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Island Inn

100 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
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Island Inn
Ranked #9 of 10 Ocracoke B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have come to the Outer Banks for most of my life, and to Ocracoke for most of that. The Island Inn was the first hotel I stayed in, and it was fairly basic even then, but still had some charm. It was "the beach" we said. Corrosion, shabbiness...all part of the experience. And I still believe that, although there... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I called to book a room prior to our Oct 2013 visit to Ocracoke, for two nights. I specifically requested 2 beds, as we were traveling with our 4 year old. The first issue began before we even arrived. My credit card, which I had given over the phone, was charged for 3 nights, not 2. We arrived late afternoon,... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We stayed at the Island Inn on October 4, 2013, and if there's one thing I learned from the experience, it is to always look at the TripAdvisor reviews BEFORE you stay, and to believe the negative ones! (I agree with a previous reviewer that the management must be enlisting friends and family to put 5-star reviews on here, in... More

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Smethport, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A quote from my journal written on June 5, 2013, when my husband and I booked a 5 day stay in room #4, next to the room where they keep the dead bodies, at least that's the way it smelled, at the Island Inn: "back to the room to shower- oh no- no hot water! We both took a cold... More

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louisville,Kentuckyy. USA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

five of us went to ocracoke island and enjoyed every minute except for one rainy day! plenty to see,had fun riding bikes all of the town,had fun in the sea. went to other island and climbed ALOT of steps in the lighthouse in cape hattaras,plenty of places to eat too!

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I stayed at this run down shack this September and it was by far the worst experience I had, out of all the places I'd stayed at, during my 3 week road trip! I only stayed there because the Pony Island Motel was fully booked, and I wasn't sure if I would get a room, elsewhere on the island that... More

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Lombard, Illinois
1 review
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

If you like taking a shower in a crumbling, moldy bathtub, turning on a TV set that's not connected to anything, and having to telephone the inn manager from right outside the office in order for her to open the office; this is the place for you! The packaged bathroom soap was thinner than scraps I throw away. There were... More

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East Granby, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We needed an extra night after renting a house for a week. Inn owner was very accommodating in getting us a refrigerator for the room and adjusting our reservation. Lobby was inviting. Our room was comfortable, albeit in need of renovations. Several little things need minor repairs, but they didn't affect the quality of the room. It's an old building... More

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Kinston, North Carolina
2 reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I experienced a lot of the same problems others reported on. We had stayed at The Island Inn several years ago & it was a pretty good deal for the money but it has really gone downhill. My major concerns are that my credit card was charged the total amount for four nights as soon as I made the reservation... More

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Morehead City, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Great room everything you need for a quick get away or extended stay. The best thing about this hotel is the customer service. Cee and Mary Chandler are awesome and will make you feel right at home. Ocracoke is a quaint little Island make sure if you go to park the car and rent a golf cart.

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Additional Information about Island Inn

Also Known As:
Island Hotel Ocracoke
Island Hotel
Address: 100 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Ocracoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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