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310 Fort Fisher Blvd. North (U.S. 421), Kure Beach, NC 28449
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Kure Keys Motel
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Kure Beach
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly owner, friendly staff,great maids. I have cleaned hotel rooms for a living and didn't do this good a job! Place was spic and span. I mean nothing anywhere! Had a fantastic pool and a HUGE jacuzzi! Both where perfect! Can't say enough nice things about David and his staff. Def changing up my usual stay at at a diff... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 13
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) Wow.... you've got me blushing, over here! Now I'm stressing over trying to live up to such praise, every day ;-) . I'll certainly share your words with my staff, as you are *most* encouraging! Thank you, so much, for giving us a try. Don't be a stranger~~ :-) More

4 reviews 4 reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We couldn't love this place more our second summer coming down and seeing David and the staff.again was awesome. It's amazing to come to a place and see the same faces that also remember you and your family :) this is the cleanest place to stay always quiet and comfortable. They are the most hospitable and caring staff who goes... More

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

:-) Thank you!!! You know.....when the cool folks keep returning, and the "riffraff" doesn't/don't, it really DOES feel quite like home & family around here. It really makes *me* look forward to "coming to work"! :-) I was so frustrated that I couldn't provide better *weather* for your visit, this time......but I've ordered new equipment that is supposed to fix... More

19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is a gem. It is clean (No bugs spotted even when I looked). The place is well kept. The pool and hot tub and clean with plenty of seating. It is walking distance to everything in Kure. Right across the side street from the beach, along the board walk. I couldn't have asked for a better trip. If... More

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

Thank you, so very much, for your kind words! It was fun to get to host your return to Kure Beach after such a long absence. I'm SO glad that you found us!!! Please think of us the *next* time you hear the beach calling you. We'll leave the light on for ya....... ;-) ! More

Jackson, Ohio
2 reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed at the KureKeys every year for the last seven years. Some years we have visited more than once during the season. David Tripp and his staff have always been consistent and one thing, customer service and satisfaction. I was diagnosed with cancer of the larynx in January. From the moment my condition became known to... More

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

Oh, my......I'm very seldom at a loss for words, but I hardly know how to respond to all this, sir. You beat *everything*, y'know? ;-) .....including that cancer!!!! If looking forward to coming to visit us encouraged you, in any way, through your trials, this year......then I am pleased beyond measure! Keep hugging your girls for me, and bring them... More

Kittanning, Pennsylvania
1 review
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Our first time staying, was the most wonderful experience I could ask for. I felt like I was with family. This place WAS our home for six days. The owner and staff were my kindred spirits. Housekeeping is amazing. This place is CLEAN, thank you Joanne. The pool is always clean and ready to go thanks to "pool boy". And... More

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

Ya know how some people just make you smile when you see them coming? Something about them just shouts "Good People"!? Well, *you're* certainly one of those! Even our other guests enjoyed meeting & being around you....they *told* me so :-) . I'm so glad that you found us. It was such a treat getting to host you and your... More

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

If u stay in this motel make sure u put ur food away roaches all over the place...they acted like u were bothering them when asking for anything..... And don't try to get ahold of them after 10pm impossible.... Rude ppl... Would never ever stay or recommend this hotel..

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

Yes, as our rooms open directly to the outdoors, someone leaving food and trash strewn about, repeatedly, day after day will likely attract bugs. We cleaned up after you constantly, indoors and out (even the fireworks and debris left by your children!), but you were a most challenging group, in terms of cleanliness and common courtesy. Your expectations that I... More

1 review
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Most motels already have a bad rep but for this one. It was extremely clean, no bugs, very friendly owner, pretty much on the beach & and very affordable. I will most definitely stay there the next time I go back

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

Thanks, so much, for your encouragement! We really strive to please our guests, as that's truly why we're here. I swear, if I could turn the building to face directly toward the ocean, and move it just a bit closer.....I WOULD! ;-) . Hope to see you again, soon! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I just stayed again for four nights and had a great time. Pool was wonderful and had great time fishing!. Rooms were spotless and really appreciated after checking in to number one rated hotel with family in north myrle beach if you want to read that review! Like people will say, sometimes you don't really appreciate what you have until... More

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

LOL......that'll teach you to "stray" ;-) . So sorry for your family's less-than-great experience down in Myrtle. We're always awaiting your return to the "Reel Kure", here at the Kure Keys. It is always a pleasure to be your host, here on Pleasure Island! More

Charlotte, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Im sure all the other reviews you see here are written by the workets or the owners because after staying there..they seem laughable. All that was available was a "suite" which consisted of 2 queen beds and a studio kitchen. They charged a extra 10 dollars to the rate because they considered my 2 yr old child an Extra person!!!!... More

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

Ouch! ;-) Your opinions remind me that, perhaps despite our best efforts, we simply won't be able to please everyone. It seems apparent that our older, little limited service motel is not what you desired. I wonder, though, why you feel so driven to disparage the opinions of so many others? Please at least be honest about the one issue... More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

It is always a gamble when you look online for the perfect place to stay, especially when your searching a location you've never visited before. My wife and I took a chance and chose the Kure Beach Motel for our first trip to Kure Beach NC. It turned out to be a great find, and it will be our go... More

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

We love meeting new folks and having the opportunity to please you during your stay! Thanks *very* much for giving us a try and for sharing your kind thoughts. We'll be watching for your return!!! More

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Address: 310 Fort Fisher Blvd. North (U.S. 421), Kure Beach, NC 28449
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Kure Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kure Keys Hotel

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, family-owned and operated oceanside motel. (Not oceanfront). Just 100 feet from the beach and boardwalk in Kure Beach, NC, our rooms face parallel with the beach, so you must step out of your room for the ocean view. We have no "ocean view" rooms, though the public deck/porch on the ocean side of our building affords an excellent view of the beach, ocean, and magnificent sunrises!NO PETS : please don't ask if we're "pet friendly". We absolutely *love* pets (have some at home), but they are not allowed at our motel. It is really not a matter of "friendliness" :-)We have no designated "non-smoking" rooms. For those guests requesting non-smoking accommodations, in advance, we aggressively sanitize and deodorize our rooms with a *very* effective ozone generator. Our guests are nearly always *very* pleased with the results!We have a large grill available, a coin laundry, fish cleaning facility, and more than ample parking. There's even room for your boat, under 23'. With two "extra-long" double beds, all of our rooms can accommodate four guests rather comfortably. A small rollaway cot/bed is available for a fifth guest, but there can be no more than five people occupying a room, regardless of ages/sizes. We have excellent quality linens,flat screen TVs, and free WiFi! Outdoor jacuzzi! Plenty of free ice (can you believe that so many places *charge* you for ice?!), a convenience store just across the street with bait and tackle, beach supplies, etc. Yes, we *really* will inflate your water toys for you! Come visit ... more   less 
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