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Jolly Roger Inn & Pier

803 Ocean Blvd., P.O. Box 3008, Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28445
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For the people that do not have the wealth to rent a cottage or own one, the places to stay on the island are few. This is an older stick=built motel. Do not expect mints on the pillows! If you are go to Wrighstville Beach and spend $200 a night! The views are spectacular! All ocean front rooms in the... More 

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Bakersville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While the rooms are not very up to date the view from the huge window was wonderful. There was a mini fridge, a coffee maker and a microwave. I had no complaints with the room. The beds slept well and housekeeping was always making sure that we had everything we needed. I had an oceanfront room and everything was just... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ocean view and the pier were nice. We stayed in a beach front room and the view was about the only thing good. The shower was broken, the furniture and decor were from the 70's. The carpet was sandy and dirty. The standard size bed and the sofa bed were both very uncomfortable. The room had a very strong... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we stayed at a beach house, we have always stayed at the Jolly Roger ever since I was younger! They have delicious food in the pier house and the views are beautiful to wake up to in the morning! They also have a pier that you can fishing and sightseeing on! Come visit the Jolly Roger Inn & Pier... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't submit bad reviews very often, but I really needed to say something about my last visit to the Jolly Roger Inn. The bugs were so bad and their "newer building" was infested with them. They had someone going around to spray for bugs, but it was such a terrible experience. My family was bothered by the bugs all... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I went to Topsail for our anniversary, we booked an ocean front room three months in advance. When we arrived the lady at check-in said we would have to stay in a parking lot facing room and move the next day. When we went to our room it stunk and had bugs on the walls. It hadn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a 5 star hotel go somewhere else. This is a inn for goodness sake. When we arrived the lady at the front desk was very nice and they were able to accommodate our early arrival. The room was clean but did have a certain smell to it. Once we made fajitas in the kitchen area the smell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really don't understand all the reviews saying this place is clean- clean facilities don't have several, 2-inch long cockroaches that just sit, bold as brass, on the bed, staring at you like they own the place. On the bed? Really?! Clean places at least make an effort to get the sand off the floor. Yes, even at the beach,... More 

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McGrady, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stayed in oceanfront room on second floor. The room was ok. It wa clean but old looking. The microwave had rust on it. MY BIGGEST COMPLAINT was that pool was listed on the ammenities. I didn't realize until after I booked there was no pool. I overlooked the little symbol which meant NO pool. why not just say NO... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be my second time visiting the jolly roger inn & pier. Still love it as much as the first time. Clean beaches, amazing views, and a very welcoming staff. The room was clean but a little musky. Still was a great spot to spend an evening. We will be back.

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