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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Waterford, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

From the minute my sister and I opened the door to the room and seen the ocean right at the patio was just what we had wanted in this vacation. Sitting there every morning and watching the sun rise was amazing. We would snap pictures on our phones and send to friends and family back home who were working. The... 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! We hope to see you soon! More

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

my wife and I are enjoying a get away from the kids....our second time stating here. The room is spacious. Accomodations are adequate, though far from luxurious. Still, we are comfortable here. Last nite we decided to stay here for dinner. A friend had told me the food was very good, and since we didn't have to drive, we could... More

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

I'd like to apologize for this miscommunication. You are correct, the flyer in the elevator did not state the 6PM restriction. All of our materials have now been updated to reflect the details and restrictions. We value you as a guest of our resort and hope that you will forgive this oversight and consider returning. Please contact me if there... More

Martinsburg, West Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My husband & I booked a king oceanfront room for our anniversary weekend. We booked through expedia because the hotel said they didn't have any rooms left. I questioned expedia when we booked how they could sell a room that was sold out. They said they purchase blocks of rooms from the hotels that they can sell. Upon arriving on... More

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

I am very sorry that your reservation booked through Expedia became so problematic. As we do allocate/block a number of rooms to third party booking agencies, there is the occasional overbooking because they are not directly tied into our availability. I am sorry that the two bedroom suite that you were offered did not meet your expectations. Our hotel guest... More

Moncton, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

While travelling in the coldest part of february it seems, our spirits were warmed by the warm and friendly staff of Sea Ranch. I loved the 2 doors on the room giving us a great view of all things Kitty Hawk. Laying in bed and seeing the sun come up was magic for this Northern Climate girl desperate for the... More

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

Thanks for your review! I hope you be able to return for a summer getaway and see for yourself how fun summer is here on the Outer Banks. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our staff. They all work very hard to deliver you (our guests) with a pleasurable experience! We hope to see you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This was my first time ever to the outer banks and I did a lot of research on hotels. When my boyfriend and I decided on the sea ranch resort little did I know it was going to be one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in. The people that work in this hotel are so friendly! If... More

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

I am very happy to hear that we were able to exceed all of your expectations during your visit. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We hope to see you soon! More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our family had a cottage in OBX when I was a kid, and I have visited there all my life. The Sea Ranch has been there for at least that long, and I remembered it and booked it for our brief vacation in off-season. It was just fine: clean and nice, and our room practically in the ocean. The staff... 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 stay. I apologize for any confusion that was communicated regarding the return of your charger. Our procedure for items left behind would be to send them to you VIA USPS COD at your request. I will be sure to address proper explanation of our return policy to all of our front desk... More

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The hotel... let's be honest... isn't the main attraction at a place like OBX. Clean rooms and a GREAT restaurant were just a nice perk to the great area. The view from the room were AMAZING and the staff was absolutely wonderful! John Romm and the kitchen and bar staff were fantastic!

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

Thanks for your review! I will be sure to pass your kind words regarding the restaurant on to the Chef and staff! We hope you can make it back for a visit soon! More

Suffolk, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Room was very comfortable, felt like home. Staff was very friendly! View was awesome! We will definitely stay again! Only downside was the indoor heated pool was closed during our visit and not expected to open until March 15th. Access to an indoor heated pool was a big reason we selected this property so to arrive and find that the... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay! Unfortunately, our pool was closed during the time of your stay due to a part on order. We apologize for that. We are now back up and running! We also offer all of our guests complimentary passes to our local YMCA that offers an indoor swimming pool in addition... More

Front Royal, VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

ALways love staying here!! Great hotel, great service...never want to leave. Literally steps to get to the ocean, its so close!! Off season you are given vouchers for bfast at Jolly Rogers which is delicious!! The service is outstanding here, and they go out of there way to meet your expectations. Each time we come back, we will be staying... More

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

Thank you for coming back and spending another memorable Outer Banks getaway with us! We would love for you to come back and enjoy some of the summer fun with us! Feel free to give us a call if we can help plan your next stay!! More

New Kent, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed at the Sea Ranch on a week night while taking "Flat Stanley" on vacation adventures. If you don't know Flat Stanley, please google and learn who he is. Anyway, our plan was to stay in Hatteras two nights, taking the ferry on a day trip to Ocracoke Island, but a little Nor easter blew through and we decided... More

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

Thanks so much for your kind review! I am glad that your travels brought you back to the Sea Ranch and that you all were able to experience all of the upgrades for yourselves (and Flat Stanly too)! We are always excited to hear from past guests after the have seen the transformation of the hotel! Let us know if... 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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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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