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The Inn on Pamlico Sound

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49684 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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The Inn on Pamlico Sound
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have a home in Buxton NC, so we haven't had an opportunity to enjoy the Inn's hotel accommodations. But we dine in the Inn's cafe (actually a fine restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating) as often as we can. Owner/manager Steve Nelson has built the Inn on Pamlico Sound out of a vision of how the character and atmosphere... More

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Barrie, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were lucky enough to get a room at the end of August for a short stay. I wish we could have stayed longer but that will be next time. Due to Hurricane Cristobal the oceanfront was very windy, but we just grabbed the two rocking chairs at the front of the office and we thought this... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Inn in Pamlico for four nights. ( 8/20-8/24). We were welcome at the Inn by Steve the owner, very nice guy. Melissa who also works there came to the office to welcome us with a big smile and also very nice. She gave us the grand tour and told us that if we... More

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Occasionally, I run across unexpected jewels like Inn on Pamlico Sound that challenge preconceived notions about what an area has to offer. Everything about IOPS vibrates with authentic hospitality delivered by a staff that is not only well-trained, but is also empowered to make decisions for the good of the customer's current experience.

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a relaxing get-away, then this is the place you are looking for. It doesn't get any better than sitting on a private balcony watching the birds fly over the sound with a glass of wine in hand. Steve, and the staff there have anticipated your every need. They have Kayaks, SUP, bicycles, and even beach... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after many many trips across the US with our young daughter, Inn on Pamlico is our most cherished spot. Not many places can you stay and SUP with the house dogs, cower under the covers in a foundation shaking storm, and jibber jabber with the bar keep over the best jalapeño and tequila ratio. From our lofty perch in the... More

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OBX_Innkeeper, Owner at The Inn on Pamlico Sound, responded to this review

Thank you. I walked away from the corporate world, corner office, and regular paycheck a long time ago in exchange for jobs we make and a small share in experiences like yours. You made my day. Steve Nelson CEO and General Manager The Inn on Pamlico Sound and Cafe Pamlico More

Jersey City, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds of the inn were beyond beautiful and it was lovely to get to sit out on the dock. We used the free kayaks and very much enjoyed a morning out on the water. Staff were friendly and attentive and the afternoon cookies were delicious. As other reviewers mentioned the live music on the grounds was quite loud. It... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and 3 year old son stayed here for 2 nights in the Sea Oats room and it was one of the most memorable places we've ever stayed at. First off, the Guest Services Manager, Melissa Anderson, spent an inordinate amount of time describing the place to us and providing tons of local knowledge for our stay. Melissa even... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got married on August 2nd and traveled to The Inn for our honeymoon. We had never been there before (or to that part of OBX) but are super-happy we picked The Inn. Steve and the staff were fantastic, everything was just right. Great service, comfortable room, breathtaking views, quiet atmosphere - just perfect for a honeymoon. despite my wife... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for four days in May as part of our anniversary week, and found the Inn to be fantastic! The whole property is well-landscaped and has a wonderful soundront location. We stayed in the Magnolia room--great views of the sound and the sunset from the private deck. Comfortable, charming, and well set up. The jetted... More

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Address: 49684 Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Inn On Pamlico Sound Hotel Buxton
The Inn On Pamlico Sound Hatteras Island, NC - Buxton

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A casually elegant waterfront boutique hotel on the Pamlico Sound. Accommodations range from soundfront queens to premium kings with private decks, and spa tubs. Amenities include gourmet three course breakfast, fresh baked goods, kayaks, bicycles, pool, home theater, library, 1,700 DVDs, complementary beverages and snacks, beach chairs, beach towels, and high speed internet. Gourmet waterfront fine dining; fresh, organic and local. Weddings and catering. Our goal is to provide the experience of an honored guest in our casually elegant hotel. ... more   less 
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