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Murray City, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Is this a five-star hotel? No. But we still very much enjoyed our stay here. This is THE only hotel on the island that is right on the beach and we do mean RIGHT ON THE BEACH! Our room was very clean and well maintained. Everyone here was very nice and accommodating and thankfully the cleaning lady is more than...

Thank martyshae
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was our second stay at the Ocean Crest Motel. The staff is so nice and will do whatever they can to make your stay pleasant. The rooms are average size, ours was oceanfront with a balcony which is a wonderful way to wake up in the morning, gazing out at the ocean. The rooms have basic amenities, nothing fancy,...

1Thank cashier4045
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed in one of the oceanfront rooms. The view is great. The motel is right on the beach. The staff were friendly. The outdoor pool is nice, especially for kids who aren't up for swimming in the ocean. There aren't a ton of amenities. The rooms are basic. The internet is slow in the evening. But, deluxe rooms and...

1Thank bdwinters5
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Rooms overall are very small, some without seating of course no space; all doubles. Buy an oceanfront room with a balcony which has more space and a view of the ocean. Best value for the buck even though more expensive. Everything works, but the TV's are small and wall hung; the seating is a metal frame with cushion seat made...

1Thank mitchhigh
Fort Lawn, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The stay was wonderful the staff bent over backwards and upside down. See I actually booked for October and showed up in September huge error on my part. But the staff did everything in there power to get us a room I can not thank them enough. Not to mention the motel was very clean and cozy. Will be back...

1Thank ncprism
North Carolina
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I just stayed here again for about the 4th time during a recent stay for a few days. I would like it to have more amenities but we don't spend a lot of time in our room so this place does provide our basic necessities. Yes, the bathroom is tiny and you need to bring your toiletries. The shower is...

1Thank jojenc
High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome little motel for a weekend fishing and/or beach getaway. We've stayed in the ocean-front 2 bedroom and also the condos on the end of the building. The condo is way bigger than the pictures suggest. Staff is friendly and cleaning crew does a great job. I find myself missing this little place when I'm back home - it tends...

3Thank amber0584
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Road trip with daughter, I'm looking for area to retire to. Stayed near Wilmington,NC for a few days and toured, then to Southport and the beach. Really liked the shore and the town/village of Oak Island. Room was clean, no bugs inside (that I saw), AC was loud. One sink, next to mini refrigerator. Shower and toilet in separate room....

1Thank marygY3825WP
Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Our stay here will be forever etched in our memories because a nest of 98 turtle eggs hatched that night: and we saw it! But the motel itself is a reasonably priced stay in a super location: right on Oak Island beach. Wireless kept dropping us but was fast; room was clean and comfy but you should probably pay the...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Another Great Year at Ocean Crest Motel. The staff is great, The rooms and grounds are very well maintained and spotless. The Owner Walt, goes out of his way to make you feel at home and take care of you. The office staff are very friendly and answer any questions you have. We will definitely continue to make Ocean Crest...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beach providing a unique location on Oak Island and the area. Your choice of 3 room types at fair rates. Stay for 7-Only pay for 5 night special year round. Ask about our awesome oceanfront Townhouse that sleeps 8 persons! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Crest Motel

Address: 1417 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ocean Crest Hotel Oak Island
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“Balcony rooms, when available is worth the money. If not and you want value for your dollar, other bed and breakfast places in Southport.”
 of 5 bubbles mitchhigh, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Yellow building ground floor very quite and no steps!”
 of 5 bubbles ncprism, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean views are great!”
 of 5 bubbles C5578EElindah, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT stay in room 109, it is right next to the ice machine.”
 of 5 bubbles cmatt43, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you call ahead, they will try to accommodate you.”
 of 5 bubbles gigicharl0tte, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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