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Hotels in Carolina Beach, NC

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Carolina Beach, NC, United States
May 31 — Jun 12
Carolina Beach, NC, United States
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Carolina Beach. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Carolina Beach:$161/night
Cheapest price found:$8/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$110 - $208
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$144 - $211
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Carolina Beach hotels

Browse through properties in Carolina Beach that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 1,407 properties in Carolina Beach and data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in Carolina Beach. Take a look at user reviews to learn why these properties were rated the best.
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1 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$314
Avg. per night
224 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$168
Avg. per night
1211 South Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
1.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$202
Avg. per night
205 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$220
Avg. per night
100 Charlotte Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.2 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$306
Avg. per night
701 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$195
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Discover affordable stays in Carolina Beach that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Carolina Beach can be found for as low as $166 per night. There is currently one property in Carolina Beach that can be booked for this price. Dry Dock Inn is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Carolina Beach. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024
These Carolina Beach properties charge the lowest price per night of those we've come across. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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300 South Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$166
Avg. per night
412 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
0.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$222
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Hotel prices in Carolina Beach

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Carolina Beach to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Carolina Beach at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in Carolina Beach. As an added layer, we've also marked the most popular and best value properties in each hotel class.
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1211 South Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
701 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
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100 Charlotte Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
300 South Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, United States

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Where to stay in Carolina Beach

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within Carolina Beach to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on May 24, 2024.
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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 in Carolina Beach

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

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.

Facts about staying in Carolina Beach

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Carolina Beach to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on May 24, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels on St. Joseph Street in Carolina Beach?

    St. Joseph Street in Carolina Beach has some of the best hotels to choose from in this magnificent city. Some of the best hotels where you can enjoy a variety of food are Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront, Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach Oceanfront, and Comfort Suites Southport. All of these fantastic hotels are located near Second Port Charters LLC. Each of these hotels in Carolina Beach are strategically located and provide great views, spacious parking areas, friendly staff, and excellent customer service. You can find also find cheap hotels in Carolina Beach that are affordable for families on St. Joseph Street.

  • Are there kid-friendly hotels in Carolina Beach?

    Several kid-friendly hotel options are available in Carolina Beach, offering spacious rooms, clean pools, various food options, and safety and security for the entire family. One of the best hotels to enjoy with your family is Courtyard by Marriott, which is in the heart of the city and offers a broad menu with options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. One unique attraction near this hotel is the Carolina Beach Boardwalk amusement park, where your family is sure to enjoy a day of fun. Another kid-friendly hotel is Baymont by Wyndham Wilmington, located near Wilmington International Airport. This hotel provides complimentary breakfast and has an outdoor pool and fitness center. Pets are also allowed at this hotel. One of the most popular attractions near this hotel is Battlefield Live Wilmington, a laser tag venue that provides fun for the whole family. The Windstar Hotel near Carolina Beach Boardwalk is another family-friendly choice, providing continental breakfast, private bathrooms, and flat-screen TVs in every room.

  • How do I find a peaceful and quiet hotel in Carolina Beach?

    If you’re looking for a peaceful vacation in Carolina Beach, we recommend booking a hotel in a nearby suburban area. There you’ll find beautiful surroundings and nearby attractions, so you can enjoy convenience and relaxation away from the city center, as these quiet areas near Carolina Beach are away from congestion, traffic, and noise. Ocean Creek Resort is a peaceful neighborhood hotel on the southern side of the city. This hotel features an estuary running through its grounds, in addition to friendly staff. This resort is also near both fixed and seasonal bus routes if you’re looking for public transportation. Another peaceful hotel is Surf Side Hotel, on the northern side of the city. This hotel has a front desk open 24/7, so you’ll experience excellent customer care. It also has a pool, spa tubs, and barbecue grills accessible for guests. You don’t have to worry about transportation needs because the intercity buses can take you where you need to go in Carolina Beach.

  • What neighborhoods in Carolina Beach have the best restaurants?

    Capeside Village is one of the most popular neighborhoods in north Carolina Beach. It has several restaurants, including fast food favorites and Tropical Smoothie Café, where you can enjoy a variety of unique smoothies; try the Island Green or the Peanut Paradise. Another neighborhood with great restaurants is Seagrove, located on the south end of Carolina Beach. This beautiful neighborhood has some of the best restaurants, including Seagrove Family Restaurant, known for its fried fish, and Westmoore Family Restaurant, which serves seafood dishes, including flounder, oysters, and fried popcorn shrimp. Fresh Cuts of Seagrove is another amazing restaurant that offers a wide menu of vegetables, chicken, and other light meals. Shipwatch, a neighborhood located in the northernmost area of Carolina Beach, also has several unique restaurants, such as Beauchaine’s 211 and The Breezeway Restaurant, which are both known for their delicious seafood.

  • What are the best hotels in Carolina Beach?

    Golden Sands Oceanfront Hotel, rated with a score of 8.5 from 1,655 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 8.8 from 737 reviewers, and The Windstar Hotel - Carolina Beach, with a score of 8.5 from 1,123 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Carolina Beach?

    A good hotel close to Carolina Beach is Golden Sands Oceanfront Hotel (rated 8.5/10 from 1,655 reviews).

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

    Golden Sands Oceanfront Hotel is the most recommended hotel near Carolina Beach Boardwalk on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.5 over 1,655 reviews).

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

    51 HotelsCombined reviews of Luxury Carolina Beach Home- New House- Sleeps 6 score it 9.7/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Carolina Beach State Park.

  • How much do hotels in Carolina Beach cost?

    $448/night is the average price of a hotel in Carolina Beach, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days. For 4-star hotels in Carolina Beach, the average price found is $652/night, and for 5-star hotels the average price is $687/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Carolina Beach?

    Over the last 3 days, Carolina Beach hotels have been found for as cheap as $124/night in searches by HotelsCombined users. Prices for this weekend in Carolina Beach start from $227 per night when checking in on May 31 and out on Jun 2.

  • How much is a hotel in Carolina Beach tonight?

    A hotel in Carolina Beach tonight has an average price of $366, but some deals have been found for as low as $198 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Carolina Beach are changing frequently.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Carolina Beach?

    If your travel plans to Carolina Beach are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach Boardwalk, or Carolina Beach State Park. Carolina Beach is the city you should stay in if you want to visit Carolina Beach. Staying in Carolina Beach is preferred if you want to visit Carolina Beach Boardwalk. To visit Carolina Beach State Park, it’s most convenient if you stay in Carolina Beach.

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