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Island Inn

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202 Goldsboro Ave., Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights last week and was greatly surprised by the quality and cleanliness for this little gem of a place found by Trip Advisor. The weather was great which helps a lot with the room accommodation more than adequate and spotless.This was all at a GREAT PRICE with the beach just a few yards away

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!! We try our best to make every stay a truly great one!!! Hope you get the chance to stay with us again! More 

Cary
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

My recent experience at the Island Inn Surf City, NC is one I will soon not forget. My son and my grandson always plan a first week in October. We did not know wether the weather predictions would hold true, so we just decided to go anyway .On our way down in a torrential rain storm, I got a text... More 

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Thank Charles N
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

This is Barbara, I own it and manage with along with my husband and son. We are so glad that your stay was a positive experience! We try very hard. Yes, I try to make sure my guests get here safe and sound. Guess that is the nurse and mother in me. We feel we have very special people who... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Hotel is well run: room is very clean and has all that you need ( microwave, coffee maker, fridge and small seating area) . Staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. Housekeeping were attentive and efficient. Pool is good size for the size of hotel. Smokers smoking on decks but rooms did not smell of smoke (... More 

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Thank Sharon G
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We did our best to work with space we have. Could not make rooms bigger, so we made them the best they could be. Clean, comfortable, storage for items. Hope to see you next year!! More 

Lake Norman, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

First time we have explored Topsail Island. We stayed in room 1 and were just steps from the walkway to the beach across the street. Very clean and well kept. For a small room, every inch of space was well utilized so there was a place for everything. We loved the rockers and picnic tables outside the room. Only wish... More 

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1 Thank Pam C
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay!! The mattress is pillowtop firm. Some people want soft, others want firm. So, some love that mattress and for others it is OK. Hard to find that happy medium. Hope you will come back and visit us though!! Some rooms have memory foam mattresses. Same story with those, some complain too firm and others love... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed three days at the Island Inn. You can't be any closer to the ocean without being oceanfront. The room was immaculate and the entire property was well kept. We are still amazed at the incredible value. We will definitely stay here next time. Pete & Leah (Atlanta, Georgia)

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We know we are not perfect, but we sure strive to be!! We will be closing here a few weeks for the winter and hope to see you in 2016!! More 

atlanta, ga
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This was such a nice vacation. The owners are just the best. The place is well cared for and very clean. It is an older place but don't let that keep you away. The only negative I found was the room only had a shower, no tub. The outside is set up with chairs and picnic tables so you can... More 

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! Yes, the rooms with 1 queen in the 2-story half have showers except for 2 of them over the office. Bldg is block and just too hard to bust out showers and bath walls to put tubs in. So we tiled them, installed new 1 handle faucets, and let them stay. Showers and bath walls are... More 

Shelbyville, Kentucky
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

As many times as I have been to Topsail,I had never stayed here before. This was just a short two day stay, so this seemed a good option-and it was! The family that owns the Inn are very friendly and do everything they can to make your stay a good one. My room had everything I needed, and was very... More 

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1 Thank theresca50
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! Yes, we only had so much room to install a pool and wish it had been bigger. Glad you enjoyed your stay!!!! More 

Lost Creek, West Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We go to Top Sail Island every October to get a hundred pound of shrimp for our family. We stayed at Island Inn. This year we are renting a beach house. Lost more room. Loved the beach. Went fishing on the pier and caught our dinner three nights.

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1 Thank Delores H
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you like the Island!!! No, we are not as big as a beach house:) Topsail Island is a great place!! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

My better half and I come here everytime we visit the beach. You really just cannot beat the price! The rooms are clean and tidy with flat screens, microwave, coffee, and a minifridge. There are no bugs or wildlife. The pool is nice, as are the outside showers. It sits next to the beach and is in walking distance to... More 

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2 Thank NREMTP
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!!!! Always look forward to seeing you!! More 

Tennessee
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The greatest thing about this place, hands down, is that nearly everything is within walking distance: the beach, coffee and donuts (The Daily Grind - YUM!), New York Corner Deli (Super Yum!!) and many shoppes/boutiques. The staff are friendly and keep the rooms very clean and well-stocked with all the items you could possibly need, but the rooms are VERY... More 

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1 Thank A C
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay! Yes, we could not make the rooms any larger when we totally remodeled. However, this is why we added the huge decks and porches and put a picnic table outside every room. This extends the rooms to the outside. Where else can you sit outside your room besides just on a chair next to your... More 

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