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Hilton Wilmington Riverside

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hilton Riverside is a great place to stay when visiting Wilmington NC.. I want to say how wonderful their lunch buffet was! Even though we came one minute before the closed they treated us like they had all the time in the world..Everyone was a big help with the two little ones we had with us, this was above... More

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Greensboro, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stay in this hotel any time when we are in Wilmington (read every year). Location is great and it is just 15-20 min from the Wrightsville beach. Also, the hotel is just a few minutes from the restaurants and bars. The rooms have incredible river view and very comfortable for two. Highly recommend for business and... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family stayed at this hotel as a midpoint between two vacation stops. I expected a Hilton to be pretty nice, especially as this one is riverside in Wilmington. But, I was shocked at the outdated property that was badly in need of upgrades and repair. Additionally, it did not meet my expectations for cleanliness. The river view and walking... More

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WilmingtonHiltonGM, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us; we're very sorry to hear you were unhappy with our hotel. We had a full renovation in 2007, with many additional projects since then (replacing the common area carpets, refinishing the pool deck, refinishing the exterior of the hotel, building an event deck to extend to the Riverwalk, updating our light... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location in Wilmington with great views of the river. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. Easy to walk to walk through downtown Wilmington. Room service was average. Room was clean and comfortable, but the hallways smelled a bit musty and could use some updating. On the first night, the valet left a window open in my car, and there... More

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WilmingtonHiltonGM, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside. While we cannot promise a mistake won't happen, we can do everything in our power to reassure our guests that we will do what it takes to Make It Right for them. It was a pleasure to host your family and we're very appreciative of your kind words... More

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff was nice and accommodating the rooms are good as long as you have a river view, we did. Restaurant on site is Ruth Chris so that will let you know the style and class of the location. Very well located for downtown action and restaurants. Price wise very good.

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Mint Hill, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice place to stay.The rooms were very clean and well stocked. My room had a gorgeous view of the river and the boats passing by. The lobby was very huge and comfortable. The restaurants have very good food. Nice pool and boardwalk in front of the river.

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Greensboro
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very average even by Hilton standards. No hotel lounge/bar area, (Ruth's Chris has taken over just off lobby), staff is very indifferent, rooms are basic and need some TLC, views are great and location for exploring downtown terrific. I had a number of problems and contacted front desk several times but "manager" was always too busy to... More

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WilmingtonHiltonGM, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside. We're very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit with us. Though our managers are very hands-on, we always want to hear feedback from our guests, especially during their stay. Please feel free to contact our Front Office Manager, Johnathan Johnson at the hotel or e-mail... More

Greensboro, North Carolina, Usa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel to stay at if you want to play downtown. Just a walk to anywhere including lots of great restaurants and bars. The hotel is an older Hilton but it's well kept and reasonably priced. Breakfast on the bottom floor is a bit crowded but very good. The hotel has a great pool and the Battleship is in any... More

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WilmingtonHiltonGM, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for such a charming review! We love our cozy spot along the Cape Fear River and enjoy helping our guests seek out all of the fun things to do in Wilmington! We hope to welcome you back to the Historic District soon! More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was overlooking the river. I could see the Battleship museum, boats in the harbor, and a lovely boardwalk. The rooms very very clean and well stocked, the staff was very friendly and accomodating, and they have a Ruth Chris restaurant on site.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave valuable feedback regarding your recent visit to our hotel. We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful time and we look forward to welcoming you back! More

Denver, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very bad stay but great location,HVAC went out the staff was slow to respond.Room had no toilet paper and tub had no stopper in the drain.Breakfast was good but dinner selection is poor and not well staffed.

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WilmingtonHiltonGM, General Manager at Hilton Wilmington Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. We're incredibly sorry that our north tower chiller went out during your stay. Though we became aware of the issue immediately and all available hands began working on it, it proved a catastrophic failure of one of our chiller systems that required a special technician and a new unit that we... More

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Address: 301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Wilmington Riverside 3.5*
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#16 Business Hotel in Wilmington
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The only full service waterfront hotel in historic Wilmington, NC. The Hilton Wilmington Riverside is located in the heart of downtown only footsteps from tons of shopping, dining and sightseeing. We feature dining in Innovations Restaurant or Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (on site), Currents Coffee & Gift Shop (featuring Starbucks products), 24 hour fitness & business center, outdoor pool and sprawling views of the Cape Fear or Historic Downtown from our rooms. We are the proud sponsors of North Carolina Azalea Festival, North Carolina Jazz Festival and Riverfest. ... more   less 
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