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Irmo, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Not sure why anyone in their right mind would book this hotel. Old, small,worst beds I have ever felt. Did not stay after going inside went back out and asked for a refund. And they were shocked that we did not like it . After reading some of the reviews I am not sure how that could be possible since... More 

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Thank leehall59
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Wife and I had a terrible experience at the motel. The bathroom had leaking water and it actually ran into our room. Bed had bad springs and were very uncomfortable. The room was extremely small. Pricey off season rate. Will not visit again.

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Thank Marshall M

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The best part is the location. Beach is right there! Free access to the pier! But the room is so shoddy. It wasn't just that everything was outdated, it felt dirty. But the worst was the bed. It was so uncomfortable, me and my husband kept tossing and turning, you could feel the springs.

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Thank Cabernet1002
Advance N.C.
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Although not a new property it has an aura about it. We have stayed here many times and the staff and the office people and even the maintenance make you feel at home. You have your own private beach access and a gazebo with a grill to have a cookout or just to get out of the sun for a... More 

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Thank STEVIEBOY57
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

If you like a run down hotel that smells like wet dog and smoke this is the place for you! The bathroom sink was falling apart there were stains all over the walls. Glad we only stayed one day. There were no bugs so that was good. The staff was not friendly. Very out dated kitchen rusted refrigerator.

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1 Thank Florence S
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This resort is very clean. Great beach access, grill that you can use, good hot showers, great pool, and pet friendly. This is in walking distance to the pier (and free pier passes), a couple of restaurants, and a couple of ice cream shops. The people that work there are awesome! They make you feel like family. It is a... More 

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1 Thank Julie F
California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Bottom line up front: If you want a place that smells like smoke and you don't care about decor, how comfortable your bed is, and a place to sleep this is your place. I was very underwhelmed by our stay. When you pay $180 for a room you expect the standard to be a little higher than what we received.... More 

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2 Thank tifft_99
North Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed with my husband 3 nights in March. Pros: Pet friendly, free pier access, reliable hot water and water pressure in shower, clean, good maid service, easy parking friendly check-in. Cons (Apartment): Every single furnishing top to bottom is old and in desperate need of updating including carpet, bathroom floor and especially mattress and bedding. The rooms are very drab.... More 

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Thank jojenc
Thomasville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We liked it. Clean and reasonably priced. Close to beach and pool was nice. We stayed 2 nights and we will return. If looking for a family, pet friendly place, this is it. If you want high class amenities, look elsewhere.

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2 Thank mcrissman3
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The best thing about this hotel is it is right across from the beach and has nice views from the rooms. If you have a dog it is one of the only choices of places to stay in that is this close to the beach. If you don't have a dog Do Not Stay Here. The other reviews say it... More 

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5 Thank Pamela M

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Island Resort & Inn

Address: 500 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8211
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Price Range: ₹ 5,141 - ₹ 13,709 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“We have stayed up and down in a room and an apartment”
 of 5 bubbles STEVIEBOY57, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you want to smoke in your room pick this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles tifft_99, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor best views of beach”
 of 5 bubbles mcrissman3, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Sleep in your car”
 of 5 bubbles GaryE6358, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not stay in this hole in the wall. Sleep in your car, it's more comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles markhS6062KW, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
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