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Outer Banks Motel

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46577 Hwy 12 Buxton, NC 27920, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Outer Banks Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We started our search in this area for a pet friendly, near the water location. This motel fit both requirements. However, during the off-season the office is opened from 8 am - 7 pm; with no one on site or contact info (no phones in room) available after hours. We had issues while we were there with 3 males guests... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The motel is slightly outdated, but appeared to be VERY clean and neat. You could see the beach from our front deck, and it was a very short walk down onto the beach (a rarity on Cape Hatteras National Seashore) The family who runs the place are exceptionally nice and helpful - they are locals and the place has been... More 

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Venice, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Coming up from the south after dark and after using two ferry rides this was the first place we came to that had lights on. With no reservation and being off season check in was easy enough. No covered parking as they were in the middle of redoing the parking areas. Rooms were up stairs that were not to secure.... More 

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Dunn, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Whenever the wife and I are at OBX, which we visit 2x per year, we make every effort to stay here. The rates are great, the rooms are always clean, and the location is even better, especially if peace and quiet are what you are after. We definitely recommend this place for any OBX stay, be it a weekend or... More 

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New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Mrs. Carol, the owner/operator of this establishment, is by far the most unpleasant and unprofessional individual, that I have ever had the displeasure of dealing with. I tried canceling a reservation for one of the Tower Cottages, and Mrs. Carol was less than helpful, even though I was cancelling three weeks ahead of time. Although I was not informed of... More 

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Dover, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stayed the first week of off season in August. It was very affordable and we had a stove, microwave and fridge to make meals. Located in a quiet town - Buxton. Right on the beach. My husband and I walked the beach every night and morning. Fattys icecream is right across the street. YUM! and the kayack tours are... More 

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Conyers, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We have started the last three years at this motel. It is older, but the price is great. The staff is nice. This year our cabin was so close to the ocean - you can almost touch the waves. We had an air conditioning issue... Let mgmt know and when we came back to the room... There was a window... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our room's (5) a/c was off when we arrived, and it was 84 degrees when we got in there. We were told to park "under" the building with our corresponding room number. If we had been able to squeeze between the other cars, there was a few inches of sand in there, that I wasn't comfortable with trying to put... More 

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My GF and I just returned from 3 nights staying at the Outer Banks Motel in Buxton. We arrived on Fri morning just around noon and were able to get into our room right away. We were given room 102 which had a partial ocean view from the screened porch. Everything at check-in was as expected and we had no... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The gentlemen in the review is right...rude staff that blame you for any problems. The extra fee for credit card is ridiculous for the over- priced motel. A/C does not work. They bring a window unit that does not work either. Blinds so old they don't close so no privacy. Beach access is great and they do have hot water,... More 

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