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South Wind Motel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
We are a clean, oceanfront, and family-friendly motel right next door to the Kure Beach Pier. Restaurants and attractions are within walking distance, private oceanfront balconies are available, and state aquarium and ferry are right down the street. New for 2011, our family suite!!
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Outdoor pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Suites
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Family
Location
Full view
Getting there
New Hanover County Airport30 km
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Reviews (146)
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All reviews ocean front rooms are clean easy access fishing pier have stayed at several fort fisher enjoyed our stay local restaurants motel beach
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Clean older oceanfront motel. The lady at the front desk was very friendly. No one could argue about the summer rates. We had a microwave and a refrigerator. The room has a strong musty odor at first but after a while you don’t notice it....More

Thank ikner005
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is my third time staying at South Wind and every time doesn't disappoint! The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. The motel is older but well maintained. The location is perfect, within walking distant to the pier and local restaurants. I have...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

clean room great location to beach and pier. motel is one of the older motels a lot of repeat customers everyone was friendly and respectful enjoyed my three day stay. would stay here again no problems here at all

Thank Glenn L
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is not an upscale motel, but the staff is wonderful and it is clean. It is rundown and in need of painting, but you are close to everything in Kure Beach. We have stayed here for at least seven years and have enjoyed our...More

Thank NewSrTraveler
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

My mother and I just returned to Ohio this evening from a three-night stay at South Wind. We had a wonderful time! The motel was exactly what we expected - possibly a bit better. We knew from photos and reviews that this is an older...More

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sray1947
7 November 2016|
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Response from Sean F | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe smoking is allowed; I didn't notice any odor.
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Susan G
29 February 2016|
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Response from Janice E | Reviewed this property |
I could not speak to that since we had no pets for our trip. We did not see others with pets during our stay.
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Kimberly G
7 July 2015|
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Response from Lora D | Reviewed this property |
They have one by the pool.
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Room Tips
"You can't see the ocean from the oceanfront 1st floor. The 2nd and 3rd floor oceanfront rooms offer..."
mariasF3919FU
7 Aug 2018
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"Ask for ocean front unless you want to look right into someone else's room or have folks stomp across..."
jonnih298
31 Oct 2016
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"Top floor has great views"
JennaLouWho
23 Aug 2016
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"Upper floor is quieter for those that want quiet."
BeachedHat
19 Jul 2016
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south wind hotel kure beach
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastKure Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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