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Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

I had an oceanfront efficiency, located on the second floor. So I can only comment on this type of room. Ok.. Had a pretty decent view of the ocean. When staying at this motel, you are just feet from the beach! It can't be beat. My room was awesome.. Had plenty of chairs, a wardrobe to hang some clothes, a...

Thank John Mac M
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We just spent a great weekend at Sea Ranch. The staff are so nice and friendly and will provide anything you need. It is not a modern day hotel, but has everything you need in a homely atmosphere. Loved our time there and can't wait to go back.

Thank LaNell J
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2015

If you want a basic place to stay that is well maintained, has a friendly and helpful staff, and a convenient location, this is the place to stay. The housekeeping staff does a great job tending to the rooms. It has a family atmosphere. There is a 2 ft section in one of the pools (if you have small kids)....

Thank Michael J
Waynesville, Ohio
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

This is our 2nd time staying here. I love this motel! It has 2 very nice pools and access to the beach. It's quiet, pleasant, and very comfortable! Depending on your needs you can even get a room with a kitchenette. Great cleaning services also!!

Thank Eric C
Hickory, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2015

They made our check in very easy since we were arriving after the office closed. The Room was very cramped but we made due, since the atmosphere was very friendly. There was plenty of room to sit outside our room overlooking the pool. The pools were out of this world, our boys could not make up there mind which one...

1Thank Jodie H
Newton Grove, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Very nice only downfall shower was really small and only 1 grill. It was very clean very nice pools. If shower was a little bigger it would be a 5! Nice oceanfront or pool view either one is excellent nice location and very peaceful.

1Thank donnabq2
Zionville, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Stayed with the folks at the Sea Ranch again this past weekend & very pleased as we have been over the past 30 years. This place is a tradition for my family and it is run by people you can trust. We have visited many times over the years but this year is the latest in the season that we...

1Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We stayed at the Sea Ranch in early August 2014. We had an oceanfront room with 2 full beds in the 2-story building.The staff is friendly, the beds are firm, and our room was clean, with older but maintained furniture. Although the TV was only an older tube set, full satellite service was provided, with a lot more channels than...

4Thank John_Hale
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We rented the kitchen unit. all in all it was a pleasant stay. We enjoyed our stay. it was one large room with 2 double beds, with a small kitchen, wouldn't want to do heavy cooking in it. however it met our needs very well, We were a family of 4 adults and one little one, The room was large...

5Thank gailr57
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Vintage 1950's with the pervasive smell of mold and body odor. It appeared that the bedspreads and curtains were last cleaned in the 70's. REALLY!!!! Everything needs to be totally revamped. How expensive could it be to get some fresh linens and curtains.??? I seriously almost slept in my car -- that's how bad it was. Then to make matters...

3Thank LeesaJo

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sea Ranch Motel

Address: PO Box 176, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-0176
Region: United States > North Carolina > Carolina Beach
Price Range: €37 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Sea Ranch Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Hotel Carolina Beach
Sea Motel Carolina Beach
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Carolina Beach
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Summerfield, North Carolina

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“Second story oceanfront efficiency”
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“2nd or 3rd floor for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles davidrI5694QE, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“choose the ocean front rooms! the view is breathtaking.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferk623, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you get an oceanfront room, be sure to get a 2nd or 3rd floor room. 1st floor rooms have their view of the ocean blocked by beach dunes.”
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