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Spectacular Oceanfront Family Cottage Retreat in Atlantic Beach!
5/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
A Graley Thanksgiving

"Graley Cottage is lovely, spacious and perfect for a family vacation. The kitchen is very well equipped. It has a large deck oceanfront with a great view. The rooms are beautifully decorated and the house is very cozy. It is only a short walk to the beach so location is wonderful too. Our grandchildren ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Spectacular Oceanfront Family Cottage Retreat in Atlantic Beach!
Spectacular Direct Oceanfront 2BR Condo in Emerald Isle NC
4.9/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)
Weekend getaway

"My fiancé and I have been dying to take a little vacation. We stayed at Paige’s condo on the ocean front. It was absolutely perfect for us. Since we wanted to cook in this trip, I was really happy to find a fully stocked kitchen. Not something I’ve always had when renting homes. The master suite ..."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Spectacular Direct Oceanfront 2BR Condo in Emerald Isle NC
*FRESH REHAB*Steps to Ocean*Pool*HotTub*Beach*Bike Trails*Tennis*Indoor Pool
4.9/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Nice Place

"Great place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

*FRESH REHAB*Steps to Ocean*Pool*HotTub*Beach*Bike Trails*Tennis*Indoor Pool
Newly Renovated Oceanfront Home With Private Beach Access in Emerald Isle
4.8/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)
Perfect Week

"Lovely place to stay ... and I’ve been vacationing in EI my whole life. Had everything we needed. Owner was wonderful to work with during covid and stay-at-home order. By far my favorite part was the deck and the location. You could easily see the sunrise, sunset, and a million twinkling stars on ..."…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Newly Renovated Oceanfront Home With Private Beach Access in Emerald Isle
Ocean Club Resort - Ocean Front w Pools
4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Wonderful!

"We loved it!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018

Ocean Club Resort - Ocean Front w Pools
Island Inn of Atlantic Beach
2 out of 5
215 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC
The price is $110 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (204 reviews)

"We are frequent visitors to Atlantic beach and always book a room for my grandmother there. This was our 5th stay. It’s always clean, staff has been amazing, we love it."…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Island Inn of Atlantic Beach
Hampton Inn & Suites Atlantic Beach
2.5 out of 5
118 Salter Path Road, Pine Knoll Shores, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $149 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (828 reviews)
Love the South!

"Everyone employed there was so helpful and pleasant.Our room was very comfortable and nice.We could see the ocean."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Atlantic Beach
Atlantic Beach Villas, a Festiva Resort
3 out of 5
715 W. Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC
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4.3/5Excellent! (581 reviews)

"Very relaxed atmosphere. Enjoyed the pool, was kid free on the weekend we were there. I am a Festiva owner and have never stayed in the unit we were in this time. Don't like the fact that some units are not available to points owners. Had to rent to get this unit. DON'T EVER BUY INTO A ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2018

Atlantic Beach Villas, a Festiva Resort
The Inn At Pine Knoll Shores
3 out of 5
511 Salter Path Rd, Pine Knoll Shores, NC
Free Cancellation
The price is $156 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,096 reviews)

"Enjoyed everything. Great location and cleanliness."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

The Inn At Pine Knoll Shores
Best Western Plus Silver Creek Inn
2.5 out of 5
801 Cedar Point Boulevard, Cedar Point, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $98 per night
4/5Very Good! (473 reviews)

"The staff was awesome! Everyone was friendly and the room was very clean. Will definitely be staying again."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Best Western Plus Silver Creek Inn
DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront
3.5 out of 5
2717 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $164 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,019 reviews)

"It was a nice stay. Due to pandemic, could not use pools, and that was a disappointment, but not the hotel's fault. Loved being on the 8th floor...view was fantastic !!"…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront
Islander Hotel & Resort
2.5 out of 5
102 Islander Drive, Emerald Isle, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $129 per night
4/5Very Good! (587 reviews)

"Access to the beach and also to the stores that were near by."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Islander Hotel & Resort
Palm Suites
2.5 out of 5
602 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night
3.7/5Good! (586 reviews)

"People friendly, nice rooms. Had a wonderful and peaceful visit. Would definitely recommend and hope to stay again."…"

Reviewed on May 20, 2020

Palm Suites
Oceanview Inn
2 out of 5
122 Fairview Drive, Emerald Isle, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $130 per night
3.7/5Good! (250 reviews)
Weekend get away.

"It was pleasant & convenience to places we went."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Oceanview Inn
Sand Dollar Motel
2.5 out of 5
101 Henderson Blvd, Atlantic Beach, NC
The price is $80 per night
3.6/5Good! (148 reviews)

"Great beach hotel. Friendly staff. Great value. M"…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Sand Dollar Motel
Quality Hotel Morehead City near Atlantic Beach
2.5 out of 5
3100 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC
Free Cancellation
The price is $110 per night
3.4/5Good! (436 reviews)

"I like the quiet. The breakfast was good more than enough. But the room smell damp."…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Quality Hotel Morehead City near Atlantic Beach
Sandpiper Motel
2 out of 5
200 E Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC
The price is $106 per night
3.2/5 (104 reviews)
Beachy

"We usually stay here as it is perfect for a night or weekend. It is showing great signs of aging, especially in the bathroom. Overall, clean as it can be. No light covers over the bulbs in the bathroom; no place to lay anything on a counter/dresser/etc. Owner/management very helpful and friendly, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Sandpiper Motel
Oak Grove Motel
2 out of 5
1305 Salter Path Rd, Salter Path, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $140 per night
2.9/5 (170 reviews)

"Close to the beach. Boardwalk was a little rickety and rooms were under construction."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019

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Beach Hotels in Morehead City

Known for its beaches and sunsets, Morehead City offers a lot for the traveler booking a beach vacation. There are 53 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this seaside destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Morehead City, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

The Inn At Pine Knoll Shores - 3 hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Guests love the overall comfort.

Hampton Inn & Suites-Atlantic Beach - 2.5 hotel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and location. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, hot/cold buffet, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Oceanview Inn - 2 motel near the beach. It offers complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and flat-screen televisions. Guest reviews highlight the beach and shopping.

Spectacular Oceanfront Family Cottage Retreat in Atlantic Beach! - Cottage on the beach. It features kitchens, balconies or patios, and flat-screen televisions. Guests love the beach and shopping.

Islander Hotel & Resort - 2.5 condominium resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its location and size. This condominium resort boasts an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Planning Your Trip to Morehead City

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 37°F
  • Driest months: April, February, December, and June, with an average rainfall of 3.89 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, September, July, and January, with an average rainfall of 6.38 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Morehead City

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Morehead City has to offer. Discover the area's sunsets and fishing, and make time for local attractions like Arts and Things Gallery and Morehead City Yacht Basin. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Morehead City Port or Triple S Marina. Visitors also enjoy Morehead City for its:
  • Beaches
  • Seafood
  • Boating
  • Marina

Getting Around Morehead City

If you're looking to fly to Morehead City, the closest major airport is in New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), located 30.7 mi (49.3 km) from the city center. You can find out about options for water transportation at the local marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Morehead City like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and aquarium, Morehead City offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 52 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it’s easy to find one that works for you.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Morehead City?
Pecan Tree Inn is a top beachfront condo resort with an outdoor pool and a poolside bar. Other good choices for your beach trip include Oceanview Inn and The Inn At Pine Knoll Shores.
What's the weather like in Morehead City?
Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 49°F. Average annual rainfall for Morehead City is 59 inches.
What is there to see and do around Morehead City?
After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Morehead City has to offer. Discover the area’s sunsets and fishing, and make time for local attractions like Morehead City Port and Anchorage Marina. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Fort Macon State Park or Coral Bay Shopping Center.
What's the best way to get around Morehead City?
Make your way to Morehead City with a flight to New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), the closest major airport which is located 30.7 mi (49.3 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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