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Soperton, Georgia
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Cute property on the outside and in good downtown location. Suite bedroom is roomy. Okay. That is the positives. Bed was so hard I slept on the couch all night, Bed post was broken off and I made a point of telling them at checkin. It had to be seen by maid as it was leaning at an angle very...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Again let me apologize, we definitely dropped the ball here. Please know that we took immediate action to rectify these issues. Our housekeeping staff was informed of the items in the bathroom and received additional training including checking power outlets to make sure that only lamps are plugged into outlets that are controlled by light...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I stayed here this past weekend for a wedding and I thought it was adorable. It is an older hotel, but my room was very clean and cozy and I loved the location! It was nice that the office had beverages and snacks available. The front office staff was very nice! There was a gentleman working the night shift and...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again very soon.

Franklin, Virginia
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Stayed here for a weekend getaway and was very pleased with everything from the location, hotel atmosphere, great customer service, cleanliness and decorations in the room. We stayed in the Captains Quarters room, it even has an electric fireplace! Overall I was very impressed with this place and would stay here again.

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Ah, the Captain's Quarters... so quaint and cozy. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon.

Jacksonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 May 2014

It was a pleasure staying. Checking in, they didn't just point where to go, they walked out to make sure we knew where. Rooms are overlooking a courtyard, not a parking lot. Clean room, everything worked, walking distance to about anything. We enjoyed our stay and next time we are that way, we will book again.

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We love to go the extra mile whenever we can. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip.

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We stayed in the Dram Tree House this past Spring for three nights with our one-year-old and large dog. The room was extremely spacious with a separate bedroom perfect when we had to put out young son to bed, and a front porch perfect to relax in the evening while he was in bed. Because we were there three nights...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you! We love that our guests can have their pets while staying with us and the Dram Tree house is 100% pet friendly! We look forward to seeing you again.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Not only was our room clean and AC cold, but the staff was very friendly and helpful. We were attending a wedding but no children were allowed. We took turns hanging out with our kids in the room and when it came time for food, not many places delivered. When calling the front desk, they offered to go pick up...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

It was no problem at all and we were happy to help. We're so glad to hear that you had a great time and we hope to see you again soon.

Rome, Georgia
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We recently stayed here for a wedding event down the street. This hotel is literally steps away from downtown Wilmington bars and restaurants. It is old-but with lots of personality. We stayed in the Maritime House, which was a former convent. You could really feel the spirit there. The room was small, but very well-equipped. I loved the atmosphere with...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you had a great time! Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again very soon.

Harrisburg, NC
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We'd originally planned on staying at a big box brand-name place but decided to try a place with more character, and what a nice surprise we found in the heart of Wilmington's historical section! The Wilmingtonian consists of 3 buildings, and we chose a mini-apartment in the Maritime, which had a separate living room and galley kitchen done up in...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Lawrenceville, Georgia
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a weekend to attend a wedding and I was very pleased with my stay. The suite was very nicely appointed and extremely clean. The office keeps a good supply of snacks and drinks for guests, and the light breakfast was good. There is no elevator for the second floor, and parking is across the street from...

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! I would like to point our that our rates include free parking (a rare amenity downtown), free wireless internet & snacks and drinks are free to guest all day long! We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Wilmington.

chicago,il
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Nice, clean & super friendly. Close to every thing.The front desk was very helpful. Great snacks & fresh fruit for the morning. Was cool to grap a bag of popcorn & take it up to the room. Nice shower & shampoos.

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erich1102, Front Office Manager at The Wilmingtonian, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon!

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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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  • 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: RM489 - RM840 (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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#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.”
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“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.”
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