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Cape Hatteras Motel

46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i hesitate to write a review because this place is still unspoiled. We were able to walk for miles, exploring, gathering shells, and enjoying the waves and healing salt air. If you want the ocean, you will love this location. Evidently the folks who stay at this location feel the same way I do. It was quiet, and I was... More

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan was to only spend one night but ended up staying 2 nights ! Right on the ocean!! The first night was with the Ocean view ....Right out the front door ! Second night we changed rooms ( last minute we stayed an extra night ) We stayed on the other side of the road . Nice big rooms kitchen,... More

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King, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to The Outer Banks. We looked for a place to stay for myself, my husband and our 3 children. I had heard all the motels/hotels there were outdated and kind of "smelly". However, Cape Hatteras Motel was a little of both but it didn't discourage us at all. We had a great stay and the... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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205 reviews 205 reviews
20 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay here for our first visit to the Outer Banks, avoiding the more commercialized communities further north. The location here can't be beat as other reviewers have said, at the edge of town with miles of undeveloped National Seashore to the north. The main buildings are set right at the water's edge, with photos of past flood... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I am reviewing this nearly a year after my stay (!!) BUT, I was logged into trip advisor for another reason and wanted to add another glowing review for the Cape Hatteras Motel. I can never say enough good things about this place. The staff is wonderful and the hotel is right on the most lovely beaches in the world.... More

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed in an oceanfront room in building D. Our first room was on the top floor. Great! But the people next door were smokers and we are not. The rooms are all non-smoking but the porches are not. Their smoke would come into our room. We could not enjoy the porch so I explained the situation to the office... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spent four nights here w/ my wife and three small kids ages 5, 3 and 6 mos. This is as oceanside as it gets with high tide sometimes bringing water underneath the raised townhome over the front stoop (which is backside of the ocean). Bedrooms on second floor w/ divided balcony overlooking the ocean and living room/kitchen on third floor... More

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I spent two nights at this hotel and overall it was wonderful. I would give the place five stars if they hadn't started moving sand around at 7:30am the first morning we were there. This beach is absolutely beautiful, though...if you get a chance don't miss it...nice restaurant with espresso right across the street...very nice food too.

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Richmond, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I came down for the weekend and decided that this will be our go to spot for weekend beach trips. The rooms are large albeit plain with comfortable beds, fridge, and microwave. The bathroom was huge and appeared to be recently remodeled. I loved the fact that we could walk out of our door and see the... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Spent a few days here for a brief getaway. The room was excellent (and clean). The view was breath-taking (especially at sunrise). The beach was close enough that you could literally toss a stone into it from your door. Additionally, the motel is the last building on the north side of Buxton which means you have several miles of beach... More

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Address: 46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
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Cape Hatteras Hotel
Cape Hatteras Motel Hatteras Island, NC - Buxton

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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 
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