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Greenville NC
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93 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here several times over the years. It is an older motel - but quite clean and the owners are very nice. Don't go here expecting luxury...go here to get the quaint island feel that it offers. It is within easy walking distance of several restaurants, the beds are comfortable, and it is reasonably priced.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We weren't completely surprised to walk into a exceptionally clean room - because of the great reviews we had read - but it was a relief nonetheless. Yes, the decor is dated, but honestly I'd rather see a 60's theme rather than a 70s or 80s. Somehow it doesn't seem as dated if it's that outdated. I know - that... More 

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Parlin, New Jersey
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104 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at Bluff Shoal Motel for the last four or five years. If you're looking for countless amenities this is not the place. But if you want a clean room with a attentive person named Cissy and be located in the heart of the village this is it. You can sit out back on their dock and... More 

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Elkin, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Best place in Ocracoke to stay if you're a couple. The location is great. We go every year and park our car in front of our room and ride bikes the whole time we are there. The rooms are extra clean and you can't beat the price.

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Southern NH
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We spent one of our two nights on Ocracoke at this motel, mainly because we could not find another hotel with availability. We were traveling with our pre-teen sons, and had not been to the island before. We are used to staying in chain hotels (Hampton Inn, Embassy Suites, etc.) and knew not to expect anything like that on this... More 

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Wayne G, Owner at Bluff Shoal Motel, responded to this review

First of all, I know that many people don’t bother to read the replies to these reviews, but since we are a small, independently owned family business, I feel compelled to respond. Let me say we are sorry that you were disappointed in your stay with our motel. We are indeed in the ‘heart’ of the village of Ocracoke and... More 

Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I go to Ocracoke several times a year and I always stay at Bluff Shoal Motel. The hotel backs up to Silver Lake and there is a deck there where you can sit and watch the activity on the lake. It's in a great location and rates are more than reasonable. Ocracoke is small so everything is walking or biking... More 

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Tampico, Illinois, United States
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32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Small motel with about 8-10 rooms on main road within walking distance to most places. Would recommend renting bicycles or golf cart to tour town. Motel was clean and comfy . We stayed in room with 2 queen beds. Decent clean bathroom. No coffeemaker but free coffee in motel office. Good service . Does not have ocean view . $119... More 

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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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70 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Had so much fun. This place was located in a small little town. So small we decided to rent a golf cart to get around. Speed limit is only 25mph. Everyone rides around in golf carts. you can see more and get around better. Kind of reminds me of a mini Key West yet, not as crazy. A little Eastern... More 

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Thank Donna C
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This small motel was great! The owners were amazing! Such a little gem of a place. Only 7 rooms here but they were very clean and well stocked for our needs. Close to many shops and waterfront! Would recommend this place for future travelers!

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Only 7 rooms in the motel but they are spotless and well maintained and reminded me of going to the beach as a kid. The proprietors are more than wonderful and the daily housekeeping was much appreciated. Right in the middle of the island close to everything. The deck, chairs and swing out back is right on the harbor and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Bluff Shoal Motel

Address: 306 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Ocracoke
Price Range: RM333 - RM533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Bluff Shoal Ocracoke
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“All rooms have the same view.”
  • Leaving room to go roaming in our golf cart. So much fun.
 of 5 bubbles DonnaC999, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“#7 has a harbor view”
 of 5 bubbles 864SandraM864, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There are only about eight rooms! I would guess that one is just as cute as the next! You can pull your car RIGHT up to your door, with just three or four steps up. It's very handy!”
 of 5 bubbles lisawP2538TW, 29 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had rooms 1 and 2 which was beside office. All the rooms are in perfect location.”
 of 5 bubbles northofraleigh111, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There are only seven rooms, right in a row, but the closer you are to the office, the better the wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles Brabantio, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
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