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The Wilmingtonian
Ranked #20 of 44 Hotels in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 21 April 2004

Very nice place. This is NOT a true bed and breakfast, more like a complex of several buildings that are converted into a hotel complex.
There is no pool, and no restaurant on site. They do have a bar.
However, they have an arrangment with a private club directly across the street where you can dine ELEGANTLY (coat and tie in main room, casual in grill room) for $25 a head (excluding drinks). You can also just have a drink on the porch there. Commanding views. This restaurant is in a 1850 house, and it is worth the stay here just to be able to go to this restaurant, which you would not be able to do otherwise since it is a private club. The rooms at the hotel were very nice. Small (ours was a suite, but it was essentially a hotel room divided in half) with a galley kitchen. COMP BREAKFAST is delivered to your door. Once you get there, park the car. You can walk to EVERYTHING in downtown Wilmington. I will be back!

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Reviewed 5 April 2004

I recently stayed at the Wilmingtonian for a weekend. We had a great time! The room we stayed in was in the Cinema House. All the rooms in the Cinema House have a movie theme. For my taste, it borders on tacky, but it is refreshing to have decor other than the same old hotel furnishings. The room was clean and comfortable. Our room included a kitchen and washer and dryer. One of the best things about the Wilmingtonian is that is really is in the heart of everything to do in downtown Wilmington. We parked our car on Friday and didn't move it until we left on Sunday! There are cute places to eat and interesting shops just down the block. One fun thing about the Wilmingtonian is that they bring breakfast to your room in these cute little baskets.
The Wilmingtonian is a refreshing break from the corporate hotel blahs.

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Property: The Wilmingtonian
Address: 101 S 2nd St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4401
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Amenities:
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Wilmington
#18 Business Hotel in Wilmington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Wilmingtonian 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our hotel is located in historic, downtown Wilmington surrounded by beautifully restored 19th-century homes and tree-lined neighborhoods, the meticulously renovated Wilmingtonian Inn extends an invitation to unwind, relax, and absorb the romantic ambiance of Cape Fear Country. ... more   less 
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