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Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday

Great hotel. Great location; right on the river walk. Downtown Wilmington walkable from hotel. Staff was friendly and helpful. Easy location to find. I used valet parking and they quickly obtained my car when needed. Found the room very nicely appointed, and liked the tile...More

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Thank Sharon Y
Response from 00gc, General Manager at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by HiltonResponded yesterday

Sharon, thank you for choosing the Hotel Ballast for your recent stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Southern hospitality, and loved our landmark hotel located on the historic Downtown waterfront! Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow travelers, and we hope to have...More

Reviewed yesterday

The property looks amazing. The attention to detail and new restaurant are fantastic. Beautiful waterfront view of the Cape Fear River steps from down town and the Riverwalk. Best location in Wilmington.More

Thank travelinlady2018
Response from 00gc, General Manager at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by HiltonResponded yesterday

Thank you for choosing the Hotel Ballast for your recent stay and for sharing your experience. We were pleased to read that you loved our uniquely uplifting hotel, with its modern Southern hospitality and local history, including many original characteristics like the original spiral staircase...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Renovations have cleaned and brightened this hotel up but they neglected to provide refrigerators in the rooms, this is a big mistake. The toilet seat is real loose in room 511 and the sink lacks counter space. Staff here are the highlight of the hotel,...More

Thank GrampaRick
Response from 00gc, General Manager at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by HiltonResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate you taking the time to share your review, GrampaRick. Your comments let us know there are areas where we can improve to provide a better experience for our guests. Thank you for bringing these matters to our attention, and we hope you will...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hotel had been fully renovated. Our room had beautiful views of the water and was very comfortable. Breakfast buffet was fabulous and a great deal at $12. We enjoyed cocktails on the terrace in the evening watching the sunset. We will be back!More

Thank Lee F
Response from 00gc, General Manager at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by HiltonResponded 4 days ago

Lee, thank you for choosing Hotel Ballast for your stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Southern hospitality, and loved our landmark hotel located on the historic Downtown waterfront! Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow travelers, and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This Hotel had Newly Renovated Rooms that are very Roomy and the service and staff were very helpful. We only stayed one night but It was probably the best staycation Ive ever had and I do plan on doing it again.More

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Response from 00gc, General Manager at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by HiltonResponded 5 days ago

Steve, thank you for choosing to stay at Hotel Ballast and for sharing your amazing experience. We are delighted to know you loved the comfort of your spacious room and were impressed with the service provided by our courteous associates. We appreciate you sharing your...More

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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
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Airport Transportation
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Concierge
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US$185 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 Business Hotel in Wilmington
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$185 - US$323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#17 Business Hotel in Wilmington
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Sean L
3 April 2018|
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Response from Djrrossi | Reviewed this property |
I have had them in the room at times. Just ask in advance.
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Rich B
23 December 2017|
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Response from Kristin A | Reviewed this property |
No, it does not. Honestly the perks of being a Hilton member don’t seem that great!
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Susie2595
1 September 2017|
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Response from WilmingtonHiltonGM | Property representative |
The pool is not heated, it will be closed for renovations from Dec to Feb.
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"Definitely go for a higher floor with a river view."
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