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Wilmington, North Carolina
910-763-5900

Downtown Wilmington Hotel

Hilton Wilmington Riverside is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina overlooking the picturesque Cape Fear River. Our downtown Wilmington hotel is located on the famous Wilmington Riverwalk footsteps to shopping, dining, nightlife, and sightseeing.
Surrounded by the fascinating history, beautiful coastal scenery and exciting attractions of Wilmington, our hotel is a vibrant destination that reflects the culture and character of historic Wilmington. For 40 years, we've been a landmark of Wilmington's downtown, a hub for relaxing carriage rides, walking tours, and Wilmington's exciting nightlife scene.
Wilmington, North Carolina Hotel Location

Hotel on Wilmington's Riverwalk -

Explore Wilmington's Riverwalk, our famous boardwalk steps from restaurants, shops, attractions, parks and historic markers that showcase Cape Fear River's history and natural beauty. Visit the Riverfront Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings or walk to famous attractions, such as the Cotton Exchange, Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts, Wilmington Children's Museum, Chandler's Wharf and the Hollywood Location Walk of Old Wilmington.

Downtown Wilmington Hotel Adventures -

Discover the history and culture of North Carolina at the Cape Fear Museum of History & Science, USS NC Battleship and Burgwin-Wright Museum. Our Wilmington hotel is just steps from Henrietta III Sightseeing Cruise, Ghost Walk of Wilmington and Horse and Carriage Tours - a riverfront adventure past historic homes and buildings. Our hotel is only 7 miles from Wilmington International Airport (ILM) with complimentary shuttle service so getting here is hassle-free.

Wilmington Hotel Retreat for Sun & Surf -

Pack your swimsuit and shades for a day of sun, sand and surf on the North Carolina coast. Our Wilmington hotel is just a few miles from the North Carolina shore and three beautiful beaches - Wrightsville Beach, Kure Beach and Carolina Beach - where you can play in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean or lounge on the warm golden sands.

Wilmington Attractions Near the Hotel

  • Wilmington Riverwalk - 0 mile
  • The Cotton Exchange - Across Street
  • Henrietta III Sightseeing Cruise - 0.1 mile
  • Chandler's Wharf - 0.2 mile
  • Burgwin-Wright Museum - 0.2 mile
  • Wilmington's Children's Museum - 0.3 mile
  • Ghost Walk of Old Wilmington - 0.3 mile
  • Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts -
    0.3 mile
  • Hollywood Location Walk of Old Wilmington -
    0.3 mile
  • American Heritage Tours - 0.3 mile
  • Horse and Carriage Tours - 0.3 mile
  • Wilmington Railroad Museum - 0.3 mile
  • Latimer House Museum - 0.4 mile
  • Bellamy Mansion Museum of History -
    0.6 miles
  • Cape Fear Museum of History & Science -
    0.7 mile
  • Greenfield Lake - 1 mile
  • USS North Carolina Battleship - 2.4 miles
  • Screen Gem Studios - 2.6 miles
  • Cameron Art Museum - 5 miles
  • Wrightsville Beach - 12 miles
  • North Carolina Aquarium - 12 miles
  • Kure Beach - 12 miles
  • Carolina Beach - 15 miles
  • Fort Fisher Civil War Museum -15 miles
  • Airlie Gardens - 16 miles

Local Airports

  • Wilmington International Airport - 7 miles (15 minutes)
  • Myrtle Beach Jetport - 81 miles (90 minutes)
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport - 110 miles (2 hours)

Directions

From Wilmington International Airport - 7 miles


  • Depart Hall Drive toward Trask Drive
  • Bear left onto Gardner Rd and go a half mile
  • Turn right onto Airport Blvd
  • Turn left onto N 23rd St
  • Take ramp right and follow signs for
    US-74 West
  • Keep straight onto Cornelius Harnette Drive
  • Road name changes to N 3rd St
  • Turn right onto Red Cross St
  • Road name changes to N Water S
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