General Policies

  • Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 11:00am.
  • There is a 2 night minimum stay on all rooms during weekends, 3 night minimum during holidays.
  • A valid photo ID and Visa or Mastercard for incidentals is required upon check-in. No exceptions.
  • Rates are slightly higher during holiday periods.
  • To ensure a pleasant time for all guests, we do not allow pets on the property.
  • In addition to the two oceanfront grills provided, you are welcome to bring your hibachi or other small grill to use in the parking lot area away from the buildings and vehicles. This is the only area where guests may use their own grills.
  • No boats or trailers are permitted in the parking lot. We don't have the space or permits required to store them.
  • Our listed room rates are based upon double occupancy and do not include North Carolina or Brunswick County taxes. Additional guests over 10 years old will incur an additional charge of $10 per person, per night.
  • A deposit using a Visa or Mastercard in the amount equal to one night's stay is required to hold your reservation. We will accept personal checks or money orders if received at least 3 weeks prior to check-in. We do not accept personal checks or money orders at check-in. Deposits are only refundable on motel rooms (minus a $10 processing fee) if you cancel your reservation more than seven days before check-in.
  • All guests must be 25 years or older or accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Please do not feed the birds. They will mess on you and the property and nobody likes that.
  • Please leave all bath towels in the room. They are not permitted at the pool or on the beach.
  • Be sure to secure your valuables. Ocean Crest Motel will not be held liable for missing items.

Townhouse Rental Policies

  • The weekly rental period runs from Saturday to Saturday.
  • Nightly rentals, when available, require a three night minimum stay.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required for all weekly rentals with the balance due upon check-in. Your reservation will be confirmed once this deposit is received
  • Our townhouse has a maximum occupancy of eight guests, including children. Please respect that we are a quiet, family-oriented location. Excessive noise and partying will not be tolerated.
  • We reserve the right to levy additional charges for cleaning if the townhouse is not restored to rental-ready condition prior to checking out.
  • You will be given an inventory sheet upon check-in. It is your responsibility upon check-in to verify that everything is present and in working order. You will be charged for any missing or damaged items at check-out.
  • You must provide all consumables and linens or arrange for linen rental when making your reservation. This includes sheets, pillow cases, bath and beach towels. Toiletries are also not provided. Sheet set rental is $7.00 each, towel set rental is also available for $7.00 each.