Hotels in Wilmington, NC

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Wilmington, NC
May 26 — May 272
Wilmington, NC
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Low SeasonSeptembercheapest month to stay
High SeasonOctobermost expensive time to stay
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$107 - $340

Highest day of weekFridayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekSundayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$215is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$145is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Wilmington is: 1-2 star, -1 days before. 3 star, 18 days before. 4-5 star, 83 days before.

1-2 star

$119 - $136

3 star

$172 - $182

4-5 star

$198 - $233

Wilmington travel tips

Wave Transit provides a bus and shuttle around Wilmington. There are a few neighborhoods that make it easy to catch the bus. Stay in a hotel in Wilmington close to the University of North Carolina Wilmington for easy transport. Route 107 covers this area of the city. You'll also have quick access to Wave Transit if you're in a Wilmington hotel near Pleasure Island Beach (bus route 301) or near Carolina Beach Road (route 201). Purchase a one-way ticket or a convenient pass for one day, three days, or seven days.

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Cheapest $210

Average $323

Most expensive $677

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Where to stay in Wilmington

Stay in a Wilmington hotel in the Riverwalk District (bus 108), where you can enjoy views of the water. This neighborhood is also within walking distance of many tourist attractions, such as the Wilmington Railroad Museum and the Riverfront Park. Some hotels to consider include the Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront and the Best Western Coastline Inn. If you're traveling on a budget, you'll find cheap hotels in Wilmington in the University District (bus route 107). Some options include the Days Inn University, the Red Roof Inn Wilmington, and the Budgetel Inn Wilmington. Stay close to the beach for lots of summer outdoor fun. Some hotels close to Wrightsville Beach include the Hampton Inn & Suites Wrightsville and the Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach. No buses go to this beach community.

Learn about attractions and sights in Wilmington

Wilmington is surrounded by beautiful, sandy beaches, including Carolina Beach. At Carolina Beach, you can enjoy boating, jet skiing, bird watching, or fishing on the pier. The beach also has a boardwalk and walking trail. Depending on where your hotel is, you can take either bus 301 or bus 201 to get to this attraction. There are also a few historical and cultural sites you might want to visit on your vacation to Wilmington. This includes the World War II Battleship North Carolina (on the downtown Riverfront - bus route 108), Airlie Gardens (bus 103), and the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science on Market Street in downtown Wilmington (bus 108).

The Riverwalk District in downtown Wilmington (bus 108) has a wide variety of restaurants and bars that are close to the water. Some dining options you can choose from include a steakhouse, seafood restaurant, and German café. Grab a bite to eat at or around Independence Mall (bus route 105) on Oleander Drive. In this neighborhood, you'll find a seafood restaurant, Italian, and fondue. There are also places to eat by the Carolina Beach boardwalk off of Highway 421 (bus route 201 or 301). If you want a snack, there’s a donut shop, an ice cream café, and a hot dog place. For a more complete meal, you can try the Mexican restaurant, seafood restaurant, or the barbeque smokehouse nearby.

Each year in March, there is the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival at the Legion Stadium on Carolina Beach Road (bus route 201). At this event, you can enjoy live music, craft beers, cocktails, and lots of great food. When summer starts in June, the city hosts its annual Cape Fear Blues Festival at the Rusty Nail on 5th Avenue Downtown (bus 202). This festival lasts for an entire weekend and features both local and national blues artists. The Orange Street Arts Fest has something for the entire family to enjoy. There are live musical performances, food and beverage vendors, kid-friendly exhibits, and art displays. It’s held downtown at the Wilmington Community Arts Center on 2nd Street (bus 108) in late May.

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Visiting Wilmington for 1 night is the most common choice for our users.

Hotels in Wilmington show a range of prices for their rooms. These are determined by factors such as availability, locale and amenities. On average, rooms will be around $197 per night.

Wilmington hotels are at their most economical to book in the month of September. The rates you are charged may be 42% lower than in the high season and is the best time to get a great deal.

Saturday is the day where you will typically find the lowest price for your hotel room in Wilmington. The highest price tends to be on Thursday.

On average, a hostel in Wilmington will be priced around $131. This price will be per person, per night and was obtained using hostel and 2 star or below hotels. In comparison, this will be $66 lower than your typical Wilmington hotel.

While temperatures are typically very high in Wilmington during June, there is a higher chance for rainfall as the average for the month is about 5.2″. Taking into account the higher potential for rain in June, those staying at a hotel in Wilmington should plan to visit popular indoor attractions such as Cape Fear Museum, Biltmore Estate, and Crabtree Valley Mall.

The city of Wilmington has vacation rentals available as well as hotels if you’re looking for different accommodation options. At the moment, there are 22 vacation rentals in the city. We recommend booking Affordable oceanview condo with a short walk to the beach for your stay, which is the most popular rental in Wilmington. Search for deals on vacation rentals in Wilmington.

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Downtown Riverfront Perch: Condo w/ Balcony & Views - Near Beach

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Panoramic River View Downtown Condo W/Balcony

Panoramic River View Downtown Condo W/Balcony

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Vintage Condo 105 Wrightsville Beach Bridge Walk To Dockside, Mellow, Poes

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Vintage Condo 101 Wrightsville Beach Bridge Walk To Dockside, Mellow, Poes

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Wilmington, NC, United States


The Gallery Getaway In The Heart Of Historic, Riverfront Wilmington!

Wilmington, NC, United States

Dreamers Welcome

Dreamers Welcome

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Wilmington, NC, United States


Updated Wilmington Retreat, 2 Miles To Uncw!

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Vintage Condo 230 Wrightsville Beach Bridge Walk To Dockside, Mellow, Poes

Wilmington, NC, United States


Vintage Condo 233 Wrightsville Beach Bridge Walk To Dockside, Mellow, Poes

Wilmington, NC, United States

Close To Wrightsville Beach, Downtown Wilmington And Uncw

Close To Wrightsville Beach, Downtown Wilmington And Uncw

Wilmington, NC, United States


Front Street · The Loft - With Sauna!!!

Wilmington, NC, United States


Updated Condo 115 Wrightsville Beach Bridge Walk To Dockside, Mellow, Poes

Wilmington, NC, United States


Cozy Cottage Walk to River, Dining, and Museums!

Wilmington, NC, United States


8th-Floor Riverfront Condo with Balcony | Walk to Downtown Shops, Attractions

Wilmington, NC, United States

Historic District Condo w/ Cape Fear River Views

Historic District Condo w/ Cape Fear River Views

Wilmington, NC, United States


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