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monroe, nc
1 review
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2004

I recommend this motel for anyone looking for a clean comfortable room with a great location. It's not the Hilton but if your looking for a charming older motel that isn't expensive with a beutiful view this would be it. I came here with a couple of fishing buddies in the fall and I am looking forward to coming back...

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greensboro, nc
1 review
15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2004

although i have no problem with smoking, i found the rooms to be incredibly smoky. the room smelled like newports whenever the air conditioner was on. and the management had a dog that they kept in their apartment that did nothing but bark all day and most of the night. but hey, you get what you pay for. next time...

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2 reviews
44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2004

we recently 8/02/04 rented a room at the driftwood motel for one week but found upon entering this room it was not suitable for my wife as she is an asthmatic and could not breathe in this room. we had previously been assured that we would not be able to tell this was a smoking room. upon notifing the manager...

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Greensboro, NC
1 review
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2004

Great little motel. The owners are just fabulous! Beach is right across the road and there are good restaurants on the island.

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Durham, NC
1 review
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2004

My husband and I just returned from a four-day trip to Oak Island. We stayed at the Driftwood Motel and loved it. Another reviewer, above, calls it a "ratrap", which we think is inaccurate. The rooms were indeed a little outdated, but they were clean and comfortable, and we found their 70s atmosphere charming. They had cable, a small fridge,...

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  • Refrigerator in room

Additional Information about Driftwood Motel

Address: 604 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8213
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Price Range: $47 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Driftwood Motel Oak Island

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