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“Quiet area and what a Beautiful beach!”

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Shell Island Resort
Certificate of Excellence
Millville, MA
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Quiet area and what a Beautiful beach!”
Reviewed 24 October 2013

What a great girls weekend at Shell Island Resort, the view was absolutely beautiful, the beach was quiet, clean and beautiful. Jamie was great at the front desk, he answered all our questions about the local places to visit. Our room was large, with yahoo, 2 private bathrooms! I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Room Tip: top floor, not sure if there is a bad room in the place but we stayed on the beach side.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 1 November 2013
Dear debcer5,

Thank you so much for staying with us and we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit at Shell Island Resort. We could not agree more that the resort has a pristine location on the beach with gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean from the balconies of the rooms. Jamie is a great addition to our team and I am pleased that he was helpful in your search for local places to visit. We hope to see you again at Wrightsville Beach soon!

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

We stayed at the Shell Island Hotel for a conference the week of October 15-18 and had a wonderful time! Meredith the hotel manager was very accommodating,helpful and did all she could to meet the requests of our group. George who assisted with conference room set-ups and food service preparations throughout our stay was very professional, courteous and also very accommodating to our needs and requests! All of the staff were very friendly and courteous!

Room Tip: The higher level rooms obviously maximize the ocean view but all of the rooms have a great view!
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear Eric C.

Thank you for staying with us and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I am happy to hear that Meredith and George were very helpful and accommodating to your requests. Shell Island Resort is happy to have the two of them on our team. As guest service is our number one priority, I am especially happy that the staff was courteous and friendly to you. We would love to see you again the next time you are in the area.

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
General Manager
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Greenville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

I just returned from a large conference that included hotel stay, meeting rooms, meals and vendors interaction. I must say as president of this organization stress for me was at a high level. I quickly realized that one of the staff members George stayed two steps ahead of me, he had everything that we ask for ahead of time plus things we didn't think of. All the staff acted like they were glad to be there always smiling and kind. Thanks a bunch to all the folks at Shell Island for making this conference a great one! In our business meeting we unanimously voted to return!

Room Tip: All the rooms are good.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear Tim S.

We appreciate your organization staying with us and are pleased that everything went well. George is the best at what he does and he has been giving great guest service for seven years with us. We are truly happy to have him on our team. I also pleased that the hotel staff was good to you as we pride ourselves on our guest service. Please think of us again the next time the beach beckons and we look forward to seeing you again!

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We cannot say enough positive things about Shell Island, Meredith, George, and the entire staff. So helpful, accommodating, easy to work with, great vendor lists to help with music, flowers, etc. The oceanfront setting was perfect for our wedding, the food was delicious, and every request was met with quick response. Our guests were very pleased with the oceanfront accommodations also - some had never been to Shell Island and immediately understood why we love the place.

Room Tip: All are suites with one bedroom (two beds or a king), living/dining/kitchen (well equipped), ocean f...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear L Y,

Congratulations on your wedding! We are happy that you could spend that special day at our resort. Meredith and George have had a passion for helping guests for many years and their efforts shine through their work. I am pleased that they were able to take care of your party. Shell Island has a great location at the north end of the island and we invite your family to come back again and enjoy the beautiful views the next time that you are in the area.

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
General Manager
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Simmone H. @ priceline.com was a great help in finding this quality hotel at a fair price. Once booked, I got the dreaded phone call they have overbooked the standard room. Iverson at the other end of the phone call came through for us and Chris the night manager ok'd an upgraded room for the same price. Thank You all.
From check in to departure was one of the nicest hotels we've stayed in. Sure it's dated like other reviewers has mentioned, but put that aside and enjoy the ride.
We had 2 trips to The Oceanic restaurant we like the atmosphere so much, and one stop at the Shucker's restaurant. Both highly recommended.
The pool is nice to relax outside, and every room has that view, and that sound..the ocean!!
We had one nice buffet breakfast in the hotel restaurant. It was yummy. Great coffee. Really nice staff. After that, a walk on that clean spacious beach.
Everything, and I mean everything needed was in our room. I would've stayed a week if I could, but just timed it right with the weather. Starting to get cool now. Love these October deals at the coast.
We'll be back and recommend the Shell Island Resort Hotel in Wrightsville beach to everyone.

Room Tip: Get room on the 8th or 9th floor towards the stairs. Perfect and quiet. Forget the hotel restaurant...
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear John K,

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback. As you are aware, Shell Island Resort has the best location on Wrightsville beach with beautiful Atlantic Ocean views from the balconies of the rooms. I am pleased that the breakfast buffet was delicious and that the hotel staff took good care of you. We pride ourselves on our guest service! We have more great deals coming up this offseason so please think of us again when you are in the Wrightsville Beach area. We look forward to seeing your family again!

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
General Manager
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Concord, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We have been coming to Shell Island Resort for our Fall Conference for many years. George has been in charge of set up for our conference room for several years. W are always impressed with his level of service. He is always friendly, accommodating and quick to attend to any last minute needs we may have. I always look forward to seeing George every year.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
Dear 874MPorter,

It was a pleasure to have your organization here at Shell Island Resort. We agree that George is one of the best. His passion, energy and commitment to our guests show in the way of his providing the highest level of service. Please think of us again, not only for business, but when a beach vacation calls you away from home!

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Shell Island Resort was a wonderful venue to hold our conference! Meredith was extremely accomodating with our requests and George was fantastic with the room set up, the opening/closing of the room divider and the multiple food servings throughout the day. The resort was beautiful, the rooms were nice/clean and the organization/flow was impeccable. I would highly recommend this venue for a conference/trade show!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Thank juli_flasker
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KevinC485, General Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review, 17 October 2013
Dear juli_flasker,

We appreciate your group staying with us! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit at Shell Island Resort. Our facility has the best conference rooms on Wrightsville Beach (ocean views included) and we agree that George and Meredith are outstanding in what they do. Please think of us again the next time you are in the area, be it for business or pleasure.

Sincerely,
Kevin C.
General Manager
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Property: Shell Island Resort
Address: 2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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 
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