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Minnesota
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This is an old hotel which shows in many ways but the cosmetics in the room are good and the rooms face the water. Staff is pretty good. Location is great. They charge 100 dollars for incidentals when you check in and the charge comes off later. This is a bit off.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit, and we do hope to accommodate you again in the near future. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Raeford, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 December 2015

If staying in Shell Island Resort at Wrightsville Beach NC, it is my opinion to reconsider due to tap water. It smells like rotten eggs and when starting the shower in the morning it was so strong that it made you gag. Called the front desk and they told me to let it run for 10 minutes. Couldn't handle it...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. It was a pleasure speaking to you on the telephone, and we wish you the best in your future travels. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Indian Trail, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 December 2015

These are individual condo's that they have a contract w/ the hotel. Ours was on the end. We payed $118.00 for a Saturday night right after Thanksgiving through Priceline. We were very happy w/ our suite. The layout is nice, the view is very good. We were on the 7th floor. The hotel is right on the beach and all...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear JJF1999, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit with us. We're glad you found our accommodations to your liking, and we do hope to see you again in the very near future. If there's anything we can do to further assist you, please don't hesitate to give us a call. We'll be ready for...

Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Hi! Second Thanksgiving in a row I spent at Shell Island, and second year in a row this place kicks so much so that I added 2 days & didn't want to leave!!!!! From start to the last time I made that left turn to go home Shell Island personal were very nice, smiled & were professional from the front...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Lars05 for writing such a nice review! Your kind words are appreciated, as it's always good to hear from repeat guests and to know that our efforts are noticed. Please call us when you're ready to come see us again. Maybe next time it won't be "One Year Later"! Warmest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Location, outside building and lobby is beautiful. Room NOT! Carpet was nasty and felt dirty. Fan in ceiling of bathroom was surrounded by black mold. Faucets not clean. Hardest bed I've ever slept on-like a brick. Pull out sofa bed could only feel springs and the sheet for it had stains. Water pressure in shower was terrible. Elevator creaked the...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit. Your feedback is important to us, and we wish to apologize for the issues you encountered with the housekeeping service. If there's anything you wish to further discuss, please feel free to contact me directly. It would be my pleasure to speak to you. Kind...

Beckley, West Virginia
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Stayed at Shell Island Resort in November 2015. It was a great experience. It is located on the beach and the rooms are fantastic!! We spent the entire weekend at the resort and did not go anywhere else. The food is fantastic and we had a waiter named Dylan that was exceptional!!! He was very courteous and was very fun....

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Kim for taking the time to write about your recent visit. We're happy that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again in the near future. On behalf of Dylan and the remaining staff, thanks again. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Leland, North Carolina
Reviewed 24 November 2015

We held our wedding here at Shell Island Resort and it truly was the wedding of my dreams. We had every part of the wedding in the oceanfront ballroom, including the ceremony, and it all went perfectly. Leigh and Alex were wonderful to work with, and they really helped calm me as we were doing all the planning. I kept...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valencia444, Thank you for such a lovely review and for allowing us to be a part of your special day. On behalf of Leigh, Alex, George and the remaining staff, thanks for putting your trust in us! We hope to see you again in the very near future. Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Lake Placid, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I think the key here to a great stay is the room. Only could stay one night but our 1 bedroom had a king bed and it was fabulous. Ocean front room was beautiful. Slow time so it was very quiet. Room very clean with good linens. Now we arrived a bit early and even though there was no one...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Diane, Thanks for taking the time to write about your recent visit with us. We're sorry we weren't able to get you checked in any earlier, and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

A friend of mine from out of town wanted to go to dinner at the beach, so we decided with Shell Island. We were helped by Morgan and Joan, and had the best service we could have possibly asked for. Not only were they knowledgeable about the menu, both bar and restaurant, but offered incredible hospitality. We will make it...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Ayla for taking the time to write about your recent experience in our restaurant. We're glad you were so impressed with Morgan and Joan, and we'll be sure to pass your kind words along to them. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Ironton, Ohio
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed here years ago and was nice Not now Run down, in need of new carpet, beds are too small and hard, appliances old, furniture needs replaced Was in indoor pool looking up at fiberglass panels that should be replaced Other than the view it was bad enough that we demanded our money and moved down the street

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On behalf of the entire staff at Shell Island Resort, please accept our apologies for your experience. We wish you well in your future travels. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the northern tip of Wrightsville Beach, Shell Island Resort is surrounded by a sprawling expanse of sand and unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Mason’s Inlet, and Figure Eight Island. This family-friendly resort and hotel boasts a front row seat to the beckoning sea and a beach that seems to stretch endlessly, making it feel like it is yours alone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shell Island Resort

Address: 2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range: ₹ 13,419 - ₹ 25,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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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
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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“Every room is oceanfront with a full kitchenette, 1 1/2 bath and a pull out sleeper sofa.”
Beachirl, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor are behind the dunes so therefore have no ocean view.”
Y6335GKangelab, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room/suite away from the elevator”
P5979BZrobertd, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are Ocean View, great location”
portergg, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
kingtutNorthCarolina, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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