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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First off, check in is at 4 pm. Not 3:55 pm, even though there are now 25 guests in line trying to check in. They waited till 4 pm exactly, and the line was out the door. And then guess what? If you booked a double bed room, NONE of those rooms were available yet! If you're going to be...

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00gc, General Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for taking time to leave a review. I am happy you enjoyed your stay overall, although I do apologize for that your room wasn't ready by our posted check-in time. Additionally, I am sorry that you had some Housekeeping service issues in your suite. We value your feedback and will use it to...

Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came in for our 52nd wedding anniversary and to celebrate her birthday. We had a wonderful time. This is a great hotel. We ate in the restaurant the first night. Food and service could not have been better.

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00gc, General Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Don, we are pleased to know you and your wife had an amazing experience at Clamdigger Inn while staying with us on your special occasion. We are so happy you enjoyed our hospitality and that you especially loved our full-service restaurant. Your compliments will certainly be shared with my team, and we look forward to your next visit with us....

New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited the Inn in November and again in December. Our only complaint was the lack of chairs on the balcony for each visit. So, we took our folding chairs out of the car...problem solved...still ocean front. Restaurant was still excellent with friendly, professional service with affordable prices. Planning to return the end of March!

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00gc, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Clamdigger Inn at Pine Knoll Shores frequently. We are delighted you enjoyed your comfortable ocean view room and its private balcony and that you were impressed with our on-site restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future! Sincerely, Alyce Kelly, CHSP General Manager Clamdigger Inn

Reviewed 14 February 2017

My mother and I wanted to get away for three nights, and heard from a friend about the Clam Digger Inn. It was inexpensive and the beds were heavenly - not unlike being encased in a marshmallow. The rooms (we had inter-connecting) were clean and neat. The bathrooms were a tad small, but who cares when you're steps from the...

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00gc, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Sookie, it was a pleasure to have you and your mother recently at Clamdigger Inn at Pine Knoll Shores. We appreciate you highlighting our beachfront location that was ideal for a relaxing getaway. It's also great to know you got a sound sleep while here. We hope you both will come back again to take in the beauty of the...

Reviewed 3 February 2017

We have been to the Clamdigger several times in the pass and always enjoyed it. Last year we went once a month in the off season. The price for Friday and Saturday night with one breakfast and one dinner each was $155.70. This year the price for Friday and Saturday night with two breakfast and two dinners each is $290.00....

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00gC, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us once again and for the constructive review. I sincerely apologize for the service issues you experienced and for the inconvenience this caused you. I assure you, nothing is more important than your total satisfaction. Making each and every guest feel appreciated and valued is our number one priority and your candid comments...

Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Visited The Clam Digger Inn the week of Jan 23rd. It's a wonderful hidden gem and not noticed because it is about 5 miles down the street passed the high priced Double Tree and the run down Windjammer hotel. The Clam Digger was well priced for the off season, plus the room was crisp white and clean. The clerk also...

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00gC, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review Clamdigger Inn at Pine Knoll Shores on the Crystal Coast of Atlantic Beach, NC! We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and loved our full service restaurant, your well-kept room and the excellent value we offer. Your compliments will certainly be shared with our team. We appreciate you recommending us,...

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The staff were top notch, very friendly and helpful. The cleaning staff were very helpful and sweet and did a wonderful job. It was lovely to dip our feet in the outdoor jacuzi. Even though this property is under renovation to become The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores, they are maintaining the friendly helpful atmosphere we were used to here....

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ManagerX1, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Clamdigger Inn at Pine Knoll Shores and recommending us. We are delighted you loved the service provided by our well-trained staff, our full service restaurant and the facilities we offer. Thanks for choosing us once again, we hope to welcome you and your family back whenever you visit the Crystal Coast...

Roanoke Rapids, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife and I were married in 1988, and every year since we have always come back to The Clam Digger in with the best oceanfront rooms on the east coast! Always clean with no smells. The staff is always helpful. The menu has been downsized in the resaurant, but the meals are still very good! 5 Stars!

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ManagerX1, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for making us your preferred hospitality partner for all your trips to our area. We believe clean, comfortable accommodations and excellent service set us apart and bring guests back time and time again. Thank you for mentioning how much you love our ocean view rooms and the food we serve at our on-site restaurant. We greatly...

Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Restaurant: Breakfast was hot, tasty and reasonable! Charged to room for ease of dining. Btw, home fries are the best!! Server Ally was sweet and hope she keeps up the good work. Hotel: Dissapointing. Beautiful views from room. First room was lovely. However, When we got bit by bed bug, we had to pack and move everything in middle of...

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ManagerX1, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are glad you liked the food we serve, and we appreciate you recognizing Ally. However, we apologize for the difficulties you experienced during your stay. This is not the level of service we generally provide, and it certainly does not meet our standards. Your comments will be shared with...

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We spent Thanksgiving weekend at the Clam Digger Inn, taking advantage of a special rate. The rooms are all oceanfront and comfortable. Breakfasts are excellent, dinners are good and service both in the restaurant and at the reception desk was friendly. We will definitely stay here again and can recommend it as a beautiful seaside experience.

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ManagerX1, Manager at Clam Digger Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Clam Digger Inn at Pine Knoll Shores and highlighting some of the key features of our property. I agree our beachfront property with all rooms having a beautiful view of the ocean is one of our most attractive features. We are also happy you loved the food we serve and our friendly service....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Clam Digger Inn
The Clam Digger Inn
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All oceanfront rooms with small refrigerators, microwaves and private balconies. Full Service Restaurant open daily 6:30 am - 9 pm. Lounge open nightly with DJ on weekends. Meeting space available for groups from 15 to 120 persons. Only 1 mile to the NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores. Six miles to Ft Macon State Park. We are a family oriented resort - children and young adults under 21 must be with parents. We do not accept pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clam Digger Inn

Address: 511 Salter Path Rd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512-6003
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Pine Knoll Shores
Price Range: £84 - £210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clam Digger Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Clam Digger Hotel Atlantic Beach
Ramada Atlantic Beach
Clamdigger Inn
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“The rooms are fantastic with a great view of he ocean. Those who enjoy shelling; this is the place to come.”
donb646, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“they are renovating the top two floors right now, stay on 3 or 4th”
784traciq, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are ocean front with a balcony.”
joycloud39, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ocean front so you have a great view from all rooms”
Shelby2289, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We requested an upper level, corner room and got it. I personally like being at the end of the hall with others only on one side.”
, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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