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Pony Island Motel

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Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Pony Island Motel
Ranked #4 of 9 hotels in Ocracoke
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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High Point, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at Pony Island Motel. Our office side room was very clean and comfortable. Customer service was exceptional - really went out of their way to assist. Nice location for the activities that interested us. Plan to book again in the fall.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We did not make any hotel reservations before leaving for the Outer Banks but after realizing we would not make the ferry from Ocracoke to Cedar Island, while on the ferry from Hatteras to Ocracoke we knew we would have to stay in Ocracoke. Doubting there would be any vacancies anyplace in peak season, the first hotel we called was... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed here 1 night in June 2014 as we made our way down the Outer Banks. Check in was great - very pleasant lady. Answered our questions about the ferry times for the next morning and where we should go to reserve. This motel is very good value for the price. The bed could have been better as it... More

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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240 reviews 240 reviews
62 hotel reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Without going in to too much rhetoric, let me summarise what this place is about. It is ideally located for town. The reception area is large, bright and breezy and the lady who booked us in was absolutely charming. Our room, which I understand is at the more modern pool end, was roomy, well furnished and spotlessly clean. The swimming... More

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Address: Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Also Known As:
Pony Island Hotel Ocracoke
Pony Island Ocracoke

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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