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Island Inn

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 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had stayed in houses for years at Topsail. We were very sad when we realized we had to cut back on expenses, as do many families these days. Gone were the days of renting a large house for the week and having the entire family there. The husbands have to work now and so began my search for a... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We do our best to ensure every customer has the same great experience! Also, every year we are do upgrades to bedding, rooms, etc to make our wonderful guests' stay even better! More

Marietta, Ohio
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The entire establishment was very clean and well taken care of. The pool was an added bonus. the beach is big even at high tide and always kept very clean. We have enjoyed every stay here! Everything in Surf Side is within a short walking distance of the Island Inn.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of the Island Inn. Even though it is an older place, we did completely redo the entire motel and designed it for comfort, yet easier to keep to our high standard of cleanliness. Nice that our wonderful customers appreciate it!! Thank you! More

Robbins, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Growing up my brother and his wife always took me, and my mom with their family to Topsail Island. One of the places we stayed at that I could remember was this one. The Island Inn. Back then, they had just put the pool in, so it was a fairly long time ago. I remember us having a blast. I... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

We are very happy your family enjoys our inn so much!! Thank you! More

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I have not stayed in the Inn but my sister has had my nephew's birthday bash week there for 3 years straight now in July and we have spent a lot of time visiting the place. The rooms are spacious and clean and are set up like efficiencies so you can cook small microwave meals and keep sandwhich and drink... 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 be. We appreciate each guest and want them to be comfortable and happy!! More

Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Several friends and myself decided to do an outing at Topsail and decided to try the Island Inn in Surf City, NC. Although I have not stayed at this motel, all the reviews I read were good so I booked rooms for our outing. This motel is in a great location and just a walk across the street to the... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I loved the location of this motel...a walk across the street puts you directly on the beach. We had a room on the second floor and the motel had a nice set up for sitting outside to listen to the sounds of the beach at night. The room - although very clean it was very dated, not a great use... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

When we remodeled this motel we, unfortunately, could not make the rooms nor the bathrooms any bigger. We provide makeup remover pads and do appreciate if people use them as to not ruin the wash cloths. We ask guests to not take bath linen to beach or pool because in the past several guests have left it there. We use... More

Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
445 reviews 445 reviews
63 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Enjoyed two days at the Island Inn, got up to date on our e-mail and web while on the road down to Miami. The FREE internet is FAST, F-A-S-T, so if you need to connect and get a feel for Topsail while you are there, this is well located and friendly staffed. The room is your average beach motel room,... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

We try to keep an eye on the beds and as soon as we know one has started to sag, we toss it and buy a new!! I am so sorry the bed was not reported to the office!! Hopefully you will try us again and see that we do not let things go :) Thank you so much!! More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

There isn't much to the room but you are right across the road from the beach. The pool is nice. Plenty of chairs and lounges at the pool. The room was two queen beds, a table, a small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, bathroom and TV. Everything was clean, the staff was courteous. They could have done a better job of... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! When we redid the motel, we could not make the rooms bigger so we remodeled them (there was no where to sit), made porch wider and added the picnic tables outside. More

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Thanks to all the other reviews on T.A. that led us here. We stayed for three nights just after labor day 2013 for about $65 per night with the "off season" rate. Island Inn takes up the short block of Goldsboro St. so you are literally right across the street from the beach. It is also very close to restaurants... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We love hearing our guests are satisfied with the efforts on everyone's part. We always strive for clean and to make each guests experience a positive one. Every year we go in our rooms and do more to make them more comfortable. More

CT
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We just came back from the island inn.It was even better than I had hoped for.Rooms where very clean and up to date the island is right across the street from the ocean and the owners where very helpful on what to see and do on the island.we stayed in room 16 downstairs near the pool upstairs looked nice with... More

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! We love that our guests love us! We try to make everyday of every stay only the best experience for our guests! After all, we do have the best guests and the best staff!! More

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Additional Information about Island Inn

Also Known As:
Island Hotel
Island Hotel Surf City
Island Motel Surf City
Island Inn Topsail Island, NC - Surf City
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
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Surf City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Island Inn is located in the heart of Surf City on beautiful Topsail Island. All rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, coffeemakers, hair dryers, and flat screen TVs. We have a pool and are located directly across from the beach. Walk to pier, marina, shops and restaurants. Come stay with the best! ... more   less 

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