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Overview
2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Shell Island Resort in July of 2018. This was my first trip to North Carolina and I struggled with where to say, as I was unfamiliar with the area. All I knew was that I wanted to be able to see...More

Thank Kelly626
Reviewed 26 September 2018

My husband's business sends him here annually for seminar. After each event at Shell Island, he would insist I schedule a time when I could join him. After retirement from military service, and part-time employment at the VA, we can enjoy Shell Island Resort together....More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The view of the beach is fantastic, all suites face the ocean. However, 2 out of the 3 suites we were assigned were filthy. I have added photos with this review. There was questionable animal waste under the bed, and behind & under the furniture...More

Thank Amatys
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This hotel is fine. Clean with a nice pool for the kids and easy access to the beach. We like staying here because the beach at this end is much less crowded and the tidal pools and sand dunes at the north tip are really...More

Thank 264erint
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The view is spectacular of the ocean in the front and the marsh area in back. We were in room 710. Nice room with two bathrooms, 1 tub/shower, balcony looking out on the ocean. The hotel staff was excellent. The major issue is with the...More

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About
Description
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 More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
153
Price range
US$134 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel
,
Shell Island Oceanfront Resort
,
Shell Island Resort Nc
,
Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort
,
Shell Island North Carolina
,
Shell Island Hotel
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Shell Island Nc
,
Shell Island Resort North Carolina
,
Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites
,
Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
Location
United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
153
Price range
US$134 - US$349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel
,
Shell Island Oceanfront Resort
,
Shell Island Resort Nc
,
Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort
,
Shell Island North Carolina
,
Shell Island Hotel
,
Shell Island Nc
,
Shell Island Resort North Carolina
,
Shell Isl All Oceanfront Suites
,
Shell Is Resort Wrightsville Beach
Location
United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
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Arvian
26 July 2018|
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Response from Beth S | Reviewed this property |
It is a very nice family friendly place! It needs a very small bit of renovating but indeed worth the price. Have fun!!
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Klaus L
27 December 2017|
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Response from 236gradya | 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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"Choose a room mid-way up for a great view without having to ride the elevator too high up. You will have a..."
Kelly626
4 weeks ago
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"If you love looking at the pool there are internal rooms that face the pool on various levels which you can..."
W3140VAcarols
26 Sep 2018
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"Not sure if all rooms have poor sound proofing."
dennisn362
27 Aug 2018
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"Get rooms away from the parking garage"
Adventuresinyour40s
16 Aug 2018
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