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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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  • 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here this week. The hotel is a typical small older beach hotel -- though clean and with a mother (owner I believe) and son staff that really care about the place. Just a few steps from the beach so easy to go and return throughout the day. Close to basic beach restaurants and the New York deli that was... More 

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Chester, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find! This place is clean, inexpensive, directly across the street from the beach access and within walking distance of shops and restaurants. The employees were friendly and helpful. The bed was comfortable too. We will be back but let's keep this one a secret so it doesn't get overrun, okay? :)

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We love it when we have met our goal of happy customers!!!! More 

Brookfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our first time staying here, it was very clean and the nights we stayed it was very quiet. The pool was very nice. The ocean is right across from the motel, it was perfect! The room is small but for my husband and 2 small kids it was perfect, we weren't in the room much anyway. And there... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We strive to be the best we can and try to make everyone's stay a great one. More 

Albany, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was kinda Leary about stay at place never been but when we arrived was meet by the owners not hired help. The wear very nice and. Helpful. There's a book in room that tells you where best places to eat shop play and so on. Which is great if never been here before. The room are very nice. Decorated... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on how peaceful and relaxing it is to stay here. Do not put up with any drunken loud crowds here:) We thank you for the review and look forward to providing you a room on your next visit. More 

Cary, North Carolina
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44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was in the heart of the town. We were able to walk to everything we needed, and it was most importantly, steps away from the beach. The pool was adequate, the room was as well. What we liked most was the picnic tables/chairs outside of every room. This created a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere. The rooms were average. I... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. No, our rooms are not real big. We did not build the motel, so when we totally remodeled we added the porches/decks and picnic tables outside as to extend the rooms to the outside. Rooms had no inside seating and only 32" fiberglass showers when we bought it 19yrs ago. We relaid them out and... More 

Salem, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided at the last minute to take a short trip to Topsail Island. We were able to get a reservation at the Island Inn and could not have asked for a nicer place to stay. Our room was very roomy and clean and to top if off it was steps away from the beach. We plan... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much and look forward to seeing you next year!!!! More 

Mebane, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First floor in number 4!! Very clean and safe inn with an easy and relaxing atmosphere. Lots of cameras and the owner is close by! I would not hesitate to bring my granddaughters. No fancy frills but convenient to beach, restaurants etc.. I love it here! It reminds me of a place that you would see in a Nicholas Sparks... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! When we remodeled our aim was for clean, relaxing, and comfortable. That homey, beach vibe that makes people want to come back! We appreciate the comments and hope to see you again! More 

Arlington
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed here over the 4th of July weekend and had a great time. Everything you need in a beach hotel. It's an easy walk to the beach access right across the street, there are restaurants and coffee shops within a few minutes walk. The rooms were clean and well maintained, beds were comfortable, and we enjoyed the pool as... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! We couldn't make the rooms larger, so we extended them to outside with wider porch and picnic tables. We strive to have clean and comfortable rooms in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. More 

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay for a few nights, as our beach house was full and we needed another bed. The owners were kind and gave us #3 with a Queen. It was clean, comfortable, cool and had all the conveniences we needed. Coffee in room, microwave etc. was right there along with a huge flat screen... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Glad you like our place:) We appreciate every customer and hope they turn into part of the regular Island Inn family. So happy you were pleased. More 

Wake Forest, North Carolina
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very clean and quiet. Perfect for a quick get away. The beach is right across the street, restaurants within walking distance. Enjoyed the simple life and unhurried atmosphere if this motel and the entire area!

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We are simple, but clean and comfortable. Strive every day to make every guest feel welcomed and relaxed! More 

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