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Island Inn

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202 Goldsboro Ave., Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
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Island Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Surf City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Surf City though we've vacationed nearby many times. What a nice town it is and the Island Inn is a great place to stay! This family owned property is clean, friendly, and impeccably maintained. It's right across the street from the beach and just a short walk from many restaurants.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We do try to keep everything clean, neat and functioning properly! Every year we go into our rooms and do things to make them more up to date, more comfortable, etc. Glad you had a great time and looking forward to seeing you again! More

Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here after we left our beach house. Barbara,the owner/manager, was so hospitable. The room was very clean and comfortable. The hotel is so close to the beach. And the pool was a plus. Very relaxing stay!!!

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! I do my best. Try to make guests feel welcome and comfortable. Is nice to feel appreciated too:) More

South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed two lovely days at the Island Inn. It was a perfect getaway for our honeymoon. The Inn has limited rooms so be sure to call ahead for a reservations. The rooms are clean and the small refrigerator and microwave were a nice surprise. The Inn has two floors and we were on the bottom floor. I would recommend an... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

I was going to put you upstairs, but downstairs was requested. With floors being tile, unfortunately it is a little louder depending on who is in upstairs rooms. We have a lot of guests of like the downstairs due to more shade and the rocking chairs and won't have any noise over them. Glad you like our place and hope... More

Quinton, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I spent 5 nights at this very clean family-owned motel on Topsail Island in August. Old but very nice and clean. All the employees are very courteous and treat you like family. The picnic tables outside every room encourage nice discussions between guests. It was our first trip to Topsail, and the Island Inn's location in Surf... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We remodeled the motel with comfort and utilization of outside space in mind. One of the comments we hear most is how our guests have made friends with our other friendly guests. Can't do that with just a balconey! Hope you stay with us again. More

Cameron,NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here a few weems ago. It was nice, clean and neat. The owners were on hand every day so that IF you had an issue you could go to the office and talk with them. The pool was close to our room and they have pinic tables outside each room to leave your sandy shoes... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We do have a place to rinse off. It is just other side of stairwell facing the beach. Has high and low shower heads and has a sign that says "Please shower before using pool". More

Holly Springs, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very clean and well maintained. Could walk wherever we wanted to. Will definitely stay again. Really liked that it had a pool. Loved that there was a picnic table and hooks right outside our room to hang and keep all our wet, sandy beach stuff. That was a nice touch.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much and glad you were happy!!! We tried to do all we could to make our place comfortable and inviting. We also strive to have the cleanest rooms possible as well! Again, thank you and hope to see you again. More

Raleigh, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was the first time we visited Topsail Bch, so glad we choose to stay at the Island Inn. Great location, easy for families. We enjoyed the staff, they were wonderful, kind and organized. We checked in at 4pm, quiet room, big, perfect for the three of us! We did rent the double room that has separate room, where my... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We do try our best to make every stay a good experience!!! Hope to see you again! More

Sanford, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We have stayed here several times, but this was our first time with a toddler. Very clean and neat. Love the quaintness, great access to the beach and downtown area. Only drawback is a very small bathroom. Works well for adults, just not that great for kids. And our room this time was right beside the main little sitting area.... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! Unfortunately, the rooms with 1 bed are in the 2-story part have smaller baths. Rooms are block and so are the showers, so there wasn't anything we could do. Sounds like you need a room with 2 queens, those have bigger bathrooms. Our air conditioners are all on the back side of... More

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you nneed a hotel/motel in Surf City give this one your business. You cant ask for any cleanerr and right across the little street your flip flops will take you to a beautiful beach. Owner/ front desk...perfect. That's why it works. They care! We love it so much we are going for a 3rd visit again this year.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We try our darnedest to make every one comfortable and welcomed!!! And of course to make sure every room is CLEAN!!! More

Lynchburg, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My husband and I went to the beach for a couple of days in July. We picked this place because it had good reviews and we could rent for just a couple of days. So glad we did. It was clean and although the small, it had everything we needed. We were able to leave our car parked and walk... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Yep, we are not the Hilton by no means:) But since we didn't build the place, we did the best we could with what we had to work with. Couldn't make rooms bigger, so we added decks/porches and picnic tables to extend the rooms to the outside. Made rooms as comfortable as possible with what we thought we would like... More

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Additional Information about Island Inn

Address: 202 Goldsboro Ave., Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Topsail Island > Surf City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Island Hotel Surf City
Island Motel Surf City
Island Inn Topsail Island, NC - Surf City

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