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Ocean Crest Motel

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Aiken, South Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My 3 siblings from different parts of the US met here from 8/3-8/8 with their kids and grandkids for a family reunion. The owners, Roxane and Walt Quaranta, keep a warm and friendly staff, who are very helpful. The rooms were clean and the views were wonderful. It was nice to have a refrigerator in the room. We will probably...

2Thank Linda H
north carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We have stayed here several times and love the location, clean rooms and very friendly staff. We like the ocean front shared walkway rooms the best, Just steps from the beach. Free popcorn in the office was a nice treat and we enjoyed the cappuccino and cocoa machine as well. Highly recommend.

1Thank nclisa39
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The young lady at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. Our stay at the hotel could not have been better. The rooms were very clean and the price was not bad either. It was very quiet and peaceful. I hated to leave and come back soon. We definitely will stay here again.

2Thank Cherie H
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Point blank: Pictures on the net must have been taken when this establishment was first painted. Sloths move quicker than their internet access. Better off communicating with smoke signals--much faster. Mattress---maybe not. This felt more like a box spring. No bedbugs :) That's a plus. AC worked just fine. The room was clean, but only had a quarter of a...

3Thank Frank S
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The room was tiny. We had a non ocean view so I don't know if size changes with am ocean view. We had to store or beach stuff in the car each day due to lack of room, but the room was clean and comfortable enough for a beach stay. We will be staying again bc you can't beat being...

Thank Brigitte H
charlotte, nc
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Ocean Crest has one thing going for it---Location ! It sits right on the beach near the pier on Oak Island, which is very family oriented beach. When you arrive at the motel and check in at the office you'll be "greeted" by a couple of indifferent women behind the counter. I thought I was in New Jersey rather...

3Thank cmatt43
Indian Trail
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Hotel was nice and clean. It was very close to the pier, which was very nice because I went to fish. Stayed for the weekend. The staff was very friendly and the room was a little small but very clean. Will stay there again.

1Thank jasonpR5733LK
Lincolnton, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Ocean Crest was clean, convenient to the Ocean Crest Pier and Island Way restaurant, and has a helpful friendly staff. Enjoyed being on the ocean and enjoyed the pool. Had a great breakfast at the Old Bridge Diner and dinner in Southport. We will be back.

1Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here twice in the past. Loved the balconies and watching the pier from our room. Did not love the bed but I have a temperpudic bed at home so maybe I'm spoiled. The room was clean and the office staff are the best. Two sets of stairs was a little much for my sweet mom with arthritis but...

2Thank Sonya W
Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We booked this motel about 3 weeks before our trip as we decided to make a last minute trip to Oak Island. When people say there are no other motels/hotels oceanfront - they mean it! We arrived early and our room was not ready yet. We checked in pretty close to 3pm - which is what they said. We stayed...

4Thank 332Brittany

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • 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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