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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.

60th Anniversary Giveaway FAQ Policies & Procedures

The Blockade Runner Beach Resort in celebration of it's 60th Anniversary is holding a contest giving away 60 room nights at $16 per room night - the original price of rooms in 1964. Guests who win these rooms have the following rules and restrictions when redeeming:
*Winners will receive ONE (1) $16 room night
*Redemption valid for Harborfront Guestroom arriving Sunday through Wednesday, based on availability. Guests may pay for upgraded room type.
*If length of stay requirement is in place for stay dates requested, minimum length of stay must be met and additional nights will have the Best Available Rate applied.
*One winner per household
*Cannot be combined with other special offers and packages
*Taxes and fees not included
*Blackout dates apply during weekends, holidays, and special events
*Rooms must be booked by April 25, 2024 for stays through June 27, 2024.

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 $75 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 $19 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 in certain Oceanfront Queen Rooms and 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 the Resort Restaurant and Pool Bar.

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 $19 parking fee per car per day is included in your room rate. The $19 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?

Beach wheelchairs are available through the town of Wrightsville beach, reservations must be completed in advance with the Town of Wrightsville Beach. Click here to find more information.

Are the beaches open?

The beach is open year round. All of our boating activities are available subject to weather conditions. Check our calendar to see what is available during your stay.

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

The fitness center, hot tub, and sauna are open all year. Please note that children under the age of 15 are not permitted to use the fitness center without an adult present and children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the hot tub or sauna without an adult present.

Is the restaurant open?

Our Resort Restaurant serves food daily. Please make reservations in advance through our Restaurant, or you can call the Restaurant directly. Restaurant hours and menus may be limited depending on the season, please call or visit the Resort Dining page to verify hours.

Is the pool bar open?

The Pool Bar is open seasonally serving food and cocktails. Credit cards and room charges are accepted at the pool bar. Outside guests are allowed at all of our dining outlets.

Will activities be available?

We have several activities and tours available daily depending on the season. 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 can assist you to find nearby restaurants, shops and attractions. Click here to find out more about Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach.

6AM City Giveaway Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE [OR DONATION] IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SPONSORING ORGANIZATION: The name of this sweepstakes is 6AM City Giveaway (“Sweepstake”), and is sponsored by Blockade Runner Beach Resort (“Sponsor”). Sponsor is a company with its principal place of business at 275 DESCRIPTION: Individuals who complete the signup form (the “Event”) will automatically be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Retro Package at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Individuals meeting the eligibility requirements set forth below may enter the Sweepstakes between 12:01 a.m. (EST) June 27th, 2024 and 11:59 p.m. (EST) July 15th, 2024 (“Sweepstakes Period”). ELIGIBILITY: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor. Entries received after the expiration of the Sweepstakes period are not eligible to win. To be eligible to win entrant: 1. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of registration; and 2. Must have entered the sweepstakes by completing the form online. [Paid employees of Sponsor or Sponsor vendors/suppliers and their immediate family members (spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children, and grandchildren) are not eligible to win.] HOW TO ENTER: No purchase [or donation] is necessary to enter or win the Sweepstakes. A purchase or donation will not increase your odds of winning. Entrants may enter the sweepstakes by: 1. Filling out the popup only available to those coming from a publication of 6AM City All entries must be received by the Sponsor prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING: Pursuant to these Official Rules, the Sponsor shall award to one individual a two-night stay in a waterfront accommodation, $60 in dining credit, a 60-minute rental of a boogieboard or surfboard, and a welcome amenity. The verifiable retail value of each Prize is $850.Prizes shall be awarded through a random drawing from the entries Sponsor receives during the Sweepstakes Period. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The decision of the Sponsor regarding the selection of winners shall be binding. Winners may not substitute, transfer, or assign Prizes. No Prize can be redeemed for cash or replaced if lost or stolen. Sponsor reserves the right to replace and/or substitute a like prize of equal value, should the specified Prize be unavailable for any reason. SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS SWEEPSTAKE OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF THE PRIZE. WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Prize drawing shall be conducted on or after July 15th, 2024 and winners will be notified by phone, email, or mail. Return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or does not respond to Sponsor within seven (7) calendar days from the date Sponsor first tries to notify the winner, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Sweepstakes or receive the Prize, and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for late or misdirected Prize shipments and the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine remedies, if any, to Prize fulfillment issues. PARTICIPATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Sponsor does not warrant that the Sweepstakes is valid in any particular state or jurisdiction. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations shall apply. Except where legally prohibited, each winner grants (and agrees to confirm the grant in writing if requested) permission for the Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies, and those acting under their authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice, and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation. Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including mailing address, phone number, and/or email address, during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add the entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons. Entrants may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (available upon request) or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the unsubscribe feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails). WINNERS’ RESPONSIBILITY FOR TAXES: Winners are solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes. If applicable, all winners should expect to receive a tax form 1099 for the value of the Prize as provided by current tax laws. SPONSOR’S RIGHT TO SUSPEND OR TERMINATE SWEEPSTAKES AND MODIFY OFFICIAL RULES: In the event the Sweepstakes is compromised in any way which corrupts or impairs the administration or fairness of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time. Such events may include, but are not limited to, computer viruses or a security breach. Should the Sweepstakes be suspended or terminated prior to the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period, the Sponsor reserves the right to award Prizes based on eligible entries received prior to the termination date. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules at any time. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Sponsor and its respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents do not have and will not have any liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless against any liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to persons, or property resulting in or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity; or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any Prize. Should a court of law find the Sponsor liable for loss or damage, the Sponsor’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Sponsor be liable for attorney’s fees. Sponsor and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents will have no liability whatsoever for entries that are late, incomplete, or not received for any reason. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION: All issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and/or enforceability of these official rules or the rights and obligations of entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of North Carolina without giving any effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws. By entering into this Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to have all disputes resolved in the State of North Carolina Court. Except where prohibited, the entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action.