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Discover the perfect accommodations for your visit with us at FAST24 and maybe beyond! Explore a range of conveniently located hotels attached to the convention center, within walking distance, or unique and beautiful ways to stay in Wilmington. Additionally, if you’re seeking a coastal retreat, explore our curated selection of beachfront hotels along the stunning North Carolina coastline and don’t forget Airbnb and VRBO options as well! Experience comfort, convenience, and coastal charm at its best.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington, NC 28401
1 (855) 605-0319
Parking fees: Self-park – $22/night | Valet – $30/night
Welcome to Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront, an all-suite hotel along the Cape Fear Riverwalk. Attend FAST24 at the Wilmington Convention Center – directly connected to the hotel – and be steps from top restaurants, shops and activities in historic downtown Wilmington.
Best Western Plus Coastline Inn503 Nutt St, Wilmington, NC 28401
1 (800) 568-8520
Parking fees: Self-park – $13/night, limit 1 car per room.
At the Best Western Plus Coastline Inn you’re sure to find that little something extra. With our modern amenities and thoughtful design, the Best Western Plus Coastline Inn will stand out among other hotels in Wilmington,NC. As always, the Best Western Plus Coastline Inn will provide you with the superior customer service that you are used to at Best Western® Hotels & Resorts.
Aloft Wilmington at Coastline Center501 Nutt Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
1 (844) 631-0595
Parking fees: Self-park – $20/night | Valet – $25/night
Located on the Cape Fear River in historic downtown Wilmington, our modern loft-style guest rooms and tech-savvy amenities are within walking distance to restaurants, museums, historic tours, and nightlife.
Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton301 N Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3934
1 (877) 214-9174
Airport shuttle service available. 6am to 11pm daily.
Contact the front desk to make arrangements – (910) 763-5900
Parking fees: Self-park – $17/night | Valet – $25/night
Located on the Cape Fear River, our downtown NC hotel is minutes from water tours, shopping, dining and historic sights. Guests benefit from our free shuttle to and from Wilmington International Airport (ILM), just seven miles from the hotel.
Blockade Runner Beach Resort275 Waynick Blvd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
1 (855) 541-1783
Get directions to Wilmington Convention Center from this hotel
Parking fees: Self-park – $19/night for up to 2 cars. (1 self-park and 1 valet)
This historic resort with a trendy decor is situated in a unique island location. The Atlantic Ocean lies in front, and a deep water harbor behind. Manicured lawns, seaside gardens, wide beaches, private piers, a paddle cove, and contemporary rooms with thoughtful decor are all oceanfront or harborfront, some with balconies. All include flat screen TVs, free high speed internet, natural stone finishes and sweeping views. Suites with spa tubs and outdoor fireplaces are available. On-site instruction, tours and rentals include: kayak, sail, surf, fish, standup paddle board, outrigger canoe, award-winning kid’s programming, sunset cruises, and eco tours. There’s a landscaped pool area, 24-hr fitness center, and beach chairs & umbrellas. Diners have options indoors and out, with locally sourced produce, vegetarian, vegan and seafood-centric menu selections.
Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach1706 N. Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2646
1 (844) 987-0718
Airport shuttle service available
Get directions to Wilmington Convention Center from this hotel
HUGE VALUE FOR FAMILIES
Kids Stay and Eat Free
Kids ages 19 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room. Up to two kids ages 11 and under eat free any time of the day in any Holiday Inn® on-site restaurant.
*View Term & Conditions for Details.
Discover Lumina on Wrightsville Beach, a reimagined resort that draws on the storied history of a beloved beach pavilion. Designed in a bygone era to showcase the marvel of electricity, the original Lumina shone so brightly that sailors navigated their ships by it – and generations of beach-lovers navigated their social lives around it.
Navigating your way to the Wilmington Convention Center and around the beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina area is a breeze with our comprehensive travel guide! Plan ahead and arrive stress-free using the information in this guide. We hope you will also explore Wilmington! It is a beautiful, quaint, coastal city oozing with southern charm and so much to do and experience. Come for FAST24, stay for the vacation!
WILMINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT1740 Airport Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28405
Wilmington International Airport Website
Arrivals & Departures
Parking and Driver Info
Lost & Found: (910) 341-4336
Welcome to Wilmington International Airport (ILM), your premier entryway to the captivating coastal charm of Wilmington, North Carolina. With non-stop flights connecting you to major cities such as Minneapolis, Dallas, Atlanta, Charlotte, and more, your journey begins with convenience and accessibility. Whether you’re a business traveler or a leisure seeker, ILM offers a range of flight options from respected carriers including Delta, American, United, Avelo, and Sun Country Airlines. Just a brief 10-minute drive from the Wilmington Convention Center, ILM’s proximity ensures a smooth transition to your destination. Enjoy hassle-free transportation options, including hotel shuttles, Lyft, Uber, taxis, and car rentals. Let ILM be your starting point for an unforgettable Wilmington experience.
AIRLINES SERVICING WILMINGTON (ILM)
Westcoast attendees, connect through Dallas (DFW), or Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) for the fastest service to Wilmington.
|Rental Company||Website||Phone Number|
TAXI, LIMOUSINE, & RIDE-SHARING
|A & B Transportation||910-232-3243|
|C.A.R. Airport Transportation||910-622-1479|
|Coastal Event Shuttle & Car Service- Limousine||Website||910-685-7871|
|Island Air Taxi||910-431-9881|
|O’Keefe’s Safe Ride Taxi||910-228-3288|
|PORT CITY Airport Transit||Website||910-685-6377|
|Toodaloo Taxi Service||301-325-6581|
WILMINGTON AREA TOURIST INFORMATION
More information about area attractions and tourism coming soon!