I liked the relaxed vibe of this hotel. It appears to be one of the older hotels on the island, and has some fun historical photos along the walls in the hallways. The pool is small but pleasant, and we never had to deal with any crowds or seating shortages at the pool. The downside of the hotel: The room we stayed in was quite tired-looking for the price (it averaged about $168/night with taxes) -- no charm, but rather the look of a motel room circa 1975. (We probably wouldn't have minded this as much if we hadn't had a few really rainy days that kept us indoors too much.) The window didn't let in enough light, due to the air conditioner. There was a shared balcony with a few chairs (which were being used by a neighboring room). The cleaning service skipped our room one day. On the upside, the staff were pretty friendly, and you really do feel as though the hotel is part of the island's history. The location is good, right off the main road and near plenty of shops and restaurants. I get the feeling that the hotel attracts a lot of loyal repeat visitors.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ocracoke's most historic hotel offers 38 affordable rooms, suites & apts. with kitchens. Game room, grills, pool, bikes, golf carts and Wi-Fi. Pet Friendly Rooms available. B&B atmosphere with hotel privacy. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Blackbeard`s Hotel Ocracoke
- Blackbeards Hotel Ocracoke