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Sea Ranch Motel

PO Box 176, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Sea Ranch Motel
Ranked #6 of 17 hotels in Carolina Beach
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Zionville, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Sea Ranch Motel for my family has almost become like a tradition. My parents and I started staying at the Sea Ranch when I was a small child. My father became fast friends with the owner who passed away many years ago, because what attracted us initially to the Sea Ranch was the family feel. Each stay just felt... More

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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had an oceanview double room on the ground floor. The view was beautiful! It felt like we were on our own - you couldn't see anyone or anything but the ocean from our little porch. 2 kids (preschool age) and 2 adults sharing one room, and the trip went wonderfully! The staff was friendly and helped with any questions... More

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Bellingham, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We spent 5 glorious days there with perfect spring weather and kept extending out stay because it was so great. We took a top level room with kitchen and the balcony and view of the ocean were perfect. This place has been owned by the same family for decades and it shows. Not fancy but well kept up. We love... More

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Avery County NC
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

the shower head is for short people and the shower is for bean poles..the rooms are clean...we had a 3rd floor queen eff...facing the ocean....you can sit on your balcony, have breakfast and watch the sunrise..it is a family resort...and you have quiet hours...no smoking inside but you can on the balcony....front desk is friendly and glad to help you... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I read through all the reviews for this small hotel, and was a little worried. However, it turned out to be a nice little hotel. It is old, but clean and the staff was very nice. Towels were changed everyday and room was cleaned. We had an efficiency on the 2nd floor and a nice view of the ocean. The... More

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Willis, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I have been coming to Sea Ranch and Carolina Beach since 1986. The rooms and hotel may need updating need new mattresses...but it is very clean. Staff is friendly. I was a bit dissapointed that the jets on the hot tub had been turned off Othwise.. I had a most ejoyable time and look forward to going back again and... More

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Lumberton, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I really enjoyed the stay here the room was clean the staff was very helpful & friendly. My vacation was simply perfect. The price of this room was affordable which I found to be very impressing. The location was perfect not too far from the main attractions. I have found my new home away from home. Thanks to Sea Ranch... More

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Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We've stayed at the Sea Ranch 3 times & really loved it ~ we met some wonderful people that also were there during the same week we stayed ~ When I called to make the reservation for this year, the room we usually stay in & that I requested was not available, neither was the room above that one ~... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for vacation and it was perfect! Great place for two. The rooms were immaculate and the staff were very friendly and accommodating! If you are looking for fancy this is not the place for you. If you want clean, affordable, and a great location then this place hits the spot! Close enough to the... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Just returned home from the Family Fish Cottage at the Sea Ranch Motel. Our first visit to the area. Pictures of the cottage online seemed nice and quaint when viewed. The house was probably very nice once upon a time, however, it needs major upkeep and an exterminator. Upon arrival the front porch was okay. Nice swing. The plastic table... More

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Address: PO Box 176, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Sea Ranch Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Motel Carolina Beach

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