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Dolphin Lane Motel

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Uncomfortable beds and no WiFi. If they would fix these things it would be ok. Also no shampoo. Rustic older motel with great view of ocean. Parking is a little tight but is everywhere on the island. JM

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were very pleased with the room. It was clean and nicely decorated. It was such a great price! Wi-fi is slow, but we weren't there for the wi-fi. Great value for the price! We had an ocean front room with a private balcony. It was so nice to leave the balcony door open and hear the ocean. The view...

1Thank Pamelaktz
roanoke va
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had brought my laptop to get caught up on some things and get a little work in, but they always seemed to have a reason why it wasn't working (one of their routers was stolen, i was doing something wrong, etc), but they were also always right that i could get wifi if I just STOOD OUTSIDE the front...

Thank marge651
Hagerstown, Maryland
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed in a condo which had 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3 beds and a foldout sofa. Having 4 kids with us it was very spacious and worked out well for our needs. However there were a few things that I went to the owner about at the end of our trip and made some suggestions. A few are easy...

1Thank Oursong1999
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice, clean, comfortable room then this not the place. If you want something cheap you have found it. The bed was like sleeping on a board which resulted in no sleep. However, it is in a good location and when I requested my money back for the rest of my stay they obliged. If...

1Thank stephencM361YU
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This is by far worst place I have ever stayed. It is a fishermen's motel not a place for anyone with standards to stay. The refrigerator doesn't work, the window was about to blow out from wall and leaking from rain and soaked floor and everything around it. The staff here did not think nothing was wrong nor wanted to...

5Thank Greg H
Rural Hall, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 September 2015

It was a nice place to stay clean could be better if had more newer beds the box springs was on boards to help hold up but the rooms were clean people really friendly and right on the beach pool was crowded could use another pool for all the rooms they have.

1Thank Rhonda B
Mount Airy, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The only good thing about this hotel is the location to the beach everything else a nightmare first off if you have kids the rooms with a double are so tiny no table nothing but one chair its beyond cramped. The carpet is so dirty that your feet will be black when walking on it, the bathroom was awful the...

Thank Nikki M
Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

The staff was exceptionally accommodating! No hassle with any request & always wore a smile. Very close to marina, boardwalk rides & restaurants. The pool was properly cleaned every morning and locked at a reasonable hour every night. The beach access is close & with a 3 & 6 year old, they were able to lift a hand to carry...

2Thank Merf9424
Beckley, West Virginia
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The motel was very clean, it had everything we needed, kitchen , table & chairs, nice bathroom. The staff provided clean towels and housekeeping daily. The beach was very close which we loved. The staff was great, owner very nice and helpful. They have a outdoor shower and spigot to get the sand off before going to the rooms. The...

2Thank Kathy C

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dolphin Lane Motel

Address: 318 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-6113
Region: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Dolphin Lane Hotel Carolina Beach
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“For ocean view you need 2nd floor room.”
Pamelaktz, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“deck on some upstairs rooms face ocean, which is nice - decks share a wall with other decks, so you share their conversation and cigarettes.”
marge651, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Some window ac are noisy. Paper plates folded under louvers to keep them form vibrating work well.”
Oursong1999, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pay extra to get the beach front rooms:)”
Meleana1, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
“for the younger group who may not mind the stairs then 2'd floor is good if you want a better view of the ocean. But if your not one to like going up and down a lot of stairs specially with your beach stuff then 1'st floor is better least for us it was.”
davida142, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
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