Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington Downtown-Historic District the newest, custom-built Marriott hotel situated at the corner of Grace and Second streets in the heart of Historic Wilmington. But this isn’t your ordinary hotel. This chic property is much like the city of Wilmington itself: one of a kind. The modern design, upscale amenities, and friendly staff give this hotel a truly unique vibe only befitting a town as unique and friendly as Wilmington.Located just steps away from many popular downtown attractions, and only a short drive to the area’s beautiful beaches, the Courtyard Wilmington Downtown-Historic District is the perfect “home base” for vacationers wanting to experience all that the Wilmington area has to offer. Corporate travelers will also appreciate the hotel’s convenient location to many of our city’s major businesses, including PPD, Corning, GE, Cape Fear Community College, UNC-Wilmington and New Hanover Regional Medical Center. With 1,879 square feet of flexible meeting space.