Harborlight Guest House

332 Live Oak Drive , Cape Carteret, NC 28584-9268 USA (Show map)

About

"NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S TOP UNDISCOVERED INNS BY RENOWNED BED AND BREAKFAST GUIDEBOOK EDITOR, SANDY SOULE". Rest, Relaxation, and Romance by the Seashore. Slip away to the Harborlight Guest House on the Central North Carolina coastal town of Cape Carteret and relax in a tranquil waterfront environment. The inn is surrounded on three sides by water enabling all suites to have stunning views of Bogue Sound and the Intracoastal Waterway. The Harborlight features six luxury suites featuring two-person jetted tubs and fireplaces. A gourmet breakfast is served daily in your suite or on your deck.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Amazing!!

4.6 on January 08, 2017

I got married at Harborlight 10/01/16. Harborlight was our first getaway weekend when we started dating and couldn't think of a better place to get married. The ceremony and reception were on the grounds. The owners Dana and Perry were fantastic. They thought of EVERYTHING! They were so welcoming and very accommodating. The entire weekend far surpassed my hopes and dreams for the wedding!!!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the great feedback! We are so glad your wedding weekend was one to remember and we wish you both a lifetime of happiness!


Harborlight Guest House Review

5 on January 02, 2017

My wife and I stayed here on our wedding night. It was beautiful and quite a romantic getaway. I can't rave about this place enough, the food was wonderful and service was superb. We visited again on our 2 year anniversary. It was just as we remembered and we even found our names in the book that we signed and reviewed 2 years prior.


Wonderful getaway

4.6 on January 02, 2017

This was just what we needed--a quiet and relaxing getaway. We stayed in the Moorehead Suite and loved every bit of it. The view from the deck is lovely. All of the staff are super friendly and helpful. We're already discussing our next trip back to the Harborlight guest house!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your great feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon!


Great Southern Hospitality

5 on December 13, 2016

Great place to stay that is convenient to everything the Crystal Coast has to offer. The owners have a great personality that is caring and it shows in their place that has awesome views whether it is sunrise or sunset. Breakfast is top notch. Great place to unwind and enjoy the quiet spectacular views at an affordable price. Will definitely go back and stay.


Best place and the owners wonderful!!!

5 on January 04, 2016

Cleanrooms, Beautiful views, 5 stars on the Breakfasts, quite, wild life to look at , On the sound its a Dolphin run!!! Snacks and drinks coffee available at no charge downstairs!! easy check in and out. the Owners do go out of there way to make your stay as wonderful as can be !!! We will be back soon I hope look forward to bringing in the new year with them again over hors d oeuvres and wine !! It was my husband and I very first time at a bed and Breakfast and we couldn't ask for more again it is a 5 STAR on the sound .. Thank you again so much Bob & Debbie


It doesn't get better than this!

4.6 on December 17, 2014

Absolutely beautiful with breathtaking views. The staff was super friendly and the food was delicious! They bring breakfast up to your room each morning and the whole experience just makes you feel really good. It is a little on the expensive side but I wouldn't expect anything less for this high of a quality. I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone!


Great Girls Weekend Away

5 on November 20, 2014

A friend and I got away for the weekend and this was the perfect place. 10-30 minutes to everywhere, we had an amazing time. They accomodated us both having separate sleeping areas. Breakfasts were out of this world and brought to the room. We had 180 degree views in the suite. Everything was beyond our wildest expectations.


Perfect Romantic Getaway

5 on October 22, 2014

Perfect Romantic Getaway for our 14 yr Anniversary! Just so many great things to say about Harborlight Guest House, I can go on for days. Breathtaking views of the Bogue Sound from our room the Beaufort. Delicious Breakfast brought to our room each morning, we enjoyed our meal watching the views from our room 1st thing in the morning ( you can also enjoy your breakfast right outside of the room too). Staff was so polite and accommodating, we had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend and so much more. We can't wait to come back hopefully sooner than later!


A Real Gem!

5 on September 10, 2014

We've stayed on the Outer Banks several times; decided to try the NC coast. The Harborlight was an ideal B&B for a multi-night stay. Spectacular views…..our suite was beautiful and comfortable…..scrumptious breakfasts……innkeepers Kathy & Jim outstanding hospitality and touring tips……and the Beaufort/Emerald Isle area kept us busy for a week. As experienced B&B'ers, we rate the Harborlight one of the best experiences we've had.


Awesome!

5 on August 22, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay! My wife and I stayed for our one year anniversary and we had an amazing time. Highly recommended!


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Rooms & Rates

Shackleford Suite

This large, second-floor waterview room overlooks the westerly back channel of Bogue Sound and is a favorite for enjoying sunsets. The room offers a queen size bed, TV/DVD and refrigerator. The newly remodeled oversized bath features a 5’ shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Beaufort Suite

Located on the second floor this two-room, 700 sq.ft., waterfront luxury suite is surrounded on three sides by water. Enjoy the boats traveling the Intracoastal Waterway or the bountiful wildlife from rockers on the deck. The living room features a 42"x72" two-person whirlpool tub, gas fireplace, TV/DVD, refrigerator and a sunny dining area if guests prefer breakfast in-suite instead of deck side . The bedroom offers a king bed and TV.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Morehead Suite

This third floor waterfront suite features a large corner fireplace, king bed and a 72'X72" European spa tub with an underwater "mood" light. In-room refrigerator is also provided. The reading room is furnished with oversized wicker chairs to enjoy a good book. The view from this suite captures the romantic waterfront sunsets (also enjoyed from the suite's covered deck). Other amenities include TV/DVD.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Swann Suite

Located on the third floor with a westerly water view this beautifully decorated large third floor room offers a queen bed, TV/DVD and refrigerator. The bath has a restored claw foot soaking tub on an elevated platform plus a separate shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Carteret Suite

This two-room first floor suite offers westerly water views of Bogue Sound and is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunset while warming by the fireplace in winter months. Breakfast is served in-suite or deck side. This room is handicapped accessible. The covered deck and brick patio with porch swing will lure you outdoors even in cooler weather. The living room has a queen-size fold out sofa bed, TV and fireplace. The bedroom features a queen bed, TV/DVD, a 60"x60" corner Jacuzzi and refrigerator.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Emerald Suite

This three-room 860 sq ft waterfront luxury suite is surrounded on three sides by water! It is our largest suite and often referred to as the "Penthouse or Honeymoon Suite". Our Emerald Suite is located on the third floor and boasts a private wrap around deck, king bed, fireplace, and jacuzzi tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location

Location Type

Emerald Isle, Beaufort, Morehead City, Swansboro, Oceanfront, Small town

Airport

Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) 30 miles

Directions to property:

From Jacksonville area travel 1.5 miles east on Rte 24 past the intersection of Rte. 24 and 58. Turn right on Bayshore Drive (go 3/4 mile) - Left on Edgewater Court - Right on Live Oak Drive to Haborlight. From Morehead City area travel 18 miles west on Rte 24 from intersection of Rte. 24 and 70. Turn left on Bayshore Drive (go 3/4 mile) - Left on Edgewater Court -Right on Live Oak Drive to Harborlight.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Fort Macon State Park, Bear Island, Cape Lookout Lighthouse, Picnic area, Religious Services

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Secretarial services, TV Video games, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Luxury suites offer fireplaces, jacuzzis and in-suite breakfast, Luxury suites-bathrobes, Luxury suites - VCR in rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Relaxation on Site, Shelling, Water sports, Barrier Island excursions, Local seafood dining, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3PM
  • Check Out:: 11AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No 16 years old & above
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card confirmation
  • Cancellations: Cancellations must be received 72 hours in advance of arrival. Otherwise, one night will be charged to credit card.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Dana and Perry

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9 a.m.
  • Serving Location: In-room (some suites), Guest room

Special meal options

Vegetarian Diet


Recipes

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