We have partnered with a few of ILM’s most desired and reputable lodging options for our out of town guests or for locals looking to treat this as a staycation! Each option is optimal as in they are all in walking distance to the festival and located in beautiful historic downtown Wilmington. Depending on what type of lodging pleases you and/or your party each choice offers their own unique experience.
Please refer to our links below.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront
9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington NC 28401
Website: Embassy Suites
We have a 15% off room rates for the weekend as we have blocked off a floor for the Coffee Fest. Please call (910) 726-9217
Welcome to Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront, an all-suite hotel along the Cape Fear Riverwalk. Our Wilmington, NC hotel has all you need to work, relax and stay connected including a business center, convenience shop, fitness center and indoor pool. Head to our Rooftop Bar, Cloud 9, to enjoy panoramic river views and eclectic menus, or enjoy American Cuisine with locally sourced ingredients along the riverfront at Steam Restaurant & Bar. Unwind in a spacious suite with cozy seating, flat-screen TVs, dining area, work desk, complimentary WiFi for Hilton Honors members, and a wet bar with fridge and microwave.
Below are our two local independent lodging partners
118 S 4th St, Wilmington, NC 28401
Located in the heart of historic Wilmington, North Carolina, Dreamers Welcome is a design-focused boutique inn offering luxurious amenities, invisible service, and curated guest experiences. Accommodations range from the Drift Away (our cozy 1950s bungalow in Sunset Park) to four individually designed suites within a renovated Victorian home just a cobblestone stroll from dozens of restaurants, historic sites, and local shops. Equal parts paperless, vegetarian, minimal, and tropical, Dreamers Welcome is a feast for the senses and a comfort for the soul—an art-filled urban retreat with a wide century-old front porch just waiting to be lingered upon.
505 N 2nd St, Wilmington, NC, 28401
The Hive is a new boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Wilmington featuring 14 stylish and highly appointed suites, all of which include luxury king mattresses and bed linens, full kitchens, living rooms and spa-like bathrooms with oversized walk-in showers. Guests also enjoy free complimentary snacks, beverages and high speed internet, as well as paid off-street parking! Why stay anywhere else when you can sleep with a local!