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Falcon Motel

46854 Highway NC 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920 (Formerly Falcon Motel)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cumberland, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With few other options in the area, the price of the Falcon appealed to us so we booked it for two nights in August 2014. Upon arrival, we knew instantaneously that "you get what you pay for." After checking in, we received our keys and proceeded straight to our room. As soon as we entered the room, we, and I... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything I read about this hotel was misleading. If it's been updated I would hate to see what it looked like before. Old. Run down. Nothing appealing about it. So disappointed. Don't waste your money.

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Dave D, Manager at Falcon Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Lynnette! I am sorry your stay was not what you were expecting at the Falcon Motel. As you read other travelers commenting concerning the renovations many of them pointed out that this was a room to room process and the room that you had stayed in (2 doubles) have not gone under renovations. Thus the reason why these are... More

Hot Springs, Arkansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I was in room #35 in May 2014. It was quiet, and for that I was thankful. This room must not get rented often, for it was dusty. I cleaned it with products from the local grocery. The bed slept well and I had good ac. The wifi doesn't reach down here, so if that's a priority, get another room.... More

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Dave D, Manager at Falcon Motel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your feedback on the Falcon Motel. I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. At any point and time you believe the room needs additional cleaning do not hesitate to contact us at the front desk. We would have more than happy to have dusted the room for you. As this was... More

Merritt Island, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This family run motel was a great place to stay while vacationing on the outer banks of North Carolina. The motel has the best rates in Buxton. It was clean and has a nice pool for families with children. Fishermen use this motel for close access to the offshore charters. The manager and clerks were very friendly and helpful with... More

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Dave D, Manager at Falcon Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review for us! I am glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again:) More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

You definitely get what you pay for with accommodations.The rooms were comfortable, but expect the basics, no "extras". It needs lots of updates, especially more outlets/three-prong outlets. There were 2 outlets in our room (room #10) - one was for the fridge/microwave (you have to unplug the microwave to plug in the floor lamp!) and the other outlet for the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Our first mistake was not deciding what was important for our one night on the Outer Banks, saving $30 or sleeping comfortable with adequate air-conditioning. One of us needed more cooling to the room than a wall inserted '1960's' air conditioner. For the extra $30 we should have chosen a motel down the road. We were upgraded from our 2... More

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Dave D, Manager at Falcon Motel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review of the Falcon Motel. I am sorry if your a/c was not "up to par" during your stay. I remember talking to you several times during that evening and if you had mentioned it wasn't working I could have gotten someone right over there and switched you to a new unit. As for... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed here three nights. It was not an entirely pleasant experience. (Before you read the rest of this review, please know that this is the first time we went to the Outer Banks, and we stayed in only one other, pricier hotel, so I can't really compare it to similar places in the area.) Worst part: the room had... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I picked this motel because it was the cheapest motel I could find south of Nags Head. So, my expectations were not super-high. That being said, this place is pretty good. The rooms were a bit dated and there was some rust around the bathroom fixtures. The AC unit was fairly noisy. But the room was clean and the bed... More

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Wilton, California
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690 reviews 690 reviews
152 hotel reviews
415 helpful votes 415 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

After leaving MD we wanted to hit the NC Outer Banks. Our chosen location was just north of Hatteras in Buxton. This motel is about a block from the entrance to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and recreation area. The good reviews do reflect what we found here. We booked a king bed, which came with a full Refrigerator, smaller than... More

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Fredericksburg, VA
4 reviews 4 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My husband, our two kids, and i just returned from our 4 night stay here. We'd previously stayed at the Cape Pines when coming down for the several years prior, but this will be our new "go to". It is an older building, so don't expect The Hilton. However, if you want a super cheap, friendly, safe, clean place to... More

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Address: 46854 Highway NC 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920 (Formerly Falcon Motel)
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
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The Croatoan Hotel Buxton
Falcon Hotel Buxton
Falcon Motel Hatteras Island, NC - Buxton

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The Falcon Motel is located about 1/4 mile off the beach and 1 mile from the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. All of the rooms are ground level and non smoking. There is a fish cleaning table where you can clean your catch. The rooms are clean, comfortable and inexpensive. We also have a swimming pool and picnic area under the live oaks. ... more   less 
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