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The Moss House Bed and Breakfast

129 Van Norden , Washington, NC 27889 USA (Show map)
73 Reviews
$130 - $150
per night

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This unique B&B offer's you gracious Inner Banks hospitality with a casual eclectic style, one block from the Pamlico River. We have central air, ceiling fans and extra pillows on our comfortable beds made up with quality bedding. Relax in one of our four comfortable guest rooms, two with Queen beds, and two with King, each offers you a private bath,free WiFi,cable flat screen TV's in rooms and a full fresh cooked breakfast each morning. A perfect mix of history and modern quality "green"amenities just for you.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.8

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5 on June 15, 2014

We visited the Washington NC area on a house-hunting trip. We chose to stay at the Moss House B&B for 2 days, with a possible third day extension. From the moment we arrived until our departure, we felt welcomed, well-fed, and relaxed. Beckie and Scott are gracious hosts, and clearly love their role as innkeepers. Their attention to detail and their flexibility to schedule changes are a real plus to the traveller. When inclement weather moved in on the third day, preventing us from venturing out for dinner, they made sure we had nice sandwiches and spirits. We look forward to our next visit to the Moss House.

Sister's Weekend

5 on May 13, 2014

We stayed at the Moss House when my sisters and I got togethers. Beckie and Scott helped to make this a special weekend. They accomodated special food needs, but most important they were warm and made us feel at home. The house is beautiful and much has been done to pay attention to details for guests' comfort and accomodation.

Great stay

5 on April 09, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Moss House. The location was excellent for downtown, waterfront, and historic area walks. The house was interesting, the host gracious, and the food excellent.

Best Surprise of our Trip

5 on April 07, 2014

We had only an overnight stay in Washington, NC, and the Moss House was recommended. We did not realize we were staying in such a marvelous place. The house is architecturally beautiful and is, most definitely, not a period piece. The decorating is respectful of the considerable history while being entirely modern. The colors are beautiful and the whole place is so bright, open, and beautiful, you can't help but relax. The bathrooms are fully updated, the wifi is fast. Scott and Beckie are the most warm, welcoming hosts, completely attuned to their guests (with as much or little conversation as you want). Our fellow guest was a European businessman who stays there for two weeks at a time and commutes 20 miles away for his work in the region. After our one night, we completely understood his choice. Indeed, we would return to Washington just to stay there again and tour the area. We were just passing through and realized this is a place to treasure and enjoy. PBK from Chicago

Our get away weekend at the Moss house

5 on April 01, 2014

We had a wonderful weekend at the Moss house with Scott, Beckie and Miss Bella. The house is so charming, clean and so inviting. The food was delicious and the charm of the house was great. We will be back.

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Location Type

1 Block from the Pamlico River, 25 nimutes from ECU, Close to downtown and the docks, An easy, relaxed coastal style, Our Fair Trade Moss House Coffee, In the heart of the Historic District


Greenville, NC (PGV-Pitt-Greenville) 32 miles

Directions to property:

Driving east on HWY 264 from Greenville: Go past 17 bypass to business 17, At the intersection of HWY 264 & 17 in Washington, turn right on HWY 17 and drive south four blocks to Main Street. You will see the bridge over the Pamlico River. Turn left onto Main Street before the bridge and drive two blocks to the first stoplight. Turn left onto Gladden Street. Drive one block and turn left at the stoplight onto 2nd Street. Drive about 3/4 of a block. On the left you will see our sign, which reads, "The Moss House Parking." Turn into the driveway, find a place to park, and come up to the back door, which we use as the main entrance.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Estuarium Museum, Turnage Theater, Historic Bath, Goose Creek State Park, ECU Greenville, Pamlico River, Lake Mattamuskeet,Fishing,Historic Washington, Civil War History,Ghost Walks, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Telephone, Videos , Icebuckets and Glasses, Bottled water and Sodas in guest refridgerator, Snacks, Ironing Board and Iron, Green Amenities, Extra Pillows and comfortable beds

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Kayaking, River front walk, Historic Walking Tour, Board walk thru Turtles and Birds, Estuary tours, Estuarium, Music in the Streets/Art Walks, Sailing, Shopping, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Well Behaved Children over 6.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: On some Holidays and special event week-ends.
  • Deposit Amount Required: A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking or a credit card is required to guarantee the reservation.
  • Cancellations: Should it be necessary to cancel any part of the reservation with less than 72 hours notice, the deposit is forfeited or we reserve the right to charge 50% of your total reservation. If the whole house has been booked, i.e. a group books all four rooms, a 14-day cancellation notice is required. We reserve the right to charge the full amount of the reservation in the event of a no-show.



Rebecca and Scott Sipprell

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

1 Dog

About the innkeepers

We both sail when we get the chance and take Bella with us(our BandB dog!)on walks along the waterfront. We love the beach in winter, Beckie loves to cook,tend the gardens and sing she used to sing opera! Scott is a fabulous handy man, very helpful here and still works full time.

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  • Time Served: 8:30am,flexable for early depa
  • Serving Location: Breakfast "to go" for pre 7am departures, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Any special diet

Signature Dish

Moss House Apple Sausage
Sauteed Granny Smith apples, sage, and fennel seeds help make our tasty, moist sausage that is always a hit, especially with our special Fluffy Eggs and Sweet Potato Hash or our Spiced Oatmeal Pancakes with fresh fruit and syrup.



Special Package

Summer Weeknight Getaway Values

Come get away during the week and save some money too! Stay with us at The Moss House B&B on two or more consecutive days this summer and save 10% off a two night stay and 15% off a three or four night stay. Come explore Washington NC, on the weekdays this summer!

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129 Van Norden , Washington, NC 27889 USA (Show map)

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