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“Just right!” 5 of 5 stars
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Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1706 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480   |  
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11 hotel reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Just right!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We had adjoining rooms with our grown son when we visited. The rooms were good, the beds good & its right on the beach which was important to us. They had nice balconies too. The front desk, maids were all very pleasant. We were pleased & definitely would stay there again.

Room Tip: We liked it on the 7th floor, ocean front.
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  • Stayed February 2013, 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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AmandaRochelle, Reservations Dept Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Hi happyme5,
Glad we fulfilled your adjoining rooms request. I hope you were able to take time to sit & enjoy the beaming sunrise each morning from your balcony. We can't wait for your return - give our Inhouse Reservations Dept a call! 910-256-2231 Sincerely, Amanda Rochelle, Reservations Dept Manager
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Have had spotty results with Holiday Inns in the past but this was great. The hotel room and grounds were in great shape. Very low key, relaxing atmosphere. The indoor pool was excellent. Give it a try!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AmandaRochelle, Reservations Dept Mgr at Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, responded to this review, February 25, 2013
Hi Harry, thank you for your great comments! So glad we exceeded your expectations. We do have the best Indoor Heated pool - so perfect in the cold winter season. We hope to see you again soon!
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Stayed at this hotel couple of times, not sure if it was because it was out of season but service was not great. No paper when I left at 7 each morning, only cleaning done to my room was bed made. Supper at hotel on Thursday night will be my last meal at hotel, service was good but meal was average at best.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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AmandaRochelle, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, responded to this review, February 27, 2013
Hello brentb1166…We Thank You for taking the time to share your concerns. Your remarks have been shared with the appropriate staff to review the issues that you experienced during your stay. We encourage our guest to let us know how we may become better to make your stay more pleasurable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Even though a 20 year visitor to Wrightsville on a regular basis, first time staying at this hotel. Overall very pleased with our stay. Entertainment in restaurant was nice, and meal was very good. Breakfast buffet on Sunday was very good, the omelet station was a bonus. Room was clean and everything was in good working order although bring your own hairdryer as the one in the room had very little heat and took forever to dry hair. Nice indoor pool although we were unable to use it because of all the children in it all the time. :( Great beach access and like the idea of having lounge chairs on a deck facing the ocean but away from the pool area where all the kids would be. Will definately stay again before school lets out and after school goes back.

Room Tip: Ocean front is always the best.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AmandaRochelle, Guest Experience Champion at Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Well Hello ncbeachgrl93...We are so elated that you finally decided to give us a try. Our staff takes pride in knowing that we met your expectations while visiting our Resort. We await you return in the near future.
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Lancaster County, PA
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82 hotel reviews
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

A recent four-day stay was our first time at this resort, and we enjoyed it thoroughly. From the front desk staff to the bellman to the restaurant staff - all tried very hard to make our stay a memorable one. The front desk person (sorry that I didn't get her name) got our vacation off to a great start with a warm greeting and anwers to our questions. Brian, also at the front desk, made sure we had what we needed in our room when there was an item that we'd forgotten to pack.

The hotel is very nicely situated right on the ocean, and the restaurant also has a great view of the Atlantic. Our waiter,Kevin, in the Oceans Restaurant went above and beyond what is required. His friendliness and professional manner were so very much appreciated.

Our room which was oceanfront was perfectly clean and attractive, average in size, had a microwave and a decent size refrigerator. The HVAC worked well and seemed to run very quietly. The wireless connection was fast most of the time. The desk area was large and convenient with lots of outlets. Bath was quite modern with a nice granite countertop. I thought the hotel was built within the last few years but learned that it's about 12 years old. It's a very well maintained and well managed property.

If there are just a couple of small negatives, it's that the kitchen staff can often be fairly slow in getting out an order, but we were in no hurry, so that was hardy an important point for us at all. Also, in the morning, hot water in the shower can be more like warm water.


We saw another hotel/condo unit on the north end of the island but would definitly choose.to stay here at the Holida Inn if in the Wrightsville beach area again.

  • Stayed December 2012, 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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AmandaRochelle, Guest Service Coordinator at Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Patrema...We are so delighted that you choose our resort. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about our staff and your recent stay. We look forward to your return soon. Happy New Year!
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Charlotte, NC
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We've stayed at the Wrightsville Beach Holiday Inn several times, mostly around July 4th. Always clean (even with the challenge of beach sand), friendly and helpful service, nice pool areas. Rooms are fairly spartan, but bright and well maintained. Extremely kid friendly. Wrightsville Beach is a wonderful community, with good restaurants and nice sandy beach. The property has beautiful beach views and the intracoastal waterways. We've had rooms on the oceanfront and intracoastal sides of the hotel. Surprisingly, I enjoy the intracoastal side as much or more than oceanfront, as most rooms have partial ocean views anyway. Booked an intracoastal view room last July 4th and had spectular views of the downtown Wilmington fireworks.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The service at this hotel was outstanding. The receptionist was so friendly..she offered to contact us when a room was ready since we arrived so early (10 am)...she called me at the festival and told us two rooms were ready but not adjoining and I told her that was all right. However when we got back to the hotel two adjoining rooms had become available so she automatically switched our rooms to our original request...this attention was beyond the norm.
The service offered by the shuttle employee was also fantastic,....In the midst of all the holiday flotilla traffic he was there on time..we never waited and we didn't have to walk on that cold night.

Room Tip: We stayed on the fourth floor oceanside view. The balcony offered a beautiful view of the ocean. We...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1706 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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Location: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#1 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 184
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the award winning Wrightsville Beach, NC hotel. This beautiful oceanfront hotel boasts pristine beaches, low key family fun, water sports and just plain relaxation. The Holiday Inn Resort, formerly known as the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort, has all the comforts of home with fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean. Our Concierge will schedule your massage or you can relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. This NC oceanfront hotel has something for all ages including a kids activity center (equipped with interactive gaming system), whirlpools, playground, bike rentals, and much more. Everything you need for your vacation in all within your reach.This NC Coastal hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet, 32 inch wide flat panel screen TVs in all guestrooms, full service restaurant/lounge and room service. The resort is conveniently located near shops, dinning, Historic Downtwon Wilmington, and the Wilmington New Hanover International Airport (ILM). Complimentary shuttle service is offered to many locations.The Holiday Inn Resort is within a short drive to Quintiles, Coldwell Banker Seacoast Realty, Mayfaire Town Center, Verizon, PPD, Autumn Hall, Wieland, General Electric, UNCW and Corning. Located at latitude 34.2198, longitude 77.7862. ... more   less 
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