Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

View of Hotel from Cape Fear River


Welcome to Downtown Wilmington

Wondering where to stay?

We  encourage SRCLR attendees to stay in Historic Downtown Wilmington.

Conference check-in and opening reception will be at the Hotel Ballast, located in downtown at 301 N Water St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

Transportation will be provided daily between the Hotel Ballast and the UNCW conference location. There is also a shuttle service to ILM, Wilmington's airport.

Special conference rates are SOLD OUT, as of April 12, 2019. However, there may still be regular rate rooms available in the hotel. Convenient downtown hotels include:

  • Hotel Ballast, Tapestry Collection by Hilton***SRCLR Check-in, Reception, and Transportation Hub
  • Best Western Plus Coastline Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington Downtown
  • Embassy Suites Wilmington Riverfront
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Wilmington Downtown
  • Riverview Suites at Water Street Center
  • Stemmerman's Inn 

There are other options throughout downtown Wilmington and the beaches: Wilmington Visitor's Bureau List of Hotels.