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Swansboro's only waterfront accommodations, the Waterway Inn offers a 90-foot fishing pier, 9 boat slips, and fabulous views of the Intracoastal Waterway.Just 5 minutes from Emerald Isle, guests enjoy days on the beach, world-class charter fishing, kayaking, recreational boating, fine dining and all the Crystal Coast of North Carolina has to offer. Conveniently located 1 mile from Historic Swansboro.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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36Car recommended
Grade: 36 out of 100
88Restaurantswithin 10 km
39Attractionswithin 10 km
23Room tips
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We happened to come across the Waterway Inn. I called, and Dave answered, to confirm availability. I appreciated Dave’s humor, kindness, and several recommendations. This is a nice spot, which makes you feel off the beaten track and in a beautiful and remote getaway! I would
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Couldn’t wait to get home to write this review, what a awesome little find in this area, the wife and both were both h blown away by this little coastal gem. It’s really difficult to find anything like this for this area we always find ourselves going to the southern most NC
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The distinct freshness of a carefree day surrounds you here! The area alone has a casual, friendly flow that will melt away all the hardness of LIFE.. But the Waterway Inn and the environment it maintains settles YOU.. It's where friendship(s), relaxation, and sea breezes
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This place is amazing! It's like your own beach house at the beach. The owner is super nice and will do anything for you. It's a relaxing place to enjoy your vacation! It's also very close to so many restaurants and Emerald Isle.
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Coming from DC, I had forgotten what friendly, hospitable and laid-back looked like but was quickly reminded upon arrival. Kay was lovely during check-in and her husband Dave showed us to our room & shared with us an emotional story of adventure (with a positive outcome). Then
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very bright well decorated rooms
(252) 393-8027
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Are they pet friendly?
Sorry,but we do not allow pets. Thank You. Kay and Dave
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"Call ahead, 2 night min.weekend. A/C units cycle on and off over night may be hard to sleep for some."
"All the rooms are beautiful!"
""Honeymoon" Room overlooks the water......beautiful views."
"If you want waterfront views, select the top and bottom floors on the back of the motel. These have window views of the Inland Waterway."
"we had the room right on the end with a water view it was very small but we loved it"
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastCedar Point
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