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Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 20 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...

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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.

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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...

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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 31 August 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...

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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 14 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...

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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.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

Buyer Beware! I will start by saying I was at fault for booking the wrong date. We showed up for our reservation a day before the actual booking and was told the hotel was booked for the night and that my reservation was actually for the next night. I explained we would not be in town that evening and could...

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

Hotel Riverwalk is a small upscale boutique hotel with superior reviews and we pride ourselves on providing guests a relaxing environment and great customer service. We run a professional business and this guest wants to imply that we do not possess integrity and do not do business like them. We think integrity involves truth and introspection, which sadly is missing...

Orange, CT
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at Hotel Riverwalk in downtown Wilmington. The hotel was wonderful just a short walk to the Riverwalk & great restaurants. Carla & Troy were very welcoming and made us feel comfortable. Each room is spacious, clean, and decorated uniquely. They took the time to make each room special. Great place to stay!

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

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hotel Riverwalk is a special place and we are happy you could experience it for yourself. Please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Middletown, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed at this charming inn for one night during a college visit tour for our daughter. We stayed in room 7 and found it to be lovely and very comfortable. The Inn is tastefully decorated and the beds were very comfortable. It is located in the perfect location on a beautiful street surrounded by nicely restored...

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

Thank you for staying at Hotel Riverwalk and writing the review. It means a great deal to us to make sure our guests experience what Hotel Riverwalk has to offer. One being a great location to the historic downtown. Please stay with us again when you travel to Wilmington NC.

Bayville, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed here for four nights and it was the perfect choice..Perfect location to Downtown...park your car and if you choose not to use your car you don't have to...You are in walking distance to restaurants, the riverfront, and shopping...Troy and Carla were wonderful...the hotel is beautiful and spotless...beautiful rooms.. Decorated with exquisite taste...also has a very good security system...

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

Thank you for staying at Hotel Riverwalk and for writing the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure meeting you both. Please visit us again in the near future!!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Everything about our visit exceeded our expectations. Our room was clean and well appointed. Loved the quiet, no kids policy. Location is perfect with adequate parking, for walking the downtown area. Troy and Carla were perfect hosts-friendly, helpful, but non-intrusive. Hotel Riverwalk will definitely be our downtown Wilmington place to stay.

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

Thank you for the review. We are pleased the stay was everything you hoped it would be. Please stay with us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: $174 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Riverwalk 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Clarendon Hotel Wilmington
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“All rooms are great; depends if you want king bed or two queens.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles F7262RMmattb, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are nicely appointed, beds are extremely comfortable and owner Troy is very helpful and accommodating”
 of 5 bubbles machome2, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles jmb4325, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing 2nd Street have light at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 2-from-nc, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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