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Pony Island Motel

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Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Pony Island Motel
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Youngsville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and I have stayed here several times in the last few years, and we have always been treated very well and received excellent service. The rooms are nice and clean, the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Centreville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We came down for a quick anniversary trip and the town was pretty booked up but we got the last room available here. End of Sept. They made arrangements to pick us up at the airport (1.5 mi) and we then rented bikes from the office. The room was very clean and the bathrooms were nicely updated for an old... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed from 09-28-2014 to 09-29-2014.There was a party going on outside our room both nights with so much noise we could not sleep. The management did nothing and seemed to care less. We will not be back.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The front desk woman Candy was so kind to our kids who wanted to visit her daily. We had to shorten our trip due to unexpected changes and she was very accommodating and didn't charge us even though she could have! The pool was clean and super warm. Room was simply appointed, clean and comfortable. This hotel has a much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Clean, friendly, everything you'd want for an overnight or longer stay! Helpful staff, great restaurant on the premises, reasonable rate. What more could one ask for? I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Pony Island to anyone, even those accustomed to fancier spots.

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Chase City, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have been staying at Pony Island Motel since 1973. Before then I stayed at the campground back when there were little or no Rangers or closed season. Of course, Ocracoke Island was then North Carolina's best kept secret. One week end there was a Nor Easter and tried Pony Island Motel. The prices and location are a bargain. It... More 

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Just got back from another trip to the Outer Banks that included a three day stay on Ocracoke. We have been coming to the Pony for several years now. Simply stated: very clean, great location, nice rooms and great prices.

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Pony Island Motel fits Ocracoke Island very well. Although it is an older property, it is clean and comfortable. You should not expect all the amenities of a modern resort, but for the price, the motel is very good. Its location is good, as you can walk to restaurants and shops. The pool is nice. The restaurant is solid.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Normally you don’t expect in a small village like Ocracoke at the southern point of the Outer Banks a motel. But there it is. For our family (2/2) the room was to small also the bathroom. And one of the two windows of our room looking directly to a wall. I guess the distance to the wall was 10 inch…... More 

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Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have been visiting Ocracoke Island for many years and while we have stayed in various lodging vs, we return again and again to the Pony island. From our phone reservation to the check in and our stay, it is an easy and comfortable process. The location is perfect and provides a central point for going to the beach, riding... More 

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