Hotel & Travel

Hotel Ballast Wilmington
Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Address: 301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Hotel Phone: 910-763-5900

With a subtle nod to Wilmington’s nautical style and Southern charm, the Hotel Ballast’s 272 guest rooms and suites are freshly updated in shades of sea blue and weathered driftwood.

Highlights include warm residential-style plank floors, modern bathrooms with marble finishes, and premium bedding. Hotel Ballast features accessible accommodations. Guest rooms also include:

  • Hairdryer, iron/ironing board, coffeemaker
  • Complimentary remote printing
  • Complimentary standard WiFi

Rates per night are $199.00 for Historic View rooms and $219.00 for River View rooms for single/double occupancy plus taxes (currently 13%). The hotel charges an additional fee of $10.00 for each additional adult over two adults per room.

Check-in is at 4pm, and checkout is at 11am.

For reservations, please click here to reserve through our group booking page or contact hotel reservations at 1-800-HILTONS and mention group code "2023 NFG National Convening". Please note that extended reservations must be made by phone.

The last day to make a reservation at our group rate is March 31, 2023.

Travel to Wilmington, NC

Air Travel
The nearest airport to Wilmington, NC is Wilmington International Airport (ILM). American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines all fly to ILM. Wi-Fi is complimentary in airport terminals.

Airport Transportation
Taxis, ride-share and rental car companies operate at ILM.

The Hotel Ballast operates a complimentary airport shuttle between 6am and 11pm daily. Contact the hotel front desk at 910-763-5900 to make arrangements.

Train Travel
The nearest Amtrak station is Wave Forden Station Transit Center, 505 Cando Street, Wilmington, NC 28405-3503.

Event Details


May 8, 2023 - May 11, 2023


Wilmington, NC


NFG Members – $800

Non-Members  –  $1200

Local Funders  –  $800