North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination has everything in store for the history-loving traveler, as well as three beautiful pristine beaches for the islander enthusiast. Voted for being one of America’s best riverfront destinations, you can cruise down the 1.8-mile stretch (2.8 kilometers) that is lined with boutiques, amazing restaurants, and a lively and exuberant nightlife. There are also a host of fun festivals that take place in the city every year. With so much to look out for and so many things to try, we assure you it’s completely normal if you start to feel the pinch in your pocket every time your money flies. Live a bit more sparingly and still have a good time with these top Airbnbs in Wilmington, NC.
Located in the heart of city lies an 1885 historic beauty that has been through a lot of renovations in order to be what it is today - one of the most charming vacation rentals in Wilmington, NC. A perfect mix between historic charm and modern comfort, choose between the two spacious bedrooms: the first bedroom holds a king bed, while the second a cosy double bed. Also included is a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, soaring ceilings throughout, a comfy front porch with seating, and heavy insulated windows to keep the noise from the traffic out.
1885 Downtown ApartmentWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsbeds were comfy and air conditioning was nice and coldvery comfortable beds and great amenitiesthe kitchen allowed us to save some on dining outamazing space with lots of roomkitchen has the basic gear necessary to fill in around the great restaurants in the areaclean and easy to accesseverything was immaculately clean and easy to findvery clean and perfect locationthe house was spotless and gorgeousnice and clean we loved the decor and the spacious apartment
Host:the host was easy to reachhost was responsive and friendlyerik was an amazing host and very helpful to any questions i hadwe loved that the home owner/manager was so quick in responsiveness for our random questionsour stay was great and the hosts were so helpful and accommodatingRead more reviewseasy walk to everything downtowngreat location within walking distance to downtown wilmingtongreat location and a really cute placeperfect location and 5 minute drive to the airportawesome location and very close to downtown activitiesMonthly discount: 58% off
While searching for Airbnbs in Wilmington, NC, don’t miss this charming downtown apartment. It has gone through major renovations where high ceilings, new electrical and steel appliances, cabinets, and air-conditioning have been recently installed. Still decked with its original layout and historic charm of solid bones and wooden floors, this lovely apartment has a king bed in the bedroom and a fold out couch for any additional guests. The kitchen is fully-stocked, though the many famous restaurants nearby may make you never want to dine-in ever. A shared outdoor patio out back is all ready for your use; a great retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Charming Downtown ApartmentWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed and couchthere is a big refrigerator and a cute coffee bar in the kitchenwell stocked kitchen super coffee bar and beer in the fridgethe bedroom was my favorite room (the king size bed and all the pillows were comfortable)the bed was super comfy with soft cotton sheets which i absolutely lovethe space was very clean and adorablethis place is extremely clean and comfortablethe house is beautiful and always very clean and homeynice house and very cleana very clean and updated home
Host:our host made us feel welcomedthe host made us feel welcomedhighly recommend this property and hostvery nice home and the hosts were very accommodating to our needsupdates done to the home are beautiful and the hosts could not have been nicerRead more reviewsthe location was greatcute spot close to riverfrontgreat location that is a short car ride away from downtownperfect location in historic wilmingtongreat place within walking distance of everything
One of the sweetest and smallest historic homes you will ever stumble upon, be greeted by the unique mix of cosy French shabby chic and eclectic industrial style decked in this quaint little apartment. Completely restored and decorated with unique, ornate two-blade ceiling fans, two diagonal (decorative) fireplaces, a modern European kitchen, a queen bed with luxurious bedding and a private screened deck, this historic cottage will make you never want to leave! Do note that the sofa in the living room opens up into an additional bed if needed.
Bright, Airy Historic Cottage - Walk Everywhere!
Address: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States (see map)
Price: from 136 USD
Number of Guests: 3
A 1,100 square ft. townhouse just 15 minutes away from all the major attractions in Wilmington, indulge in this cosy and clean two bedroom home. Consisting of two bedrooms, inclusive of a bathroom in each, you will love the natural rubber organic queen sized mattress with a wool and cotton topper in the first bedroom. Head over to the second bedroom and fall asleep instantly on the other queen mattress with a classic pillow-top with a memory foam topper; both bedrooms a calming haven for you to retire to after a long day. Be sure to help yourself to the fully-stocked kitchen to whip up a feast whenever you feel like it, or to the bathroom/beach towels provided by the host if needed.
Townhouse in Wilmington City Center
Address: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States (see map)
Price: from 129 USD
Number of Guests: 4
If you’re looking for rustic-themed beach houses in Wilmington, NC, this is the one for you. The property is bright, spacious and full of modern amenities needed for the most comfortable stay. Located centrally amongst all the major attractions such as the beach, university, and downtown just minutes away, The White Barn Apartment consists of a single bedroom with a full sized bed and a flat screen TV. Outfitted tastefully with a vintage and elegant touch; expect antique furnishes, crisp white interiors, and interesting photo frames that line the many walls. In addition to such a luxurious stay, guests will also have access to a private entrance with indoor stairs, a laundry room, and a beautiful private deck with views of the pecan and walnut trees.
The White Barn ApartmentWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe furniture was comfortable and impeccably decoratedcomfortable bed cool bluetooth sound system private balconybeautiful home the rustic turquoise bedroom barn door modern bathroom perfect open space concept kitchen and living areait’s a modern space with antique finishes and all of the little things you need to be comfortablecharming and warm with everything you need but groceries for a comfortable weeks stayplace was as advertised clean and stockedcharlie’s place was very clean and very uniqueit was clean and rustic yet modernvery private clean and comfortablegreat barn design and clean place
Host:charlie was a great hostcharlie is a great host with quick responses and nice extra touchescharlie is a great host super responsive makes check in and out very easybeautiful space and great host lots of nice touches to make our stay comfortablecharlie was extremely helpful and i can’t wait to book the white barn againRead more reviewsthe location is great not too far from downtown or wrightsville beachbeautiful and interesting place to stay and close to everythinggreat location and a very nice placeperfect location and space for a weekend trip to the coastreally unique spot in a great location and cool amenities
A great place for couples, solo adventurers and business travellers; Shubert Hall is a top floor duplex that is close to nightlife, restaurants for dining, public transport, and the beach. A bright and charming apartment decked with a queen bed in a lovely single bedroom, this charming home away from home also consists of an outdoor porch for you to enjoy your morning coffee. Whip up a home-cooked meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, or take a bubbling hot soak in the sparkling-clean bathtub. Whether you are feeling homesick or dead tired from all the exploring, be happy to know that you can always rely on this comforting home to make you feel better.
Shubert HallWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with all of the amenities and space you needyou can really spread out and be comfortablethe house was lovely with appreciated “extras” like coffee and tea and extremely clean and comfortablethe porch was nice to enjoy some coffee or breakfast in the morninga stocked refrigerator fresh flowers comfortable mattress quality sheets and towels and a great location in downtown wilmingtonit was very clean well stockedthe place was very clean and homeythe space was very clean and well equippedthe apartment was meticulously clean and very comfortablegreat clean place would highly recommend
Host:alex is a great hostalex was an awesome hostalex was an outstanding hostgreat host & place is very nicealex is very helpful and willing to help out with any questions and requestsRead more reviewsexcellent location to the riverwalkgreat location with the downtown area a short walk awaygreat location in the downtown areagreat location the apartment was walking distance to local restaurants and pubsclose to everything and with great character
A 600 square ft. garage apartment the charming Chestnut Heights neighbourhood of Wilmington, NC is where you will want to be for the perfect tropical getaway. Nestled amongst palm trees with easy access to the nearest beach; enjoy all the comforts of home with the fully-furnished living room, kitchen, dining area, built-in work station and single bedroom with a luxurious queen bed. Dine al fresco amidst nature in the multi-level back deck, or enjoy the serenity and tranquility in the private Zen Garden. Guests also have access to the adjoining Tiki Hut, where they can relax and share a refreshing libation with their hosts.
PalmTreeHouseWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved the garden the theme of the apartment and the amenitiesthe apartment is very clean and has all the amenities you’ll need for a lovely getawaythe space was very clean and well-decoratedit was very clean cool and comfythe property was well-decorated clean and comfortableoverall the space was very stylish and cleancomfortable and clean with everything you need and nice extras
Host:the hosts are very very friendly and made us feel welcomed upon arrivalthey're very gracious hosts and the place is lovelyhosts were extremely kind accommodating and sincerethe host tab and lisa were so friendly and welcominglisa and tab were the best host and have the sweetest animalsRead more reviewsthe location was fantastic close to the beaches and close to downtowngreat location - stylish retro - super quietgreat place located in a great citygood location and comfy beda lovely location for a stay-cation
A cosy and convenient spot great for couples, solo adventurers and solo travellers; Charm’s Place is a vacation rental offered exclusively to tourists only. The private bedroom is spacious and luxurious - decked from head to toe in a matching colour and theme - a sophisticated and elegant vibe for anyone willing to give it a stay. Bedroom aside, guests are also given access to the other parts of the charming apartment. Laze around the plush couches of the warm living room, or relax in the screened-in porch with an iced tea in tow. Feel free to try the gas grill out on deck if you are craving for some barbecue food - the beautiful willow tree is one that you can dine under.
Charm's PlaceWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe veranda is peaceful and the bed was super comfythe bed was very comfy & the screened in patio was invitingthe bed was super comfy toothis is a room and private bath in a house but it was a lovely staythe bathroom was comfortable and spaciousclean courteous and respectfulcharmaine’s home is clean inviting and comfortablecharmaine's place is very homely & very cleanthe place was cleanthe room and bathroom and house were really clean and comfortable
Host:she was a great hostshe has good neighbors friendly peoplecharmaine is a great hostcharmaine was a great hostvery hospitable and responsive hostRead more reviewsexcellent location and valuethe neighborhood was safe and quieti wish we had more time at the placeit was close to the beach and restaurants and value was greather home is located in a nice quiet subdivision with beautiful landscaping all around
With a private entrance and just a quick 15-minute drive to the beach or downtown, this is one of the better apartments in Wilmington, NC. This private and secluded two-bedroom rental offers the most comfortable stay. A fridge, microwave and coffeemaker are located in the main bedroom together with a spacious queen bed. Guests are only able to access the second bedroom by the first, where a similar queen bed lies. Do note that there isn’t a dining area, kitchen or living space in this intimate apartment - just two bedrooms. However, there is an outdoor area near the entrance of the apartment where several rocking chairs and an inviting swing sits. The front porch is all for guests to use and enjoy - so feel free to make use of it anytime you want.
Bamboo Bungalow * 1 BR Suite with Private EntranceWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewscozy suite perfect for a getaway the space had all the comforts and amenities of homewe really appreciated the thoughtful touches like snacks and bathroom suppliesvery comfortable place to rest your head in wilmingtonthe bed is super comfortable and she has thoughtful touches everywhere from specialty soaps to candlestiny zen and cozy with a very comfortable bed and pillowsconvenient clean and comfortableimmaculately clean great communication from gwenvery clean and cozy spacevery clean and well organizedsuper clean very cozy
Host:she was a prompt friendly and responsive hostgwen is a wonderful host and responds very quicklythanks for being such a great hostgwen was a great host very responsive and helpfulgwen is a fantastic host and extremely responsiveRead more reviewsvery good location in a beautiful neighborhoodgreat location not far from downtown wilmington or wrightsville beacha great location close to downtown and the beachso many thoughtful touches and a great location in a quiet neighborhoodthe neighborhood is beautiful and was a nice place to walk in the morning
If you are looking for convenient and aesthetically pleasing rentals in Wilmington, NC, this beautiful home is just 15 minutes away from Downtown and Wrightsville. This cute hand-painted room that follows the theme of The Jungle Book includes a desk, mirror, closet and a brand new bed fit for the keen solo adventurer. The lovely hosts would like to get to know you in the shared living space, or on the beautiful screened porch with a propane grill. All food is to be enjoyed in the kitchen or porch areas, but feel free to use the dining area if you are all about being formal and classy. Pet lovers will also be elated to find out that there is a cute little kitty roaming around the common spaces, he is very friendly and won’t enter your room if the door is closed.
Solo travelors love the Jungle RoomWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsthe space was large and the room was very comfortablecozy atmosphere with very clean room and bathroomthe room was clean as was the bathroomthe jungle room was clean and comfortablei found it to be very cleanthe bath room is very clean
Host:friendly host on siteshe is very friendly and understandshe was an excellent host and was very warmingannie is the best host she is very caring and accommodating a very experienced hostannie is a great host and she makes you feel welcome in her homeRead more reviewsit’s a great location not far from the airport and even closer to the beachnice neighborhood very convenient locationgreat place for a quick trip through wilmington arealoved the place location and hosta great place to stay in wilmington convenient location and friendly host
Relax in Wilmington with this comfortable estate, an Airbnb vacation rental that comes complete with a hot tub! Four guests will all be able to relax and make this true studio stay their own, for the complete duration of the vacation. Featuring three beds and a private bath, it’s an excuse for adventure that won’t be easy to turn down. On the premises, your amenities include the aforementioned hot tub, as well as wireless Internet access, a well-equipped kitchen space, cable television, living essentials, and free onsite parking! You’re close to both Wrightsville Beach and the Historic Downtown district, the immersive Wilmington experience you’re looking to make your own. Your friendly host can also answer any of your questions beforehand!
Wilmington's 'Great Escape' with Private Hot Tub!Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewstouches like an iron coffee mini fridge but also a nice yard and hot tub spacethe host would benefit by providing a few more amenities in the kitchen areacomfy bed loved having 2 fans in the roomthe bed is comfortable and the yard was perfect for my doggreat space clean and beautifuleverything was cleani used the hot tub everyday (it’s super clean and maintained)the place was clean and the place was very comfortablewas very quiet and clean
Host:lovely escape from reality host was great to communicate and work withthe hosts were so accommodating and helpful during our staynice hosts and easy communicationtim and carrie were great hosts who were quick at communicatingthey are very accommodating friendly and communicativeRead more reviewssuper cute and perfect locationthe location is perfectly between wrightsville beach and wilmingtonperfect location quick 10-15 minutes drive to the beach passing multiple plazas with everything you could needthis is a great place to stay near wilmingtonin case it helps anyone else decide this location feels very comfortable
Stay in the very heart of historic, downtown Wilmington, to afford yourself all of the sights and the sounds that the region itself has to offer you. You’ll be able to vacation with three other privileged guests, when you spread out amid this entire apartment stay. It’s an airbnb vacation rental that features a single bedroom and private bathroom, together with well-li interiors and a modern vibe. An elevator can take you directly to your floor, and the self-check-in process is both easy and painless. Onsite, a stocked kitchen will allow you the flexibility to make your meals on the premises, while wireless Internet access keeps you connected to the rest of the world. There’s also a workspace perfect for laptop work, if you need to get some quick work done while on the go in Wilmington! Nearby, check out Front Street and the center of the downtown area!
Luxury Historic Downtown Wilmington Front StreetWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsvery clean living spaceclean and comfortableit was very clean and comfortableplace was very clean and niceapartment was clean and comfortable
Host:great hosts with quick responses and thorough directionsmadison and jared were great hostsjared was an amazing host when our original honeymoon got cancelledjared is a great hostalways really quick responses and very friendlyRead more reviewsvery nice location in the middle of downtowngreat location in the heart of downtownideal location for enjoying downtown wilmingtonexcellent location within walking distance of many nice restaurantshuge windows and walking distance from riverwalk
Families and friends looking to get away from the busy city life can head on over to Wilmington, North Carolina to get a hold of some downtime. Consider booking Brandon’s house, promising guests comfort, convenience, and entertainment at its best. Guests of four can sleep on two queen bedrooms and a spacious bathroom with toiletries and shower essentials provided. The house has a 25 ft (7.6 m) ceiling with a loft that hosts a small game room and ping pong table for some bonding time with fellow company. There is also Wifi access and TV with Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime for those who are in for a solid staycation. A spacious kitchen decked with complete cookware and electric appliances await visitors who wish to have a potluck indoors for a memorable Wilmington trip way from home.
2 Bedroom 25ft Ceilings With Loft & Extra Parking!Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat location great amenities comfortable beds perfect for our 2 families for the weekendthere is a full kitchen incorporated into the open living space making socializing and cooking easily accomplished simultaneouslyeverything was clean and comfortablevery clean and exactly as describedso clean and extremely well stockedthe house was very clean and comfortablethe place was super clean and well organized
Host:the host was responsive and helpfulbrandon is an awesome hosthost was easy to communicate with and responsivebrandon was very helpful with questions i hadhomeowner was quick with responses to our questions and most helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location at a low pricegreat location in the wilmington areagreat place in a great locationthe location was great and neighborhood was easily accessible and quietgreat place good location easy to use
Live it large in a small town like Wilmington, North Carolina and stay at a local’s new unit at the White Barn Compound. Charlie’s lovely space called the Carriage House promises superb comfort and stylish interiors for guests to enjoy 100%. The second-floor unit is decked out with great tile work, comfy furniture, and impeccable design. Guests will be passing out on a comfy high-quality queen-sized bedroom with vintage lamps and a ceiling fan, and a functional bathroom with toiletries intact. The kitchen has ample wooden counter space for basic meal prep and light cooking. There is Wifi access throughout the apartment, two TVs and a washer and dryer room for those planning to do laundry and stay long term. Guests can sleep comfortably in air-conditioned rooms with heating for when it gets cold. Stay in this beautiful and newly renovated house in the town previously known as Seagate.
Carriage House at the White Barn CompoundWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewshouse had a/c which was awesomea very comfortable place with everything you needcharlie's carriage house was clean and beautifulamazingly clean and exactly as describedi loved the cleanliness of charlie's spacesuch a stylish and clean spacecharlie’s spaces are creative clean and comfortable
Host:charlie was kind polite and professionalhe was so responsive and easy to communicate withcharlie was very responsive and helpfulcharlie and chuck made us feel right at home very friendly and helpfulawesome place charlie was super helpful and even though our stay was short we still thoroughly enjoyed itRead more reviewslocation is great middle of everythingcool place close to wrightsville beach brewerygreat location to the beach and downtowngreat place centrally located between wrightsville beach and downtown wilmingtoncute cozy and fun perfect location too
This fully furnished guesthouse is perfect for couples or small families. With a king bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room, everyone in your group will sleep soundly. There are plenty of windows to let in the natural light during the day, and you can put your feet up and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee or tea on the comfy, quilted couch on the screened porch. Guests are also welcome to access the shared backyard and relax on the rocking chairs or stroll around the summer garden. You can stay in or take advantage of the property’s proximity to the beach - either way, there’s plenty to love about this house.
Quiet Carriage House is Open. Please Enjoy Safely.Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewsour place was very welcoming and the different amenities like the coffee and breakfast items were much appreciatedthe room was bright and we enjoyed on the deck each morningit had a comfortable bohemian feel with plenty of amenitiesthe space is so cozy and definitely gave us lots of ideas for our future homecomfortable bed and apple tvvery clean and stylisheverything was exceptionally clean and comfortableplace is beautiful very clean and very comfortableclean towels daily and the bed was so softthe apartment was cozy clean well appointed
Host:she proved to always be extremely responsive and kindlisa was a wonderful hostlisa was a great hostlisa is an amazing host and so thoughtfulwonderful place to stay amazing host and the croissants she made were amazingRead more reviewssuper cute with wonderful plants great locationthe location was great only a few minutes from downtownsuch a cute place will definitely come backit was in a perfect location near downtown and close to the beachi hope to come back to this cute wonderful place soon
The water is calling!
It sure is hard to resist the natural beauty, culture and history that embodies this coastal city. An ideal place to let loose and just have fun, go with the flow and heed the water’s call - this effervescent city is one that should never be missed! Be sure to book one of these Airbnbs in Wilmington, NC for your visit.
Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Wilmington, NC
1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Wilmington?
For those who never want to leave their beloved pets at home, check out this charming bungalow for two or this luxurious guest suite. Just be sure to inform the hosts ahead of time if you’re bringing your pets with you.
2. Which Airbnbs in Wilmington are good for families?
This aesthetic apartment is great for a family of four and just a short walk to the beach, while this two-bedroom house promises entertainment indoors with a game room and access to Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime.
3. Which are the best Airbnbs with a pool in Wilmington?
Guests who opt to stay in this private room will have access to amenities such as the huge outdoor swimming pool that comes with a diving board.
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