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Pony Island Motel

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Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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bichonandon
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had low expectations, but were pleasantly surprised. We stayed in the older U-shaped motel section, which was just wonderful. Nobody above us stomping around, nobody below us blowing smoke up to our window.... We had a great evening sitting in the wonderful little patio chairs outside, watching people ride by on their golf carts and bicycles. The beds were... More 

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Sanford, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pony Island Motel has been made many improvements from the times I stayed here in the late 90s and early 2000's. The three story unit and swimming pool are nice additions. You have a choice of staying the in the older section...typical old motel rooms...cottages (I have no knowledge about these units), or the newer three story unit which... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We has the opportunity for a quick getaway to Ocracoke without our dog. This hotel was wonderful! We stayed in Room 7, which was very comfortably designed. The bathroom was spacious and the room included a table for two along with a microwave, fridge, and flat-screen TV. I enjoyed the pool and the fact that the hotel is not on... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very clean, great service, and nice location. Kids loved the pool. The pool was fun and clean. Nice location, very close to great restaurants and shops. Highly recommend this place. The staff was very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was told on the phone that you pay at check out for the room but you pay right when you check in. They did let me check in 3 hours early. Got to the room it was clean but really small it did have a flat screen TV that was about the only update in the living space. There... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a really good place to stay. Very conveniently located within walking distance to the village for restaurants and shops. I love the set up with the very nice swimming pool in the front of the property and rooms behind it and across the road where there is also a restaurant. The room we had was a good size... More 

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St. Joe, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

With four kids it's hard to find a place where your can legally fit into one room. They have three rooms which accommodate six people. The staff was very friendly. The room was fairly large,very clean and up to date. The beds were very comfortable. The bathroom was very clean and had a good shower. The pool was very warm... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I came into town on July 2nd, not even knowing if I could find a place to stay. We found a great room at the Pony Island Motel. Extremely clean, nothing very fancy, but good price and great, quiet surroundings. Only 3/10 of a mile from downtown happenings and yet so peaceful to come back to! Great restaurant of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Suite was large and comfortable. The room was extremely clean. Maid service tidied up daily. Staff was friendly and helpful, carrying our brags up to the third floor. Pool was awesome! Highly recommended.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We found ourselves on Ocracoke and stayed at the PIM for one night. We had looked at two other hotels already and we're getting tired. The room was very clean and the beds were good. The bath had been updated which was nice. The towels are small and thin. No coffee maker in the room nor coffee in the lobby.... More 

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