Where to Stay

The Cartwright House Bed & Breakfast


Refurbished and beautifully appointed, the Cartwright House reopens as a true bed and breakfast.
Built in 1903, this inn has a rich history dating back almost to when Oriental was founded. Located in a peaceful neighborhood in ‘the old village’, just steps from the waterfront & Lou Mac Park and 2 blocks from Town Dock.

Coffee & Tea 24-7
Free Gourmet Breakfast with Happy Hour!
Owners: Margaret & Johnny Reiswig

301 Freemason St, Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-1337

Email: MargaretInnkeeper@cartwrighthouse.com

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The Inn at Oriental


The Inn at Oriental is known for its friendly, comfortable accommodations. The ten guest rooms are tastefully decorated, r.and feature private baths and Cable TV.

A full American breakfast is served in the dining room 7:00 am to 10:00 am. Happy hour from 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Relax in the common room and enjoy the beautifully landscaped grounds from one of our decks or terraces …

Experience Oriental Hospitality at its best!

508 Church Street
PO Box 589, Oriental, NC 28571

(252) 249-1078
(800) 485-7174

Fax: (252) 249-1201
Website: www.innatoriental.com
E-mail: info@innatoriental.com
Contact: Lucy and Lou Athey

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River Neuse Suites is the newest of Oriental hotels. Enjoy a weekend or a vacation in your room with a panoramic view of the Neuse River– sidebarlocated in our quaint fishing village. Our rooms feature bright, “beachy” decor with a modified kitchenette and big screen TVs. There are efficiency single rooms and upstairs/downstairs loft suites. We have efficiency suites that are pet friendly. Each room has free Wireless and Ethernet connectivity.
We’re a 14-room boutique hotel in a quiet setting and with attentive staff. View on our website a list and layout of the rooms. The rooms look out toward the river and offer a bright, colorful decor. We offer various sleeping combinations that can accommodate most needs. You can make a convenient reservation online– or call for more info.

Oriental, NC is a casual, picturesque village of about 900 people on the Neuse River’s north shore. The Neuse is almost four miles wide at this point. Oriental is home to sailors (known as the “sailing capital of North Carolina), artists and fishermen. Walk or ride one of our complimentary bikes to the snug little harbor from your rental and mix with the sailors and view the commercial fishing boats at rest.
Accommodations are available for nightly stays, weekends and vacation rentals.

201 Mildred Street
PO Box 430 Oriental, NC 28571
Office: (252)-249-1404
FAX: 252-249-9868
Email: frontdesk@riverneuserentals.com
Website: riverneuserentals.com

Oriental Marina & Inn


Located in the heart of the “Village of Oriental”.
Whether you are planning a quiet romantic getaway, organizing a corporate retreat, vacationing with the family, looking for property, sailing, boating, motoring up or down the Intracoastal Waterway, traveling by car or cycling—STAY WITH US!

((All with waterfront balconies)
ADA Suite with “Roll in Shower”
On the ICW * Pool * Deck * Ice
Wireless internet service and business center
NEW DEEP WATER SLIPS $1.75 per foot
Can accommodate up to 80’ long, 20’ beam
6+’ draft
Highest rated shower facilities
Power and Cable Hook-ups
TIKI BAR– On the pool deck, open daily in season

103 Wall Street
PO Box 8, Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-1818
MM 182 ICW VHF 16
Website: www.orientalmarina.com
Contact: Tom & Cathy McIlhenny

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River Dunes, a master- planned waterfront community, offers residents and guests the perfect launching point for unparalleled adventures on the water.

Grace Harbor, a world-class 28 acre 400 slip inland basin marina with state – of-the-art floating dock system serves at the centerpiece of the Harbor Village that includes River Dunes Harbor Club with fine and casual dining, chandlery, swimming pool, spas, cabanas and Har Tru tennis courts. To accommodate guest boaters, The Landing offers luxury shower and laundry facilities and high speed fueling. Onshore accommodations are available in one of the one, two or three bedroom harbor side guest cottages that feature fireplaces, morning kitchens, and luxury spa baths.

The Harbor Club is the centerpiece of River Dunes Harbor Village that includes Grace Harbor Provision Company, featuring grocery items, wine and beer, apparel, boat supplies and gift selections; a Wellness Center with fitness equipment and spa services; a retail shop with home furnishings, accessories and design services; and a café with baked goods, coffee and scratch-made items for indoor or outdoor dining. An outdoor amphitheater pavilion on the Harbor is a gathering place for community events and performing arts.

A great deal of thought has gone into the architecture of the homes and amenities in the community, drawing from the rich heritage of the historic maritime village. Materials and color pallets are classic and authentic to traditional coastal building styles, yet state- of- the- art in comfort, convenience, and services. Waterfront and waterview homes and homesites for custom home construction are available.

River Dunes welcomes overnight guest boaters with beautiful transient docks and guest memberships that include use of the Harbor Club facilities. The Harbor Club and Marina are also available for special events, including weddings, family gatherings, special brunches, luncheons or dinners, corporate retreats and yacht club rendezvous.

For more information about River Dunes homes and homesites or The Harbor Club and Marina, please contact

Sherwood Crawford
(800) 975-9565
Contact: sherwood@riverdunes.com
43 Old Lighthouse Road
River Dunes, Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0253
Website: www.riverdunes.com

The Stallings House

The Stallings House is a beautiful, river front home in the heart of Oriental. The historic, three story house is able to comfortably accommodate about twenty people overnight. It has six bedrooms, five baths, and a large dormitory on the third floor. The two wrap around porches on the first and second floor, are a perfect place to unwind and enjoy the spectacular views of the Neuse. There is a large, fully stocked kitchen with two refrigerators, 2 stoves, a microwave and coffee pots. Outside, we have a spacious front lawn and a large pier in which you can dock your boat. The property is within easy walking distance to hotels, restaurants and shopping in the village.

If you are interested in renting the Stallings House please contact us with the date you are considering. If we are able to accommodate the date, we will ask you to mail in a deposit to hold the dates. We would be happy to schedule an appointment for you to tour the property, when it is not rented. Please note that the house is closed during the winter months.

Address To rent please contact:
The Stallings House Lisa Stallings Durham
500 South Avenue 4232 Landsburg Drive
Oriental, NC 28571 Raleigh, NC 27603
www.thestallingshouse.com Tel. (919) 539-6950

RESERVATION: is not secured until a deposit is received.

LINENS AND TOWELS: These are NOT provided unless prior arrangements have been made to rent them from us. Our Sheets are available at $10.00 per set and we will launder, or $5.00 per set with renter washing, drying and folding the sheets back together as sets. A King, Queen or Double bed set includes a top & bottom sheet, 2 pillowcases and 2 sets of towels. A single bed set includes a single top
& bottom sheet, 1 pillowcase and 1 set of towels. If you rent them from us, then sets will be left in large tubs on the second floor for you upon arrival.

AIR-CONDITIONING /HEAT: The house has a window air-conditioner in the downstairs master bedroom. The rest of the house is cooled by the wonderful breezes of the Neuse River. Ceiling fans are in all the rooms and box fans available for use when they are needed. The house stays very comfortable most of the summer months with the wide porches, large windows and tall ceilings. During the early spring or late fall, there are gas heaters for keeping the common rooms warm. We have plenty of blankets for the all of the beds The house is closed up during the winter months and is not rented.

INTERNET ACCESS: A password for the Stallings wireless network is posted at the front desk.

DOCK: Depending on the wind direction, the water depth at the end of the dock may vary from 3 to 8 feet on any given day. Diving is NOT allowed. Guests may swim at their own risk. The swim ladder on the dock should be left in the upright position when not being used, with the cotter pin inserted to keep it upright. Water shoes should be worn in the water to avoid potential cuts from sharp shells or barnacles near the shore. Swimming after dark is not recommended.

WEBSITE: www.thestallingshouse.com

200 Hotel Drive
New Bern, NC 28562

Group room rate of $115 for a room with 2 double beds (rate based on availability)
Complimentary On the House™ hot breakfast
Complimentary On the Run® breakfast bags
In-room microwave and refrigerator
Complimentary parking
Outdoor pool
Complimentary high-speed wireless internet
24 hour coffee / tea service in lobby
Hilton HHonors rewards points & miles

To make group reservations please contact Nikki Bowler, Director of Sales, at 252-514-9485 or at nbowler@1stcarolina.net and mention the “Oriental Dragon Boats””

300 Hotel Drive
New Bern, NC 28562

Group room rate of $115 for a suite with 2 Queen beds (rate based on availability)
Complimentary hot & healthy breakfast buffet
Complimentary high-speed wireless internet
Indoor pool
In-room microwave, refrigerator and wet bar
Complimentary Parking
Marriott Rewards points

v To make group reservations please contact Nikki Bowler, Director of Sales, at 252-514-9485 or at nbowler@1stcarolina.net and mention the “Oriental Dragon Boats”

Nearby Hotels:


Candlewood Suites
3465 Dr M L King Jr Blvd
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 638-8166

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Other Rentals:
Beth Frazer and Associates, Inc
has in-town harbor condos near the Oriental Wildlife Ramp and charming vacation homes & cottages in the village and on the water
(252) 249-1001
Contact Tracy Bearhope Email: info@bethfrazer.com
Century 21/Sailloft Rentals
variety of cottages, houses & condos in and near town. 1000 Broad St.,
Oriental, NC 28571
Contact: Glenda Raynor Email: sailloftrentals.com/Rental
(800) 327-4189 or (252) 249-RENT

Mariner Realty
Houses or condo in town
704 Broad Street, Oriental, NC 28571
Contact: Judy Marco (252-249-1014 or (800) 347-8296

Village Realty
Houses and condos in town
802 Broad Street, Oriental, NC 28571,
Contact: Michelle Fodrey (800 326-3317 or 252-249-0509

Tidewater Real Estate, Inc
Assortment of condos, townhomes and single family homes available in and
around Oriental Village for short term (vacation) rentals. We look forward to making your visit to Oriental, an experience you will want to repeat again and again.
Contact: Sharon Morgan Email: rentals@tidewatercountry.com

The Boonedocks
Secluded private cabins 7 miles from town.
1108 Fork Point Road, Oriental, NC 28571
Contact: Email: innkeeper@boonedocksmarina.com
(252) 249-3625

Green Creek Outfitters
Waterfront Cabin Rentals
Located within a 10 Minute Kayak Paddle from ONC Two 1400′ Off Grid Cabins Available. Both Sleep up to 7 people. All Your Needs of Home Set in a Rustic Environment.
(252) 617-0024
Contact: Guion Lee

Bay River Campground
682 Weaver Camp Road,
Merritt, NC 28556
Office: (252) 745-4879
Fax: (252) 745-3509
Website: www.bayrivercampground.com

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Questions Email: info@orientaldragonboat.com
Call: Flora Moorman

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