The Verandas Bed & Breakfast

Above a tree-lined street in the historic district stands this grand antebellum mansion from 1854


Above a tree-lined street in the historic district stands this grand antebellum mansion from 1854

The Verandas Guest Room 3
The Verandas Veranda
The Verandas Guest Room 2
The Verandas Interior
The Verandas Guest Room

The Basics


The Verandas Bed and Breakfast Inn is an 8,500-square-foot, four-story mansion located in the heart of the historic district of Wilmington. Two blocks from the Cape Fear River, this restored and award-winning historic home has been a successful bed and breakfast inn for more than two decades with over 3,000 guests.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • History & Heritage
  • Romantic Getaway

In the Know

  • In Kure Beach, tour the Fort Fisher State Historic Site including exhibits, cannons, artifacts and remains

  • The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, has been named a top 20 aquarium in the U.S.
  • Visit Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park to enjoy live music from national-touring acts managed by Live Nation

  • At the New Hanover County Arboretum, visitors can explore seven acres of scenic gardens

Stay for the Story

The property's prime location allows for easy exploration of Wilmington's rich history, lively downtown area, and the picturesque Cape Fear River. Take advantage of the inn's peaceful garden courtyard or unwind in the comfortable common areas. Verandas Bed & Breakfast invites guests to experience the charm and hospitality of Wilmington, creating a truly memorable and enchanting getaway.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Try Coquina Fishbar for fresh seafood selection featuring local oysters
For weekend brunch or a sophisticated dinner, visit Rx Restaurant & Bar for seasonally inspired, ingredient-driven Southern cuisine
Visit Catch for a modern take on seafood

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Experience the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, a nationally recognized seaside boardwalk

At the New Hanover County Arboretum, visitors can explore seven acres of scenic gardens with unique features including a Japanese garden

Stroll along the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk lined with shops and cafes and the Port City Marina

Guest Reviews

We were delighted to stay at the Verandas for our first time visiting Wilmington! The room was beautiful, like... beyond beautiful. Everything was so clean and refreshing. The breakfast was delicious & served by the nicest girl! We loved how close it was to walk to downtown. Great neighborhood, wonderful hosts. We cant wait to come back

- Lexie Townsend

From the moment we were greeted by Natalie heading down the front steps to give us our parking pass to our delicious breakfast before we left, we loved every second at the Verandas. This bed and breakfast is absolutely beautiful, clean, and full of historic features. It is easy walking distance into Wilmington. When we arrived back at night, we enjoyed some time in the downstairs area along with...See More

- Lynn Hensel

Our first time visit to Wilmington was wonderful in part due to staying at the Verandas! We loved every minute of our visit. We parked the car for our three night visit and had a lovely time exploring DT and nearby neighborhoods. When we weren’t exploring we enjoyed relaxing at the beautiful Verandas. They did a wonderful job with the house. What a visual delight! Natalie and the rest...See More

- Kelli Matheny

Fabulous location, house and service. Like many others have said the breakfasts are outstanding too. So glad we stayed here rather than one of the big hotel chains.

- Paul Wright

Stayed here 2x recently. Loved it so much the first time that I came back with my wife for the 2nd visit. She loved it too! Breakfast was amazing both times. Highly recommend staying here. Note - if you don’t like or can’t do stairs this might be problematic for you

- Tip Iuliucci

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 8

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Hair Dryer, Antique Furnishings

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Special Diets Accommodated

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: 24 Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Facilities: No

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