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Port City Guest House

1511 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We love the beach and decided to stay in historic Wilmington instead of right on the beach for a change. It was a great choice! The house itself is beautiful-it reminded us of some of the historic homes we toured in Charleston, SC-and Sophie is of course an exceptional housekeeper. Her breakfasts are quite filling and in true Southern-style, she... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It was my first experience at a B&B and I was in town solo for a business trip. Sophie made me feel very welcome, and the food and snacks were delicious. The home has so much character and the location is perfect for enjoying Wilmington. So inviting, friendly and gracious. It was a wonderful experience overall, and I can't say... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My first stay at a B&B and it was a fabulous experience. The owner Sophie was gracious, warm, and friendly and treated her guests as if they were her own family. She is an amazing host and cook, always serving plenty of food. Use of laundry facilities and a personal parking space was an added plus. In walking distance to... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the guest house in May for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and cannot recommend it highly enough. Sophie looks after you like it is a home away from home (if not better). There is always plenty of food and drink (breakfast and snacks) and a warm and inviting atmosphere. The rooms are... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Port City Guest House while we were in town for a wedding in downtown Wilmington. Very convenient location and a charming home despite a tight parking area and smaller common spaces. Sophie was a very nice and energetic inn keeper and cooked a huge breakfast for the guests. It was a packed house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

This gracious and friendly guest house is within walking distance of Wilmington's historic downtown. The rooms are large and elegant and very comfortable. Except for the Green Room, bathrooms are not en suite (but are private and large and close by). Breakfasts are stupendous, and the inn keeper, Sophie, is a wonderful cook, host, and provider of snacks and information.... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My wife and I recently spent 4 nights at the Port City Guest House in Wilmington, during our first visit to the city. We stayed in the Green room, which is the only guest room with a private bath, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Sophie is a warm, charming hostess and made us feel comfortable from our arrival til our... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This a charming old home very conveniently located to all of the festival activities. The house is beautifully decorated, rooms are comfortable and Sophia was a very charming hostess and great cook. Had a wonderful experience and would return again.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

My husband and I spent two nights at this elegant southern home. Each roon was a decorator's delight. Sophie is a gracious hostess with the pm cocktail hour a time to exchange the days events with other travellors. Spacious bedrom, firm matress, which I loved and private bathroom down the hall.

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This is truly a hidden gem. Cozy clean well-maintained historic house close to downtown with parking and modern laundry facilities! What more could you ask for? How about a delightful host and innkeeper, delicious and abundant breakfasts, wine and cheese in the afternoons, good conversations, great books all over the place. Top notch!

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