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Recent Wilmington reviews

  • excellant

    "we arrived at the apartment and was met by Steve, who showed us round and showed us how to work the tv etc, the apartment had everything we needed for our 2 week stay, the apartment is fully equipped with a washer and dryer, dishwasher, towels etc. we asked for more plates and within an hour a new crockery set appeared, thanks Steve, the location is perfect for downtown, you are only a minutes walk from the bars but you do not hear the noise at night. the neighbours are very friendly and always said hello, we will definitely be booking this apartment again when we revisit the states."
    Guest: Andy Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • A splendid family Christmas in historic Wilmington

    "Arriving with a bundle of Christmas decorations, gifts, and ingredients for our favorite holiday recipes, our family enjoyed a fabulous reunion during Christmas week. Hanging our traditional wreath and decorating a magnificent Christmas tree that was perfectly suited to the ten foot ceilings, we settled in for a relaxed holiday. Surrounded by beautifully decorated historic homes, friendly neighbors, and close proximity to downtown rstaurants and sights, our three generations of family felt right at home. The house is charming with all the accents of a traditional craftsman bungalow but with updates that made our stay quite comfortable. Our two young grandchildren explored every inch and found the "secret" side porch to be a great attraction. The music room came alive at night with concerts from our violinist, violist, and a tiny little one carefully playing a supporting role on the piano. A front yard bordered by a nostalgic white picket fence and a back yard boasting a family-sized pool, were assets for our lively group. As the temperature dropped from the mid 70s to the low 30s we were warm as toast with an efficient heating system and gas log fireplaces. Everyone was comfortable and enchanted by the sunlit rooms, spacious downstairs master and comfortable guest rooms upstairs with the added treat of a pleasant steam shower. Gracious but practical we loved having the efficient mud-room/laundry area just off the kitchen! We kept the kitchen humming with cookie baking, multiple feast preparations, and late night gatherings around the butler's pantry table to wrap gifts and play games. Feeding our family was easy because of the classic seating for 8-10 at the dinning room table and the serving area just off the kitchen. Long walks led us to the historic cemetery, Oakdale, at the end of the street where we wandered through tall moss draped trees getting some great exercise and taking in a little history on the way. Our only regret is that it all ended too quickly so we resolved to spend a longer time here in coming years. We give the Zen Bungalow a resounding Excellent rating and will certainly highly recommend it to our family and friends."
    Guest: Noel G. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: January 4, 2014
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  • favorite place in town

    "when we decide to come to Wilmington we always rent this place. We already came more than 5 times. The location is perfect. I love this place. French girls"
    Guest: cecile07 Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 20, 2014
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  • The Perfect Stay

    "This is one of the most unique places that I've ever stayed. The garden is beautiful, the pond is tranquil, and the house is cozy. Explore the garden, just when you think you've seen all of it, something new will catch your eye. We had a small wedding here on the veranda, and we couldn't have imagined a better setting. It was perfect!"
    Guest: Michael C. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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Wilmington Travel Tips

Wilmington Rentals in the Historic Port City

The delightful port city of Wilmington is found in the southeast area of North Carolina, not far from the fabulous coast. Wilmington rentals are popular with independent travelers seeking a year-round moderate climate with a wide variety of activities. With its well-preserved historic buildings, events, attractions and ideal climate, the area around Wilmington lodging attracts visitors all year. These North Carolina beach rentals are ideal for families or groups of friends seeking a vacation with plenty to occupy their days and evenings.

Wilmington Rentals Are Where Heritage Tourism Abounds

The phrase "heritage tourism" is the perfect description for the area around Wilmington rentals. The city and surrounding area have a rich legacy that now attracts visitors seeking more than just a simple beach vacation. To explore the historic downtown area, visitors can choose a walking tour, boat, trolley or even a horse-drawn carriage. Of course, with the coast so close, these North Carolina beach rentals are ideally placed to get the best of both worlds. Close by Wilmington lodging are attractions such as the Battleship North Carolina, the town of Brunswick, Fort Fisher, Topsail Island and Penderlea Homestead.

Wild Horses Still Roam near Wilmington Lodging

Visitors find themselves spoiled for choice for day trips around Wilmington rentals. Naturally, visitors to Wilmington lodging will be attracted to towns such as the historic coastal town of Swansboro with its charming shops and restaurants. Beaufort is also nearby, a picture perfect community that features the unique attraction of wild horses on Carrot Island. North Carolina beach rentals are also close to New Bern, whose claim to fame is that Pepsi Cola was invented here. New Bern is situated on the Neuse River, North Carolina’s largest river and a premier sailing area.

Visit a Green Swamp near Your North Carolina Beach Rentals

Heading west from these North Carolina beach rentals, visitors can drive past the cotton and tobacco fields and explore Lake Waccamaw. Estimated to date back some 250,000 years, this mysterious area is home to some rare species of animals as well as the botanical enigma, the green swamp. Near to Wilmington rentals, visitors will also find the Museum of Forestry in Whiteville a fascinating experience with exhibits such as 65-million-year-old petrified wood, giant tree specimens and interactive displays for the children. With so much surrounding Wilmington lodging, it may be hard to do it all in one vacation.

While planning a vacation trip to North Carolina’s Southern Coast you might want to consider additional beach lodging options in the following destinations: Bald Head Island vacation rentals, Carolina Beach lodging, Holden Beach rentals, accommodation in Sunset Beach, or Topsail Island vacation rentals.

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