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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Amazing trip!! Love this place. Had a couple issues with housekeeping trying to come in while we were still in the room. But mentioned it to management and they were great. Would suggest Do Not Disturb signs in the room. Other than that, we always have a great time here. Our favorite place at Carolina Beach!! 😆

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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Room was good, not great. Housekeeping never came by until I asked for towels and they were stained and dingy. $480 for 3-nights was double what room should have been for outdated and dingy, stained towels. No coffee pot, microwave, shampoo or conditioner in room. No continental breakfast. If I had clean towels I would have gave a 3.

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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

What a pain. This trip was supposed to be a nice getaway turned hotel disaster. Management needs lessons in proactive problem solving. After driving 4 hours we got a call one mile away to tell us the AC in our room was out and they were going to turn us out. Cupid to the staff to make things right. This... More 

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This motel cost us $319 for Sat & Sun nights, so I was expecting a lot more than we got. As I booked just a few days before we arrived I wasn't surprised that I wasn't offered a sea view but thought the pool view I was offered would be OK. We were in room 214, it did have a... More 

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Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We had an enjoyable weekend. We wanted a coffee pot and microwave in the room but we're surprised it only had a fridge. We did enjoy the heated outdoor jacuzzi and large pool. It is accessible by key only. There is on site parking with room pass only. The beach is extremely close to the units. Overall, it's a nice... More 

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Franklin
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed in an oceanfront efficiency room this time since there were just two of us. It was just the right size and had everything we needed including a small stove, a fridge & a microwave. There were two rocking chairs on the private balcony facing the water. It was nice for watching the pelicans fly over while relaxing after... More 

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Chilhowie, Virginia
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

Friendly & helpful staff, clean oceanfront efficiency room basically right on the beach and as mentioned in other reviews it is dated but that did not detract from our experience at all, if anything it made our stay more pleasurable. We will be back!

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Reviewed October 19, 2015

This was our first visit to the Sea Ranch, and we would definitely stay here again. We had an oceanfront efficiency room on the second floor with a great view of the ocean. The room was very quiet, and had all of the amenities that we needed. The beds were comfortable and the AC was efficient and quiet. The location... More 

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Reviewed October 2, 2015

Let me start out with saying that this is a romantic older style motor court motel. It has all modern amenities. The pool and hot tub are huge. The staff are some of the nicest folks you could have looking out for you. The eff. rooms are huge , I mean best guess 25 feet x 15 feet. The kitchens... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

I had an oceanfront efficiency, located on the second floor. So I can only comment on this type of room. Ok.. Had a pretty decent view of the ocean. When staying at this motel, you are just feet from the beach! It can't be beat. My room was awesome.. Had plenty of chairs, a wardrobe to hang some clothes, a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sea Ranch Motel

Address: PO Box 176, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-0176
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range: $40 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Sea Ranch Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Motel Carolina Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Carolina Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
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“The Family Fish Cottage is great for larger groups (4 bedrooms & 2 bath) & is very close to the pools & beach access.”
 of 5 bubbles SanFranFan82, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“Second story oceanfront efficiency”
  • Justa bout stick ya toes in the water from balcony
 of 5 bubbles outofdoorsmse, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles davidrI5694QE, Oct 2, 2015 | Read review
“choose the ocean front rooms! the view is breathtaking.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferk623, Oct 21, 2014 | Read review
“If you get an oceanfront room, be sure to get a 2nd or 3rd floor room. 1st floor rooms have their view of the ocean blocked by beach dunes.”
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 of 5 bubbles John_Hale, Aug 22, 2014 | Read review
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