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Goldsboro,NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked an ocean front room, with a balcony. The view was beautiful. It has a kitchen with a full size frig and everything you need to cook with. The room has a queen size bed and a pull out sofa. They have a indoor heated pool, and a hot tub. The staff is very pleasant and knowledgable of the...

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I was very surprised when we walked into the room, it was no were near what I expected. The room was very clean, and large. I expected the usual hotel with two beds and a bathroom. There was a full kitchen two bathrooms, and a living room area. The room was very nice and would,be a great place to stay...

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Elkin, North Carolina
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Nice Older hotel, Nice Beach access, indoor pool only, Room was Clean and very roomie Great WiFi, nice beach access area, would stay again !!.. Hotel has nice off seasons rates compared to other in the same area.

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Reviewed July 8, 2016

I first learned of the whaler when I was invited to stay with a friend for a weekend. Soon after I bought timeshare here and would highly recommend it. You couldn't get any closer to the ocean. Although it is an older place, the staff go above and beyond to accommodate their guests needs and improvements are always being made...

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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Great place reasonably priced. Fabulous beach and pool. We stay here 2 weeks in August and 2 weeks in October with 16 other friends from Ohio. We all have time shares here and vacationing together is a blast. Time shares here are a bargain. 4 weeks condos for under $15,000.00 forever. Good deal!

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Smithfield, North Carolina
Reviewed June 22, 2016

I didn't have a good experience the last time I stayed here, but every hotel I called was booked. The room was ok but the bed and pillows were hard. We never could sign in to the free Wi-Fi even with the password provided. There was a problem with the hot tub. My bath water is warmer than that water....

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Reviewed April 28, 2016

My wife and I have stayed for a week most years for many years. You can't beat the price for a stay at an oceanfront property. Right on 20+ miles of beautiful sandy beach, on which we have found many pretty seashells. It has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, as well as a game room. We stay in a very...

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Sylvan Springs, Alabama
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Easy excess, nice indoor pool, outstanding ocean view. Friendly people with a lot of great history about this hotel. Has stood the test of time. Great food in any direction you want to travel. Several additions and renovations making a big difference

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Reviewed January 4, 2016

It hurts my heart to see reviews of poor experiences at the Whaler. We have been coming to the Whaler at least once a year for the past 20+ years. If management has been a problem as some indicate, it will be discussed at the weekly owner meeting. My own personal experience at the Whaler has been different. Continuous maintenance...

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Virginia
Reviewed November 28, 2015

It is right on the ocean. I love there is a grass area between building and sand with porch swings, chairs, grills, picnic tables and fish cleaning station. There is also lighting there at night. We had a 2 bedroom/2 bath unit. Baths are small, 1 has shower only. Sleeper sofa, queen bed & 2 twins. It was furished with...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Whaler Inn Beach Club

Address: 323 Salter Path Rd, PO Box 220, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512-6123
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Pine Knoll Shores
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Whaler Inn Beach Club Hotel Atlantic Beach
Whaler Hotel Beach
Whaler Inn Beach Club Atlantic Beach
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Coats, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Goldsboro, North Carolina

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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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“First Floor Beach front was nice”
 of 5 bubbles dehudson99, Sep 10, 2016 | Read review
“If wanting an ocean-view room, recommend the second or third floor, away from guests walking past your porch.”
 of 5 bubbles matthewcA939TO, Apr 28, 2016 | Read review
“Two bedroom setup is a few steps from the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles 329carolynb, Feb 24, 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront 2 BR or 1 BR side view 3rd floor”
 of 5 bubbles 384th, Sep 13, 2015 | Read review
“Don't go there unless you deal directly with an owner of the unit, not the horrible management staff.”
 of 5 bubbles nktraveler123, Aug 6, 2015 | Read review
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