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Cape Hatteras Motel

12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Ask for an ocean view!!! You will not be disappointed. The motel is older but clean. A great value. Nothing fancy but the beds are comfy and bedding is updated. Big screen TV, too. Miles of beach out the front door. Great rockers on the deck, too. Think Beach and beach and more beach. Suggest you bring beach chairs since...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again soon!

Morganton, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I truly enjoyed our stay at the motel. The rooms are exceptionally clean. I loved listening to the sound of the waves at night. We sat in the rocking chairs on the balcony watching the dolphins. I can't wait to return!!!

Thank Maria S
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to your next visit. And thank you for mentioning cleanliness - that's extremely important to us!

The Colony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is just unbeatable...SO close to the water and every room faces ocean front. Very roomy accommodations, complete kitchen, two rocking chairs assigned to each room outside your door. If you have mobility issues with stairs, this may not be the place for you (no elevator), but otherwise it's the perfect spot to watch surfers and shore fisherfolk from...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. We are very sorry for the forgotten items - we're new training staff for the summer so there's a bit of a learning curve. We're working on it. Appreciate your understanding and hope to see you again soon. PS: we're working on room refreshing as we can too!

Warsaw, Virginia
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had an absolutely enjoyable time staying at the Beautiful Cape Hatteras Motel! The scenery was breathtaking and we fell asleep to the sound of the Ocean waves every night! The room was clean, convenient to everything and we look foreward ot coming back next year!

2Thank Jane S
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to hosting you again!

Kingsport, Tennessee
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Husband made the reservation because of the location of the motel. He wanted something close to the beach and he got it! This motel is the last thing as you leave Buxton heading north or the first thing coming south. Hurricane Sandy in 2012 took out the road and most of the beach immediately north of this motel. Very nice...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Yes, it is would be difficult to get any closer to the ocean! Hope to see you again soon.

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We are always looking for off-the-path places to stay that are privately owned rather than chains owned by corporations. Owners and staff extremely welcoming and wonderful. Rented an efficiency ocean-side for a week. It was perfect! Clean, quiet and comfortable. Free, off-street parking. Onsite laundry. Free internet and wi-fi. No pets,no smoking, perfect! If you are looking for a relaxed,...

1Thank kayb49825
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Hope you'll visit with us again soon!

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

2nd stay here and wouldn't go anywhere else! Yes, it is a weathered motel, it's not the Ritz, but you can not beat the views anywhere! I called to book and got a way better price than online. It is the last building heading north so there are no building past it making for a beautiful beach view for photos...

2Thank Jessica M
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon.

Galesburg, Illinois
Reviewed 16 April 2017

we just found this place by chance. Soooo glad we did. Super friendly staff, very clean. The greatest views with a most relaxing atmosphere. We enjoyed it so much we booked the same room again for this yr before we left last year. Hope to enjoy it for many years to come. R & S Gaines

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope to see you again soon!

Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Sun rises are amazing! SO CLOSE to the water, I did not want to leave. Staff was very friendly and accommodating....Room and Bathroom were clean, bed was very comfortable...These are not Hyatt Regency rooms and the owners don't advertise it as such. I don't understand the negative reviews, this place is amazing!!

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Thank you for for your review! We hope to see you again soon.

Corapeake, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Cape Hatteras Motel is situated perfectly on the sand, a few steps from the room door to the surf. The rooms are spotlessly clean and comfortable. The decks are amazingly close to the water making this perfect for beach lovers to watch the waves and the gulls and to listen to the surf. And so many shells make this...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to your next visit!

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Hatteras Motel is located on the oceanfront in Buxton North Carolina. We are located about a mile down the beach from the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The motel is bordered by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Atlantic Ocean. The motel has a fresh water pool with a hot tub. When conditions are safe, our beach is great for swimming and surfing. It is also one of the best places in the country to surf fish. We are about ten miles from the marinas at Hatteras Inlet. Boats out of Hatteras have the shortest run to the gulf stream north of Florida. There is also a fishing pier five miles north of Cape Hatteras Motel. We offer oceanfront rooms with either one king or two queen beds. We also offer two bedroom suites, complete with full kitchens.These units are complete with linens and dishes. All units have access to free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs and air conditioning. Whether you are coming to Cape Hatteras to surf or kite board, windsurf or fish, or maybe to just walk our miles of National Seashore beaches; the Cape Hatteras Motel is the place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Hatteras Motel

Address: 46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range: $239 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cape Hatteras Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“ask for beachfront if you want it - also the stairs to upper floors are steep so ask for lower level if you can't do the stairs.”
EastTNTraveler, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-front is definitely the best!”
kayb49825, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“book early”
RSGaines, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a room Oceanside for a real Outer Banks experience; you can watch the waves and hear the surf from your room.”
swamplady, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 310 or 312 are perfect - the best...!!”
  • Standing inside the room, this is the view...... heaven on earth for me :)
Sofisticat, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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