We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 19 Kill Devil Hills hotels

Outer Banks Motor Lodge

Save Saved
You added Outer Banks Motor Lodge to your Saves list
1509 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Hotel amenities
Outer Banks Motor Lodge
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Kill Devil Hills
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Kill Devil Hills
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

72 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    29
    29
    10
    3
    1
See reviews for
25
27
3
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (27)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (72)
  • Mar-May only
    (4)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (42)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (25)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (1)
All months
Rutherford, New Jersey
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A typical Outer Banks, NC motel. The poolside single room was quite small, but I would imagine the other rooms are bigger. The rooms are not particularly clean, but not really dirty or gross. The location right on the beach is perfect and not far from bars and restaurants. The shower was good and the staff was friendly. If you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third review on the Outer Banks Motor Lodge. My husband and I absolutely love it and will never stay anywhere else when we're in OBX. The room is always clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. The washing machine and dryer are now coin operated, but at $1.50 for wash and $1.00 for drying it's more... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lewisburg PA
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at OBX Motor Lodge on our way to Ocracoke. We had a wonderful pet friendly room. While it was not "luxurious" it was spotless and clean with a designated parking spot less than ten feet from the door of our room. This place is a retro gem to old school hotels and it is right on the beach,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old fashioned style motel with a great location. They also allow pets and we had a room just behind the office which was spacious and clean. Nothing fancy. A nice clean pool with picnic tables and grills. Some of the rooms open up directly to the beach. A lot of families.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stuart, Va
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided at the last minute to drive to Outer banks from Myrtle Beach. Had no reservations and stopped here to check on availability. We were pleasantly surprised super clean rooms and very friendly staff. Right on the beach and close to shops and restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was our second stay at the Motor Lodge. We chose to stay again based on our first visit. In my previous review, I called the place dated when I should have said it has a Retro feel. My family loves the experience of staying at such a charming place. The Motor Lodge is extremely clean. The staff is extremely... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Belleville, Ontario
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

To be clear, we chose the Outer Banks Motor Lodge primarily due to its attractive price point for a motel right on the ocean. We also liked that it was a small family run motel rather than a chain and that the rooms seemed like a good value compared to the chains. Our King Efficiency room was spacious but had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Have always enjoyed our stays here! Cannot beat the view of the ocean! Would like to see a few upgrades to the efficiencies, very few utensils and the stove eyes were unlevel due to so much aluminum foil on them. Will still continue to stay here, staff is always cordial & helpful!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hampton, VA
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We spent a long weekend in pet-friendly efficiency #40. The room was big, with tile floors that are perfect when traveling with a dog. The best feature of this room is the private porch overlooking the swimming pool. The ocean access is amazing. The property is cute; old, but well maintained. But we did have a couple of complaints. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

By all means, DO IT!!! Stay at this property whenever you visit the Outer Banks, especially if you prefer the motor lodge experience as opposed to the hotel chain groove. Over the past 20+ years, my wife and I have stayed at a property near MP 10 on the Beach Road, but they closed at the beginning of the year.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Do you own or manage Outer Banks Motor Lodge?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Outer Banks Motor Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Outer Banks Motor Lodge

Address: 1509 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Outer Banks Motor Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Outer Banks Hotel
Outer Banks Motel
Outer Banks Motor Lodge NC - Kill Devil Hills

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (14)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
View from room (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay