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Darlings By The Sea
Ranked #1 of 5 Kure Beach B&B and Inns
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“Absolutely loved everything!!”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The view was beautiful! The room was perfect! Huge jacuzzi tub with two shower heads!! Yummy breakfast and snacks for the beach! Enough within walking distance. Love the quiet beach. Romantic get away. Perfect for couples. Even provide beach chairs and towels. Cleaned our dishes. Provided bikes as well. Will be back. Not one complaint.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

What a special place Darlings by the sea is. Jim was so helpful and accommodating. Every detail was thought of for your comfort. The bed was amazingly comfortable and luxurious. I even purchased a set of the sheets they use. I will be back for sure! Thank you for a very memorable romantic stay.
Already planning my next visit :-)

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

This trip was planned as a treat for us since we'd not been to the beach in nearly two years. We could not have picked a better place to stay. Darlings by the Sea was very clean, relaxing, and completely home-like. Beach access was very handy and we were close enough to "town" to be able to walk to dinner without feeling as if we were right in the middle of the action. The personal touches were just perfect, the breakfast quiche was delicious and the basket of goodies was such a wonderful treat. The fridge was filled with orange juice, fresh fruit, and many jelly choices making a full breakfast possible.
It is clear to me that the owners appreciate their guests and aren't afraid to show it. Honestly, we were not at all disappointed with anything. We will be back!

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

We stayed 2 nights and wished it was much longer. Awesome view of the beach from the balcony. These folks have thought of everything to make your stay awesome. Enjoyed the bikes, fresh beach towels and the jacuzzi. The breakfast basket was great. Especially the homeade quiche!

Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Topsail Beach, North Carolina
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Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

Darlings By The Sea is a great place to relax and enjoy the Kure Beach area. The inn-keepers are very attentive and courteous, as well as very friendly folks. The whirlpool hot tub is a great way to wind down with some North Carolina wine. And if you're lucky, Jim will make a delicious ham and cheese quiche for your breakfast basket. Just a very nice place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2013
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

We stayed their several times and its always been a wonderful experience.
The rooms are made for relaxing and romance. The Jacuzzi and dual shower heads are awesome. When they see you leave they turn down the beds and put on the music.
When you arrive back to the room after your night out they have brought a basket full of delicious treats for the morning. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching the ocean as we ate,
Everything is close by to get to. Many places also deliver if you just don't want to go out. This place is service with a smile without a doubt.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Morrisville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Overall we had a very nice time at Darlings by the Sea. We stayed two nights and enjoyed being close to the beach and within walkable distance to restaurants. The balcony overlooking the ocean is where we spent a lot of our time on both days, and it was very relaxing and a beautiful view. We especially liked being in the "lighthouse" unit, although every person walking past the house seemed to look up at us because of the structure I guess, which took away some of the privacy. The room was nice and the food selection was varied and a lot f snacks were provided. We didn't have to worry about beach towels, chairs or bikes as they were al provided.
There were a few items that could have made our stay even better. We could hear the couple next door through the walls which was awkward to say the least. Also, there were some housekeeping issues: the toilet was not especially clean and there were two dirty washcloths from previous guests left hanging in the shower. After seeing this, we weren't sure how clean the soaking tub was, but we used it anyway.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Darlings By The Sea

Property: Darlings By The Sea
Address: 329 Atlantic Ave, P.O. Box 254, Kure Beach, NC 28449-4847
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Kure Beach
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Kure Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Five Oceanfront Whirlpool Suites for Couples ... more   less 

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