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Recent Surf City reviews
Awesome Family Vacation!
"This home is huge and accommodated 23 of us comfortably! Everyone had their own bedroom and bath which allowed privacy if you wanted to get away from all the commotion in the huge family room/kitchen/dining room that was the entire 4th floor. The kitchen was very well equipped. We cooked in every night and there was not one thing that we couldn't find the size of pan/bowls, etc. we needed! There was also many spices left behind and we actually would not have had to bring ours. It was a little difficult for the stand alone ice machine to keep up even with the ice maker in the refrigerator being used too. There is only one large refrigerator in the kitchen and a very small one on the 2nd floor and that was a problem at times but the 2 dishwashers, two sinks and all the rest were great!
The house was very clean! The trash was a little problem. Pickup is on Monday and we arrived on Saturday. All trash cans were full and at the end of the driveway. We had to just put our trash bags in the carport area till pick up on Monday. Then we brought all 5 of the huge receptacles up to the house and they smelled to bad we had to sit them out to the side of the house. When we needed to put a bag in them...it about gagged you to open the lid...we made the kids take the trash down! LOL I guess I would suggest cleaning the cans more often.
One issue that was a little bit of a problem was trying decide how to divide the cost. There is not floor plan on the website and even tho there is a detailed description, the cost of each bedroom varies greatly because of location, size and amenities. (if anyone wants to contact me for an explanation of how we did it...Lisa can give you my information). We actually adjusted some of the prices when we got there and saw the difference in the rooms. The other thing I will mention is linens. We purchased the package thru Lisa but it was NOT worth the cost. The bed linens were poor quality and there was one set of towels per person which was not enough without daily laundry. I would suggest taking your own since the cost is considerable!
The beach is across the street which was a concern because of the kids but we worked it all out. The beach is private and it was so nice to not have to worry about seeing your kids in a crowd like at Myrtle Beach. The beach was beautiful, the view from all the balconies were all fabulous.
Lisa was great to work with...we had a few safety issues that were handled immediately! I would rent this home again"
Guest: PatDate of Stay: June 2014Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
"I stayed here over a long spring weekend. The house is perfect! You really could not ask for a better home to rent in Surf City, unless your party is greater than 4. For those whose party is 4 or less, do not hesitate, grab this gem while you can! House is adorable, multi tiered deck and gazebo with million dollar views and location is unsurpassed, parking is awesome. Really, it doesn't get any better than this. Can't wait to go back, so please nurture this baby when you visit, as I want to experience this gem in the future!"
Guest: Barbara W.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
"My family of four rented this house for the week & had a wonderful, relaxing vacation. This was our first experience renting a beach house & we are so glad we chose this house! As soon as we walked in the door & up the stairs we saw the ocean! We could not believe how close we were. The kitchen/living room was open with views of the ocean. Made cooking dinner & cleaning dishes more enjoyable ;) Our kids stayed in the room with the bunk-beds & they loved it! The master bedroom was spacious with a nice balcony. We lucked out this trip because the fireworks show during July was cancelled due to bad weather. They happened to reschedule it during our stay. We were able to watch the fireworks right from that balcony! It made the trip extra special! One minor issue was a lack of paper towels/kitchen towels. The master bedroom also did not have toilet paper. But we called the owner & she told us where to find what we needed. The best part was just walking down the steps right to the beach! Overall we had an amazing vacation & are planning to return next year!"
Guest: JessicaDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
"This is the second year staying at Dakotah Dream and both stays have been awesome. The house is wonderful with lots of room and great for kids and teenagers with the back room offering them their own space. The beach is so close and not crowded that I didn't have to worry about my four year old getting lost in the crowd or run over in the waves. Love staying here and will be back."
Guest: RobynDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 25, 2014