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Ocean Crest Motel

1417 East Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
Ocean Crest Motel
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Rating summary
  • 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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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
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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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Bayville, New Jersey
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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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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
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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
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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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