A couple kissing on Wrightsville beach during their Wilmington NC wedding by JoLynn Photography

Where to stay in Wilmington | Wilmington NC Wedding

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide on the perfect place to stay for your Wilmington NC wedding. As a wedding photographer across North Carolina, I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 accommodations to share with your out-of-town guests and family while planning your coastal wedding.

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Places to Stay During a Wedding in Wilmington, NC

The Blockade Runner. If you are looking for a picturesque oceanfront beach resort for you and your guests, The Blockade Runner is the perfect place for your Wilmington NC wedding. You and your guests will enjoy harbor, ocean, and garden views, each floor is carefully decorated to reflect coastal property personality. The Blockade Runner can also double as a wedding venue if desired.

The Hive Wilmington. Located in the Brooklyn Arts District of downtown Wilmington is this boutique-style hotel. The amenities of The Hive Hotel are fantastic, and it’s around some of the best restaurants and breweries in the area.

Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. If you prefer to have all of your guests stay in the same hotel as your wedding, then I highly recommend Hotel Ballast. It’s right in the middle of downtown Wilmington, located right on the Cape Fear River, providing coastal views for your guests.

Luxury Lodging by Lara. If you are searching for lodging for smaller guest counts for your wedding, Luxury Lodging by Laura offers oceanfront vacation rentals for 12 to 48 people. Rentals are ideal for large family gatherings, intimate weddings, and retreats.  Located in Ocean Isle Beach and Carolina Beach, properties are furnished in coastal chic decor with desirable amenities like a private pool, luxurious bedding and mattresses, designer kitchens, private walkway to the beach, and offer all the bells and whistles you need for a fabulous beach getaway.

Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach Oceanfront. Relax and unwind with the sights and sounds that only an oceanfront hotel can provide at the beautiful Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront! Enjoy comfortable accommodations, spacious guest rooms, and a friendly staff ready to make your time in Carolina Beach memorable.

A couple kissing on Wrightsville beach during their Wilmington NC wedding by JoLynn Photography

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