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Blockade Runner

3.0 of 5 275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Spacious room with balcony! The only negative is the television would turn off by itself. It seemed to be on its last leg. The air conditioning was not robust! Friendly staff and nice breakfast included! Tip. Get your coffee from elsewhere! The absolute worst coffee I have ever had!

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I recently spent three days at the Blockade Runner and thoroughly enjoyed it. The young staff was excellent and the service everywhere was very good. The hotel was not crowded and the weather was perfect, so I'm sure that had something to do with it. Drinks at the pool bar are pricey but hey, you're at the... More

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Fuquay Varina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This older hotel has had a face lift but in many ways is still a bit tired.It is clean and overpriced ,but does offer a free buffet breakfast every morning. The sound side has a lovely view, but the faux balcony was a bit disappointing. We had some plumbing problems and there are NO ice machines. They will bring ice... More

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Stokesdale, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been a returning guest to the Blockade Runner for over 35 years. The staff and service has always been excellent. The view on either side of the hotel is beautiful. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast buffet has something for everyone to enjoy. I just love it.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stayed at The Blockade Runner over Labor Day week-end. The hotel was full but It was a wonderful stay. Every staff member I encountered was smiling and went out of their way to make sure you were happy. Sure the staff was young but they did a fabulous job. The landscaping is gorgeous and the location is perfect -just... More

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Barnegat Light, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My daughter attends UNCW and we live in NJ, so whenever I get the chance, I go to visit and stay at the Blockade Runner. I have found it to be comfortable no matter what the season. Of course, summer is the best. The staff couldn't be more helpful. I stayed at another hotel one summer because this hotel was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

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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Additional Information about Blockade Runner

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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Blockade Runner Wrightsville Beach
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