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Surf City North Carolina Accommodations

Find accommodations in Surf City with the hotel list provided below. Search for cheap and discounted hotel and motel rates in or close to Surf City, NC for your upcoming personal or group travel. We show the best Surf City North Carolina hotel/motel rooms. Review the Surf City hotel list below to find the perfect lodging. We also have a map of the Surf City hotels. Planning a group? Lock in Surf City Group Hotel Rates

The Surf City center is approximately 6 miles northeast of Topsail Beach and 12 miles southwest of Villa Capriani.

Surf City, NC coastal town is known for its laid-back atmosphere, stunning beaches, and friendly locals. Whether you're looking to surf, sunbathe or just take a stroll, Surf City is the perfect place to relax and recharge. The beaches are some of the best in the country and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. The charming downtown is home to a variety of unique shops and restaurants, and beaches are some of the best in the state, making it the perfect place to spend a weekend or weeklong vacation. In addition to its stunning natural beauty, Surf City offers a variety of family-friendly activities, including fishing, kayaking, and bird watching.  More from this guide...

Surf City Hotels & Accommodations

Quality Inn & Suites Sneads Ferry - North Topsail Beach
+1-888-389-4121
1565 Highway 210, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 ~8.26 miles northeast of Surf City
  • 3-star property
  • 68 rooms in hotel
From$80
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Hampton Inn Sneads Ferry North Topsail Beach - Sneads Ferry
+1-888-675-2083
1248 Nc Highway 210, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 ~9.47 miles northeast of Surf City
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 meeting rooms
From$99
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Holiday Inn Express Wilmington Porters Neck - Wilmington
+1-800-716-8490
168 Porters Neck Rd., Wilmington, NC 28411 ~16.51 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$80
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Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites - Wrightsville Beach
+1-800-805-5223
2700 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 ~18.59 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 4-star Beach hotel
  • 9 floors in hotel
From$139
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Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach An Ihg Hotel : 1706 North Lumina Ave.
+1-888-965-1860
1706 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 ~19.83 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 7 floors in property
From$109
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Springhill Suites by Marriott Wilmington Mayfaire - Wilmington
+1-888-788-5576
1014 Ashes Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~20.44 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$89
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Residence Inn by Marriott Landfall
+1-888-897-9207
1200 Culbreth Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~20.82 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$109
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Homewood Suites Wilmington Mayfaire : 6732 Swan Mill Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
6732 Swan Mill Rd., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~20.91 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$80
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Hilton Garden Inn Wilmington Mayfaire Town Center
+1-888-469-4795
6745 Rock Spring Rd., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~20.95 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$80
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Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Wrightsville Beach
+1-888-734-9421
1989 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~21.01 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Midscale Beach property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$80
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Blockade Runner Beach Resort
+1-888-841-5292
275 Waynick Blvd., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480 ~21.13 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$118
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Towneplace Suites by Marriott Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach : 305 Eastwood Rd.
+1-888-455-5160
305 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.01 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3:00
From$62
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Wilmington : 307 Eastwood Rd.
+1-888-965-8297
307 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.01 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Two star Beach property
  • 2 meeting rooms in hotel
From$69
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Suburban Studios of Wilmington
+1-888-906-6358
245 Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.01 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • 107 rooms in property
From$58
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Wilmington
+1-888-749-6785
5518 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.05 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$90
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Hampton Inn University Area
+1-888-878-9982
124 Old Eastwood Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.15 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 9 suites
From$80
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Best Western Plus Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach
+1-888-389-4485
5345 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.38 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Midscale property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
From$84
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Comfort Inn University
+1-888-389-4121
151 South College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.56 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$64
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Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach : 151 Van Campen Blvd.
+1-888-675-2083
151 Van Campen Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.57 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
From$89
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Mainstay Suites of Wilmington : 5229 Market St.
+1-800-716-8490
5229 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.61 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Economical property
  • Hotel has 63 suites
From$60
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr, an in Wilmington
+1-800-805-5223
160 Van Campen Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.64 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3pm
From$79
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Sleep Inn in Wilmington
+1-888-965-1860
5225 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 Website ~22.69 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Economy property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$58
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Wingate by Wyndham - Wilmington in Wilmington
+1-888-788-5576
5126 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.77 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$79
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Red Roof Inn Wilmington, NC
+1-888-897-9207
5107 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.86 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
Quality Inn Wilmington - Wilmington
+1-888-311-4278
5102 Dunlea Court, Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.86 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 67 rooms in hotel
From$80
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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Wilmington, NC - Wilmington
+1-888-469-4795
4706 New Centre Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.86 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • 74 rooms in hotel
From$80
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Staybridge Suites Wilmington E, an IHG Hotel : 5010 New Centre Dr.
+1-888-734-9421
5010 New Centre Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~22.89 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Airport shuttle available
From$106
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Days Inn by Wyndham Wilmington / University in Wilmington
+1-888-841-5292
5040 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.92 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$65
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Rodeway Inn & Suites Wilmington North
+1-888-455-5160
5025 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.98 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 2-star Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$44
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Holiday Inn Wilmington Market St. An Ihg Hotel
+1-888-965-8297
5032 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~22.98 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
From$73
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Tru by Hilton Wilmington
+1-888-906-6358
5001 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~23.04 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$50
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Baymont by Wyndham Wilmington : 4926 Market St.
+1-888-749-6785
4926 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~23.11 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Economy Downtown hotel
  • 115 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$69
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Comfort Suites Wilmington
+1-888-878-9982
4721 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28405 ~23.16 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Low-priced Beach property
  • 73 rooms in hotel
From$60
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Suburban Studios Near Camp Lejeune - Jacksonville
+1-888-389-4485
1323 Lejeune Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28540 ~23.62 miles north of Surf City
  • Inexpensive Suburban hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$60
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Extended Stay America Suites Wilmington New Centre Drive - Wilmington
+1-888-389-4121
4929 New Centre Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~23.78 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • 3 suites in property
From$33
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Howard Johnson by Wyndham Wilmington in Wilmington
+1-888-675-2083
3901 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~23.81 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Economy Downtown hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
Red Roof Inn & Suites Jacksonville, NC : 1723 Lejeune Blvd. I 40 at I 24 East / Lejeune Blv
+1-800-716-8490
1723 Lejeune Blvd. I 40 at I 24 East / Lejeune Blv, Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~23.85 miles north of Surf City
  • Three Star property
  • 12 suites in hotel
From$80
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Coastal Inn & Suites - Wilmington, NC - Wilmington
+1-800-805-5223
3604 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~24.05 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • Check in time: 2:00 PM
Days Inn by Wyndham Jacksonville Nc
+1-888-965-1860
505 North Marine Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28540 ~24.16 miles north of Surf City
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • 73 rooms in hotel
From$39
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Motel 6 Jacksonville Nc
+1-888-788-5576
603 North Marine Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28540 ~24.25 miles north of Surf City
  • Low priced hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00
From$60
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America's Best Inn Wilmington : 2929 Market St.
+1-888-897-9207
2929 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~24.38 miles southwest of Surf City
  • 2 star property
From$60
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Americas Best Value Inn Wilmington - Wilmington
+1-888-311-4278
2828 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28403 ~24.51 miles southwest of Surf City
  • Economy Downtown property
  • 2 floors in property
From$44
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Sunset Inn : 497 Western Blvd.
+1-888-469-4795
497 Western Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.67 miles north of Surf City
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$65
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Baymont by Wyndham Camp Lejeune - Jacksonville
+1-888-734-9421
474 Western Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.71 miles north of Surf City
  • Three Star property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Microtel Inn
+1-888-841-5292
2411 Commerce Rd., Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.76 miles north of Surf City
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$55
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Jacksonville in Jacksonville
+1-888-455-5160
121 Circuit Lane, Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.86 miles north of Surf City
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 79 rooms in property
From$69
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Sleep Inn & Suites Jacksonville near Camp Lejeune : 129 Circuit Ln
+1-888-965-8297
129 Circuit Ln, Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.87 miles north of Surf City
  • Low Cost Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00PM
From$70
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Jacksonville, NC in Jacksonville
+1-888-906-6358
139 Circuit Lane, Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~25.96 miles north of Surf City
  • 3 star Rural hotel
  • Free breakfast available
From$85
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Comfort Suites Near Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville
+1-888-749-6785
130 Workshop Ln, Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~26.02 miles north of Surf City
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • 72 rooms in hotel
From$59
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SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Jacksonville
+1-888-878-9982
2115 North Marine Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28546 ~26.05 miles north of Surf City
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$64
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Surf City, NC discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Surf City hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Best Time to Visit Surf City, NC

The climate in Surf City is mild, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-60s in the winter to the mid-80s in the summer. The town experiences a fair amount of rainfall, so pack your raincoat if you're visiting during the wetter months. But don't let the rain keep you from enjoying all that Surf City has to offer. The weather in Surf City is typically mild all year round, but the peak season is during the summer months. The beaches are busiest during the summer, but the town is lively with events and festivals. If you are looking for a more quiet and relaxing visit in the fall or winter when the crowds have died down a bit. No matter when you come, we know you will enjoy the laid-back atmosphere, the beautiful beaches, and the friendly locals.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Surf City, NC:

Surf City by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean rate trends by star rating class in Surf City, NC. You can use these charts to calculate the best months to stay in Surf City throughout the year.

4-Star and Luxury Hotel Options in Surf City, NC

4 Star Average Prices: $359.00

This charming coastal town offers visitors a variety of 4-star and luxury hotel options, perfect for a romantic weekend getaway or a family vacation. From ocean-front properties to accommodations in the heart of city, we have something for everyone. Plus, with so many things to do and see in Surf City, you'll never run out of things to do! Browse our selection of 4-star hotels below and start planning your perfect Surf City getaway today.

Cheap hotels in Surf City, NC

3 Star Average Prices: $135.29

There are a number of hotels in the area with low rates. The hotels offer a variety of rooms, including standard, suites, and cottages. All of the rooms come with a kitchenette, and some of them have a private balcony or patio. If you're looking for something a little bit more luxurious, the city has it! With balconies ocean views, pools, and other amenities.

2 Star Average Prices: $84.57

Discounted Rates at Surf City, NC Hotels

Looking for affordable accommodations in Surf City, NC? You'll love the hotel discounts available through this website. We work with local rooms to bring you the best rates possible, so you can enjoy a relaxing beach vacation without breaking the bank. Plus, our website is updated regularly with new deals and discounts, so you can always find the perfect for your needs.

The Best Things to Know About Surf City, NC!

Surf City is known for its wide, sandy beaches and consistent waves, making it a popular spot for surfers and beach-goers alike. Here are some things about Surf City before you visit.  The town is located in Pender and Onslow County, about an hour's drive from Wilmington. Surf City is home to one of the longest piers on the East Coast, stretching nearly 2,000 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is a great spot for fishing, and Surf City is known for its catches of red drum, flounder, sea trout, swimming, surfing, sunbathing or simply strolling along the shore, you'll love the beaches. The downtown area is full of charming stores and restaurants, and there are plenty of places to get your shopping. The city has several beautiful parks where you can relax: Kenneth D. Batts Family Park, Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area, Surf City Ocean Pier and Soundside Park.

The Beaches of Surf City, NC

Surf City beaches are some of the most beautiful in the country. With crystal-clear water and soft, white sand, they're the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. It is home to some of the best fishing in the area, so be sure to bring your tackle box! Whether you're searching for a quiet spot to read a book or a place to party with friends, we've got something for everyone. The beaches in Surf City, NC are perfect for a relaxing day in the sun.

The Main Industries of Surf City, NC

Surf City, North Carolina, is a small town on the coast that is known for its beautiful beaches and its main industries are tourism and fishing. The area is a popular destination for vacationers, and the fishing industry is thriving thanks to the abundance of fish in the area. There are a few small businesses in town, and the locals are friendly and welcoming. The city hosts a number of industries, including food processing and boatbuilding.

FAQs about hotels in Surf City

What are the best rated hotels in Surf City?

Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach An Ihg Hotel, Springhill Suites by Marriott Wilmington Mayfaire and Quality Inn & Suites Sneads Ferry - North Topsail Beach are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Surf City?

Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites, Quality Inn & Suites Sneads Ferry - North Topsail Beach and Hampton Inn Sneads Ferry North Topsail Beach are the top 3 luxury hotels near Surf City city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Surf City?

Quality Inn & Suites Sneads Ferry - North Topsail Beach, Hampton Inn Sneads Ferry North Topsail Beach, and Holiday Inn Express Wilmington Porters Neck are the properties closest to Surf City city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Surf City cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Surf City can be as cheap as $84.57 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Surf City cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Surf City has been $135.29 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Surf City cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Surf City has been $359.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Surf City?

Shell Island Resort - All Oceanfront Suites, Blockade Runner Beach Resort and America's Best Inn Wilmington are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Surf City?

Springhill Suites by Marriott Wilmington Mayfaire, Residence Inn by Marriott Landfall and Towneplace Suites by Marriott Wilmington are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Surf City?

Quality Inn & Suites Sneads Ferry - North Topsail Beach, Comfort Inn University and Mainstay Suites of Wilmington are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Surf City?

Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach An Ihg Hotel, Staybridge Suites Wilmington E, an IHG Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Wilmington-University Ctr, an are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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