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1509 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Outer Banks Motor Lodge
Ranked #4 of 19 hotels in Kill Devil Hills
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  • 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
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Stuart, Va
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Belleville, Ontario
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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Hampton, VA
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Just returned from our third weeklong stay at OBX Motor Lodge. This is not a shiny new property, but rather vintage Outer Banks charm. The ground floor rooms walk out onto the beach, very few properties in all of the Outer Banks have such an unobstructed view and easy beach access. The staff is always cordial and accommodating. The clientele... More

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Lorain, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel since I was a young child - and there is nowhere else I would rather stay. Yes, the rooms are outdated and need some work...... However, we are out on the porch or down at the beach from before sunrise until after sunset. The beach is just right there! Our last visit was during... More

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is our home away from home when we make our annual trip tot he Outer Banks. The staff is very nice, the service is great, the value is right on ! They do allow pets but PLEASE VISITORS do not take your pet on vacation with you unless you ca keep them quiet in the evening and at night.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We spent 3 wonderful days at this hotel last week, and it was one of the BEST vacations I have ever had. First off, I would like to contradict the lady that wrote the only "Terrible" review for this hotel: us too traveled with 2 dogs, 1 medium and 1 small. We notified the hotel upon booking that we will... More

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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): $
Also Known As:
Outer Banks Motor Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Outer Banks Hotel
Outer Banks Motel
Outer Banks Motor Lodge NC - Kill Devil Hills

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Discover a world of sand, surf, sun and fun at The Outer Banks Motor Lodge, a quaint oceanfront motel nestled on the beach in Kill Devil Hills. We are conveniently located and easy to find, with several restaurants within walking distance; close to all the OBX attractions in nearby Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Duck and Roanoke Island. Our motel offers an inviting family atmosphere, warm hospitality, a friendly staff and clean spacious oceanfront lodging. There are a wide variety of rooms to choose from – including oceanfront, poolside, efficiencies and pet friendly-rooms. Our rates are affordable and a great value. The Outer Banks Motor Lodge offers many great amenities. Enjoy our beautiful beaches, the outdoor pool and our picnic and playground area, free wireless internet, guest laundry & vending. Family owned and operated, we know you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 
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