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Cape Pines Motel

47497 NC Highway 12, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 6 hotels in Buxton
Cape Pines Motel on Hatteras is in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are a small family owned and operated establishment, offering clean, comfortable rooms at a moderate price. Our rooms are so clean you would think your mother works here! Nestled in the heart of the quiet village of Buxton and situated in the midst of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, our guests are able to enjoy over 100 miles of clean, white sand beach as well as easy access to shopping, sightseeing, and the wide variety of activities offered by the Outer Banks, such as OBX charter fishing in the Gulf Stream, surf fishing, OBX windsurfing at Canadian Hole, board surfing, kite-surfing, swimming, birding, shelling and kite flying.Bring the whole family - we offer a complete range of accommodations from motel rooms to suites with living rooms. And there is no need to leave Fido home alone! Pets are welcome in designated rooms (advance reservations necessary), limit 2 pets per room with applicable pet fee. We look forward to welcoming you to Cape Pine Motel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary tea
Children's television networks
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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katiej77 wrote a review Sep 2020
Belton, South Carolina56 contributions4 helpful votes
We were stranded on Hatteras Island with 2 large dogs. We were able to land a pet friendly room in this motel. The owners were very friendly and accommodating. The room was clean and comfortable. The next evening when we could not get off the island again the were able to get a King efficacy which had a nice size mini fridge, large microwave, two stove burners and small kitchen sink, with plenty of cups and dishes and such and full coffee pot. Again was comfortable and clean and perfect for our needs and were we ended up for the next 2 nights until the road opened. They have washer and dryer available (for a fee) on the premises. Also had an pool we didn't use but looked nice. Offered a nice area to walk your dogs with baggies available. They also have grills for their guests. Everything in Buxton is really close Conners (grocery) is a walk across the street. I would definitely recommend this motel.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Dipti Shah, General Manager at Cape Pines Motel
Responded 1 Oct 2020
We are so glad that you guys enjoyed your stay with us, even if it was unplanned. It was an unfortunate circumstance for everyone to be stuck on the island, so we tried our best to accommodate everyone we could. When we see reviews from our guests like this it makes all the work worth it. We hope you are doing well and we can't wait to have you again.
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Mary Kay D wrote a review Jul 2020
Centreville, Virginia26 contributions3 helpful votes
We come two days early before getting cottage to avoid traffic. This is a very clean and well located hotel. Due to Covid there are no blankets but we were informed before so we’re prepared. There is also no maid service which is fine. You can ask for clean towels but we chose not to to avoid someone entering room. Do wish there had been more than two bath towels, one hand towel and two wash cloths. The room was fine- and quiet. We will come again. Close to Connors for food! Did not use pool but it looked nice. Tried to take room pano but failed!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Dipti Shah, General Manager at Cape Pines Motel
Responded 26 Jul 2020
Thank you for your detailed review. Towels can be exchanged at front desk on daily basis. Most our guests have been doing that. We are sorry if it has caused an inconvenience to your stay. Thank you for understanding and to help us minimize the spread during this unknown times.
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R2roberts wrote a review Jul 2020
Williamsburg, Virginia11 contributions
Great place for families with large and small dogs. Clean and comfortable w/no frills. Our room was considered a suite with 2 bedrooms w/wall air conditioners. Small kitchen with a small table is functional. Wi fi was terrific. Pool was an added benefit w/warm temperatures nice chairs and tables. Open 1000 to 9pm. Hotel is managed by a nice family who takes their job and guest feedback seriously. Guests were very friendly. Dog park in the back was a plus for our 2 German shepherds. Only critique was lack of working gas grills which the leadership is aware Of and buying new ones. We ll be back next year.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Dipti Shah, General Manager at Cape Pines Motel
Responded 26 Jul 2020
Thank you giving us opportunity to host your family. We value your business and feedback. We will be happy to serve you again.
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Patty B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Rooms were clean crisp sheets but because of covid you had to bring own blankets and no room service Pool was nice but loud right on mainstreet The 2nd floor had no insulation so it was like elephants on the ceiling 5 nights of summer saults We spoke to people did no good Mgr didn't either take care of pronlem So if you want peace and quit ask for bungalow with no top floor
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Dipti Shah, General Manager at Cape Pines Motel
Responded 26 Jul 2020
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your business. We are sorry for any inconvenience a heavy footed upstairs guest may have caused. We do call our guests upstairs or even next door to inform their actions are disturbing other guests around them.
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SunnydaysLewes_DE wrote a review Jun 2020
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware306 contributions222 helpful votes
This has been our go to place for a beach jaunt with our fur babies for years. As my other reviews have stated— it’s not fancy but clean, comfortable and spacious. Love the heart of pine floors and walls! Each room is decorated to maximize space. Price point is fair. The pool has been redone. The enclosed dog yard a definite plus! That said— this is where I notice the difference the most. Gate latches are now no longer seamless but have become rusty and difficult to latch or are no longer aligned. Fencing is dilapidated and there are now possible escape routes by neighboring shed. Brush has been completely removed allowing the yard to be filled with neighbor cat fecal matter( hard to control I know), horseshoe pits have been destroyed and since there is only one trash can by one gate— it seems guests using other access points are too lazy to pick up after their dogs. Rude! The central location is perfect for a secluded OBX experience.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Response from Dipti Shah, General Manager at Cape Pines Motel
Responded 26 Jul 2020
We appreciate you business. Thank you for a detailed review. It really helps us. We will look into all the issues mentioned about pet park.
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US$96 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksHatteras IslandBuxton
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cape Pines Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Cape Pines Motel?
Nearby attractions include Canadian Hole (1.1 km), Uncle Eddy's Frozen Custard and 18-Hole Mini Golf (1.0 km), and Buxton Village Books (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cape Pines Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Cape Pines Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Cape Pines Motel?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Cape Pines Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cape Pines Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Buxton Munch Company, Orange Blossom Bakery, and Rusty's Surf And Turf.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cape Pines Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cape Pines Motel?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Cape Pines Motel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cape Pines Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Cape Pines Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (1.9 km).