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Bedrooms 2 / Bathrooms 2 / Sleeps 4 / Apartment
Bedrooms: 2  Bathrooms: 2   Sleeps: 4  Type: Apartment

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Ocean Reef 8 A-2
TripAdvisor property ID 2332761

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Book this 2 bedroom apartment in Emerald Isle today! A total of 4 people can sleep here comfortably.

Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 4/5 thanks to an average of 15 reviews.

Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $850 to as high as $1860, depending on travel dates.

The manager last updated the property’s calendar Feb 25, 2018.

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Emerald Isle Realty, Inc
Calendar last updated:
25 Feb 2018
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Languages spoken: English



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Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Emerald-isle Attractions




  • Linen provided

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)


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  • 2 Unknown types


Reviews (15)

Very Good – based on 15 reviews Very Good
15 reviews

Very Good

“Great time with family and friends.”

Reviewed 14 Nov 2013

Spent a great month in EI. Beautiful ocean view. 15th year at Ocean reef. It's the best. Emerald Isle realty is great to work with, always trying to make your vacation the best experience.

“Clean, well decorated condo with beach just steps away”

Reviewed 10 Jul 2013

This is our second stay at Ocean Reef, first time at 8-A-2. This condo was perfect for our family of four. Clean, and fairly well updated. Kitchen was well stocked, nice to have linens already on beds. Our kids loved the pool and basketball court. Nice, newer porch furniture and beautiful views of ocean. Grounds are beautifully maintained. Deck boards and rails on the porches could use some maintenance, and the master shower had issues with mold. Water pressure was poor and no scald sensor on master shower so water became scalding hot when someone else in unit or unit below turned on another faucet. Wireless was slow at best (DSL) for the times we were actually able to connect. Despite the few issues we had, we would probably come back to this unit again.

“Good place for fall fishing”

Reviewed 13 Oct 2011

Pros: -Great oceanfront views -Convenient location -New appliances -Water hose conveniently located on boardwalk to beach -Place fairly clean upon arrival -Weather was perfect and fishing was fantastic! Cons: -Sensitive entry gate, multiple tries before accepting passcode -”High speed” internet is really DSL (0.7 mbps download speed...yes that is point zero seven) -Spare bathroom toilet seat broken (pinched your butt when you sat on it) -Towel rods in master bathroom kept falling -Few minor stains on carpet -Lightbulbs missing from a couple of fixtures -Dryer vent kept coming loose why drying clothes -Patio furniture used and umbrella -Refrigerator door did not close tight all the time

Response from the manager Thank you for your review of your stay at Ocean Reef 8 A 2 and for providing such a thorough list of things which need attention. It pleases me to know you did enjoy a Fall fishing trip to Emerald Isle and I agree that the location of this condo is exceptional. I have submitted your list to our maintenance and housekeeping departments and trust these items will be remedied. Thank you again for your feedback. I hope you will vacation with Emerald Isle Realty again. We do book one year in advance so please call us to plan your 2012 fishing trip - 1-888-832-0140.

“The Shore Tradition”

Reviewed 5 Oct 2011

This was our 16th visit to the North Carolina Shores. We previously did New Jersey, Deleware, and Maryland shores for many, many years. We enjoy visiting with relatives and friends and shopping antiques malls on the way to and from the Island, more than 500 miles from our home in Central Pennsylvania. The accomodations are excellent, the weather was mostly fine, and a good time was had by all. There are a few minor deficiencies with the unit which we rented, but those comments were left with the keys for maintenance to handle. I think it would be beneficial to include an exit questionaire in the key packet so tenants can report small findings or items needing minor maintenance when they arrive, and/or when they leave. (Items such as broken towel rack). It is nice to know that when you have a local question, a call to the office yields a pleasant response that satisfies.

Response from the manager Thank you for your review of your stay at Ocean Reef 8 A 2. It pleases me to know that you enjoyed your stay in this home and we very much appreciate your suggestions. I hope you will continue to vacation in Emerald Isle and choose Emerald Isle Realty to serve as your host. Please call us when you begin making plans for your next trip - 1-888-832-0140.

“Our Stay”

Reviewed 14 Sep 2011

We found some items needing attention on the unit and submitted a list. Overall we had a wonderful time the unit seems to be well stocked and close ti the beach.

Response from the manager Thank you for your review of your stay at Ocean Reef 8 A 2. It pleases me to know that you had a wonderful stay and found all you needed within this condo to enjoy your time in Emerald Isle. Thank you also for providing a list of items to be looked into so we can improve this condo for you and other future guests. Please call us when you begin making plans for your next Emerald Isle vacation and we'll happily reserve this or another property for your stay - 1-888-832-0140.

“R & R”

Reviewed 6 May 2011

Saw dolphins, many pelicans, beautiful rainbows and angry oceans.Condo was very good except for the master bathroom shower which really needs attention.

“Oef redeployment”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2010

This was an awesome place with a great view. Will defiantly stay in this location again. The garden tub was not clean and near a public beach access point.

“Stutts Vacation 2010”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2010

We were happy with the location, as we've stayed at Ocean Reef three years in a row. The things that were so nice were: 1. The phone went out after two days and never came back on. 2. We were supposed to have DSL Internet, but didn't, and couldn't because the phone was out. 3. We didn't have garage access. I was told by the EI rep that this wasn't listed as an amenity, but since the previous units we've stayed in had garage access, it was just the assumption that this would be the case as well. I would recommend making this abundantly clear to renters in the future. Not so much for car storage, but to store beach gear like chairs, etc. 4. The TV in the living room was horrible. The picture was so bad we just gave up and didn't use it. 5. The place needs painting, and some TLC - lamp table was falling apart, walls dingy, etc.

Response from the manager Thank you for your review. I'm glad you are pleased with the location Ocean Reef provides and enjoyed your vacation. I am sorry that you experienced issues with the telephone, internet, and television. I have maintenance record about the telephone not working but nothing about the internet or television. I believe this was an isolated matter, perhaps an issue with the service provider. As for the garage, we advertise all amenities which you will be able to access. If a garage is not listed in the property description, guests do not have access, even if it is at the property. Amenities offered to our guests are determined by each individual owner so they do differ from on property to another. Thank you again for taking the time to provide us with your review. I hope you'll vacation with Emerald Isle Realty again.

“2 days of bliss”

Reviewed 22 Apr 2010

A delightful rental unit, clean and comfortably furnished. The master bath 2 person tub was spectacular. View of beach terrific. Beach access simply by walking outside. The beach was quiet and we found good shells. A great place for long beach walks.. good for families, or a quiet couples getaway. A relaxing place to stay for a weekend.

“Nice Ocean View Experience”

Reviewed 25 Mar 2010

Very nice location where you could constantly hear and see the ocean. Weather too cold to swim when we were there but walks along shore great. Condo was comfortable and spacious with great views of ocean from living area and deck.

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