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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I never have the opportunity to go on family vacations. So this trip was very special to us. We were completely satisfied with the small town/old fashioned style that this hotel provides. Everyone from the management to the guests are very open and friendly. We come from a small town so this place was right up our... More 

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Pasadena, Md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Old fashioned, but clean and comfortable. TOnly stayed two nights but the office was very hospitable in taking care of us. The owner made sure we had what we needed since we checked in after hours. Even bothered to call us to see if all was ok. The staff was very friendly and provided us advice on the island. The... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Our "girls outing" for the autumn festival at Topsail chose the Island Inn for our home for four nights stay. This motel is conveniently located in Surf City and is accessible to many points of interest, resturants, pier and of course just a hop, skip and jump to the beach. As usual our stay was very comfortable and enjoyable. Also,... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

You ladies are the best!!! We do our best to make every stay for every customer the best it can be! And as I am always telling my staff, something that seems small to us can be a big deal to a customer. Glad the luggage tag reached your friend and was happy to return it! Thank you for staying... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a sweet hidden gem one block from the beach access. In Hampstead to attend a funeral and this was the perfect place to spend the night. The grounds and the room very clean and inviting. My family and I will be back again for a longer stay and a happier occasion. We were welcomed upon checking in and... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We try our best and really appreciate when guests tell us we met our goals for them to be comfortable, safe and relaxed. My son, the Manager, checked you in. And yes, sorry for the occasion you were here for. Do look forward to seeing you again! More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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 

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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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