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Sea Ranch Motel

PO Box 176, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent a great weekend at Sea Ranch. The staff are so nice and friendly and will provide anything you need. It is not a modern day hotel, but has everything you need in a homely atmosphere. Loved our time there and can't wait to go back.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a basic place to stay that is well maintained, has a friendly and helpful staff, and a convenient location, this is the place to stay. The housekeeping staff does a great job tending to the rooms. It has a family atmosphere. There is a 2 ft section in one of the pools (if you have small kids).... More 

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Waynesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 2nd time staying here. I love this motel! It has 2 very nice pools and access to the beach. It's quiet, pleasant, and very comfortable! Depending on your needs you can even get a room with a kitchenette. Great cleaning services also!!

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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

They made our check in very easy since we were arriving after the office closed. The Room was very cramped but we made due, since the atmosphere was very friendly. There was plenty of room to sit outside our room overlooking the pool. The pools were out of this world, our boys could not make up there mind which one... More 

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Newton Grove, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Very nice only downfall shower was really small and only 1 grill. It was very clean very nice pools. If shower was a little bigger it would be a 5! Nice oceanfront or pool view either one is excellent nice location and very peaceful.

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Zionville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stayed with the folks at the Sea Ranch again this past weekend & very pleased as we have been over the past 30 years. This place is a tradition for my family and it is run by people you can trust. We have visited many times over the years but this year is the latest in the season that we... More 

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Indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed at the Sea Ranch in early August 2014. We had an oceanfront room with 2 full beds in the 2-story building.The staff is friendly, the beds are firm, and our room was clean, with older but maintained furniture. Although the TV was only an older tube set, full satellite service was provided, with a lot more channels than... More 

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We rented the kitchen unit. all in all it was a pleasant stay. We enjoyed our stay. it was one large room with 2 double beds, with a small kitchen, wouldn't want to do heavy cooking in it. however it met our needs very well, We were a family of 4 adults and one little one, The room was large... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Vintage 1950's with the pervasive smell of mold and body odor. It appeared that the bedspreads and curtains were last cleaned in the 70's. REALLY!!!! Everything needs to be totally revamped. How expensive could it be to get some fresh linens and curtains.??? I seriously almost slept in my car -- that's how bad it was. Then to make matters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My family just returned from several days at the Sea Ranch Motel at Carolina Beach. It was our first stay there and it won't be our last. The room and facility were as described, clean and everything functioned properly. This motel is run by a family and they target families and that makes it a great place to stay. We... More 

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