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Sea Ranch Resort

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1731 N. Virginia Dare Trail, PO Box 325, Kill Devil Hills, NC
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in Kill Devil Hills
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Steve W Pulaski, Virginia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pulaski, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Superb customer service. The front desk staff was wonderful and very attentive. Had a problem with the air conditioning, however, management made it right by adjusting the final bill. We have stayed at the Sea Ranch every time we have visited Kill Devil Hills, which is yearly for the past 5+ years, and will continue to stay at the Sea... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved the location and being right on the beach. We stayed on the 4th floor and it was a nice level. Service was ok in the rooms but the restaurant service was very good. However, our refrigerator wasn't really cooling beverages. we called for maintenance and basically were told these small refrigerators don't cool well and they would give... More

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Lawrenceville, GA
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42 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really thought this place was going to be wonderful for our two night stay in Kill Devil Hills. The outside appearance is okay, but for some reason I was a little disappointed when we pulled up. Check in went smoothly and then we trekked our luggage up to the fourth floor and in to a room that was not... More

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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are a family on a tight budget and my children had never been to the beach. We stayed in an oceanfront room with two queen beds, and had a lovely experience that my children will remember for a lifetime. The hotel was clean, the staff was friendly, and the location was close to many of the historical attractions I... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in one of the oceanfront queen rooms on the top floor. The view of the ocean was gorgeous as you'd expect. I loved the private balcony. It had a nice glass door instead of the annoying sliding doors we've encountered at other beach hotels in the past. And there was no air conditioner blowing heat... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would not ever recommend that anyone stay at the see ranch resort! It's dirty, old, filled with ants, and the property is not well maintained at all. After having visited and having multiple issues, the quality of the property is absolutely not worth the price they have asked for. The only thing it has going for it is the... More

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Roseboro, North Carolina
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed in a condo with a broken twin bed in one bedroom. The linen on all the bed was worn and would not stay on the beds. They failed to tell us that we had to remove the trash and basically clean thoroughly before we left and no housekeeping services but yet an envelope was left for gratuity. The prices... More

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Medina, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the condo rooms for a week. The location and views are top notch. The decor was dated, but the room was clean and well stocked. Some general maintenance does need to be done. The carpet did had some stains and there were gouges in the vinyl floor in the kitchen area. The enclosed balcony had... More

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Sea Ranch R, General Manager at Sea Ranch Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay! I'd like to let you know that we have plans to begin a renovation on the condo suites coming as soon as this fall 2014/winter 2015. This will bring many upgrades to the suites. Thanks for the review and we look forward to having you back! Best regards, Barbara Gusler... More

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

My husband and I spent the first 3 days of our honeymoon here and wish we'd booked the entire week! Couldn't have enjoyed it more - our room was perfect, the view couldn't have been better, and the beach was excellent. We've already recommended Sea Ranch to our friends!! Katie and Jen were so helpful and friendly, as were all... More

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Sea Ranch R, General Manager at Sea Ranch Resort, responded to this review

First, Congratulations! We are so excited to be a part of such your special occasion! We appreciate the recommendations and shout outs to the staff! We look forward to welcoming you back!! Best regards, Barbara Gusler General Manager More

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel for a night and although it was beach front, the service and rooms were not great. The room was dated and falling apart. Carpet was lose, bathtub was gross, we only used sheets because the blankets had stains in them. We asked for 2 more pillows because our pillows had stains on them, but they... More

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Sea Ranch R, General Manager at Sea Ranch Resort, responded to this review

I am very disappointed to hear that your stay at the Sea Ranch Resort did not meet your standards. This is not a typical guest experience, but I do appreciate your honest feedback! I would like to assure you that our main building guest rooms have been updated this past winter. All of the carpet and bedding was replaced in... More

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Address: 1731 N. Virginia Dare Trail, PO Box 325, Kill Devil Hills, NC
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Sea Ranch Resort 2*
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Sea Ranch Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Sea Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Sea Ranch Resort Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #1 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #1 Romantic Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #5 Business Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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Enjoy the recently renovated room accommodations that reflect a coastal color palette and modern room finishes that will create a relaxing and comfortable space for your stay. Convenient on-site amenities include an enclosed heated pool, new fitness center and game room, outside picnic area and grill. The Sea Ranch also welcomes you to our oceanfront restaurant, the Beachside Bistro, which offers a delightful menu with a focus on American Coastal Cuisine. Join us for in the dining room or on our deck where you can soak in the beautiful ocean view! Beachfront Resort: All rooms in the beachfront resort and oceanside lodge offer: microwaves, refrigerators, Cable TV and Internet. Oceanfront Suites: We now offer 2 BR / 2 Bath fully equipped, condo style suites. Each suite offers a full kitchen, washer & dryer and living room with a sleeper sofa! Minimum of a 3 night stay required in season. ... more   less 
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