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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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Siler City, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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California
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We normally stay at chain hotels, so we knew this would be different. It was, but not in a bad way. I don't think you can make reservations online, but when you call, they are so nice and helpful. They don't have someone at the front desk 24/7 in the off season, but they gave us instructions in case we... More 

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North Carolina
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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 April 10, 2015

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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