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Williamston, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 October 2015

what a fantastic event! From the beginning with Alex's coordinating of the wedding. The wedding on the beach. George M's ( Assistant General Manager) handling of the reception set up and personally overseeing the reception. With staff like Dylan, the service was prompt, efficient and friendly. The food was1st class.Everyone raved about it. And the rooms had a tremendous view...

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

Thank You, Ron M for your kind words. We're elated that you had such a good experience with us. On behalf of Alex, George and Dylan, it was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the near future. Warmest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Manchester, NJ
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My wife and I recently stayed for four days at the end of September. When we arrived on Monday afternoon there was some mix up with the room we had originally reserved and it was not available. The front end supervisor Kenneth worked very hard to resolve the confusion and stuck with it until he was sure we were happy...

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

Dear mjbesgin, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience at Shell Island. Your kind words toward Kenneth are appreciated. Please come back to see us when time permits. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2015

George M. (assistant general manager) handled things smoothly and on time. He did the most difficult of task of cutting the cake. The bartenders and staff member handling the sparklers were fun, friendly, and entertaining. They were all very cheerful and helpful.

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

Dear Lynn, On behalf of George and the rest of his amazing crew, thank you for your business. It was our pleasure to serve you, and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Hampstead, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed at this hotel with family members and I really enjoyed the stay! The resort is nice although the rooms could use some updating! Very friendly staff, great room service, good food, wonderful ocean view! I would definitely stay again :)

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

Dear taytay14, Thank you for your kind words. Whenever you're ready to return for another "great stay" just give us a call. See you soon! Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Raeford, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Only stayed one night - 9/12, for spouse's education hours at this motel. The beach area is fantastic for North Carolina coast. I don't like to throw rocks but if they could just pay a little more attention to fine cleaning details and the front entrance. Dead plants are not attractive and first impression really does count. The kitchen sink...

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

Linda P, Thank you for your input. We will continue our efforts to improve upon the areas you mentioned. As the Guest Service Manager, I am concerned about your comments toward our staff. If there are any particular things you care to speak with me about, I would love to hear from you. I can be reached at the resort...

New Hudson
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Well all of you people who wrote negative reviews of this place here is a message: The managment appears to be listening. I mentioned the negative reviews when we checked in and they acknowledged them but said they had made changes and they expected that we would be satisfied. My wife and I had a very good experience with our...

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

Dear Bgnh, No Worries! Thank you for your kind words. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Leland, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I was overcharged in the restaurant at this hotel. After not getting satisfaction from Joseph Smith the restaurant manager. I attempted to speak to the hotel manager. I made numerous attempts to speak to the hotel manager Damon Albert and left him messages which he refused to return. Obviously if you are mistreated at this hotel your problem will never...

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

Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. I would very much like to speak with you regarding this matter. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Massapequa, United States
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I booked a room on-line and in the "comments box" I indicated it was a birthday surprise. After myself and my daughters checked in there was a knock on our door and a plate of freshly dipped chocolate strawberries and a birthday card were delivered to my daughter. Nice touch! The room was really nice, clean, and decorated in a...

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

Dear Mary M, Thanks for taking the time to write about your recent visit with us. It was our pleasure to have you with us, and we do hope to see you again very soon. You don't need to wait for another birthday! Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Oxford, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We grandparents just enjoyed being with two of our children, their spouses and our 5 grand children for an "end-of-a-very-busy-summer" week-end at Shell Island Resort. I simply cannot say enough positive things about our stay. The staff made sure we had everything we needed for the pajama party in our room...extra towels, sheets, blankets, etc., the restaurant was wonderful, the...

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

Thank you, Kathleen for such kind words! We're glad you were able to enjoy your family at our "Treasure"! We must ask a favor: Please DON'T keep us a secret! We'll see you soon. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The catering staff was amazing! The food was presented in a beautiful manner, and always 15 minutes ahead of schedule (in case meeting time fluctuated a bit). The catering manager, George, and his assistant, James, were both meticulous, flexible, and extremely polite and accommodating. They worked over 12-hour days during our stays. Very, very pleased with their service. The remainder...

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

Thank you, Julie G for your kind words! On behalf of George, James and the rest of the staff here at Shell Island, we appreciate your business and we hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: £141 - £298 (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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“All rooms are Ocean View, great location”
 of 5 bubbles portergg, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
 of 5 bubbles kingtutNorthCarolina, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Maybe higher than 2nd floor for better views”
 of 5 bubbles WI_Muskego, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“book elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles CJS1958, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles MammaTraveler, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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