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Thurston House Inn Bed & Breakfast

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685 Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Thurston House Inn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 10 Ocracoke B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at the Thurston House Inn every time we go to Ocracoke. Its central location allows you to walk to almost everything, but it's quiet enough that you can sleep late or take an afternoon nap without being disturbed. Donna is an incredibly friendly and gracious host. Breakfast is out of this world. The fig cake is excellent --... More

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Apex, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying here recently, for 4 nights. Check in was easy, room was ready with the door open and key on the bureau. We stayed in an upstairs king room in the annex, and it was spacious and comfortable. Just outside the door is a small sitting area and fridge for 2 rooms... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Inn was a lucky find. I was travelling with my teenage son and we wanted to stop in Ocracoke for a few days but the few "larger" hotels were not available so we booked the Thurston Inn on a local recommendation that it "would not disappoint". Indeed it did not disappoint. The Inn is clean; well run and very... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Donna and her family, who have lived on the island all their lives, bring charm, hospitality and genuine welcome to all of their visitors. We have stayed with them 5 time over the past number of years and will continue to go back. If it's history, a home feeling, good old southern hospitality and food you are looking for you... More

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Moneta, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stayed one night at the Thurston and enjoyed a nice clean room, jasmine covered deck, and a hearty breakfast. Donna and her mom shared local lore and their fig cake. Our room was quiet even with the windows open Convenient location, too.

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Connecticut
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145 reviews 145 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

What a great B & B. Donna and her mom are wonderful hosts. The location can't get any better you can sit and relax and read a book or walk to almost any restaurant and shop. Take a short drive to the beach its great. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated. Breakfast was great every day just wonderful. Will... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I had a family emergency come up about five days prior to my stay which forced me to cancel my trip to Okracoke. I emailed the innkeepers right away a couple times via the email address on their website but didn't hear back, so finally I called a couple days prior to my reservation. I explained the situation and asked... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have been here several times. Invariably a great experience. The owners are wonderful people; the food is always excellent; and the fig bread.... mmmmmmm. Also, very conveniently located to town. Highly recommended!

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Newark, D
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Thurston House for a weekend getaway...3 nights. We couldn't have picked a better place. It was super clean, very well decorated, quiet and comfortable. The hosts were awesome and friendly, breakfast was different every day and delicious and fresh baked fig cake was always on the table. They upgraded us to one of the... More

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Medford, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Very comfortable centrally located B&B. Outstanding breakfast with very good coffee. This was our second time staying at the Thurston House and we couldn't have been more pleased. The next time we visit Ocracoke we intend to again stay at the Thurston House.

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Address: 685 Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke

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