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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 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations early as the tournament would block many hotels in the area. Last year we stayed at shell island resort for comparison. We much preferred blockade runner! The pool and amenities were perfect for kids and parents. Rooms were spacious for family of 5. The only problem we had was every time another room used the shower we... More 

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds and close proximity to beach. Awesome if you just want a relaxing, private vacation. Buffett bfast every morning was good (not much variation though) and don't expect too much from the staff...They don't really explain/show amenities of hotel. Also, no microwave anywhere on grounds so don't bother boxing up leftovers :-/

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Sanford, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few hotels on Wrightsville Beach. While it has been renovated, it still feels very dated. Low ceilings, tile floors, and very small bathrooms are just a few of the issues I had with it. The pool, bar and the beach are nice and access is easy... (You'll pay $30.00 for two chairs and an umbrella).... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We held our daughter's wedding this past weekend at the Blockade Runner Resort at Wrightsville Beach, NC. From our very first meeting with Whitney, the sales director, we knew we had made the right decision to have the wedding and reception at the BR! Everything was perfect! Outstanding Staff from the minute we arrived and superb treatment by all of... More 

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

I live in the area and have used the Blockade Runner for pleasure and to book out of town guests and nursing conferences. Most recently was March 2015. The accommodations are roomy, well set up and supplied. The bathrooms while a little small make up for it in luxury with a rain-shower shower head, handheld held and wall heads, ample... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying detail is important to me. I feel when you pay your hard earned money you should be treated with dignity, professionalism, and hospitality. We immediately got a bad feeling at check in. The staff at the front desk was rude, unprofessional and didn't explain any available amenities ( breakfast, hot tub, pool, bar etc) .... More 

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Nicolas M, General Manager at Blockade Runner, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take matters like these very seriously. We respect and embrace all ethnic backgrounds, welcome diversity in our staff and guests, and have done so for the last 50 years. Wristbands are for the protection of our guests' access to enjoy their private resort amenities. We apologized that you felt our staff or service was... More 

Fairfax County, VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the weather was sketchy, the staff was very kind and attentive. food in the restaurant wasnt great but breakfast buffet was good. Great location and beautiful grounds. If youre looking for an old fashioned beach resort you wont be sorry..

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While making a trip to Wilmington for a golf outing, my husband and I included a couple days at Wrightsville Beach. The weather, in early May, was absolutely perfect! As far as I know, the Blockade Runner is the only oceanfront hotel at Wrightsville Beach. It is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year so the property is not new. Maintenance... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this resort for our honeymoon. Looks BEAUTIFUL online. I thought our room had a balcony from what I saw when I booked online and it didn't. It was $50 more per night to upgrade. When we moved rooms, the view still sucked. Couldn't see the beach and barely could see the ocean from 2nd floor. The hallways are dark... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are very nice and I really enjoyed my stay. However I didn't enjoy my dinner that was included in the room package. The food wasn't very good. I also think that the breakfast buffet is fair. The eggs and grits are tasteless.

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