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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 restaurant, tiki bar and sports grill, The Lazy Pirate, equipped with beach volleyball courts, cornhole games, and live music throughout the season.

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

Hotel-Outside1While staying at Drifter’s Reef Hotel, you will find beautiful beaches, exciting restaurants, and a historic boardwalk—all within walking distance of the hotel. Summer entertainment is just a few steps away!

The Carolina Beach Boardwalk was recently ranked No. 3 in America by USA Today!

The Boardwalk offers summer amusement rides, Family Night for the kids every Tuesday, Bingo every Wednesday and fireworks and outdoor concerts every Thursday night at the Boardwalk Stage.

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

Drifter's Reef Motel

701 North Lake Park Blvd.
Carolina Beach, NC 28428


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