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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I am in Wilmington fairly often on business. I was looking for a good place to stay that wasn't some generic chain and was within walking distance of the river. I found it. This is a lovely motel - charming. The rooms are nice. If you stay in the main building, you can score a suite with a full kitchen,...

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This hotel truly was a wonderful surprise and made our stay in Wilmington extra special, so special that we booked for one night and stayed two! The staff were extra friendly and Lacey even sent us away with a goody bag for our flight home! The rooms were clean, spacious and different from your average standard hotel room. Each each...

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Wilmingtonian is THE PLACE to stay if you want clean rooms, friendly staff and an overall nice atmosphere. It is located only a couple of blocks from all the restaurants downtown. A MUST STAY!! We go to Wilmington often and this is the place we always choose to stay.

Thank MTrelis
North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2016

From waking around the property, one can tell that units differ, even in the same building. I would suggest you ask to view a few rooms. Ours was spotless and we appreciated the amenities, but it was in need of remodeling and redecorating- especially the floors and the cabinetry. On the plus, the A/C is efficient and quiet, plenty of...

Thank RossNorthCarolina
Atlantic Beach, NC
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We have stayed here about 5 times the past two years and have always found the rooms very clean and the staff extra friendly. Certain rooms take pets which is why we originally started staying at The Wilmingtonian. However, even if we didn't take our dog, we would still stay here not only because of the points I have already...

Thank AB28512
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Excellent service at check in. The room was very clean and cozy. Located in a perfect area of downtown Wilmington. Room was spacious and comfortable, with a very large king size bed. Highly suggest this hotel.

Thank Frank R
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Within walking distance of excellent restaurants and nightlife and the beautiful old waterfront. I agree totally with Myla K. It is like a bed and breakfast or a nice old inn. They actually do have snacks, juice, yogurt and bottled water free of charge. Very nice people and very helpful.

Thank Keith S
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

When I booked my room for my weekend stay, I thought this would be a typical motel. This is like an elegant bed and breakfast without the breakfast. The room is a small apartment- living area, kitchenette, bedroom. Quaint. Love it! What a wonderful surprise for a weary traveler.

1Thank Myla K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We weren't sure where to stay in Wilmington, so we stopped and asked a dog walking couple who recommended this gem. We parked outside though there was also parking across the street in a shared parking lot. Good value at $282 for two nights and complimentary breakfast, orange juice and sodas and muffins and cereal bars etc. available 24 hours.Staff...

Thank hojo1892
Rochester, NY
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed at a Homewood Suites on the trip and the Wilmingtonian was a far better facility in every aspect, except no gym. Located downtown, walking distance to Riverwalk, stores, restaurants, plays, etc. Near historic district. Staffed 24 hours by knowledgeable, helpful people. Excellent suites with comfy couch and loveseat (in ours) and an excellent mattress. Quiet, good A/C (and...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is located in historic, downtown Wilmington surrounded by beautifully restored 19th-century homes and tree-lined neighborhoods, the meticulously renovated Wilmingtonian Inn extends an invitation to unwind, relax, and absorb the romantic ambiance of Cape Fear Country. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wilmingtonian

Address: 101 S 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4401
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range: RM491 - RM843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Wilmingtonian 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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The Wilmingtonian Hotel Wilmington
Wilmingtonian Hotel Wilmington
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Wilmington
#18 Business Hotel in Wilmington
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“If possible choose a room overlooking the courtyard and away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles LJinSC, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 21! The Captains quarters.”
 of 5 bubbles 732greggk, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms can only be accessed by stairs in the Cinema House”
 of 5 bubbles 23betty, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have only stayed in the Cinema house both terrace level front near road and 3rd floor very back all were great some have 2 double beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 134LisaL, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be great”
 of 5 bubbles lmck50, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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