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Recent Holden Beach reviews
Holden Beach Stay
"Our stay in the condo located at Holden Beach, NC was excellent!! Everything we needed was conveniently located in the condo. We had stayed in the condos before, but not this particular one. The pool had been redone and was filled with salt water instead of chlorine which is always nasty. We are going to try to reserve this unit again next year for vacation as well!!"
Guest: The White FamilyDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"We were so excited to see Pirate Lover back on VRBO this year. We had enjoyed it so many times before until a long term renter moved in. We felt like we had lost our home away from home. Pirate Lover is perfect for our family of four. It has so much to offer, games, videos, spacious yard and comfortable beds for all. The kitchen has everything we needed. We noticed the owner had made lots of changes since our last time down there, good changes but we missed the old décor. The yard is so shaded and quiet. We sat outside a lot, maybe even more than we sat on the hot beach. We hope to be able to come back in the fall for fishing, and we def. plan to be back next summer. We have always raved to our friends about our little cottage at Holden Beach. The pier is one of our favorite spots, we love their hamburgers and fries. It has always been a favorite of the whole family. The AC works great so we could not ask for more as we usually get cranky if we don't have cool accomodations. We have had some less desirable experiences on our vacations at other places and hope that Pirate Lover never disappears off of VRBO again!!Thanks"
Guest: JJDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 15, 2015
"The house was nicely decorated and overall very comfortable with all the essentials of home. Everyone in our group shared mostly positive feedback about the house and we all agreed that we would recommend the rental to others. The best part of the house was the proximity to the beach access which was very close, and we also loved the beach views from the front deck which was a great place to relax and enjoy morning coffee. The owner allowed us to access the house an hour early so we appreciated him accommodating our request since we were traveling with pets and arrived sooner than expected.
The owner’s communication regarding check-in could have been better. The contract states that, “we will e-mail and call the lock box/key instructions the week prior to the rental date.” However, this did not happen. Once I finally spoke to the owner (the Friday before our Saturday check-in) the instructions were rather simple; however, it was a little frustrating and inconvenient that I had to reach-out to the owner to obtain the check-in instructions rather than him following the process as outlined in his own contract.
We did identify a few issues during our stay, including, 1) ceiling fan in one bedroom was not working; 2) slow drain in master bath sink; 3) glider on front deck broken; 4) numerous deck spindles loose/at least one missing; along with a few other minor maintenance items. We contacted the owner the day we arrived regarding the ceiling fan and his response was unexpected. Rather than apologizing for the inconvenience or offering a solution at that time, he instead exclaimed that the VRBO listing did not show ceiling fans as an amenity of the home and therefore he would not be replacing the fan if it was broken. I requested that he send someone out to take a look at the fan, and he said that it would not be until at least Monday since it was the weekend. He did call back and suggested that there may be a fan in the utility room that we could use in the meantime, but we were not able to locate one. Instead, we went to the local Walgreens and bought a fan for the couple to use in that room and then notified the owner to cancel the repair man request. Because of the owner’s surprising response regarding the broken ceiling fan, I was reluctant to contact him regarding any of the other issues noted.
Overall, everyone in our group had a GREAT time, we ENJOYED the home and its location, and we LOVED Holden Beach and all its local charm."
Guest: Tracy R.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"Seven prefect days and nights at Changes in Latitude. This was our first time staying here and we will definitely be back. The house has everything you need and it's close proximity to the beach is a definite plus. The pool was a great size and water temperature to relax in after a long day on the beach. There is absolutely nothing about Changes in Latitude that we would change."
Guest: Jenny H.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015