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Cape Hatteras Motel

13/06/2017 14/06/2017
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2016

On August 8 we made our first trip to the Outer Banks. Unfortunately a few hours after we arrived we got a call about a death in the family. We had to leave immediately. We called Cape Hatteras Motel because we had to cancel our reservation. They immediately said they understood and they refunded our deposit. We didn't expect that...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

We are so sorry for your loss. We do work very hard to meet customer's needs, especially in times of family hardship. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The view was amazing. This was the first beach vacation where we stayed in an ocean view room. I was satisfied with the location and the amount of space in the room. We could hear the waves at night and it was so relaxing. We would take the very short walk down the steps and were right there, set up...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are very sorry you did not feel you received value for your money. To address your issues: 1. We continue to work to improve the look of our rooms. 2. We have found from over 40 years experience that guests who book rooms with kitchens generally do not want the housekeeping staff in the...

Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I'm giving this hotel 5 stars because of the view and location. Stayed in a room in the motel which was across the street from the oceanfront part of the motel. Rooms were old and musty smelling but clean. The beach was absolutely divine and private, not nearly as busy as the beaches further north. Cape Hatteras has the tallest...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We've made note of your comments and we continue to try to keep rooms fresh.

Reviewed 6 August 2016

These folks need to update the rooms, i. e., put globes on the bare ceiling bulbs, replace the rusted fridge and fuse box, clean the rooms, and update the decor that looks like a mobile home. New towels once a day would be nice, too. Oh yes, replace the flat sand bags with real pillows. Much overpriced for quality of...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

While we always appreciate guest feedback, we do find this guest's final comments to be inappropriate. We have already responded to this guest who sent us an identical e-mail. We are addressing his concerns, but we would add that we receive many positive comments about our rooms and especially about our service. It may have been helpful if he has...

Reviewed 4 August 2016

I had a good room in college, but this motel extended upon it by having a small fridge and microwave. Having a room right next to the beach didn't hurt either. I love the fact that the lighthouse is visible. Or, at least it was from my vantage point. Clean sheets and a peaceful place.

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We hope you'll come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Really nice people with the staff members. They really made us feel welcome. They really wanted to make our stay good. Thank you to the staff of Cape Hatteras Motel. Clean rooms. Great view! The only thing I would suggest is in a beach side motel is take the carpet. The carpet gets really bad and feels yelk when you...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We agree about the carpeting and hope to change over all rooms with carpeting by next season if we can. Hope you see you again soon!

Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We spent four days here through a reservation with Bookings.com. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, and the location is great. Unfortunately the quality of the rooms (which are very old) doesn't make this a very good value for the money. I can appreciate the peak season pricing, but this four night stay was not worth $1000 (with tax)....

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate the review and the positive feedback on staff and on our amazing location. Our rates during high season directly on the oceanfront are comparable to others who offer the same amenities so we are sorry this guest did not feel he/she received value for the money spent. We continue to work on improvements on the property.

Columbia, MD
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The room we booked was right on the beach. You step downstairs, your there. The room was clean and included a small fridge and microwave. The staff was very friendly and helpful (we looked our keys in the room and they helped us immediately). We had such a relaxing time. We live in Columbia, MD and a place like this...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Graham
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Nice space. The kitchen is good size and you can store fishing equipment under deck. The room sways like your on a boat though. We also were charged a different rate for each night and wasn't told a difference up front. Pool is clean just small and no place to sit in shade.

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are very perplexed about your comment about rates. Unless you changed rooms, there would be no reason to change the rates. Perhaps you could call the office to discuss this further. The room swaying slightly is a function of the wind and the fact the building is on pilings - a common feature in...

Reviewed 19 July 2016

Would definitely consider staying here again if we go back to Buxton. The location really cannot be beat if you are in Buxton. I called months ahead for my reservation to get beach front, and we were for sure beach front, about 50-feet to the water. Wifi was OK, kids were pacified. The beach at Hatteras is very scenic, with...

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Dave D, Owner at Cape Hatteras Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cape Hatteras Motel is located on the oceanfront in Buxton North Carolina. We are located about a mile down the beach from the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The motel is bordered by the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the Atlantic Ocean. The motel has a fresh water pool with a hot tub. When conditions are safe, our beach is great for swimming and surfing. It is also one of the best places in the country to surf fish. We are about ten miles from the marinas at Hatteras Inlet. Boats out of Hatteras have the shortest run to the gulf stream north of Florida. There is also a fishing pier five miles north of Cape Hatteras Motel. We offer oceanfront rooms with either one king or two queen beds. We also offer two bedroom suites, complete with full kitchens.These units are complete with linens and dishes. All units have access to free Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs and air conditioning. Whether you are coming to Cape Hatteras to surf or kite board, windsurf or fish, or maybe to just walk our miles of National Seashore beaches; the Cape Hatteras Motel is the place to stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Hatteras Motel

Address: 46556 Hwy 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island > Buxton
Price Range: $246 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cape Hatteras Motel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“ask for beachfront if you want it - also the stairs to upper floors are steep so ask for lower level if you can't do the stairs.”
EastTNTraveler, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ocean-front is definitely the best!”
kayb49825, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“book early”
RSGaines, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a room Oceanside for a real Outer Banks experience; you can watch the waves and hear the surf from your room.”
swamplady, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 310 or 312 are perfect - the best...!!”
  • Standing inside the room, this is the view...... heaven on earth for me :)
Sofisticat, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
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