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Hotel Riverwalk

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Greenville NC
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This old African-American Catholic School turned into a boutique style hotel is amazing. Located on 2nd St just a few blocks from everything in Downtown Wilmington. The rooms a very good size, clean and comfortable. They provide a small breakfast with coffee, juice, fruit, muffins and oatmeal. Troy the owner was very nice and always making sure everything was going...

Thank ssimonowich
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Riverwalk. As you noticed during your stay we try our best to make sure our guests have a relaxing time and want to come back for another visit. Glad to hear you will be back in the spring for another visit.

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed the weekend for a wedding. Owners , Carla and Troy are fabulous; hotel is impeccable. Hotel and Rooms are very clean and spacious with very comfortable beds. A nice variety of food is offered at the continental breakfast each morning. The property is in a great location: walking distance to Riverwalk and downtown Wilmington. Would highly recommend if you...

Thank MomoK57
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Hotel Riverwalk strives to ensure that each guests has a wonderful experience. It seems we accomplished that with your visit. Thanks you for staying with us and please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Vicksburg, Michigan
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I don't write reviews but felt compelled to after our recent stay. What a wonderful place to stay. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet (free parking wasn't bad either). But I think the best part was our conversations with Carla over coffee in the morning. The owners take great pride in their Hotel and it shows. I can't imagine...

Thank _wvand27986
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for being compelled to write the review. We greatly appreciate it. Hotel Riverwalk works extremely hard to give each guest a wonderful experience. We are pleased we accomplished that for you. Please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

North Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very friendly staff. Clean and comfortable rooms. Great location, only a couple blocks from the Riverwalk. On the edge of the quiet residential area, but easily walk-able to the Downtown night life. Breakfast is available every morning (pastries, fruit, and cereal)

Thank Sarah W
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and visit when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Reviewed 22 September 2016

What a great place to stay. Quiet, comfortable and walking distance for many things. Carla was very helpful with suggestions and directions for places to eat. Most comfortable rooms ANYWHERE. A great B&B feel. I was there on a business trip, but plan to use it for a good romantic getaway in the future. Fast internet for work and just...

Thank Matt B
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It is great to see that our guests are reaching out to potential guests to let them know that Hotel Riverwalk is a great place stay. It is everything you have stated and we are so pleased you let the readers know. Happy you will be returning to Hotel Riverwalk for your romantic getaway.

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this unique and accommodating inn. We loved the history of the building and it's location to the riverwalk, shopping, and historic districts in Wilmington. We had several conversations with the friendly owners, enjoyed our coffee on the porch swing, and slept comfortably in the well appointed rooms. You can expect us...

Thank wezleek
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. As you stated Hotel Riverwalk is a unique boutique Hotel right in the heart of things in Historic Downtown Wilmington. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come back and visit again.

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Hotel Riverwalk was great! Owner Troy was very friendly and accommodating, beds were oh so comfortable and hotel is in easy walking distance of the riverwalk, shops etc. The terrace overlooks the riverwalk and is a perfect place to have morning coffee or enjoy an evening.

Thank machome2
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Please come back and stay again at Hotel Riverwalk. We are glad you enjoyed your time and were able to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent from first checking in until checking out. Ambience, beds, linens, location, personal service are all a great part of this hotel. Would recommend to anyone wanting a comfortable, enjoyable stay. Owners were fantastic and rooms were great. Breakfast items are take and go items but very good quality. Ideal location to be in walking distance of uptown but far...

Thank jmb4325
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Please visit us again at Hotel Riverwalk. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of all the great amenities of the Hotel and Downtown Historic Wilmington.

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great location, very clean (and I'm picky!), large rooms, attentive and friendly owners - what more can I say?!? A couple of notes - breakfast is really just coffee and sweet rolls and rooms facing 2nd street (1-4) have a lot of light at night. It didn't bother us but if light at night bothers you request a different room...

Thank 2-from-nc
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are pleased you enjoyed Hotel Riverwalk. When you visit us again here are a few tips that may help. Each room has a blind that can be shut and room darkening drapes. If both are closed light is very minimal if at all. Breakfast did not thrill you, but we do offer the following...

Harrisonburg, Virginia
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely hotel! Wanting to support local businesses, I chose to stay at Hotel Riverwalk for a work trip and will definitely return for a personal trip! I cannot say enough about what a lovely place! The onsite owners were so accommodating, kind and have put so much work into this hotel. My bed was very comfortable with soft...

Thank meaghannz
Carla R, Owner at Hotel Riverwalk, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you truly were able to experience Hotel Riverwalk. It is a wonderful relaxing place, but close to everything. Please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riverwalk

Address: 117 S 2nd St, Now Open & Taking Reservations, Wilmington, NC 28401-4458 (Formerly Clarendon Inn)
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Wilmington
Price Range: $232 - $359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Riverwalk 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Clarendon Hotel Wilmington
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“All rooms are great; depends if you want king bed or two queens.”
MomoK57, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“quiet and cozy, but yet close to everything downtown. ceiling fan and quiet AC with the perfect level of white noise to put you to sleep”
F7262RMmattb, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are nicely appointed, beds are extremely comfortable and owner Troy is very helpful and accommodating”
machome2, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
jmb4325, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing 2nd Street have light at night.”
2-from-nc, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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