Hotels in Wilmington, North Carolina

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Wilmington overview

Wilmington is a budget-friendly place unique for its beaches and known for theater and museums. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Halyburton Park and Castle Bay Country Club. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like City Stage Theatre and Burgwin-Wright House. Wilmington is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wilmington

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Wilmington can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 68 hotels in the Wilmington area and you can shop as many as 15 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 22 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 40 3-star hotels with an average price of $85 per night
  • • 5 4-star hotels with an average price of $125 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 12045 user reviews of Wilmington hotels:
  • • Hotel Riverwalk (Wilmington}{Wilmington Historic District)
  • • Springhill Suites Wilmington Mayfaire (Wilmington)
  • • Homewood Suites Wilmington/Mayfaire (Wilmington)
  • • Hampton Inn Wilmington Medical Park (Wilmington)
  • • Port City Guest House (Wilmington}{Wilmington Historic District)

How to get to Wilmington

Fly in to Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), 3.1 mi (5 km) from downtown Wilmington.

What to see around Wilmington

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Halyburton Park
  • • Castle Bay Country Club
  • • Olde Point Golf & Country Club
  • • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
  • • New Hanover County Arboretum
  • • Cape Fear Serpentarium
  • • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens
  • • Tregembo Animal Park
Museums and theaters stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews
  • • Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
  • • City Stage Theatre
It's notable for its beaches, riverfront, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Wrightsville Beach
  • • Freeman Park
  • • Carolina Beach
  • • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Mayfaire Town Center
  • • The Cotton Exchange
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • • Airlie Gardens
  • • Ogden Park
  • • Cape Fear Museum
  • • Bellamy Mansion Museum

When to visit Wilmington

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 71°F day, 31°F night
  • • April-June: 90°F day, 45°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 58°F night
  • • October-December: 80°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.1 inches
  • • April-June: 12.3 inches
  • • July-September: 22.6 inches
  • • October-December: 10.8 inches