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Atlantic Towers
Ranked #5 of 19 Hotels in Carolina Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 21, 2012

This is our second stay here and it won't be our last. It has everything you need for a nice, quiet, convenient beach trip. We stayed for 4 days/3 nights...We have a small family(1 teenager) so the 1 BR(bunks in hall) is good for us. A larger family would probably be more comfortable in a 2 BR unit.
Nice LR with flat screen tv, pull out couch, DVD player, extra chair..... well equiped kitchen with snack bar(Stools) , dishwasher, micro, full size fridge etc...plus everything you need in a kitchen (toaster oven, coffee maker, dishes, utensils etc.). All units have all of these basic necessities. Clean bathroom and nice master bedroom with another flat screen tv and good closet space(and also entry to bathroom). Rooms cleaned daily..and have towels, sheets etc. You don't need to bring anything except beach towels and food.
The best part of this place are the VIEWS. Full ocean views and when you sit on the couch in the LR, its like you are on a cruise..you ONLY see ocean out the window...its breathtaking. The balcony is a nice size with chairs. **TIP: Get a END UNIT(it will end with "01" for a 1 Br or "14" for a 2 BR)...you get a extra window in the LR for side views and also a side ocean view in the bedroom, which the interior units do not have.(More privacy too)
The are fireworks on the beach every Thursday night which you can view from the balcony also.
The 2 pools are a nice bonus(one outdoor and one indoor) and were not crowded(but we went during the week). You can also reserve beach chairs and umbrellas which are already set up in front of the resort.
There are a few walkways to the beach with showers to wash off sand. There is a small arcade, as well as soda machines/vending machines throughout the property..and a laundry room
downstairs. Free WiFi is available in all rooms..just ask for a connection cord at the front desk if you did not bring yours.
We go mainly for the beach..but there is a small amusement area in town, as well as Fort Fisher Aquarium down the road in Kure Beach(10 minutes)..as well as the Riverwalk in Wilmington(20 minutes).
YOu can order pizza delivered right to your room from a local pizza place(the phone number is on your check-in sheet)..and there are other options in town for take out or dining in.(We prefer to dine-in since the view is so awesome.)

Room Tip: Get a END UNIT...for extra views and privacy. Room # will end in 01 or 14.
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Reviewed July 12, 2012 via mobile

This trip our goal was to do a lot of beach time without getting wrapped up in tourist traps. Atlantic Towers helped make this happen! The location of this place is ideal for just that. We got in to town around noon. Our room was ready so they allowed us to check in early. The room was more than I expected. Very roomy. We had 4 adults 2 kids and opted for a 1BR. The place was spotless. The view was incredible! Larger balcony easily accommodated all of us. Comfy King size bed in BR. Bunk beds were a little thin but the kids did fine. Took our own blow up bed so I don't know how the sleeper sofa was. Nice little kitchen with everything you needed. Only 1 bathroom could have used 2. Access to the beach was so easy. Nice grass area you could use to play ball, etc. Outdoor pool area very clean with nice furniture. Indoor pool available but did not use. Staff was very courteous and knowledgeable of the area. Not much touristy things within walking distance which made it very quiet and relaxing. Wilmington was only a 20 min drive and fishing pier 1 mile down the road. I choose this location based on the reviews here and we were 100% satisfied. If we ever decide to venture back to this area, we will be staying here again.

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Our family alternates between Atlantic Towers at Carolina Beach and the Best Western at the Outer Banks every summer. We just love Atlantic Towers. The rooms are clean and beautiful and every room overlooks the ocean. The downstairs staff is friendly and the rooms, while not inexpensive, are probably comparable to other beach properties. There are two swimming pools, one indoor and one outside, which makes for a nice change of pace if you have children. The rooms are large with plenty of bedding for everyone via pull out sofas, bunk beds, etc. There is no continental breakfast, but, each unit has a small kitchen where you can cook your own meals if you want.

There are plenty of attractions nearby if you want a break from the beach. It is a short drive to Wilmington, the Southport Ferry, the N.C. Aquarium, Ft. Fisher and a little carnival with rides that run during the summer. Check out a new, little shop called the Mermaid Castle which is right down the road. They have a lot of "not too expensive" arty, beachy stuff that is a little different than most of the tourist shops.

This is the sort of place you want to stay if you're going to the beach with a family.

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We just got back from a few nights stay at the Atlantic Towers and found the place wonderful - mostly. The views were great, the friendliness of the staff was super and the 1B unit was nicely decorated and furnished including free internet. Unfortunately that doesn't make the perfect stay alone - the beds were terrible. The bed in the bedroom, the bunk beds in the hallway and the roll out sofa all had beds that needed replacement. When speaking with management they refunded some of our money and were also willing to move us to another unit but it would have been more of a hassle to move than just get the refund. They were very nice in our discussions and they made the stay acceptable. They even threw in a couple of pizza's - yeah! The area was nice and quiet but to get to a grocery store or restaurant you'll need a car. We also got a free Sunday paper to boot.

Room Tip: All the rooms face the ocean but make sure the beds are in good shape otherwise it will ruin your va...
  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

We stayed at the Atlantic Towers in Carolina Beach this month. It is a short car ride from Wilmington airport, around 20minutes and you are at Carolina Beach. Atlantic towers is pretty much at the lower end of Carolina Beach, i.e. away from the busy northern part and close to Kure Beach. We rented a one bed-room apartment at the 11th floor but had to change rooms (we upgraded to a two-bedroom) because the room on the top floor was directly below the building’s central air-conditioning for the whole building, so it was unpleasantly loud. The next day, the front desk could not have been more helpful or friendly and we relocated to a beautiful room--will for sure go back! The location of the Atlantic Towers is perfect because you are close enough to both the action of Carolina Beach and the more laid-back Kure Beach! The sea views and friendly staff really made our visit a memorable one. The apartment itself was spacious with modern furniture, nice bathrooms and all the amenities needed. Once a day the cleaning ladies take care of your garbage. The beach access is just fabulous.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 10, 2012

My husband and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary at Atlantic Towers. This was our first time staying at Carolina Beach and we loved it! All of the staff that we came into contact with were very friendly! The room was great and exactly what the pictures showed on their website. Upon entering our room, I checked the balcony door (being a mom, this is a habit for me, even though the kids weren't with us this time), one of the doors would not lock but it was fixed as soon as I made a phone call to the front desk. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone and I plan to return as soon as possible!

Room Tip: The 1st floor rooms seem great for families with kids because you have a small patio that goes out t...
  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank A_A_BRoxboro
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Reviewed April 15, 2012

We just returned from Carolina beach, NC. We stayed one night at Atlantic towers, it was the most amazing experience. The rooms (or rather condos!) are very spacious, we never expected such a lovely room in that area. The service is very good, the location is awesome! We would have extended our stay for one more day if we did not have to go to work on Monday! And the price is competitive! I gave a 4 star bcoz they had kept a coffee maker but no coffee powder or anything (like a regular lodging), there was no hair dryer!

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Atlantic Towers

Address: 1615 Lake Park Blvd S, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5724
Location: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Amenities:
Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Carolina Beach
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful oceanfront one and two bedroom condominiums. Each unit has its own private oceanfront balcony and full kitchen. Enjoy the indoor heated pool,oceanfront outdoor pool and sundeck/gazebo area. FREE high-speed Internet available in each unit. We have what you need for a great vacation. ... more   less 
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