Crystal Coast Hotels and Accommodations for Families


These Crystal Coast hotels and inns offer superior amenities for a memorable seaside retreat during your next family reunion

Staying in historic Beaufort offers enchanting Crystal Coast hotels and accommodation options, including the historic Beaufort Hotel and the Inlet Inn. More seaside lodgings await in Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle for a variety of Crystal Coast beach towns. Explore by bicycle and see historic sites along breathtaking beachscapes. See wild horses, take group boat tours and soak up the sun at these incredible Crystal Coast accommodations.

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Beaufort Hotel (Beaufort)

A Crystal Coast hotel nestled on 10 acres, the Beaufort Hotel features the privacy of a resort-style setting on the banks of Taylor’s Creek with expansive waterways. This boutique 133-room hotel provides state-of-the-art in-room technology, including 48-inch flat-screen TVs, a mini-refrigerator, and private balconies or patios. Guests can enjoy an outdoor pool, fitness center and public boat ramp. Rooms are luxuriously unassuming with style and comfort combined with coastal North Carolina décor. A fitness center plus a seasonal outdoor pool and whirlpool offers active guests a variety of things to do onsite. Groups can dine at the Club’s 34° North Restaurant & Bar, offering local seafood and coastal cuisine, premium steaks and other offerings. Sit out on the open-air covered patio overlooking the Rachel Carson Preserve, a magical island home to some 30 wild horses at this premier Crystal Coast hotel.

Stay at the breathtaking Beaufort Hotel in NC for your next family reunion

Inlet Inn (Beaufort)

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Inlet Inn provides families a coastal retreat perfect for your family reunion home base.

For more than three decades, Inlet Inn has been the inn of choice for many travelers. Located in the heart of downtown Beaufort, the hotel offers an unobstructed view of Taylors Creek and Carrot Island. Inlet Inn also has 36 large, comfortable rooms, many with their own private waterfront porch and rocking chairs. Enjoy a cozy night around the fireplace in one of the Premier First-Floor suites, while Premier Second-Floor Suites with private porch balconies where guests can view wild horses and dolphins. Many nearby restaurants within walking distance provide plenty of options for family meals. Also within walking distance are the Beaufort Historical Site Welcome Center & Gift Shop, the North Carolina Maritime Museum and the Shackelford Wild Horse & Shelling Safari.

Family-friendly suites at Inlet Inn offer “the best views on the East Coast”

The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores (Atlantic Beach)

Crystal Coast hotels and inns offer cozy amenities for any group. Whether you arrive for business, pleasure or simply want to decompress, The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores has all the comforts of home. Every room features an oceanfront view, and the inn provides direct access to the beach, sun, sand, surf and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Coastal designs and bright colors welcome families into spacious suites and private balconies. The onsite restaurant, Turtle Bar & Lounge, provides delicious, fresh dishes with expansive views of the Atlantic. Nearby family attractions include the NC Aquarium, Crystal Coast Country Club, and numerous Pine Knoll Shores parks for hiking, nature watching, picnicking and more.

A family-friendly oceanfront inn at Pine Knoll Shores with breathtaking views

A Place at the Beach III (Atlantic Beach)

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Find your home away from home at A Place at the Beach III where reunions come together.

Featuring wonderful ocean views, unbeatable amenities and friendly service, A Place at the Beach III is a perfect place for families to gather. This Crystal Coast hotel features an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, game room, fully equipped kitchens in all the units and tennis courts. Guests can also enjoy indoor and outdoor hot tubs, shuffleboard, a water slide, a conference facility and a lighted basketball court. These family-friendly units are decorated with beach themes and colors and available in one-and-a-half, two and three bedrooms. Some rentals include washers and dryers in the units with onsite laundry facilities for those that don’t. Nearby family attractions include water skiing, windsurfing, boating, live entertainment, scuba diving, golf, Fort Macon and more, all within a few miles.

There’s A Place at the Beach that’s perfect for a family reunion

Islander Hotel and Resort at Emerald Isle

Boasting a beachfront location and rustic coastal charm, this Crystal Coast hotel is one-of-a-kind. In fact, Islander Hotel and Resort is Emerald Isle’s only oceanfront hotel. Located just five miles from Star Hill Golf Club, Islander provides an array of activities under the sun. Guests can take a refreshing plunge in the pool or enjoy a workout in the fitness center. Each of its 102 rooms features a flat-screen TV and upscale bath amenities. Complimentary bike and beach chair rentals offer opportunities to families of all ages to relax and explore. The Grand Ballroom provides 4,000 square feet of event space to host your reunion celebration, equipped with full bar service, a projector, banquet tables and stage space.

Relax at Islander Hotel and Resort with your family

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