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The Sand Dollar Motel

101 Henderson Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
The Sand Dollar Motel
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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 

Boonsboro, Maryland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

unless you want to be browbeaten and scoffed at for nothing, don't waste your time. we checked in and there was trouble from the beginning. we had 2 adults 4 teenagers and a 3 year old. Sam very rudely said that was too many people and talked down to me like I'm an idiot. after accepting an additional $50 he... More 

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

Let me first say that these guest were the NASTY most DISGUSTING peoople that I have ever in my years as owner of this motel have had. They had totally disrespect for my room and this property. I wanted to ask them to leave the first day that I went in the room to try to clean. It just made... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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 

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