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The Cove Bed and Breakfast

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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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durham, NC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I spent a weekend in Ocracoke recently and stayed two nights at the Cove. The Cove is located near the lighthouse, about a half mile out of the small center so all is within reach either walking or bicycle, which can be obtained from the Cove. The plce itself is clean but not terribly nice as it... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cove was about what I expected. The room was spacious enough and had a nice balcony. It is away from town and the water, but Ocracoke is so small, that is not an issue and we knew it going in. The complimentary bikes are a treat and the wine reception every evening was a pleasant surprise. The plated breakfast... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cove is a homey, comfortable B&B on a quiet street in Ocracoke. While there is no beach access, the Pamlico Sound can be seen just a bit from several balconies with the Ocracoke Lighthouse in view from other rooms. Breakfasts are very good, and wine with goodies to eat each evening at 5:30 pm is a nice touch. Add... More

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

Thank you for your comments, and for the slice of your wedding cake. We all wish for you a long and happy life together. More

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 4 weeks ago

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

To begin, we appreciate experienced reviewers' comments. This way we learned, to our surprise and remorse, that our new doorbell needed to be replaced- 'tis done, and those in :the back" can now be alerted. Breakfast as described is most certainly an aberration, but- so it goes, sounding rather Dickensian- perhaps a blot of mustard or a bit of underdone... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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

We agree that some o four bikes were in need of help, and have chosen to contract out their maintenance. Thank you for your critique. More

williamsburg, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

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 August 30, 2014

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 August 27, 2014

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 August 24, 2014

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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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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