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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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64 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Just got home from Atlantic Beach, NC., and the Clam Digger Inn. Another very pleasant little vacation at this location. Had not been there for a good while but it is still a Very Good Place to stay when visiting Atlantic Beach, NC. Rooms at good sized, and have the usual TV, Microwave, Small Refrigerator, and the Bed is firm... More 

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Greensboro, NC
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86 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Ocean front hotel. All rooms have balcony facing the beach. The staff as a general rule are friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is in need of some upgrades. Rooms are dated and smell musty. WIFI was spotty. The food at the restaurant is average at best. Ate breakfast twice. Western omelet was overcooked and the cheese was melted on... More 

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2 Thank Bill S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

This was our second stay at the Clam Digger. It's an older hotel, built in 1975, but is maintained better than most newer hotels. It's not fancy, but the rooms are always in good order and clean. All rooms are oceanfront. The view from your room is of the ocean, which is only steps away. You can hear the ocean... More 

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1 Thank Rhonda M
Tennessee
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46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2014

I'm in a king room on the seventh floor and loving the breeze and sound of the waves outside the sliding door to the balcony, which I leave open. Room is clean, with a coffee maker, micro, and small fridge. Very quiet on this upper floor. Elevator and ice machine are convenient, but not within distance to be heard. Nice... More 

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1 Thank TennesseeRoadtripper
north carolina
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75 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I came here in mid April with a colleague of mine driving buses for a group staying nearby. I got to enjoy 2 nights at this hotel and loved having the beach right at me. My room was great overall with a fridge and microwave in the room. The restaurant on the premises was decent. They had daily specials for... More 

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2 Thank penguinlimo
Oberlin, Ohio
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

This 100 room hotel is actually in Piney Knoll Shores, not far from Atlantic Beach but far enough to make it a quiet, relaxing place. Our King bed was among the most comfortable I have encountered in a hotel and the room, while basic, had everything one needs--mini-frig, microwave, WiFi. More of a family place--not good if you are a... More 

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Tiltonsville, Ohio
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I have been visiting the Clam Digger Inn for years, both in accommodations and in their restaurant and bar. Visit the area every year at Easter. Tried to rectify my problem with management, but the General Manager never returned my call. Problem on April 10, 2014, family staying there and we visited the bar. Never, NEVER has there been a... More 

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Wmstn
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Property is more of a senior atmosphere. All the staff was friendly. There were minor issues here and there, but the main problem was how [in the small bathroom] the tissue was right on your thigh when you sat on the toilet.

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1 Thank GothickAmethyst
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

We thoroughly explored other options on Atlantic Beach and chose this because of price. We were thrilled with it. A clean, but not fancy room on the 6th floor provided spectacular views. We saw numerous dolphin pods from our terrace. Great beach access. All for a very reasonable price. I'd give it 6 stars if I could! The restaurant was... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We live in the area and were on our "mini honeymoon". After leaving another well known hotel on the beach, we decided to stay at the Clam Digger Inn. They view was 1,000 times better and the rooms were just as good, and were equipped with all the necessary amenities. The Clam Digger had beach access with chairs, as well... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Clam Digger Inn
The Clam Digger Inn
Cuisines: Seafood, Bar, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All oceanfront rooms with small refrigerators, microwaves and private balconies. Full Service Restaurant open daily 6:30 am - 9 pm. Lounge open nightly with DJ on weekends. Meeting space available for groups from 15 to 120 persons. Only 1 mile to the NC Aquarium Pine Knoll Shores. Six miles to Ft Macon State Park. We are a family oriented resort - children and young adults under 21 must be with parents. We do not accept pets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clam Digger Inn

Address: 511 Salter Path Rd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512-6003
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Pine Knoll Shores
Price Range: $115 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Clam Digger Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Clam Digger Hotel Atlantic Beach
Ramada Atlantic Beach
Clamdigger Inn
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“All the rooms are ocean front with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles joycloud39, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ocean front so you have a great view from all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Shelby2289, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We requested an upper level, corner room and got it. I personally like being at the end of the hall with others only on one side.”
 of 5 bubbles , 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors for a really great view.”
 of 5 bubbles stevee728, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms face the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles missshady, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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