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Shell Island Resort

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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Ashburn, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been sadly disappointed in our recent visit to the Shell Resort in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The Lobby looks great but the accommodations are shabby, towels are cheap, they provided a minuscule bit of soap for washing. We were afraid to use the laundry facilities as they were so cheap and beaten up! The food is okay but overpriced!... More 

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Stone Ridge, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my family with children here for 5 days & everyone had a fabulous time! I will never forget the wonderful, relaxing & enjoyable stay we experienced here! The room, restaurant & total facility was outstanding!!! No worries about the children, beach was fabulous & the outdoor & indoor pool/jacuzzi was perfect! This is a quiet resort, away from the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Horrible. Dirty room. Hot tub didn't work. And they put an additional charge on my card for over 100 dollars and claim they don't know how I can get it. Idiots. I'm stuck with this charge and it may or may not come off my card.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We Stayed here on our honeymoon. The location and views from our balcony were outstanding! The shower was scary and the bedroom was dark but overall We recommend it to others. Henry was great and enthusiastic!

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Pikeville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful resort. I did not know what to expect. The staff was awesome! Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean. The bedroom was separate from the living/kitchen area. Great view of the ocean! The only drawback was the gift shop. It was a closet...I expected more.

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Lutherville, Maryland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were able to grab a room for the night before visiting UNCW. Wrightsville Beach is just lovely. The hotel is at the end of the island ( which is not big at all) so access into town for meals was super easy. The pool area was very small - but in season with that beach - who needs a... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want a clean, convenient, and spacious 1 bedroom condo on the best beach in NC, this is the place for you! We went with 2 adults and 1 3 year old and Shell Island 807 was perfect. The unit has 1 bedroom in the back, 1 full bathroom, and a separate 1/2 bathroom. The kitchenette has all the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was amazing! I enjoyed waking up to the beautiful Atlantic every morning. The view is literally breath taking. The hotel is very clean, staff is pleasant and very customer service oriented (thanks Henry and GB!) and we will definitely be back again, SOON!!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are from North Carolina and we know beaches.During a recent getaway, we spent three nights and four days at Shell Island Resort. This is a beloved NC destination for many; these days it is a bit crowded. However, we found the Shell Island Resort to be at the prettiest end of Wrightsville Beach. We were amazed... More 

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Fred R, Thanks for your kind words. We truly do appreciate them, and our glad you found everything to your satisfaction. Please come back to see us again when time permits. We'll be ready for you, Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager Shell Island Resort More 

Bethlehem, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Shell Island for a few days for spring break and received excellent service. The room was clean and comfortable. We were on the 9th floor in an end unit. The view was spectacular! The staff was friendly and accommodating. From the moment we arrived until we left, we felt welcome by the entire staff. We had a... More 

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear gr8fuldawg95, Anytime a guest mentions an employee by name it thrills us. Having THREE individuals mentioned by name is amazing! So, on behalf of Hollie, Wilmary and Michelle, THANKS! Please come see us again in the near future. Our staff is ready for you. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager Shell Island Resort More 

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