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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We recently held a conference at the Shell Island Hotel as in the past and as always, the accommodations, customer service and attention to our members and vendors was outstanding! Mr. George McCutcheon placed great emphasis and attention on the conference details and he and his staff did a wonderful job in meeting all of our expectations and requests. I...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks, Erik for your kind words. It's always a pleasure to see "old friends" and we do look forward to your return. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The views on both sides of the hotel was beautiful! The room was o.k., the King bedroom was great, the living room with the pull out couch did not have much space. The kitchen was o.k. could of been updated! The indoor pool was closed...waiting for new filter system! This was are first time staying in Wrightsville beach and we...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Susan71462 for taking the time to write about your recent visit. We're all a little puzzled by your statement regarding the swimming pool, as we only close it for routine maintenance between the hours of 7 a.m. & 8 a.m. maybe there was a misunderstanding(?) Please be sure to visit us again when time permits. Kind Regards, Todd...

Reviewed 20 October 2015

Stayed at much better places on Wrightsville Beach for much less. Paid for the premium upgrade, hate to see the condition of a average room. Great views however, Room in need of a paint job, stove hardly worked and kitchen pots and pans were in terrible shape. Cheap carpet and furniture. You go outside to get to rooms from elevator...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Lisa M for your review. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit with us, and we will continue our efforts to make improvements at our facility. Your business is very much appreciated. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Bethania, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I am a member of a professional association that has had numerous meetings here and we've never been disappointed with the food, service, or location. Our event coordinator George is first class and his attention to detail is second to none. We will be be back!

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to serve you, and we do look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife and two children stayed here for our summer vacation. The rooms was very clean and for being a small condo it seemed very spacious. Beautiful views from every window. The kids loved the outdoor pool area, the indoor one was not as nice.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Matt S, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit with us. We're glad you enjoyed your vacation and we hope you'll return when time permits. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great Second BOD Meeting. We had our first BOD Meeting here October, 2014 and everyone requested we return October, 2015. The personal service you receive from the Shell Island Resort cannot be beat. They go out of their way to accommodate all requests and make our directors feel very welcome. We had 105 attendees and held all our function within...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Sheila for your kind words. We enjoyed having all of your participants as our guests, and we really do hope to see you again very soon. On behalf of Elysia, George and Chef Anthony, thank you again! Best Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The resort is at the north end of the island in a serene, beautiful location. We were on the 8th floor as we'd been the past 3 years enjoying glorious views. All suites have ocean views from the living room & balcony & bayside views from the bedroom. The mini kitchen is a big plus for breakfast & in suite...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Bunny for your kind words. We're glad that you continue to enjoy your time spent here, and we look forward to seeing you again! On behalf of Jason, Kelly, Aisha, Kimberly, Erin, Henry, Dylan, Nick & Annie, thank you for your continued business. Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Sayville, New York
Reviewed 7 October 2015

After planning a wedding for two years you would think it would go off with out many incidents but not at Shell Island Resort located in NC. The wedding coordinators changed hands four times. Poor communication is what I would say is the biggest problem. Showing up on the day before the wedding and finding that the rooms are not...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

We do regret that you were not satisfied with your experience at Shell Island Resort. We can say with complete confidence that we made every effort to provide the very best in service. Thank you for your business. We wish you all the best in the future. Respectfully, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My wife and I stayed here to attend a wedding. The facilities are great for a wedding venue whether on the beach or inside. The staff was unusually friendly and accommodating. Two that deserve special mention are George and Dylan. Served a very nice breakfast buffet that included made-to-order omelettes and waffles. Some of the rooms needed updating but all...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

abrownva, Thank you for your kind words. It was our pleasure to accommodate you. On behalf of George, Dylan and the rest of our "Unusually Friendly Staff" we hope to see you again! Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Williamston, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 October 2015

what a fantastic event! From the beginning with Alex's coordinating of the wedding. The wedding on the beach. George M's ( Assistant General Manager) handling of the reception set up and personally overseeing the reception. With staff like Dylan, the service was prompt, efficient and friendly. The food was1st class.Everyone raved about it. And the rooms had a tremendous view...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank You, Ron M for your kind words. We're elated that you had such a good experience with us. On behalf of Alex, George and Dylan, it was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the near future. Warmest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the northern tip of Wrightsville Beach, Shell Island Resort is surrounded by a sprawling expanse of sand and unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Mason’s Inlet, and Figure Eight Island. This family-friendly resort and hotel boasts a front row seat to the beckoning sea and a beach that seems to stretch endlessly, making it feel like it is yours alone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shell Island Resort

Address: 2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range: $278 - $514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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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
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“The rooms on the first floor are behind the dunes so therefore have no ocean view.”
Y6335GKangelab, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room/suite away from the elevator”
P5979BZrobertd, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are Ocean View, great location”
portergg, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
kingtutNorthCarolina, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Maybe higher than 2nd floor for better views”
WI_Muskego, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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