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The Sand Dollar Motel

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Traveller (5)
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“off season”(4 reviews)
“air conditioner”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly pleased with the Sand Dollar. It was CLEAN and quiet. The shower tile was a blast from the past! Very short walk to beach access.... GREAT inexpensive find. Also recommended Crab Claw restaurant for dinner and the food and service were great.

Thank Newfoundmm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Less than a few hours of our check in we received a call from the motel that a pipe burst in the bathroom of our reserved room. Manager told us there was nothing he could do but refund us the money. Which took 6 days....More

1  Thank Aneisha M
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

My family of five needed a place for one night, and the Sand Dollar was able to accommodate us on short notice. Pros: The unit was reasonably priced and spacious. The owner was friendly and helpful. Our rooms were exceptionally clean (!) and the bedsheets...More

3  Thank A9085LTkenb
Response from Sand Dollar M, Manager at The Sand Dollar MotelResponded 18 June 2018

Thank you for staying with us, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback. We hope to see you again in the near future!

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were in town to visit friends and wanted an affordable place to sleep and this fit the bill. The room was no smoking, but it smelled very strongly like smoke, so either someone before us broke the rule and smoked in the room, or...More

Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Busy weekend was a place that had a fancy. Was small but clean. The people were nice.A the walk to the beach was fairly short. The beach was very clean. It is also close to restaurant s and stores. Will go again.

Thank ALTP1219
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Details
Price range
US$ 85 - US$ 230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Mid-range Hotel in Atlantic Beach
#7 Quaint Hotel in Atlantic Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$ 85 - US$ 230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Mid-range Hotel in Atlantic Beach
#7 Quaint Hotel in Atlantic Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette
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Traveller (5)
Room & Suite (4)
Pool & Beach (1)
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marionpurnell
14 March 2017|
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Response from Sand Dollar M | Property representative |
Sorry, we are not a pet friendly motel. Our other property is, if you want to check with them Econo Lodge Crystal Coast, in Morehead City. 3 miles from the beach. Lorie L. Manager
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"rooms with kitchens are roomier, budget rooms are cramped"
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"Closest to office has better Wifi access."
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"The rooms farthest away from the main road are quietest, but there was no noise to speak of."
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"Make sure you have the right Sand Dollar as there is more than one hotel by that name"
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