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Thomasville, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2015

I recently attended a conference at Wrightsville Beach. George took care of us and made sure we had everything we needed. Shell Island Resort is a great place for holding a conference, reunion, wedding, etc. The rooms were clean, the food was outstanding, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Every room is ocean front, so you can't beat...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sebas1314, We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us. George and his staff enjoyed every last minute of your visit, and we all look forward to your return. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a great place for a conference. Although it rained 3 of the 5 days I was there it was a great place to be. The area has lots of restaurants, shopping and beaches. Very relaxing area. No worries.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Miguel S, Thanks for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We're sorry it rained while you were here, so you'll just have to come back again! George and his staff will be ready for you. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2015

This is a great spot to head to for a summer get-away. It is right on the beach and every... EVERY room has an ocean view. Extremely convenient to keep everyone entertained: easy walk to the beach and ocean, two pool options, restaurant in the building. And in the room: two flat screen TVs, private balcony that looks out to...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Bean3327 for your kind words. It was our pleasure accommodating you, and we look forward to many more return visit. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Room was clean. Attended this hotel on a business trip last week. The staff was great and George kept us going. Great job ! A beautiful relaxing place to visit. The accommodations are great. You can rent anything from a chair to surf lessons. I would go back again.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Angela B, Your kind words are greatly appreciated. It was our pleasure having you as our guest, and we look forward to seeing you again. PS Your mention of the surf lessons is greatly appreciated! Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Reviewed 7 August 2015

Every room at this hotel/resort has an ocean view! Just beautiful! The rooms are a little dated, but clean and liveable. The pool was nice, a little dated as well. Staff was very friendly. This hotel is located on the end of the island and surrounded by ocean/wetlands on 3 sides. Just amazing views. Restaurant was ok, a little over...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Maria B, Thank you for writing about your visit with us. We're glad you found everything to your liking. You input about the restaurant pricing has been duly noted, as we rely heavily on the feedback from our guests. Thanks again for your kind words, and your business. We hope to see you again. Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service...

Wendell, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2015

After attending a five day conference at the hotel, I have to say that the facilities are very good and the staff extremely accommodating. All of the staff that I had the chance to interact with were very personable and helpful. The family greatly enjoyed the facilities and the room was well kept. The grounds are visually pleasing and the...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Timothy A, Thanks for your kind words toward our facility and our staff. It's always a pleasure when the staff is acknowledged for their efforts. Please be sure to come see us again when time permits. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Youngsville, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I attended a conference this week and brought my family along. The facilities were great and the staff was exceptional. George went beyond the norm to make sure we were taken care of. Everyone was friendly and the attention we got at our meetings and the attention my family got while I was in class was first rate! We will...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest's and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Warm Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I attended a conference and the worker George did an outstanding job assisting us all week it should be noted that this employee should get a promotion George is like family to our group. We look forwarded to returning and using this location as our meet place.

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Policeking! It was our pleasure to serve you, and we look forward to many more opportunities! On behalf of George and his entire staff, thank you for your business. Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here for years, both for business and pleasure with each year going downhill. This year takes the cake. The room was THE absolute nastiest room we have ever had there. Broken furniture, beds that rattle with every single movement, the broken clock, the broken towel rack in the bathroom. The shower was dirty, the tile floors were...

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Todd R, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle A, On behalf of the entire staff I want to apologize for your recent experience. If you would like to further discuss the details, please feel free to contact me. Kindest Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

I attended a conference at this location. The location was great and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The staff went above and beyond to make my visit wonderful. The food was excellent and the prices were reasonable. The facilities were well kept and clean. I definitely will comeback to this location and I recommend this resort for anyone...

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James S, Thanks for your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to many more visits. Kind Regards, Todd Rogers Guest Service Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shell Island Resort

Address: 2700 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1699
Region: United States > North Carolina > Wrightsville Beach
Price Range: €124 - €222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Shell Island Oceanfront Hotel
Shell Island Oceanfront Resort
Wrightsville Beach Shell Island Resort
Shell Island Resort Nc
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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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  • 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?

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“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles MammaTraveler, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We requested floor on higher level for the view. Staff accommodated our last minute request.”
  • Watched sunrise each morning from room
 of 5 bubbles GrandmaJudy1, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor gives good eye level view of the beach; middle of the road room # gave us good access to parking and elevator”
 of 5 bubbles JaniceD9, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get on higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles vandenbergh2016, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Currently the parking garage is under construction so ask for a room near 801, 701 etc...”
 of 5 bubbles 576nathanp, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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