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Dolphin Lane Motel

318 Carolina Beach Ave. North, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Mount Airy, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only good thing about this hotel is the location to the beach everything else a nightmare first off if you have kids the rooms with a double are so tiny no table nothing but one chair its beyond cramped. The carpet is so dirty that your feet will be black when walking on it, the bathroom was awful the... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The staff was exceptionally accommodating! No hassle with any request & always wore a smile. Very close to marina, boardwalk rides & restaurants. The pool was properly cleaned every morning and locked at a reasonable hour every night. The beach access is close & with a 3 & 6 year old, they were able to lift a hand to carry... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The motel was very clean, it had everything we needed, kitchen , table & chairs, nice bathroom. The staff provided clean towels and housekeeping daily. The beach was very close which we loved. The staff was great, owner very nice and helpful. They have a outdoor shower and spigot to get the sand off before going to the rooms. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Excellent Hostess upon arrival and the Room was as excellent! Location was ideal, price was right within our Budget! The people were so very friendly in the neighborhood! entertainment & Dinning were in walking distance so parking the car was NOT a factor! Overall... it was a wonderful way for my Wife & Me to spend our July 4th of... More 

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Newton Grove, North Carolina
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Rooms are not that clean but when you walk in the clorox hits you in the face. Hard tiny beds and the pool is so so small the stove in my room is missing the bottom part coffee pot no coffee or filters nice size shower but shower head missing oh and door locks but the chain lock is broken.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The room was spacious and the view of the ocean was breathtaking from the balcony. It has easy beach access (very important with small children.) the motel was close to the boardwalk, shopping, and restaurants. We will definitely stay again!

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Hanalei, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Off season rates were awesome. Super nice folks that make you feel looked-after. Nice that there was internet... and a pool. Walking distance to lots of great little beach restaurants and bars. Hot water was not that hot, and room was a little musty... but that's life by the ocean I guess. Best feature: being able to walk right over... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I looked at the reviews before I stayed here and overall they seemed good with a few bad....my family rented a cottage and hotel room...we came down because my little brother was having a military graduation. .keep in mind it was also the last weekend of summer and labor day weekend. .we are a big Christian family and do foster... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is definitely an older motel, but it was a great place to stay right on the beach! Staff was nice! It was small, but clean. No plugs in the bathroom and the towels are small and thin, but otherwise room was good. Walk right out the door and around the corner to the path that leads to the beach!... More 

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Fairfield County, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The good folks of the Dolphin Lane Motel know how to make you feel welcome- from taking the time to explain room choices when you call, to giving local directions, these people aren't just practicing good textbook customer service, but are genuinely friendly. Plus, the rooms are a great value. We stayed across the street in a one-bedroom that had... More 

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