When visitors to The Inn on Bath Creek comment on the great restoration, we have to tell them that although the home looks like one of the historic buildings of old Bath, the Inn is actually only a few years old. Built in 1999 to be a bed and breakfast, the Inn has the charm and detail of an older home with modern amenities like zoned heating, air-conditioning and bathrooms that were not converted from closets.
The property does have a long tradition of providing hospitality to travelers, however. We stand on the site of the old Buzzard Hotel (charming name, we know) a building that was roughly the same age as the nearby Bonner House. Efforts to secure the property for inclusion in the historic Bath site were unsuccessful and the hotel was demolished around 1980. Kudzu vines took over the property until the Brooks, a local family, envisioned and built the new Inn.[quote source=”Ann N., visitor to the Inn on Bath Creek”]Upon arrival I was welcomed by the hosts Dale and Maree and shown around, given information on the area and made very welcome. I spent 3 nights in exceedingly comfortable surroundings and can highly recommend a stay at The Inn when visiting the area. Breakfast is excellent and they leave a coffee machine and soft drinks available during the day which is a very nice touch. Highly recommended.[/quote]
Where Are We Located?
Nestled alongside Bath Creek, the Inn on Bath Creek is located within the beautiful Inner Banks of North Carolina in Beaufort County. It is an area steeped in rich history that speaks to the very foundation of the United State’s colonial roots. Bath was incorporated in 1705, making it the first incorporated town in North Carolina. It was the state’s first port of entry, developing a thriving trade industry in naval stores, tobacco and furs. The town’s rich history is a legacy that continues to inspire and attract visitors to the region to this day.
Bath’s history was enabled by the town’s location near the mouth of the Pamlico River. The calm waters of Bath Creek flow directly into the Pamlico, which makes it the perfect spot for water enthusiasts. Sailing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and bird watching are just a few of the activities available in Bath that heavily feature the region’s close relationship with the water.
The Inn sits on Main Street, directly across from Bath’s state dock. The town of Bath is also only a short drive from some of the top local attractions in North Carolina, including ‘Little Washington’, Lake Mattamuskeet, and more.
Come and enjoy a stay at the Inn on Bath Creek, and experience first hand why life is better on the water.
During Your Stay
Fresh breakfast, beautiful surroundings, beverages available through the day, access to bikes and kayaks; these are just a few of the key features that guests can enjoy during a stay at the Inn.
Each of our four rooms feature amenities to enhance your comfort. En-suite bathrooms, large soaking tubs and plenty of space to relax with a good book, browse our selection of available rooms and pick the room with the features that are just right for your needs.
The Inn also features a number of communal areas for the enjoyment of our guests. A swing on the front porch offers the perfect place to sit down with a cold beverage and soak in the views over Bath Harbor. Unwind in the front room, or browse the library of books or DVDs that are available for our guests to enjoy.
Free WiFi is provided throughout the Inn, with snacks, hot and cold beverages available in the Sun Room.