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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We visited with our two young children for a weekend stay. The hotel is located on an absolutely gorgeous piece of land. There is so much potential and missed opportunity here. The rooms are just not adequately cleaned and shockingly the bed covers are two...More

5  Thank msashleyNc
Response from Richard G, Catherine, Intern at Shell Island ResortResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your feedback on your stay at Shell Island Resort. We are happy that you were able to enjoy the beach. Each room is privately owned and decorated, so i am sorry that you were disappointed about not having extra blankets. We are...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at Shell Island 5 times and we absolutely love it. Staff is incredible. Beach is beautiful and accommodations are perfect for our family. King bedroom offers a bit more space in the bedroom for luggage and stuff but we normally get a...More

Thank Lisa H
Response from Richard G, Catherine, Intern at Shell Island ResortResponded 27 March 2017

Gosh, thank you so much for staying at Shell Island again! We love having returning customers! We appreciate your kind words about our staff, the view and rooms. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay, all rooms are ocean front, staff is great and helpful, but they are very young adults who don't have the professional touch. There are no free breakfast but they do have a buffet style breakfast. The cost of renting beach chairs...More

4  Thank 1979Ann
Response from Richard G, Catherine, Intern at Shell Island ResortResponded 27 March 2017

Hey Ann! Thank you for staying at Shell Island, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We are pleased that you found our staff friendly. We hope you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. We hope that you will stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Chose this resort based on Trip Advisor reviews. Friendly and helpful staff. Awesome ocean view from the room. Older hotel but nicely maintained. King sized bed is a bit droopy. Great beach access. Would likely stay here again. It's the last resort on the strip...More

Thank Renee J
Response from Richard G, Catherine, Intern at Shell Island ResortResponded 27 March 2017

Hey Renee! Gosh, thank you so much for our kind words about your stay at Shell Island Resort. We are pleased that you found our staff to be friendly and helpful, and were able to enjoy the beautiful ocean view. Sorry that your bed was...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

After experiencing a horrible divorce, I just needed to spread my wings and fly. I traveled all around the country looking for signs of life. Much to my surprise, I found a place that felt like a home, a slice of heaven. The staff was...More

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Response from Richard G, Catherine, Intern at Shell Island ResortResponded 27 March 2017

Gosh, we truly appreciate your kind words about your visit at Shell Island. We are so glad that we were able to offer you a place that felt like home. We are pleased the staff was helpful and you were able to enjoy the view....More

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#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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Klaus L
28 December 2017|
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Response from Grady A | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t been there when they’ve had fireworks but I’m sure someone working there can answer!
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suzannehstanley
30 November 2017|
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Response from Richard G | Property representative |
All of the rooms at Shell Island Resort are one bedroom suites. You do have the option of one king bed or two double beds when you book your suite. All of the rooms also have a separate living area with a full-size sleeper... More
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Shelley R
6 October 2017|
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Thank you for asking Shelley, But no, sadly we are not a pet-friendly location and do not allow pets of any kind to stay in our suites. I hope this information helps.
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