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Blockade Runner Beach Resort

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8.4
Excellent
587 reviews
+1 910-256-2251

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Fitness Center

Coastal Tranquility at Blockade Runner Beach Resort

What Does a Blockade Runner Room Include?

Recently renovated Blockade Runner rooms include modern furnishings, plush mattresses, luxurious bedding, spacious bathrooms, and spa robes. Rooms also include an LED or HD TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a Keurig coffeemaker. Expect stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean or the Intercostal Waterway, offering both sunrise and sunset views from the same property. 

What Amenities Does Blockade Runner Offer? 

Directly located on the Atlantic Ocean, Blockade Runner offers a plethora of water sports including rental of stand-up paddle boards and kayaks. After a day on the beach, join Chef Ben Ramsey at the resort’s East Oceanfront Dining restaurant for fresh local seafood and produce from the Blockade Runner garden. The Sandcampers kids’ club offers all-day activities and family-themed nights throughout the summer.  

How Much Will a Stay at Blockade Runner Cost?

Rooms start at around $185 a night and include the famous Blockade Runner breakfast.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Guest Services can help to arrange deep-sea fishing trips, nature cruises, surfing lessons, and even a Plundering Tour with Ben the Pirate. Set sail for a riverboat tour of Cape Fear, or explore the area on a horse-drawn carriage. Located just east of Wilmington, Blockade Runner is also not far from the Wilmington Children’s Museum, Airlie Gardens, and the North Carolina Aquarium.

What’s the Bottom Line?

With one of the best locations of any of the Wrightsville Beach hotels and set on one of the most stunning beaches on the North Carolina coast, Blockade Runner offers exciting water activities along with the tranquility of an unhurried coastal vacation.

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275 WAYNICK Blvd
WRIGHTSVILLE, NC 28480
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User Highlights
8.4
Excellent
Beach
"They also have boogie boards" "Close to the beach"
100% appreciated the clean beach.
Location
"Breathtaking landscaping" "Location phenomenal"
100% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 53%.
Service
"Phenominal staff" "Attentive staff"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
87% thought the service was very professional.
Breakfast
"Excellent buffet breakfast" "Excellent Sunday Brunch"
82% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Vibe
"Modern conveniences" "Fun vacation spot"
72% criticized the unstylish hotel.
88% said it was a stylish hotel.
Room
"Mini fridge worked great" "Do not have a fan"
88% complained about the bathroom.
98% thought the view was good.
Food
"Fruit was old" "Over salted bacon"
Only 55% were satisfied with the menu.
The price was too high for 82%.
Bar and Beverages
"On-site bar"
Bar service was average, according to 50%.
Wellness Area
"Sauna wasn't working"
Comfort
"No fan in bathroom" "The fan did not work"
56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
52% said rooms were small.
WiFi
"No internet" "WiFi non-existent"
100% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Pleasant hotel grounds
Bathroom could be optimized
Rooms need regular maintenance
Great view
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Frommer's
In the middle of Wrightsville Beach, opening onto views of the ocean, this seven-story hotel is far superior to the lackluster string of motels along Lumina Avenue, north and south. Guest...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Child Activities
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Parking
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
150
Fees
Add-ons
  • Late Check-out Fee: USD 35.00 (subject to availability)
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 14 and USD 20 for adults, USD 14 and USD 20 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible