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Kure Keys Motel

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310 North Fort Fisher Blvd, Kure Beach, NC 28449
Kure Keys Motel
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  • Location
    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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The price was a tad high for the quality of the rooms. The pool is small but the hot tub was great. and the distance to the pier was great! All in all I would stay again if I had too. It was a lot better when I was a kid I guess I was excited to be at the... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) "Whoa yeah, life goes on, Long after the thrill of livin' is gone...." Sorry.........couldn't resist tossing a little Mellencamp out there..... ;-) *Really*, though........thanks for taking the time to express your opinions! About the only thing that I can respond to is your concern about pricing. I always encourage people to "price shop", if they wish (*I* do!). I... More 

Springville
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guy I would say "gentlemen" who ran the place was rude.. Not at all helpful.. We had Pop it were u throw them on the ground and they pop and patty poppers where u pull the string and confetti or streamers cam out.. He considered them fire works and asked us not to use them.. Was sposed to be... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) I am honestly surprised, and rather amused that you insist upon drawing such attention to yourself, as in your previous "review" (of the same stay) from July 14, 2014. Since the good folks at TripAdvisor seem unwilling, or unable to enforce their *own* guidelines forbidding multiple/repeated "reviews" of a single visit, I will respond. You are correct about one... More 

Monroe, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When looking for a place to stay in Kure Beach my first priority was a hot tub & that is how I found Kure Keys. Then I read the reviews. All the nice things people have said are so true. The owner, David, is so friendly, nice & funny. Jo Ann in housekeeping is a sweetheart & works so hard... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) So.....they come for the hot tub, but return for the banter/humor???? ;-) Thank you, SO much, for the compliments! My staff and I try *very* hard to make folks comfortable and pleased with their stays at our little "escape", but you were downright FUN to be hosting! (And so very understanding of the "inconvenience" that we encountered that one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I came down from Pennsylvania and David Tripp (owner) and his staff were absolutely wonderful. This will definitely be where we stay from now on! The motel is cleaner than some big name hotels we have stayed at! They were absolutely fantastic!! Thank you for such a wonderful time!!

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) !!! It has been our great fortune to have quite a few wonderful Pennsylvanians "find us" and come to visit! I am SO pleased that you are now among that cool bunch of folks!!! Your encouraging words are VERY much appreciated and have been shared with my staff. Looking forward to the next time you come pulling into our... More 

Clemmons
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just got back from another great long weekend at the Kure Keys and first of several trips planned for this year. Same charm and great people and just a wonderful relaxing time at the beach! Highly recommended !

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to get to see you, again.......and certainly a treat to read your kind words! We always enjoy seeing "The Reel Kure" return to port, here at our little oasis ;-) Looking forward to your return.......you'll be VERY pleased to know that the jacuzzi is in FINE FORM! :-) Thanks, again, Sir!!! More 

Apex, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

What a great place to kick up your feet, and be able to access everything. It's a place where you can park, go to the beach, go down the Boardwalk to eat, and do a little fishing too. Shopping, great food, entertainment.... It's all available within walking distance.

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) Long time no see, "Gambler"! ;-) It was a pleasure having you discover our little slice of paradise. Hope you can make it back so I can "just drop in...to see what condition my condition was in"..... Safe travels, sir! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was my our first vacation just the two of us in 32 years of marriage. We had never heard of Kure Beach.I just pointed to it on a map . Once we got there ,we had no idea as to where to stay. We checked out a few but ended up here at Kure Keys. So glad we did.David... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

What a pleasant surprise!!!! We've been closed for the Winter.....just came in to begin preparing to re-open for the Spring, at the end of March.....and THERE are your kind words waiting for me! :-) THANK YOU for deciding to share your experience and opinions. It's always a treat to make new friends, here at the beach! So glad that you... More 

Clemmons, North Carolina
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I stayed here last weekend to go fishing and had a great time. The rooms, pool, and hot tub were the cleanest I've ever seen at any place I've stayed at. Everyone who works there are great. I can't wait to come back next year and stay longer than just the weekend!

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words about us! I'm *so* pleased that you enjoyed your first visit with us. It was such a treat for us to get to meet you!!! :-) Your "island attitude" suits us just fine! More 

Clemmons
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just came home after my seventh visit this year and with my 21 year old daughter for the first time. Had wonderful time as usual and my daughter wants to go next year for a whole week. Enjoyed fishing, the local restaurants and chillin on porch overlooking ocean and the hot tub! Could not have expected a better experience and... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) Glad that you got home safely. I know that you could certainly stay any place that you care to.....large, luxurious resorts, and such. That you keep returning to visit with us gives me quite a sense of pride in my rather humble little place.....and certainly in my great, cool staff! Your penchant for telling folks about us just warms... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Second time staying at this hotel this year and loved it. Have stayed numerous times over the last couple of years. As always extremely clean and staff is great and easy going. Great view of beach and walking distance to great restaurants, boardwalk and pier. Love the extremely large hot tub. Looking forward to next trip back to stay at... More 

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KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

Thanks, so much, for your honest opinions......*and* your return visits! No, we'll never be "new", nor large, luxurious and "corporate. Folks that need/want such accommodations can certainly find them (and *pay* for them ;-) ). ......now, if we can just get a little better at arranging great weather for our guests, I'll be pretty close to satisfied, myself.I used to... More 

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