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    Shell Island Resort

    2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good28%
    • Average13%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    “half bath” (24 reviews)
    “small balcony” (24 reviews)
    “outdoor pool” (44 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 28 July 2017

    I have stayed at Shell Island at least once for the past five years and have always had a good experience. I was concerned when I saw some recent reviews about poor quality at the hotel, but booked anyway based on my personal experiences. There...More

    Thank jmwds
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 30 July 2017

    jmwds, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I greatly appreciate all of the feedback you have given us from your stay. It pains me to hear that the housekeeping service was inadequate during your stay, I would really...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    My family and I stayed here July 20-23, it will be our only time. The hotel is old, run down, and needs a major overhaul. Double size beds are out of style. Plus the beds were lumpy and uncomfortable. The whole room was just too...More

    Thank Julie S
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 30 July 2017

    Julie S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your opinion Julie, it hurts my heart to hear that you do not plan to return to Shell Island and stay with us again in the future. We take great pride in our customer...More

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We have been going to Shell Island for 9years now with the Family and love it....You must try it! The staff is the best the rooms are great and there is always something for the kids to do! The location on the end of the...More

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    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 28 July 2017

    rwjppm, Thank you so much for leaving us your review. We are so happy to hear you really enjoyed yourself staying with us. Shell Island has some of the best views to offer on Wrightsville Beach, and we really take great pride in our customer...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

    I thought it was nice the price was reasonable for staying right on the ocean. I just think it needed a new paint job, maybe even a darker color the white paint all looked dirty and dingy. The front desk and everyone I met there...More

    Thank Val T
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 18 July 2017

    Val T, Thank you for leaving us a review, we greatly appreciate it! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us and found the staff to be especially friendly. We take great pride in our customer service here at Shell Island...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    What a Fabulous Venue ! My Stepdaughter was married on the beach on July 1. Kym, the Event Coordinator and the entire group went over and above to cater to our every wish. Kalie and James seemed to be everywhere at once. The Wedding was...More

    Thank Dick H
    Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 18 July 2017

    Thank you so much for leaving us your wonderful review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! At Shell Island Resort we take great pride in our Customer Service, I am pleased to hear you found our staff to be...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 152 - US$ 320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
    • #5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 153
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    • Location
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    • Wrightsville Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel ,
    • Shell Island Oceanfront Resort ,
    • Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort ,
    • Shell Island Resort Nc ,
    • Shell Island North Carolina ,
    • Shell Island Hotel ,
    • Shell Island Nc ,
    • Shell Island Resort North Carolina ,
    • Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites ,
    • Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
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    lisa7697
    27 August 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Hi Lisa, Shell Island Resort is located at the very end of Wrightsville beach. With that being said, there are several restaurants and stores to enjoy in the area however the closest ones are roughly one to two miles up the... More
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    brettbambic
    14 July 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Yes we do! We rent out chairs and umbrellas for a daily rental fee. Our chairs are $12/day, umbrellas are $18/day, and you can get a beach set which includes 2 chairs and 1 umbrella for the cost of $35/day. We also rent... More
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    Kim R
    9 June 2017|
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    Response from Richard G | Property representative |
    Kim R, Great question! And yes, we certainly do have a beach access with a ramp for our guests with wheel chairs. It is located right next to our outdoor pool area and can also be accessed easily from our Walk Out Suites... More
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    "We stayed on 2nd floor was quiet with a great view of the beach and the sunrise/sunset and the moon."
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    "Don't book this hotel.. Very very dirty!!!!"
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