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Somerville, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I'm 59 years old and my first trip to this motel was when I was 2. It's changed a lot since the old days because of devastating nor'easters. The cottage we used to stay in is now 50 feet beyond the breakers. But the Dillons (owners) have done a remarkable job remaking this wonderful place after every natural impact (i.e.,...

1Thank bick136
Gloucester, Virginia
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at the Outer banks motel more than a dozen times. We have stayed in the oceanfront cottages, 1 bedroom cottage as well as regular hotel room. They have always been very clean and comfortable. This place has old school decor. We don't spend alot of time in the room as we our enjoying the beach. The staff...

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My family and I had to pack ourselves and our toddler up at 10pm at night after several three inch long cockroaches came out from under the doors, cabinets, and one even fell from the ceiling, which was the final straw. The nightmare began with a huge black spider in the bathtub when I went to give my daughter a...

4Thank elsie1181
Waterloo, Iowa
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Loved the décor in the ocean front cabin we stayed in but there were lots of minor things that add up to just average review. Two outlets did not work and outside porch light. Windows hard to open and would not stay open. No ice machine, have to go to office every time and they filled your bucket. Thin walls,...

1Thank Kimberly P
Medina, Ohio
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Is it possible to be TOO CLOSE to the ocean? Perhaps in a hurricane. This might qualify. We were in 109, ocean front and it sounded like the waves were ready to come right on in. It was pretty windy one night and the deck chair flew off! That said, everything was great. Friendly staff, peaceful, helpful. Room is pretty,...

Thank CayceCleveland_Ohio
Linesville, Pa
Reviewed 3 April 2016

You won't find another decently priced place to stay on the banks that is closer to the water. We stayed in #108 and at high tide the water was literally 40' from the porch. The room is what you'd expect from a cottage type setting. Somewhat updated and some not. Nice modern kitchen with a small living room. Beds were...

Thank Tim K
Pollocksville, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We go to the Outer Banks as often as we can. This was our first time staying at the Outer Banks Motel and it will not be our last. We stayed in Cottage 107. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed, the cottage was spotless. After reading some of the reviews I was concerned about cleanliness but I...

Thank amandaphoward
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Fishing trip with friends .We stayed in a room right on the beach. Wonderful view from the porch.The room and kitchen facilities were very clean. We were able to step right out onto the beach and fish. The location is near two well stocked tackle shops and the Lighthouse. We had a very enjoyable stay.

Thank Herbert S
Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Really disappointed in the level of service by this motel. The room was dirty and we found small bugs in the mattress. I just wanted to enjoy the weekend with my husband but the poor motel and customer service ruined our trip. I will not be recommending this motel to friends.

2Thank wisetraveller168
Angier, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 October 2015

If you want a no frills place to stay that is right on the beach, this might be for you. This is obviously an older motel, and there is nothing fancy about the rooms. But it was clean, the beds were comfortable, the owners friendly, and the price wasn't too bad. I paid for the first night with a credit...

Thank Delphine C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Outer Banks Motel

Address: 46577 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range: $113 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Outer Banks Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Use the website to access in rooms and views. Please note, our room had newer furniture than in the pictures on website.”
 of 5 bubbles KatieV68, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a room away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles 611tammyf, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“book well in Advance”
 of 5 bubbles I3215HQmarkh, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just ask the front desk (who will answer when you call). They know each of the rooms quite well and will recommend the best.”
 of 5 bubbles bick136, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 109 is right on the beach at the end...a few stairs up (not good for handicapped).”
 of 5 bubbles CayceCleveland_Ohio, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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