"The staff and valet were outstanding! " More
City center retreat
A stay at this Wilmington Historic District hotel places you steps from Riverwalk and within a 5-minute walk of Cape Fear Community College. Wilmington Convention Center and Cape Fear River are also within half a mile (1 km).
Dining options, 2 bars/lounges
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.
Jun 2, 2023 by Assistant General Manager
Dear Desmond, Thank you for sharing the details of your stay at the Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. We enjoyed reading your kind remarks about our associates, and we will be sure to share this review with our whole team. It was our pleasure having you, and we look forward to having you as our guest again! Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
Jan 19, 2023 by David Perkins Assistant General Manager
Dear Sylvia, We appreciate you writing 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 with us. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have a chance to serve you again in the future. Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
Dec 16, 2022 by General Manager
Dear John, Thank you for choosing Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. It is wonderful to read that we met all of your expectations and that you particularly enjoyed the stunning waterfront and skyline views from our riverfront hotel. We loved having you as our guest and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back on a future visit.Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
Sep 8, 2022 by General Management
Hi Kenneth, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to share your experience with us. We are pleased you had an overall nice stay with us, and we have made a note of your feedback. It will be reviewed by our team for area we can improve our future guests' experiences. Your business is appreciated, and we look forward to hosting you again soon.
Dec 22, 2022 by General Manager
Dear James, We are delighted you had a great stay at Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Thank you for the kind rating, and we look forward to hosting you again soon.Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
Dec 25, 2022 by General Manager
Dear Armando, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent visit to the area. We regret not meeting your expectations, and we are truly sorry your stay was anything less than exceptional. We will discuss this as a team, and we hope you will consider giving us another chance to show you our commitment to delivering excellent service and accommodations. Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
Dec 25, 2022 by General Manager
Dear John, Thank you for your rating of Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. We are pleased your stay with us was a great one, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.Best Regards, David PerkinsAssistant General Manager
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
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. 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 7:00 AM and 11:00 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 will be available to guests. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. 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.