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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013
maleta07 Buxton, North Carolina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buxton, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed in Room 223. The unit is large and spacious, allowing us to truly "sit back and relax". The unit has two bedrooms with an attached bathroom. The unit has a full kitchen and dining room, washer and dryer. We enjoyed the enclosed balcony overlooking the ocean. The decor and furnishings were out dated, however the room was so... 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 the Sea Ranch on Trip Advisor! I am glad you enjoyed your stay in one of our condo-style suites. I would like to let you know that our ownership has a 'refresh' for all of these suites planned that will include updating furnishings, bedding, some flooring and kitchens ( just to mention a... More

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We had a lovely stay at the Sea Ranch Resort over Thanksgiving weekend. The staff was exceptionally friendly. We took advantage of a Groupon and were very pleased with our stay. The room was new and clean, including the bathroom. The restaurant was wonderful and we had the same waitress every morning for three mornings. Althought the pool was heated,... More

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

Thanks for taking the time to share about your recent visit to the Sea Ranch. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the staff made you all feel so at home! I will pass along your kind words! As far as the pool, there has been some confusion with GROUPON purchasers that we offer an indoor... More

High Point, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I read other reviews before booking the Sea Ranch Resort through Groupon. We went during Thanksgiving week and even on the sunny days, the wind was gusting and it was quite cold. Our oceanfront room had a wall of windows and even at low tide it seemed as if the ocean was rolling right up to our balcony, so we... More

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

We appreciate you taking the time to review the Sea Ranch! I am glad to hear your room provided you with such a great home base since the weather was windy and cold during your visit. We hope that you will return as it warms up a little and you can explore more of the Outer Banks! It's a beautiful... More

York, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Sea Ranch Resort. It was the week of Thanksgiving. It was very cold outside. The room was warm and cozy. The restaurant was a great place to view the ocean without freezing. The food was great too! We've never been to the Outer Banks before. We had a great time and plan on going back... More

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

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your off season stay at the Sea Ranch! Warmer weather will be back before we know it! We'd love to have you back! More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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27 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I have reviewed The Sea Ranch before and would like to provide an update. My wife and I are frequent visitors, as the property is one of the few located right on the beach. Barbara Gusler, the general manager and her delightful staff extend themselves to make each stay memorable. We especially like their specials and try to take advantage... More

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

Thanks for being such a loyal guest and part of our Sea Ranch Family! We appreciate your reviews that reflect the attention that we give to guest suggestions, etc! We will see you soon!! More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We bought a Groupon for the Sea Ranch Resort. Since the weather (Nov.) was too cold for outdoor swimming, we chose the SR for the indoor heated pool. Turns out the pool is indoor, but in a totally separate building, which was NOT heated. When I inquired, I was informed the pool is heated, but the building is not. There... More

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

Thanks for reviewing the Sea Ranch Resort. I am glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your stay! I am sorry that you all weren't able to enjoy the pool as expected. Our pool is enclosed (not indoor) and heated to 81 degrees. The air temperature inside the enclosure is very close to the actual outside temperature. We do offer... More

Raleigh, NC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed at Sea Ranch last week, not to enjoy it as a resort (cold Nov. days in Nags Head) but as a good place to use as our home base for a vacation house hunting trip. We requested the Fall Special rate and asked for a complimentary upgrade, which was nicely provided, since the hotel was not busy during... More

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

I am so pleased to hear that you all thoroughly enjoyed everything about your recent stay at the Sea Ranch! We are very proud of our staff's dedication to consistently providing outstanding customer service. I will be sure to let them know all your kind comments, from the front desk to housekeeping! Don't hesitate to call us for any assistance... More

Naperville, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel overlooking the beach and ocean . . . this might be your place. We stayed for two nights, taking advantage of a discounted "Fall Bed & Breakfast" rate. The front office staff were extremely helpful. We had an ocean front room that was large, clean, and almost hung over the ocean... More

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

Thanks for sharing your recent experience and recommendation of the Sea Ranch! I am happy that you had a nice stay and we hope we can get you back when you can visit the Beachside Bistro and all of the other seasonal offerings here! If we can help with any planing, don't hesitate to call! More

Manteo, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My girlfriend won a weekend getaway to the Sea Ranch Resort. It included a two night stay in an oceanfront room, breakfast, and dinner for two. The room was clean, the ocean view was amazing, and the food at the Beachside Bistro was awesome. I know good food and this chef knows what he is doing. Don't be afraid to... More

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

As a long time resident to the Outer Banks, I know that most of us don't get to stay oceanfront very often and I am so glad that you had this opportunity! I am also happy to hear that you had such a nice time at our Beachside Bistro! We hope that you all will come back and enjoy a... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Stayed for two nights... Clean room, remarkable view, and friendly staff. The complimentary breakfast was a full breakfast and very well prepared. The hotel is in a convenient spot. Only wish there were not gale force winds (not that they could control that!)

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

Thank you for sharing! Keep in touch for more upcoming events and promotions from the Sea Ranch! We'd love to have you back as one of our many returning guests! 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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Amenities

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
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #1 Family 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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