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Drifters Reef Hotel

701 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428

+1 910 458 5414

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based on 734 reviews

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About Drifters Reef Hotel, Carolina Beach

Value for money

Located in Carolina Beach, Drifters Reef Hotel is within easy reach of Cape Fear River and Battleship North Carolina. It provides free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool. There are a variety of facilities available to those staying at the motel, including laundry facilities and a BBQ/picnic area. Drifters Reef Hotel has 36 well-appointed rooms that are equipped with a range of essential amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. The motel has an on-site restaurant, convenient for those who prefer to eat in. Drifters Reef Hotel has easy access to Fort Fisher. Corning Incorporated and University of North Carolina Wilmington are a brief car ride from the property.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Tile/marble floor

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Grill
  • Picnic area


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Services and conveniences

  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk


  • Laundry facilities


  • Clothes rack


  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Fishing


  • Outdoor pool

Places of interest near Drifters Reef Hotel

Attractions in Carolina Beach, North Carolina curated by momondo

Drifters Reef Hotel location: 701 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC 28428


Carolina Beach Boardwalk0.5 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Salt Fish0.0 mi
Bowmans At The Beach0.1 mi
Ida Thai0.2 mi
Gibby's Dock & Dine0.3 mi

Drifters Reef Hotel Reviews

GoodBased on 734 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Clean room, friendly folks, good location" (in 55 reviews)
  • Good value and friendly staff. (in 51 reviews)
  • Easy walk to beachfront and boardwalk (in 44 reviews)
Cons -
  • Room was not clean. (in 62 reviews)
  • "The bed was hard, very uncomfortable." (in 14 reviews)
  • Door handle dead bolt not working (in 12 reviews)

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Drifters Reef Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • In Carolina Beach, 2 star hotels have average nightly rates of $123. Drifters Reef Hotel is $19 cheaper than the city average at just $104/night.

  • Drifters Reef Hotel is 16.0 mi away from Wilmington New Hanover County. You can typically expect your drive time from Drifters Reef Hotel to Wilmington New Hanover County to be 47min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Drifters Reef Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Wilmington New Hanover County to the hotel, but also around Carolina Beach during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Carolina Beach are on average $41/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Drifters Reef Hotel would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Wilmington New Hanover County directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, dogs and pets are welcome at Drifters Reef Hotel.

  • Drifters Reef Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Drifters Reef Hotel at +1 910 458 5414.

  • Yes, Drifters Reef Hotel has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • For assistance from an employee at Drifters Reef Hotel please call +1 910 458 5414.

  • Yes, Drifters Reef Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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