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Hotel Riverwalk

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117 S Second St, Now Open & Taking Reservations, Wilmington, NC 28401 (Formerly Clarendon Inn)
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Hotel Riverwalk
Ranked #8 of 15 Wilmington B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Unfortunately when we were booking our stop off in Wilmington (as part of a road trip May 2012) I couldn’t find any accommodation which ticked all our boxes. Even the Hilton on the Waterfront had some terrible reviews. So we opted for this Inn. A warm welcome as we were greeted by the owner and his tiny dog. The location... More

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

From the rooms to the front porch to the Innkeeper himself, the Clarendon Inn is full of Southern Charm. My two best friends and I recently graduated from college and we took a girl's trip to Wilmington, NC. We found this delightful B&B on TripAdvisor and had our hopes up from the reviews and pictures. Michael and his staff did... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

From the first contact with Michael, my experience with Clarendon Inn was wonderful. Upon arrival we discovered it was much more than what we expected,the pictures understated how unique and comforable the inn is. Michael continually went out of his way with a cheery attitude to assure we had anything we needed. Breakfast was abundant and his bisquits were the... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Stayed here for 1 night in May. Great location. Off-street parking. Our room was tiny, but clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

This was the perfect spot to stay to enjoy historic Wilmington. Michael Pryor, the inn keeper, made sure we were as comfortable as possibe. (Thanks Michael!) We were in the green room, and loved it. The photo on the website doesn't do it justice. The bed was comfortable, very nice bathroom, and it was great having a fridge and microwave... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I liked this place as soon as I arrived. My room was tastefully decorated, with a comfortable bed and very nice bathroom. The breakfast in the mornings was quite good and there was a good bit of choice of what you wanted. I enjoyed the location as well - just a few blocks away from everything in the Historic District,... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

When my conference's block of rooms was sold out, I quickly turned to TripAdvisor and wasn't disappointed with this venue. Actually, it was much preferred compared to the conference's hotel. Not only is this place charming (I had room 6, the blue room), but every detail is attended to. They even provide a special hand towel for us make-up wearers.... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

I enjoyed the most wonderful accommodations with the most accommodating of innkeepers. Michael Pryor (Innkeeper) and DJ were gracious and helpful from the moment I walked in. Everything was clean and well-maintained including all common areas, the outside sitting area, my room, my bathroom, everything! The biggest surprise was the beautiful kitchen where I was provided with anything a person... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We chose the Clarendon Inn through Trip Advisor, and we were not disappointed. This is a wonderful place to stay when visting Wilmington. Michael, the Innkeeper, his wife and staff are so welcoming and absolutely lovely, providing us with all sorts of information during our 3 day stay, they were so helpful. Our room, the Green Room, was stunning, elegant... More

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

My time there was thoroughly delightful. My room was large and lovely, with all the conveniences such as fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. I was there for a three-day reunion with friends from high school and we were given a "Bonus Room" where we could visit and talk, over snacks. Our innkeeper Michael, his wife Glenda, and their charming chihuahua,... More

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Address: 117 S Second St, Now Open & Taking Reservations, Wilmington, NC 28401 (Formerly Clarendon Inn)
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Clarendon Hotel Wilmington

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Hotel Riverwalk is ideally located in the heart of downtown Wilmington, NC, just steps away from the unique shops, fine restaurants and entertainment offered in the historic district. The property's convenient and central location allows our guests to easily take in all the sights and sounds Wilmington has to offer from strolling down the Cape Fear River Walk, enjoying the great weather, watching a film crew on location or savoring a beautiful sunset over downtown and the river. Formerly the Claredon Inn, Hotel Riverwalk has undergone extensive renovations that provides our guests with a casual yet sophisticated lodging experience. Our spacious and comfortable rooms now feature king beds with upholstered headboards, new luxury mattresses, Egyptian cotton linens and flat screen televisions. Rooms also provide guests with complimentary wireless internet, expanded cable package, refrigerator, microwave, iron with board, hairdryer and a writing desk. Many rooms have jet tubs. All rooms have individually controlled central heating and air, ceiling fans and a beautiful bathroom stocked with plush towels and William Roam all-American made toiletries. As a full service boutique hotel, Hotel Riverwalk features a guest lounge, business center and an elegant lobby that can be used for wedding parties, meetings and other special events. Complimentary on-site parking is provided and Hotel Riverwalk is a secured facility only accessible to our guests. There are three patio areas that surround the property for guest use. Smoking is not permitted except in designated areas. Each morning our guests are provided a Grab & Go continental breakfast to be enjoyed in the transformed lobby, on the patio or in the guests' room. Office Hours are from 9:00am to 7:00pm. Check-in is from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Check out time is 11:00am. We are unable to accommodate children under age 8 unless you book the entire hotel. We are unable to accommodate pets but will be happy to refer you to local boarding facilities. We look forward to having you as our guest and working to make your stay enjoyable. ... more   less 
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