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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, upscale linens and flat screen televisions. Rooms also provide guests with complimentary wireless internet, expanded cable package, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, iron with board, hairdryer and a writing desk. 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. 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 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Check out time is 11:00am. We are unable to accommodate children under age of 12. 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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
96Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
50Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews grab and go guest lounge front porch small hotel off street parking boutique hotel granola bars walking distance instant oatmeal location was perfect restaurants and shops thoroughly enjoyed our stay a wonderful stay rooms are spacious each morning other guests coffee maker
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

My friend and I stayed here for 2 nights. It's in walking distance to everything. Clean, modern, newly refurbished. Lots of choices of breakfast fare. Wi-Fi. Lots of comfy pillows. TV. Free Parking. A nice large porch overlooking historic area and a place in back...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The room was nice but there is a lot of noise in the area and the hallways have a very unpleasant smell. I didn't appreciate having to wait until 8:00 AM for a cup of coffee and the "grab and go " breakfast leaves a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank volusia60
Response from Carla R, Owner at Hotel RiverwalkResponded 11 September 2018

We apologize that you did not like your time at Hotel Riverwalk, however you should have said something when you were here. If you noticed a smell you should have let us know. Other guests, full house while you were here, did not say anything...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Not knowing what we'd find with this small hotel in downtown Wilmington, my wife booked this small hotel on a third-party website. We were immediately greeted by the owners when we arrived and they showed us our room. It was updated, spacious and quiet. Everything...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Dan P
Response from Carla R, Owner at Hotel RiverwalkResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you so much for your positive reviews about our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you return when in Wilmington.

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice and clean family run establishment in convenient downtown Wilmington location. Troy and Carla are a very nice couple who run a very nice and comfortable boutique hotel. Thanks for the hospitality!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank ltopper
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ended up spending two nights due to airline issues. The locations and accommodations are very good. If you are coming for the breakfast —- DONT! VERY BASIC! To me “continental” means something more than Costco cinnamon rolls and yogurt and protein...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank KathyMcTexas
Response from Carla R, Owner at Hotel RiverwalkResponded 20 June 2018

Even when we deal with guests who show up at noon, provide them an early check-in time, watch them waiting for the room while the hotel is being cleaned, who book a second night on a third party website, not understand that our housekeeper needs...More

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robert p
13 July 2016|
Response from Carla R | Property representative |
If you are looking to board your pet while staying at Hotel Riverwalk, we can recommend someone for you. However, a dog sitting service during the day would not work for you here as we do not accept pet guests although we... More
robert p
2 July 2016|
Response from Troy R | Property representative |
Hi Robert We are five minutes across the bridge by car and five minutes by foot if you take the water taxi from the Riverwalk. Hope you book a reservation with us soon. Battleship is a great attraction.
7 January 2016|
Response from Troy R | Property representative |
Breakfast at Hotel Riverwalk is Grab & Go with fruits, danish, granola, yogurt, oatmeal and such with juices, tea and coffee. Guests may take breakfast in the lobby, their rooms or out on the porches. Guests also have access... More
Room Tips
"Picking a room is very personal so I would call the hotel and talk to them about what each room has to offer."
19 May 2018
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"There are only 8 rooms in this cute little hotel - I don't think you can go wrong!"
30 Mar 2018
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"Our room #4 was beautiful,spacious and quiet. I suspect all are equally lovely in this small, new hotel."
21 Mar 2018
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"Book early and ask about your options!"
6 Nov 2017
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US$122 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Clarendon Inn
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