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Blockade Runner

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was gorgeous, the view was beautiful, the staff was friendly, the food was fantastic. What more could we ask for?!! We stayed for a wedding that took place at the hotel (in 2012) and everything was so pretty. Can't wait to stay here again with the family.

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New York, New York, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is a joke. I left my credit card at the outside bar and the waitress decided to write in her own tip and sign my card. When I complained to the manager I was told sorry and he will fix it. He was about the age of 21. I actually didn't see anyone in the hotel that was... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've stayed at this property numerous times--as a couplesand with the entire family. The beach is amazing and the on-site restaurant worth it even if you aren't a hotel guest. Some of the rooms have been renovated; some not--have stayed in both. The renovated ones are much nicer but the non-renovated were sufficient for the family stay, just a bit... More

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose a room overlooking the bay rather than the ocean since we live close to a beach and the view was fabulous! Loved watching people paddle board and the boats passing by. Had breakfast and dinner in the restaurant and the food was excellent. Friendly and professional staff.Very clean room and grounds!

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New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room and the Blockade Runner staff were outstanding. We had a fabulous time in Wilmington, NC. We enjoyed the restaurants and shopping. Seeing the battleship North C Carolina was exhilerating. Fortunately we were able to meet our in-laws who reside in Wilmington.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed one night at the hotel. It was clean and modern. The access to the beach was great. I usually have a problem with the bed or pillows but these were very comfortable. The complimentary shuttle to local restaurants was nice since parking is a premium. Breakfast was exceptional. We enjoyed that the wait staff had tags showing what... More

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Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am overwhelmed at the beauty, continuity, additions, amenities and location maintained and with 50 years of history on this beautiful beach. Guests will be welcomed by a well-selected, trained staff, valet parking, new entrance built, and upgraded updated areas, rooms, and more. There now is a wonderful outdoor bar/lunch location, open all day into the evening as well, and... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to thank the housekeeping crew who work hard with all of the sand that gets tracked into the hotel because it is on the beach. That alone, is a tough job. I would like to lift up Jessica and Ernesto who work on floor four for being welcoming and caring while working so hard in our rooms. Also,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

funtime,quiet great breakfast, check in girl was not into her job,rest of staff great. the hotel as gone under renovations but strange decor. would go back anythime. the price seems rather high but then again it is on the beach

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Asheville, North Carolina
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90 reviews 90 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had not been to the Blockade Runner in 30 years and was not sure what to expect. But my daughter was home from TX and wanted to stay on the beach for a few days. The grounds were awesome.... great pool indoor/outdoor.... outdoor bar, service was good, and its on the beach! The rooms are a little dated, but... More

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Address: 275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Blockade Runner 3*
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The Blockade Runner is uniquely located on Wrightsville Beach Island, North Carolina’s accessible outer-bank. On the east side, the resort fronts the Atlantic Ocean with a wide sandy beach while the west side fronts an Intracoastal Waterway harbor and anchorage. The resort offers the most complete water related activities possible. Our famous Blockade Runner full service breakfast is included for all guest including groups (not applicable to cottage groups). ... more   less 
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