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Cape Hatteras Motel

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46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Cape Hatteras Motel for three days in August 2015. It was one of the most amazing trips of my life. The place is just right next to the ocean and you see and hear the ocean waves from your room window. There is nothing more relaxing in the world than sleeping with the sound of the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about my stay at this motel was perfect. The rooms are picturesque and cozy, as if you are staying at your own beach house. The pastel and beach-themed decor are beautiful. The rooms are also incredibly clean and organized. The beds are big and comfortable. The bathroom and shower are spacious. They also offer free wifi in the rooms.... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful recommendation! We will continue to work very hard to exceed everyone's expectations -- soundside or oceanfront! Everyone has a favorite. We look forward to serving you again. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked an "ocean view" room for my 11th wedding anniversary. Literally the only thing I cared about was that I would have a nice, peaceful, and private deck balcony outside my room. Unfortunately, there are only about 5 or 6 of those rooms. I was in "Building D", which looks like it was built when the owners realized they... More 

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

Obviously it is difficult to respond to a review of this kind, when clearly our guest was disappointed. I would like to address some specifics. Every building on the oceanfront is different and has a different kind of layout. We find most guests appreciate the variety as it works for many different size vacationing groups and families. The rooms in... More 

Tully, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent only one night here while we were waiting for our house rental to become available. Our suite was on the sound side, which is my fault for not understanding what that meant - I thought it was a sound side VIEW. It was actually across the street from the ocean. I would say the rooms were sparse and... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. You make a good point about being very clear on the difference between oceanfront and soundside, especially for folks who are not familiar with the island. We will take your suggestions for updating to heart. Hopefully this winter will be kinder to us than last year and we can focus on our rooms a bit more... More 

Winter Garden, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking to get away from everyday worries, crowds, noise, and a place to spend quality time with your family, this is the place to do it! The Cape Hatteras Motel offers beautiful views of the ocean and amazing sunrises! The rooms are about as close to the ocean as you can get and that location is what... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. We're pleased you enjoyed your vacation -- we try to insure that we give our guests a great stay while you enjoy our wonderful beaches and views. See you next visit! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place! Right on the ocean! Friendly staff! We stayed in a suite so we had to go to the office to get our own towels replenished! No maid service! Not a huge deal just different 😊 we plan to visit again

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay and especially glad you will be back. We have found over many years that our suite guests (those in rooms with kitchens) prefer not to have the housekeepers in their rooms on a daily basis so that is our procedure. But you can always ask us at the office for services at any time.... More 

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at Lighthouse Motel and Outer Banks Motel and thought we would give Cape Hatteras Motel a try. The host were friendly and helpful. The room had a great view. Room 312 needs to be rehab'd. The fridge had no door on the little freezer so the freezer was useless. The fridge and microwave were rusted. The lamps... More 

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

We are pleased you decided to give us a try. We are sorry that we failed to provide you with the kind of amenities in the room you should have expected and that you felt the room was musty. We have made a note of the issues you highlighted in your room and will work to bring it up to... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights. It was good for the price. The ocean is about as close as you can get. There seemed to be a lot of families there. If you walk down the beach a 1/8 mile there is not many people and it is very relaxing. This place is close to a lot of restaurants. Inside was... More 

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again soon. More 

York PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the efficiency/2 bedroom rooms across the street. Not a bad walk to the beach at all. Still very convenient. These rooms are dated but are definitely worth the price. Full kitchen and plenty of space to cook and prepare full meals. Living room big enough for 6 people to sit comfortably. 20 yard walk to the pool... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hope to see you again soon:) More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We spent three nights here this week and really enjoyed it. The room was clean and cozy. My daughters really enjoyed playing in the pool. The sound of the waves were so loud at night that you think it's rating so we all slept so good. We will see you guys next year.

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again soon:) More 

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