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    Shell Island Resort

    2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
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    • Average13%
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    “half bath” (24 reviews)
    “small balcony” (23 reviews)
    “outdoor pool” (44 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Our second vacation stay here in two years. Lovely beachfront, attractive lobby, energetic young staff. Suites generally comfortable and sufficiently sized (for at least 2 people). Walls between rooms absorb sounds, so fairly quiet. However, noticed some "puckering" of the stucco ceiling paint over bed...More

    Thank seeedels
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    seeedels, Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your second trip here at Shell Island. Thank you for your kind compliments about our staff, customer service is our top priority here and we really pride ourselves on...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a beautiful Island! The Resort is nice & the staff is always friendly & welcoming! I love that every room is Ocean Front with a private balcony...the view from the back is also amazing. Each room has a full bathroom & a 1/2...More

    Thank Vis2r
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Vis2r, Thank you so much for taking the time out to leave us your review. We are so glad that you keep coming back year after year to visit us and that you decided to do so again this year. We take great pride in...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I have stayed at Shell Island at least once for the past five years and have always had a good experience. I was concerned when I saw some recent reviews about poor quality at the hotel, but booked anyway based on my personal experiences. There...More

    Thank jmwds
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    jmwds, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I greatly appreciate all of the feedback you have given us from your stay. It pains me to hear that the housekeeping service was inadequate during your stay, I would really...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My family and I stayed here July 20-23, it will be our only time. The hotel is old, run down, and needs a major overhaul. Double size beds are out of style. Plus the beds were lumpy and uncomfortable. The whole room was just too...More

    Thank Julie S
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Julie S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your opinion Julie, it hurts my heart to hear that you do not plan to return to Shell Island and stay with us again in the future. We take great pride in our customer...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We have been going to Shell Island for 9years now with the Family and love it....You must try it! The staff is the best the rooms are great and there is always something for the kids to do! The location on the end of the...More

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    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    rwjppm, Thank you so much for leaving us your review. We are so happy to hear you really enjoyed yourself staying with us. Shell Island has some of the best views to offer on Wrightsville Beach, and we really take great pride in our customer...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $216 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
    • #5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 153
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    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel ,
    • Shell Island Oceanfront Resort ,
    • Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort ,
    • Shell Island Resort Nc ,
    • Shell Island North Carolina ,
    • Shell Island Hotel ,
    • Shell Island Nc ,
    • Shell Island Resort North Carolina ,
    • Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites ,
    • Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
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    brettbambic
    July 13, 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Yes we do! We rent out chairs and umbrellas for a daily rental fee. Our chairs are $12/day, umbrellas are $18/day, and you can get a beach set which includes 2 chairs and 1 umbrella for the cost of $35/day. We also rent... More
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    Kim R
    June 9, 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Kim R, Great question! And yes, we certainly do have a beach access with a ramp for our guests with wheel chairs. It is located right next to our outdoor pool area and can also be accessed easily from our Walk Out Suites... More
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    coots4
    June 1, 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Coots4, We have undergone several renovations to many of our rooms during our off season. I highly recommend booking our Deluxe or Premier option of suite when you stay with us as those rooms are the most recently... More
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    "Pack lightly and bring your own beach chairs!"
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    "All the rooms face the ocean. From reviews it seems some rooms have not been renovated yet. Mine was and it..."
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    "1st floor is easier to reach the beach but no ocean view..."
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    "Our 3rd floor room had windows across the entire ocean facing wall ! Exceptional views !!"
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