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Shell Island Resort

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2700 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our entire stay. The resort has a great location. All beach front units. The food in the restaurant was excellent. We were served by Patrice several times and she was awesome. Welcoming soul who helped make our trip special. You can't miss here. Just be sure to ask for Patrice. :)

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

Dear bcrhc8, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We'll be sure to share your kind words with Patrice. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our stay at Shell Island was wonderful! The views are amazing and the staff was super friendly. We stayed in a premium room and it was very nice. It could have used a few minor updates but nothing that would keep us from staying there again. We really liked that it was at the north end of the beach and... More 

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

Dear Jillan2015, Thank you for your kind words; they're truly appreciated. Please keep us in mind the next time your travels bring you back to the beach. We'd love to serve you again. Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager More 

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

When my husband and I stayed here 12 years ago, we noticed how few children seemed to be there. We concluded that the one-bedroom suites made it naturally into a couples place. This year, it seemed that each single bedroom suite contained 6 people of varying generations. Lots of kids to take over the pool area. But the beach is... More 

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

Dear Betty S, Thank you for the review; Your observations are appreciated: A lot happens in twelve years! I am curious if your last visit was during the same time of the year? A full size coffee pot should have been in the cabinet directly below the kitchen sink, we're sorry if this was not so for you, and we... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean resort with friendly staff and beautiful views of the island. Parking is ample & elevators are fast. Only complaint is Wi-Fi does not work. After trying to connect for 1.5 days, I had to go to lobby of nearby Holiday Inn to access internet for my laptop.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit with us. Your kind words toward the staff are greatly appreciated. We wish to apologize for your experience with our current Wi-Fi access. We are currently working with the provider in an effort to increase the band width, so very soon it will no longer be an issue.... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. Staff was friendly. Rooms were clean and had a beautful view. They had a bar and grill by the pool. Easy access to the beach. Room service was available. You are in between the ocean and the sound.

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

Jacqui P, Your review is greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit. As the Guest Service Manager I am grateful for your kind words toward the staff. I think they're all wonderful! Please come see us again when time permits. We'd love to see you again. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager More 

Oakton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This "resort" manages individually owned units that are managed by Shell Island Resorts so you don't know what you're going to get when you book a room. Some 'owner's' have updated their units and some are in desperate need of simple upkeep. Even though I booked this room 2 months in advance and there were still rooms available while I... More 

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

Dear SUZGG, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. As the Guest Service Manager I'm pleased with your comment on the friendliness of our Front Desk staff; they're all very good people who try very hard to offer the best in service. On the other hand, your comments toward the condition of your... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time I stayed at this hotel. The overall value for the room is good. Its not an upscale place but it has great amenities such as indoor/outdoor pool, bar at pool, and restaurant (I didn't eat there so I cannot tell you about the food). The room is stocked sufficiently and has a dishwasher, mini fridge... More 

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

Dear Teresa S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and your acknowledgement of the extra amenities is appreciated. We're sorry that you didn't get to experience our restaurant, perhaps during your next visit! Once again, thank you for your review and for your business. Regards, Todd Rogers... More 

Midway, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends and I decided to head out to Wrightsville beach and chose Shell Island resort. The Resort is located at the end of the island which is great because you can have all the beach you would like to play volleyball, sit and read, or throw balls or frisbees in the water. The room was nice but they are... More 

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

Jan B, Thank you for you honest feedback; it is truly appreciated. We're glad you found our staff to be "out of this world friendly" and we will continue our efforts in providing excellent customer service. During the Summer season the rooms can start to look a little "tired" and we always put forth great effort to keep them "fresh"... More 

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

Great place to vacation. People and service were great. Awesome views. Great food. Nice commenities. We have been staying here for several years. Convenient. Love it. All the staff are friendly and v ery accommodating. Looking forward to our next visit in June 2016.

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

Macdebi, We're elated to hear that you continue to enjoy your time with us. It really does matter to us when our returning guests find us to be consistent. Thanks again for your continued business, and we also look forward to seeing you again next year. Warmest Regards, Todd Rogers, Guest Service Manager More 

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

Room & amenities were great, as well as the staff. I have to say that our food was top notch! Got to meet Chef Khalid Nelson who made our dinner and he was super nice. Had to Thank him specifically for a wonderful meal!

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

Maggie W, Thanks for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. On behalf of Chef Nelson and the rest of our staff, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Todd Rogers, Guest Service Manager More 

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