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Cape Hatteras Motel

46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    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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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay in Buxton, NC. On the Ocean front, rocking chairs, no frills but clean. The lady that checked us in was A+ in service. She gave me a run down of each room available and let me decide which one I wanted. Beautiful view. It's not a fancy place, but it was nice. I... More

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Indiana
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33 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed early Sept. We had to bump up our accommodations a day early and they we're very helpful and even upgraded us to a master suite for a few extra $ - a nice surprise. The location/views are hard to beat. Hearing the waves crash while you sleep is as good as it gets. Enjoyed a long evening on the... More

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North Canton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here the second week of September and loved it. Our room was clean and quite spacious. The view from the balcony actually brought tears to my eyes -- gorgeous! Although the motel is a no-frills kind of place, it has everything necessary for a relaxing and comfortable stay. We will definitely be returning.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the week of labor day....location is awesome. ....we stayed across the road next to the pool.....worked well for us with two children.....we had a kitchenette....which we used.....a definite plus......I think the only thing I would like would be queen beds with a full or single in each room......but again.....no complaints. ....loved the location! ...

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Wonderful motel right on the sand, literally a stone's throw from the sea. With a location like this, it makes no sense to roll up in the evening and leave first thing in the morning - the beauty of this place is being on the beach and having close proximity to the sea. We DID show up late and planned... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We gave Cape Hatteras Motel 5 stars because of the amazing location and the wonderful time we had. The accommodation itself is quite basic, although very clean and comfortable. We had a townhouse with bedrooms on the 1st floor and open plan kitchen living room on the 2nd. The bedrooms were fine, comfy beds, clean bathrooms and good showers Upstairs,... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It is right on the beach and has the rustic beach look but the rooms are kept clean. You are pretty much guaranteed to see dolphins everywhere from your balcony. We were lucky enough to also watch two whales from ours. We had a fridge in our room which was nice. Important tip: most everything in town closes at 9pm.... More

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Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Simple motel, right on the beach. Great view right from your own private deck. Maybe not the newest or cleanest but can't beat running right from your room into the ocean. Outdoor shower to rinse off. We had lower level room facing ocean and I thought our view would be blocked by the dunes but no; we had a clear... More

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Lincolnshire UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed for 9 days in August. Accommodation is simple but spotlessly clean. Comfy king-size bed, efficient hot shower. Cleaned daily with towel changes. What sets this accommodation apart is it's oceanside location. Just walk down the stairs and you are on the beach. Rocking chairs on the deck to enjoy early morning tea and the fabulous OBX sunrise and... More

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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed here Aug 1-6th and had a 2 bedroom oceanfront suite. This place was great! We are a family of 5 and had plenty of room & the kitchen was stocked with everything you could want and more. Staff was friendly and helpful, my youngest was super excited about the ice cream shop next to the motel office. There... More

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Additional Information about Cape Hatteras Motel

Address: 46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 39
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