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“Gorgeous wedding setting” 5 of 5 stars
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Shell Island Resort
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2700 North Lumina Ave., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480   |  
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Gorgeous wedding setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My niece had an informal sunrise wedding at shell island resort. The lighting, setting, and accommodations were perfect. We followed that up with the hotel brunch. Very delicious and reasonably priced. Shell island resort staff made this a very special weekend for us. Highly recommend.

Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear Elissa H,

Weddings are truly a special event when you have them at Shell Island Resort. It is great to know that you and your family were happy with the wedding and brunch. Our staff takes pride in providing a wonderful and memorable venue for your special day. Congrats to your niece and new nephew-in-law. We hope to have you all back with us very soon.

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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Rating summary
  • 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stuart, the customer assistance manager, was fantastic! He assisted in changing my reservation due to the upcoming hurricane over the 4th of July weekend and was extremely polite, understanding and helpful. Thanks Stuart for helping to make sure we made it to Shell Island Resort!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear Ashley S,

Great customer service is the goal here at Shell Island and we are very happy to hear that Stuart was able to demonstrate that during that particular stressful time! We are very happy that you were able to make the trip and enjoy the beautiful weather for the holiday weekend!. We hope that you will return to us very soon!

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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Henderson
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Our trip was fantastic , great room, wonderful staff. Great restaurant and bar. This was our 2nd visit , we will be returning for a 3rd stay, can't wait to get back. Everything you could want is there, you don't have to leave for anything unless you want to.

Stayed July 2014
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear Tgup13,

We can not express to you how special it is to have guests like you come to visit us and celebrate important life events at our beautiful resort. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! I am very happy that you were pleased with your suite, our staff, and our restaurant. You are right! Who needs to leave when you have everything at your fingertips? We look forward to that 3rd stay and we hope it won't be too long before you make that trip.

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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Matthews, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We returned to Shell Island for our week of vacation again this summer and it was as incredible as we remembered it. The view from our room was amazing and the beautiful, wide beach at Shell Island is the nicest beach spot in all of the Carolinas. We requested the same room as last year, #603 and were pleasantly surprised that it had been completely renovated sometime in the past year since our last visit. With nice new contemporary furniture, a lovely glass tile backspash in the kitchen and an impressive new tile floor, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in that room.

Our three children had a great time at the beach, in the indoor and outdoor pools and on the playground next to the pool. The staff was extremely nice and helpful and we couldn’t have asked for a better place to vacation. We strongly recommend it!

Room Tip: For an incredible view, I also recommend room 601!
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear ncfamily0f5,

WOW, thank you for those wonderful words. We are very excited that you returned to stay another week with us this summer. Thank you for noticing the renovations made to your favorite suite. Our owners have been working hard with our design staff to create amazing spaces for everyone to enjoy. It sounds like our staff had the opportunity to impress you as well! We can not wait for your return visit for amazing vacation number 3!

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My husband and I just got back from our anniversary trip to Shell Island and Shell Island resort. Our room and view were fabulous, as were the beach and staff. Reggie, who is apparently Shell Island Resort's "Mr. Fix It" was sent up to our room when my hubby and I discovered that the in-room DVD player we had planned to use for Horror Movie night :0) was broken. Reggie worked through the problem for us, first reviewing all of the connections, then visiting several unoccupied rooms until he was able to find a replacement, all this when his shift was supposed to be over for the night. Reggie then hooked it all up while telling highly entertaining stories about growing up nearby. He's a great guy! Reggie helped to make our trip a success and we will be back. Thanks, Reggie, and thanks Shell Island Resort!

Room Tip: Every room has a view of the beach! So cool!
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear cherry r,

Happy Anniversary! We are delighted that you chose to spend it with us. It's always nice to hear when our employees make such a great impression and we will be sure to pass your compliments on to Reggie and his manager. We hope to celebrate next year with you!

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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Paramus, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights for a wedding last Saturday. Every individual we met who works there are extremely friendly, helpful and would go out of their way to make the guests feel as comfortable as possible, including George.

Room Tip: The water smells like sulfur, so bring your own drinking water.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Andrew G, Public Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear 815Irish,

We are so glad that our staff was able to make such a wonderful impression on you, including George! We take pride in providing extraordinary guest service to our beloved guests. We hope that you will consider us for a future stay in the not-so-distant future!

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Shell Island is my favorite place to stay on Wrightsville. That end of the island seems so much more quiet and peaceful. This last visit was outstanding. The staff at the resort was friendly and professional -- a kudos to them for a job very well done!

Room Tip: All rooms are Oceanfront so I've never had a bad view or room for that matter.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Andrew G, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, August 4, 2014
Dear RPRE,

Thank you so much for your kind words. We aim to please here at Shell Island and are very grateful that you are such a loyal guest! We look forward to your next visit with us and more of those breathtaking island end views!

Warm Regards,

Andrew G.
Guest Services Manager
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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
Amenities:
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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the northern tip of Wrightsville Beach, Shell Island Resort is surrounded by a sprawling expanse of sand and unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Mason’s Inlet, and Figure Eight Island. This family-friendly resort and hotel boasts a front row seat to the beckoning sea and a beach that seems to stretch endlessly, making it feel like it is yours alone. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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