Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

301 North Water StreetWilmington28401USA
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About Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

The Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is ideally located a stone’s throw Wilmington’s central shopping and entertainment precincts.

Stylish rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable, free Wi-Fi, coffee maker, black-out curtains, in-room safe and work desk. Executive suites feature separate living areas and access to the Executive Lounge.

Keep up your fitness regime in the modern on-site fitness center, or swim a few laps in the outdoor pool. Business travelers can stay in touch with colleagues at the on-site business centre or hold meetings in the available meeting spaces.

Dine on-site at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and sample its extensive steak and seafood menu or try Innovations which serves tasty modern American food.

The Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton is a short walk to local attractions such as the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Cape Fear Museum of History and Science.


301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC, 28401, USA
Telephone: +1 9107635900 | Fax: +1 9107630038 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Great Food

A number of previous guests to the hotel made special mention of the steak house and the on-site restaurant Innovations, which according to their comments serve great food and had an excellent drinks selection.

Friendly Staff

A number of guests reviewers remarked at how friendly the staff at the hotel were during their stay. Many previous guests also commented on their smooth and easy check-in and check-out process.

Great Location by the River

The hotel has amazing views of the river and a number of reviewers highlighted that this was an important feature of the hotel. A number of guests also mentioned its convenient location in relation to nearby shops and restaurants which were within easy walking distance of the hotel.

Negative Reviews

Rooms Mediocre

Some guest reviewers commented that they felt the rooms were a little on the small side and lacked amenities such a fridge or microwave.

Hot or Cold or Both

Some guests had the unfortunate experience of a less than reliable air-conditioning unit which seemed to have a mind of their own leaving the room boiling hot or freezing cold when the opposite temperature would have been perfect!

Needs a little TLC

Some guest reviewers felt that the decor throughout the hotel was a little dated and could use a refresh to bring it into line with other hotels in a similar price point.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1742 reviews across the web
7.7 /10
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    7.3 /10
7.7 out of 10 based on 1742 reviews