301 Freemason Street
Oriental, NC 28571

(252) 249-1337
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Welcome to the Cartwright House, Oriental’s Inn of Distinction, where simple elegance and gracious hospitality meet.

This Inn has a rich history dating back almost to when Oriental was founded. It was built in 1903, and converted to a Bed and Breakfast over three decades ago. We are located in a peaceful residential neighborhood and just steps from the waterfront and Lou Mac Park.  Restaurants and shops are within walking distance.

The Inn’s owners, Margaret and Johnny Reiswig, have refurbished and beautifully appointed the Cartwright House, reopening the Inn as a true bed and breakfast. Every day a healthy & plentiful full breakfast is served.  Assorted  coffees and teas, hot chocolate, juice, fresh fruit, homemade muffins, and hot egg creations to tempt any palate begin the day, and a pleasant social hour with complimentary wine, beer and soda along with coffee, tea and light snacks brings an end to each day.

All rooms have private baths stocked with organic bath products from Shikai. The eco-friendly Cartwright House caters to adults looking for a respite from the hustle and bustle of big city life. The facility is 100% smoke free and encourages conversation, board games, quiet reads and pursuits to heal the spirit and mend the soul. Hosts will gladly transport marina guests as needed.