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Where to Stay, to Dock, or to Moor

Inns & Hotels | B&Bs | Cottages & Vacation Rentals| | Camping
RV Spaces | Marinas | Anchorages | Pet Accommodations

Visitors have several options for lodging. Various accommodations are available: lovely Bed & Breakfast accommodations; weekly condo rentals, vacation home rentals, or motel accommodations. If you arrive by water, you will find excellent facilities at one of the many marinas located near Oriental. Campgrounds with full facilities for RVs or with tent sites are also available.

Inns & Hotels

Oriental Marina Hotel, Oriental, 252-249-1818

Bayboro House Hotel, Bayboro [10.8 miles] 252-745-7270

River Neuse Suites, Oriental 252-249-1404

Bed & Breakfasts

The Inn at Oriental, Oriental, 252-249-1078

The Captains Quarters Bed & Breakfast, Oriental 252-249-0002

Cottages & Vacation Rentals

All have kitchen/cooking facilities.

Pamlico Cottage at Arlington Place, 800-967-7639

Beth Frazer & Associates Real Estate and Vacation Rentals, 252-249-1001

Century 21 – Sail/Loft Realty, 800-327-4189

Mariner Realty 800-347-8246

Old Town Hall Inn, Oriental, 252-675-9424

Tidewater Real Estate 252-249-9800


River’s Edge Family Campground, Bayboro [15.6 miles] 252-559-3603

Bay River Campground, Merritt [8.7 miles] 252-745-4879

Moonlight RV Park, 180 Moonlight Lake Drive, New Bern, NC. 252-745-9800.

RV Spaces

The following places have spaces for parking RVs during Croaker Festival. These are not “campgrounds” so inquire if hookups/amenities are available.

Village Mini Storage, Oriental 252-249-7202


Facilities marked with * are within a ten minute walk to the Festival. Others are within a 20 minute or less bike ride.

*Clancy’s Marina, Oriental – Greens Creek – 252-675-1410
35.01.66N – 76.42.015W

*Oriental Marina and Inn, Oriental 252-249-1818
35.01.5N – 76.41.9W

Whittaker Creek Yacht Harbor, Oriental-Whittaker Creek
252-249-0666 35.01.4N – 76.41.2W

Whittaker Pointe Marina, Oriental – Whittaker Creek –


There is a dinghy dock at the foot of Water Street.
Before the bridge: In Oriental Harbor

Under the bridge: In Green’s Creek. The clearance under the bridge is 40 feet (may be less depending on wind). After passing under the bridge follow the creek to the right.

Pet Accommodations

Dove Landing Kennels

The Oriental Pet Parlour, Oriental 252-249-0243

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