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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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Monroe, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were overall pleased with our stay at the Ocean Crest hotel. Everything was freshly painted and then shower was very clean. The room hasn't been updated in a decade or two, but it was fine. The bed was acceptably comfortable, but the free wifi was too weak to use. I loved the view and the patio which allowed for... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a lovely summer week at the Ocean Crest Motel. The beaches were beautiful, clean and not crowded. The motel rooms were clean (until we dragged sand in) and large enough for our four person family. The balcony overlooked the beach and because it is a south facing beach, we never had sun burning down on us while on... More 

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

When I pay $185 per night for a motel room I expect the floor to be mopped, shampoo, and coffee. All of these amenities were missing. They claim that wi-fi is available, but at best we got wi-fi 25% of the time. Will not stay here again!!!

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very relaxing, nicely renovated rooms, clean uncrowded beach. Been going there for 15 years and still love it. Go to Beanas for breakfast and to Provisions for dinner. We will definitely keep coming back. Thanks Walt!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My husband is a perfectionist when it comes to lodging. The Ocean Crest Motel is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are comfortable, it's location is awesome and the employees are very helpful and polite. We will be back to stay again for sure. Thank you for our wonderful stay.

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the Ocean Crest Motel and would likely stay here again. Pros: 1. Location: Immediately adjacent to the beach. We could run on the beach in the morning, swim in the afternoon, and use the grill within eyesight in the evening. 2. Value: For the location/quality this was an outstanding hotel. I am sure there are... More 

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Willow Spring, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Nice little rooms the owners where very nice. We are going back in a few weeks. If just simple is your kind of thing then you will be very happy with your stay. Very quiet also being you have to be 25 to rent a room so you want hear any noise. Very simple quiet and laid back my kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The rooms with the private balconies are comfortable and nice. You have a great view of the ocean, the rooms are always clean, the beds are comfortable, the staff is great, awesome walkway, there are places to rinse sand off of your feet, and it's just overall great. The bathrooms are super small though but that is the only thing... More 

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Siler City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Everything about this place was wonderful except for the beds. We just got a standard room because it was just the 2 of us. I mean everything except the bed was great, even down to the water pressure. Will likely go back but will probably try another room to see if the beds are all the same.

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in an oceanfront private balcony room. Sherry and Chalet at the front desk were awesome- super friendly and gave great tips about local places/things to do. Cute,very clean room with a perfect view. Would definitely return and recommend.

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