City center retreat
At this Downtown Wilmington hotel, you'll be well placed to visit Wilmington Convention Center and Battleship North Carolina, both within a 5-minute walk. The Cotton Exchange and Cape Fear Community College are also within half a mile (1 km).
Renovated in 2018
This Art Deco hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour gym. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 15 conference rooms, business center, and free airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.
Free Internet, comfy beds
Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, the 272 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee/tea makers, and down comforters are also available.
Apr 18, 2022 by - General Manager
Hi Peter, Thank you so much for sharing this excellent review with us! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Feb 25, 2022 by General Manager
HI Lloyd, we are sorry to hear about this. We will relay this feedback to our team to correct and we hope that you can come back for another try! Warm Regards, General Manager
Feb 18, 2022 by General Manager
Thank you, Leslie, for coming to stay with us during your stay in the Wilmington area. We appreciate your kind feedback and are happy to learn our staff was accommodating to you! We look forward to your next stay with us. Warm Regards, General Manager
Sep 6, 2021 by General Manager
Bruce, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and please accept our apologies for the issues you experienced during your stay. We understand your frustration and have shared your concerns with our leadership team. Thank you again for your feedback and business. Warm Regards, General Manager
Aug 12, 2021 by General Manager
Thank you for taking the time to leave a reflection of your stay. We are sorry to hear about this, and we are devoted to keeping a clean and comfortable environment for our guests. We will be looking into these discrepancies immediately! Warm Regards, General Manager
May 13, 2021 by General Manager
thank you for the excellent review of Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. We are happy you loved our well-kept property and that you were impressed with our top-notch service. We appreciate the suggestion of added room amenities, it has been noted. It was a pleasure having you as our guest, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.
May 13, 2021 by General Manager
We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about your visit to Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. It is a pleasure to know how much you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have a chance to serve you again in the future.
Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton offers its guests an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. There are 15 meeting rooms available. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton was completed in April 2018. This 4-star Wilmington hotel is smoke free.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired internet
Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)
Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton offers 272 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.
For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekends from 7 AM and 10:30 AM.
Board & Barrel - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.
Ruths Chris Steak House - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Buffalo Bayou - This coffee shop serves light fare only. Open daily.
Room service (during limited hours) is available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Special check-in instructions:
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton).
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.