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Ocean Crest Motel

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1417 East Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
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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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Raeford, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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Bayville, New Jersey
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189 reviews 189 reviews
11 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Came here for 2 nights for a wedding @ Brigatine 2,@ the end of the Island...great sunrise & sunset, can't find that anywhere else on the east coast...Pier was tall & long, lots of fisherman on a sat & sun . did see ppl catching fish on the pier & surf... We had a room on 1st floor, room 109,... More 

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Gate City, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A friend of mine visited this hotel twice and made glowing recommendations, so my wife and I made the trek to Oak Island and Ocean Crest. Folks, we were not disappointed at all! This is a beachfront motel and you are literally a stone's throw to very quiet water and the pier! Due to popularity there were no beachfront rooms... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

You cannot beat the view of the ocean and the pier. Very clean. Will definitely come back here. Hearing the ocean may put you to sleep at night!!! It is a very charming motel. The private balcony also was a plus and definitely worth the price of the room. Nicely located on Oak Island....close to Southport and the Fort Fisher... More 

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Boone, North Carolina, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Many of the North Carolina beaches I remember from my childhood and young adulthood have, in my opinion, been ruined by over development: high rises, condos, and four-story duplexes crammed side by side on expensive ocean front lots created by tearing down the unpretentious cottages of old. How wonderful to spend an early October weekend at Oak Island and enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I surprised my husband with a weekend stress busting trip for just the two of us to Oak Island. We rented an ocean front private balcony room. The view from our balcony was fabulous, and amazingly close to the beach! My husband loves to fish and this motel is next door to the pier and oh so convenient to everything... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary.The staff were amazing ! Rooms are very clean , beautiful views , peaceful! The office staff made you feel like you were family and all the other guest were friendly . This was am amazing 4 day weekend ! Cannot wait to go back for more relaxation!

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Garner, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was our 1st stay and it will definitely not be our last! From the moment we checked in until we turned in the key everyone treated us like they had known us forever! The rooms were clean and you are so close to the ocean you can listen to the waves sing you a lullaby to sleep. I can't... More 

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Address: 1417 East Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ocean Crest Hotel Oak Island

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