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Driftwood Motel

604 Ocean Drive, Oak Island, NC
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  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2005

I recommend this motel for anyone looking for a clean comfortable room with a great location. It's not the Hilton but if your looking for a charming older motel that isn't expensive with a beutiful view this would be it. I came here with a couple of fishing buddies in the fall and I am looking forward to coming back... More 

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A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2004

although i have no problem with smoking, i found the rooms to be incredibly smoky. the room smelled like newports whenever the air conditioner was on. and the management had a dog that they kept in their apartment that did nothing but bark all day and most of the night. but hey, you get what you pay for. next time... More 

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A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2004

we recently 8/02/04 rented a room at the driftwood motel for one week but found upon entering this room it was not suitable for my wife as she is an asthmatic and could not breathe in this room. we had previously been assured that we would not be able to tell this was a smoking room. upon notifing the manager... More 

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A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2004

Great little motel. The owners are just fabulous! Beach is right across the road and there are good restaurants on the island.

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A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2004

My husband and I just returned from a four-day trip to Oak Island. We stayed at the Driftwood Motel and loved it. Another reviewer, above, calls it a "ratrap", which we think is inaccurate. The rooms were indeed a little outdated, but they were clean and comfortable, and we found their 70s atmosphere charming. They had cable, a small fridge,... More 

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