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Russo's Motel

213 Cape Fear Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this motel the past 5 year's and had nothing but a great experience with the old management until this past visit with new management was AWFUL!!! I was all but called a liar from the manger "Donna" when I know what our conversation was on the phone & she took it upon herself to rent our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised. The rooms had been recently updated and were very nice. We have stayed at several hotels in Carolina Beach in the past but this was by far the cleanest place we have ever stayed. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The location was perfect with the market just across the street and we could walk... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was our second visit to this motel and our first stay was excellent back in Mid July. The new live in manager couple back in July were both very friendly and genuinely concerned with making sure we had a great stay. Even though we checked in late, they got out of bed to check us in and went out... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have no idea how this motel was able to receive any 5 star ratings. We got there very late and it was dark, the pool was sparkly and there were colorful patio chairs outside the rooms. The inside of the room was terrible, however. Besides the large black insects common to the seashore the room was clean enough, but... More 

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North augusta, SC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After an hour of looking for a hotel for the night in Carolina beach we decided that we would settle for about anything. We were calling Russo's motel and the man on the phone advised us to pay for the room over the phone because rooms were filling fast (there was only 15). We did not see any pictures of... More 

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Stacy Y, Manager at Russo's Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry that we did not meet your expectations on the size of our rooms. We did notice that at no point in your review did you mention that your room was not clean, only too small. We apologize for the size of your room, but we were built over 50 years ago. To address some of your concerns:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My family & I stayed at Russo's Motel for a week and everything was amazing! The motel is very close to the beach & close to the boardwalk and its in a reasonable rate for families. Even though we had a bad experience last year with the old management we decided to give them a second chance & it was... More 

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Stacy Y, Manager at Russo's Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I spent a week there and may be spending a few more. The hotel management were very nice and cooperative. The room is what you would expect for the cost. It is an old facility so you can not expect miracles. The tub could have been replaced, the room could have more outlets (possibly hid behind beds?) but over all... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

When looking online, we saw that this place had mixed reviews and given how difficult it was to find much information online about Carolina Beach hotels/motels, we decided to give it a shot. I really wish we hadn't. We paid before seeing the room. I won't ever make that mistake again. The place was filthy. We didn't even want our... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We love it!!!!!! My family an I really enjoyed our stay, its very peaceful an relaxing, the boys really enjoyed the swimming pool, the managers are very friendly, We cant wait until next year to come back!!!

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RussosMotel, Manager at Russo's Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ginger for your review! We enjoyed having you and your family stay with us and look forward to seeing all of you on your next visit! More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The two good things were the location and the people running it were nice. The bad: The sheets on the bed were not clean, the comforter had burned marks and some stains that were rather bad. You had to pull the door hard to make sure it locked otherwise you could still just push it open. The security lock was... More 

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