Drifters Reef Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Free WiFi
Free WiFi

Overview of Drifters Reef Hotel

Drifters Reef Hotel

2.0 star property

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
701 North Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, 28428

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCarolina Beach Boardwalk10 min walk
  • Popular LocationCarolina Beach11 min walk
  • Popular LocationCarolina Beach State Park15 min walk
  • AirportWilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.)27 min drive

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About this area

Carolina Beach

Located in Carolina Beach, Drifters Reef Hotel is near the beach. Fort Fisher State Historic Site and Legion Stadium are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and Tregembo Animal Park. Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens and Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk - 10 min walk
  • Carolina Beach - 11 min walk
  • Carolina Beach State Park - 15 min walk
  • Carolina Beach Fishing Pier - 6 min drive
  • Freeman Park - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Wilmington Intl. Airport (ILM) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lazy Pirate — 1 min walk
  • Ida Thai Cuisine — 4 min walk
  • Gulfstream Restaurant — 6 min walk
  • Pop's Diner — 7 min walk
  • Havana's Restaurant — 8 min walk

About this property

Drifters Reef Hotel

Hotel with free parking, near Carolina Beach
An outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk, and barbecue grills. All 58 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Drifters Reef Hotel offers 58 accommodations. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers.

This Carolina Beach hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking (max 1 space per unit)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30.00 per pet, per day
2 per room (up to 25 lbs)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30.00 per pet, per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

3.6

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 50 out of 183 reviews
5 - Excellent 27%
Rating 4 - Good. 61 out of 183 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 183 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 183 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 183 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, pet friendly, walking distance from a lot of stuff. Easy check in
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner, Traveled with pets
Liked: Staff & service
Just average for the price.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lazy Pirate restaurant is literally right nextdoor. The staff at the motel are awesome and very friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fun place to stay
Great room, friendly staff and the beds were comfortable. This was a spur of the moment boondoggle trip to go to the beach. We enjoyed our stay. Good restaurants near by and the pier was within walking distance.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021