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Carolina Beach hotels and places to stay

Dry Dock Vacation Club
2 out of 5
300 S. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
The price is £73 per night
0.28 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (384 reviews)

"We have stayed at Dry Dock for five years, always a pleasant experience."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2020

Dry Dock Vacation Club
SeaWitch Motel
2.5 out of 5
224 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £140 per night
0.11 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (305 reviews)

"Very clean room! Would highly recommend if you want somewhere to stay for a few nights at a reasonable price!"…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2020

SeaWitch Motel
Drifters Reef Hotel
2 out of 5
701 North Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £126 per night
0.38 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (119 reviews)

"A lot of parking space and super easy check in and check out."…"

Reviewed on 18 May 2020

Drifters Reef Hotel
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach
2 out of 5
907 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £155 per night
0.51 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (900 reviews)

"The rooms were modern, clean, and very comfortable. The various staff members I interacted with were super helpful, pleasant, and efficient. It's walking distance from shops and restaurants and just a few blocks from the ocean. The breakfast was decent--not many savory options, though. And we could ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach
Carolina Beach Inn
2 out of 5
205 Harper Ave, Carolina Beach, NC
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0.1 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (215 reviews)

"The girlfriend love it. She said cute and homie. Perfect little getaway by the beach"…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Carolina Beach Inn
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach
3 out of 5
100 Charlotte Ave, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £197 per night
0.14 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (923 reviews)

"The hotel has great location. I didnt like not having microwave in room. Also our air conditioner just didnt keep room cool enough."…"

Reviewed on 21 May 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach
JDs Place
3 out of 5
703 Elton Ave, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £353 per night
0.95 mi from city centre
JDs Place
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
2.5 out of 5
1 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £191 per night
0.01 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (502 reviews)

"Although due to Government regulations the pool and gym were closed the property was amazing. Customer service was 5 Star. Location steps to the beach."…"

Reviewed on 19 May 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront
Beach House Inn and Suites
3 out of 5
412 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC
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0.33 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Planned a two night trip last weekend. Front desk staff was sweet and the owner was wonderful. Had a great room on the ocean front. Nice, clean rooms and walk to the beach was nice. Will definitely stay here again. Excellent experience."…"

Reviewed on 17 May 2020

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Visiting Carolina Beach

Travellers to Carolina Beach give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city's aquarium, seafood restaurants and live music. Top sights in the city include Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach.

  • You'll find 383 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Wilmington
  • The closest major airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Carolina Beach

Notable city landmarks like Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach Fishing Pier might be worth a visit. The beaches and sunrises highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach State Park and Freeman Park. Additionally, in the area you'll find Wrightsville Beach and Mayfaire Town Center.

In Kure Beach, there are 284 accommodation choices and hotels so you can easily plan your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and proximity to shopping at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Dry Dock Vacation Club - With a stay at this 2-star motel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.

A popular place to see outside the city is Wilmington Convention Center, located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the centre of the city.

Dressing for Carolina Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 22°C and the night-time average to be 1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 32°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September averages 33°C during the day and 16°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 28°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • About 1420 millimetres of rain falls on Carolina Beach each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 32°C, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Carolina Beach?
Carolina Beach Inn is a favourite with Expedia customers. This property is a short 4-minute walk from Carolina Beach, and it offers free parking and pillowtop beds. Traveller reviews also recommend SeaWitch Motel and Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Carolina Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Carolina Beach.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Carolina Beach?
Based on reviews, Dry Dock Vacation Club is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach and Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Carolina Beach?
Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features private balconies and cable TV.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Carolina Beach?
Carolina Beach Inn is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with free WiFi and free parking. Dry Dock Vacation Club is another good choice to stay near the beach. Head to Carolina Beach or Freeman Park for some quality time by the water.
How is it staying in Carolina Beach?
Travellers to Carolina Beach give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s aquarium, seafood restaurants and live music. Top sights in the city include Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach. In Carolina Beach, there are 439 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Carolina Beach?
Notable city landmarks such as Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach Fishing Pier might be worth a visit. The beaches and sunrises highlight the city’s natural beauty with places to visit including Carolina Beach, Carolina Beach State Park and Freeman Park. Additionally, in the area you’ll find Wrightsville Beach and Mayfaire Town Center.
What's the seasonal weather like in Carolina Beach?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 26°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 10°C. Average annual rainfall for Carolina Beach is 1421 mm.

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