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Cartwright House Bed & Breakfast

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“glass of wine”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This was my grandmother’s house, I use to spend every summer there and I have so many wonderful memories. I’m so glad it’s being well taken care of and people are enjoying their stay. It is a very special house.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We stayed at the Cartwright house to visit friends in Oriental for the annual Pamlico County Community College oyster roast. What a great choice. The house is beautifully restored, clean and comfortable. Johnny and Margaret are wonderful hosts. Our every need was met. Margaret is...More

2  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Loved this little gem as much as I loved the town of Oriental. Had a intimate happy hour and enjoyed getting to know the "host and hostess with the mostess." They are great fun and detail oriented. The bed and bedding induced a great night's...More

2  Thank Laughsonthego
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Beautiful rooms in a beautiful spot. Margaret & Johnny are fantastic hosts. They are super attentive and generously cater to your likes. We stayed in the Crow's Nest which is a one-of-a-kind room. The hotel is very clean and pretty. The owners glow with kindness...More

1  Thank CosmicSev
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time staying here! Johnny and Margaret run a great B&B, the breakfasts are amazing (Margaret had a different menu every morning, with fresh local fruit/bread/seafood(!)), and the rooms are clean, comfortable, and beautifully decorated. The inn is close to the river,...More

2  Thank chuck_wilkerson
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This Inn has a rich history dating back almost to when Oriental was founded. It was built in 1903, and converted to a Bed and Breakfast over three decades ago. The Cartwright House is located in a peaceful ...More residential neighborhood and just steps from the waterfront and Lou Mac Park. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Although breakfast varies daily, it is always substantial.The Inn's owners, Margaret and Johnny Reiswig, have refurbished and beautifully appointed the Cartwright House, reopening the Inn as a true bed and breakfast May 2015. We welcome you and look forward to your visit. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$110 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Oriental
Traveller (7)
Room & Suite (42)
Dining (19)
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"3 floors. Room 5 is at the top of the house. Very fun. Feels like being on a yacht. Room 2 is largest and off..."
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"Irie is a huge space with extra seating, large jacuzzi bath & private entry!"
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"We like kbed, hot tub, separate porch entrance so stay on main floor. Other guests raved about their..."
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"Try the Crow's Nest room and sleep like a baby aboard a fine old ship."
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