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John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

2009 S Virginia Dare Trail, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Potomac, Maryland
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19 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Husband and I came for Memorial weekend having never been to OBX before. We found the motel to be adequate, and in a good location. We got a pet-free, no-smoking room without any problems. We were assigned a ground floor room which did not overlook the beach (my understanding from reviews is you need a 3rd floor ocean view to... More 

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Grottoes, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had a long weekend playing softball and the hotel staff was greaf! Very accomodating and even extended our checkmout time due to unknown playing times! Hotel itself needs a few updated but overall very clean!

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is nice. It's clean and the location is great. We had an oceanfront room on the 4th floor in the 4 Season's building and the view was fabulous! We woke up early and watched the sunrise from our patio. The weather was mild so we were able to sleep with the patio door open and hear the ocean... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to stay! Great view, friendly and accommodating staff,clean rooms and pet friendly rooms. Will be back! Continental breakfast is great! Centrally located in OBX. Our doggie lived it too. woof!

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was delighted to walk into a second-floor main building smoking room and see how spacious, clean and attractive it was. The room contained two double beds, a small table with two cushy chairs, and a large flat-screen tv within an armoire. The bed as well as the bed linens felt like they were top quality. I enjoyed a microwaved... More 

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Nags Head, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had some relatives visit from outside of the area. They greatly enjoyed their stay and in their words… “We will come back for the ocean; we will come back to John Yancey for the breakfast bar and views.”

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I looked at the reviews on this website and saw decent things for the most part so me and my friends decided to give it a try. WORST DECISION EVER. They pride themselves on being clean yet there was rust surrounding my shower head, grout all over the base and sides of the shower, the carpet had stains in it... More 

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edward22, Owner at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do pride ourselves on offering clean, affordable oceanfront accommodations. That said, we are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience. In fact, we are beginning to transition to single serving coffee makers in the rooms for 2015-2016 (like Keurig). I can assure you the property is very safe with rarely any safety... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed April 4th to 6th. The room was nice. We got a double bed and ended up with a 1st floor room in the 2 story building. They have a sliding door to a small patio. Pro: the room was spacious, right on the beach, nice deck on beach, quick access to tons of stores and restaurants, nice parking,... More 

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Henderson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My family and I were just there on our getaway for easter .we enjoyed our stay and planning a new trip there soon hope to get a room there again.the rooms were nice its wasn't noise its right on the beach and good places to eat lots of things for the family can do.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

They give you tiny sized pillows, not real blankets and it is a run down hotel! They said our room had a "pool view" which was true but their pool is in the parking lot! The positives is that it is pet friendly and the location of the hotel. I would recommend only the oceanfront rooms but I wouldn't leave... More 

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edward22, Owner at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We offer a number of different rooms types across a range of price points. Our standard rooms do not have ocean view, and our priced accordingly. We would love to have you back in our Sea Building oceanfront that literally open up on the beach, or the Four Season building has great views from upper floor... More 

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