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The Carolinian Inn

2916 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403
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Ranked #41 of 43 hotels in Wilmington
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  • 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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Dandridge, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

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
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 via mobile

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

We had a nice room with king size bed in the back of the front building away from road , and was quite. Room was clean, everything worked except light by the mirror, we called the front office and they promptly replaced the light bulb , friendly staff, good location , will stay again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Bugs on the beds and floors.no soap or telephones room smelled like gas and dirt.called supervisor (that barely spoke English) told him took pictures he said he don't believe in pictures just real!!!!told him to go inside the room himself before they shake the sheets off..he said no you come show me..wow really..

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed two nights over Labor Day weekend 2013. The room itself was very clean. It was a bit outdated but, well worth the price. We booked through their direct website. We were to pay $128 (all inclusive with taxes), however, when we checked in we had to pay an additional $20+. Not too happy about that. The clerk told... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The Carolinian Inn was shown in my guide book as a “Best Western Motel” however, they had lost that accolade recently and little wonder. The room we were allocated was dirty, damp and smelled disgusting. It was also very dark and dingy. The curtains were hanging from the rails, the tiles were hanging from the ceiling and the wallpaper was... More

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Address: 2916 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28403
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
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