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Hatteras Marlin Motel

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Havelock, North Carolina
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with friends for 2 nights before going out on a charter boat. The room was clean and convenient and the in-room coffee was excellent! The location is great and the staff is friendly. We'll stay again if we decide to take out a charter!

Thank SharonB2
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Room stinks like mold or something. Table where phone sat had extensive water damage. Mirrors in bathroom had moisture damage. Goose poop everywhere. Small pools, unfriendly people in office. Maintenance guy who brought us extra blankets was a great guy but he was the only good thing about this place. I have been coming to Hatteras for over 20 years.... More 

Thank Tawnia H

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room reeks of mold (or something). Musty. Air conditioning barely works. Moldy tub caulking. Doors/ door handles dirty. Furniture dirty. I can only imagine what the mattresses look like. Thank God I brought Lysol wipes. Huge disappointment. Stay in Ocracoke or before Hatteras.

Thank 234clp
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Every time I fish out of Hatteras I stay at the Marlin. The hotel is as clean as any on the Outer Banks. It is very close to everything and well kept. Willa has been very helpful on my last 2 trips. I am sure I will be back in the next few weeks

Thank jrroth51
Ashland, Virginia
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Have stayed here many time fishing in the tournaments on the beach and have never had any problems, the staff is always friendly and willing to help in any way they can. the hotel is a older place but is still running fine, i have been staying at the Hatteras Marlin since the early 80's and will continue to on... More 

Thank james827martin
Arlington, Virginia
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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We picked this place because it’s close to the dock for an early morning boat trip. The room was clean and spacious with all the amenities we need. We particularly appreciated the powerful air conditioner which kept the room cool and dry.

Thank Joanna C
Hume, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We selected this hotel for a one night stay on our trip to Topsail Island. The room was clean and bright - Room 5. Had everything needed for a great stay. The bed was super comfy. The staff was helpful and friendly. We would definitely stay here again and for a longer stay even to enjoy the area. Price was... More 

Thank Denisej0523
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in room 15. Strong musty, mildew smell. Room was moldy and cleaned visible mold from air conditioner vent. Ceiling was peeling in some areas. Carpet was very dirty and felt sticky. Room was very damp in general and could not get wet clothes or towels to dry. All dry clothes, blankets and pillows had a damp feel (except those... More 

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Powhatan, Virginia
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Rented this place last minute. Was VERY reasonably priced and conveniently located. Arrived after 11pm, staff was kind enough to put our keys out for us. Room is what you would expect, simple, 2 beds and a bath. We were happily surprised at how clean the room was. Beds very comfortable. Honestly did not expect such a great room in... More 

Thank Lindsay H
Youngsville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Check-in was quick and easy. Front desk staff VERY pleasant. We were given Room 1 which is literally a parking spot's length from HWY 12. As soon as we arrived in the room the traffic noise was the only thing we heard and I knew it wouldn't work for me. Back at the check-in desk I requested a room that... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hatteras Marlin Motel

Address: 57753 NC HWY 12, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island
Price Range: $89 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 41
Also Known As:
Hatteras Marlin Hotel Hatteras Island
Hatteras Island Marlin Hotel
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