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Tower Circle Motel

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46239 Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doesn't look like much on the outside but the rooms are newly remodeled and quite nice. Pet friendly and a quick walk to the beach. Only issues we had were the septic may need to be pumped (toilet was slow to flush) and the walls are kinda thin. All in all a great place for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at tower circle August 23 & 24 and it was the best two day vacation i ever experienced ,the rooms was very nice 6 & 7.Came down with my sister from Texas and other family members and we had the best time and the beach was just around the corner,we're going to be contacting the motel to book rooms... More 

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Northern Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Tower Circle in July 2015 for a week.. Its a quick walk to the ocean and some shops and restaurants. The room was attractive and comfortable and suited our needs perfectly. We parked in front of our unit. We received a pass to access the Avon Fishing pier for free and we certainly made use of... More 

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad we could accommodate your needs at Tower Circle and that you had such a good visit. As we have said before, Nancy is our super right hand lady and we certainly could not give the service that we do without her. We certainly hope you will come stay with us again and we look forward to... More 

Georgetown, Kentucky, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A great small motel. My room as all had been remodeled. I heard the owners were re doing the place as they can. No frills ,great price. I would love to see the outside and grounds re done to match the insides. My host Nancy was very good. Kinda centrally located. My neighbors were great as well!!!!! Nice porch to... More 

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your comments. We feel we have addressed a number of outside issues since our purchase in September 2012. There are still things that can be done, but remember it is an old motel that was built in the 1950's. We feel that is part of its charm. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I can not say enough good things about this motel and the people who run it. When prices at other local motels are thru the roof Tower Circle is affordable and pet friendly! Their rooms are adorable and well kept! Friendly repeat guest and friendly managers make a big difference! Love it love it!

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words because we strive to please our guests in the manner you have mentioned! We are privileged and proud of Nancy, who is our super lady who does it all. Thanks again for letting us serve you and look forward to your return visit. Gayle and Earl Johnson, Proprietors More 

Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Staying here in the off-season is kind of like camping. There are "no set office hours," but the owner leaves her cell phone number taped to the office door so you can check in. The room itself was small but serviceable, although the double bed was VERY noisy. TV was fine, never tried the wifi. Everything was clean.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

So glad that I trusted my instincts and bypassed the big chain hotels for this motel! The outside needs a little bit if a facelift, but the rooms are awesome and the location is fantastic! Can't wait to go back and stay longer!

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

So glad we could provide accommodations that were pleasing! Since our purchase of the motel in September 2012 and the remodeling in 2013, we have tried to keep our rooms very clean and to a bright, beachy atmosphere. Thanks for visiting and we look forward to your return visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My now fiance' and I stayed in room 2 ..I must admit when we pulled into the parking lot I wondered if I was going to be able to keep my flip flops on ....or take them off to swat bugs off our room walls. But when we went in our room it was NOT what I was expecting! It... More 

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review!!! We have tried hard to provide bright, beachy and very clean rooms for our guests. Glad we met your expectations. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

I was trying to find a place to stay for Mother's Day when I found this little motel. Gail, the owner, is absolutely a delight. She personally checked on us multiple times during our stay. The rooms are clean with nice features. The outside is plain and unassuming but don't let that make you think it isn't a nice place... More 

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Gayle J, Owner at Tower Circle Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind response and thank you very much for staying with us. We try to run a business that is deserving of your appreciation. We hope you will give us the opportunity to serve you again. More 

Sebring, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

From the outside, the Tower Circle Motel doesn't look like an enchanting accommodation, but once you step foot inside your newly-remodeled room, you won't want to leave. You can tell this establishment is old. But the renovations done to the rooms are outstanding. The furniture, paint, bathroom and carpet are brand new and very up-to-date. There is a nice refrigerator... More 

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