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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't being to say enough great things about Shell Island Resort. Every single person we met from the front desk, to the waitstaff to the housekeeping were beyond nice and helpful. We enjoyed our planned 1 night stay so much that we booked another night! The rooms are spacious and there is nothing like waking up to the sunrise...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding on 3/17/17 at shell island what amazing day and what a pleasure it was to work with Alex Lorenz she was very professional she made sure everything was good and went smoothly also George the banquet Captain that day made sure everyone was happy and we had everything we wanted I'm so thrilled my wedding was...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Rachel, Thank you so much for leaving us your review! We are so glad to hear we did a phenomenal job during your wedding, our sales team and banquet staff really take pride in what they do and always appreciate great feedback. Alex and George will be thrilled to hear you mentioned how great they were as well. We hope...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Wrightsville Beach for a wedding and Shell Island Resort was recommended for accommodations. The resort surpassed my expectations. The room (suite) was spacious and perfectly appointed. The view of the beach and the sound of the surf were phenomenal. If this wasn't enough the staff was over the top! Dylan, Terry, James and Taylor along with everyone...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Jeannieav, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are glad we could exceed your expectations. We are glad you enjoyed all of the amenities we have to offer so much and thank you as well for you lovely words about our staff. We hope you come visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a weekend trip for our daughter's 2nd birthday. What a great place! The room was lovely, the staff were very kind, and the views were terrific! They were kind to our kids and greeted us every morning as soon as we got to the lobby. We had breakfast daily which was great. The pool was a...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Natalie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us and had the opportunity to make use of our pools and restaurant. We can't wait for you to come visit again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go to location for a quiet relaxing beach getaway. The suite has a separate bedroom. Bedrooms can be two queens ,or one king. kitchenette, living area with a sofa bed. Great view of the beach from your balcony.

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Sharon P, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. It makes us happy to know we're your go to locale for a beach getaway and our room accommodations keep you coming back again and again. We hope those great views from our suites keep you coming back again and again!

Clemmons, NC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing location!!! I know the pictures I posted don't include the resort (except for the first picture)--but the location is part of what makes Shell Island Resort so special! That's why we keep coming back...All rooms are oceanfront, with a SEPARATE bedroom/bathroom, and a large living space with a pull-out sofa. Every room is unique, and they all...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Leah3rn, Thanks so much for your great review! We are so glad you keep coming back to us year after year for your vacation destination of choice. Like you said, every one of our room is unique so every stay is a new adventure at Shell Island! We hope to see you more this year!

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to take a break from the hustsle and bustle of life at home and get away. Well, Shell Island Resort continues to be my favorite getaway on the coast. The units are well kept and up-to-date. The management, specifically George, is always a friendly face and will go out of his way to ensure your stay is worry...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Brian, Thank you for your rave review Brian! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us again and that our property and staff keep you coming back again and again. Our Assistant General Manager, George, will be delighted to hear your kind words about him. We can't wait for you to come back and see us again!

Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were able to check in 2 hours early. The person at the front desk was very accommodating and nice. Check-in was also very quick. The suite was nice. The bathroom needed some updating. There were cracks in the paint in places. Overall, it was nice and comfortable. The ocean view was spectacular. We had a good experience and would...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Debbie T, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review we greatly appreciate it! We are glad your check in was nice and smooth and that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your feed back on our suites as well, I would recommend booking a Deluxe suite next time you book with us for maximum satisfaction....

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the cleanliness and newer renovations to the room. I was also impressed with the layout; a separate bedroom with 2 queen sized beds, a full bath, a half bath, a kitchenette, living room, and dining area. We were fortunate to have a room on the 8th floor, so we had amazing views of the sunrise on the ocean...

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Jamie H, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the accommodations our rooms have to offer. I am sorry to hear that your stay with us was disturbed by others in the vicinity of your room. If there is anything else we can do to help make your 4 star review a 5 please let...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great room (seperate bedroom - ours was a King) great view... Had full fridge w/ice maker, microwave, flat screen tv and dvd player. Fantastic view of the beach. Staff was very friendly. Enjoyed breakfast in the dinning room and our server, Bonnie, was very helpful.

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Richard G, Front Office Manager at Shell Island Resort, responded to this review

Portergg, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us for your anniversary. Our staff prides itself on customer service in every department and we are glad you recognized Bonnie for her great work ethic. We hope you all come and visit us again soon!

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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
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $258 - $519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shell Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 153
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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:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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“All rooms are Ocean View, great location”
 of 5 bubbles portergg, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
 of 5 bubbles kingtutNorthCarolina, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Maybe higher than 2nd floor for better views”
 of 5 bubbles WI_Muskego, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“book elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles CJS1958, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles MammaTraveler, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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