We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Kure Keys Motel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kure Beach
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Kure Keys Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Kure Keys Motel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 77: English reviews
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the motel for 3nites.it was awesome! The manger David was awesome he suggested place for us to see and eat! He was right everything he suggested! The housecleaning lady was also very pleasant and nice! This little town have some of the friendless people. The motel was very clean and the little porch that was off my...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MsMack12
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

Thank you!!! We soooooooo appreciate your kind words! I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your first visit to our beach and my little island "escape". We'd love to see you again!

Reviewed 26 August 2015

I recently went to the Kure Keys with my best friend for a long weekend of fishing and boating! A great time was had and the Keys staff was great! Enjoyed getting to know Mark who is also the best story teller! He had me laughing with his sense of humor. The motel has great access to the beach, pier...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Miramic1
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU! Mark and I took the Winter off.......just re-opened today, in time for Easter weekend, so I thought I'd take a look at our TripAdvisor page.......and THERE was your wonderful review!!! Mark and I *also* have fond memories of your first visit, and will sooooooo welcome your return! (Mark has some new "material", just waiting for a proper audience!...

Clemmons, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Kure Keys this past May and like always had a very relaxing stay. My dad and I always have a great stay when we come to Kure beach for our fishing trips. Its great to come back and relax on the porch overlooking the ocean or go for a swim after a long day fishing. Thank you...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank krstrong
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) Though I'm rather tardy in responding (took the Winter off!), that doesn't, at all, diminish our thanks and pleasure in hosting you. Thank you, so very much! Mark and I will be awaiting your return!!! June, yes?????

Clemmons
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

My college buddy and I spent a long weekend after 35 years of mainly just catching up over lunches and went to the kure keys and had the best time. I have been many times and he loved his first visit and keeps talking about needing that "island attitude" again! Something about being there is just magical and so relaxing....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank David S
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

You just make me smile, sir!!! Thank you! You've certainly woven yourself into the fabric of our little "island escape". So many of our other guests now associate *you* with their pleasant, mellow visits, here......and that's a GREAT thing. Good folks make for fond memories!!! You're always a delight, and you bring delightful people with you! Can't for your next...

Sparta, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 August 2015

We have family that live near Kure Beach we ask where should we stay. First place Kure Keys!! I know understand why. We have 3 kids, we had booked just a regular room to start with then we decided that we wanted to stay an extra night. At the last minute we called and ask David for a different room,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank kimbelry b
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

I'm SO glad that you enjoyed our little place! Thank you for taking the time to share!!! As a small property, I can't always accommodate last minute changes/requests, but when we can.....you've GOT it! When *you're* pleased, *we're* pleased! :-) We'll be looking for you during your special time in September!

Kittanning, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Thank you David and staff for another wonderful visit! We couldn't ask for a better place to stay, nor would we want one. There is other motels in proximity to the beach, but non can boast a pool and jacuzzi which are huge bonuses for the kids...and me! I look forward to many more visits in the future!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MelissaRoom3
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) Just reading this brought back that smile that I had from the minute y'all pulled into the parking lot! Thank you, SO much, for your kind words.....though it really is OUR pleasure, getting to host cool folks such as you!! I'm so glad that you enjoy our facilities, too! I'll be waiting for your next email, telling me that...

North Carolina
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The price was a tad high for the quality of the rooms. The pool is small but the hot tub was great. and the distance to the pier was great! All in all I would stay again if I had too. It was a lot better when I was a kid I guess I was excited to be at the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Crystal W
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) "Whoa yeah, life goes on, Long after the thrill of livin' is gone...." Sorry.........couldn't resist tossing a little Mellencamp out there..... ;-) *Really*, though........thanks for taking the time to express your opinions! About the only thing that I can respond to is your concern about pricing. I always encourage people to "price shop", if they wish (*I* do!). I...

Springville
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

The guy I would say "gentlemen" who ran the place was rude.. Not at all helpful.. We had Pop it were u throw them on the ground and they pop and patty poppers where u pull the string and confetti or streamers cam out.. He considered them fire works and asked us not to use them.. Was sposed to be...

 Report
Helpful?
6Thank 4runer
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) I am honestly surprised, and rather amused that you insist upon drawing such attention to yourself, as in your previous "review" (of the same stay) from July 14, 2014. Since the good folks at TripAdvisor seem unwilling, or unable to enforce their *own* guidelines forbidding multiple/repeated "reviews" of a single visit, I will respond. You are correct about one...

Monroe, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 June 2015

When looking for a place to stay in Kure Beach my first priority was a hot tub & that is how I found Kure Keys. Then I read the reviews. All the nice things people have said are so true. The owner, David, is so friendly, nice & funny. Jo Ann in housekeeping is a sweetheart & works so hard...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Stephanie C
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) So.....they come for the hot tub, but return for the banter/humor???? ;-) Thank you, SO much, for the compliments! My staff and I try *very* hard to make folks comfortable and pleased with their stays at our little "escape", but you were downright FUN to be hosting! (And so very understanding of the "inconvenience" that we encountered that one...

Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

My family and I came down from Pennsylvania and David Tripp (owner) and his staff were absolutely wonderful. This will definitely be where we stay from now on! The motel is cleaner than some big name hotels we have stayed at! They were absolutely fantastic!! Thank you for such a wonderful time!!

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Alicia L
KureKeys, Owner at Kure Keys Motel, responded to this review

:-) !!! It has been our great fortune to have quite a few wonderful Pennsylvanians "find us" and come to visit! I am SO pleased that you are now among that cool bunch of folks!!! Your encouraging words are VERY much appreciated and have been shared with my staff. Looking forward to the next time you come pulling into our...

84 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (39)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Other (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (45)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (15)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Other (12)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Kure Beach
2.3 km away
Golden Sands
Golden Sands
#2 of 19 in Carolina Beach
386 reviews
3.6 km away
Courtyard Carolina Beach Oceanfront
4.4 km away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Carolina Beach
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.2 km away
The Savannah Inn
The Savannah Inn
#4 of 19 in Carolina Beach
124 reviews
3.8 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Beach Oceanfront
Hampton Inn & Suites Carolina Be...
#1 of 19 in Carolina Beach
67 reviews
0.6 km away
Moran Motel
Moran Motel
#5 of 7 in Kure Beach
42 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, family-owned and operated oceanside motel. (Not oceanfront). Just 100 feet from the beach and boardwalk in Kure Beach, NC, our rooms face parallel with the beach, so you must step out of your room for the ocean view. We have no "ocean view" rooms, though the public deck/porch on the ocean side of our building affords an excellent view of the beach, ocean, and magnificent sunrises!NO PETS : please don't ask if we're "pet friendly". We absolutely *love* pets (have some at home), but they are not allowed at our motel. It is really not a matter of "friendliness" :-)We have no designated "non-smoking" rooms. For those guests requesting non-smoking accommodations, in advance, we aggressively sanitize and deodorize our rooms with a *very* effective ozone generator. Our guests are nearly always *very* pleased with the results!We have a large grill available, a coin laundry, fish cleaning facility, and more than ample parking. There's even room for your boat, under 23'. With two "extra-long" double beds, all of our rooms can accommodate four guests rather comfortably. A small rollaway cot/bed is available for a fifth guest, but there can be no more than five people occupying a room, regardless of ages/sizes. We have excellent quality linens,flat screen TVs, and free WiFi! Outdoor jacuzzi! Plenty of free ice (can you believe that so many places *charge* you for ice?!), a convenience store just across the street with bait and tackle, beach supplies, etc. Yes, we *really* will inflate your water toys for you! Come visit ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kure Keys Motel

Address: 310 Fort Fisher Blvd N, Kure Beach, NC 28449-4800
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Kure Beach
Price Range: RM366 - RM893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Kure Keys Hotel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Kure Keys Motel staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
4 months ago
9 months ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
over a year ago
San Diego, California

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Kure Keys Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“2nd floor gives you a better view and would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nktraveler123, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good. I liked the ground floor. Close to outside shower & easier to get luggage in. I am older & do not like stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles donnabQ3120DQ, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't go.”
 of 5 bubbles lindat893, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Like 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles Miramic1, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Dave makes sure EVERY room is a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles UltimateKennyTribute, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
5 of 5