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Cavalier by the Sea

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Your "home away from home" awaits you at The Cavalier By The Sea. Friendly service is our hallmark. We believe at the end of your stay you will be satisfied and refreshed and not quite ready to leave.... and you will find yourself returning year after year as do hundreds of our previous and now regular guests. Cavalier By The Sea offers a family atmosphere. For your enjoyment we have a large swimming pool for adults, a small one for the kiddies and a large play ground equipped with swings, slides, a giant ship for the kids, shuffleboard, volleyball and picnic tables. We have comfortable rooms with queen and double beds, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. We also have efficiencies and two & three-bedroom cottages including living room, kitchen, and bath completely furnished for light housekeeping. You will be right on the ocean and have only a few feet to walk to enjoy it to your heart's content whether it be swimming, wading, sun bathing or surfcasting. Or if you prefer not to walk at all, enjoy watching the ocean from your front porch in our very popular ocean front rooms which, unlike most "ocean front" rooms, sit right on the beach with no dunes to block your view. We are located on the "Ocean Side" of Virginia Dare Trail (Hwy. 12) at the 8.5 mile post, diagonally across from Wright Memorial Monument and opposite the Port O'Call Restaurant. Located in the center of the Outer Banks beaches, we provide a convenient place to make your headquarters while taking short trips to other points of interest in the area, such as Roanoke Island, Hatteras and Ocracoke. Golf courses, fishing piers, deep sea, sound and inlet fishing centers, souvenir shopping, and recreational areas are readily accessible. We are open all year.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We stayed in the off season, and were not disappointed. The room was clean, and for the most part well appointed. The bathroom was VERY clean (not something that we always see) with plenty of towels. The water did take a couple seconds to get warm, with the bathroom sink water
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This is not a fancy place but we feel you can’t beat it for price and location. We’ve only stayed in the oceanfront rooms, mainly off season, and like having the kitchen. I’ve come here alone in winter and felt at home and safe. The picture window and covered porch outside
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We found this motel by driving by and stopping. We loved this place and plan to come back here. We stayed in a beach front room and couldn't have been happier that it was literally right in front of the water. The sand comes up to the sidewalk in front of the beach rooms. The
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This was a very last minute trip, bringing our pet (which we normally do not do). As such, our options were somewhat limited. We looked at several hotels and decided on the Cavalier. The 3-bedroom cottage is the pet-friendly option. Check-in was smooth and the attendant was
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We’ve stayed at the Cavalier several times and I can’t say enough about the experience. The staff are great. The rooms have all you need. The beach is right there. The beds are comfy. The cool thing is it’s still owned by the same family since 1949. Sitting around the motor
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The Oceanfront Room with Kitchenette at the Cavalier by the Sea
The porch on the oceanfront side of the motel.
Yes there were pets everywhere. We left our boy home because it was only a four day get away. But definitely worth the call and ask.
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Are they open in early March?
I believe they are.....but I am not positive.
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call the place first before to make reservation.
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"Ocean front rooms are not wheel chair accessible, though plenty of other rooms are."
"Oceanfront rooms are the best!"
"Ask for beach front. So worth an extra fee if there is one. Right on the beach!!"
"We stayed in a 3 bedroom 'cabin' #30 and it was great!"
"Ocean view is the best..."
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksKill Devil Hills
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