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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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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We make it a habit to stay in bed-and-breakfast establishments any time we travel, and the COVE was one of the best! The establishment was clean; the hostess was extremely friendly, helpful, and professional; the breakfast was fabulous; and we especially enjoyed the late afternoon wine and appetizer mixer. To top it off, we didn't have to rent bicycles or... More

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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here. You certainly did make the most of your stay with us, we love knowing that you were able to do a lot of exploring around the island. Late fall is a great time to be here on Ocracoke, the weather... More

Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The build up on the website seemed to promise better views and better food than delivered. We enjoyed our stay, but the accommodations and food were average at best. The free bicycles were nice but needed maintenance. The one I used at first threw the chain three times before I could get back to exchange it. The one that was... More

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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we do appreciate it. My apologies on the bike situation, I fear our fleet had taken a beating this summer. We have, however had a makeover from Island Cycles, and are happy to say they are now in tip top shape. We are always striving for improvement, and are working on revamping our... More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Cove on the weekend of the Pirate Jamboree. This was our third stay here and once again were very pleased with our stay. Sharon, the inn keeper, called about 12:00 on the day of our arrival and told us we could arrive early as our room was ready. A very nice gesture on her part. We... More

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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us a review! First of all, was that Pirate Jamboree just an awesome event? There certainly were fun activities for all ages. That 3 ship battle in the harbor was one of the highlights of my stay here so far. We so appreciate your feedback on the issues on the... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great visit to Ocracoke Island and it was made better with the comfortable and relaxing experience at The Cove B&B. I was looking for a place with a home away from home feel and that is exactly what I got. The host was accommodating, breakfast was tasty and a perfect start to the day. The common area... More

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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your response, and we are so glad your enjoyed your stay here. We enjoyed having you and your crew here, I did and I know the other guests enjoyed spending time with you all, and seeing a little slice of your work. Had some fun with the crew who entertained us with some lovely original music, and... More

Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming here for years and it continues to be my favorite place. Peaceful, Charming, Relaxing and just the right size, NOT an over crowded Impersonal place, very Quaint! PERFECT! The Host/Hostess have always been friendly and ready to offer helpful info on sights and eateries.

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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us a review, and thank you for your kind words! We really enjoyed having you here, and your upbeat and positive attitude were really a boost for not only myself but the other guests here that weekend. We hope that you can come back to see us soon, and I... More

durham, NC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send us a review. We do appreciate your feedback, and will take all suggestions into consideration for our upcoming maintenance. We hope that in your next visit with us, you will enjoy our revamped menu selection as well. And thanks again for your business! More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response, and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We have been kicking around the idea of a Keurig. In the meantime, we are keeping our coffee pot "on the ready" in case any guest wants to make a pot outside of our breakfast hours. More

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 September 22, 2014

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 September 18, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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

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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): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
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The Cove Hotel Ocracoke

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