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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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Wake Forest, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As many have said, the hotel seems a little run down and dated. I'm glad we went with a room on a higher floor, since there would be no view on the first floor. Our room looked a little dated. The shower curtain had something dark brown on it, and smelled really musty. The bathtub didn't drain well at all,... More 

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Asheboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed the evenings of the 22nd and 23rd; had it not been for matters that had to be attended to back home, we would have finished out the weekend at this beautiful place! We were on the 9th floor and the view of the Atlantic surf was great! Room service for each meal each day was the best! Nice... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From our initial impression upon seeing the facility, to the warm greeting and conversation as we signed in (thank you Stuart!), to the breathtaking awe the three of us experienced when we walked into an immaculate Room 915, to the awesome view of the Atlantic ocean, to the GREAT (and very generous) meals delivered by the Professional and Happy room... More 

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

I recently spent 3 days and nights at Shell Island for an annual scrapbooking retreat. To my delight, the rooms we stayed in had been completely updated and refurnished, with comfortable beds and sofa bed. Even more remarkable was the wonderful, friendly customer service from every member of staff we encountered. Everyone went out of their way to be extremely... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, f00fie. Your feedback is greatly appreciated, and it thrills us that you have noticed the changes that have been made here at the resort. Both George and Rich, along with the entire staff will continue to make "Tremendous Improvement's" in hopes that all of our guest's will have the same experience as yours. Please do try to come... More 

jshuclan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I had been through a terrible time and a nasty divorce and I decided to take them, along with a friend and their kids, out of town for some down time and family fun. I was at first impressed with the front desk person as they were great about recommending a suite big enough for us all... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear jshuclan, My name is Todd Rogers and I am the new Guest Services Manager for Shell Island Resort. I want to thank you for your honest feedback regarding your stay at the resort; it is truly appreciated as it helps us identify what we are doing right and certainly areas where we must improve. That being said, your experience... More 

Wilmington, N.C.
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106 reviews 106 reviews
8 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This condo/hotel is located on the northern most point of Wrightsville Beach (island). Is is a multi-sotry building with indoor multi-level parking. It has an indoor pool, work out room and a restaurant on site. It also has a # of Event rooms available if you are looking for a place to host a group. (Check w/Shannon B., who will... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Matthew W, Wow! Thank you for such a wonderful review. Your feedback is truly appreciated as it confirms the sentiments of the staff and ownership at Shell Island Resort, that we are "One of the best places to stay" Personally, I would say we are "The Best" but of course I am a little partial! In any event, your... More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, gorgeous view of the ocean. Strange entering the room from the outside. Staff was super friendly and helpful. I was only there for one night. Wished I could have stayed longer. I would definitely stay there again!

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mary G, Please allow me to say thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay with us at Shell Island Resort. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We also wish you could have stayed longer, as one night is not enough time to enjoy the beach and the surrounding area. So when you're ready... More 

Pipestem, West Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you prefer a quiet beach instead of the "carnival atmostphere" of say..Myrtle...then you will love Wrightsville Beach and you will enjoy staying at Shell Island Resort. The hotel is located on ocean front. The suites are spacious and the view of the ocean is dazzling, especially sunrise on the ocean. Wrightsville Beach is a small island with a few... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear wv_travelersx3, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on behalf of Shell Island Resort. Your words are very kind and appreciated. You'll be happy to know that we are putting forth great effort in updating our facilities with new furniture and fresh paint. We are also increasing our staff and amenities and we're excited about our... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I decided to go on a last minute road trip. We left Durham not really knowing where we were off to but we wanted to see the ocean. We by chance found Shell Island Resort on our smart phone and gave them a call. This was one of the best decisions we made. Stuart was very accommodating... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear John G, Thank you for your kind words. Your feedback is appreciated and valued. I am new to the resort and it didn't take me long at all to realize how valuable Stuart is to our team. He's a lot of fun to work with, and I know that your experience with him is in no way out of... More 

Annandale, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is what this place is all about, especially the view - including the sunrise on New Year's Day. Room suite itself was acceptable, with decent size for two people. Furnishings were pleasant. Cleaning staff did an alright job, although not insofar as sweeping the floor (remember this is beach side, so sand invariably comes in the door). Restaurant on... More 

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Todd R, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Juan A, Thanks for taking the time to write a review on behalf of Shell Island Resort. Your honest feedback is greatly appreciated and taken very seriously. You'll be happy to know that we have begun efforts in updating the public areas and have made some changes in the restaurant. We believe that a resort experience should be "memorable"... 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
Shell Island Resort Nc
Shell Island North Carolina
Shell Island Hotel
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Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites
Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach

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