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    Drifters Reef Hotel

    701 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4826
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good19%
    • Average14%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible32%
    Travellers talk about
    “lazy pirate” (21 reviews)
    “bar and grill” (6 reviews)
    “corn hole” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Pets Allowed
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 131 reviews

    Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

    DO NOT STAY HERE ! We stayed in room 220 - apparently the sewer pipe ran down the entrance wall of this room because we heard water/sewage pouring through this pipe SO LOUD you could not sleep or drown the noise out with the t.v.-...More

    Thank BMurdock108
    Response from driftersreef, Manager at Drifters Reef HotelResponded 19 October 2017

    Hi, as we discussed on Facebook a few days ago, I have addressed the issues. We cannot change things like where the pipes are located or the room size after a facility is built. We purchased new beds this year. People's preferences on mattress firmness...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    We were hoping the beach would be closer since the motel was $119 ($134 after taxes)...about a 10 minute walk. They did not provide breakfast and only enough in-room coffee for one person. No shampoo so bring your own! The walls were thin so we...More

    Thank nayers4
    Response from driftersreef, Manager at Drifters Reef HotelResponded 13 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. I am disappointed to read about your experience, as we want all our guests to have a great experience. If you had contacted the front desk regarding these issues, our front desk clerk would have provided you with...More

    Reviewed 1 August 2017

    Location good, pool excellent, room Ok. Check-in very pleasant. a few small changes would help immensely. Febreeze the rooms. Add some amenities. only 2 small bars of soap in the bathroom. Would not cost much to add, shampoo, conditioner, plastic laundry bag, real ice bucket,...More

    Thank 439barryk
    Response from driftersreef, General Manager at Drifters Reef HotelResponded 20 October 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the central location of the motel and had the opportunity to relax by the pool. We keep shampoo and soap at the front desk for our guests upon request , but we...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We stayed at Drifters Reef, in the true spirit of Carolina Beach. They have a friendly, accommodating staff that are willing to make your stay comfortable. The rooms were clean, fresh linens and towels were at our disposal. We will definitely come back. Thank you!!

    1  Thank cctrue5172017
    Response from driftersreef, Manager at Drifters Reef HotelResponded 19 October 2017

    Thank you for the great review!! We hope that you will continue to stay with us when visiting Carolina Beach! We have off season specials this Fall for our guests. Hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    Loved it here. Very clean huge bed, nice pool. Alot of anything you want around. Great restaurant next door. No complaints. The front desk person was amazing and had a great personality. First time in North Carolina and the hotel I choose was perfect. It...More

    Thank Christie V
    Response from driftersreef, Manager at Drifters Reef HotelResponded 19 October 2017

    Christie, Thank-you for taking the time review our establishment & the restaurant (Lazy Pirate) next door. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return soon! We value our guests and appreciate your review!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 77 - US$ 124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 57
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    • North Carolina >
    • Carolina Beach
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    • Drifters Reef Hotel Carolina Beach
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    Room & Suite (13)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (45)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Pets are welcome with 20USD deposit plus 20USD per night per pet
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    "Rooms were good and reasonably price... by the book by the boom!!"
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