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Raeford, North Carolina
Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

My room was just the right size with adequate aminities. The kitchen was just the right size for me and my family. I loved that the bathroom came with 2 toilets. Great for family visiting. Will definitely go back. Enjoyed myself immensely!!!

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed May 1, 2015

The rooms were clean and the property a treat in isolation. It is at the end of the island and the beach was not crowded at all. Be sure to check in with Henry at the front desk. He was a great source of information and cheer. I hope you get a raise Henry you deserve it. Everyone was so...

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Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed April 28, 2015

Over the past few months, I have been working with Leigh in sales to setup a conference for 125 people. She was fabulous to work with throughout the entire process, from her immediate communication to her flexibility in last minute changes - she was even there to greet me at the front desk when I arrived on the first day...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Korey, Your kind words are truly appreciated. Leigh is one of the newest members of our management team and it's no surprise to us that you had such an enjoyable experience with her. Score for Shell Island! George and his "gang" have been doing what they do for quite some time now and it seems that they never "miss a...

Morrisville, North Carolina
Reviewed April 26, 2015

The birds at the outside pool were a real turn off. The birds took baths and drank out of the pool. The lounge chairs and tables had bird dropping on them. The suppers were very expense. The breakfast were very good. The rooms were clean and neat.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Joe Z, Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience with us. I'm sorry for your "Spring Time" experience with our local wildlife; the good new is that the Spring season is almost over! We do appreciate your acknowledgement of the cleanliness of our facility as well as our wonderful breakfast's. Once again, thank you. We hope...

Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Shell Island Resort for a weekend at a North Carolina State Youth Council Conference. We utilized a great conference room in the hotel and enjoyed spending time on the quiet beach. Our room was clean and fit 6 teenage girls comfortably. The hotel staff is also wonderful. We were greeted by cheery housekeepers, and four great workers...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear cepstein 1605, Your kind words are greatly appreciated. We're so pleased that George and his crew made yout trip "Even Better" Now that's tough to beat! So, when time permits, come on back to see us. We'll be ready for you again. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Our bathroom had hair all over that wasn't ours. Entire room felt dirty and in huge need of rehab or at min a makeover. Tub had weird, gross mat in bottom that was half torn and nasty. Views are amazing. Friendly staff. Super nice location. Expected more for the price.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear ashisaphatcat, Please allow me to apologize for the condition of your room. We take great pride in the work we do and the services we provide our guests and we are sorry for your experience. Please call me directly if you would like to give us another opportunity to serve you. I am more than happy to discuss special...

Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

I loved very minute of my stay at The Shell Island Resort. The people were very nice. My favorite people included James, George, Brian, and Callie! I can't wait to come back and see my friends and the beautiful Shell Island Resort!

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

dear katydid214, We're elated that you "Loved Every Minute of your stay"! George and his crew are wonderful assets to our property and we're glad you were able to experience that first hand! We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully very soon. Until then, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

james, George, Kelly & Brian did a great job helping the State Youth Council host our annual conference. Loads of patience for 100+ teens and advisors. Beach is friendly, well maintained and quiet. Will be back.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear bethef1, On behalf of George, James, Brian and Kelly we want to thank you for your kind words, as well as for choosing us to host your conference. Your entire group of youth and advisors were a pleasure to work with and we do hope to see you again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service...

Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a Youth Council conference and had an amazing time. Definitely my favorite hotel and beach to stay at! I would like to thank James, George, Kelly, and Brian for doing a great job and making our stay really something special.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kyle N, Thanks for the wonderful review. It matters greatly to us when our guests acknowledge the efforts of our staff, and I know George and his team will be thrilled by your kind words. Please come back to see us when time permits. The entire staff at our "Amazing Hotel" will be ready for you! Kindest Regards, Todd...

Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We have been sadly disappointed in our recent visit to the Shell Resort in Wrightsville Beach, NC. The Lobby looks great but the accommodations are shabby, towels are cheap, they provided a minuscule bit of soap for washing. We were afraid to use the laundry facilities as they were so cheap and beaten up! The food is okay but overpriced!...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear CSorensen, Thank you for your feedback. I wish to apologize on behalf of the entire staff for your dissatisfaction with our property. We do pride ourselves on the amenities and services we provide with our accommodations and hope that in the future you would allow us another opportunity in providing such. Your input is duly noted and if you'd...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shell Island Resort

Address: 2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
Location: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range: $133 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 150
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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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles MammaTraveler, 1 week ago | Read review
“We requested floor on higher level for the view. Staff accommodated our last minute request.”
  • Watched sunrise each morning from room
 of 5 bubbles GrandmaJudy1, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“2nd floor gives good eye level view of the beach; middle of the road room # gave us good access to parking and elevator”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceD9, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get on higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles vandenbergh2016, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Currently the parking garage is under construction so ask for a room near 801, 701 etc...”
 of 5 bubbles 576nathanp, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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