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Outer Banks Motel

Expedia.comUSD 300*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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.

3Thank 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
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

It's been over 25 years since we vacationed in OBX and we are so happy that we stayed in this motel. We stayed in room #109 which is right on the water and is actually a motel room. It was very clean and had two large beds, a nice sized refrigerator freezer and microwave. Each day our beds were made...

Thank Gail M
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I have stayed here several times over the years. The motel has recently updated all rooms to queen beds. Everything was clean and in working order. One thing I never see in reviews is information about odors in the rooms. I can tell you that these rooms do not have the musty smell you get in some places. I just...

1Thank outbackpaul
Reviewed 4 October 2015

So the selling point of this place is it's location to the beach, your on it! But that said your also right on top of your neighbor too since the beach front is pretty shallow to the rooms. We had children and their were others drinking and smoking on the beach near us so that was a turn off. The...

1Thank Sweetchic
Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 25 September 2015

When you stay in a hotel at The Outer Banks of North Carolina, your expectations need to match the lifestyle. The Outer Banks Motel embodies that unique, relaxed way of living. I stayed in an efficiency one row back from the breaking surf of high tide. That's right, you really are almost in the ocean due the constant beach erosion....

1Thank newt239

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $157 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Outer Banks Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Some units have a LOT of steps to reach the room. Ocean front cottages are ground level if steps are a concern for you.”
TJCaudill, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“We had cabin 2 and loved it, a bit of a view fro. 3 spots a d only a couple minutes away from the Ocean!”
sillybirdz, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Use the website to access in rooms and views. Please note, our room had newer furniture than in the pictures on website.”
KatieV68, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a room away from the pool”
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