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Trappe, Maryland
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband & I have been staying here for years when just the two of us come down to the OBX. We've stayed here before the renovations were done & it was always clean. We love it more with the renovations done. The staff is always nice & helpful. Highly recommend this nice little spot!

Thank Lovelife1978
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

As always, we certainly appreciate your kind words and your patronage. We try to provide a facility that is neat and clean and are happy that you find Tower Circle suitable for your needs. Thanks again and hope you will continue to return!

Bealeton, Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with my family, it is a quiet motel, short walk down either street to two different beaches. The outside of the motel kinda shows its age but the insides are all remodeled and updated. A/c is by a window unit that may be a little underpowered for the larger rooms but that is one of...

Thank Kevin Z
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us at Tower Circle. We appreciate your comments and will reassess the a/c unit in the room you were in. We hope you will consider us if you plan a return visit. Earl and Gayle Johnson

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Clean, comfortable, and affordable - We've been going to Hatteras for decades, usually for week-long vacations with the family, but occasionally for weekend getaways at other motels. This is by far the best deal we've ever had for a weekend. The hostess was cheerful and accommodating, and our stay was great good fun. The motel is a couple of streets...

1Thank Sidhean
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting Tower Circle and for your comments. We aim to provide a clean, comfortable accommodation for a reasonable price and are pleased we could serve you. We feel grateful to have Nancy working with us to provide these services. She is A # 1 in our book. Look forward to your staying with us again. Earl...

Reviewed 19 August 2015

Doesn't look like much on the outside but the rooms are newly remodeled and quite nice. Pet friendly and a quick walk to the beach. Only issues we had were the septic may need to be pumped (toilet was slow to flush) and the walls are kinda thin. All in all a great place for the price.

Thank goblue821
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your stay at Tower Circle Motel. We will look into the situations you mentioned in your review. We do appreciate your staying with us and look forward to serving you again. Gayle and Earl Johnson, Proprietors

Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stayed at tower circle August 23 & 24 and it was the best two day vacation i ever experienced ,the rooms was very nice 6 & 7.Came down with my sister from Texas and other family members and we had the best time and the beach was just around the corner,we're going to be contacting the motel to book rooms...

3Thank Elma M
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We are excited that you were so pleased with your accommodations with Tower Circle Motel and with your stay on Hatteras Island. We strive to receive these kinds of reviews. Nancy is the key to our motel's success and we appreciate her more than anyone would ever believe. Thanks again for choosing Tower Circle and we look forward to serving...

Northern Virginia
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We stayed at the Tower Circle in July 2015 for a week.. Its a quick walk to the ocean and some shops and restaurants. The room was attractive and comfortable and suited our needs perfectly. We parked in front of our unit. We received a pass to access the Avon Fishing pier for free and we certainly made use of...

2Thank 51elvis
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad we could accommodate your needs at Tower Circle and that you had such a good visit. As we have said before, Nancy is our super right hand lady and we certainly could not give the service that we do without her. We certainly hope you will come stay with us again and we look forward to...

Marianna, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2015

A great small motel. My room as all had been remodeled. I heard the owners were re doing the place as they can. No frills ,great price. I would love to see the outside and grounds re done to match the insides. My host Nancy was very good. Kinda centrally located. My neighbors were great as well!!!!! Nice porch to...

2Thank colatech
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your comments. We feel we have addressed a number of outside issues since our purchase in September 2012. There are still things that can be done, but remember it is an old motel that was built in the 1950's. We feel that is part of its charm. Thanks...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I can not say enough good things about this motel and the people who run it. When prices at other local motels are thru the roof Tower Circle is affordable and pet friendly! Their rooms are adorable and well kept! Friendly repeat guest and friendly managers make a big difference! Love it love it!

1Thank mamaspaid
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words because we strive to please our guests in the manner you have mentioned! We are privileged and proud of Nancy, who is our super lady who does it all. Thanks again for letting us serve you and look forward to your return visit. Gayle and Earl Johnson, Proprietors

Apex, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Staying here in the off-season is kind of like camping. There are "no set office hours," but the owner leaves her cell phone number taped to the office door so you can check in. The room itself was small but serviceable, although the double bed was VERY noisy. TV was fine, never tried the wifi. Everything was clean.

1Thank sundogcomm
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2014

So glad that I trusted my instincts and bypassed the big chain hotels for this motel! The outside needs a little bit if a facelift, but the rooms are awesome and the location is fantastic! Can't wait to go back and stay longer!

3Thank Brenda H
Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

So glad we could provide accommodations that were pleasing! Since our purchase of the motel in September 2012 and the remodeling in 2013, we have tried to keep our rooms very clean and to a bright, beachy atmosphere. Thanks for visiting and we look forward to your return visit!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tower Circle is a small business operation with all 8 rooms remodeled in 2013. Four of our rooms have a small kitchen area. We are pet friendly for an additional $5 a day fee per pet. We are a few minutes walk to the beach which is great for sunbathing, swimming, fishing, surfing and other beach activities. Sit on our porch and watch the beacon of the Cape Hatteras lighthouse in the evenings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tower Circle Motel

Address: 46239 Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tower Circle Hotel Buxton
Tower Circle Motel Buxton, Hatteras Island
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“Rooms on the side with the office have a great view of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse beam at night.”
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