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Ocean Crest Motel

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Monroe, Georgia
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We were overall pleased with our stay at the Ocean Crest hotel. Everything was freshly painted and then shower was very clean. The room hasn't been updated in a decade or two, but it was fine. The bed was acceptably comfortable, but the free wifi was too weak to use. I loved the view and the patio which allowed for...

1Thank lynnegant
Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Just spent a lovely summer week at the Ocean Crest Motel. The beaches were beautiful, clean and not crowded. The motel rooms were clean (until we dragged sand in) and large enough for our four person family. The balcony overlooked the beach and because it is a south facing beach, we never had sun burning down on us while on...

4Thank Jennifer P
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2015

When I pay $185 per night for a motel room I expect the floor to be mopped, shampoo, and coffee. All of these amenities were missing. They claim that wi-fi is available, but at best we got wi-fi 25% of the time. Will not stay here again!!!

8Thank John G
Lincolnton, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Very relaxing, nicely renovated rooms, clean uncrowded beach. Been going there for 15 years and still love it. Go to Beanas for breakfast and to Provisions for dinner. We will definitely keep coming back. Thanks Walt!

4Thank Austrian3
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 June 2015

My husband is a perfectionist when it comes to lodging. The Ocean Crest Motel is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are comfortable, it's location is awesome and the employees are very helpful and polite. We will be back to stay again for sure. Thank you for our wonderful stay.

3Thank Susan C
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the Ocean Crest Motel and would likely stay here again. Pros: 1. Location: Immediately adjacent to the beach. We could run on the beach in the morning, swim in the afternoon, and use the grill within eyesight in the evening. 2. Value: For the location/quality this was an outstanding hotel. I am sure there are...

6Thank Gary K
Willow Spring, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Nice little rooms the owners where very nice. We are going back in a few weeks. If just simple is your kind of thing then you will be very happy with your stay. Very quiet also being you have to be 25 to rent a room so you want hear any noise. Very simple quiet and laid back my kind...

3Thank radrod3
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

The rooms with the private balconies are comfortable and nice. You have a great view of the ocean, the rooms are always clean, the beds are comfortable, the staff is great, awesome walkway, there are places to rinse sand off of your feet, and it's just overall great. The bathrooms are super small though but that is the only thing...

4Thank Holly B
Siler City, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Everything about this place was wonderful except for the beds. We just got a standard room because it was just the 2 of us. I mean everything except the bed was great, even down to the water pressure. Will likely go back but will probably try another room to see if the beds are all the same.

8Thank melharvey515
Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed in an oceanfront private balcony room. Sherry and Chalet at the front desk were awesome- super friendly and gave great tips about local places/things to do. Cute,very clean room with a perfect view. Would definitely return and recommend.

5Thank Elizabeth H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beach providing a unique location on Oak Island and the area. Your choice of 3 room types at fair rates. Stay for 7-Only pay for 5 night special year round. Ask about our awesome oceanfront Townhouse that sleeps 8 persons! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Crest Motel

Address: 1417 E Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6557
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oak Island
Number of rooms: 62
Also Known As:
Ocean Crest Hotel Oak Island
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