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Cape Hatteras Motel

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Columbia, MD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room we booked was right on the beach. You step downstairs, your there. The room was clean and included a small fridge and microwave. The staff was very friendly and helpful (we looked our keys in the room and they helped us immediately). We had such a relaxing time. We live in Columbia, MD and a place like this... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice space. The kitchen is good size and you can store fishing equipment under deck. The room sways like your on a boat though. We also were charged a different rate for each night and wasn't told a difference up front. Pool is clean just small and no place to sit in shade.

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Thank Julie F
Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are very perplexed about your comment about rates. Unless you changed rooms, there would be no reason to change the rates. Perhaps you could call the office to discuss this further. The room swaying slightly is a function of the wind and the fact the building is on pilings - a common feature in... More 

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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would definitely consider staying here again if we go back to Buxton. The location really cannot be beat if you are in Buxton. I called months ahead for my reservation to get beach front, and we were for sure beach front, about 50-feet to the water. Wifi was OK, kids were pacified. The beach at Hatteras is very scenic, with... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again! More 

Xenia, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to stay! Open beach to walk! Rocking chairs on the porch were great to watch a sunrise or the waves in the heat of the day in the shade! Charcoal grill great for steaks & shrimp! Staff is friendly and helpful! Away from the hustle and bustle! What a great week in an efficiency with full kitchen.... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this review. We do hope you will come back and stay with us again! More 

Cartersville, Georgia
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109 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing everyone has to understand is this is an old model. And you will NOT find a chain hotel for miles:) But for the age, I think they do a great job overall with what they are working with. The STAFF is pleasant and is there to serve you:) The MOST important thing is that the room was... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We think it was an honest assessment of your reaction and we are glad that overall you enjoyed yourselves. The flies are more a factor of the prevailing southwest wind in the summer months. We (on Hatteras Island) are remote and that is a bit plus for people who come back year after year. Humidity... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would actually rate this higher as it was perfect for what we were looking for - but it's not a five star motel as they're typically rated! The room is big, has a coffee maker, sm. fridge (and microwave but who uses those destructive health hazards 😜)...clean and comfortable bed. Room has that more like cottage feel than you... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Just want to clarify things - there is never a fee for room service. In our motel rooms we provide service upon request. Suites with kitchens are serviced through linen swaps and amenity pick up at the office. We're not sure where the "extra fee" idea came from in your case - but rest assured... More 

Syracuse
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start? The entire visit was awesome! The office staff was so friendly and helpful. We stayed in a townhouse and loved it. It was clean, well stocked, and the view was incredible. Steps away from the beach makes it so easy with our grandchild and not having to lug all the beach stuff every time we go.... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We keep working on making sure our rooms are what our guests expect. How to see you again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very spacious townhouse with 2 levels and 2 balconies (with rocking chairs), one being private. Fully furnished. The dishwasher was a plus. Great view right on the ocean. The staff provided exceptional service. The pool was clean and big! Nice quiet area.

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments! We hope you'll come back and visit soon. More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed soundside in a suite. We were wondering what to expect due to some mixed reviews. When we arrived 2 hours early, we went to the office to check in, to our surprise our room was ready, and we're able to check in early. The man at the front desk was very friendly and inviting. When we entered our... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. We will consider lengthening pool hours during the summer. As the pool is not out from the bottom, we want to insure safety. We'll see what we an do as that's probably a good idea. See you next time! More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is on a beautiful spot of beach on Hatteras. The outside looks great.The inside is the issue. I expected an older room, maybe in need of a remodel after viewing the motel pictures. The room was dirty, rug always sandy and wet feeling, room smelled terribly musty, window blinds were broken, holes in the walls all over, bathroom... More 

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

We are very sorry for this guest's experience. We consistently ask for feedback during a guest's stay or prior to departure so that we can address any issues. We are working toward updating and upgrading the rooms over time and it seems this one needs a bit more TLC than the others. It would have been helpful to us for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Hatteras Motel is located on the oceanfront in Buxton North Carolina. We are located about a mile down the beach from the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The motel is bordered by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Atlantic Ocean. The motel has a fresh water pool with a hot tub. When conditions are safe, our beach is great for swimming and surfing. It is also one of the best places in the country to surf fish. We are about ten miles from the marinas at Hatteras Inlet. Boats out of Hatteras have the shortest run to the gulf stream north of Florida. There is also a fishing pier five miles north of Cape Hatteras Motel. We offer oceanfront rooms with either one king or two queen beds. We also offer two bedroom suites, complete with full kitchens.These units are complete with linens and dishes. All units have access to free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs and air conditioning. Whether you are coming to Cape Hatteras to surf or kite board, windsurf or fish, or maybe to just walk our miles of National Seashore beaches; the Cape Hatteras Motel is the place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Hatteras Motel

Address: 46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range: $139 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cape Hatteras Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Cape Hatteras Motel Hotel Buxton
Cape Hatteras Hotel
Cape Hatteras Motel Hatteras Island, NC - Buxton
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