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Ocracoke Harbor Inn
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Ocracoke
Certificate of Excellence
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful location and service”
Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

We just spent two nights here and would definitely stay again. The staff was very courteous and helpful and our room quite comfortable. We had a harbor view king on the second floor. It had a small kitchenette, which made it simple to prepare our own meals if we wanted to.

Be aware, however, that if a bright room bothers you this might not be a good choice as the front wall is all window, which is covered by translucent, white vertical blinds. It didn't bother me but could definitely be an issue for someone used to blackout window coverings. This is the only reason I didn't give 5 stars.

The continental breakfast was fairly typical - bagels, muffins, cereal, fruit, coffee, juice, and a selection of teas. Adequate but nothing special.

The location is excellent. You can walk or bike to anything in the village.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights at another place on Ocracoke and we wanted to stay a few more nights. We stopped by this inn and got a room for 2 nights.The owner and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We were thrilled with the room which was over the office. It overlooks Silver Lake and the view is beautiful. The room was spotless and had a lovely jacuzzi tub right in the room. Breakfast was included. They also rent bikes and golf carts which is what most people use instead of cars while on the island. We were so lucky to find this gem for our last nights!

Room Tip: Room 401 would be a great for a honeymoon !
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Ocracoke is a great place to visit and the Ocracoke Harbor Inn is a pleasant place to stay. We had a suite, # 301 which was perfect- on the top floor on the end. It is one bedroom witha large sitting room which has a sofa bed . The sofa bed has a regular mattress that you ad air to with an electric pump. This makes it much more comfortable than a regular sofa pullout bed! There are 2 TVs and a private balcony . You can see the Pamlico sound ferries from your room. Most restaurants and shops are within walking distance or by using a rental golf cart. The cart was fun to peel around in and explore the back streets of the town. We will be back!

  • Stayed April 2014
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2014

We have stayed at the Harbor Inn a number of times. It is usually pleasant, clean, well-cooled, etc. But for the money, there are places in town with nicer beds and better breakfast. Still, if you have a room on the front of the hotel overlooking Silver Lake, or if you venture out onto their dock to watch the sunset, it can be pretty sweet. As to folks complaining about bugs, etc., try late Spring or early Summer, when conditions are more pleasant on the Island.

Room Tip: Get a room IN FRONT of the hotel, with a view.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is the perfect motel for an island experience, overlooking a beautiful lake/harbor. Our room overlooked the harbor, over a grassy lawn. Very nice, clean, but not commercial. This is a nice getaway place. Great local restaurants on an island of about 800 inhabitants. Rent a golf cart, and enjoy an island tour. Very nice people, friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Reviewed November 19, 2013

Just returned from spending several days at the Ocracoke Harbor Inn. Rooms were very clean and large. Small deck with chairs were nice for morning coffee with a great view of the harbor. Continental breakfast was a little better than the usual fair. Staff was extremely helpful on all matters. Loved the location very close to the small village so you could walk, bicycle, or rent a golf cart. Bicycles and golf carts are for rent at the office.

No complaints and we would not hesitate to stay here when we return to Ocracoke in the Spring.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jasper, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Just returned from a couple of nights at the Ocracoke Harbor Inn. Loved the location. It is across a small street from the water, but the balcony overlooked the harbor and the view was very nice. The office is across the street, right on the water. Stayed in room 101, which had a kitchenette that included a bar sink, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, toaster, and a few dishes. The room was spacious and clean, and the balcony, while small, was a wonderful place to sit and enjoy coffee and conversation. Check-in/out was efficient, and the staff was pleasant. Continental breakfast is adequate. The price was reasonable. I would most definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Ocracoke Harbor Inn

Property: Ocracoke Harbor Inn
Address: 135 Silver Lake Road, Ocracoke, NC 27960
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Ocracoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ocracoke Harbor Inn overlooks picturesque Silver Lake Harbor in the heart of the Village. Enjoy the scenery from your private deck or relax at water's edge on the docks. The Inn's beautifully appointed 16 rooms and 7 suites provide for a delightful and relaxing vacation surrounded in uncompromising luxury. Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast on the waterfront deck and watch the fishing boats depart for the day. Then kick off your shoes and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of the Island. ... more   less 
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