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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“half bath”(24 reviews)
“small balcony”(24 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We would stay here again. Sunset in the waterway is gorgeous. The privacy is wonderful. My only drawbacks were the pool was super small that it didn't feel inviting once the families settled in for the day. And that the room was large which was...More

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Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 8 August 2016

Zenfulsurf, Thank you for taking the time and leaving us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry that the pool was a bit too crowded for you, we've only got so much space and it can fill up quickly...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a must stay for everyone !! Somewhat excluded away from the masses but close enough to everything!! Feels like you are on an island but you are not !!Cody and Tippin are exceptional!! All of the staff are very accommodating and very friendly!!...More

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Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 8 August 2016

Muknnrnd, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed staying here so much! Your accolades will be passed on to the staff, they will be so glad to hear them. We hope you come visit us again soon!

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We have staying at Shell Island for years and its a wonderful place. The only thing I would change is higher grade sleeper sofas. The beach is awesome and the staff very friendly. When staying on Wrightsville Island you must eat at South Beach Grill

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Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 8 August 2016

ToddL292, Thank you for choosing to stay with us recently and thanks as well for the review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and have kept coming to see us for so many years. We can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms have great views of the beach and the resort has two pools and a hot tub. The resort also has beach umbrellas and chairs for rent. There is a volley ball net right on the beach in front of the resort. There is a...More

Thank Austin D
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 8 August 2016

Austin D, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and use of our amenities. Thank you for the kind words about our staff. We hope you come visit us again!

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Shell Island is my favorite resort at Wrightsville Beach. I've attended a couple conferences and stayed with my family. The resort is at the northern end of the island and the beach is much less crowded than elsewhere. The prices are what one would expect...More

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Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 8 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Thank you as well for the kind words about our staff we work hard to make everything run smoothly for everyone. We hope to see you again in...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 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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 192 - USD 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 192 - USD 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#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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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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Response from Richard G | Property representative |
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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