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Darlings By The Sea

0.4 mi from city centre, Kure Beach Show on map

Darlings By The Sea is located in Kure Beach and features complimentary Wi-Fi. This comfortable 3-star inn is just a 10-minute drive from Carolina Beach.

Port City Guest House
9.4 Excellent

3.1 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

ExcellentBased on 7 reviews
9.4

Port City Guest House is located in Wilmington and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

Beacon House Inn Bed & Breakfast

0.6 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

This unique 2.5-star bed & breakfast provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Carolina Beach. It also offers massage services, a concierge and a swimming pool.

Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront
8.2 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 436 reviews
8.2

Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carolina Beach. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington Landfall
8.5 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

ExcellentBased on 50 reviews
8.5

Situated in Wilmington, this 3-star property is charming and cosy. It also offers an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a beauty centre.

Red Carpet Inn Wilmington
5.9 Okay

2.2 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

OkayBased on 385 reviews
5.9

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a safe and laundry facilities.

Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
5.6 Okay

2.3 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

OkayBased on 251 reviews
5.6

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour business centre, a safe and a 24-hour reception.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
9.1 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 442 reviews
9.1

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides a comfortable setting while in Carolina Beach. It also features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour reception.

Budgetel Inn Wilmington
5.5 Okay

2.4 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

OkayBased on 785 reviews
5.5

Budgetel Inn Wilmington is located in Wilmington and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

Riverview Suites
6.9 Good

4.0 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

GoodBased on 26 reviews
6.9

Riverview Suites at Water Street Center provides 3-star accommodation in Wilmington. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Tips for booking a Carolina Beach hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Carolina Beach:$180/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$38/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
$94 - $285
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$142 - $262
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Carolina Beach hotels

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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
9.1 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides a comfortable setting while in Carolina Beach. It also features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour reception.

2
Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington Landfall
8.5 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, this 3-star property is charming and cosy. It also offers an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a beauty centre.

3
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront
8.2 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carolina Beach. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

4
Riverview Suites
6.9 Good

4.0 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Riverview Suites at Water Street Center provides 3-star accommodation in Wilmington. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

5
Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
5.6 Okay

2.3 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour business centre, a safe and a 24-hour reception.

6
Red Carpet Inn Wilmington
5.9 Okay

2.2 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a safe and laundry facilities.

7
Budgetel Inn Wilmington
5.5 Okay

2.4 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Budgetel Inn Wilmington is located in Wilmington and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

Cheapest hotels in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

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Super 8 by Wyndham Wilmington
5.6 Okay

2.3 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour business centre, a safe and a 24-hour reception.

$64
Avg. per night
Red Carpet Inn Wilmington
5.9 Okay

2.2 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, the motel is an easy drive from University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Battleship North Carolina. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a safe and laundry facilities.

$67
Avg. per night
Budgetel Inn Wilmington
5.5 Okay

2.4 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Budgetel Inn Wilmington is located in Wilmington and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

$74
Avg. per night
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront
8.2 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carolina Beach. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

$106
Avg. per night
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
9.1 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Carolina Beach Show on map

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront provides a comfortable setting while in Carolina Beach. It also features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour reception.

$110
Avg. per night
Riverview Suites
6.9 Good

4.0 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Riverview Suites at Water Street Center provides 3-star accommodation in Wilmington. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

$131
Avg. per night
Residence Inn by Marriott Wilmington Landfall
8.5 Excellent

3.7 mi from city centre, Wilmington Show on map

Situated in Wilmington, this 3-star property is charming and cosy. It also offers an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a beauty centre.

$146
Avg. per night
Darlings By The Sea

0.4 mi from city centre, Kure Beach Show on map

Darlings By The Sea is located in Kure Beach and features complimentary Wi-Fi. This comfortable 3-star inn is just a 10-minute drive from Carolina Beach.

$157
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Carolina Beach

2 stars and under

$64 - $164

#1 Most popular

$67
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$74
Avg. per night
3 stars

$106 - $180

#1 Most popular

$131
Avg. per night

#2 Most popular

$180
Avg. per night
$106
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Carolina Beach

About Carolina Beach

Wedged between the Atlantic Ocean and Cape Fear River, Carolina Beach is a picturesque seaside town. It’s a popular destination for fishing, hiking and relaxing on the beach and is home to one of the most impressive aquariums in the United States.

Things to do

Stroll amidst the shops and restaurants that line Carolina Beach Boardwalk, one of the last remaining beach boardwalks on the East Coast. Experience the rides at the seaside amusement park, try your luck on the arcade games and soak up the ocean views from the top of the Ferris wheel.

Spend a day exploring the Carolina Beach State Park, which fronts the Cape Fear River and man-made waterway of Snow’s Cut. Stop in at the visitor’s centre to learn about the local ecology, cast a fishing line and follow the Flytrap Trail, named for the carnivorous plants lining its route.

Travel south to visit the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, which highlights the marine and freshwater species inhabiting the Cape Fear region. Get up close to American alligators, box turtles and horseshoe crabs, as well as sharks, stingrays and moray eels in the massive Cape Fear Shoals aquarium.

Delve into the region’s Civil War history at the Fort Fisher State Historic Site where one of the war’s most decisive battles took place in 1865. Explore the on-site museum where Union and Confederate soldiers’ uniforms and weaponry are on display, then tour the reconstructed fort that includes an impressive seacoast cannon.

Getting around

Carolina Beach is around 30 minutes’ drive south of Wilmington International Airport and just under four hours’ drive from Charlotte. Bicycles and pedal-powered vehicles are available for rent and the town is easy to explore on foot.

Carolina Beach travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Carolina Beach?

    Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront, rated with a score of 8.2 from 436 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Carolina Beach. Other top stays include Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront, with an average rating of 9.1 from 442 reviewers, and Oceaneer Motel, with a score of 7.8 from 209 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Carolina Beach Boardwalk?

    A good hotel close to Carolina Beach Boardwalk is Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront (rated 8.2/10 from 436 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Carolina Beach near Carolina Beach?

    Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront is the most recommended hotel near Carolina Beach on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.2 over 436 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Carolina Beach State Park?

    18 HotelsCombined reviews of Pet Friendly 2 bd 2 bath house score it 9.8/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Carolina Beach State Park.

  • How much do hotels in Carolina Beach cost?

    $284/night is the average price of a hotel in Carolina Beach, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Carolina Beach?

    Over the last 3 days, Carolina Beach hotels have been found for as cheap as $46/night in searches by HotelsCombined users.

  • How much is a hotel in Carolina Beach tonight?

    Over the last 3 days, the starting price of a hotel in Carolina Beach tonight has been as low as $89 and the average price has been as much as $325.