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John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

2.0 of 5 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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Newark, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 stars NEW

We recently decided to take a weekend trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the middle of Winter. It was Feb. 28th. We only needed to stay one night. I contacted the John Yancey Inn ahead of time and booked a room at a really great rate. When we arrived I asked for an upgrade to a room... More 

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Ebony, Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We have stayed at John Yancey 2 times the past 2 years and are headed there in January, 2015 for our anniversary. The rooms are a great value, even in the off-season and the staff are helpful. Get a ground floor unit on the beach and just walk out onto the sand. Really nice if the weather is warm by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

We needed a pet friendly room for one night and were pleasantly accommodated. Room was clean, comfortable and well appointed. Great shower with hot water! Staff was friendly and provided a nice breakfast in the morning. Nice quiet room during off season. We will definitely be back, as we often make short trips. Thank you!

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I typically rent a house in the Outer Banks and this is the first time staying in a hotel. The staff was friendly and they upgraded me to an Oceanfront room (it's off-season). The room was clean and simple with a refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine, iron, and flat screen TV. I had a balcony to watch the sun rise. They... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great pet friendly place right on the beach with an awesome breakfast. I was in town for the Southern Fried Half Marathon and this was the perfect place to stay. It was close to all of the different race venues so that made it ideal. I will definitely be back for next years race and will stay here.

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our first time to the Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk area. So booking this hotel was a preference as it has smoking rooms available. The room was average, basic cable & mid-size TV, small bathroom & sink. The room has the beachy musky smell, but again very affordable for three nights and offered military discount. Steps away from... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We needed a dog friendly place and the Ramada was booked. We hesitated to book the John Yancey because of the mixed reviews. We ran out of options, booked it for 2 nights and hoped for the best. The place was much better than expected. The location was great. Nice beach, very friendly and helpful. The first night all the... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were reluctant to stay here because of the negative reviews. We were travelling with a dog and the other pet friendly hotels were booked. I'm very glad they were. The first night we stayed in an "easy access" beach room. You walked out the door, down the hall and you were on the beach. The next night we moved... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is just okay. It's old and weather beaten on the outside. The type of place carpets are stained and unattractive, but vacuumed. The bathroom was clean, and the linens were clean. That's the important part, right? The room had a mini-fridge, microwave and coffeemaker, all were clean. Access to the beach is great here, which considerably ups the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I picked this hotel because of it is pet friendly with very reasonable pet fees ($20 night). It has a great location, right in between Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head with beach access. The front desk staff is quite helpful and kind. The hotel itself is well maintained; a little run down but I would not expect any less... More 

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Address: 2009 S Virginia Dare Trail, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — John Yancey Oceanfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
John Yancey Oceanfront Hotel Kill Devil Hills
John Yancey Quality Inn
Quality Inn Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills Quality Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills

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