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Island Inn

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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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  • 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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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Delray Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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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King, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Island Inn was built in 1901 and has been in the same family since 1990. I have stayed there several times and have found the host to be warm, friendly and helpful. You can tell she takes pride in the history of the building and making sure her customers are happy. If I have needed anything she has done... More

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1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place should be shut down and put out of business. They charged my girlfriend and I 1000+$ for no reason when we were leaving the island. They said the money would be refunded and it never was. When we called and asked about the money, the lady went off on a crazy ramble about the terrible condition of the... More

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I can't believe this place is still in business. If you are a college kid, this place is for you. It reminds me of a Frat house. The credit card comments are no surprise, since I had the same experience. A refund was do and it took several phone calls to get it paid back. Hmmmmm...coincidence ? ? Probably not... More

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A group of us campers came to stay since Hurricane Aurthur had the NPS campground closed. Three family's one with dogs one with young children and us with a cat. The Innkeeper family took us in and were as friendly and accommodating as can be. Restaurants were closing everywhere so what did they do? Put out a spread of corn,... More

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Checked into The Island Inn on a Tuesday for a two night stay. We had a room in the original building on the ground floor. Nice room, clean + cold A/C! Wednesday morning our car battery died! The staff and management could not have been nicer, they helped us get a jump start, accepted calls from the local garage for... More

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Address: 100 Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Island Hotel Ocracoke

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