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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonder location, beautiful view, clean and friendly staff. The rooms overlook the water and have private decks as well. Very spacious rooms, with small refrig and microwave. Upon returning to the Island-we will stay here again!

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breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are so glad you had a good stay and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Shadyside, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had a FANTASTIC stay here as usual. It was so nice to be "home" our daughter didn't join us this trip (was with pappy at MB). Everyone is so nice and helpful. We stayed in the fishermen's quarters efficiency room. This room has 2 queen beds, love seat, sleeper sofa, full size fridge, kitchen, bathroom and microwave. We brought a... More 

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Thank sadez16
breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

As always, we were so glad to see you. Thanks for the additions to our kitchen! We look forward to seeing you in May. More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to stay in a ockracoke but they had no rooms available since we didn't know where we would end up we waited last minute. So we caught the ferry to cape hatteras and called the break water inn. The pictures looked awesome but they said they only had two rooms left so we took the handicap accessible fishermen... More 

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Thank Dallas M
breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with your stay at the Fisherman's Quarters. As you stated, we only had 2 rooms left and they were both in our pet friendly building. The rooms in this building aren't as nice a those in our Sound front building. Both room types are shown on our web page. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at The Breakwater Inn while traveling through the Outer Banks. It's located in the quaint Village of Hatteras. The staff were very friendly at check in and our room was clean. My favorite thing was the view from the deck that's attached to the room. I spent most of the evening out there watching boats come... More 

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Thank Sarah P
New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I stayed the Breakwater Inn for only one night and enjoyed the room, its cleanliness, but most of all the stunning harbor view from the room and the deck of the restaurant. The staff is very friendly - i would come back any time.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed in the main part of the Inn and not the Fishermen's Quarters which were fully booked. We thought $179 was a tad pricey for one night, but the view from our balcony made up for it. We were on the third floor and there is no elevator, so we had to send the luggage up in the 'dumb... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Staff was helpful getting my boys and I set up for the night, we had a 5am fishing charter set up. The room seemed clean at first but once inside it smelled very musty and damp. We opened the door to the patio and left it open for a bit to try and air it out but it was late... More 

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2 Thank EJ F
breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

This guest arrived a day after tropical Storm Colin passed by us dropping a record amount of rainfall. That was probably why the room smelled damp. If the door was open for any length of time I'm sure flying insects, such as mosquitoes, gnats, no-see-ums, etc., entered the room. This probably explains why one of the boys got bit on... More 

Hertford, North Carolina
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Spent a great Memorial Day weekend at the newest section of the Breakwater Inn. Nice people both in the office and in the nearby restaurant! The views were AWESOME and room was spotless! Pricing for our stay was well worth it, if you are trying to find somewhere to stay come here! Do not stay at an overpriced hotel! Will... More 

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breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Jon! We are glad you had a great stay in Hatteras and look forward to seeing you again! More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

My husband booked a room at the recommendation of the charter company for his birding tour. In all honesty, the rooms in the main building of the inn may have been better than the adjunct where our room was located. There was a bag of empty beer cans in front of our door. Not a good welcome. The room itself... More 

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1 Thank Sally S
breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

The room that this guest stayed in was in our pet friendly older building, which is a bit cheaper than our newer main building. The bag of empty beer cans was not in front of this guest's room but the room next door, which was being cleaned. As soon as the room was cleaned the bag of trash was removed.... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Breakwater Inn for hubby's fishing trip. Our usual house that we stay at was unavailable for such a short stay (3 days). The Breakwater is located on a marina. Easy walking distance to the beach, restaurants and shopping (SeaWorthy Gallery). The Breakwater Inn has one of my major requirements, cleanliness! Our room was spotless! I saw... More 

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1 Thank Travondia
breakwaterinn, Front Office Manager at The Breakwater Inn, responded to this review

We as so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Breakwater Inn. Thank you for your understanding of a water front hotel and the smell that is associated with a marina. We are very proud of the great job our housekeepers do, we got a 99.5 sanitation rating last year! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Breakwater Inn

Address: 57896 Hwy 12, Hatteras Village, Hatteras Island, NC 27943
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Hatteras Island
Price Range: RM393 - RM442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Breakwater Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“It is worth paying the extra for the harbour view, but beware there are no elevators”
 of 5 bubbles hojo1892, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a water view room.”
 of 5 bubbles jackgriff, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“I liked the view from the 3rd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lakeyaemason, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pick the top floor for your stay”
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“understand the difference between main hotel and fisherman quarters”
 of 5 bubbles JVSibley, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
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