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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Our room was small and VERY expensive, even off-season, with dated furnishings, noisy window air conditioner, and very small bathroom. There are many better places you can stay for the same money on Oak Island. On the plus side, it's immediately adjacent to Ocean Crest Pier, $1 to walk the pier, $8 to fish, and its tasty restaurant. Go figure.

4Thank suomigrrl
Bayville, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Came here for 2 nights for a wedding @ Brigatine 2,@ the end of the Island...great sunrise & sunset, can't find that anywhere else on the east coast...Pier was tall & long, lots of fisherman on a sat & sun . did see ppl catching fish on the pier & surf... We had a room on 1st floor, room 109,...

3Thank jank1959
Gate City, Virginia
Reviewed 18 October 2014

A friend of mine visited this hotel twice and made glowing recommendations, so my wife and I made the trek to Oak Island and Ocean Crest. Folks, we were not disappointed at all! This is a beachfront motel and you are literally a stone's throw to very quiet water and the pier! Due to popularity there were no beachfront rooms...

2Thank jtmccully
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2014

You cannot beat the view of the ocean and the pier. Very clean. Will definitely come back here. Hearing the ocean may put you to sleep at night!!! It is a very charming motel. The private balcony also was a plus and definitely worth the price of the room. Nicely located on Oak Island....close to Southport and the Fort Fisher...

2Thank Angela K
Boone, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Many of the North Carolina beaches I remember from my childhood and young adulthood have, in my opinion, been ruined by over development: high rises, condos, and four-story duplexes crammed side by side on expensive ocean front lots created by tearing down the unpretentious cottages of old. How wonderful to spend an early October weekend at Oak Island and enjoy...

2Thank JoeLowman
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

I surprised my husband with a weekend stress busting trip for just the two of us to Oak Island. We rented an ocean front private balcony room. The view from our balcony was fabulous, and amazingly close to the beach! My husband loves to fish and this motel is next door to the pier and oh so convenient to everything...

4Thank Brenda C
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary.The staff were amazing ! Rooms are very clean , beautiful views , peaceful! The office staff made you feel like you were family and all the other guest were friendly . This was am amazing 4 day weekend ! Cannot wait to go back for more relaxation!

1Thank Riley2013piper
Garner, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

This was our 1st stay and it will definitely not be our last! From the moment we checked in until we turned in the key everyone treated us like they had known us forever! The rooms were clean and you are so close to the ocean you can listen to the waves sing you a lullaby to sleep. I can't...

2Thank FireWife63
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We stayed here for 6 nights , paid for 5 , got two free , we left one day early but that decision had nothing to do with the hotel, just bad weather and ready to go home . First time we have stayed here and first time staying at OI , although we have visited the island while staying...

3Thank Jeannie133
Mooresville, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 September 2014

My husband and I had an amazing stay at The Ocean Crest. Lori and Sholeh are very personable and helpful. They make you feel like family when you walk in the door. The rooms are exceptionally clean. It is a quiet, peaceful hotel with a phenomenal view. We are looking forward to our next visit to Oak Island and staying...

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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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“Balcony rooms, when available is worth the money. If not and you want value for your dollar, other bed and breakfast places in Southport.”
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“Ocean views are great!”
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“Do NOT stay in room 109, it is right next to the ice machine.”
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