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21 Loop Road, P.O. Box 1300, Ocracoke, NC 27960-1300
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The Cove Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 10 Ocracoke B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Beaufort, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Based on the reviews here, we selected The Cove for a quick, overnight get-away from our home in Beaufort, NC. Having been to Ocracoke many time, we knew what to expect from the village. However, we were not familiar with The Cove, but did have high expectations based mainly on its website, but also on the reviews here. Well, The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall a good place to stay while in Ocracoke . Our room was large,clean and had a nice view of the sound. The Innkeeper was pleasant and the breakfast and wine reception were good. Bikes available, but many need some maintenance or should be replaced.

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williamsburg, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a long weekend at the Cove and were very happy with the stay. The location is good and Sharon was a great hostess -- always happy to answer our questions and share tidbits about island activities and experiences. One of the things that appealed to me about this place is that it is not so... More

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Raleigh, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really expected much more when we booked the Plover Suite. It was described as private but is located off the common room at the front door and the base of the stairs. I am a very sound sleeper. After a long day of beach and sun I drifted off to sleep at 10PM even with all of the noise... More

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is the uncommon experience that does not advance one's understanding, and this one is no exception. Some of the issues raised are immutable. We have appropriately addressed the others and they have been rectified. We thank you for your thoughtful observations, and trust that your next visit to The Cove will be more to your liking. More

New York, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the Lighthouse room at The Cove for a 3 night stay in Ocracoke. Major highlights of our experience at The Cove include: --Comfortable room and bed --Awesome ceiling fan that kept us cool at night --Air conditioning kept the whole place comfortably cool, too --Extra blankets in the closet --Bathroom practically as large as our Brooklyn apartment... More

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Chester, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found ourselves loving every minute of our stay at The Cove. Sharon was always willing to help and made amazing breakfasts each morning we were there! She even woke up early to provide us with some breakfast sandwiches due to us having to leave early. The afternoon wine time is a great way for guests to interact if they... More

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again soon! More

Coventry, RI
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Cove turned out to be a perfect place to stay for our 3 day/2 night stay on Ocracoke. Our original plan was for a regular room. A last minute change of plans required us to take our 15 yr old daughter and fortunately, the first floor Plover suite was available. She ended up sleeping on the couch and everyone... More

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Tampa, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

While it rained a good bit of the time we were there, everything was still lovely. It was obvious it may do that a good bit there with the extensive standing water. Room was large and nicely appointed with a great view and service was excellent thruout. We very much enjoyed the included very nice breakfast and the owners were... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very nice place to stay in Ocracoke. Nice room and great brekfast. Close to a small beach (about ten minutes walk) and close to the harbour, restaurants, the lighthouse etcetera. Would love to visit again.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Although the building shows some age, every room was kept immaculately clean. Other guests were friendly, too-- So if you come here, be prepared to enjoy the company of other couples at breakfast and the wine reception in the evenings!

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Additional Information about The Cove Bed and Breakfast

Address: 21 Loop Road, P.O. Box 1300, Ocracoke, NC 27960-1300
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Cove Hotel Ocracoke
The Cove b&b

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