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“Our Favorite Island Get-Away!”
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Island Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Surf City
Certificate of Excellence
Hamptonville, NC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our Favorite Island Get-Away!”
Reviewed July 16, 2007

We lived at Topsaid Island for 4 years and every time we get a chance to go back for a visit we stay at Island Inn. It is just across the street from beach access, has super friendly staff, the rooms are always clean and you can walk to almost anywhere in downtown Surf City. We have been once or twice a year for the past 3 or 4 years and we will be going back soon!

Lynn Wagner, Hamptonville, NC

Stayed April 2007
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las vegas, nv.
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2007

We live in Las Vegas Nv. now, but I lived in Holly Ridge growing up and I practically lived at the beach as my Dad worked nights at the Surf City Fishing Pier. I wanted to stay somewhere that was convenient to everything in Surf City and the Island Inn was perfect. The Owner Byron, was very friendly and helpful in letting us know what was going on at the Beach. Our room was clean and very comfortable.I will definetly stay there again.

  • Liked — Convenience and Hospitality
  • Stayed April 2007, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank JudyAbercrombie
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2007

We were traveling through NC and down the coast, just stumbled on this Motel, right along the beach, very cute with its wooden pelican and it looked kind of like a ship; yes, the room was small, but it had a tile floor, convenient since you walk right in from wet and sandy, so no crumby carpet like the rooms in Myrtle Beach, and we have stayed every year. It's not high luxury, but it's close to the beach and pleasant and we have stayed twice since. I love it.

  • Liked — value, close to beach
  • Disliked — older tv
  • Stayed November 2006, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Morrisville_NCJenna
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eastern Ky
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2006

after 30+ years of marriage this was the smallest and cheapest decorated room we have ever had. We were glad it was only a two day stay. No more visits to this place!

  • Liked — location
  • Disliked — the plastic furniture
  • Tips/Secrets — go north to the condos
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank gemstan
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Lansing, Michigan
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2006

Very pleasant stay. Rooms are small and no frills, but clean. In such a beautiful environment, who cares! The beach was wonderful and only a two minute walk. The pool was equally refreshing. Short walk to restaurants, beach stores, ice cream shop and grocery store. I would definitely return.

  • Liked — location, simplicity
  • Disliked — price, simplicity
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled with family
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2 Thank candi-lee
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Raleigh
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 15, 2006

Island Inn is worth the stay. Very clean, the owners are very friendly. It is perfect for a family, or couple. Very close to the beach. Highly recommended!!!

  • Liked — Convienence
  • Disliked — N/A
  • Tips/Secrets — Enjoy
  • Stayed July 2006, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank cleofis
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nc
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2006

My stay at the Island Innn was more than I expected. The Inn is charming and peaceful. The rooms were extremely clean and nicely decorated. The owners were very freindly and helpful. It was more like staying at a close relatives house than an Inn. The pool was wonderful. The Inn is located across the street from the beach and within walking distance to shops/restaurants. Great place for families, couples, singles or business travelers.

  • Stayed July 2006, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Island Inn

Property: Island Inn
Address: 202 Goldsboro Ave, Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6811
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Topsail Island > Surf City
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Surf City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Island Inn is located in the heart of Surf City on beautiful Topsail Island. All rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, in-room coffee, hair dryers, and flat screen TVs. We have a pool and are located directly across from the beach. Walk to pier, marina, shops and restaurants. Come stay with the best! ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Island Hotel Surf City
Island Motel Surf City
Island Inn Topsail Island, NC - Surf City

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