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Greensboro, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came with my husband and child recently for two nights. The first night none of us slept. Partially due to the disgusting room and partially to the very old drunk woman slamming doors and yelling. The air conditioner stopped working in the middle of the night. The beds are so uncomfortable. Luckily, we brought a blanket in case our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Was happy with our stay close to the ocean comfortable rooms not overpriced.good value for what we were looking for very nice pool ac worked.i recommend staying here.never had any problem.lots if dining close by

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1 Thank greg2202
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We had to change rooms four times because of the room not being ready, AC not working, pluming problems and they let us stay in two rooms and both had roaches crawing on the walls and floors but all this happen in just one day so we just left that day. The ower was very nice and understanding about the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The only place we could get a room without breaking the bank on Father's Day weekend. Absolutely terrible. They had high prices due to everywhere else was book up and they knew people would pay these high prices to stay at the beach. Keep your money if nothing else is ava.! If you are upstairs you feel like the roof... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I wanted a quick get away for the weekend. Since we decided this on such short notice it was difficult to find a place that allowed pets and you could only stay 1 night (most places on the weekend require at least a 2 night min.) We made our reservations over the phone and the individual was extremely nice. Upon... More 

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2 Thank Lee L
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

DONT STAY HERE!!! He took $$ over the phone for the reservation! Never had that happen! We drove up and immediately were concerned! This is a private home attached to a strip of nasty, smelly, rooms!!! Owners family was at the pool and they were tactless, gross! The front Door handle was coming off #4 room he assigned us!!! bathroom... More 

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6 Thank Erin C A
Bristol, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

To start no one was friendly,had to have someone to call the office to unlock the door to check in.No smoke detector in the room,sand everywhere when we entered the room,no night stand,nowhere to put our clothes.Roaches everywhere at night so what sleep we did get was with the lights on. Bathroom was dirty,bed frams looked to be home made... More 

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3 Thank Jeff D
Lenoir, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Second time staying at this motel. It is an older motel but they are doing some upgrading. Loved that they are pet friendly. Clean rooms, no smell of pet urine or cigarette smoke, beds slept well, kitchen was clean, cool rooms, didn't see any bugs in our room, plenty of hot water for showers, easy wifi access, and great flat... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

My family had 15 rooms went out drinking came back to room and went to sleep what did I wake up to bed bugs I never go there again I not taking anything home that I didn't bring the only things good about that place is the store across the street boardwalk near and the pool my weekend was mess... More 

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7 Thank Rettacee
Kernersville, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very rude management and unclean place to stay...do not stay here..dont waste your time or money! I totally regreat even thinking about staying at this place....the floor leaks from the second floor shower into the bottom floor room..nasty..nasty nasty...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Russo's Motel is a mom & Pop style motel located a block and the half from the ocean. We are within walking distance of the boardwalk, shopping, dining, amusements and nightlife. We have the largest pool in Carolina Beach, free wifi, extended cable and plenty of parking for our guests. We have locking bedbug covers on all of our mattresses and boxsprings. We also do not have carpet, or wooden bedframes where bugs can hide. Despite some unpleasant, untrue reviews from a disgruntled ex employee and their friends in 2015, I assure you all of our rooms are very clean and well updated. We welcome you to come by and check out our rooms and judge for yourselves before you stay. We have complete confidence that you will be pleasantly surprised. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Russo's Motel

Address: 213 Cape Fear Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5128
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Number of rooms: 18
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