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Blockade Runner

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275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've stayed in the more expensive Holiday Inn here a couple of times and decided to look for a price break by staying here. As someone else mentioned, the outside as your drive up is not as nice as the inside. The inside was like retro Hollywood 70's. My 20-something daughters would probably have loved it. I kept expecting Elvis... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed at the Blockade Runner for a long weekend to celebrate our anniversary. Perfect choice for us. We stayed in a room with a balcony. Blockade Runner is an older property that has been refurbished, but it's nice. The pool bar, the chair service on the beach, the central location, and the awesome waitstaff made... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms are really nice and clean. Great view of the ocean from our room. Also really enjoyed the bar resturant by the pool. Would recommend staying here. We didn't even ever leave the hotel except to go to the beach because everything we needed was right there.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love driving up to the Blockade Runner with a staff of young men waiting to help valet your car, yet the hotel exudes a relaxed welcoming as you walk in the entrance. The contemporary interior design still captures the feeling of being at the coast, with an immediate view straight out to a pool, sand dunes and the ocean.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I always like to start off with the 'not so great' comments when I do a review then end on a positive note. First the layout of our suite (we stayed in an 'Ocean Front King Suite) was very odd to me, the entry was narrow & it was difficult to get in with your luggage, then the closet &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nice and is a full service facility. The staff is extreme accommodating and very helpful. Everyone that we encountered went out of their way to be helpful and was lovely. I would stay there again.

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Raleigh, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this for a last minute getaway with my family of 5 and another couple. Not much to look at from the outside. Inside is better but everything is pretty dated. Parking is minimal but they do have valet parking. Musty smell in hallways, very small bathrooms, beds were hard, made my bum hip hurt worse. Rooms were pretty clean... More 

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful site. Outstanding staff. They couldn't have been more friendly or helpful! The breakfast is first class and the views are stunning - off the front or back of the hotel. We had a large group from our son's wedding stay here and all thought the resort was phenomenal.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice rooms and pool. Hotel is located right on the beach which is well suited to bodyboarding with family especially younger kids. The breakfast buffet is one of the best of anywhere I've stayed.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend. The hotel was great - clean, great views of the sound, nice breakfast. The one complaint was the extremely loud air conditioning. It was so loud it woke us up several times during the night. We therefore did not sleep well during our beach weekend getaway. It was also so... More 

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