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Shell Island Resort

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7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Clean resort with friendly staff and beautiful views of the island. Parking is ample & elevators are fast. Only complaint is Wi-Fi does not work. After trying to connect for 1.5 days, I had to go to lobby of nearby Holiday Inn to access internet for my laptop.

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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 with us. Your kind words toward the staff are greatly appreciated. We wish to apologize for your experience with our current Wi-Fi access. We are currently working with the provider in an effort to increase the band width, so very soon it will no longer be an issue....

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. Staff was friendly. Rooms were clean and had a beautful view. They had a bar and grill by the pool. Easy access to the beach. Room service was available. You are in between the ocean and the sound.

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

Jacqui P, Your review is greatly appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit. As the Guest Service Manager I am grateful for your kind words toward the staff. I think they're all wonderful! Please come see us again when time permits. We'd love to see you again. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Oakton, Virginia
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This "resort" manages individually owned units that are managed by Shell Island Resorts so you don't know what you're going to get when you book a room. Some 'owner's' have updated their units and some are in desperate need of simple upkeep. Even though I booked this room 2 months in advance and there were still rooms available while I...

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

Dear SUZGG, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. As the Guest Service Manager I'm pleased with your comment on the friendliness of our Front Desk staff; they're all very good people who try very hard to offer the best in service. On the other hand, your comments toward the condition of your...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is the first time I stayed at this hotel. The overall value for the room is good. Its not an upscale place but it has great amenities such as indoor/outdoor pool, bar at pool, and restaurant (I didn't eat there so I cannot tell you about the food). The room is stocked sufficiently and has a dishwasher, mini fridge...

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

Dear Teresa S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and your acknowledgement of the extra amenities is appreciated. We're sorry that you didn't get to experience our restaurant, perhaps during your next visit! Once again, thank you for your review and for your business. Regards, Todd Rogers...

Midway, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Some friends and I decided to head out to Wrightsville beach and chose Shell Island resort. The Resort is located at the end of the island which is great because you can have all the beach you would like to play volleyball, sit and read, or throw balls or frisbees in the water. The room was nice but they are...

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

Jan B, Thank you for you honest feedback; it is truly appreciated. We're glad you found our staff to be "out of this world friendly" and we will continue our efforts in providing excellent customer service. During the Summer season the rooms can start to look a little "tired" and we always put forth great effort to keep them "fresh"...

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Great place to vacation. People and service were great. Awesome views. Great food. Nice commenities. We have been staying here for several years. Convenient. Love it. All the staff are friendly and v ery accommodating. Looking forward to our next visit in June 2016.

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

Macdebi, We're elated to hear that you continue to enjoy your time with us. It really does matter to us when our returning guests find us to be consistent. Thanks again for your continued business, and we also look forward to seeing you again next year. Warmest Regards, Todd Rogers, Guest Service Manager

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Room & amenities were great, as well as the staff. I have to say that our food was top notch! Got to meet Chef Khalid Nelson who made our dinner and he was super nice. Had to Thank him specifically for a wonderful meal!

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

Maggie W, Thanks for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. On behalf of Chef Nelson and the rest of our staff, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Todd Rogers, Guest Service Manager

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We had a lovely, relaxing vacation on the beach and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff is friendly and helpful. By far, the highlight was chatting with bartenders Kyle and Jen downstairs. They both know how to make hospitality more than a job. I felt genuinely welcomed. Our conversations were fun. Hold onto these two employees. Whatever you're paying them,...

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

Dear jbarrettlee, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're glad that you enjoyed yourself while staying with us, and hope that you'll come see us again when time permits; Kyle, Jen and the rest of our staff will be ready for you! Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers, Guest Service Manager

Meadville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 July 2015

we have always had a great stay. a perk vacation get away as our daughter & son in law.and 2 grandaughters live in wilmington.the staff is always helpful.thank you joseph,bryan,brandon.and also meg,denise and l.j. always a pleasure to stop by and say hi

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

Dear Brenda C, Thanks for your kind words. Your acknowledgement of consistently receiving quality service from our staff is all we can hope for. We really do try hard! On behalf of Joseph and his crew, thanks for your continued business, and we look forward to seeing you and your family again. Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We love to visit Shell Island Resort. The rooms offer spectacular views as well as a kitchen/eating area. There is a restaurant and Bar if don't want to cook and want to stay on property. The units are individually owned so some are better maintained than others. The staff has wonderful customer service. I want to say a special Thank...

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

Dear Nancy C, Thanks for your wonderful words, they are truly appreciated! I will tell you that your experience with Kenny was NOT out of the ordinary; he always goes above and beyond for our guests, and really does "set the standard" for his crew. He will be thrilled to know of your review. Please come see us again when...

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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: ₹ 13,473 - ₹ 25,003 (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.”
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“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
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