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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

SeaWitch Motel
SeaWitch Motel
2.5 out of 5.0 224 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC
$99
4.3/5 (236 reviews)

The bathroom was very small, but updated and clean. The outdoor pool was VERY nice, and proved great for my grandson when the ocean was rough. The location is right off the Boardwalk and very convenient to the central arcade. Although they do not have a breakfast bar, it is very convenient to the ...

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2019
Nestled on the beach, this Carolina Beach motel is within a 5-minute walk of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Freeman Park and Carolina Beach State ...
Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
2.0 out of 5.0 3604 Market St, Wilmington, NC
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$75
3.0/5 (406 reviews)

The staff was very friendly and helpful convenient location

Reviewed on May 15, 2019
Situated near the airport, this motel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Cape Fear Museum and 2.5 mi (4 km) from University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Bellamy Mansion ...
Dry Dock Vacation Club
Dry Dock Vacation Club
2.0 out of 5.0 300 S. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
$88
3.7/5 (309 reviews)

Nice staff, decent rooms and rates, close to everything, we will return

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Carolina Beach Boardwalk and within 3 mi (5 km) of Carolina Beach State Park and Carolina Beach Fishing ...
Americas Best Value Inn Wilmington
Americas Best Value Inn Wilmington
2.0 out of 5.0 2828 Market St, Wilmington, NC
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3.1/5 (1180 reviews)

Hard to beat for the rates.....I've stayed in all of the Wilmington 2 stars, and this is the best. Clean dated room with excellent HD cable with HBO, wicked-fast WiFi, and great HVAC. I stay here A LOT, and wouldn't if there were any serious issues.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2019
Situated in Wilmington, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Fear Museum, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Wilmington Convention Center. Bellamy ...
Moran Motel
Moran Motel
2.0 out of 5.0 118 S Fort Fisher Blvd, Kure Beach, NC
$80
3.9/5 (232 reviews)

everything is great, exellent place, very good location

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Kure Beach Pier and Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach Boardwalk and North Carolina Aquarium at ...
Carolina Beach Inn
Carolina Beach Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 205 Harper Ave, Carolina Beach, NC
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4.5/5 (188 reviews)

The owners at the Carolina Beach Inn have thought of all the details: beach towels and chairs, ice for your cooler, a fridge and a microwave. Room was spotless and cold - even on 90+ days. Loved their attention to making our experience a great one!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Carolina Beach State Park and Carolina Beach Fishing ...
Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University
Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University
2.0 out of 5.0 5040 Market Street, US 17 & US 74, Wilmington, NC
$68
3.6/5 (1379 reviews)

It was a fine hotel for the money. Clean, safe feeling. Beds a little too firm. Lovely pool area.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
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 ...
The Carolinian Inn
The Carolinian Inn
2.0 out of 5.0 2916 Market St, Wilmington, NC
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2.3/5 (124 reviews)

Room was dirty toilet seat was broken

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2018
Situated in Wilmington, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Fear Museum, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and Wilmington Convention Center. Bellamy ...
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Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites

Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites

2700 N Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach, NC
    3.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.1 out of 5 (1894 reviews)

    Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites$161

    Sep 2 - Sep 3

    Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites$161
    Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    Blockade Runner Beach Resort

    275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC
      3.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.2 out of 5 (1284 reviews)

      Blockade Runner Beach Resort$154

      Sep 15 - Sep 16

      Blockade Runner Beach Resort$154

      Wilmington Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      You can select from 10 inexpensive motels in Wilmington among more than 1007 lodging choices. These budget accommodations can help you save some cash compared to traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

      Because you'll save on your room price, you can make the most of what Wilmington has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Wrightsville Beach, Mayfaire Town Center, and Carolina Beach.

      Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, eye-catching neon signs enticed road-weary travelers, and examples today can still be seen along historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you're likely to find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot.


      Below are some of our customers' best-rated Wilmington motels to choose from:

      Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington

      • Stay within a quick 5-minute drive of University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
      • Enjoy access to the 24-hour business center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

      Carolina Beach Inn

      • Free parking and coffee in the lobby are available during your stay, along with room amenities like pillowtop beds.
      • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach.

      SeaWitch Motel

      • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
      • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

      Moran Motel

      • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Carolina Beach and Carolina Beach Boardwalk.
      • Free WiFi, free parking, and a seasonal outdoor pool are available during your stay.

      Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University

      • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
      • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.


      What to Do in Wilmington


      Take time out to enjoy the popular beaches in this historical, walkable area while you're sightseeing. Those visiting Wilmington have good things to say about its aquarium, live music, and restaurants.

      Here are some popular places:

      • Wrightsville Beach
      • Mayfaire Town Center
      • Carolina Beach

      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens
      • Hugh Macrae Park
      • Halyburton Park

      You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

      • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
      • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park
      • Tregembo Animal Park

      Best Time to Visit Wilmington


      Determine the perfect time for your visit to Wilmington by checking 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 71° F and nighttime temperatures average 31° F
      • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 45° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 91° F and nighttime averages are around 58° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 80° F during the day and 32° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 57.83 inches in a year

      How to Get to Wilmington and Around the Area



      Wilmington Transportation
      NameTypeDistance
      Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.)Airport3.1 mi (5 km)
      Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis)Airport45.5 mi (73.3 km)

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