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The Inn at Rodanthe is one of the most recognizable features on Hatteras Island. It is a magical retreat that is set right on the beachfront in Rodanthe. Hatteras Island is one of the main tourist islands of North Carolina's Outer Banks. It was in the Outer Banks where the first (but ill-fated) English settlement was founded and where the Wright Brothers first flew.

From the Inn at Rodanthe, visitors are well positioned to get out and explore the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks is full of very popular beaches where one can flop and sunbathe in the warm East Coast Atlantic summer sun. The Outer Banks have a number of great islands to explore - one of the best-kept secrets is the stunning Ocracoke Island (it also has a campground for beach lovers).

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The Famous Vacation Home From "Nights In Rodanthe"

The Inn at Rodanthe is Hatteras Island's most famous vacation home. Its name comes from the famous movie, Nights In Rodanthe. The movie was based on Nicholas Spark's novel of the same name. The movie starred Richard Gere and Diane Lane as the lead actors. Watch the movie before staying at the Inn at Rodanthe and see how the movie focuses on the serenity of Hatteras Island with the cozy oceanfront inn.

  • Named: After Nicholas Spark's Noval "Nights In Rodanthe"

Groups may have to fight out who gets the famous blue bedrooms where Richard Gere stayed at in the movie and the other room where Diane Lane slept.

The movie, Nights in Rodanthe is a 2008 romantic drama film about a doctor who travels to see his estranged son. He then sparks with an unhappily married woman in a North Carolina inn (the Inn of Rodanthe).

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Inn At Rodanthe's Accommodation & Facilities

As one arrives at the Inn, one will notice furnishings and details that perfectly match scenes from the movie. It is furnished with blue shutters, antiques, floral wallpaper, custom doors, and more.

The Inn at Rodanthe comes with six bedrooms, five bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchenette, a hot tub, a fireplace, and a balcony with stunning sea views. Soak in the hot tub while enjoying views of the ocean and beach.

  • Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms (Inc. One-Half Bath)

The bedrooms are all different, with a different selection of beds for different guests (but there are enough king beds for the adults).

Beds at Inn At Rodanthe:

  • 3 King Beds
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 2 Twin Beds

The Inn at Rodanthe has three levels with different rooms and facilities on each.

  • First Level: Wet Bar, Full Bath, Laundry Area
  • Second Level: The Famous Blue Richard Gere's Bedroom & Diane Lane's Bedroom
  • Third Level: Other Bedrooms
  • Fourth Level: The "Honeymoon Suite"

The Inn at Rodanthe is a great place to relax. Wake up every morning and be greeted by views of the Atlantic. Enjoy a morning coffee on the furnished outdoor decks and breathe in the fresh sea air. After a day out on the sandy beaches, come back and relax in a sparkling hot tub.

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Planning One's Stay At The Inn At Rodanthe

The Inn is ideal for a romantic retreat, a group getaway, or a family escape. It also has a very distinctive tower that offers a very unique and special feel to the accommodation. It has plenty of nooks and crannies to sit, relax, and listen to the wind howling and the waves crashing. One can book it on a few accommodation listing websites, including the Outer Banks website. It is also available on Booking.com.

  • Sleeps: Sleeps 12 Guests
  • Pets: Not Pet Friendly
  • Fireplace: Not For Guest Use

Included is a swim in the OBR community pool in Avon (one will have a free OBR pool pass).

  • Check-In: After 6.00 pm
  • Check Out: Before 10.00 am

Prices vary by day of the week and by season but are typically within the $350-$470 range.

  • Price Range: $350-$470

The vacation home is right on the beach, where one will be sleeping with the scent of the sea and the sound of the waves crashing on the beach.

It is undoubtedly an Inn with a distinct charm of its own - it's a place that leaves one breathless (and not just because it was in a movie!).