University of North Carolina Wilmington

SEWSA Accommodations

 

August 13, 2013

Rooms have been blocked in selected hotels near the campus: the Baymont Inn, the Comfort Inn, the Courtyard, and the Holiday Inn Express. At Wrightsville Beach, the Blockade Runner Beach Resort is offering a UNCW rate for SEWSA participants.  For details on hotels, see information included in the back of this program.

Be sure to mention the SEWSA conference rate when making reservations. There a few B&B’s downtown and a Hilton downtown too, about a $12-15 taxi ride to UNCW. Shuttle service to the Courtyard, the Baymont Inn and the Comfort Inn will be provided by SEWSA 2104.


Baymont Inn (College Rd.): across the street (serviced by conference shuttle)
College Rd. (NC Hwy. 132), between UNCW and the Market Street Overpass
306 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403, tel. (910) 392-6767
Less than 1 mi. north of campus. Family owned and operated.
SEWSA Rates: single/double occupancy: 2 double beds or 1 king bed, $55.21 plus state and local taxes (deluxe continental breakfast and free wireless). Stay 2 or less, stay 3 nights at $48.71.
Room block drop date: Feb. 27th
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.; check-out time: 12:00 noon

Comfort Inn I-40: up the street (serviced by conference shuttle)
College Rd. (NC Hwy. 132), between UNCW and Market Street Overpass
151 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403, tel. (910) 791-4841
1.5 mi. north of campus
SEWSA Rate: single/double occupancy $69 plus state and local taxes (full hot breakfast buffet and free wireless). To be newly renovated by spring 2014.
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.; check-out time: 11:00 a.m.



Courtyard By Marriott (serviced by conference shuttle)
151 Van Campen Blvd.: turn off S. College Rd. at Imperial Dr., tel. (910) 395-8224
5 mi. south of Market St. Overpass. 1.8 mi. north of campus
UNCW/SEWSA Rate: $99 plus state and local taxes (free wireless)
Room block drop date: Feb. 26th
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.; check-out time: 12:00 noon


Other Options NOT included in conference shuttle service



Holiday Inn Express
Van Campen Blvd.: turn off S. College Rd. at Imperial Dr., .5 mi. south of Market St. Overpass
160 Van Campen Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403, tel. (910) 392-3227
1.8 mi. north of campus
SEWSA Rate: $65.90 plus state and local taxes (free wireless, free hot buffet)
No drop date, depending on availability
Check-in time: 3:00 p.m.; check-out time: 12:00 noon
Book here


Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort: Wrightsville Beach option
1706 N. Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, tel. (877) 330-5050 – toll-free; (910) 256-2231
Approximately 7.5 miles from campus.  Follow Highway 74 to Wrightsville Beach.  At the first intersection after crossing the draw-bridge, go straight through the intersection.  Follow this road (Highway 74), which will take you across another bridge) until you reach the red light at Lumina Ave. (near Johnny Mercer’s Pier).  Turn left. Travel north up Lumina for approximately ½ mile.  The Holiday Inn Sunspree will be on you right. Call for rates.


The Blockade Runner: Wrightsville Beach option
275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480, tel. (800) 541-1161 toll-free; (910) 256-2251
Approximately 7.5 miles from campus. Follow Highway 74 or 76 to Wrightsville Beach. At the first intersection after crossing the draw-bridge, take a right to follow Causeway Drive (Highway 76). After the second bridge, turn right on Waynick Blvd. Travel south down Waynick for approx. ¾ mile. The Blockade Runner will be on your left.

NOTE: As of January 7th, 2014, The Blockade Runner Hotel is now completely booked for Friday, March 28th and Saturday, March 29th.

Rates:

Rates start at $115/night
Ocean-club view, weekday: 2 queen beds $154
Ocean-club view, weekend: $194
Harbor-club view, weekday: 2 queen beds $114
Harbor-club view, weekend: $174
Ocean view 2 queen deluxe, weekday: $144
Ocean view 2 queen deluxe, weekend: $184
Harbor side, lower floor, weekday: $104
Harbor side, lower floor, weekend: $164

*all rates plus state and local taxes. Free full buffet breakfast buffet, wireless, parking.



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