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The Cove Bed and Breakfast

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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65 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at The Cove during a very hot and very humid weekend. The clean room was amply sized with a king bed. Two Adirondack chairs populated the balcony. The room's amenities were not exceptional but adequate. The two breakfasts we had were quite delicious, although somewhat meager considering their web site's comment: "The Cove’s incomparable full-plated and... More 

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

Thanks so much for your response. We certainly did enjoy having you folks here, and appreciate your feedback, we always strive for improvement and are glad for all comments. Again thanks, hope to see you back here at The Cove. P.S., just a note that all of our rooms are one queen bed. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice, quiet and rustic place with easy access to the light house, the Springer Trail and the town itself. First the good: the wine buffet is a wonderful concept and I hope it continues. Now the not so good: for a Bed and Breakfast the Cove was extremely limited in that it offered no choices; no toast, no pastries,... More 

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

Thank you so much for your response, we appreciate it. You are right, we need to inject some new recipes in our rotation! We always appreciate new recipes, so feel free to pass along at info@thecovebb.com. Again, thanks for your feedback, and hope to see you back again here on the island. More 

Cary, North Carolina
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time I booked a place based on other reviewers comments and was disappointed. This place was not inexpensive (close to $200/night) and is very outdated/worn. Carpets are stained, showers filthy (stayed in sandpiper). I don't even think our bathroom was cleaned upon our arrival. There was long hair in the shower, as well as sink. Sitting on the deck... More 

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

Again, as I told your friend, I am so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. If you had any kind of cleanliness concerns, you should have left me know immediately when you found it as that obviously is not our standard. And yes, that room was cleaned prior to your arrival, and I actually vacuumed during... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cove has a very good location in beautiful Ocracoke island, and our overall stay was great with nice sea breeze, beautiful views, great seafood. Our Sandpiper room was fine, location and view made up for the room average features. Bikes provided were great, would highly recommend to spend time biking on the island. Wine happy hour is nice, quality... More 

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

Hello, I am so sorry your were disappointed in your stay at The Cove. I admit and apologize that I did miss the food requirements, so sorry if I cam across as rude or uncaring, it certainly was not the case. I am glad to see that you were able to enjoy most of the rest of your stay. More 

Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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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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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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 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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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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
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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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Fred W, Owner at The Cove Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Do return some day More 

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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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