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  • Excellent45%
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

First time attending a conference at this hotel. I was extremely impressed with the hospitality shown by the entire staff including the assistant manager, George. The beach is gorgeous and not too crowded. Rooms were clean. I hope to visit again next summer.

Thank Brad S
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 10 September 2016

Brad S, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the stay here and were impressed by our staff. We hope to see you again next summer!

Reviewed 10 August 2016

all things that could be said about a well run establishment can be said about shell island. from the front desk with tippin taking care of everything to gm dara to the guys out front welcoming you in, this feels like a home away from...More

Thank yankees58
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Yankees58, Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Tippin and Dara will be so happy to know that you mentioned them. Come by and see us next time you are in Wrightsville!

Reviewed 9 August 2016

I would like to take this opportunity to let you know about my experience at your resort. This is my fourth time at Shell Island Resort for a conference. The staff at your resort are just as friendly as employees at Chick-fil-A. I especially want...More

Thank stanlynn
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Stanlynn, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are so glad to hear you have come back to us year after year. George will be happy to hear all of your compliments and praise as well as the other staff....More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Valet/parking attendant not helpful at all. Room had a terrible layout and use of space. Building is dated and unkempt. Pool area felt dirty. We used the sofa bed and when putting on the linens noticed a ton of dirt on the corners of the...More

4  Thank NiafromMiami
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 9 August 2016

NiafromMiami, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was not up to your standards. We would love the opportunity to improve from your experiences, so if you would like please feel...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

This was my third conference held at the Shell Island Resort. A week-long conference where I am able to bring my family along. The accommodations are outstanding and the Staff always greets you with a smile and a pleasantry, making sure to honor any request....More

1  Thank Phillip401
Response from Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island ResortResponded 14 August 2016

Phillip401, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed yet another conference with us. George and the banquet staff are so on point with what they do. Thank you for staying with us again...More

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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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Klaus L
27 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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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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"Best views, Quiet, Relaxing, Private Beach, Awesome pool, Large room, friendly staff"
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