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Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in August of 2015 but the date feature on the app doesn't go back that far. This is a cute little hotel right on the ocean in the Outter Banks. We stayed in a double room with another couple; we had four adults and two children under five - everyone loved it. The kitchen was clean, the...

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

And we can't wait to host you! Thank you for the review.

Chilbolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 15, 2016

We stayed here 3 years ago and, as we said back then, it's a fairly basic motel but, its location on the beach is second to none so we always intended to return to this great location. Comfy bed, good TV, microwave, coffee maker, fridge and even a toaster, which is a nice touch, and a cloth and tea towel...

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

Thank you for your review! Just as an FYI for other guests, rooms with full kitchens do have all of the utensils, plates, etc. you might need. Motel rooms, as this guest mentioned, have a coffee maker, mini-fridge and microwave. Let us know if there's any thing you need!

Bozeman, Montana, United States
Reviewed October 27, 2016

I stayed at this motel for four nights recently to attend a family event. I have been visiting the Outer Banks since I was a little girl but this trip was not for a usual summer vacation visit. It was to attend a family member's funeral and I was travelling solo. It is a great option for those that want...

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

We are glad that our motel really worked for you during a difficult time. We hope you can visit with us again under happier circumstances. Thank you for the review.

Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
Reviewed October 21, 2016

This is a great place to stay in Buxton, NC. We stayed at the oceanfront suite and the view was fantastic. The suite has a queen bed and another room with two twin beds. What I really liked here is the fully equipped kitchen that allows you to cook your meals and save some money. There is a laundry room...

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

Thank you! We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us!

Brooklyn, Ohio
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Love this motel. Haven't been here in years but once again went back for another visit. Couldn't have been happier. Clean and right on the beach. Small drive from the bigger cities. Can't wait to go back.

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

Thank you so much! We can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed October 6, 2016

My husband booked this motel, after having read many good reviews. We thought it would be nice to have a suite with 2 bedrooms & a full kitchen...it might have been if the room was not just dirty looking but actually dirty around the edges of the rooms and the air return on the wall was incredibly filthy. The refrigerator...

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

We are very sorry this guest did not have a good experience. We can clean a refrigerator if a guest let's us know a previous guest left fish. The buildings do shake in the wind as they are on pilings - that is normal here and is in no way unsafe. We would hope this guest would come back and...

Reviewed October 4, 2016

You know, I get that this place is perpetually beaten up by the wind, the sea and the sand. But there were a bunch of little things that kept eating away at what was to be just a relaxing couple of days at the tip (sort of) of OBX. We booked in advance at maybe $150 per nite, checked in...

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

We are very sorry that this guest did not have a positive experience with us. We rarely take exception to comments and criticisms, but the view from any of our oceanfront buildings is more than most people can ever expect to see at a property near or on the beach -- since we literally are on the beach. A straight...

Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Reviewed October 2, 2016

The best place on Hatteras...right on the ocean with a pool that clean and inviting. Wish I never had to leave! I will be back again next year! It books up fast so plan ahead...add extra days so you can stay longer...if you try after you're there, they won't have any. You won't be disappointed. Clean and comfortable and you...

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

Thanks for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is now are 4th trip to Buxton, and this motel. We have such a great time here, that nothing compares to it. This time we came with friends, it was the first time for them. The beach, pool and hot tub are exactly what we needed. The motel worked out perfect, they all loved it. We fished, rented a...

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

Thanks for your kind words! Hope to see you again soon.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Large rooms, friendly staff that were quick to accomodate us when our tv acted up and also when we needed extra towels and toilet paper. The bayside room was perfect for us and another couple; each couple had their own room with a full-size bed and a twin-size bed. Both rooms had plenty of outlets, drawers for clothing with a...

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

Thank you for the review. We do try to fix issues quickly - so if you were out our maintence man would do his best to resolve the problem for you. Not sure what the pungent odor was - we'll look into it. Hope to see you again.

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  • Beachfront
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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: $121 - $255 (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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Cape Hatteras Hotel
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“Room 310 or 312 are perfect - the best...!!”
  • Standing inside the room, this is the view...... heaven on earth for me :)
 of 5 bubbles Sofisticat, Dec 15, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are within walking distance to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles CandaceM619, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“At least in the off season there aren't many other guests to disturb you.”
 of 5 bubbles teresamY4750SR, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor in building A or B”
 of 5 bubbles RogerC149, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“Best stay on the Cape, close to restaurants and activities. Quiet and quaint! Loved every room I've stayed in 208 had all we needed!”
 of 5 bubbles KQD56, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
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