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The Carolinian Inn

2916 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

They wiped our debit card clean!!! The guy at the front desk swiped our card twice!! First time he said it said try again then the second time he said we owed a balance of 63.40!!! We had just gotten our debit card and had plenty if money on it!!! He wears glasses and didn't look carefully the first time!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The fact that I am going out of my way to write this should tell you something. I felt so unsafe here and had to call the cops at 2am due to a domestic disturbance involving drug and alcohol. The manager did nothing about it though!! NO WALL PLUGS! The wifi is crap and doesn't work! The room is dirty,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I stayed here one night with two friends. We booked our room that day after deciding to extend a day beach trip into an overnight trip. We choose the hotel because it was cheap and didn't look too bad on the outside during the day. However, in the evening there were many sketchy people on the property and we did... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel is horrible and doesn't charge what they advertise on heir own website. they advertised on their website all rooms are $39.95 a night plus 13%tax but tried to charge me $65. I asked them to honor their advertised rate of $39.95 a night and they said no.

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Talbott, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Room was large, bathroom double that of most. One wall switch controlled all 3 outlets, ( tv, fridge, and lamps ) had them all used up though. To plug in a laptop or to charge your cell. Be prepared to do without something. One small window in bedroom, one tiny window in bathroom. Good cold air, tv damaged but worked.... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Scary situation. Arrived early and clerk says check in is in 2 hours. No problem, I wait in my vehicle in car park. Clerk says only guests' cars allowed in their (empty) car park. I say, well, I am waiting to check in. He keeps repeating this. Before I leave, I go in and ask for his manager. He starts... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Please stay away from this hotel! We were on vacation in Carolina Beach when the hurricane came through. We needed a hotel quickly so we grabbed this one. Wish we would not have found it! The rooms smelled, the frig smelled, the closet smelled, the walls were dirty, and the service no good. We went out to see some attractions,... More 

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Elizabethtown, North Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I booked a room here on our anniversary and happen to fall on azalea festival. We returned early about 12 pm the room was still not clean no new towels, the toilet ran every two mins. Never again will we stay here this was the worse time so far.

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Washington, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The guy was really nice when I checked in and the room was old but I didn't really mind that. There weren't any outlets (well there were but you couldn't unplug them unless you wanted to unplug the tv or move a big dresser from the wall). I thought everything was going ok until I went to use the bathroom... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The mildew smell does take you back when you open the door. Fortunately for us it was winter so there weren't any bugs in the room. As for the décor the TV was a tube TV. I think that pretty much says it all. I will say I did get a story I will tell for years. The Ice machine... More 

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