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The Silver Lake Motel & Inn

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395 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960
The Silver Lake Motel & Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a stay here May 22-25 over the busy Memorial Day weekend. If you are expecting luxury accommodations, you will be disappointed. However, if you are looking for an affordable, modest, CLEAN room and a friendly staff then you are in the right place. We were only in our room to sleep and for that, it served its purpose well.... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

It sounds like you all had a good weekend with us and we are happy to hear that. Thank your for sharing your experience, and for your nice comments. Glad to hear you are coming back to Silver Lake Motel and Inn. Thanks again More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice view of the cove, in the middle of the village and a comfortable room and base of operation for Ocracoke adventures. Nothing not enjoyable with Silver Lake Motel. Service was quick and polite. Satisfaction.

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

It is always nice to hear that a guest found our staff friendly, polite and efficient, so thank you for letting us know. We aren't fancy, since we figure you are not here for fancy...and we do have comfortable rooms and a great location. Thanks for your comments and for staying with us. Come back again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a perfect little get away place to rest your spirit and your four-legged friend, this is it! In the heart of Ocracoke Village overlooking Silver Lake Harbor, the location is perfect and staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Kick back and relax on island time!

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

Quaint, yes, that pretty much describes Ocracoke Island as a whole and certainly the Silver Lake Motel and Inn. Our guests really like the fact that we have pet friendly rooms, and as you can probably tell, we love our dogs on Ocracoke! Thanks for your nice review and we hope you are able to come back to the island... More 

Mechanicsville, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed the last week in April. Considering previous reviews, we did not have great expectations so we were not dissapointed. Old and worn, a little dirty and a little torn. We stayed in 205A which was said to be recently renovated and it was okay. Glass panel in upper half of front door does not provide full privacy - we... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

I have passed on your comments to the managers and staff at Silver Lake Motel and Inn, and thanks for letting us know your thoughts. A little hard to read, but we rely on honest feedback to help us provide better experiences for all of our guests. I was pleased to hear you found our staff helpful and friendly, Perhaps... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a hotel that accepts pets and reserved this room based on the flyer from Ocracoke. I think there was only 1 other room rented but it was very early in the season. Very old room, extremely squeaky box spring, awful shower. Even with the correct password the wifi didn't work. We should have checked TripAdvisor first!... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

I apologize for your less than acceptable stay with us and am sending your comments to the managers. I sincerely hope the remainder of your time on Ocracoke was more pleasant. Thank you More 

Greeneville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At check in the desk clerk gave incorrect information relative to room location. Never have seen a hotel with the room numbering system we encountered here (200, 203, 204, 205, 208 on one side; 201, 202, 206, 207 on the other). Of course the clerk told us nothing about this - we had to look around for our room. Once... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

Ouch. This was painful to read and I apologize sincerely for your less than pleasant experience with us. I am going to make sure this review get to the managers ASAP. It sounds like not only were there issues with the room but with the responses and lack of concern you received from our employees, and there is no excuse... More 

Bethany, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Loved the hospitality. Tom checked me in, super nice, gave me lots of ideas of things to do during my stay, even circled them on the map for me. Visited with Patty (maybe?) the next morning. She was a delight, so friendly. The room was comfortable. Love the quilts -- soft as my grandmother's hands. Love that the windows open,... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your review here and thank you for stay at the Silver Lake Motel and Inn. We aren't fancy, but we are friendly and our rooms are clean and comfortable. We hope you can come back again and stay a little longer. Thanks again More 

Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stayed 1 night in a room where there no water in the room the front desk was closed an emergency number was posted but when i called on my own phone (no phones in room) I got an answering machine. Explained the problem to the machine but did not get a call back nor did anyone show up to fix... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

I apologize for the water issues, that had to be very frustrating. I will make sure that management is aware of your review. The emergency number is monitored and you should have been called back right away as no water is certainly an emergency situation. I am waiting to speak with the innkeeper and will get back with you via... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Love this hotel ! Warm friendly hosts and comfy rustic rooms are a perfect mesh on an "out" island such as Ocracoke - nothing fancy, just warm and comfortable beach life with a big smile. Give me this hotel over a Marriott any day...

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. You got it right, we are not fancy but we feel that the Silver Lake Motel and Inn is comfortable and welcoming. It is especially nice to hear that you found our staff friendly. Hope you can come back soon. More 

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I absolutely love to get away to Ocracoke Island and when I do, my favorite place to stay is the Silverlake Inn. It's very family-friendly, close to everything on the island, has great sunsets and very friendly people. The rooms are very old style, and quaint, reminiscent of the true old-school Ocracoke. And it's pet friendly which is really important!... More 

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at The Silver Lake Motel & Inn, responded to this review

What a great way to end our season! We closed for the season on Sunday, October 19 and this review just made my day. Thank you so much for you comments and your visit to Silver Lake Motel and Inn. You pretty much summed up what the Silver Lake is...old style, friendly and quaint. And we love that we can... More 

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