For some alternatives, look at the Courtyard by Marriott Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach and the Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach. They are 30 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the center. Wotif also suggests the Staybridge Suites Wilmington E and the Angie's B&B. The first is 30 kilometres away from town, while the second is 30 kilometres away.
If you want to go to some close by localities, try North Topsail Beach and Wilmington. Head 25 kilometres to the east of Hampstead and you'll discover North Topsail Beach. That said, Wilmington is 35 kilometres to the southwest. Accommodations in North Topsail Beach are the Quality Inn & Suites and Topsail Shores Inn. The Hilton Wilmington Riverside and Best Western Plus Coastline Inn are some of the ones in Wilmington.
Before you say "adios" to Coastal North Carolina, make sure you catch some local sport. Find Big Rock Stadium to the east of Hampstead. Want to stay nearby? The Hampton Inn Morehead City and the Atlantic Beach Villas, a Festiva Resort could both be just what you're looking for.
Hotels in Hampstead start at AU$111 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.