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John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

2009 S Virginia Dare Trail, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first experience staying at this inn. We chose this place because they allowed pets. Our room, although minimalistic was convenient and clean. Coffee was provided in the lobby 24 hours. A continental breakfast was also available. It was an overall good place to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a older hotel, but the owners have great improvements. Not fancy but clean and comfortable. Everyone is pleasant and helpful. Price is reasonable, the beach is great and you can bring the fur baby which is very important to us.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

This is a great place to stay. It is privately owned and very well kept. The owner and employees were all very hospitable. I took my sons and out a town nephew for an overnight beach trip and this was the perfect place. I look forward to staying there again soon.

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

Thanks for your feedback. We look forward to having you back again soon. We continue to make improvements to the rooms and property, and are excited for 2016! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Clean and staff was friendly and accomadating . We were given an upgrade just because so that was nice Great location accross the street from the Outerbanks Grill and just down from Dare Devil's Pizzeria . Overall a great experience

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I have stayed here two years in a row now. The hotel is in a great location for those looking for a place to stay on Marathon Race weekend. You will find that it is close to all of the different races that are being held. For those that travel with pets, it is the best place to stay. Add... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I was very disappointed with this hotel. We were to have a room in a " no smoking, no pets building". When we saw people walking their dog down the hallway, we realized they were going to rent a room to anyone, in any of the buildings. There was a picnic area and a small playground. People were walking their... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We were only here for a night, and stayed in the side building. We were on the 2nd floor, the second room in. From our big private balcony, we could see a side view of the ocean. Even though this is a pet friendly hotel, we didn't hear any dogs barking which was a plus (but did see dogs around... More 

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Napoleon, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We made confirmed reservations with a contracted booking agency at least 3 1/2 months in advance for a beachfront bottom floor out of season (traveling with a service dog) Met the owner on arrival and she was apologetic but did not explain why we could not have requested room. We thought perhaps because of dog. But later we saw 2... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. Unfortunately, when you book through a third party (Expedia, Hotels.com etc) they do not always accurately disclose which room type you are reserving. We recommend to avoid any confusion, given the variety of rooms we have (pet friendly, non pet), oceanfront, oceanview, pool view) that guests make reservations directly with us. We look forward to... More 

Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

The price is OK, but the hotel itself could use an overhaul. It's dated. The pool needs to be redone. The rooms could use some modernising. If it's a busy time of the year parking can be a problem. As well as they are not enforceing guest parking only. I observed people parking at the hotel and walking to the... More 

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Watkins Glen, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

For ocean front guests without pets, beware. Dogs run amuck here! They range from small barkers to big. Many of them roam the sand in front of the rooms unleashed. We had a big spaniel wonder right in our room from next door. One of 2 big ones they had. Outside of the pet palace, the place is low budget... More 

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