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The Sand Dollar Motel

101 Henderson Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
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The Sand Dollar Motel
Ranked #6 of 15 hotels in Atlantic Beach
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Rating summary
  • 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found The Sand Dollar Motel with this site, and I cannot be happier about it! Check in was quick and easy, the rules for staying are simple, management was extremely courteous and understanding, and the motel is a five minute (or less) walk to the beach. Check out was faster than check in, and Sam gave us two sand... 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 and the family stay with us. You were wonderful guest! Sorry for the unexpected visitor Hurricane Arthur. We enjoy having families, so we expect sand, no problem. We are at the beach. As far as the coaster, I have a stock pile of those so do not feel... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a clean, safe and friendly place to stay! As always the owners made me feel at home. I just got back from 9 days and I recommend this location to all my friends and family. I look forward to many more stays at The Sand Dollar Motel!!

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

Thanks for the nice review. You know we love having you. You are family to us and it is your home away from home always!!! Hope to see you soon... More

Clendenin, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Resort its not but if you are looking for a comfortable, quite, safe, clean, low key atmosphere, this is the place for you! not to mention very affortable! The beach is just a short walk away. We will return again!

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

Thank you so much for the very nice review. We love hearing that our guest had a nice vacation. It is what we want for everyone that stays with us. Look forward to seeing you again. Again that you so much for staying with us. More

Ernul, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The manager was terribly rude to me and humiliated me in front of my out of town family guests. I was trying to work with him on the bill, as there were two children that needed to be accounted for, so he tried to sell me another efficiency apartment for $340 MORE after paying him already for a week ($600).... More

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

We get a bad review from a bad customer. As you can tell from her review she has a hard time telling the truth, we do not charge for children. At check in she register 4 people including the children. She was caught with 8 people in the room., she should have been evicted but we where kind enough to... More

Rocky Mount NC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Nice family-owned motel convenient to everything in Atlantic Beach. Room was spic 'n span clean and the beds were comfortable. It's a short walk down the street to the ocean and the beach has a little park area for the kids with swings/slide/gazebo. This motel does not offer daily maid service and you need to bring your own shampoo, coffee,... More

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

Thanks you so much for the nice review. We are not a fancy motel with all the amenities but we try our best for everyone that stays with us to enjoy there stay with a clean and comfortable room. Hope to see you again. Thanks Tricia More

Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed over the weekend at the sand dollar. Places like this are a dying bread and at Atlantic Beach they are few and far between. If you are looking for a nice place to stay that will not brake the bank this it. Sam and Patrica are the best people you will ever know. The place is not the ritz... 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 try so very hard to make The Sand Dollar a clean, affordable place for families to come enjoy our beautiful beach and area here. Thank you again and thank you for always staying with me. Hope to see you soon. Take care of yourself!! More

Southeast USA
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
51 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

What can I say...this place is convenient, clean, affordable, and is managed by friendly, helpful owners. Compared to a lot of places at the beach, the Sand Dollar will not break your wallet. The room was spotless, and contained all the essentials needed for a comfortable stay. The neighborhood is quiet, without an over-abundance of road or foot traffic. Restaurants... More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It put a smile on our face. So glad you had good luck at the fishing spot. We look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again, your review means a lot to us. More

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The best price/value relationship in the area just got better if you own a boat or jet ski. Rooms are always clean but the SSS Marina across the street is perfect, affordable, too, and inviting for a small boat or PWC. Going out later, call the Atlantic Beach Taxi for a cheap, round trip to and from the small, local... More

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

Thanks Paul for the great review. As always we enjoy having you and look forward to seeing you again next year! More

Farmville, North Carolina, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you're looking for a great place to stay at a very, very reasonable price, then stay here! The Sand Dollar Motel is one of those "gems" you find and once you find it, you'll be coming back again and again. Sam told me he and his wife Trish have owned this place for about 10 yrs. and you can... More

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

Thank you some much positive review. We appreciate your loyalty by always staying with us when you come to the beach. It makes us feel good when our guest are satisfied, that is our goal! Look forward to see you again. Thank you... More

Rocky Mount, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Just got home from Atlantic Beach, NC. Owners - Trish and Sam - are the best. It is always nice to be able to ask for information about restaurants, fishing etc. and get an answer that you can depend on. This motel is immaculate - can't wait to return. This is the place I would love to runaway to!

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I glad the you got to do some golfing and shopping. We really enjoyed having you and the Adkins stay with us. It was a really pleasure meeting you both. Hope to see you again soon. More

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Additional Information about The Sand Dollar Motel

Address: 101 Henderson Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Atlantic Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Sand Dollar Hotel Atlantic Beach
Sand Dollar Hotel

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Amenities

Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Atlantic Beach #5 Romantic Hotel in Atlantic Beach
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sand Dollar Motel is a small family owned motel.We are on the beach side with a short walk to the beach.Quiet and safe area. Mile and half to main intersection of Atlantic Beach. We have regular rooms with 1 or 2 double beds.All rooms have a small fridge and coffee maker. We also have apartments with full kitchens, separate bedroom. Great for families. We try our very best to make our guest comfortable and enjoy their stay with us. We have clean and affordable rooms with a family atmosphere. ... more   less 
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