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Hatteras Island Inn Buxton

46745 NC Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920 (Formerly Comfort Inn )
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Elkton, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Hatteras Island Inn. It was everything that we needed for a fun last minute getaway. The room wasn't spotless but it was clean enough. I'll get the bad out of the way first - the lamp by the bed was a little dusty and had a cob web to the wall, the front of... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here because we could not get a room in Ocracoke because of the Ocrafolk festival. We knew that the Hatteras lighthouse was here but did not realize how run-down Buxton is. This was probably not the worst hotel there, but the fabric was peeling off the chair seats and I found a piece of peanut on one of... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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167 reviews 167 reviews
21 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After pricing the other places on Hatteras further down the island we decided on this place and glad we did. We sat out by the pool with a bottle of wine and watched the sun set and then walked over to the beach which was about 100 yards. The light house is just a short drive down the road. The... More 

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely old hotel and reminded me of hotels in the 1960s. The room smelled musky. The rooms were not very clean and neither was the bathroom. Lamps had rust on them. Mattresses are uncomfortable. The beach is 6 houses away from the hotel. Don't believe the reviews that state you can walk to the lighthouse. Only two locations were within... More 

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Winston Salem, NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The inn has modern amenities wrapped in a modest package of ordinary. The hotel is clean, beds are acceptably comfortable. The TV turns on, the AC is acceptably quiet and cooling. Beyond that? The shower features hot and cold water. The bathroom is clean. Beyond that? It is the most modern looking inn in Buxton, a neat community on NC's... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My son and I went to Buxton on 5/20/15 on short notice to fish at the point. He made a big mistake by reserving a shared room for us at The Falcon which in across Highway 12 from Hatteras Island Inn. Neither of us had ever stayed at Falcon before. The place was a total mess - completely run down,... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as a group and was pleasantly surprised. The rooms had been upgraded the previous year and everything was nice. When visiting the area most folks need to understand there is no Hilton nearby. Most everything has some age to it. This inn is no exception. I found it to be clean well staffed and within walking distance... More 

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Narooma
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111 reviews 111 reviews
23 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

After being held up for 3 hours at the ferry from Okracoke because it ran aground we arrived very late. The welcome was warm and friendly and the room was comfortable with the biggest bathroom ever seen in a motel. No breakfast was provided but with the excellent Diamond Shoals Restaurant only a short walk away this wasn't an issue.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

When I first checked in I was not happy with the room, Light bulb was out in lamp, tear in chair, room was small. I asked to be moved to a room on second floor and was accommodated. The area is beautiful with plenty to keep us busy. If you want to save this place is ideal just don't expect... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed one night over a weekend in early March. We were given a room that had no hot water and a broken bed but once we contacted the office they moved us to another room immediately. The room was clean the beds were comfortable. What else do you need? Their dryer for guests was broken but they let us dry... More 

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