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A Place at the Beach III

2.5 of 5 Condominium   |   1904 E. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna M Farmville, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Farmville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to A Place At The Beach for over 30 years as timeshare owners. The outside of the buildings looks great but is very deceiving as the insides are worn out. We just finished out week and in our unit the freezer did not work properly, drawers in kitchen were off track, dishwasher was broken and washer... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking your time to write a review for our resort. There are plans in progress for the upgrades to start this fall for phase 1 of our timeshare units. There are 279 condos at this resort and many people rent through VRBO and the local realty companies. If you would like further information on different condos... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No carts for loading and unloading available. They have a space for ONE and the One has been missing for two days now. They will not go find it, replace it and when they tell you someone will be right there to help you they do not show up. Not recommended for Seniors, handicapped or Folks with Medical issues.

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our Resort. We are sorry that your stay was not to your satisfaction. We offer to help anyone on site with luggage or carrying anything to their unit if they call us at the front office. There are 3 luggage carts on site and we apologize that they were in use when you needed... More

Raleigh, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From what we have experienced, if you rent a unit that is owned by one person, who is using either VRBO or a management company like Atlantic Beach Realty to rent out their unit, you will find some very nice units! We stayed in 329 recently, and it is obvious these owners have updated some things. Plus, there is nothing... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for giving your honest feedback about our Resort. Renovations for the timeshare units will start taking place in the fall of this year so those units will have fabulous decor along with all new furnishings. If you have any questions on how the progress is going please contact Tom Youngblood the General Manager at 252-247-0906. Thank you again. More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me get the minor negatives out of the way first. The ice maker in our 'fridge didn't work. The wifi was spotty. Gas grills were in a tough spot compared to our condo and complicated to work. Oh...and when the A/C would kick in, it was extremely loud and frequently woke us up during the night. That's all I... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review despite some of the opportunites that came about on your vaction. Our Maintenance staff has addressed the issues and that unit is good now. We hope you all decide to come back on vacation again here to A Place at the Beach. Have a great summer More

Florence, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We are having a great time. The staff is excellent and the view is amazing. The unit is clean and the amenities are top notch. I am a picky person and after reading the reviews , I was skeptical but pleasantly surprised. I would highly recommend this gem.

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

We are so happy that you loved your stay with us. We hope to see you again in the near future. Have a wonderful Summer. More

Wayne, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This place is really a dump. Carpet is filthy, threadbare, and shredding at the seams. They keep saying that all units are being renovated--and charging high annual assessments to do it to individual timeshare owners--but ours makes you feel like sleeping in your clothes. One shaky rusty cart for all condos in a huge building so you make numerous trips... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us, and thank you for taking the time to express your concerns about our resort. Have a great summer! More

Milton, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Third time not the charm cheap upgrades substandard construction work really embarrassing to have invited family to join us here. Third year complaining about the same things not working. Condo carpet dirty. Furniture worn out.

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your honest feedback. In the near future most of your concerns should be taken care of with the renovations. If you would like to discuss these changes with us here at APATB you can call Tom Youngblood(General Manager) at 252-247-0906. Thank you again for your honesty and time. Have a wonderful... More

Wilmington, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We have been traveling to A Place at the Beach III two or three times a year for over 10 years. The facility has been updated, and most of the condo's have been recently renovated. The Amenities are family-friendly, The Indoor Pool with hot tub is great year round.(be sure to ask if it is being serviced in winter months).... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about our Resort. We are glad to see that you visit us a few times a year. We look forward to seeing you throughout this year as well. Have a wonderful afternoon. More

Lisbon, Connecticut
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Read the reviews and yes, the units are older. Thats where it ends .Great staff , great pool and hot tub.Miles of secluded beach. next to fort macon. outdoor pool with slide .tennis. basketball .minigolf. They are just finishing roof and the interiors are to follow, I see rci gold in this resorts future..Area is seasonal so Feb is quiet,... More

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to fill out our survey. We greatly appreciate your honesty and kind words about our Resort. I am glad that you had a great vacation staying with us at APATB and we hope you will come back soon. Have a wonderful Spring. More

Harrisonburg, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

What A Great location! We were hesitant about the accommodations after reading a few of the reviews, however, we are so glad that we traded with AB Concepts. Great staff and we can’t wait to return next year!!

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Kimber B, Manager at A Place at the Beach III, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to fill out a positive review about our resort. We are very happy that you and your family had a great time and enjoyed the location. The Crystal Coast is a beautiful area to relax and enjoy the beach. We look forward to visiting with you in the future. Have a wonderful holiday season. More

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Address: 1904 E. Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Atlantic Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — A Place at the Beach III 2.5*
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A Place at the Beach III is under new management since March of 2010. Lots of exciting improvements are being done to improve the resort. The resort has 279 units of which 98 are timeshare units. The other units have different rental management companies. Therefore service you are reading from one stay is not the service that standard for all. ... more   less 
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