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Island Inn

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked two nights at Island Inn while visiting family who had rented a house. The room was cozy and had a nice kitchenette as well as a nook to sit at. Immediately outside of each room there was a small picnic table and hooks to hang wet towels and bathing suits. We enjoyed two very quiet...

1Thank meganbeth4
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

My family loves this place. The Island Inn is a very nice, clean, well-kept place to stay in the heart of Surf City. It's perfectly located within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and very close to the beach. A friend recommended this place our first time down here and we've never stayed anywhere else. Each year we look forward to...

1Thank Kevin H
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! Our regular customers feel like family! Some have been coming over 15 years!

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay. Rooms are clean, quaint, and very affordable. Within 50 yards to beach access and we can't wait to come again next year so we already booked our room and week. Owners are so sweet and the pool was refreshing. Had a very relaxing week.

1Thank Laurie M
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear it! Looking forward to seeing you. Always fun to catch up with everyone!

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Gray Court, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We was very happy with the staff and all those working at the Island Inn... Rates were very reasonable and I'm sure we will stay again. Very clean place with a very clean and enjoyable surroundings. It's just steps from the beach which made going to the beach simple and fun... The parking area was has nice big spaces so...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Love that you love us!! We worked very hard, and still do, to constantly improve upon what we have done. Strive to make each guest feel welcomed and wanted. Anything you need, just ask.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here to years in a row and both times i have been very pleased. The hotel is extremely clean and well taken care of. Staff is very nice and helpful. I will be back next year. Make sure you book in april, the hotels fill up fast.

1Thank Tyler K
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

I am an RN and my staff will tell you how picky I am about clean! A/C filters are cleaned every time someone checks out due to people with allergies and asthma. All our products kill bacteria and viruses. Floors mopped with ammonia to kill mold and mildew and germs. We do our best to make sure everything is as...

Reviewed 29 June 2016

I'd had a rough year, several hospital stays, continued illness, stress at work, you name it, I was fed up with it and badly needed a break. The Island Inn was the perfect answer. The rooms are simple, recently remodeled with beautiful hardwood paneling and comfortable beds. The kitchenette area consisted of a dorm fridge, a coffee maker and a...

Thank Lynda L
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

And if you need an ear, I am here:)

Reviewed 26 June 2016

My daughter and I stayed for 3 nights and absolutely loved the Island Inn. Right in the heart of Surf City and a very short walk to the beach. The rooms are very clean and the owners are super nice and helpful. Barbara recommend a restaurant and we ended up eating there 3 different times during our stay. Great family...

Thank Donna D
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We do all we can to make our guests feel like family. Glad you were happy and look forward to seeing you again.

United States
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We recently visited the Island for the fist time.. Everything is on Island time..lol ;-) We stayed 5 days at the Island Inn and were very pleased.. The rooms were clean- and very comfortable. There is a lot of shelf storage. So when you go to the local Walmart Market - You have plenty of room to store your goodies..:)...

Thank dispr4
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

I try to be as helpful as possible, thank you for the compliment. Reason I put a restaurant listing in the books in the rooms. Lets people what is here, how to get there, menus, etc. If you read carefully what I say, then you also know what to order. Always glad to know we make people happy!

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My family (two adults two kids) stayed for two nights this past weekend for the first time at the Island Inn. We arrived just before 3pm and our room was ready. We were surprised to see that had given us a larger room due to a gap in some reservations for the week and I was thrilled. We had two...

1Thank DCLTraveler
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We strive to make every guest feel welcomed and at home.

El Segundo, California
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Island Inn is directly across from the beach and within walking distance of wonderful local eateries. The Inn itself is clean and ideal for the beach. I love the though binder they provide with a list of restaurants, activities, and rules of Surf City. The inn keeper Barbara tried to warn me about making the "terrible drive" from Charlotte and...

1Thank Denise R
topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

I tried to tell you the best route to take. I try to stay on top of things! Always glad to help! Come back soon!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Island Inn is located in the heart of Surf City on beautiful Topsail Island. All rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, in-room coffee, hair dryers, and flat screen TVs. We have a pool and are located directly across from the beach. Walk to pier, marina, shops and restaurants. Come stay with the best! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Inn

Address: 202 Goldsboro Ave, Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6811
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Topsail Island > Surf City
Price Range: ₹ 4,202 - ₹ 8,080 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Island Hotel Surf City
Island Motel Surf City
Island Inn Topsail Island, NC - Surf City
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“upstairs at end near ocean (rooms 7-10)”
, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor in a room with only one window. This window faced the pool. Second-story rooms might have more windows.”
lmihal, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just let them know your party size and the intent of your trip, they're very careful to make sure that your room suits you.”
665lyndal, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved room #18”
DCLTraveler, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in a variety of their rooms and all the rooms are excellent.”
smason6264, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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