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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
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My Partner and I had a small wedding ceremony behind the John Yancey Oceanfront hotel! The views was spectacular the rooms was clean and the staff was absolutely amazing! We will definitely stay again when we visit again! #lgbtfriendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tend to stay in mid priced hotels- and this one fits the bill. The oceanfront building is non smoking, a good complementary breakfast is offered along with a discount should you be able to stay in excess of three days. We prefer the third floor as the balcony view is great. We've stayed here on three different visits and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was spacious and very clean. We had a great view of the beach and the kids loved it! It was very quiet and comfortable for 3 of us for a week. I was (luckily) given a break in my work schedule and we left with no reservations anywhere or any idea where we were going. I stopped there and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed here for a week, and had a great time. Rooms were very nice and clean, the staff was awesome and could not have been more friendly. This is a prime location for the Outer Banks right in the middle of everything. I highly recommend staying here if you want a great time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The John Yancey Inn is one of my favorite places to stay in KDH/Nags Head. The rooms are extremely clean, you're right on the beach, and the staff goes above and beyond to ensure that your stay is an enjoyable one. There's also a plethora of fantastic restaurants nearby, and the Harris Teeter is extremely close if you need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had another great week at the Yancey where I stayed during my annual trip to OBX. My room had a great ocean view and though I stayed in the Four Seasons building, I realized that the main building has a few rooms that are literally beach front - the porches are right on the sand. Pretty cool. The staff is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only stayed for two days on our way back from North Myrtle Beach South Carolina. It was our first stay in the outer banks and we plan on returning. We had the oceanfront ground floor which is nice to walk out of your room right onto the beach. Rooms are ok view is better. You must go to Mama... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to OBX and this hotel. First off, the staff here are amazing, especially Linda! It was our anniversary and she had our names and congrats on the sign in front of the hotel!! Everyone was super friendly and accommodating. Our room was directly on the beach, what a view! Watched the sunrise on the ocean... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 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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