Historic Front Street Inn is proud to be one of Our State Magazine’s“21 Perfect Places to Stay in North Carolina”and the 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021″Viewers Choice as Wilmington’s Best Hotel and B&B”

See Policies Tab for information about check in/out,cancellations, and smoking 
We are a smoke free, award-winning boutique hotel and bed & breakfast inn offering peace and privacy in the heart of Wilmington’s downtown business and entertainment district. Each of our guest rooms (for information on ADA accessibility click on our “policies” page) are spacious, and decorated with beauty and comfort in mind.  We provide free on-site parking and wireless internet. We’re located one block from the Cape Fear Riverwalk and a short stroll to casual and fine dining, fun pubs, entertaining night spots, unique shops, trendy galleries,museums, and historic sites.   

Here’s What They Say About Us…


“Once a building dedicated to acts of charity, Wilmington’s riverfront time capsule is now a headquarters for hospitality.”

Our State Magazine (“21 Perfect Places to Stay” issue)


“For distinctive lodging downtown, we love the Front Street Inn.”

Southern Living


“The Front Street Inn features understated decor with arched windows, thick brick walls, 14 foot ceilings and Maple floors. American art gathered from galleries, fairs, auctions and attics peppers the Inn, giving it a bohemian flavor.”

Today’s Charlotte Woman


“The charm of a country inn meets the comfort of a small hotel at the Front Street Inn in coastal North Carolina.”

Mid-Atlantic Magazine

Plan Your Activities:

To find out about all of the wonderful happenings in Wilmington while you’re in town, click on the following sites:   Wilmington Downtown Inc, What’s on Wilmington, The Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitor’s Bureau .

For more information on festivals and special events, visit our “happenings” page by clicking here