Reservations accepted for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights year round

Events and things to do

Town Dock  is everyone's "go to" resource for all things Oriental. 

Click here to find out what's happening.


History of Oriental

We've taken the liberty of directing you to the Town of Oriental's website to learn a bit about the history of our town.  While you're there, look around.  There's lots of helpful info there, especially if you are considering relocating to Oriental.  (and we sincerely hope that you are!)

301 Freemason Street

Oriental, NC  28571


innkeeper@cartwrighthouse.com

252-249-1337


​​Room rates $139-$179.  Includes Gourmet Breakfast Daily, Evening Wine, Beer and/or Organic Herbal Iced Tea. Call now to treat yourself to the Best of Oriental!



Local Information & Links

Here is some info to help you plan your visit to Oriental:

Town Dock– The source for what’s happening in Oriental
Oriental School of Sailing-Learn to sail in Oriental NC
Partners in Health Yoga - Yoga Studio and much more 
Village Health and Fitness – Fitness Club with Pool
The Old Theatre – Oriental’s Old Theater is home to plays, concerts and films.
Pamlico Music Society – The Pamlico Music Society brings in great artists to present classical, jazz, folk and blues 
Website for the Town of Oriental - all you need to know in one spot
Provision Company - Paddle board, Kayak, and Bicycle Rental; Marine supplies, Bait, Beer and Wine
Nautical Wheelers - Quality clothing and gifts plus a good selection of top notch wines.
Minnesott Golf and Country Club - Golf course just 10 min away
Bow to Stern Boating - Boat rentals, Charters and Sailing Lessons
Marsha's Cottage -Casual and Elegant High quality fashions for ladies in a charming location.

North Carolina Ferry Schedule-There are several Ferries that might be helpful in getting you to Oriental.

Restaurants and Grocery Stores
(Call first to verify operating hours)


Piggly Wiggly - 252-249-3100     1400 Broad Street    Full service grocery store with very large beer and wine selection and deli offering sandwiches and salads to go.

The Silos  - Great Food, Nice Folks plus Open Mic nite on Wed.
Toucan Grill -Indoor and outdoor seating located on grounds of Oriental Marina
O'Town- Restaurant with  nice deck for outdoor dining serving seafood, steaks, etc; Winter monthes turns into O'Town Pub inside

Brantleys Village Restaurant - Family Oriented.  Popular seafood buffet Sat nights
M and M's Cafe -  Nice large screened deck for outdoor dining; Seafood and Steaks

​Layla's-Authanic Mediterranean Food

Oriental Deli and Subs - Serving Breakfast and Lunch till 2 PM, seven days a week