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Hampstead, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Had a nice stay at the island inn during Memorial Day weekend. The only issue I had was water pressure and temp control on the shower. However, once I found the sweet spot it was good to go. I have already recommended this location to family as I now live near the island.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you had a good stay. Unfortunately, when in town and big influx of people to island, it does affect the water pressure. Same problem at my house across the street. Great pressure in the winter, not so much in the summer. Thank you for recommending us!!

High Point
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Once again we had a memorable stay at the Island Inn. The staff were as friendly as ever and the rooms were updated so they exceeded our expectations. As always we recommend the Island Inn to anyone not looking for resort style hotel. We definitely rate it a five star.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!!! We do more every year to make our guests have a better stay than they did the year before. Love to be appreciated for all our hard work! My husband is the carpenter, though he had to have some help this year due to eyesight, and our son does pretty much the rest. I sew, paint, and keep...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Great location with easy beach access. Close to dining and shopping. The rooms were clean and well appointed. Bathroom was nice and updated. Room had a refrigerator and small dining area. Outside were ample hooks for towels and gear. Also each room has an outside picnic table. Staff was friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel to others and...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We try our best to give our guests the best stay possible!

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Visited topsail beach with a friend who was visiting US after a long time and he wanted to see the beautiful beaches of North Carolina. We chose to go to the topsail beach. The Island Inn is one of the top rated hotels in Topsail so we decided we will camp there. It was in April and in fact the...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights last week and was greatly surprised by the quality and cleanliness for this little gem of a place found by Trip Advisor. The weather was great which helps a lot with the room accommodation more than adequate and spotless.This was all at a GREAT PRICE with the beach just a few yards away

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you!! We try our best to make every stay a truly great one!!! Hope you get the chance to stay with us again!

Cary
Reviewed 5 October 2015

My recent experience at the Island Inn Surf City, NC is one I will soon not forget. My son and my grandson always plan a first week in October. We did not know wether the weather predictions would hold true, so we just decided to go anyway .On our way down in a torrential rain storm, I got a text...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

This is Barbara, I own it and manage with along with my husband and son. We are so glad that your stay was a positive experience! We try very hard. Yes, I try to make sure my guests get here safe and sound. Guess that is the nurse and mother in me. We feel we have very special people who...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Hotel is well run: room is very clean and has all that you need ( microwave, coffee maker, fridge and small seating area) . Staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. Housekeeping were attentive and efficient. Pool is good size for the size of hotel. Smokers smoking on decks but rooms did not smell of smoke (...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We did our best to work with space we have. Could not make rooms bigger, so we made them the best they could be. Clean, comfortable, storage for items. Hope to see you next year!!

Lake Norman, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2015

First time we have explored Topsail Island. We stayed in room 1 and were just steps from the walkway to the beach across the street. Very clean and well kept. For a small room, every inch of space was well utilized so there was a place for everything. We loved the rockers and picnic tables outside the room. Only wish...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay!! The mattress is pillowtop firm. Some people want soft, others want firm. So, some love that mattress and for others it is OK. Hard to find that happy medium. Hope you will come back and visit us though!! Some rooms have memory foam mattresses. Same story with those, some complain too firm and others love...

Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed three days at the Island Inn. You can't be any closer to the ocean without being oceanfront. The room was immaculate and the entire property was well kept. We are still amazed at the incredible value. We will definitely stay here next time. Pete & Leah (Atlanta, Georgia)

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We know we are not perfect, but we sure strive to be!! We will be closing here a few weeks for the winter and hope to see you in 2016!!

atlanta, ga
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This was such a nice vacation. The owners are just the best. The place is well cared for and very clean. It is an older place but don't let that keep you away. The only negative I found was the room only had a shower, no tub. The outside is set up with chairs and picnic tables so you can...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! Yes, the rooms with 1 queen in the 2-story half have showers except for 2 of them over the office. Bldg is block and just too hard to bust out showers and bath walls to put tubs in. So we tiled them, installed new 1 handle faucets, and let them stay. Showers and bath walls are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: ₹ 4,346 - ₹ 8,357 (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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“upstairs at end near ocean (rooms 7-10)”
 of 5 bubbles , 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 665lyndal, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved room #18”
 of 5 bubbles DCLTraveler, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in a variety of their rooms and all the rooms are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles smason6264, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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