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Island Inn

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Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here after we left our beach house. Barbara,the owner/manager, was so hospitable. The room was very clean and comfortable. The hotel is so close to the beach. And the pool was a plus. Very relaxing stay!!!

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! I do my best. Try to make guests feel welcome and comfortable. Is nice to feel appreciated too:)

South Carolina
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Enjoyed two lovely days at the Island Inn. It was a perfect getaway for our honeymoon. The Inn has limited rooms so be sure to call ahead for a reservations. The rooms are clean and the small refrigerator and microwave were a nice surprise. The Inn has two floors and we were on the bottom floor. I would recommend an...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

I was going to put you upstairs, but downstairs was requested. With floors being tile, unfortunately it is a little louder depending on who is in upstairs rooms. We have a lot of guests of like the downstairs due to more shade and the rocking chairs and won't have any noise over them. Glad you like our place and hope...

Quinton, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 10 September 2014

My husband and I spent 5 nights at this very clean family-owned motel on Topsail Island in August. Old but very nice and clean. All the employees are very courteous and treat you like family. The picnic tables outside every room encourage nice discussions between guests. It was our first trip to Topsail, and the Island Inn's location in Surf...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We remodeled the motel with comfort and utilization of outside space in mind. One of the comments we hear most is how our guests have made friends with our other friendly guests. Can't do that with just a balconey! Hope you stay with us again.

Cameron,NC
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My husband and I stayed here a few weems ago. It was nice, clean and neat. The owners were on hand every day so that IF you had an issue you could go to the office and talk with them. The pool was close to our room and they have pinic tables outside each room to leave your sandy shoes...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We do have a place to rinse off. It is just other side of stairwell facing the beach. Has high and low shower heads and has a sign that says "Please shower before using pool".

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Very clean and well maintained. Could walk wherever we wanted to. Will definitely stay again. Really liked that it had a pool. Loved that there was a picnic table and hooks right outside our room to hang and keep all our wet, sandy beach stuff. That was a nice touch.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much and glad you were happy!!! We tried to do all we could to make our place comfortable and inviting. We also strive to have the cleanest rooms possible as well! Again, thank you and hope to see you again.

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This was the first time we visited Topsail Bch, so glad we choose to stay at the Island Inn. Great location, easy for families. We enjoyed the staff, they were wonderful, kind and organized. We checked in at 4pm, quiet room, big, perfect for the three of us! We did rent the double room that has separate room, where my...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We do try our best to make every stay a good experience!!! Hope to see you again!

Sanford, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We have stayed here several times, but this was our first time with a toddler. Very clean and neat. Love the quaintness, great access to the beach and downtown area. Only drawback is a very small bathroom. Works well for adults, just not that great for kids. And our room this time was right beside the main little sitting area....

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! Unfortunately, the rooms with 1 bed are in the 2-story part have smaller baths. Rooms are block and so are the showers, so there wasn't anything we could do. Sounds like you need a room with 2 queens, those have bigger bathrooms. Our air conditioners are all on the back side of...

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 August 2014

If you nneed a hotel/motel in Surf City give this one your business. You cant ask for any cleanerr and right across the little street your flip flops will take you to a beautiful beach. Owner/ front desk...perfect. That's why it works. They care! We love it so much we are going for a 3rd visit again this year.

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We try our darnedest to make every one comfortable and welcomed!!! And of course to make sure every room is CLEAN!!!

Lynchburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 August 2014

My husband and I went to the beach for a couple of days in July. We picked this place because it had good reviews and we could rent for just a couple of days. So glad we did. It was clean and although the small, it had everything we needed. We were able to leave our car parked and walk...

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Yep, we are not the Hilton by no means:) But since we didn't build the place, we did the best we could with what we had to work with. Couldn't make rooms bigger, so we added decks/porches and picnic tables to extend the rooms to the outside. Made rooms as comfortable as possible with what we thought we would like...

Ohio
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for an overnight visit. It would not be a good choice for any lengthy trip. Room was extremely tiny. It served it's purpose but would choose elsewhere next time. Surf city was a beautiful beach to visit. Definetly worth a trip!

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topsailislandinn, Owner at Island Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately, you were in our smallest room with 2 queens. It was the only room open for just 1 night. We have a 2 night minimum and would usually put a party of 4 adults in a room that was larger than this one. When someone needs just 1 night and we have it, it is because the way reservations...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Island Inn is located in the heart of Surf City on beautiful Topsail Island. All rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, in-room coffee, hair dryers, and flat screen TVs. We have a pool and are located directly across from the beach. Walk to pier, marina, shops and restaurants. Come stay with the best! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Inn

Address: 202 Goldsboro Ave, Topsail Island, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6811
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Topsail Island > Surf City
Price Range: $88 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Island Hotel Surf City
Island Motel Surf City
Island Inn Surf City, NC - Topsail Island
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“upstairs at end near ocean (rooms 7-10)”
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“We were on the ground floor in a room with only one window. This window faced the pool. Second-story rooms might have more windows.”
lmihal, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Just let them know your party size and the intent of your trip, they're very careful to make sure that your room suits you.”
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“We loved room #18”
DCLTraveler, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in a variety of their rooms and all the rooms are excellent.”
smason6264, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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