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Cape Hatteras Motel

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is now are 4th trip to Buxton, and this motel. We have such a great time here, that nothing compares to it. This time we came with friends, it was the first time for them. The beach, pool and hot tub are exactly what we needed. The motel worked out perfect, they all loved it. We fished, rented a...

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

Thanks for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Large rooms, friendly staff that were quick to accomodate us when our tv acted up and also when we needed extra towels and toilet paper. The bayside room was perfect for us and another couple; each couple had their own room with a full-size bed and a twin-size bed. Both rooms had plenty of outlets, drawers for clothing with a...

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

Thank you for the review. We do try to fix issues quickly - so if you were out our maintence man would do his best to resolve the problem for you. Not sure what the pungent odor was - we'll look into it. Hope to see you again.

Charlestown, Indiana
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a Hilton or Double Tree experience- they're up the road. If you want to be 20 feet from the ocean and hear the roar of the waves... This is it. The hotel was built in 1949 and last renovated in 2005- so 11 years since its last renovation shows... But that's what makes this a great...

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

Thanks for staying with us and for the review. Look forward to hosting you again soon.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We loved our 2 bedroom suite right on the ocean. The suite was very clean and smelled good. Very simple but solid hotel. We enjoyed the rocking chairs on the porch as well as the super easy beach access. The place reminded me of simpler times, sorry to sound cheesy.

1Thank StephanieAustin85
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Cape Hatteras Motel early July (as part of a planned Road Trip around NC, Virginia and Tennessee this summer. We arrived at the Motel before check in time .. but we're given the keys straight away .. no hassle at all. We were lucky enough to get an Ocean view room .. very rustic .. right...

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

Thanks for your review. You really got a lot out of your time at the beach. Hope you'll be back soon!

Montgomery, Illinois
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Definitely a more simple, older hotel.but WOW! On their beautiful, clean beach views literally steps out the door- AND you can open your windows and hear the waves all day and night.glimpses of the sound side and full on Atlantic.we went right after the storm, they were doing clean up, but working hard to fix it back up! We selected...

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

Thank you for staying with us! We hope you'll be back soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 1 night and definitely impressed. Now keep in mind that this is an older hotel family run business so it's not the Ritz or W but they do a wonderful job. The owner called the day before our stay to tell us that they had some sand and some repairs that neened to be...

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

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the view. Thank you for your understanding about the storm!

comanche, oklahoma
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Spent most of our time on the beach. Early for the sunrise, late for the sunset, and then waiting on the high tide late at night. Not crowded and space for everyone. Nice beach and the room was right there. Liked the ease of location of beach to room. A brief shower didn't deter us because one building was up...

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

Thank you for your review. The porches are great when we have "liquid sunshine." We look forward to hosting you again!

Fremont, Michigan
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed here last October and absolutely fell in love. We could have sat in the rockers on the deck/porch and never moved. Are the rooms perfectly modern? No, however they supplied exactly what we needed. They were clean, everything worked fine and the view & sound were to die for. We are actually headed back down for 5 nights...

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

We thank you for your review and your insights into what we offer. We always strive for improvements where needed, but always want to true be true to the Harteras vibe. Look forward to seeing you soon!

Columbia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed here for our first visit to OBX in July 2015 and we returned this July. We recommend this Motel not only for the location right on the beach and ocean but also for the pleasant staff and clean town home. Yes, the rooms have a retro appearance but remodeling for the sake of remodeling is a waste of...

1Thank BB1053
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your comments and your perspective. An outlook like yours is refreshing. We will continue to work on upgrades because they are always needed. We are pleased to know there are guests, like you, who accept exactly what we offer and who we are, and you enjoy your vacation as a result. We hope...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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: ₹ 11,548 - ₹ 17,581 (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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Cape Hatteras Hotel
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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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