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Welcome to Drifter’s Reef Hotel !!

Blue_DividerDrifters_Reef_pool_650x366We are a family owned hotel located in the heart of Carolina Beach. Our motel is just three blocks from the ocean and the Carolina Beach boardwalk.¬†Drifter’s Reef Hotel is the perfect place to spend your beach vacation.

Enjoy our large outdoor pool area and award winning on-site sports bar and grill, The Lazy Pirate, equipped with volleyball courts, an oyster bar, and live music.

We are one of the only motels in the area to offer pet-friendly rooms, as well as a dog park located in the rear of the property.


While staying at Drifter’s Reef Hotel, you will find gorgeous beaches, delicious restaurants, and historic boardwalk area all within walking distance of the motel. Summer entertainment is just a few steps away!

Carolina Beach’s boardwalk was recently ranked top 3 in America by USA Today!

Our boardwalk offers amusement rides, family night for the children every Tuesday, Bingo every Wednesday and fireworks and outdoor concerts every Thursday night at the boardwalk gazebo.

We are also conveniently located to the North End, Carolina Beach fishing pier, and North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.




Drifter's Reef Motel

701 North Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428


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