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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2010

We scored a $100/night rate on Travelzoo for our September stay of two nights, which made this an excellent value. This is one of the most beautiful, private, wide beaches I've ever seen. The waves were quite rough due to Igor's activity way out to sea, but that made the wave jumping amidst the crashing waves even more fun. Walks... More 

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Columbus, OH
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36 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

We stayed at this condo hotel two nights for a wedding in August 2010.. This is a relatively small property for a beachfront resort. All units are individually owned so the quality of decorating and furnishings can vary from unit to unit, but ours was very nice. Our suite included a living room with flat-screen TV, small balcony and an... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

We cannot say enough about the customer service of the Resort. We were initially disappointed that the room we rented was two double beds instead of a king with a pull out, but that was really our only disappointment. The staff was outstanding - everyone from the bellhop, to the front desk, to the security guards, to the bartenders...phenomenal people!!!... More 

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New Concord, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

We've been up and down the coast, Maine to the Key's, and always come back to Shell Island Resort on Wrightsville Beach. We're not sure what it is that makes this spot so wonderful. All we know is that when we are here, we are totally relaxed. This has been or 10th summer visit to SI and we are looking... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2010

I loved this resort. The rooms are beautiful, well furnished, and the beds are comfortable. Every room has an ocean view. The resort is located at the end of the island and it is very quiet and peaceful. It is quite a walk from the hotel to the ocean - the beach is very wide - and someone who is... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

This was our first trip to Wrightsville Beach and all we had to go on was past reviews. I will admit that I was very uneasy about arriving because of some of the negative reviews. When we arrived, we received a very warm reception. We were given a room on the 9th floor. When we went up to take a... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

This was our first experience at Shell Island, it was a special occasion therefore we were willing to pay a little more considering the suites looked SO large on the website. When we arrived at the hotel we were given a VERY small suite on the 9th floor....certainly not what we were expecting. The website is very misleading and the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

Nice Hotel, clean. If you have kids, this is not the hotel for you due to space. The rooms are very small. We booked a King Suite and we have 3 adults and 2 kids. Way too small, on top of each other. Not many other options on Wrightsville beach though, unless you can find a house. Would recommend, just... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

We had been to Wrightsville Beach before, but this was our first time staying at Shell Island Resort. It was just perfect for us. The location is exquisite, the staff was friendly, and the cleaning staff kept up with all of our sandy mess. :) I had worried after reading negative comments on here, but I didn't experience anything negative... More 

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new york
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

the staff is super friendly. they ever allowed us to checkin before checkin time. the room is as described the only problem is very little closet space, that is when your the only guy traveling with girls. the rooms has all the home away from home things you need.it's right on the beach which is never crowded.there is also a... More 

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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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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach

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