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Hatteras Marlin Motel

57753 NC HWY 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
Hatteras Marlin Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here so I could beat the traffic on my way to Ocracoke. The location was perfect. Very close to the ferry. The staff members were very friendly and the room was relatively clean. It was outdated a bit and the comforters needed washed. It wasn't the best hotel or the worst I've ever stayed in.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our honeymoon in Hatteras NC and stayed at Hatteras Marlin Motel. What a mistake that was. Found ANTS in our room (ROOM 5) when we went to our room after check-in(Monday). Told them about it. Hope that was it. Gave them the benefit of a doubt and stayed. Well, the next day (Tuesday) found more... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the Hatteras Marlin for 7 days. I really enjoyed my stay in room 14. This is an efficiency room. I found it to be very comfortable, nice and clean. It had all of the conveniences of home. The hotel is in a great location where you can pretty much walk to the grocery store and to restaurants.... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had 5 nights in Room 2, a two-bed standard motel room with microwave and fridge, in-room coffee. Wi-fi was strong. This is a good location for early morning departures for birding trips on the Stormy Petrel II, as it is about 5 minutes to the dock parking. There was a very slight damp smell, but it wasn't bothersome in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Perfect weekend, great stay. Would recommend to anyone who asked. Clean quiet rooms, located right at the boat launch and near numerous good restaurants. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Five stars in my book.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My family traveled here for a wedding and was the only place we could get. We had 4 rooms total and they all smelt musky. We were in one of the suits so they called it. The floors were nasty with stains. The door had its weather stripping taped up. The ceilings had stains. You felt like the every thing... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was my first trip to this area as an adult. Went with group to go fishing. Stayed in the Marlin White set up, up and downstairs, 2 bedrooms downstairs, full bath down stairs, pull out couch upstairs and half bath upstairs. Living room area was very spacious with kitchen. Place was reasonably clean, and luckly no foul odor as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Clean hotel for the most part, friendly staff, but I am hesitant to stay here again. The minute I opened the door to my room, the smell of mildew hit me. I gave myself time to adjust to the smell, laid down to take a nap after my long drive and day at the beach. When I woke up, I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We stayed at the Hatteras Marlin for one night. A lot of the rentals on Hatteras Island require a two night minimum, but the Hatteras Marlin did not. We stayed in room 13 which had a stove, sink and full size refrigerator. There are a lot of local fish shops nearby to get some fresh catch, if you like to... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It was a last minute choice to stay and boy are we glad we did. The staff was the friendliest yet on out tour. The room was very clean and cozy. Most defiantly stay here again. Very close to everything, shop restaurants and more. Thanks guys

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