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Crestview, Florida
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236 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good value for a basic motel-type lodging convenient to Wilmington. I arrived late and left before breakfast, so I did not experience everything they offered. The clerk had trouble finding my reservation made via Trip Advisor, which didn't speak well to using this tool for a hotel reservation.

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Thank kmsmolen
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We got into our motel room and the door has been previously kicked in, the fridge smelled like a dead rat, and the room in general smelt like death. You honest to goodness get what you pay for. This place must have been built in the 60s or 70s and hasn't been updated since. They at least clean the rooms... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

To all of you complaining, if you want a $200+ a night room, call the Hilton. If you want a cheap place to lay your head and are a bit adventurous, this is okay. First, it is an old motorcourt, but the grounds are very nicely landscaped and maintained. Second, there are some full time residents here, but hey are... More 

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1 Thank chplhill2015
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Drug deals outside door. Man offered my daughter Marijuana in parking lot. Door would not lock. Mold on pillow... tv didn't work.....the list goes on and on... Do yourself a favor don't stay here it is not worth the $20.00 you will save.

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6 Thank Kim S
Graham, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We booked a room at this hotel because we read on-line that it was charming and budget friendly. Budget friendly, yes, but if it was once charming...NOT anymore! The rooms are dirty. Closet was dingy, the hangers were old and some broken, hair dryer was dirty and sticky. Underneath the tv.stand there were empty juice bottles and filth. Windows and... More 

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2 Thank Eve R
Narragansertt
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Let me begin by saying, southern hospitality never disappoints. The staff at the inn were friendly and accommodating; but that's where it ends. This place is so bad I don't even know where to begin. The filth in the room is older than I am and I'm no spring chicken. Large shards of peeling paint on the walls and ceiling,... More 

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2 Thank Suzanne P
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

I took my whole family for the weekend and they loved it plenty of space in a quiet setting peaceful place to enjoy a get away in my budget range also thanks to friendly staff as well I had 3 rooms together

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1 Thank cherokeebad
Louisville, Kentucky
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

It was pretty old and didn't feel clean at all. The first room had a very mildewy/moldy smell, so they were nice enough to move us to another room. The 2nd room wasn't very clean. I think the place has potential, but needs a total makeover, improved maintenance, and a deep cleaning. The mattress must have been 30 years old.... More 

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Thank Janine818
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

They wiped our debit card clean!!! The guy at the front desk swiped our card twice!! First time he said it said try again then the second time he said we owed a balance of 63.40!!! We had just gotten our debit card and had plenty if money on it!!! He wears glasses and didn't look carefully the first time!... More 

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3 Thank KimWhee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The fact that I am going out of my way to write this should tell you something. I felt so unsafe here and had to call the cops at 2am due to a domestic disturbance involving drug and alcohol. The manager did nothing about it though!! NO WALL PLUGS! The wifi is crap and doesn't work! The room is dirty,... More 

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3 Thank Taryn H

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Carolinian Inn

Address: 2916 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28403-1222
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range: RM249 - RM347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Carolinian Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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“Ask to stay as close to the front office as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles chplhill2015, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“When checking in to a hotel ask to see the room you will be staying in before you pay.”
 of 5 bubbles suzannep478, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Not suitable for families or most people. There was wifi, but I couldn't get it to work.”
 of 5 bubbles Janine818, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“Check the room for bedbugs before you bringing in your luggage or sleeping here.”
 of 5 bubbles 322charlottec, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel at all costs! Sleep in your car if you have to!”
 of 5 bubbles Shadow99x99x, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
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