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The Cove Bed and Breakfast

21 Loop Road, P.O. Box 1300, Ocracoke, NC 27960-1300
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The Cove Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 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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Wilson
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice one night getaway to the a Cove B&B. It was the Lighthouse room. Very quiet, clean, extra blankets and pillows. The afternoon wine reception was enjoyable with the other guests. The breakfast was very average. We used the bikes to ride to Springer Point. Overall a nice, relaxing stay.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cove B&B was an awesome place to stay at during our trip. The hosts were fantastic, the house was very clean and up to date. The Cove offers so many complementary items such as bikes, snacks, wine and hors d'œuvre hour. The breakfast was also excellent with homemade meals, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and juice. The house is also... More

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Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent six nights at the Cove celebrating our wedding anniversary, and couldn't have been more thrilled with our travel choice. Ocracoke Island is such a hidden gem ... so charming, unfettered and laid back. The Cove was comfortable and felt like home away from home. Innkeepers Sharon and John welcomed us and did a fantastic job serving delicious breakfasts,... More

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Stallings, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second time at The Cove. Great experiences both times. The Plover Suite, with the screen porch, is definitely the best in the house in our opinion. The better views are upstairs but it is so nice to sit outside on the porch without the mosquitos!. Gracious hosts and excellent service.. Can't ask for much more. We'll be back.

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Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We recently stayed at the Cove for 4 nights. We found the B&B to be clean, nicely decorated, private and very peaceful. Our host, Sharon was absolutely wonderful, very helpful and knowledgeable about the island. Breakfast was always prompt at 8:30 (although we weren't hehe) and she always accomodated our lateness. The breakfast was yummy and something new each morning.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Cove B&B and before writing this review, I read a few others and I am very puzzled by some of the negatives. I thought the place was charming. Sharon the innkeeper was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the island. She encouraged us to ride the bikes, (haven't rode in 20 years) and the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Last October my husband and I spent a weekend at the Cove B & B and it was not a good experience. Everything about this B&B, except for the price ( we were charged $ 205 a day for our room ) is cheap. The breakfast was mediocre, the bikes were full of rust and poorly maintained, and our room... More

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

Thank you for your comments. We realize that those so inclined often allow perception to become reality, and that a good catharsis is the best path to therapy. We ponder all comments equally, with some seen as more equal than others. People differ in their tastes, for which we are grateful. What we see described here (in a flood of... More

New Bern, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

I had been a guest of this B and B when the original owners had it. Looks like not a thing has been done in upkeep in the 10 years since, yes they did replace the lovely furniture for uncomfortable wicker, added cheap rugs over carpet and never replaced the wallpaper borders in the room. Even the frig was old... More

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

As we have been the owners since 2002 we find the characterization of The Cove hard to reconcile. There has been extensive improvement on an ongoing basis; we have sold no "lovely furniture" and there never were wallpaper borders, leaving us quizzical. The ice maker was promptly repaired more than a year ago, thus not in play in March 2014.... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We stayed here for one night and met the Innkeepers, all of whom were absolutely delightful people. We met the outgoing Innkeepers and also the incoming keepers, and they could not have been more friendly, helpful, welcoming and hospitable. Good luck to Vincent and his wife Lola, the new Innkeepers. Sadly though, we would not recommend the B&B itself. In... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at the Cove, it was my husbands birthday so Lola and Vincent were kind enough to upgrade us to a beautiful room. We were only there for one night but it was great. We also enjoyed using the bikes and the afternoon wine and cheese, great little extras. The breakfast was great too.. Would recommend... More

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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): $$
Also Known As:
The Cove Hotel Ocracoke
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After a 40 minute ferry ride you'll find yourself really able to unwind. Four rooms and three suites, a scrumptious full breakfast (such as Eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, pumpkin pancakes and others) can make lunch optional. You'll love our fig preserves, our very own figs. Our complimentary evening wine and goodie reception and bikes, together with water and sunset vistas like none before will embrace you. 14 Miles of undeveloped beach, charter fishing, charming shopping or just doin' nothin' will have you coming back! See you soon? ... more   less 
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