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Wrightsville Beach Resort frequently asked questions

Get the answers to the most common questions Blockade Runner Beach Resort guests are asking, including information about our hotel's pet and smoking policies, rooms requests, and hotel accessibility.


What is your check-in and check-out times?

Check-in is at 4:00 pm. Check-out is at 11:00 am. Must be 21 years of age to stay with valid ID and major credit card. Personal checks and cash are typically not accepted. Cash accepted at check-out only. Authorization on credit card required at check-in for incidentals.

Can I check into my room early or have a late departure?

Please ensure we are aware of any early arrival requests. Although not guaranteed, we will do our best to accommodate. We will have limited late checkouts of 1pm available (additional $50 fee). Please reserve a late checkout in advance.

Are there additional fees on top of the average daily rate?

Additional fees include a 13% sales and occupancy tax and a $10 nightly parking fee. People age 13 and over are marked as adults; each additional adult, more than two, will be a $35 charge per night.

What is your cancellation policy?

If cancelling within 48 hours of 4 pm on the day of arrival, your one night deposit will be forfeited.  When booking advance purchase or e-special rates, full deposit would be forfeited if reservation is cancelled. Cancellation policies subject to change depending on the specific rate or package booked. 

Can I make a special request for my stay? i.e. adjoining rooms, floors, rollaways, etc.

While we can not guarantee special requests (such as connecting rooms, adjoining rooms, specific room numbers, décor or floors, rollaways, cribs, etc.), we will make every effort to honor your special requests.

Are pets allowed?

Blockade Runner is 100% pet free. There is a $500 deep cleaning fee for non-compliance.

Is smoking allowed?

Blockade Runner is 100% non smoking. There is a $500 deep cleaning fee for non-compliance.

Are handicap rooms available?

Handicap rooms are available only for Standard Oceanfront Queen Rooms and Standard Harborfront Queen Rooms. Please contact us prior to your arrival to secure one of these rooms.

How can I get ice for my room?

The front desk is happy to assist you in getting ice delivered to your room. To minimize noise level in our hallways, we do not have ice machines on any of the floors. Please visit or call the front desk or kitchen and they will gladly help.

Do I need to wear the wristband?

The wristbands must be visibly worn to indicate you are a resort guest. All resorts guests are asked to wear them to indicate to others that you are a registered guest.

Am I allowed to have visitors?

Our resort is open to visitors of resort guests; however, only guests with a wristband are permitted to use the pool, lawn loungers and other on-site amenities. Non-guests are always welcome to dine at EAST Oceanfront Dining.

Is luggage or valet assistance available?

Luggage assistance is available from our bellmen. Valet parking is available or guests may self-park in our main parking lot. A $10 parking fee per car per day is included in your room rate. The $10 fee includes two vehicles. 1 vehicle can self park and 1 vehicle can valet.

Is Housekeeping available during my stay?

Housekeeping will provide stayover service daily. Please utilize your Do Not Disturb sign should you wish to decline housekeeping services.

Can I get a Rollaway or Pack n Play?

If we know prior to arrival that you need a rollaway or pack n play we will have them in the room. Rollaways and Pack n Plays are limited and subject to availability. If available, only one can be provided per room.

Are wheelchairs available?

Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis and numbers are limited. To secure a wheelchair during your stay please be sure to call ahead and check availability.


Beach wheelchairs are available through the town of Wrightsville beach, we are happy to help arrange obtaining one. Please contact the front desk for assistance.

Are the beaches open?

The beach is open year round. All of our boating activities are available subject to weather conditions.

Is the fitness center, hot tub, or sauna open?

The fitness center, hot tub, and sauna are open all year. Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to use the fitness center, hot tub or sauna without an adult present. Our hot tub has been changed to a salt water hot tub and is disinfected with HOCl.

Is the restaurant open?

EAST Oceanfront Dining is currently open and is serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily along with Sunday Jazz Brunch. Please make reservations in advance through our Concierge, or you can call EAST directly, 833-721-1939. Restaurant hours may be limited depending on the season, please call or visit the EAST Oceanfront Dining page to verify hours.

Is the pool bar open?

The Sea Escape Pool Bar is open seasonally (April – October) serving lunch, dinner and cocktails. All charges are processed through room accounts. No cash or credit cards are accepted at the pool bar. Outside guests are not permitted.

Will activities be available?

We have several activities and tours available daily. Please click here to book your adventure today. Some activities may not be available during certain times of the year or during inclement weather. Check the booking page to verify availability.

Are there other restaurants and shops open in Wrightsville Beach?

Yes, there are numerous restaurants within close proximity to the hotel. A handful of downtown Wrightsville Beach restaurants are within safe walking distance of the resort. The Front Desk and Concierge have a list of nearby restaurants, shops and attractions.

What are your safety and health protocols?

Please follow this link to view our enhanced practices.