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Pony Island Motel

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Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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181 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a basic clean and comfortable hotel. There are external facing doors. However there is a nice little porch with comfortable chairs. We were reluctant at first. But the staff is friendly and overall it is a fine place.

Thank ChicagoMagyar
Oslo, Norway
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58 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Very clean basic room, somewhat worn but that's ok. The staff was very helpful and serviceminded. They have the menus of all the restaurants and are happy to call and make reservations if needed. The adjoining cafe serves a nice and hearty breakfast.

Thank Hilde B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We showed up pretty late in the evening needing a place to stay and were graciously accommodated. The room was clean and affordable and the beds comfortable. We ate dinner in the adjoining restaurant, which was very good (although I understand they no longer serve dinner).

Thank smitty60
Niagara Falls, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was my first time going to the Outer Banks. The Pony Island Motel staff was very friendly and helpful. I did not have a reservation since it was a last minute trip, but they were able to accommodate my boyfriend and I with no hesitation. The room was immaculate; there wasn't a thing out of place. One could tell... More 

Thank kmw216
Marion, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were only on the island for about 12 hours and needed a clean, safe place to stay with our kids. The owner was so sweet and helpful. The room was literally spotless, beds were comfortable and the public areas were quiet and charming.

Thank Ginger W
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61 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Our room was spacious and clean and we would happily stay here again. You can get breakfast in the adjoining restaurant, but be sure to be early as you can end up in a very long line because people come from all over to eat there. A pity they do not have an on-line booking facility but it is easy... More 

Thank GlobetrotterSurrey
Beaufort, North Carolina
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

made reservations by phone for 1 night.agreed price $113 including taxes and fee,,,,,,,,,when i got credit card statement i was charged $131.00..........I could have stayed anywhere for that...........location was good but this place is not worth $131.00 dollars.when i looked out the back window ,i could see siding that must have been 20 years old....really unpainted and delapidated........not worth $131... More 

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Nags Head, NC
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Ocracoke is a special place, not invaded by the world too much (except for the now ubiquitous golf carts). Pony Island is great for a short stay on the island with kids - the pool is a nice place to corral them after the ocean, and my kids always look forward to the pony island hotcakes and sausage in the... More 

Thank FourKidMom
Henrico, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Well kept, nice place. Room was large with a table for 4 people and a large bathroom. Room included a fridge and microwave and a sink out of the bathroom. We came in late and the front desk left a note for us and a plan to pick up the key... it all worked great. My only regret is we... More 

Thank Matt T
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66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

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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