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Hotel Tarrymore
Ranked #7 of 18 Wilmington B&B and Inns
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Great place to stay Jeff the owner made sure we were happy with our stay and was very helpful in helping us find a great place to have dinner.He has done an amazing job fixing up this historic building.We stayed in one of the suites it was super clean and very quiet.The beds and pillows were very comfortable. The location was excellent everything was a short walk to downtown and waterfront. We could not find a room on the waterfront in the big name hotels but found the Tarrymore while driving around.It was a good find would stay there again next time we are in town.

Room Tip: Choose a suite if traveling with other couples lots of room.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

A true gem! Amazing customer service, great owner and great location. Walk to everything! No smoking on the grounds is very nice!
I stayed for business and it had all I needed. Wi-fi, desk, plenty of outlets. I will be back with the family!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank Brandon W
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Needed a quick getaway with family visiting from out of state. Everything was perfect - the room was clean, comfortable and spacious. It met all of our needs. The hotel is centrally located, too, so a romantic weekend away will definitely be scheduled in the future. Will return and can't recommend more - it was that good.

Room Tip: Topsail Island #9 or Lumina Station #10. Both were fantastic!
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 August 2013

Recent quick weekend getaway stay at this wonderful classic old southern hotel with all of the charm and hospitality a person could want. Located just two short blocks from the river front with its delightful shops and restaurants. The hotel staff is the most accommodating and gracious group that I have encountered in a long while. You can relax on the balcony in a rocking chair and watch the horse drawn carriages go by, relax on the patio or enjoy the comfort of your suite. You are located within easy walking distance of all of the charming attractions of the town of Wilmington.

Room Tip: Only 8 suites, each with its own charm.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

Conveniently located on a quiet street just one block off the main street (Front Street) of historic downtown Wilmington, this locally owned hotel is comfortable, clean, quiet, and roomy. We stayed two nights-once in a one bedroom with a pull-out couch; the second night in a suite with two double beds. The rooms are tastefully decorated and have complete kitchens. Muffins and coffee available downstairs in the morning. While we didn't dine there the attractive bar/restaurant looked ideal for events, etc. They still have room keys here instead of the swipe cards. While they don't have a parking lot, plenty of street parking is available and meters don't apply between 6pm - 9am. There's also a nearby lot for a nominal daily fee ($5 I think).

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Jo C
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

A good friend of mine told me to check out Hotel Tarrymore for my wedding weekend on August 3rd. After touring with the very nice girl at the front desk I was sold. This hotel has everything you are looking for during a long stay. I told my family and we were able to book almost the entire hotel from Thursday to Monday. We had all of the rooms surrounding the atrium, which made it the hang out place all weekend with it's spacious living room and kitchen area. The suites all have large living room spaces, bathrooms and bedrooms. The atrium was the perfect place to get ready with my 6 bridesmaids, mom and grandmother all while having our photographer, make up artist and hair stylist there and we still could've fit more in! I can't imagine getting ready anywhere else. My photographer took amazing photos and they have become some of the most talked about pictures in my wedding album. The make up artist commented on how great the lighting was for make up. We had several people come back to the hotel with us between the ceremony and reception and they all wish they could've stayed there. Since we were staying there for 5 days and 4 nights it was great having the full kitchens in each suite. We were able to go grocery shopping and truly feel like we were at home while staying at Hotel Tarrymore. If you are planning a wedding and are looking for a great place to get ready I strongly recommend that you book at Hotel Tarrymore and use the atrium. Also if you are just planning to come to Wilmington to do some sight seeing then Hotel Tarrymore has a great location, just a block from all the restaurants and shopping that you're looking for! The staff was amazing and were always very polite and helpful. Hotel Tarrymore is where you want/need to stay in downtown Wilmington.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stayed five nights in the Scotts Hill suite at the Hotel Tarrymore during our vacation. "Sweet", we said when we saw our accommodations. A king and queen bed, 2 baths, full kitchen and parlor in the middle of historic Wilmington. The rooms were furnished with impeccable taste. The mattresses are high end (Four Seasons quality). The kitchen has granite countertops and is fully equipped if you so choose.
The owner Jeff essentially built the hotel from scratch a few years ago and is justifiably proud of his creation. We used to stay at Four Seasons, Intercontinental and Fairmount properties until the cost of having a separate room for our teenage son became a non starter. After awhile those world class hotel types disappoint; there's hundreds of rooms with Sultans and more important guests than the family on vacation.The Hotel Tarrymore has eight suites I believe. The place has personality ,that Bed /Breakfast vibe without the inevitable wierdness.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Address: 102 S 2nd St, 102 S. Second Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-4495
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Wilmington
Price Range: £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Tarrymore is Wilmington's only boutique hotel complete with spacious one & two bedroom suites accommodating up to 28 guests, a full service restaurant and patio designed exclusively for private dining and a formal ballroom for entertaining up to 200 guests. Upon arrival, you will immediately become a resident of Old Wilmington right alongside those in the many gracious homes surrounded by azaleas and quiet streets lined with live oaks and oleander. We are located only a few steps from our thriving downtown shopping and dining district with many live entertainment venues. So, plan your weekend getaway, private party, and wedding events at Hotel Tarrymore where you can catch the sunrise over our city and see the sunset over the Cape Fear River. ... more   less 

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