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“Great front desk staff” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach

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Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 Charlotte Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428   |  
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Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Carolina Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“Great front desk staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2005

My husband and two surfer dude sons stayed at the courtyard this past weekend. It was kinda pricey $139 per night, $157 with taxes, but overall this is a nice hotel. The front desk staff were very nice and welcoming. The beach is the best, the rooms have great oceanviews with patios. The outdoor pool very nice. Indoor pool and hot tub are quite small. The hot tub was too hot and the pools were not heated. The restuarant was very expensive, but they offer free flavored coffees and teas. The only serious compliant we had was when we turned on the air conditioner there was a nasty smell (like cat pee), fortunately it was pretty cool, so we just kept the patio door open. If you go, you gotta go to the Wilmington Ghost walk, we have done this twice and both times had a ball. Downtown Wilmington is a great place to sightsee with lots of history there.

Stayed October 2005
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2005

We toured this hotel shortly after it was built. It was kind of depressing because the quality of the construction and decorating was poor. The entire, brand new hotel had a budget feel to it. We said we would never stay here. However, now that I see the high prices that the Holiday Inn Sunspree resort at Wrightsville Beach usually commands in the off season, I think staying here for half the price is a reasonable idea for those who can't afford the Sunspree prices (200 plus in the off season). I would definitely rather stay here than the smelly, run down Blockade Runner.
Carolina Beach has experienced a revival and surge in home and lot prices. It's gradually becoming less and less blue collar. In the summer, the beach road leading to Carolina Beach becomes very congested and slow. I'm not sure, but I don't think the restaurants in this area are as good as those in the Wrightsville Beach area.
I was very surprised that this was a Courtyard- the ones I'm familiar with have a higher end feel.

Stayed January 2005
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Additional Information about Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach

Address: 100 Charlotte Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Carolina Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Carolina Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 144
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