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Shell Island Resort

3.5 of 5 2700 North Lumina Ave., 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't realize this is known for being a party hotel until we stayed there. First the good...great location makes you almost feel you are on a private beach, our room was decent, the parking deck seems sufficient for the number of rooms. The bad and downright horrible....this place is very, very overpriced for what it is. If your rate... More

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we had a friend's gathering in mid-October. The area was relatively quiet but the service remained excellent. The beach was a great combination of low surf and fine sand. Very clean and wide. The food was very good and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend Shell Island resort.

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

I was unimpressed overall with this property. VERY expensive for the accommodations, considering the property looks like it needs a facelift...for what I paid for the room, I certainly expected more. The property is in a PRIME location, however, and the staff is very friendly. The place just REALLY has a 90's feel to it, and could use some upgrades... More

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North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am the bride of a wedding that took place at Shell Island in September. I could tell you that everything was great but that wouldn't describe it nearly enough. I couldn't have picked a better place to be married! To start, the rooms are wonderful and each one has it's own unique character. All of the rooms have wonderful... More

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Woodstock, Connecticut
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82 reviews 82 reviews
65 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had a company event at the Shell Island Resort. I must say that all the people we encountered were truly friendly and helpful. This was at the resort, in the airport, the cabs (Uber too), restaurants, on the streets, and even the guy who rented us our kyacks! The location of the resort was nice, at the end... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at this beautiful resort! The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were especially pleased with the wonderful breakfast buffet and great service we received. Despite it being extremely busy on the morning we dined there, our server Jessica was very friendly and efficient. She served with a smile, which for us goes a long way!... More

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Greensboro, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our sister & brother-in-law from PA to see Wrightsville Beach and stay at Shell Island. They were so impressed and my sister-in-law said "she was in heaven". We had two rooms next to each other. They were very nice rooms. The beach is great and location so beautiful. We were on the 9th floor and our in-laws were... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reason to book here is obvious. Terrific sandy NC beach without any distractions. Lovely view. Adjacent to protected natural area. Great! The room we had for the weekend was good, end unit, high floor. Super updates in the kitchen. Very well appointed. We could have actually prepared meals if we had wanted to. Overall the rooms were nice, seemed... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pro's of this "resort" are obvious...great views of a beautiful beach located at the quiet end of a busy island. Amenities are what you'd expect: 2 pools, hot-tub, outside bar, onsite restaurant, and plentiful parking (covered). Staff are friendly and helpful. However, while our particular room was wonderfully renovated, the overall facilities here are tired/dated/faded and a bit overpriced.... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facility was beautiful. And the staff went above and beyond to be helpful and attentive to our needs and to help make our event a success. Also, the luncheon was delicious and served hot and presented well. Many thanks to George and Daniel for all their help.

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Address: 2700 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Location: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
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Also Known As:
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