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Nestled on the northern tip of Wrightsville Beach, Shell Island Resort is surrounded by a sprawling expanse of sand and unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Mason’s Inlet, and Figure Eight Island. This family-friendly resort and hotel boasts a front row seat to the beckoning sea and a beach that seems to stretch endlessly, making it feel like it is yours alone.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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Great View
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This is a beautiful hotel! I was there in the off season and everyone was so nice, the rooms were clean, and its a fantastic view. The beach wasn't crowded so I was able to enjoy my stroll. I love that every room is ocean front.
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We stayed at the Shell Island Resort in July of 2018. This was my first trip to North Carolina and I struggled with where to say, as I was unfamiliar with the area. All I knew was that I wanted to be able to see the ocean from my room and be able to sit on a balcony and soak
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My husband's business sends him here annually for seminar. After each event at Shell Island, he would insist I schedule a time when I could join him. After retirement from military service, and part-time employment at the VA, we can enjoy Shell Island Resort together. What an
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The view of the beach is fantastic, all suites face the ocean. However, 2 out of the 3 suites we were assigned were filthy. I have added photos with this review. There was questionable animal waste under the bed, and behind & under the furniture had not been cleaned for quite
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This hotel is fine. Clean with a nice pool for the kids and easy access to the beach. We like staying here because the beach at this end is much less crowded and the tidal pools and sand dunes at the north tip are really fun for the kids. I interacted with the front desk staff
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The Standard Double Corner Suite at the Shell Island Resort
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The Premium King Corner Full Kitchen Suite at the Shell Island Resort
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It is a very nice family friendly place! It needs a very small bit of renovating but indeed worth the price. Have fun!!
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Are there any 2-bedroom accommodations?
All of the rooms at Shell Island Resort are one bedroom suites. You do have the option of one king bed or two double beds when you book your suite. All of the rooms also have a separate living area with a full-size sleeper sofa.
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Are small dogs allowed?
Thank you for asking Shelley, But no, sadly we are not a pet-friendly location and do not allow pets of any kind to stay in our suites. I hope this information helps.
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Hi Lisa, Shell Island Resort is located at the very end of Wrightsville beach. With that being said, there are several restaurants and stores to enjoy in the area however the closest ones are roughly one to two miles up the road from us. You can definitely reach these on foot but we always suggest having a vehicle with you just in case you'd like to try a restaurant further away. I Hope this info helps, we can't wait to see you!
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"Choose a room mid-way up for a great view without having to ride the elevator too high up. You will have a fantastic view."
"If you love looking at the pool there are internal rooms that face the pool on various levels which you can request at time of booking."
"Not sure if all rooms have poor sound proofing."
"Get rooms away from the parking garage"
"Ask for an END UNIT room. You will get better views and extra windows."
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PRICE RANGE
$143 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaWrightsville Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
153
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