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Ocean Isle Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   37 West First Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469   |  
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Location Location Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My family was very pleased with the clean and well maintained accomidations. The staff was very friendly. The gazebo and outdoor pool area was beautiful day and night. The hot tub was also nice. The rooms are the typical hotel room, but clean and nicely decorated. The only down fall was the limited park (however there is parking in the public lot next to the hotel free of charge) and the replenishment of the waffle batter. Outside of that, w e loved our stay. We've already booked for next year, this time ocean front! I have to give OII props for providing nice accomidations without overcharging!!! Oh, did I mention there is a military discount!!!!

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, July 12, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you so much for your kind words about our staff and our facility. It's nice to read that you enjoyed your time with us while vacationing in Ocean Isle Beach. Our entire staff works hard to assure that our rooms are clean and our property is well maintained. we're glad you noticed! We certainly look forward to having your stay wish us again next year.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

From the minute you check-in you are made to feel important. I loved the location we were quite literally on the beach. Rooms were large, clean and had an amazing ocean view. Air con was a bit noisy.
Staff were helpful, friendly and cheerful.
If you want a relaxed beach getaway, Ocean Isle is definitely the place. Not too crowded.
Loved every minute of my stay.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, July 12, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for taking time to give us your comments about your recent stay at our property. We are delighted to hear that you had such a nice time while staying here and found us to be the perfect beach getaway spot. It is rewarding to know that our guests received the level of service and comfort that they expect from our staff and property. We look forward to having you stay with us again during your next visit to Ocean Isle Beach.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Cary, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was a decent place. The location was close to town, within walking distance to a few restaurants. The breakfast was filling, and there were several choices. The rooms were cozy, and clean.
Some negatives were that the pool could have been cleaner, there is no where to hang wet towels or suits.

Room Tip: The ocean front rooms are overpriced. We stayed facing the street, and it was fine
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, July 2, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for sharing your comments with us about your recent stay at our property. We are happy you chose the Ocean Isle Inn for your lodging needs and that you found our inn to be a "cozy and clean" place to stay. You mentioned that you felt our pools could be cleaner. We are a bit puzzled by this, as our pools are serviced every single day. I will be sure to pass this along. Still, we are happy that you had a nice time while staying with us. Perhaps we will see you again during your next visit to Ocean Isle Beach.

Safe Travels,

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Dobson
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Good location; liked balcony with rockers and ocean view!
Rooms were clean and there were plenty of towels. Liked having a sink outside of the bathroom close to the refrigerator. Breakfast was ok; expected fresh fruit when they mentioned fruit. All the employees were very nice and helpful. The remote control for the TV did not work correctly in our room.

  • Stayed June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for sharing your comments with us regarding your recent stay at our property. We are happy to hear that you found our rooms to be clean and that you really enjoyed the ocean views from your balcony rocking chairs. It certainly is quite beautiful. We are also happy to hear that your interactions with our staff members was a pleasant experience. Please accept our apologies about the TV remote for your room not working properly. Admittedly, technology does get the best of us sometimes, but we would have been more than happy to try and remedy this for you. We hope this didn't impede upon your relaxation and enjoyment of the Ocean Isle Inn. We look forward to having you stay with us again during your visit to the area.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Made arrangements at Ocean Isle Inn to cater our daughters wedding a few years ago.
The Inn set aside a block of rooms for guests from out of town, arranged for a minister to perform ceremony on the beach and set up chairs and decorations.
They also arranged for music and hot and cold foods. Overall everyone seemed to
have had a great time and a unique experience.......
The rooms were fine and the views of the ocean were fabulous.....

Room Tip: ocean view was worth the small premium.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, June 25, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you so much for taking time to offer us and our other guests your comments about your daughters wedding ceremony here. It was truly our pleasure to be a part of such a special time with your family and loved ones. We host several weddings each year. Each one is unique and it is a privilege for us to host such events. We appreciate your kind words and we wish many happy years of wedded bliss to your daughter and her husband. We would love to have you stay with us again during your next visit to Ocean Isle Beach.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I have been coming to the Ocean Isle Inn for the past few years, 3 or 4 times a year and would not stay anywhere else on the island. The whole property is awesome. Quiet and quaint with clean updated rooms. Lee and his staff are fantastic. All are friendly and make you feel welcome and right at home! I will continue to stay at the Ocean Isle Inn for many years to come and recommend it to friends and family that visit OIB!

Mike Parker
Winston Salem, NC

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, June 24, 2014
Dear Mr. Parker

Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us and other guests about your recent stay at our facility. We are delighted to know that you continue to have such positive experiences while staying with us and that we are your property of choice when visiting the area. Indeed, our entire staff wants each guest to feel comfortable while they are with us and to make them feel welcome. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to the staff. We look forward to having you stay with us for years to come.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Blowing Rock NC, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have stayed at Ocean Isle Inn every year at least once/year for the past 18 years. It is our favorite beachfront hotel. Views are fantastic, we have become yearly friends with the beach guy Scott who rents the chairs, umbrellas, and cat sailing trips. Rooms are clean, staff is friendly, a nice free breakfast. The pool is clean, as is the indoor hot tub/jacuzzi room. For a beachfront room, prices are reasonable. We will be there again in a few weeks. This Inn is a good value. We have never had a problem, just good experiences.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Oceanisleinn, Social Media Director at Ocean Isle Inn, responded to this review, June 21, 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you so much for your kinds words about our staff and facility. It's rewarding to know that our guests receive the level of service and satisfaction that they desire. Repeat customers such as yourself are the backbone of our business and we look forward to having some of the same families return year after year. Folks that once visited here as children are now returning with children of their own. We sincerely appreciate your patronage throughout the years and look forward to having you with us another 18 or more years.

Safe Travels

Tracy A. Spencer
Social Media Director
The Ocean Isle Inn Team
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Additional Information about Ocean Isle Inn

Address: 37 West First Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Ocean Isle Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Ocean Isle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ocean Isle Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the coast of southeastern North Carolina is the Ocean Isle Inn. An Oceanfront property which is the perfect oasis for leisure travel, beach weddings, golf outings, family reunions or even business. Enjoy our beaches and all the amenities ... more   less 
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