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Merritt, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This warm and inviting inn is within easy walking distance to all that this quaint and quirky village has to offer... from great sailing to entertainment to just relaxing in charming surroundings. Our room (Charleston) was spacious and very comfortable. The common areas were lovely and included the living room where the generous Happy Hour is held, the sun-filled dining...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got married this past Saturday in Oriental and myself along with several of my friends and guests stayed here. I fell in love with this B&B. Lucy & Lou are so wonderful and friendly and were so helpful to this bride! From borrowing scissors and tape to keeping us stocked with pretzel sticks and drinks, they could not have...

1Thank dqsoutherland
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went with two other couples for a fine weekend in Oriental. Crazy about Lou and Lucy, the Innkeepers. Breakfast was ample and delicious both mornings, as were the nightly cocktail/wine hours. What a hospitable place! We hope to return again soon.

Thank Paulo701
Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We recently spent five nights in The Inn at Oriental. This was our first experience at a B&B and if this inn is a good representation of other B&B's I can promise you it won't be our last. Lucy and Lou Athey are the innkeepers and you will never meet two warmer people. We were scheduled to go right after...

1Thank btark
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I had passed by the Inn at Oriental on previous occasions and wanted to try it this time. I was pleasantly surprised. The rates are the same all year long and very reasonable. The room was nice, food was good and the we had a very pleasant time at the cocktail hour visiting with the owners and the other guests....

Thank Sharon M
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Enjoyed my stay in the Nantucket room at the Inn at Oriental. Hosts Lucy and Lou make you feel very welcome and can help you get acquainted with the area. The photos and description accurately depicted the room. The Nantucket had a private deck which made loading and unloading luggage convenient. The king size bed was very comfortable and the...

Thank winsomelosesum
Rocky Point, North Carolina
Reviewed September 19, 2016

What a charming, well-run little B&B this is! Our room was clean and comfortable and we were made to feel so welcome. Breakfast was outstanding and Lucy is just a lovely lady. Unfortunately, minutes after we left, we discovered we had a flat tire, so back we went and, even though we'd checked out, my husband was able to use...

Thank GeorgiePaul
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed September 15, 2016

What a great place! Our room had two queen beds in a large room (perfect for friends traveling), with a ceiling fan over each bed (great in steamy weather), a private bath, and with the rain pitter-pattering on our room's tin roof it was the epitome of relaxing. The happy hour at the end of the afternoon included wine, beer...

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed September 13, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Inn at Oriental while in town for the MS150. This adorable B&B is located in the quaint town of Oriental. Lucy and Lou, the new owners, are the most welcoming and warmest hosts! They went to lengths to accommodate our needs. We had an unexpected delay checking in and Lucy was completely understanding....

Thank Jessica T
Edisto Island, South Carolina
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We came for two days to work on our boat at a nearby marina. When we pulled in the driveway Lucy came out to welcome us to The Inn at Oriental. She was wonderful - very genuine and very caring about our trip and our stay. She checked us in, showed us our room and asked if we would like...

Thank Vicki802
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Inn at Oriental

Address: 508 Church St, PO Box 726, Oriental, NC 28571-9294
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oriental
Number of rooms: 12
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“One of the websites described this as a budget B&B. I wasn't expecting much with that description but decided to see for myself.”
 of 5 bubbles 512swm, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet rooms -”
  • The king size bed with wonderful linens and environmentally friendly quilt was extremely comfort
 of 5 bubbles Vicki802, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“The Loft room was quite spacious. For pets, call ahead to reserve the rooms that accommodate pets with an attached outside veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles 640zoew, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have outdoor patios.”
 of 5 bubbles BrookeG854, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles atrometer, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
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