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Atlantic Beach North Carolina Accommodations

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The Atlantic Beach center point is around 3 miles west of Us Coast Guard Exchange and 4 miles east of North Carolina Aquarium.

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, is a small community along the Bogue Banks of the state's Crystal Coast. The banks are a 21-mile barrier island separated from mainland North Carolina by the Bogue Sound. Several communities rest along the banks and you get there via one of two bridges. More from this guide...

Atlantic Beach Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Island Inn of Atlantic Beach
215 West Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 50%
  • Friendly staff member
Quality Inn : 3100 Arendell St. 3100 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557 ~1.64 miles north of Atlantic Beach
  • Economical Resort property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Hotel grounds need more attention
  • Shower can be a problem
Bask Hotel 814 Shepard St., Morehead City, NC 28557 ~1.88 miles northeast of Atlantic Beach
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
Hampton Inn in Morehead City 4035 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557 ~2.33 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 8 suites
  • AC was quiet
  • Terrific location
Doubletree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront Hot 2717 West Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
  • Four-star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 9 floors
  • Most guests appreciated the clean beach
  • Bathroom could be optimized
Hampton Inn & Suites 118 Salter Path Rd., Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512 Website ~2.89 miles west of Atlantic Beach
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests found the grounds to be nice
  • Great seafood
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites : 5063 Executive Dr. 5063 Executive Dr., Morehead City, NC 28557 ~4.01 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Cheap Beach property
  • 75 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Beach is so-so
Core Creek Lodge - Beaufort 307 Core Creek Rd., Beaufort, NC 28516 ~9.16 miles north of Atlantic Beach
  • Mid-scale property
Days Inn Havelock 1220 East Main St., Havelock, NC 28532 ~14.26 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • Check in time: 2:00 PM
Econo Lodge 1013 East Main St., Havelock, NC 28532 ~14.31 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Low-priced Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 58 rooms
Holiday Inn Express 103 Branchside Dr., Havelock, NC 28532 ~15.39 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Affordable Highway property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Great location
  • Could be quieter
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Sherwood Motel 318 West Main St., Havelock, NC 28532 ~16.50 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Two star hotel
  • Check in time: 3.00 pm
Hampton Inn Havelock in Havelock
105 Tourist Center Dr., Havelock, NC 28532 ~16.91 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Affordable Convention Center hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • Clean
  • Great hot breakfast
Quality Inn : 400 Us Highway 70 West 400 Us Highway 70 West, Havelock, NC 28532 ~17.98 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Mid-scale Rural hotel
  • Free breakfast
The Islander Hotel & Resort 102 Islander Dr., Emerald Isle, NC 28594 ~18.31 miles west of Atlantic Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 8 suites
Best Western Plus Silver Creek Inn : 801 Cedar Point Blvd. 801 Cedar Point Blvd., Swansboro, NC 28584 ~20.14 miles west of Atlantic Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
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Hampton Inn & Suites Swansboro Near Camp Lejeune : 215 Old Hammock Rd. 215 Old Hammock Rd., Swansboro, NC 28584 ~22.34 miles west of Atlantic Beach
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Located near shopping areas and the beach
  • Clean
Wyndham Vr Fairfield Harbour 750 Brd Creek Rd., New Bern, NC 28560 ~30.44 miles north of Atlantic Beach
  • 3 star hotel
  • Check in time: 16:00
Comfort Suites of New Bern in New Bern 1006 Old Cherry Point Rd., New Bern, NC 28560 ~31.08 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • 3-star hotel
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Bridgepointe Hotel & Marina in New Bern 101 Howell Rd., New Bern, NC 28562 ~32.23 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Cheap Riverfront property
  • 116 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Almost all guests thought the building wasn't nice
  • Almost all guests criticized the unstylish hotel
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Courtyard New Bern Marriott 218 East Front St., New Bern, NC 28560 ~32.63 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
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Doubletree by Hilton New Bern Riverfront in New Bern 100 Middle St., New Bern, NC 28560 ~32.68 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Three Star Riverfront property
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • Good bar
  • Most guests complained about the elevator
Meadows Inn - New Bern 212 Pollock St., New Bern, NC 28560 ~32.71 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • 3-star Riverfront hotel
  • 3 floors in property
The Aerie Bed & Breakfast 509 Pollock St., New Bern, NC 28562 ~32.89 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 2 conference rooms in property
  • Tasty breakfast
  • Gracious hosts
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The Ziegler Suites 1914 Trent Blvd., New Bern, NC 28560 ~33.60 miles northwest of Atlantic Beach
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3PM
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Bogue Banks runs east to west with coastlines facing the Atlantic Ocean to the south. It meets Shackleford Banks on the eastern side and just past there, is Cape Lookout and the Cape Lookout National Seashore. To the northwest lies Croatan National Forest and Croatan Game Land.

During the later part of the 19th century, the whaling industry began to decline, but fishing was still good along Bogue Banks. Settlers moved west towards the middle and western portion of the island. Atlantic Beach didn't become established until 1887. The bridge leading to the town wasn't built until the late 1920s.

Atlantic Beach shopping consists of locally owned shops selling surfboards, wine, beachwear, spices, antiques, and handmade goods. There are some boutiques offering luxury brands and products.

Dining choices in the village range from quaint cafes to finer seafood restaurants. Most are locally owned. Choose from many different cuisines including Italian, Caribbean, and Mexican.

Hotel options in Atlantic Beach are limited because the community is small. Rest assured, there are many choices along Bogue Banks that are within a short drive from the village. Options include local inns, resorts, and chain hotels.

When to Visit Atlantic Beach, NC

For the biggest savings on hotel rates, the winter months are the right time. While you'll save a bundle on hotel rooms, many local attractions are closed for the winter or operate on limited hours. Temperatures in the winter months from December to February top out near 60 degrees most of the time. Lows rest right around 40 degrees.

The citizens of the Bogue Banks know how to celebrate holidays with style. Every year in December, Atlantic Beach hosts the “Light Up the Night” parade, where participants decorate their boats, cars, trucks, and floats to brighten the night. In Emerald Isle, an Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair lets you purchase handmade crafts and artwork from local artisans.

Spring time is a wonderful time to visit the area because temperatures are warmer and tourist numbers haven't increased yet. Hotel rates will be lower and attractions open for the season. From March to May is a sweet spot for visiting Atlantic Beach. Temperatures start in the mid 60s in March and warm to 80 degrees in May. Overnight temperatures start near 40 degrees and warm to near 60 by May. The spring months aren't terribly rainy, but you can expect some spring showers.

Throughout the spring, enjoy a catered meal and foreign films at the International Film Series. Each year, films from different countries are shown at varying times. In May, the Atlantic Beach Music Festival boasts several local bands playing at the boardwalk. Enjoy warm sea breezes and live music under the bright blue sky.

Summer in Atlantic Beach is peak tourist season with locals and vacationers flocking to area beaches. Temperatures are perfect for beachside activities with highs hovering around 90 degrees and lows near 70 degrees. Summer precipitation comes mostly in thunderstorms which don't occur too often.

Atlantic Beach hosts another music festival in June when the Crystal Coast Music Festival occurs. It's a one-day event featuring several bands playing live on the shoreline. Take the kids for a raucous adventure at The Beaufort Pirate Invasion in August. They can have breakfast with Blackbeard and watch the pirates in swashbuckling performances.

If you come to Atlantic Beach in the fall, you'll enjoy great weather and lower hotel rates. Tourist shops and attractions stay open until late fall and won't be crowded. Temperatures start in the mid 80s in September and fall to the high 60s by November. Low temperatures fall from the mid 60s to the mid 40s through the fall months.

In October, the North Carolina Seafood Festival happens in Morehead City. The weekend includes a sailing regatta, fishing tournaments, a road race, and a boat show. There's a large carnival, tons of vendor booths, and seafood galore. This long-standing event is over 30 years old and counting!

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Atlantic Beach, NC:

seasonality of hotel rates in Atlantic Beach

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Atlantic Beach, NC. Analyze these illustrations to determine the best seasons to book a room in Atlantic Beach for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in Atlantic Beach, NC

4 Star Average Prices: $150.41

For top-of-the-line lodging with ocean views, consider the Bask Hotel at Big Rock Landing, an Ascend Collection Member in Morehead City. Your spacious, open room is just across the bay from Atlantic Beach and close to Morehead City Port. Room options range from double bed and single king studios to apartment-like suites. The largest suite boasts three queen beds, a separate living area, and a full kitchen. The kids can watch cartoons in the living room while you enjoy a movie in the bedroom.

Just down the beach lies The Inn at Pine Knoll Shores, where you'll find luxury beachside rooms with stunning views. You're close to the Theodore Roosevelt Natural Area and the North Carolina Aquarium. Each room has a private balcony overlooking the beach or cityscape. Watch a movie on the flat screen while posting beach pictures via the free Wi-Fi. Sip on a cocktail from the poolside bar while the kids splash nearby. The hotel provides beach loungers, towels, and umbrellas to make your days more comfortable.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Atlantic Beach

Affordable Hotels in Atlantic Beach, NC

3 Star Average Prices: $115.30

For simple rooms at a great price, check out Econo Lodge Crystal Coast in Morehead City. You're just across Bogue Bay from Atlantic Beach and close to Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail. Bold pops of color blend flawlessly with the modern decor in rooms that include a fridge and microwave. Stay entertained with cable channels and free Wi-Fi. The multilingual staff will gladly help you with tickets for attractions or tours of the area.

At Days Inn in Havelock, you'll be a stone's throw from Atlantic Beach, the Lake Road Winery, and the Sea Gate Marina. Each room boasts a microwave and fridge to help cut food expenses. Stay connected via the free Wi-Fi while keeping up with the news on cable programming. Family travel is easy with pet friendly rooms, an outdoor pool, and free breakfast.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Atlantic Beach

2 Star Average Prices: $96.22

2 Star Hotel Prices in Atlantic Beach

Which Atlantic Beach hotels have real discounts?

Save even more on your trip at Island Inn of Atlantic Beach. Individually decorated rooms await, each with their own tropical theme that makes your stay light and airy. You'll be within walking distance of the beach and close to fishing piers and Fort Macon State Park. Larger suites include a full kitchen and private deck. As a AAA member, you'll save up to 10 percent at this charming inn.

At the Palm Suites Hotel, a bright island that's whimsical and fun greets you. Each room is individually decorated and you can choose which one you like at booking. Enjoy the beach cottage experience without breaking the bank when you save between five and ten percent as a AAA member. All suites include kitchenettes that boast a fridge, microwave, utensils, and dishes. Keep downtime entertaining with movies on HBO or by surfing the free Wi-Fi. Take in a majestic sunrise on your private balcony with a hot cup of coffee. Other amenities include boat slip rental, a private dock and gazebo, and an outdoor pool.

Best Value Hotels in Atlantic Beach, NC

For high-end beachside lodging at a fair price, consider DoubleTree by Hilton Atlantic Beach Oceanfront. This hotel has a private beach access and provides sun loungers for your comfort. Keep on track at the 24-hour fitness center before a refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool or a relaxing soak in the spa tub. Other perks include fresh cookies at check-in, bath products by Crabtree & Evelyn, and the Eforea Spa.

At Atlantic Beach Villas, a Festiva Resort, you'll experience a resort vacation for a hotel price. This beach condominium resort is within walking distance of Coral Bay Shopping Center and Pole Creek Nature Trail. The spacious rooms include private balconies, separate sitting areas, and full kitchens with a refrigerator/freezer, a microwave, and a stove top. Recreational opportunities abound with outdoor tennis courts, an indoor and outdoor pool, an arcade, and private beach access.

Things to Do in Atlantic Beach, NC

There are many companies that rent bicycles, kayaks, canoes, and jet skis along the shore. Ride along the boardwalks and soak up the salty air on a bicycle or race through the surf on a jet ski.

Spend a day at Fort Macon State Park where you can tour a Civil War fort and see musket and cannon demonstrations. Stroll through the coastal education center where you'll learn about the salt marshes, dune fields, and estuaries and the animals that call these places home. Several trails of varying difficulty wind through the park and along the shore. Take your time hiking and maybe you'll see dolphins frolicking in the surf or a loon perched on a pier.

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Government Per Diem Rates in Atlantic Beach, NC Chart

Below are the GSA reimbursement limits for hotel spending in Atlantic Beach, NC excluding taxes per night. See for more details.

Applies to Carteret

Season BeginSeason EndLodging RateMeals & Incidentals
October 1, 2017May 31, 2018$93.00$64.00
June 1, 2018August 31, 2018$121.00$64.00
September 1, 2018September 30, 2018$93.00$64.00

Recent traveler reviews of Atlantic Beach, NC

Below are reviews of the city of Atlantic Beach, NC from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Atlantic Beach NC is a beach lovers paradise."
Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful area. Nice atmosphere. A true beach lovers beach. Not much in the way of other activities though. Very non-commerical

Dwight M., from 09-Jul-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Atlantic Beach, NC shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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