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    Shell Island Resort

    2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
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          USD 461*
          USD 364*
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          Overview
          • Excellent46%
          • Very good28%
          • Average13%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “half bath” (24 reviews)
          “small balcony” (21 reviews)
          “outdoor pool” (42 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Poolside Bar
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          This was an amazing venue remarkably self sufficient and ideally placed right on the beach. Every room is amazing with a great view. Large indoor and outdoor pools with a hot tub makes this beach front venue all the better. The only down side is...More

          Thank tigerjr
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          Room was overpriced for what you got. Beach was beautiful. Pool is small. Water in sink & shower had a terrible smell. Breakfast buffet was not worth the money - food was not well prepared & lacked variety.More

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          Thank Judy W
          Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 3 days ago

          Judy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the beach! I'm sorry to hear that felt the rooms were overpriced, for our best rates I always recommend booking during our off season times. I'm also sorry you...More

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          This particular unit Was FILTHY. The carpet needs replacement and vaccuming, dead bugs in corners upon arrival. Water out of fossit was awful. Location, amenities, restaurant and the staff were wonderful. Everything was wonderful except for the unit itself.More

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          Thank 67beachfam
          Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 5 days ago

          67beachfam, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Wrightsville Beach with us and that you found the staff and location to be quite pleasing. I am sorry...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We enjoyed our stay except for the hot water smelling like rotten eggs. Apparently, this area of Wrightsville beach has this issue. Would have been good to know. Also, stayed at week and there was no internet connection at any time. (They advertised "free WIFI)More

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          Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 6 days ago

          Morgan86, Thank you for your review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us recently. My apologies about the stinky water, unfortunately it is a result of the older well water system that Wrightsville Beach uses. But hopefully that does not deter you...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The resort is beautiful and very convenient. It was easy to get out onto the beach. The views are gorgeous. They are on well water that stinks terribly. It's the sulfur in the well system on the island.More

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          Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 6 days ago

          D8638DZamandam, Thank you for leaving us a review. We're sorry about the stinky water, but you are right, unfortunately it is due to the well water system Wrightsville Beach uses. Hopefully that does not deter you from returning to enjoy the sun and sand though!...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Free Parking
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Conference Facilities
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 268 - USD 431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
          • #5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 153
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          • Location
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          • North Carolina >
          • Wrightsville Beach
          • Also Known As
          • Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel ,
          • Shell Island Oceanfront Resort ,
          • Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort ,
          • Shell Island Resort Nc ,
          • Shell Island North Carolina ,
          • Shell Island Hotel ,
          • Shell Island Nc ,
          • Shell Island Resort North Carolina ,
          • Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites ,
          • Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Kim R
          Is there any way to access the beach here with a wheelchair? We have a family member that is wheelchair bound and too heavy to carry
          10 June 2017|
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          Response from Richard G | Property representative |
          Kim R, Great question! And yes, we certainly do have a beach access with a ramp for our guests with wheel chairs. It is located right next to our outdoor pool area and can also be accessed easily from our Walk Out Suites... More
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          coots4
          My family will be staying at Shell Island Resort for the first time in June. First time to Wrightsville, NC. However, I am concerned with some of the reviews I have been reading about the rooms being dated and dirty. Hoping updates and renovations have been done and the cleaning improved. Hoping this is not our first and last trip here. Wanted something different besides Florida, so hoping our trip will be wonderful and our review full of compliments! If anyone can let me know if any improvements have been made would be greatly appreciated.
          2 June 2017|
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          Response from Richard G | Property representative |
          Coots4, We have undergone several renovations to many of our rooms during our off season. I highly recommend booking our Deluxe or Premier option of suite when you stay with us as those rooms are the most recently... More
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          Megan G
          How far are you from the boardwalk and Britts Donuts? Is it within walking distance?
          4 May 2017|
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          Response from Toyah J | Reviewed this property |
          Shell Island is at Wrightsvile Beach. Brit's is Carolina Beach.
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