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Sea Vista Motel

1521 Ocean Blvd, Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6917
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#1 of 2 hotels in Topsail Beach
Located on the beautiful south end of Topsail Beach, NC, our property was extensively renovated after Hurricane Florence in September 2018. We offer a variety of unique oceanfront units as well as two separately located apartments with large decks and awesome vistas of the intercoastal waterway and marsh sunsets. Visit soon!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Mini golf
Water sport equipment rentals
Picnic area
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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My family and I stayed at this motel, suppose to be for 7 days. My parents and sister were only saying for 3. After they went home my fiancé and I got our own room. Soon after we discovered the room was infested with cockroaches. They were crawling on the walls, on the floor, and would sit behind the fridge. We tried to get a hold of the manager (Rebecca I believe). I called her and told her the problem, mind you this was around 10pm when I called, she said she would send someone out there and hung up on me. She sent someone who looked to be her husband, not someone who knew what they were doing. He did tell us that they were German cockroaches. They like to be around anything that has electricity, so fridge, oven. Things like that. He found about 3 under the oven and there was about 5 behind the fridge. He said that we would basically have to leave or just deal with it. I called the manager (Rebecca) back and she told me I can’t have my money back and it was my fault basically. We argued for a bit, I told her that the room was infested I wasn’t staying there and demanded my money back. This is where it gets messed up. She told me she would refund me, but if I ever speak about this to anyone, or on Facebook, she will charge my card DOUBLE for the amount we were saying there. It wasn’t even my card, it was my fathers. I was shocked, I didn’t know what to do. I am only 21 and my boyfriend is 18, and we were miles away from home. We just wanted out of there. She probably tried to scam us because she KNEW we were young. She gave us the refund the next day but was extremely rude and didn’t even apologize. I tried to ignore her but she seemed like she just wanted to argue. She did not acknowledge the problem at all and didn’t say that she would exterminate or anything. We were suppose to stay 7 days but only stayed 4. It was such a waste of vacation. Please do not stay here. The rooms are infested and the staff is terrible. I am finally writing this review because it’s almost been a year. I was scared at first but I just want to warn people!
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I would definitely recommend this local motel to stay for the weekend. It is right in the beach, has a Tiki Bar that over looks the ocean with good food and friendly service. loved the fries! Room was clean with microwave, mini fridge and coffee pot. Only a shower but that is all you need to clean up the sand 😉
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This little motel at the south end of Topsail is a true gem. Though it's a bit older, it is the perfect place in an ideal location for a relaxing getaway. The staff is fantastic-Cathy at the desk, Katie and Greg in housekeeping, all were so helpful and friendly. We stayed in an efficiency and it was extremely well stocked with dishes, glassware, pots and pans. There was nothing we needed that wasn't there. I have never stayed anywhere closer to the ocean, it was literally right in front of us! Beautiful sunrise, great walks to the end of the island and the Jolly Roger pier. We will definitely return!
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We visited the Sea Vista for a girls getaway which included my Dog. The location is wonderful and the view even more great. We stayed on the third floor which is really just the second floor but still lots of steps. We climbed four flights to get to the third floor several times a day . I sure wish this hotel had an elevator to make it easier for unloading suitcases and such. The room was clean and pretty well stocked with the pots and pans we needed to cook for the week. It does need a deep cleaning such as ceiling fan blades and sliding door for example. The people that clean and in the office are exceptionally helpful and nice. The beach is gorgeous any time of year at Topsail as we have stayed many times but always rented a house. I would probably stay at Sea Vista again after my calves relax from so many stairs lol. My dog had the best time here and on the beach. I loved the fact that there was a large area in front of the hotel for dog bathroom needs and also bags and a trash for deposits, just be careful of the cuckleburrs as they hurt awful. Don’t hesitate to stay here if you don’t mind steps.
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Stay on the thrid floor for the most amazing view of the ocean you will ever see. It is my favorite place I've ever been. It's old fashioned, but wonderful. My favorite place that I have ever been, and I always look forward to a vacation there.
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Response from seavistatb, Social Media Response Team at Sea Vista Motel
Responded Sep 30, 2019
Thanks for staying and awarding the stars! Hope you will be able to return soon. It's our favorite spot also!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sea Vista Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Sea Vista Motel?
Nearby attractions include Quarter Moon Books & Gifts (1.3 miles), Missiles and More Museum (1.3 miles), and Patio Playground - the Putt-Putt (1.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sea Vista Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Sea Vista Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Sea Vista Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sea Vista Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Jebby's on 17, Cora's Isle-End Deli, and Beach Shop & Grill.
Are pets allowed at Sea Vista Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Sea Vista Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Poplar Grove Plantation (7.3 miles).
Does Sea Vista Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.