Top 10 Long-Term Rentals In Wilmington, North Carolina - Updated 2022


If you’re thinking of visiting Wilmington, a week or two probably won’t be enough to explore the attractions in the city. Voted as America’s Best Riverfront, this city boasts a rich history and beautiful beaches. Here, you can find horse-drawn carriages on cobbled streets and Victorian architecture. You can also visit other amazing attractions such as Battleship North Carolina and North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher to discover the city’s past and rich marine life. After exploring several attractions, you can relax by heading to the nearby beaches such as Kure Beach and Carolina Beach. Read on for the top long-term rentals in Wilmington, North Carolina, for a hassle-free stay.

1. Lovely cottage in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 175)

If you are considering a long-term stay in the city, check out this beautiful home for four. Located near downtown Wilmington, this place is the perfect base for exploring the city. Wrightsville Beach is situated a few miles away, allowing guests to access the beach with ease. The fully fitted cottage offers complimentary essentials such as shampoo, shower gel, and dishwashing detergent. Other amenities include a well-equipped kitchen, a dedicated workspace, WiFi, cable TV, and free parking.

Cozy Cottage: Quiet Neighborhood
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is small (as described) but the space is intelligently used
the cozy cottage was the perfect weekend getaway spot
kathy and jeff’s place is a perfect cozy cottage in a quiet neighborhood
the curtains in both rooms were great at blocking light and noise - perfect for afternoon naps
such a cozy quiet perfect little cottage for my 2 girlfriends and i for our girls weekend
super clean and comfortable
everything was clean and working
it is clean & well kept
sparkling clean and the quiet neighborhood was nice
everything was clean and there were even supplies we could use to clean up after ourselves
the owners are wonderful
the hosts were very nice and accommodating
the notebook with recommendations and directions was helpful
they are extremely helpful and quick to respond to questions and needs
kathy and jeff were great hosts
super place and good central location
cute place in a charming wilmington neighborhood
the location was perfect for me
access to the downtown and travel to the various beaches was easy from their location
it was the perfect location for all things in the area
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Monthly discount: 20% off

2. Tastefully furnished studio in downtown Wilmington (from USD 134)

If you’re looking for a great space for long-term rentals, this wonderful studio unit for two might be for you. It is located in downtown Wilmington, allowing for easy access to the city’s beautiful attractions. It has an airy living space fitted with a modern couch and cable TV, a fully fitted kitchen complete with stainless-steel appliances, and a granite countertop for easy meal preparation. The queen bed can ensure you a good night’s rest. There is free parking on the premises, so you need not worry about your car.

Artsy Studio - Walk Everywhere! Historic Downtown
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
299 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy
just the right size with a super stylish space and comfy bed
very clean place with lots of charm
super clean and well stocked
great space clean and comfortable
very clean and the bed was so comfortable
quiet clean and private
hosts communications and local recommendations were great
jeff is a great host
he was very responsive when we had questions
everything from the comfort hospitality host and parking were perfect
the host gave great foodie tips check-in was a breeze
great location walking distance from historic downtown wilmington
great location and great decor
great location and wonderful sleep
perfect location right in the middle of historic downtown
excellent location to downtown activities
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Monthly discount: 40% off

3. Quaint one-bedroom suite with a private pond (from USD 65)

Situated in Porters Neck, this quaint one-bedroom guest suite has ample space for two guests, perfect for couples. You can relax in the spacious living area, prepare meals in the lovely kitchen with a two-burner electric stove, and rest on the large queen bed in the airy bedroom after a long and tiring day. The rental features a beautiful pond where you can enjoy your morning coffee while you marvel at the views.

Pied a Terre, 3rmSuite Wilmington
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
344 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the extra fan and ac unit was helpful whenever it got warm
the accommodations were very comfortable and complete with all the amenities needed and more
the cottage was super cozy and we had everything we needed
kitchen was stocked with snacks beverages coffee and homemade biscotti which was delicious
the bed was super comfortable
get space was clean and comfy
as well as a clean cozy place to stay
the place was uniquely decorated and fairly clean
everything was as expected- very clean and safe
the space was super clean
love the host so sweet
the hosts were very pleasant and welcoming
great experience and great hosts
hosts were so lovely and responded quickly
sue was an outstanding host
good location definitely reccomend
the location is great - close to shopping restaurants beaches and downtown wilmington
great location a short drive from downtown but still with plenty of restaurants and bars in surrounding area
great location for events on figure 8 island
this was close by and perfect for that
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Monthly discount: 45% off

4. Three-bedroom cottage for six (from USD 240)

This newly remodeled, three-bedroom cottage is perfect for long-term stays. It can easily accommodate up to six guests, making it perfect for a small family. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the front and back porches, where you can enjoy your morning coffee. It has a fully equipped kitchen, allowing guests to enjoy gourmet meals. The home offers free WiFi access, so you can stay connected throughout your stay. A washer and dryer unit is also available, so you need not worry about your dirty clothes.

Wilmington Charming Home Downtown Historical Area
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
27 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very clean and stylish house
the house was very clean
it is an easy walk to anything downtown
beautiful home located very close to down town - easily walkable
it is great walking through such an amazing neighborhood with beautiful homes and gardens
you will not regret booking at stay at this location if you like eating out - don’t miss the following
interesting fun and historic walk to downtown didn't really even use our car
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Monthly discount: 10% off

5. Stylish condo with free parking (from USD 125)

This charming condo is located in a historic building. The rental has one spacious bedroom that can easily sleep up to two guests. It has a well-equipped kitchen, allowing guests to prepare delicious meals. You can hang out in the courtyard while you enjoy your morning coffee. A cable TV and WiFi are also available for your convenience. You can take advantage of the laundry facilities if you are planning to stay longer.

Stylish suite in the BEST location! (5)
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
38 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean comfortable and easy access
amazing place great host definitely recommend
david truly is a "super" host
great area great host i would rent again for sure
he was super responsive informative and helpful
such a a great location for downtown
nice place in downtown wilm walking distance from everything
a great place to stay close to all downtown restaurants and shopping
comfortable and nice studio in perfect downtown location
great little place right in the thick of downtown
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Monthly discount: 48% off

6. Welcoming unit with a modern kitchen (from USD 106)

You can enjoy your stay in this spacious one-bedroom unit that can easily accommodate up to four people. There is a kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker, so you can make homemade meals when you do not feel like going out. The cozy bedroom boasts a large king bed and a sofa bed to ensure a restful sleep. The back deck is perfect for relaxing after a long day. The unit is just 15 minutes away from the beach and is near downtown Wilmington. If you are planning to stay longer, you can inform the host.

Casa Cozy
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
145 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is spacious and the coffee was super appreciated
the space is a charm it really holds up to “casa cozy”
the kitchen was fully stocked which was so helpful
place was clean and very accommodating
samuels place is great large and spacious super clean and super easy communication
very clean and cozy and great small touches like snacks and toiletries
the place is clean comfortable and affordable
everything was very clean and it was easy to get in and out with the lock system
host responded promptly when contacted and was very helpful
great host and great space
the hosts were really responsive and provided some snacks and water
gracious hosts who responded quickly to inquiries
the owners are very responsive to messages
a nice place near everything
wonderful spot close to everything
the location was perfect located in a small safe well kept neighborhood but still close to everything
great place and location about a 10 minute drive to the beach
it was a great location central to most things
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Monthly discount: 20% off

7. Three-bedroom cottage for seven

Located in the Cargo District, a short distance from downtown Wilmington, this beautifully designed cottage has three cozy bedrooms that can easily sleep up to seven guests. If you are planning to stay for at least a month, this rental might be perfect for you. It features WiFi, a full kitchen, and free parking for convenience. The bedrooms are fitted with soft queen beds to ensure a restful sleep. You can easily access shops, coffee shops, a distillery, and a beer garden.

{The Cottage} in the Cargo District!
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
45 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home has an open-concept kitchen/living/dining area that opens up to a beautifully designed outdoor deck space
the interior of the house provides multiple group gathering places which are incredibly comfortable
the extra conveniences like additional towels coffee creamer and laundry detergent were appreciated
super cozy but plenty of room to spread out
the place was clean and nicely decorated
meticulously maintained and very clean
the house is very clean and extremely cute
it is gorgeous and very clean
it was very clean and the location was convenient to everything that we needed
this location and home was very nice and beautifully decorated check-in was very easy and brad was very helpful
even a great location for girls trip
it is in a perfect location for access to downtown restaurants
the location provides easy access to local shopping downtown wilmington and wrightsville beach
location was great as well with an easy drive to downtown wilmington and the beach
you are so close to wrightsville beach and great shopping and dining areas with this home
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8. Cozy condo with water views

This beautiful condo is located in a spectacular location, with beautiful river views from the balcony. Ideal for two guests looking to enjoy a long-term stay, this wonderful rental features one bedroom with a cozy king bed. It has a TV in the airy living room for entertainment. There is a full kitchen where you can easily prepare delicious meals. The place also has WiFi for guests who need to catch up on some work or want to update their socials.

Water St condo overlooking Cape Fear River
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
47 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
clean quiet and great location
clean and comfortable is an understatement was perfect
the condo was sparkling clean and right next to delicious restaurants on the river
beautiful condo clean comfortable bed and great view
karl and alice were great hosts with a beautiful place
location was excellent right on the river
what an awesome location you can walk anywhere downtown from here it’s great
great location - perfect for a getaway weekend
great place even better location right on the boardwalk in historic downtown wilmington
loved being able to be within walking distance of downtown wilmington
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9. Newly remodeled apartment with a full kitchen

This newly renovated two-bedroom unit within walking distance of downtown Wilmington is perfect for up to four guests looking to stay in the city for at least a month. Built in 1885, this historic unit boasts colorful furniture that can please the eyes. It follows an open-plan model, with a chimney built right in the middle of the kitchen. The rental features a spacious living area with comfortable couches, so you and your family can enjoy a lovely afternoon watching TV. Each bedroom is equipped with cozy beds and fresh linens, ensuring a good night’s rest. There are two modern bathrooms with essentials for convenience.

1885 Downtown Apartment
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
169 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfy and air conditioning was nice and cold
very comfortable beds and great amenities
the kitchen allowed us to save some on dining out
amazing space with lots of room
kitchen has the basic gear necessary to fill in around the great restaurants in the area
clean and easy to access
everything was immaculately clean and easy to find
very clean and perfect location
the house was spotless and gorgeous
nice and clean we loved the decor and the spacious apartment
the host was easy to reach
host was responsive and friendly
erik was an amazing host and very helpful to any questions i had
we loved that the home owner/manager was so quick in responsiveness for our random questions
our stay was great and the hosts were so helpful and accommodating
easy walk to everything downtown
great location within walking distance to downtown wilmington
great location and a really cute place
perfect location and 5 minute drive to the airport
awesome location and very close to downtown activities
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10. Luxurious loft with WiFi

If you are planning to stay in the city for a month, you might want to consider this luxurious loft. It is a spacious loft that can comfortably accommodate up to six. It has two elegantly fitted bedrooms with cozy beds to ensure a restful sleep. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom that boasts a luxurious sauna. The open floor plan can offer plenty of space to move around freely. There is a full kitchen with appliances such as a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and coffee maker for easy meal preparation.

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ THE LOFT - With Sauna!!! On Front Street
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
114 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
honestly the air conditioner was louder than any noise we experienced while there but still not bad overall
the beds linens and bathrooms were definitely above and beyond
beautiful space plenty of space and comfortable the sauna in the master was a neat addition
super clean and comfortable
the place was just as advertised and very clean
apartment was very clean spacious and luxurious
best place to stay and super clean
this home was super clean and convenient to everything
aaron and lisa were amazing hosts and very responsive to any questions we had
aaron and lisa were great hosts
this place is great and the hosts are awesome
best host and place in town
the host’s were also very easy to communicate with and fast with their responses
perfect location for downtown wilmington
an amazing downtown loft that is close to everything
perfect location in the heart of downtown wilmington
wonderful location right on front street
amazing location and beautiful home
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Enjoy a cozy long-term stay in Wilmington

If you want to explore the wonderful city of Wilmington, a week or two might not be enough. For a comfortable stay, book any of the top long-term rentals in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Editor's note: The rates and discounts mentioned in this article are true at the time of writing. For updated information, please check with the accommodation's host before booking.

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