Ocracoke Accommodations - Bed and Breakfast & Inns
- 144 Silver Lake Drive on Silver Lake Harbor
- (252) 928-5731, (888) 456-1998
This aptly named inn overlooks Silver Lake harbor and has private decks off most rooms so no one misses the view. The inn has 16 rooms and seven suites, all tastefully decorated. The studio-style suites offer two-person whirlpool tubs and kitchenettes. Continental breakfast is complimentary. Guests have access to wireless internet in all rooms along with boat docks, outdoor showers and bikes and golf carts that can be rented. If you want a little more room, ask about the two-bedroom apartment or their one-, two- or three-bedroom cottages. The cottages have a three-night minimum. The inn is open mid-March through November.
- 660 Irvin Garrish Highway
- (252) 928-1311
Offering bed and breakfast since 1984, Oscar’s House has welcomed folks from all over the world. Now in its 30th season, this 1940 island home was built by Captain Joe Burrus, one of the island’s last lighthouse keepers. A gem of an inn, Oscar’s has four guest rooms with three private half-baths, one full bath and an unforgettable outdoor shower. Innkeeper Ann Ehringhaus is a photographer, author, interfaith minister and massage therapist. Oscar’s is located in the heart of Ocracoke village. It offers rest and renewal with good conversation and fun, free bicycles and massage therapy. Healthy full breakfasts are served, and special diets are happily accommodated. Retreats and Reiki workshops are offered in the off-season. An easy walk to the harbor and other historic sites, the B&B is open from April through early November.
- 1021 Irvin Garrish Highway
- (252) 928-1661
Pam’s Pelican Bed and Breakfast has four comfortable private rooms available for rent. Each air conditioned room has a queen-size bed, private bath, WiFi, satellite TV, microwave, coffee maker, mini fridge and alarm clock. Two of the four rooms also include either a full-size futon or twin bed. A hearty home-cooked breakfast is served each morning. Grills, ice and coolers, bikes and beach chairs are available for guests to use. They are pet friendly. Pam’s is open from March until November.
- 395 Irvin Garrish Highway on Silver Lake Harbor
- (252) 928-5721
Silver Lake’s 35 motel rooms and suites, recently renovated, are well-kept, pleasant spaces in the midst of the bustle around Silver Lake. Guests can enjoy both continental breakfasts and sunsets from one of the three stories of decks overlooking the harbor. The newer addition called The Inn boasts large suites with full kitchens and private decks with hammocks. Enjoy spectacular sunset views from the decks of the quaint Silver Lake Motel and Inn while listening to down home live music drifting over from the popular Jolly Roger Pub & marina just across the street. They’re open seasonally from mid April through October.
- 155 Silver Lake Drive on Silver Lake Harbor
- (252) 928-3505, (800) 471-8848
With gables galore and a steep-pitched roof, The Castle looks like a magical sandcastle sitting on the Ocracoke harbor. This bed and breakfast occupies a renovated historic structure built by Ocracoke legend Sam Jones and local craftsmen. The Castle has 11 rooms, each with a private bath. A full breakfast is served. Also on the property are 18 Courtyard Villas providing accommodations for longer stays. All Castle property guests have access to the on-site spa, heated pool, marina, sauna, conference room, wireless internet and bicycles. Villas are available year-round; the Castle B&B closes for the month of January.
- 21 Loop Road
- (252) 928-4192
Off the beaten path at the end of Lighthouse Road, The Cove occupies a beautiful beach house with views of the Pamlico Sound, the lighthouse and spectacular sunsets. The house is large and rambling and has three suites (with jetted tubs) and four rooms, each with its own bath, balcony or screened porch, satellite DirecTV, AC, WiFi and flannel sheets in the winter. They are known for their delicious full breakfasts! Guests are greeted with a complimentary wine reception and provided bikes for roaming. This is a nonsmoking inn for people 15 and older. The whole house can be reserved for retreats or wedding groups. It is closed for the month of January. Call for more information about special rates.
Crews Inn B&B
- 503 Back Road
- (252) 928-7011
Crews Inn offers a true Ocracoke Island experience in a secluded 1908 island home set at the end of an oyster-shell driveway. Three guest rooms have a private bath and two share a bath. The top-floor room, the Captain’s Quarters, has a claw-foot tub and small deck. A continental breakfast is served on the wraparound porch. This is a nonsmoking inn.
Lightkeeper’s Guest House
- 61 Creek Road
- (252) 928-1821
The Lightkeeper’s rents individual rooms or the whole house nightly and weekly in this 1929 home, which was built so a retiring lighthouse keeper could live out his days on the island. It’s in a quiet largely residential area but is just feet from the harbor and lighthouse, and it is within easy walking distance of nearly everything. There are five bedrooms—four private, air-conditioned rooms share two full bathrooms and a fifth bedroom is available with a private bath. There are numerous porches and comfortable common areas, and all guests have full use of the newly remodeled kitchen. The modern cupola addition offers great views. The back deck is new and a popular gathering place.
Thurston House Inn
- 685 Irvin Garrish Highway
- (252) 928-6037
This cozy bed and breakfast inn occupies two buildings—a 1920s island home that is a contributing structure in Ocracoke’s Historic District and a newer adjacent building constructed in 1999. Decorated in charming island style, the inn offers nine rooms, each with a private bath, queen- or king-size bed and TV. Wireless internet is available for all guests. One can also book a massage with a local massage therapist who works on-site. Full breakfasts are provided. Decks and porches are perfect places for relaxing. The inn is open year round.