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Reviewed 28 April 2015

We normally stay at chain hotels, so we knew this would be different. It was, but not in a bad way. I don't think you can make reservations online, but when you call, they are so nice and helpful. They don't have someone at the front desk 24/7 in the off season, but they gave us instructions in case we...

2Thank TravelCrazy3
North Carolina
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

If you typically stay in the nicer hotel chains and then come to Ocean Crest, you will be disappointed. But knowing there are so few hotels at Oak Island, Ocean Crest becomes more acceptable day by day. Good: Sits right on the beach with easy beach access, beside the pier and upscale restaurant, clean with very pleasant staff, large private...

9Thank jojenc
Monroe, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My husband and I have stayed here many times over the years. This trip was great. The rooms have been remodeled and they are very nice. Sherry, in the office, was such a great help with everything and made our weekend the best. We will be going back soon.

2Thank Bridget B
burlington, nc
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

1st and foremost, these rooms are small... Like not much bigger than a stateroom on a Cruise Ship. Our room had 2 double beds, mini-fridge coffee maker, window AC unit, wall-mounted TV, and a bathroom with sink & shower. We had 4 people and it was tight but doable, but don't expect a lot of privacy in the room. Now...

3Thank davidd4972
Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This motel reminds me of the way motels use to be "back in the day". I'm talking a door with a real key. It is certainly an older motel (with a very small bathroom), but it was clean and had a fridge and coffee maker. I had a second floor room (which is best if you want a view) with...

1Thank Tripper_David
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I stayed in the Ocean Crest Townhouse for a total of 3 months. The owners more than met our needs and the stay was very pleasant. Nice beach, quiet area. Good food in the area, enough retail to meet your needs. Beautiful view. Just nice overall.

3Thank Harvey W
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This place has policies they can't set aside even if a customer could be made happy. How many people have gotten the last room when you get there there are no cars in the parking lot. I couldn't have slept there or even have opened my luggage.

9Thank butterflies63
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Our family of four has stayed here multiple times over the last 10 years, the location and price are outstanding. The staff has always been pleasant and helpful, the rooms have always been clean and over the years there have been upgrades to the rooms. About the decor, it is beach functional, very nice but not so fancy that you'd...

2Thank Jon W
Raeford, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The staff was very accommodating and so very polite. The price was great and affordable (off season) and our view was the best. The room was older but very well taken care of and super clean. We are coming back and next time we are bringing our kids. also to add it was very quiet. We really enjoyed it. Great...

1Thank Ernest F
Traphill, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Great place for a peaceful and quite stay . Beautiful views from the balcony. The townhouse is awesome for two families to stay together. Highly recommend.Just got back from my 10yr anniversary .Stayed at this hotel for 5 years now with no complaints

1Thank Buckslayer21

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beach providing a unique location on Oak Island and the area. Your choice of 3 room types at fair rates. Stay for 7-Only pay for 5 night special year round. Ask about our awesome oceanfront Townhouse that sleeps 8 persons! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Crest Motel

Address: 1417 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ocean Crest Hotel Oak Island
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