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Shell Island Resort

3.5 of 5 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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Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The good: - Breakfast was awesome - Beach access was good - Kitchenette was a plus The bad: - They billed us a higher room rate than was quoted on our confirmation ($15 more per night not including environmental fee) - They charge an additional $7 plus tax ($0.50) for an "environmental fee" which was not included in any of... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in mid-September to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It is a great, quiet location at the end of the Lumina Ave peninsula. PROS: Location, ocean view, clean & nicely appointed suit, good food at the hotel restaurant. CONS: The tap water smells ghastly- like sulfur, rotten eggs. You have to let the... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room my family stayed in had a great view of the ocean. The room was ready, clean and smelled very fresh. The bed wasn't the best, but for the 3 days there it was good enough.The staff was courteous and helpful, the food was good. Staff located some items I left and shipped them to my home...that was awesome.... More

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Denver, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The reviews for Shell Island Resort will vary a great deal, depending on the room being reviewed. While all the suites in the resort are oceanfront, we paid a higher fee to get an upgraded, premium king suite. And it was very much worth it!! We stayed in the 4th floor room on the northern end, so we had end... More

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Abingdon, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the ocean front views at this resort; however, do not rent the first floor there is no view. Our unit was clean, but very outdated. The towels and kitchen items need replacing! Be sure to bring a coffee maker since they are not provided. Parking was convenient. They also need to be upfront about the "environmental fees"... More

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Smithtown, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can read the long review my daughter Victoria Woods wrote.Rooms not ready for my step dtr her husband and my step son, they had to start their showers in my room to be able to get ready for the wedding. My cousin and his wife didn't get into their room till 4:45- wedding at 5! and i had asked... More

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

Great place for relaxation, at the far left end of Wrightsville Beach. Hotel clean, accommodating. The bed was terrible, hard , sheets felt old and thread count low. Pillows all foam and rubbery, make your head pop up to hit your feet. Need new pillows for sure. Tub/shower has terrible drain problem, doesn't go down and leaves water, soap ring.

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Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here midweek for a brief beach vacation. The rooms were nicely decorated and very clean, with comfortable bedding, a small but well-equipped kitchenette, a pleasant eating area and comfortable, attractive living area. It would be a tight space for a family vacation but fine for a weekend. There was a small balcony with a gorgeous view of the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location for a beach wedding. Had a gorgeous ceremony on the beach, and like many reviews before me, Meredith was very responsive. However, I have to say that I am extremely disappointed with the customer service and overall involvement with the hotel. I checked in on the Friday before our wedding.. never once did Meredith/management introduce themselves to us... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left home without a soliid plan, thinking we would stay in the Wilmington area for a couple nights then drive on to the Outer Banks. After searching for accomodations for over three hours online and in-person, for a beachfront location, I couldn't believe that I'd found this place. We ended up staying four nights and would have stayed longer... More

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Additional Information about Shell Island Resort

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:
Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel
Shell Island Oceanfront Resort
Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort
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Shell Island North Carolina
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