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Blockade Runner Beach Resort

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Certificate of Excellence


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The only NC luxury resort offering all waterfront rooms, the best of both sound and sea, with either Atlantic Ocean or Banks Channel Sound views. Just steps to the sand, and even closer to the sound, the waterfront balconies offer great sunrises and sets with invigorating breezes. Activities within minutes of your room: sailing, fishing, kayaking, SUP and eco-tours, a complete fitness center (including whirlpool and dry sauna), and seasonal yoga on the seaside gardens lawn. A supervised "Sandcampers" program provides crafts, evening activities, lawn games, beach fun, pool, and island excursions for children aged five until twelve. The Outdoor Patio Bar combines casual dining with spectacular views, while the award winning EAST Oceanfront Dining delivers only the freshest local seafood, lobster, delicious wine tastings, fabulous comfort food, and the ever-popular Sunday Brunch.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Marina View
Great View
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Special Offer:Coast Into Spring Package


Full view
56Somewhat walkable
Grade: 56 out of 100
16Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
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While at the Blockade Runner, we had friendly service and a wonderful view. The food wasn’t as good as expected(it was fine for snacks at the pool) and the beachfront location is amazing! Highly recommend!
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Response from Kristin J, Director of Guest Services at Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Responded 18 Nov 2018
Dear fencleve, Thank you for taking a moment to review your experience. I apologize we did not meet your expectations. We are currently redesigning our restaurant. After the renovation, you will experience a fresh menu and level of service from our Chef and Director of Food & Beverage. We look forward to your return in 2019. Sincerely, Kristin
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Hotel's Favourite
rooms are spacious, comfortable and appropriately decorated for the ocean/beach. we chose the west, sunset side and mother nature did not disappoint. huge windows to enhance the view. poolside and the dining room patios are both excellent for delicious snacks, drinks and
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Great hotel with amazing food. Dont judge a book by its cover. Its a great getaway. The vuews are stunning and the beach is so inviting. The lawns are very well maintained. You can find a spot and sit for hours. Drinks are always good. Pool is a little small but who cares
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Best hotel in wrightsville, it was nice modern and up to date. the staff was super friendly and accommodating their restaurant was great the tiki bar was ok, drinks i thought could've been better but overall it the best hotel in wrightsville compared to shell island resort and
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Stayed with my wife and daughter this summer and loved the hotel. The grounds are beautiful and have lounging areas to relax. All of it is just steps from the sand and ocean! Our daughter loved the outdoor pool. We loved the crabcake sandwiches at the poolside bar and grill!
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Response from BlockadeRunner1964, Reservations at Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Responded 7 Oct 2018
Good Afternoon, It is great to hear that you had a nice stay with us. I look forward to seeing you and your family upon your return! Warm regards, Andrea Reservationist.
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The State Room, Oceanfront King Suite at the Blockade Runner
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The King Room at the Blockade Runner
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The Club Level, King Oceanfront Room at the Blockade Runner
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Premiere Atlantic Oceanfront Stateroom
Hi there, we provide a Keurig coffee machine in the room for you.
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Yes, dorm sized. So about 2 feet tall.
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UPDATE*: ONGOING OVERCHARGING CONTINUES DESPITE MANAGEMENT BEING MADE AWARE ALMOST THREE MONTHS AGO AND STILL NO FIXES...NOTHING TEMPORARY NOTHING PERMANENT BUT STILL CONTINUE THIS UNFAIR PRACTICE... Hard to believe STILL no change in this very unfair practice of unadvertised non posting of tip inclusions; unauthorized credit card charging and no notation of "Additional Tip" on credit card receipt.....how difficult would it be to post a sign at the hostess desk of the 20% gratuity automatically included in your buffet breakfast bill? Guess no restitution for those who double tipped and were unaware as well as new guests... Such indifference to these complaints *Original Review July 13, 2018 3/5 Star Rating Blockade Runner Buffet Brunch...Beware Overcharges to Your Credit Card … Have you eaten at the blockade runner for brunch on Sunday mornings… Good food & views..a trusted landmark, but beware… Check your receipt… When you check out you are given only your credit card receipt which includes the total bill for your meal… They may or may not put the cash register receipt in your bill folder...and if they do check it because a 20% tip gratuity has already been included in the total.… So if you don’t know that or don’t receive the cash register receipt you’ll essentially be tipping up to 40% for a buffet breakfast… It is not posted on the website, at the hostess desk, on the menu, in the service bill folder, or anywhere on the receipt... This has happened twice and despite speaking with the restaurant manager the first time who made all assurances this would never happen again it did. Two months later it happened again and spoke with the same manager at the hostess desk who was at a loss how this could still be happening over the past two months.… Wow...all those families and visitors who may have missed this...tips upwards of 40% on $18.90 Pp for brunch and $50 Pp Mother’s Day. No restitution for them. So at the end of the day not one server, bartender, hostess or manager was ever aware of over tipping, charging credit cards and not clearly posting this policy??? See additional BR reviews on TripAdvisor, Yelp and Yellow Pages
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I did not notice any odor in the water. Our room did not have a kitchen.
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"we were on the 6th floor and the view could not have been better"
"beach views are the best"
"Harbor view or oceanfront... BOTH are excellent views. On the ocean, you can have a balcony to sit on if you prefer that."
"They have two room types, beach or incoastal waterway view. Both are nice."
"Ask for a floor higher than 2nd."
US$ 148 - US$ 339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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