This was our second time staying at the Islander, our previous visit was in December 2012. We had a second floor ocean view room, and the views are amazing! The beds are also very comfortable (a pleasant surprise). The Inn was more crowded this time than it was in December, due to it being spring break, and the staff handled the crowds well, with my only complaint being that the breakfast room ran out of blueberry muffins on our second of four days. The rooms are well appointed with a microwave, mini fridge, coffee maker, and plenty of towels and toiletries.
One issue we noticed besides the muffins is that we noticed many people coming and using the Inn's parking lot to park in while going out on the beach, rather than using the public parking area a very short distance down the road. Perhaps a placard hung from the rear view mirror of guests cars could help with this?
Altogether, a lovely inn! We have already booked our next stay, and plan on many more.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- As an oceanfront hotel in Ocean Isle Beach, The Islander Inn overlooks one of the most pristine North Carolina beaches. The Islander Inn is conveniently located within walking distance to several restaurants, shops, an arcade, miniature golf, and museum. The Inn is also just a 10 minute drive from 25 world-class golf courses and hundreds of first-rate restaurants. Famous for its peace and quiet, this intimate oceanfront facility appeals to the young couple, vacationing family, golf enthusiast, or beachcomber who enjoys superior accommodations and breathtaking views of the most beautiful beach on the East Coast. All oceanfront rooms feature a 50in. plasma television. All rooms have a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and telephone with voice mail capability. Room rates include daily housekeeping, deluxe continental breakfast, free WiFi, access to our outdoor oceanfront pool with Tiki bar, indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi and fitness room. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Islander Hotel Ocean Isle Beach
- Islander Ocean Isle Beach