yesterday from FL to experience Wilmington and enjoy the snow too, we decided to stop in the Cotton Exchange. Of the shops that...More

Thank Jan R
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

When visiting family in Wilmington, we always stop into the Cotton Exchange. All of the shops are great, but our all time favorite is Down to Earth. Their Tension Tonic (lavender and mint) works magic on headaches!

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Coastal paws is a nice store for pups. The girl who helped me was very knowledgeable about the treat inventory. What the ingredients were, etc. In addition they had collars and leashes and toys. I purchased a couple of dog treats which hopefully he will...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The cotton Exchange is a historical shopping spot with dining as well. If your looking for something unique, made local, personalized, essential oils, jewelry, to java and so much more. You can bring along your doggie, it’s Fido friendly. Wonderful place to stop in while...More

Thank Kat W
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