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Ocean Crest Motel

1417 East Beach Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465
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Ocean Crest Motel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We vacation here every year & are never disappointed. We were pleased to see the hotel make upgrades to the rooms ( new linens, paint, & shower). We always have a great time. This is a great motel for the price & location.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

15% discount if you stay 3 nights during the week in a non oceanfront room. We opted for an oceanfront room. How awesome to open your door and there's the water! The room was very clean and the daily maid service was superior! Front desk ladies we so welcoming. We would most definitely stay there again.

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Jonas Ridge, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The overall price, friendliness of staff, and general cleanliness make this a good value, but be prepared for a few things... I was very happy with all staff contacts from making reservations, to check in, to answering a question on Day 2, to check out. The housecleaning staff were like ninjas-we never seen them even coming and going throughout the... More

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Atlanta, GA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing to say is that there is a shortage of hotel space on Oak Island. There are no "upper end" hotels/motels. The second thing to say is that, given my first statement, set your expectations properly. This is a traditional, "old style" motel with two floors. It consists of at least three different buildings, each offering a slightly... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You're paying for a motel right on the ocean at a reasonable price. If you're worried about the finer details of lodging, then look elsewhere - you should be outside! I paid extra for a private oceanfront balcony and was happy that I did. In the morning and evening I would sit outside and read on the balcony to the... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for the weekend for my birthday and it was a great stay! I had never been to Oak Island before. It is a lovely beach and this "motel" is not what you would think a motel would be. We stayed in room 231 which is in the green building and our room was ocean front with shared... More

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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Ocean Crest Motel! I have stayed with this hotel twice and both times, the rooms were super clean. The sheets and towels are all exceptionally cleaned and smell fresh. The view from the private balcony room is breathtaking because it is right on the beach. The motel staff is super friendly and go out of their way to... More

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Clinton, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel is very clean. Perfect location. Extremely friendly helpful staff! We had a wonderful time and will be back! Check in was a easy. They had a place for us to change so we could go ahead and go to the beach because we arrived early. Overall wonderful experience!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered up the coast to oak island after finding no hotels in myrtle beach area over the weekend. Picked ocean crest based solely on trip advisor reviews - so glad we took a chance! This vintage style beach motel is the only commercial property on a long strip of rental houses which means the hotel's approx 200 ft beachfront is... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Motel is extremely clean!! The staff is super friendly and accomodating! Best kept ocean front motel secret! Rates are very fair, and shh! I dont theyve increased them in years! Rooms are very clean, as are common areas. Easy to find! We'll be back!

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

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Located on the beach providing a unique location on Oak Island and the area. Your choice of 3 room types at fair rates. Stay for 7-Only pay for 5 night special year round. Ask about our awesome oceanfront Townhouse that sleeps 8 persons! ... more   less 
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