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River Neuse Suites is the newest of Oriental hotels. Enjoy a weekend or a vacation in your room with a panoramic view of the Neuse River– located in our quaint fishing village. Our rooms feature bright, “beachy” decor with a modified kitchenette and big screen TVs. There are efficiency single rooms and upstairs/downstairs loft suites. We have efficiency suites that are pet friendly. Each room has free Wireless and Ethernet connectivity.
We’re a 14-room boutique hotel in a quiet setting and with attentive staff. View a list of our hotel rooms, enjoy the bright, colorful decor. We offer various sleeping combinations that can accommodate most needs. You can make a convenient reservation online– or call for more info.
Oriental, NC is a casual, picturesque village of about 900 people on the Neuse River’s north shore. The Neuse is almost four miles wide at this point. Oriental is home to sailors (known as the “sailing capital of North Carolina), artists and fishermen. Walk or ride one of our complimentary bikes to the snug little harbor from your rental and mix with the sailors and view the commercial fishing boats at rest.
Accommodations are available for nightly stays, weekends and vacation rentals.
New Ownership – Same Great Service and High Standards
River Neuse Suites, a remodeled hotel in Oriental, NC, has undergone a change of ownership and exciting things are happening! Of course you’ll see the same friendly faces, you’ll still enjoy immaculately maintained rooms with soothing decor, and the views haven’t changed – you’ll be bowled over by the fabulous wide water views of the majestic Neuse River and Pamlico Sound from every room.
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All Things Dragon
Welcome to quaint and charming Oriental, home to, among other things, an authentic forty-foot Chinese dragon. With such a name as Oriental, what other creature could possibly be mascot in this authentic fishing village of less than nine hundred souls?
Originally known as Smith’s Creek, Oriental got its unusual name from the founding father’s wife, Rebecca Midyette. Apparently, Mrs. Midyette found a name board that had washed ashore from the sunken steam vessel the SS Oriental. From that event, this welcoming fishing haven took on its new name and identity to eventually become a North Carolina destination of distinction.
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