If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carolina Beach, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Carolina Beach in December and November.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carolina Beach if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 25 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carolina Beach accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Carolina Beach for 1 day.
If you are an avid hiker, make sure to look for Carolina Beach hotels that are near the Carolina Beach State Park, as this area has many nice trails for you to enjoy. The Drifters Reef Hotel is a charming choice that is less than a 10-minute drive from here and also offers complimentary parking.
To be just a short drive from various restaurants, try to stay somewhere near the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, as there are quite a few eateries here. There is the Dry Dock Inn, a chic option that is only around a 5-minute drive from both the boardwalk and the Carolina Beach State Park.
Visitors that plan on spending their trip on the water can always stay right near the Carolina Beach Lake Park, which is a great place for sunbathing and swimming. The Coles Motel and Pool is close-by and has quite a few rooms that have balconies.
Those that are history buffs can stay somewhere close to the Federal Point Historic Preservation Society, a museum that is dedicated to teaching visitors about the area. The Golden Sands Oceanfront Hotel is a nice option that is around a 4min drive from here and offers free luggage storage.
To enjoy some fishing, you can always look for Carolina Beach hotels that are near the Carolina Beach Inlet. The Beau Rivage Golf & Resort is nearby and also only a 10-minute drive from the Carolina Beach State Park.
For families visiting Carolina Beach, one of the things you could do to entertain the kids is to take a guided tour through the Carolina Beach State Park with a ranger who will describe the range of carnivorous plants that grow in the park. The Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach is a 3-star hotel that is located a 4-minute drive away from the park and has family rooms.
If you want to stay near the activity of the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, think about staying at the 3-star Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Carolina Beach Oceanfront, which is within walking distance of the boardwalk, lined with shops, restaurants and stalls selling home-made cakes and fudge and the usual seaside funfair entertainment activities.
For visitors who would prefer the calm waters of a lake, why not stay near the Carolina Beach Lake Park which is a fresh-water lake that is set back two blocks from the Atlantic shoreline. You can walk or run around the edge of the lake on the Fitness Loop or you can hire paddleboats to venture out onto the lake. A good hotel to stay in nearby is the 2-star Carolina Beach Inn, which is a 2-minute drive from Carolina Beach Lake Park.
If you would like to stay in a hotel that has direct beach access to Carolina Beach, you could consider staying in The Seawitch Motel – a budget 2-star hotel that is situated right on the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean. This motel is also situated within walking distance of various restaurants and bars.
For those who want to stay at a hotel that has the most amenities on site, you could book into the 3-star Golden Sands Motel, which has both an outdoor and indoor pool, a fitness center, a restaurant and a tiki bar, all within the premises of the hotel. Located facing the ocean, this hotel has some rooms with a sea view.