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Island Inn

100 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Island Inn
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented three three of the condos and two of the interior hotel rooms. We had an excellent stay. We found them to be clean, efficient and inviting. The staff could not have been nicer or more accomodating. We will definitely return.

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Boone, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sadly, I had already made a reservation at a hotel in Kill Devil Hills for New Years Eve, before driving through Ocracoke. The Island Inn was offering an affordable off season rate, and advertised being pet friendly. I don't go anywhere without my dogs, but I have a horrible time finding places to stay. I made a reservation for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I'm not one to write reviews often, but as new user of trip adviser, I felt it necessary to rebut some of the recent things I have read about my favorite place to stay, in my favorite place to visit. As a working musician, I make it a priority to seek out accommodations that are not only affordable, but give... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

As many others have stated...I rented rooms 4 5 and 6 for two nites and when I arrived the lady said she hadn't took the 250.00 deposit off of my visa card yet and would I like to just pay cash, and I said no, just take the 250.00 as originally planned. I paid the 360.00 difference in cash and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Not water bugs. Cockroaches. And the emergency number went straight to voicemail. Never stay here. While I'm impressed with the history and the location to a degree, the cleanliness level is intolerable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is an old hotel but clean and central to everything. The staff is very friendly, and I felt like I did when I was staying at my grandma's house back in the 70's. The rooms are large and open onto cozy porches. It's really more like an apartment room. I'll probably not ever stay anywhere else when I return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I have been staying at THE ISLAND INN for over 25 years and simply adore this very special place. Ocracoke Island is abundant with history, and THE ISLAND INN is smack dab in the center of it all. The main difference between a Hotel and an Inn is management. A Hotel is run by various employees whereas... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The Island Inn in Ocracoke will appeal to all people of an artistic temperament—those who appreciate history, culture, tradition, authenticity and good people. Housed in a stately Victorian white frame building that is one of the oldest establishments on the Outer Banks, the Island Inn overflows with an abundance of rustic charm and a little bit of magic. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

On the Swan Quarter ferry ride, my Ocracoke-naive boyfriend turned to me and inquired how far away the Island Inn was from Starbucks. If you love only Myrtle Beach, Disney World, or 5-star hotels...DO NOT VISIT OCRACOKE. On the other hand, if you would love to do nothing more than wake up, sit on the porch and talk to your... More 

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New Bern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for the weekend and were a little hesitant based on some of the reviews. However when we arrived we were pleasantly surprised. The inn is one of the oldest on the island but definitely has the homey feel most newer places lack. We stayed in the Crows Nest and loved it. The room was... More 

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