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Sound of the Sea Condominiums

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This condo has great views but beyond that it needs a total overhaul! The unit is old and looks like it probably did 25 years ago. The closet doors were falling off. The dishwasher was so old that it had tape on it to hold it together. There was urine all around the toilet near the floor. We had to...

1Thank 55camster
Castleton On Hudson, New York
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We just returned from Emerald Isle, a great place to vacation.....but this unit is terrible, absolutely no pride of ownership displayed. To begin with we found wet dirty towels in the downstairs bathtub, only 2 burners on the stove worked, which made cooking for a family difficult. None of the outlets in the bathrooms worked, I expect because they are...

4Thank Teri593
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Excellent views!!! This is an end unit and faces the ocean. It had everything. It was clean and modern. It had a fully stocked kitchen. Flat screen TV's in every room and really comfortable beds. The pools are in a perfect proximity to this unit too although they were not open during our stay.. We walked into town for the...

1Thank htvolleyball
Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

SOS 206W is an end unit that sits closest to the ocean so the view is excellent. However this was an older unit and not been updated. Most of the closet doors were off the tracks (bifold doors) or broken to where they couldn't stay on the tracks. It rained a lot during our vacation and the windows that opened...

4Thank strawberigal
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

This high rise condo was built in 1984, and the public access points have been well maintained. The complex is accesses thru a gate with proxy card control. The units themselves probably vary with the furnishings and cleanliness. We always a new site thru Emerald Isle Realty. This provides some assurances about the condition of your unit, before your arrival....

1Thank Charles c
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is the best located property in the complex, and the reason we booked it. We have stayed at Sound of the Sea for years. However, this unit is poorly maintained. The HVAC vents all have mold growing on them and it has spread to the drywall. The sliding glass door to the deck was 99% broken and wasn't functional...

4Thank Whit8888
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

It was amzing we stayed in room 305 it looked 1990s wich i love the pool was warm like a hot tub we had a great view of the ocean the peir was a bit of a long walk but it was worth it we were actually ther August 17 2014 but it would only go to September 2014 on...

Thank Steven G
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2015

When we checked into unit 121 East townhouse we found the townhouse was very dirty.  The towels and sheets were thrown into a bag on the floor.  Not one sliver of toilet paper to be seen. The comforters are all disgusting and the dishes in the cabinets were all filthy.  We decided to clean the floors because all of our...

3Thank Rzknow
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We stayed in Sound of the Sea 211 West on the week of June 14-21, 2015. This was our first visit with this Condo, and will probably be our last. We usually go to Atlantic Beach, but couldn't find an opening for this week where we usually stay. This condo was filthy! I think that since no one had rented...

4Thank JDGIndiana
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent condos to stay if you able to climb the stairs. Not appropriate for elders. Great location . BEST BEACH IN NC. Clean, well kept, adorable. We loved it. Very close to the grocery store, great restaurants (try Riverside steaks and seafood), gagged community with security. Overall great experience, We will definitely be back!

Thank Lily G

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sound of the Sea Condominiums

Address: 8801 Reed Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Emerald Isle
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Sound Of The Sea Condominiums Hotel Emerald Isle
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“Do not choose 211W!”
  • This is the mold in the drawer of the bedroom with twin beds.
JDGIndiana, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Twin beds are standard size not XL so tall people need to use the Queen bed”
wilmingtonwillie2016, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
“CHECK OUT TRIP ADVISOR, I found other units might try next time, Emerald Isle itself is awesome!!”
pittsburghbeachlover, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
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