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The Sand Dollar Motel

101 Henderson Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had out of state visitors and wanted to take them on a quick, last-minute trip to Atlantic Beach. Needed several rooms and decided to give the Sand Dollar a call based on other Trip Advisor reviews. I am happy I did. The owner was very accommodating and even gave me a deal on one of the rooms so we... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at The Sand Dollar Motel. I am glad that we could accommodate you and your family for your short trip to Atlantic Beach. Hope you can come spend some more time with us. We have a beautiful area to explore. Thanks again for the nice review. More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We have stayed with Trish and Sam several times. They are the reason why we keep going back. Their motel is conviently located to the beach and all local attractions. They know all the best places to visit and eat! If you want a clean well kept property to stay give them a call. You won't be disappointed!

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Cathy and Andy, Thank you so much for the nice review. As always we enjoyed getting to spend some time together. You have become family to us. That is one nice thing about running a motel. You meet so many nice people that become part of our lives. Hope to see you soon. More 

auburndale,FL
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

What a quaint little motel, very close to the beach. The owners seem very nice and are they are there if you need anything. Just a short walk to the beach and close to local attractions. Rooms were clean and comfortable. I LOVE supporting small places like this whenever I can. We will definitely stay here again when we Return... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review and for choosing to stay at The Sand Dollar Motel. We enjoyed getting to know you, so many of our guest become part of our family! Hope to see you so. Thank you again. Tricia More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a very clean little motel, nice owners, although they are very firm on their guest rules. Easy walk to beach, but the Atlantic Beach shops and main area are a short drive. Rooms have a bit of an odd layout, and unfortunately the beds, while new and clean, were very hard. I'd recommend some kind of padded mattress... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and for staying with us at The Sand Dollar. We provide a safe, enjoyable place to to stay and unfortunately to do that we must have rules. Hope to see you again. Thanks Tricia More 

NC
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We had a nice beach weekend at the Sand Dollar this past weekend. The motel is close to the beach (just down the street) and it is an easy walk (or drive your car and park a couple of blocks closer), with easy beach access. Our room was very clean, with a small refrigerator and a coffee maker, and the... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. Thank you staying with us and I enjoyed talking to you. That is one nice thing about running a motel, I do get to meet some very nice people and love talking to them. Hope to see you again at The Sand Dollar. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I believe Sam Liptrap answered the phone when I called today. He was very short with me and said he was giving me "a deal" by trying to assign me to a room with 2 beds, when I only needed one (just me and my girlfriend staying). I told him "I would hate to waist all of that space. What... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

This is a false attack, tripadvisor has been contacted to have it removed. I never had the above conversation with this little man. Sam Liptrap More 

Rockwell, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Emaculatley clean rooms, very friendly staff. Also quiet, easy beach access, close to shopping and restraunts, not fussy, Great staff, very accomodating & best 5 day deal I could find, I will definatley stay again ! They also cater to US Military. Best bag Ice prices !

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the really nice review. We are so happy when our guest have had a nice time. That is our goal! We hope to see you again. More 

Whitehouse, Texas
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I rented this room as part of a fishing trip with my son. The owners allowed us to come in late, and all the paperwork was waiting on the night-stand when we arrived. The beds were comfortable, and the ceiling fan kept us plenty cool, we did not need the A/C. The room was well decorated, and included a coffee... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

We really appreciate the nice review. We are so glad that you had a nice stay with us and hope to see you again. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Stayed in unit 1 for a week for a getaway for my wife's birthday. We went out to eat for breakfast on her birthday and when we returned to our surprise There was a plate of fresh cookies and a card waiting on my wife. I don't think I have ever gone anywhere that the owners went out of their... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very nice review. I am so glad that you made the choice to stay with us. We look forward to you coming back. More 

NC
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I gave this motel an "excellent" rating because you do have to judge it in context of similar priced ocean side accommodations. However, for cleanliness, it could stand up to a 5 star property. That room was SPOTLESS. At this price you are not expecting a "resort" type accommodation. We were visiting family who had a place rented up the... More 

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sanddollar2006, Owner at The Sand Dollar Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review. We enjoyed having you stay with us and hope to see you again. Our goal is to give folks a clean room at a reasonable rate. Thank you again. More 

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