Wilmington, NC 

Verandas

 
202 Nun St
Wilmington, NC 28401-5020 US

(910)251-2212
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Rates: $159 to $249
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)

Description

Circa 1854. It's difficult to believe that this graceful three-story Victorian ever featured shag carpeting and linoleum floors. Hardly a fitting ending for a home that once belonged to a Confederate ship-builder and blockade runner, who burned his shipyard rather than let Union soldiers capture it. Innkeepers Charles Pennington and Dennis Madsen transformed Verandas from an ill-decorated, fire-damaged wreck into an elegant bed & breakfast. The restoration process included two years of painstaking work. For their efforts, they have been awarded a historic preservation award from the Historic Wilmington Foundation. The romantic guest rooms are filled with American, French and English antiques. Most rooms include a fireplace, and the beds are topped with luxurious, hand-ironed linens. Bathrooms now feature oversized tubs and marble floors and vanities. Gourmet coffees and teas accompany the lavish breakfasts, which feature delectable entrees such as a croissant stuffed with smoked salmon and cream cheese and baked in an egg custard. There are many amenities for business travelers, including wireless Internet, fax service and corporate midweek rates.Publicity and Awards: Select Registry, Southern Living, HGTV Fine Living Channel, The Chester Story, People's Choice Award.Location: City/Urban.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $159 to $249
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights on weekends, three nights on some holidays.
Cancellation: Seven days
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Restaurant off Premises.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Central Air, Clock Radio, Telephone, Television, Data Ports, Desk, VCR and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Television and VCR.
Languages Spoken: Sign language

Activities

Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways and Family Reunions.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Tennis and Water Sports.

Historic Interest

Historic Awards: National Register (Granted) and Local Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, State Historical Society, Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Fort Fisher (15 miles)