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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 1 August 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.

Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a hotel for one night downtown, and the hotel we wanted was sold out. I was a little hesitant to stay at the Hotel Riverwalk since I usually prefer bigger hotels, but after reading the reviews, we decided to give it a shot. Great decision! The location is perfect and close to every...

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

Thanks for the review. Glad you found us! We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Riverwalk last night and the night before and we absolutely loved it. It has everything a major chain hotel has and more. Convenience to everything, comfort comparable to home, and customer service out the wazoo. Carla and Troy and Ruby and Lucky were super friendly and accommodating and helpful with suggestions of places to go and...

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

Thank you for the review. We are so pleased you have a wonderful time. Hotel Riverwalk is a special place to relax and enjoy everything Wilmington has to offer. So glad you experienced it while you were here. We look forward to your return visit.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My husband & I stayed here 3 weeks ago & was our first visit to Wilmington. From the minute we parked our car til the time we had to leave, we just loved our stay. Troy and Carla were so welcoming & friendly, the rooms wonderfully spacious, clean, & lovely, great grab n' go breakfast station. The hotel is very...

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

Thank you for the review. It is always a pleasure to hear that Hotel Riverwalk is the place for a perfect get-a-way. Please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Connecticut
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I loved staying here. Carla and Troy were so friendly and accommodating. The room was spacious, comfortable and clean. Perfect downtown location that is within walking distance of the best restaurants, shopping and riverfront. I'll definitely be back!

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

Thank you for the review. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience at Hotel Riverwalk. It is a great place to be, so come back to visit when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Reviewed 21 June 2016

I stayed here for two nights, and it was the perfect place to return to each night. Rooms are spacious and interior design is tastefully done. With only eight rooms and off of a side street, the hotel is as quiet and peaceful as can be. Just two blocks from the riverfront. Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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

Thank you for the review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hotel Riverwalk is a excellent place to relax after a long day. We are happy you were able to experience it. Please visit us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

Reviewed 25 May 2016

The visit and stay was nice. The female owner was very warm, welcoming, and accommodating. The rooms were large and the beds comfortable. I was very shocked to receive a bill afterward stating that I ruined one bath towel, two hand towels, and a wash cloth. When calling to inquire about the charge the male owner was very rude and...

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

Hotel Riverwalk has never had to charge a group for damages until the party associated with this reviewer stayed with us. Hotel Riverwalk is an upscale boutique hotel with pleasant and respectful guests who understand and appreciate the convenience and experience of staying here. Even this reviewer acknowledged the great facility and service we provide. When this group left, we...

Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 May 2016

•The service was great felt very welcomed •The rooms are big and comfortable very clean •The location was great you can walk to everything downtown. We parked the truck and never moved it till we left

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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. Glad to hear you did not have to move the truck. Park and walk the city, great day! Please stay with us again when you travel to Wilmington, NC.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $190 - $337 (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.”
 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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