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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

My mom & I are taking a cross country road trip from Santa Monica to DC & planned our last night to stay at this motel. My mom and dad stayed here 3 years ago upon receiving a recommendation from locals & LOVED it!! However, we checked in this afternoon & found our room to have a rusty refrigerator, very...

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

We are very sorry about this guest's experience. This is not a chain motel and so yes, during the off-season we do have a smaller staff and we all pitch in and do whatever we can to assist our guests. As the owner I am always either on the premises or just a few minutes drive away, and I encourage...

Green,OH
Reviewed 2 November 2015

My wife and I took a chance on this place last year after renting a beach house in Buxton and loving the area and the extra clean ocean water compared to the more northern beaches of Kitty Hawk and Duck, where we have gone to for many years with our family and relatives. Last year we wanted to go just...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review. We will surely pass on your compliments to Arthur -- we think he is great as well. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We love the Outer Banks and the Cape Hatteras Motel. The staff is very friendly and if you ask them, they will suggest different things to explore while on the island. We stayed in an ocean front townhouse and it was equipped with everything you need. Refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee pot, plates, utensils, cooking ware, A/C ,TV, etc...They have a...

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

We appreciate your review and are glad that you have enjoyed our hospitality over the years. We look forward to serving you again soon!

Mpls
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Thus place was weathered from the wind, water and salt and was beautiful. The sound of the ocean was constant and fierce. To the north there was mikes of open beach, to the south were other motels and pizza places, beach shops, a grocery store and an excelent book shop. We stayed in an efficiency so there was a kitchen....

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. It is especially gratifying when we know we have met a guest's expectations. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

Courtland
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely fell in love with this place. The view is amazing. The rooms were clean and the bed was comfy. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We definitely will be coming back. It's just a great atmosphere. We love the Buxton area! It was our first time in the area!

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

We are so happy to know you loved the area and the Cape Hatteras Motel. We look forward to hosting you again soon!

Sumter, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2015

All rooms are oceanfront so every time you step out your door...there it is...the beautiful ocean. A great way to enjoy your coffee and watch a sunrise, or enjoy the evenings with a glass of wine. We will be back!

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

Thank you for your comments. Glad to know you will be coming back and we will look forward to hosting you!

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 October 2015

My only real complaint about this motel is that its photo on the web page is waaay out of date. The photo shows a walkway over dunes to a nearby beach. In actuality, the dunes and walkway have been gone for years. Instead, in heavy high tide, the ocean laps at the pylons holding up the motel. I loved it,...

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

Thank you for your comments. Coming two days after hurricane, or any major storm, is always a challenge. While we have a tremendous location it does mean that after a storm there will be tons of sand fro the over wash and it takes days to be removed. We work as quickly as possible to bring things back to normal,...

Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We had a suite in ocean side Building B that was very pleasant and clean. During high tide the waves do lap under the building and at times do flood the parking lot. The office is across the street and at times were told to park across the street to avoid flooding (there was a tropical storm off shore). But...

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

Thank you for your kind words. All rooms should come with a hair dryer - sorry that wasn't the case for you but we do work hard to remedy anything that isn't right. The over wash is a constant battle but we've made it four decades and plan to continue. We look forward to your next visit!

Puyallup, WA
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I'll get the good part over first, the place is about as close to the water as you can get so the sound of the waves is wonderful. And if a storm is going on the water runs under the building and floods the parking lot and you'll likely be told to park across the street and drag luggage over...

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

We are sorry this guest had a poor stay as we coped with extremely difficult circumstances of a major coastal storm. Our guests love the proximity to the beach, but storms push the beach across the highway and it is impossible (not to mention unsafe) to park in the regular lot. A week of strong NE winds created a lot...

Clarksburg, WV, USA
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

We spent 3 days at Cape Hatteras Motel. It was wonderful. The rooms were extremely clean the rooms were bright & sunny. The beach side room was beautiful. We watched the sunrise on our deck every morning. The beach was very clean. I am so sorry they have had a really bad week of the recent nor'easter.

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Good weather always cheers people, and we certainly appreciate your thoughts regarding the nor'easter and now impending hurricane. We look forward to serving you again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $162 - $362 (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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“All rooms are within walking distance to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles CandaceM619, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“At least in the off season there aren't many other guests to disturb you.”
 of 5 bubbles teresamY4750SR, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor in building A or B”
 of 5 bubbles RogerC149, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best stay on the Cape, close to restaurants and activities. Quiet and quaint! Loved every room I've stayed in 208 had all we needed!”
 of 5 bubbles KQD56, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All oceanfront rooms face the ocean. Separate set of rooms across the street that you would have to cross the street to get to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles najbrock, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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