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Ocean Crest Motel

1417 East Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Ocean Crest 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you typically stay in the nicer hotel chains and then come to Ocean Crest, you will be disappointed. But knowing there are so few hotels at Oak Island, Ocean Crest becomes more acceptable day by day. Good: Sits right on the beach with easy beach access, beside the pier and upscale restaurant, clean with very pleasant staff, large private... More 

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Monroe, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed here many times over the years. This trip was great. The rooms have been remodeled and they are very nice. Sherry, in the office, was such a great help with everything and made our weekend the best. We will be going back soon.

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burlington, nc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1st and foremost, these rooms are small... Like not much bigger than a stateroom on a Cruise Ship. Our room had 2 double beds, mini-fridge coffee maker, window AC unit, wall-mounted TV, and a bathroom with sink & shower. We had 4 people and it was tight but doable, but don't expect a lot of privacy in the room. Now... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel reminds me of the way motels use to be "back in the day". I'm talking a door with a real key. It is certainly an older motel (with a very small bathroom), but it was clean and had a fridge and coffee maker. I had a second floor room (which is best if you want a view) with... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the Ocean Crest Townhouse for a total of 3 months. The owners more than met our needs and the stay was very pleasant. Nice beach, quiet area. Good food in the area, enough retail to meet your needs. Beautiful view. Just nice overall.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place has policies they can't set aside even if a customer could be made happy. How many people have gotten the last room when you get there there are no cars in the parking lot. I couldn't have slept there or even have opened my luggage.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Our family of four has stayed here multiple times over the last 10 years, the location and price are outstanding. The staff has always been pleasant and helpful, the rooms have always been clean and over the years there have been upgrades to the rooms. About the decor, it is beach functional, very nice but not so fancy that you'd... More 

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Raeford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The staff was very accommodating and so very polite. The price was great and affordable (off season) and our view was the best. The room was older but very well taken care of and super clean. We are coming back and next time we are bringing our kids. also to add it was very quiet. We really enjoyed it. Great... More 

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Traphill, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great place for a peaceful and quite stay . Beautiful views from the balcony. The townhouse is awesome for two families to stay together. Highly recommend.Just got back from my 10yr anniversary .Stayed at this hotel for 5 years now with no complaints

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Frederick, Md
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Our room was small and VERY expensive, even off-season, with dated furnishings, noisy window air conditioner, and very small bathroom. There are many better places you can stay for the same money on Oak Island. On the plus side, it's immediately adjacent to Ocean Crest Pier, $1 to walk the pier, $8 to fish, and its tasty restaurant. Go figure.

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