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The Island Inn is located in the heart of Surf City on beautiful Topsail Island. All rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, in-room coffee, hair dryers, and flat screen TVs and are Non-Smoking. We have a pool and are located directly across from the beach. Walk to pier, marina, shops and restaurants. There are several fishing charters and gold courses in the area. Go diving, surfing, or treasure hunting. We accept dogs of the toy breed size.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Centrally Located


Full view
79Somewhat walkable
Grade: 79 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
10Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
35Room tips
Traveler rating
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  • English
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We stayed at Island Inn while visiting my brother in Surf City. Nice basic accommodation that was very clean and had comfortable bed. Just steps from beach access and a short walk to Surf City pier. Highly recommended!
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Great place across from the beach. Wonderful location within walking distance to everything. Clean with a lovely pool. The owners were so very accommodating allowing us to park while the room was being cleaned and let us park after we checked out which on a weekend is a
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We had a wonderful visit. The room was very clean, beds slept great.The manager was very friendly. Loved that its right across the street from the beach.Lots of places to eat near by.Just wish our visit was longer than 2 nights. Will stay there next time we go to the beach.
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We came for a 4 day visit to Topsail Island. We had never been here before so we did not know where everything was located. Found this cute hotel on Trip Advisor. So thankful we did. Our room was quaint and meet our every needs. There is a picnic table right outside your
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Excellent location, very clean, and a good value. I stayed on the ground floor in a room with two bedrooms. Each room had it own A/C. Fridge and microwave included. Staff was friendly. Short walk to the beach, shops, and restaurants.
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Response from topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn
Responded May 30, 2018
Thank you so much. We love to know all of our hard work is appreciated.
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View toward room 6 & the beach, top floor
Inside room 6 top floor
Inside room 6 top floor
Outside room 6 top floor, so peaceful
Photo provided by managementIsland Inn
Seating and shelving area in room with 2 queens
Sorry, I don't see these questions unless I check tripadvisor. Better to email me thru website.
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"Upstairs is a good choice but if you have problems with steps downstairs would be better."
"Trust the front desk staff to tell you."
"Choose a second floor room. Lower rooms have noise from people gathering on the deck."
"upstairs at end near ocean (rooms 7-10)"
"We were on the ground floor in a room with only one window. This window faced the pool. Second-story rooms might have more windows."
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastTopsail IslandSurf City
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