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Blockade Runner

3.0 of 5 275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

An oceanfront room with a balcony at the Blockade Runner provides the perfect spot to enjoy the beach. The view across the garden to the beach is spectacular. The Blockade Runner is not particularly fancy, just really nice--big room, beautiful view, hear the waves break, clean, friendly, helpful staff. The restaurant is good. We ate all our meals there (the... More 

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Mills River, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We come to Wrightsville Beach/Wilmington often and staying at the blockade runner was by far the BEST experience we have had. The staff is what our stay so amazing. Super friendly and above and beyond with all services all the way up to the management. The grounds were also gorgeous and the location is perfect....you can walk almost everywhere you... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a treat to the senses a stay at the Blockade Runner is! From the beautiful lobby to the well appointed rooms to the first class restaurant, we enjoyed every detail. The rooms are clean and attractively decorated with great a great view of the beach and pool area below. The dining experience was a surprise - this is not... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Blockade Runner is celebrating 50 years of operation, but is has been very well-maintained. The lobby and hallways are quite colorful and have a modern décor. The staff is friendly, helpful, and professional. Our room was quite large, however, its lighting and arrangement left something to be desired. There was a combination nightstand/desk separating our two queen beds. There... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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87 reviews 87 reviews
9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It happened to be a 51st high school reunion a bit in between Long Island and Florida. Having not been to Wrightsville Beach before I did not know quite what to expect as I was more interested in seeing my classmates than our accommodations or food. What a pleasant surprise for me & my husband!! We would highly recommend the... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Wonderful, comfortable, clean accommodation with on the spot staff that catered to our every need. Beautiful grounds and gardens right on the beach, with a bay side beach and pier. We were here with our High School Reunion and had a great time. We will be back.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We (an older couple, one a semi-handicapped stroke victim) enjoyed a happy respite here, feeling pampered and appreciated by the service staff, and helped even by other kind guests. We can't applaud the staff enough, all such nice young people. The oceanfront view of manicured grounds, beautiful facility, pool, and the beach and seascape was worth the extra cost...The view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I just stayed the weekend at the BR for the PPD Beach to Battleship Triathlon event. Perfect location and wonderful hotel! We loved the hotel, it was clean, up to date, and cozy. Beautiful gardens and lawn which is quite unusual at the beach. Corn hole boards out back with a nice bar area by pool. Complimentary... More 

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Haiku, Hawaii
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Boutique style with flair, this oceanside hotel is perfect. Large rooms have tile floors, and a huge deck is worth the extra $. We were upgraded since it is off-season. A nice touch from the inviting front desk staff. Free breakfast is a cut above the rest, with homemade granola, citrus yogurt and fresh squeezed juice. I brought 3 teenagers... More 

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Long Valley, NJ
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209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have to admit that at the conclusion of an 11-hour drive, my first thought upon seeing the boxy oceanfront structure took me back in time to those cramped and austere types of placed I might have stayed when traveling with my parents several decades ago. But I’ve learned over time not to judge too quickly. Inside the doors is... 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*
Number of rooms: 163
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Also Known As:
Blockade Runner Wrightsville Beach
Blockade Runner Hotel Wrightsville Beach
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#2 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach

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