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The Cove Bed and Breakfast

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21 Loop Road, P.O. Box 1300, Ocracoke, NC 27960-1300
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Pamlico Suite on the third floor and it was great. We had a view of the ocean off the balcony(which you can also sun on too). Our room was beautiful and very comfortable. Sharon and John were delightful and breakfast was always delicious and we looked forward to it every morning. We enjoyed our stay at... More 

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1 Thank jatha56
Sharon B, Manager at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks you so much, we so enjoyed having you here with us. It was a pleasure meeting you/getting to know you both. We are hoping as well to see you soon! More 

Washington, DC
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights midweek at The Cove right before July 4th. We stayed in the Flamingo room on the 2nd floor with a queen bed and giant patio overlooking the backyard and neighbors. It might be possible to see the lighthouse during the winter, but too many trees and leaves in June. My husband and I love Ocracoke and... More 

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

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! You are so right, it really does make a much more enjoyable experience when you take part in the "social" part of staying here. Our guest (including you of course) are a most interesting mix of folks, and we have lots of fun and lively conversations. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My fiancee, girlfriend at the start of the trip, and I stayed in the Sandpiper room. It was a gorgeous room with a beautiful view. While the room was fantastic, the hosts were the best part of the trip. Sharon and John are amazing and I could not have planned such a perfect proposal on Okcracoke Island without them. They... More 

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were all pleased to be part of your new journey, and wish for you a long and happy life together. Thanks for the kind remarks! More 

Utica, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Sharon and John are a "hoot"! Even more so if Sharon's sister Amy is visiting, which she was when we were there, May1-5, 2016! :) Located very/very near the Ocracoke Lighthouse, about 150 walking meters away. :) Pretty cool since you can easily see it from the property. We stayed in the Portsmouth Suite on the 3rd floor. Wonderful room,... More 

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your delightful review- I couldn't have said it better myself! Do come back soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Stayed in the Portsmouth Suite. Lovely balcony, great views and superb facilities. Sharon was really helpful and the 17.30 glass of wine and nibbles with other guests made for an interesting and enjoyable stay. No problem either when we asked for a breakfast "grab & go" at 06.30 so that we could get the early ferry to Cedar Island. Thanks... More 

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1 Thank Roy R
Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're pleased you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to your return More 

Halifax, Pa
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here over New Year's for our anniversary. Not much is open on the island but there was still plenty to do. The best part of our trip were the innkeepers Sharon and John. They made our trip very pleasant and relaxing.

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1 Thank AmyH_Halifax_Pa
Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Do return some day More 

Oxford, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We arrived at the Cove just in time for Happy Hour which featured a pleasant wine and really great fresh bread and cheese. Our hostess, Sharon, made us feel welcome and right at home. The next day Sharon made blueberry pan cakes for breakfast and when our daughter dropped a berry causing a stain on the shirt she was planning... More 

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Glad that worked out. Do come again More 

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Great location amazing staff and wonderful food!! The Cove was clean, rooms great and amazing screened in deck for coffee and wine! Bikes available to ride around island and Sharon can give you tips on all the best locations!

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1 Thank cathyw237
Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Middletown, Delaware
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Upon our arrival at the Cove, we met Sharon, who was very warm and welcoming. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. Overall this bed and breakfast is very quaint and relaxing. The only downfall , we could only stay one night.

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1 Thank amusike
Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Next time you must stay longer. Thanks. More 

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Excellent breakfast and happy hour food especially the Ceviche. Enjoyed the bounty of bicycles for the times you just don't want to drive, actually once parked in the drive there is no real need to drive except to go fishing or shelling. It was nice to be away from traffic. Our room was huge with a great big bed and... More 

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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hmmmm- we'll think about that. Thanks. More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After an hour ferry ride you'll find yourself really able to unwind. Four rooms and three suites, a scrumptious full breakfast (such as Eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, pumpkin pancakes and others) can make lunch optional. You'll love our fig preserves, made with our very own figs. Our complimentary evening wine and light hors d'oeuvres reception and bikes, together with water and sunset vistas like none before will embrace you. 14 Miles of undeveloped beach, charter fishing, charming shopping or just doin' nothin' will have you coming back! See you soon? ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cove Bed and Breakfast

Address: 21 Loop Road, P.O. Box 1300, Ocracoke, NC 27960-1300
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Price Range: $125 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Cove Hotel Ocracoke
The Cove b&b
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