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"Fabulous hotel overlooking the river. Nice view of USS NC across the river. Great riverwalk. Hotel very close to Market Street, loads of restaurant ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 16 Jul 2018

Hotel Description

4-star Art Deco hotel near Wilmington Convention Center

City center stay

With a stay at this Wilmington Historic District hotel, you'll be steps from The Cotton Exchange and Cape Fear Community College. Wilmington Convention Center and Wilmington Railroad Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2018

This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 15 conference rooms, business center, and free airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 272 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters.

Room, 1 King Bed (Historic View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$142* Per night/room Dec 15 - Dec 16

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, River View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, City View (Mobility)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Accessible, City View (Mobility)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (Historic View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton ratings based on 37 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Everyone (9) Couples (4) Family (4)

About the Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Location 301 N Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401

Property Features

Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. There are 15 meeting rooms available. A terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton was completed in April 2018. This Art Deco Wilmington hotel is smoke free.

  • 272 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 20000 sq ft of conference space
  • Built in 1970
  • Coffee shop
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) (6.3 km / 3.9 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton offers 272 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Wilmington hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekends from 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Board & Barrel - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Ruths Chris Steak House - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Buffalo Bayou - This coffee shop serves light fare only. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled time 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 12.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 16 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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