Hotels in Carolina Beach

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What is the average price of a hotel near Carolina Beach?

Hotels near Carolina Beach are typically 25% less expensive than the average hotel in Carolina Beach, which is $176.

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When to book a hotel in Carolina Beach

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$112 - $301
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The cheapest time to book hotels in Carolina Beach is: 1-2 star, 80 days before. 3 star, 80 days before. 4-5 star, 90 days before.
1-2 star
$112 - $162
3 star
$146 - $219
4-5 star
$185 - $267

Carolina Beach travel tips

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Which neighborhoods in Carolina Beach should I stay in if I want access to public transport?

In Carolina Beach, the Wave Transit buses will take you to neighborhoods like Wilmington Beach and Carolina Sands. Visitors can also access Carolina Beach through the Fort Fisher Ferry.  There are several car rental agencies in the town, which is recommended to access the other neighborhoods and surrounding areas. You can also rent a 4x4 to drive on the beach since it is allowed here. You can also access the neighborhoods through several online taxi services. Cycling is common and convenient in Carolina Beach, and you can rent one during your stay. Finding accommodation in these neighborhoods should not be challenging since most hotels in Carolina Beach are located close by.

How much does a hotel in Carolina Beach cost per night?

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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront



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Drifters Reef Hotel
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Golden Sands Motel
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Courtyard By Marriott Carolina Beach
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Courtyard By Marriott Carolina Beach



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Hostels and cheap hotels in Carolina Beach

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Where to stay in Carolina Beach

What neighborhood in Carolina Beach should I stay in based on why I’m traveling?

Families on vacation can enjoy a stay in the Wilmington neighborhood. This area is located close to family-friendly attractions like the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Families can book hotels in Carolina Beach, like the Courtyard by Marriott, and enjoy a stay there. The area can be accessed through taxis or rental cars. Visitors traveling for leisure can enjoy a stay in the Golden Sands Motel near Carolina Beach Village. It is one of the cheap hotels in Carolina Beach and can be accessed through the Wave Transit or a taxi. Business travelers can find suitable accommodation in Carolina Beach hotels like the Embassy Suites by Hilton. This hotel is located near Carolina Sands and can be accessed through a taxi or by renting a car.

Learn about attractions and sights in Carolina Beach

What are the most popular attractions in Carolina Beach ?

The Carolina Beach Boardwalk in Wilmington is lined up with shops, restaurants and family-friendly activities. It also has a Ferris Wheel that you can ride and get a panoramic view of the ocean. You can take a taxi, drive your rental car or cycle to get there. Freeman Park, located in the northern coastal region of Carolina Beach, is famous for camping, swimming and fishing. Use a taxi or rent a car for transport. Visitors are also allowed to drive down the beach but exercise caution so as not to get stuck in the sand. Carolina Beach Lake Park, located in Wilmington, is famous for being a freshwater lake. There are picnicking areas and a pavilion on the north side of the lake. Visitors can drive themselves there or take a taxi.

Which neighborhoods in Carolina Beach have a large selection of bars and restaurants?

Wilmington neighborhoods have several bars serving unique beers where people can drink on sandy patios. You will find restaurants serving classic American comfort food prepared with fresh and local ingredients. To get here, you can catch the Wave Transit bus or take a taxi. Several food joints in Winds at Carolina Beach specialize in steamed seafood and unique cocktails. There are several sports bars where guests can play foosball while enjoying a drink, soul music and dance. To get here, order a taxi online.

What popular events take place in Carolina Beach ?

The annual Carolina Beach Music Festival is held in June at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk in Wilmington.  The event brings locals and tourists together to enjoy live music and dance from bands playing reggae, blues and rock. The event charges a fee but promises a good time. You can access the area with a bicycle or taxi. The Cape Fear Blues Festival is held in Wilmington in June, where guests enjoy blues performances from talented artists. The event takes place in several venues like restaurants, art galleries and after-parties. You can take a taxi or rent a car to get here. In September, Rock the Beach is held in Wilmington to celebrate acclaimed artists in rock, pop and reggae. There are drinks served from local breweries and vineyards. When embarking on these festivities, cheap hotels in Carolina Beach have you covered, providing rest, fun and local and international cuisines for all guests.

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How much does a hotel cost in Carolina Beach?

On average, rooms will be priced around $140 per night when booking a hotel in Carolina Beach; however the price you pay for your room will vary significantly depending on seasonality, location and facilities.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Carolina Beach?

December is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Carolina Beach. Prices can be 38% lower than other, busier months; so this is a great time to get a good deal.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Carolina Beach?

Room prices for hotels in Carolina Beach will be at their lowest on Sunday and peak on Thursday.

How long do people stay in Carolina Beach?

Visiting Carolina Beach for 2 nights is the most common choice for our users.

How much does a hostel in Carolina Beach cost?

Carolina Beach hostels and hotels with a 2 star rating and below charge around $118 for a bed per person. This will be around $22 under the cost of a typical Carolina Beach hotel.