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Ocean Crest Motel

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Non-smokers be aware...this is not the place for you. We paid for a private balcony but the noise from the people on either side was unbearable and the smoke from their cigarettes go thru the slabs. There is no escape from the smoke. The rooms are small and very basic; the wood frames are rotting; the curtains are in taters;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the oceanfront rooms. The view is great. The motel is right on the beach. The staff were friendly. The outdoor pool is nice, especially for kids who aren't up for swimming in the ocean. There aren't a ton of amenities. The rooms are basic. The internet is slow in the evening. But, deluxe rooms and... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms overall are very small, some without seating of course no space; all doubles. Buy an oceanfront room with a balcony which has more space and a view of the ocean. Best value for the buck even though more expensive. Everything works, but the TV's are small and wall hung; the seating is a metal frame with cushion seat made... More 

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Fort Lawn, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stay was wonderful the staff bent over backwards and upside down. See I actually booked for October and showed up in September huge error on my part. But the staff did everything in there power to get us a room I can not thank them enough. Not to mention the motel was very clean and cozy. Will be back... More 

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just stayed here again for about the 4th time during a recent stay for a few days. I would like it to have more amenities but we don't spend a lot of time in our room so this place does provide our basic necessities. Yes, the bathroom is tiny and you need to bring your toiletries. The shower is... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little motel for a weekend fishing and/or beach getaway. We've stayed in the ocean-front 2 bedroom and also the condos on the end of the building. The condo is way bigger than the pictures suggest. Staff is friendly and cleaning crew does a great job. I find myself missing this little place when I'm back home - it tends... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Road trip with daughter, I'm looking for area to retire to. Stayed near Wilmington,NC for a few days and toured, then to Southport and the beach. Really liked the shore and the town/village of Oak Island. Room was clean, no bugs inside (that I saw), AC was loud. One sink, next to mini refrigerator. Shower and toilet in separate room.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Our stay here will be forever etched in our memories because a nest of 98 turtle eggs hatched that night: and we saw it! But the motel itself is a reasonably priced stay in a super location: right on Oak Island beach. Wireless kept dropping us but was fast; room was clean and comfy but you should probably pay the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Another Great Year at Ocean Crest Motel. The staff is great, The rooms and grounds are very well maintained and spotless. The Owner Walt, goes out of his way to make you feel at home and take care of you. The office staff are very friendly and answer any questions you have. We will definitely continue to make Ocean Crest... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

My 3 siblings from different parts of the US met here from 8/3-8/8 with their kids and grandkids for a family reunion. The owners, Roxane and Walt Quaranta, keep a warm and friendly staff, who are very helpful. The rooms were clean and the views were wonderful. It was nice to have a refrigerator in the room. We will probably... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beach providing a unique location on Oak Island and the area. Your choice of 3 room types at fair rates. Stay for 7-Only pay for 5 night special year round. Ask about our awesome oceanfront Townhouse that sleeps 8 persons! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Crest Motel

Address: 1417 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ocean Crest Hotel Oak Island
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