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    Drifters Reef Hotel

    701 Lake Park Blvd N, Carolina Beach, NC 28428-4826
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    2017-10-01 2017-10-02
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good19%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible33%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
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    Pets Allowed
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    Kids Club
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

    We took a quick trip to the beach for a couples weekend. Most of the rooms in other hotels were taking or expensive. We seen this one and checked it out. The lady at the front desk was so nice, you get to see if...More

    Thank Shawnika G
    Reviewed 9 April 2017

    I was happily surprised by this little gem, we had spent the weekend getting married at The Durham hotel so had been properly spoiled. we wanted to get away but didnt want to leave our dog behind. we hit bad weather so the drive was...More

    Thank bettedavisstyle
    Reviewed 2 April 2017

    I stayed at Drifters Reef one night to catch the ferry to Southport the next morning. I arrived around 10:30 PM and was happy to get some rest. I was there for like 6 hours and it was a bed and a shower. I always...More

    1  Thank StephanieSB2001
    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    I rarely write reviews, I don’t go around trashing local establishments because I feel I have been “Wronged” I am not that guy, I also am aware that a low budget motel is exactly that but… I stayed over the night of October 1st, 2016...More

    4  Thank bbiedny
    Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

    The only thing they have going positive is the cheap rate during heavy peak vacation ($164 per night). The air conditioner was loud and blows out warm air. The room was not cleaned well - doesn't appear that they care. Parking was horrible since they...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 57
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    • North Carolina >
    • Carolina Beach
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    • Drifters Reef Hotel Carolina Beach
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    Room & Suite (13)
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    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    Pets are welcome with 20USD deposit plus 20USD per night per pet
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    "Rooms were good and reasonably price... by the book by the boom!!"
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    "All of the rooms had a coffee pot, microwave and fridge. Some even had a couch and tables and chairs. I..."
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    "do not get a room across from the security lights"
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