|5 of 6 people found this review helpful:|
|The Fishermans Dream|
|By Guest on 1/31/2012|
|If you love to fish and stay at a place where your childhood lives again, this is the place to be. All of the staff are helpful and they know how to make a fisherman happy. Hot food, cold drinks, comfortable rooms, and great fishing. If you are looking for the Hilton, this is not your place. If you want clean rooms and hot showers after a long day of fishing, then this is the right place. Piers like this one are rare! Thanks Oceanana for years of great fun!|
|2 of 3 people found this review helpful:|
|By Guest on 9/4/2011|
|We will not stay here again. The only possitives is the family atmosphere, the good food, and an abundance of staff to help you. They even have guys who put chairs and umbrellas on the beach for you to use and a soaker hose to keep the sand wet so you don't burn your feet walking on the hot sand. While they have excellant service, the rooms need some serious upgrades. We stayed hot the entire time, even inside our room. We couldn't find the air controls so we called the desk and they have to send someone up to adjust a cold water valve in the ceiling in order to adjust the temperature. He turned it wide open and we still were hot inside our rooms. The rooms have sliding glass doors which are very hard to open and close at times. You can tell the place is old and the carpets need replacing badly.|
|16 of 18 people found this review helpful:|
|Disappointed in NC|
|By Kygril on 2/4/2009|
|My family & I stayed here a few years ago and we will never stay there again. We paid a lot of money for a week there. The room was so HOT and it was July. The room was so old. They really needed better AC. My son was 9 months old then & was crawling around on the floor and found a HUGE fishing hook on the carpet. You would think for the price of the room they would good housekeeping. Our family loves Atlantic Beach, we visit every year, but this place was a one time deal for us.|
|3 of 5 people found this review helpful:|
|still fun also memories from the early 80,s|
|By va gentlman on 10/4/2008|
|i havnt stayed at atlantic beach in over 13 years also havnt been since the late 80,s but drove down for a few days in september from virginia and thestaff were just as nice went out on the pier fishing and the elderly ladies in the pier house were very helpful and as they said they hate to see you go havnt stayed here since early 80,s with my older cousins and aunt and grandmother this aint no fancy high dollar place but at the beachwho cares i will have to come back in a few months again good restraunts nearby and on the way home i had to stop and get carolina bar b que lol since theres nothing like that here!|
|5 of 6 people found this review helpful:|
|30 years & Counting|
|By CarolinaBeachGoers on 8/28/2008|
|I went to the Oceanana with my parents when I was a kid and always loved it. My parents fished so having the playground, pool and clean beach there were great for my sister and I. Now my husband and I have been going and taking our children since they were babies. Our oldest is going with his wife and children too now so we're a 3 generation family of Oceanana guests. The staff has always been polite and made us feel welcome. My youngest son was hurt on the playground (his fault) when he was small and they were very helpful with getting him up and cared for. The food has always been the best you'll find anywhere, and the kids have always loved the watermelon parties. The rooms are older but that's part of the charm to it all for us that's what makes it feel like home when you go. Dolly at the PierHouse is an angel, she's just the sweetest person and always happy to see you.|
|9 of 12 people found this review helpful:|
|By Guest on 7/2/2008|
|We've been vacationing at the Crystal Coast since 2002. We found Oceanana in 2006 and the kids insisted we go in 2007 and 2008. You cannot beat the service and amenities at Oceanana. This is the BEST family resort for the cost we've ever found!|
Last year we decided to add one more night to our stay after we got there. We did move rooms for that last night. The staff was very helpful in finding accommodations for us. The second room had a drain problem in the sink. We notified the staff around noon, and it was fixed a few hours later when we returned.
We suggested Oceanana to friends who already had reservations at another resort in Atlantic Beach. After looking into it, they changed their reservations to Oceanana and are returning this year.
Some basic opinions - old facility but CLEAN. Very friendly staff. Rooms kept clean. Great breakfast every morning. Biggest plus is the umbrellas and chairs available to the guests. Loads of activities for the kids - games and jungle gym. We are not pool users when at the beach, but Oceanana does have a nice pool with outdoor facilities. It's great to have a pier next to the resort. Grab an icecream in the evening and walk the pier with the kids.
Oceanana is also very convenient to local attractions.
Thank you owners and staff at Oceanan!
|4 of 6 people found this review helpful:|
|Restaurant is wonderful!|
|By Jensens on 6/10/2008|
|I've never stayed at the Oceanna, but we've been to Atlantic Beach for the last few years and we make a habit of having breakfast at the restaurant. My own grandmother couldn't hold candle to this place! If you like NC sweet tea and grits, this is the place for you!|
|6 of 8 people found this review helpful:|
|By Guest on 4/29/2008|
|I am 36 years old and I came to the Oceanna Motel with my parents when I was a very young child. My parents are big into fishing and I remember coming to the beach every fall for the fishing and I remember the wonderful playground I thought I was in Heaven as a child some of original toys and games were there. I now have a family of two boys and they absolute love it. The only complaint is the air/heat units It would be nice to controll it yourself.|
|7 of 8 people found this review helpful:|
|By Guest on 2/19/2008|
|A few years ago, my family stayed here, we were driving around, and found it. The rooms really need fixed up and modernized badly. But, it was clean, and the service was excellent. The staff were friendly, and made the entire stay so enjoyable. The restaraunt is awesome. We didn't leave the whole week we were there. We are definetly coming back soon. This motel is very difficult to find on the web though.|
|5 of 6 people found this review helpful:|
|Let's Go Back In Time...|
|By Guest on 2/11/2008|
|We have been taking our family to Oceanna since 1982. We have never felt more at home and never worried about the safety of my girls. The are grown now and they are taking their families. This is the only place our family wants to vacation. We have always had a great relationship with the staff, it like going home to visit with family|
|8 of 13 people found this review helpful:|
|DO NOT STAY|
|By KBL on 11/20/2007|
|This place is AWFUL. For such a dump, the staff acts like you are on the grounds of Ft. Knox. If you have friends on the island and would like for them to stop by. FORGET IT. No one is allowed on the property. They will call the law. It is ridiculous. They called the law on my son because he had a friend from high school pull in their parking lot to speak to him about a fishing trip that they had planned for the next day. DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE!|
|3 of 4 people found this review helpful:|
|By luvs-d-sea on 7/15/2007|
|I live here so I don't stay at the hotel but the little restaurant on the fishing pier is second to none. It is clean, comfortable, and the staff is fabulous! If you are looking for lunch or a snack this is the place to go.|
|6 of 7 people found this review helpful:|
|We had an excellent weekend.|
|By a Guest Reviewer|
|We stayed with the fine folks at the Oceanna Resort for the first time this past weekend. We had a great time. The room is a bargain and the resort is great for kids and fishermen alike. Service was very good, check in went well (no unexpected charges) and the maids did a good job of cleaning the room.|
One improvement would be in room temperature controls. The air conditioning was good and cold during the hot days and not too cold at night, however it always feels better if you control the temperature yourself.
We WILL stay here again and will tell everyone about the great rates and amenities.
Terms: Oceanana Family Resort, Fishing Pier & Grill
Oceanana Family Resort, Fishing Pier & Grill, located in Atlantic Beach -- part of the Crystal Coast of North Carolina.