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The Island Guesthouse & Cottages

706 US Highway 64, Manteo, NC 27954
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The Island Guesthouse & Cottages
Ranked #8 of 10 Manteo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Burlington, NC
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One night stay in the motel. Adequate, clean, comfortable, drive right up to your door. The whole place has a laid back feel. The room had a nice little wicker sitting area with a wicker coffee table, mini-microwave, and fridge. Water was hot, shower was good, bed was comfortable. Nice spacious closet area. AC is a small room unit mounted... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel during a recent visit to the Outer Banks for a wedding. The location was excellent for attending the festivities, which were on the Manteo waterfront. This hotel is definitely no frills. But it was clean. The towels could use an upgrade. They were extremely small and I had to use 2 towels in order to... More

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Aberdeen, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the little lifeboat house for a long weekend. The floors, counters, and bathrooms were VERY dirty. I actually went out to buy my own cleaning supplies. We spent far less money on a beachfront five star hotel in Delray Beach Florida for the same amount of nights. Positives- great location in walking distance to historic downtown Manteo.... More

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161 reviews 161 reviews
18 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We needed one more night in Manteo and our two choices were the DARE HAVEN which acceptts dogs and ISLAND GUESTHOUSE- We chose the latter. PERFECTLY BEACHY- clean friendly small and personalized motel. easyto drive right by it as it looks like a house from the street and is on the left side as you head to the fort and... More

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Manns Harbor, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

You are ten minutes from the beach and paying a third less (at least) than in-season beach prices. These are clean, simple beachy accommodations. The wifi does not work in the rooms (I was told this before I booked. It works in the lobby) and we did have some issues with electricity as two of the outlets did not work.... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Some friends recommended the Guest House and it was wonderful. Very clean and the staff was as accommodating as any 5 star hotel. Enjoyed the Tiki Bar, sitting with friends enjoying some fun times. Recommend it highly.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We enjoyed our three night stay in Manteo. Nice, clean cottage. Not on the water. But a short walk to downtown. The Endless Summer Cottage owned and operated by the Island Guesthouse and Cottages is, as my wife would say, "cute as a button". Small but well stocked and quaint; fairly new and in excellent condition. Our only gripe was... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the little life boat house for our honeymoon last July. It was the perfect place. The cottage the island, the people were all wonderful!! It is such a laid back island but plenty to do and see. The history is rich and the scenery breathtaking!!

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Hayes, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place surpassed our expectations! Initially, we were going to stay at the motel the month before. We had discovered Manteo during the Christmas holidays and fell in love with the small, quaint town. In early February, we lost one of our beloved dogs and wanted to to getaway to mend our hearts. We found this pet-friendly property but cancelled... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

3 star because It is close to the beach. we asked for non-smoking room but the room smelled really bad. I had to go to store and buy a candle and room freshener. Front desk/Tiki bar was always abandoned. WiFi connections was not good.

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Address: 706 US Highway 64, Manteo, NC 27954
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Manteo
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