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“"Better than nothing"”
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SeaWitch Motel
Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in Carolina Beach
Kenly, North Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“"Better than nothing"”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The rooms are small and the bathroom is tiny, a bit pricy for no coffee and only ocean view. Was a little disappointed upon arrival. We made 2 trips in one 1st and last. The staff was good and the Sea witch bar and grill across the street was great!!!!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Salisbury, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We stay at Sea Witch because it's clean, and the pool is great, seconds to walk to the beach, and the owners are friendly and helpful. We have stayed here for over 12 years on our trips to Carolina Beach, some rooms are smaller than others 1,4,14, are the bigger rooms top floors are great for views of the beach. We are so close to the boardwalk and our favorite
Restaurants we rarely have to drive anywhere.microvave and small fridge are there small bathroom, but great shower. Air conditioner is wonderful, sitting outside of the room is a nice spot to people watch. We love the sea witch and the sea witch restaurant is right across the way
For lunch or dinner and a Geary bar scene at night

Room Tip: Room 1 or 4 or 14 aRe the bigger two bed room , we love them. The other are one beds and small but s...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014

This may be a "beach access" motel, but other than that the accommodations are less than desirable. Sure, you could make the argument "who stays in the room anyways?" Well, I do, and enjoy working from my room but this military barracks-style room is anything but inviting. My wife and I barely had enough room to turn around and the twin size bed had my back screaming in the morning. The last time I spent $150 for a room, it came with a coffee maker (10 bucks). But there is literally no room in here to put one :) LMAO. Never again!!!

Room Tip: Get a double bed if you must stay here. The single bed room is what we got.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Haw River, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We came down for St. Patricks day weekend getaway with friends. They have stayed here previously and suggested we give it a try. The room we had, #11 was very quaint and perfect 2 people. Nice size dorm type fridge and good size microwave. Flat screen TV as well. Free internet too. The front desk staff ladies ( they are twins) were very pleasant and friendly. Overall it was a pleasant experience. The tiki bar cafe and restaurant is across the street as well. Good food and great beach atmosphere. Lots of things within walking distance, boardwalk area, fast food restaurants as well as the Gulf Stream restaurant for a great breakfast. If your looking for a clean no frills hotel then this is your place.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Lumberton, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Mixed feelings about this one. enjoyed the location of the Motel but it is over priced and very small. the room looked clean but had a mildew smell, bathroom is extremely small, sink is in the room with single bed and a small fridge, the shower and toilet are in the same space. shower is about the size of a phone both. for the money there are better options.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

We checked in on a Sunday night for 5 nights. The first thing I noticed was that the towels in the bathroom smelled of mold. At 5 pm the "cafe" aka bar across the street started playing LOUD music. When we complained about the sound they moved us to a room as far away from the bar as they could but we could hear the thumping of the music. We decided then and there to check out the next morning. There are nicer, less expensive, more relaxing places to stay at Carolina Beach. The Sea Witch is an apt title for the motel.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Angier, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Best bartender her name is eva the food is great service was fast I guess other reviews made them step up restaurant is great bar food they really need to separate the cafe from the motel, motel was nice we stayed in room 7 nice small room small queen im 6'3" lil short but ok if your looking for mom grand don't don't stay at a "motel" this place was perfect location perfect to the beach and everything

  • Stayed August 2013
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Property: SeaWitch Motel
Address: 224 N Carolina Ave, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-5539
Region: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — SeaWitch Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quaint 16 room oceanfront hotel with swimming pool. All rooms are non smoking and no pets allowed. Our buildings run perpendicular to the beach but our top floor rooms have a great view of the ocean from the balcony's. We also have a private beach access on site. Close to the boardwalk, convenient stores, restaurant, and the carnival when it is in town. Great location to watch the Thursday night fireworks. Located across the street from the SeaWitch Cafe & Tiki Bar. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Seawitch Hotel Carolina Beach
Seawitch Hotel And Cafe

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