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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We held my daughter's wedding and reception here this weekend (April 1, 2017). Alex Lorenz, Kaylie(?) and George and ALL the staff made my first daughter's wedding AMAZING! We had less than perfect weather for the rehearsal the night before, but they worked with us to finish the rehearsal inside (the wedding is on the patio outside) so we could...

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

D-Y_Johnson, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you all decided to have her wedding here with us at Shell Island. Our sales and banquet staff work so hard to make these events go off without a hitch and we happy to know that does not go unnoticed. We hope you all will come stay with us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wedding was April 1, 2017, and I must say that Shell Island Resort and it's staff were amazing!! Alex Lorenz was God sent!! Her and the entire staff were super accommodating. Alex answered all of my questions and made sure that every detail was handled. We only had about three months to plan an entire wedding, and Alex did...

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

Toyah J, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review Toyah. I'm glad to hear that your wedding went spectacularly! Alex, George, and Chef Green really put their all into our events and it is heartwarming to know that does not go unnoticed. We can't wait to see you all again for a vacation, hopefully sometime soon!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Laura, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write us this review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay so much you decided it needed to be longer! It truly is a wonderful location we have here at Shell Island being down at the end of Wrightsville beach truly does give you the feel that...

Reviewed 19 March 2017 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 14 March 2017

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 12 March 2017 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 11 March 2017

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 10 March 2017 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 March 2017

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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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....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $289 - $541 (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:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Wrightsville Beach
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“Every room is oceanfront with a full kitchenette, 1 1/2 bath and a pull out sleeper sofa.”
Beachirl, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the first floor are behind the dunes so therefore have no ocean view.”
Y6335GKangelab, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room/suite away from the elevator”
P5979BZrobertd, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are Ocean View, great location”
portergg, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of the rooms have an ocean view and well appointed kitchens !”
kingtutNorthCarolina, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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