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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“half bath”(24 reviews)
“small balcony”(24 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great Conference venue! The room was clean, the bed was comfortable, the food at the restaurant was very good, and the staff were all friendly and helpful. I would gladly stay there again. The assistant manager, George, was exceptionally hospitable and made sure the conference's...More

1  Thank Adam B
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Adam B, Thank you for your review! I am glad to hear you enjoyed the Conference and the resort facilities. It is good to hear that the staff were all so helpful to you, I'm sure George will be happy to know he was mentioned...More

Reviewed 7 August 2016

First, I had to call to confirm our reservation. Never got one. The desk clerk said she didn't have it, told me I'd probably booked through an online site, but I didn't. I told her I had called the resort itself to book. She looked...More

4  Thank Fenimore J
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Fenimore J, Thank you for writing your review. I am sorry to hear that there seemed to be constant problems during your stay. It upsets me to know that we failed you in so many aspects. I will share your thoughts with our staff and...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016

I don't know how anyone could give this place a good review. I checked in on a Wednesday afternoon. 1. The doormen stood there and watched me wrestle my stuff onto a luggage cart and push it up the ramp into the lobby. Why are...More

5  Thank susan g
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Susan G, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to hear that your stay was less than spectacular. I do wish to apologize for the inconvenience about the water during your stay. Unfortunately the scheduled maintenance did not go...More

Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Best conference experience ever, thanks to George and his customer friendly staff. The facilities were remarkable. My family traveled with me and thoroughly enjoyed the resort and beach. George made the experience the best I have had at a conference. He is a people person...More

1  Thank geihatb
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 10 August 2016

geihatb, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the conference. George will be thrilled to know how great he and the staff were so I'll be sure to share with them. We look forward to hopefully seeing you soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2016

I spent a week at the hotel. As is often the case, I observed pros and cons. Let's get started... Pros: The views are absolutely stunning! Beautiful beach on one side and picturesque marsh areas on the other. More than once I saw professional level...More

3  Thank mhc0
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 10 August 2016

mhc0, Thank you for taking the time to write this lengthy review. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay even though there were some inconsistencies with a couple of things during your stay. If you would like to contact us directly to talk...More

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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
Heated pool
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USD 191 - USD 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 191 - USD 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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Klaus L
28 December 2017|
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Response from Grady A | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t been there when they’ve had fireworks but I’m sure someone working there can answer!
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suzannehstanley
30 November 2017|
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Response from Richard G | Property representative |
All of the rooms at Shell Island Resort are one bedroom suites. You do have the option of one king bed or two double beds when you book your suite. All of the rooms also have a separate living area with a full-size sleeper... More
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Shelley R
6 October 2017|
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Thank you for asking Shelley, But no, sadly we are not a pet-friendly location and do not allow pets of any kind to stay in our suites. I hope this information helps.
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"All rooms have a view of the ocean"
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"Request a room on the 6th floor or a higher floor for the view."
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"I had to walk to the elevator (87 steps, outside). No ice on the odd floors, so I had to go to the elevator..."
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"All rooms have some level of an oceanfront/beachfront view, although some of the first floor ones may not..."
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