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Featured Motels in Southport

SeaWitch Motel
2.5 out of 5
224 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC
The price is $79 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Carolina Beach, this beachfront motel is on the boardwalk and within a 5-minute walk of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Kure Beach Pier ...

4.3/5Excellent! (333 reviews)

"This was a cute little place right on the ocean. Literally like two minute walk if that. No it’s not some fancy hotel, but it’s not necessary when you’re vacationing here. Great place, nice little cozy room, wonderful staff and awesome location. Will definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

SeaWitch Motel
Dry Dock Vacation Club
2 out of 5
300 S. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
The price is $132 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach State Park. Carolina Beach Fishing Pier and Freeman ...

3.9/5Good! (469 reviews)

"Clean comfortable room close to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Dry Dock Vacation Club
Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
2 out of 5
3604 Market St, Wilmington, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $54 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated near the airport, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Fear Museum, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Battleship North Carolina. Bellamy ...

2.9/5 (498 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly. The room was clean and you could smell the cleaning products they used! The area was clean and quiet."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
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Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University
2 out of 5
5040 Market Street, US 17 & US 74, Wilmington, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated near the airport, this motel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and within 6 mi (10 km) of Mayfaire Town Center and ...

3.6/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Clean! This hotel was revamped and it felt like it!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University
Moran Motel
2 out of 5
118 S Fort Fisher Blvd, Kure Beach, NC
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Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Kure Beach Pier and Carolina Beach. Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and North Carolina Aquarium ...

4/5Very Good! (324 reviews)

"While dated, the property was Very clean and safe. Close to beach. The staff was very friendly!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Moran Motel
AmeriVu Inn
2 out of 5
2828 Market St, Wilmington, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $63 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in the heart of Wilmington, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Fear Museum, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Battleship North Carolina. ...

3.1/5 (989 reviews)

"It was okay, not the best by all means. First night there, the guy who checked us in got the numbers wrong and the night shift guy had to bang on our door at 1:20am and make sure we were in that room. —the PHOTOS that are shown up here are NOTHING like what it’s like in person!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

AmeriVu Inn
Captain's Cove Motel
2.5 out of 5
6401 Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Long Beach, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Caswell Beach and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Ocean Crest Pier. Oak Island Lighthouse and Bald Head Island ...

3.5/5Good! (135 reviews)

"It was just what me and my sister were looking for. Just a place to sleep. The beds were very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Captain's Cove Motel
Surf Suites
2.5 out of 5
711 S Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $140 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in South End, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Wrightsville Beach, Johnnie Mercer's Pier, and Wrightsville Beach Museum of History. Mayfaire Town ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Great place for family

"We went for a short weekend and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Very clean and friendly staff!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Surf Suites
Carolina Beach Inn
2 out of 5
205 Harper Ave, Carolina Beach, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $81 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11

Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Kure Beach Pier is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

4.6/5Wonderful! (234 reviews)

"The Carolina Beach Inn was a wonderful place. Large balcony with partial view of the ocean! Very clean and the owner Debbie was wonderful and very accommodating!! Oh and the best part, dog friendly!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Carolina Beach Inn
The Carolinian Inn
2 out of 5
2916 Market St, Wilmington, NC
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Situated in Wilmington, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Fear Museum, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Battleship North Carolina. Wilmington ...

2.2/5 (129 reviews)
Will never stay here

"Reservations were made but when we arrived the hotel did not have a room and told us we had to leave the parking lot. When we contacted Hotels.com they tried to help but the staff refused to answer the phone. This was our treatment as first responders for Hurricane Florence."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

The Carolinian Inn
Motel 6 Wilmington, NC - Market Street
2 out of 5
4903 B Market Street, Wilmington, NC
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The price is $65 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Situated in Wilmington, this motel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and within 6 mi (10 km) of Mayfaire Town Center and Wilmington ...

3.5/5Good! (10 reviews)
We will stay there again

"This is an older property, but has been remodeled and is clean and pleasant. We were concerned at first because the GPS took us into the parking lot of the Budgetel, which is awful, but Motel 6 is BEHIND it so don't be concerned. The staff was friendly and helpful. When we have business in Wilmington ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Motel 6 Wilmington, NC - Market Street
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Southport

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Southport

2.5 out of 5
5181 Southport Supply Rd Se, Southport, NC
The price is $71 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.6/5Wonderful! (342 reviews)

"Felt very safe there. Every detail was thought of to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. Hand sanitizer stations near elevators. Room sparkling clean! Great location near 2 grocery stores. Staff was very helpful. Easy check in and check out. Would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Southport
Wingate By Wyndham Southport

Wingate By Wyndham Southport

2.5 out of 5
1511 N Howe Street, Southport, NC
The price is $80 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.1/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Clean comfortable room. Very pleased with my stay"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Wingate By Wyndham Southport
River Hotel of Southport

River Hotel of Southport

2.5 out of 5
704 E Moore St, Southport, NC
The price is $129 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.7/5Exceptional! (98 reviews)

"Liked - more like an efficiency than hotel room. Disliked - no hair dryer"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

River Hotel of Southport
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Southport Motels and More for the Frugal Traveler

If you're not able to find a motel in Southport, let Expedia help you find a motel or similar property from more than 1489 accommodations in the area. Simply use our search tools to filter by nightly room rate or cost-saving amenities such as free parking and free airport transportation.

Because you'll save on your room price, you can make the most of what Southport has to offer. In the larger area, favorite places to visit include Carolina Beach Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, and Holden Beach.

Here are some of our customers' top motels to choose from in the larger area:

The Inn at River Oaks

  • Enjoy access to the spa treatment rooms, and freebies including WiFi and RV/bus/truck parking.

Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington

  • A 24-hour business center along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.
  • Central Southport is 23.3 mi (37.5 km) away

Carolina Beach Inn

  • Enjoy access to the free parking and coffee in the lobby, as well as room amenities like pillowtop beds.
  • Located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the heart of Southport

SeaWitch Motel

  • Central Southport is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away
  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.

Captain's Cove Motel

  • 4.6 mi (7.5 km) from the heart of Southport
  • Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in Southport

Visitors to Southport like its beaches and restaurants. Take time for sightseeing and enjoy all there is to do in this family-friendly area.

Here are favorite places in and around Southport:

  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk
  • Carolina Beach
  • Holden Beach

These are some outdoorsy places nearby:

  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy

You'll find these family-friendly attractions in the area:

  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  • Tregembo Animal Park

Southport is also popular for its:

  • Fishing
  • Marina
  • Boating
  • Cafés

Best Time to Visit Southport

Determine the perfect time for your visit to Southport by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 72° F and nighttime temperatures average 34° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 47° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 91° F and nighttime averages are around 60° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 82° F during the day and 34° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 55.91 inches in a year

How to Get to Southport and Around the Area

Southport Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) Airport 24.9 mi (40.1 km)
Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) Airport 54.4 mi (87.5 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Southport?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can experience more of the activities in Southport. Popular places to visit in the larger area include Carolina Beach, Holden Beach, and Kure Beach Pier.
What is a motel?
Motel properties often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools. Often one or two stories tall, motels usually have exterior corridors overlooking the parking lot or an outdoor pool. In the U.S., motels became more commonplace after World War II with the popularity of car travel and road trips, peaking in the 1960s with over 60,000 properties.
What are the best motels in Southport?
Here you’ll find some of our customers’ top motels in the larger area. Motel 6 Wilmington, NC - Market Street is located 23.9 mi (38.4 km) from the heart of Southport. Enjoy access to the laundry facilities, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Carolina Beach Inn: Free parking, a terrace, and coffee in the lobby are available during your stay. Central Southport is 10.8 mi (17.4 km) away. Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington: Enjoy access to the 24-hour business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking. Located 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from the heart of Southport. SeaWitch Motel: Central Southport is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) away. An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay. Surf Suites: 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from the heart of Southport. Enjoy access to the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
What can I do in Southport?
Take time to enjoy the beaches and restaurants in this family-friendly area while you’re sightseeing. Favorite places in and around Southport include Carolina Beach, Holden Beach, and Kure Beach Pier. Some outdoorsy places nearby include Carolina Beach State Park, Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, and Bald Head Island Conservancy. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, and Tregembo Animal Park. During your trip, here are some other places to visit: Southport Marina, Franklin Square Gallery, and Old Brunswick County Jail Museum.
What's the seasonal weather like in Southport?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Southport to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 79°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 50°F. Average annual precipitation for Southport is 56 inches.
What are my options for getting around Southport when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about getting around Southport to help you navigate your stay: Fly into Myrtle Beach, SC Airport (MYR), which is located 54.4 mi (87.5 km) away from the city center. Otherwise, look for flights into Wilmington Intl. Airport (ILM), which is 24.9 mi (40.1 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.