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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Free WiFi
Free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.6/5 Good
122 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

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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.)31 min drive

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  • Room, 1 King Bed

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed
  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Room, 2 Double Beds (Pet Friendly)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Deluxe Room

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms (Pet Friendly)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Double Beds and 1 King Bed
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  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Double Beds and 1 King Bed
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  • Room, 1 King Bed (Pet Friendly)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 King Bed
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About this area

Carolina Beach

Located in Carolina Beach, Drifters Reef Hotel is near the beach. Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Kure Beach Pier are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Carolina Beach. North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and Tregembo Animal Park are also worth visiting.

Visit our Carolina Beach travel guide
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Popular Location

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, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Lazy Pirate — 1 min walk
  • Britt's Donuts - 10 min walk

About this property

Drifters Reef Hotel

Hotel with restaurant, near Carolina Beach
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and barbecues. All 58 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and cable TV.
Drifters Reef Hotel offers 58 forms of accommodation. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers 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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4 PM and 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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 30.00 per pet, per day
2 per room (up to 25 lb/11 kg)
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

American ExpressDiscoverMastercardVisa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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

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.
  • No on-site parking is available.

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

Drifters Reef Motel Carolina Beach
Drifters Reef Motel
Drifters Reef Carolina Beach
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Drifters Reef Hotel Carolina Beach
Drifters Reef Hotel Hotel Carolina Beach

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Drifters Reef Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Drifters Reef Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Drifters Reef Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, Drifters Reef Hotel allows pets (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 11 kg per pet. There's a fee of USD 30.00 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at this hotel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Drifters Reef Hotel?
Check-in is from 4 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this hotel located?
Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carolina Beach Boardwalk and Carolina Beach. Carolina Beach State Park and Carolina Beach Fishing Pier are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Drifters Reef Hotel

3.6
5 - Excellent
31
4 - Good
41
3 - Okay
27
2 - Mediocre
13
1 - Poor
10
3.7
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.8
Amenities
3.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice and clean walking distance to everything .

Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

A lot of parking space and super easy check in and check out.

Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice beach motel

Older property but well kept, nice staff and great value

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020