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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 July 4, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Virginia Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very happy with this hotel overall. Stayed for a quick weekend getaway. The room was clean, The view was fantastic- so close to the beach. Free wi-fi was easy and fast. Very comfortable bed and linens. The on site Bistro's food was terrific, if a bit over priced. Two nights, ate dinner outside on deck with live music and ocean... More

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

I am certainly glad you took the time to review and you honest feedback is appreciated! I will be sure to address these comments regarding your sever with the all of the restaurant management and staff, as this was inappropriate, and I am sorry that you encountered this during your visit. We are more than happy to discuss the details... More

Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our first stay at the Sea Ranch Resort was Summer '13 and it is our "go to" lodging while at the Outer Banks. The hotel sits right on the beach with no obstructed views. We had an ocean front room with balcony and enjoyed all that the white-sand beaches could offer. Rooms are very quiet, on-site Bistro restaurant is quite... More

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

Thanks for you review! We are excited to hear that you have been returning to the Sea Ranch since 2013!! Thanks and keep your eye out for upcoming specials and fall events!!! Look forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Barbara Gusler General Manager More

Prairie Village, Kansas
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We got an ocean front room and spent time on the balcony. It was so peaceful and we enjoyed watching the ocean and all that goes on. In the mornings we would sit and watch the dolphins swim by. We saw them every morning and there were a lot. The room was clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and... More

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

Thanks for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor Community! As a Top Contributor, you opinions are appreciated by fellow travelers! I am glad you were able to experience the dolphins from your oceanfront balcony! It's truly an amazing sight! We hope if travels bring you back to the Outer Banks, you will return to the Sea Ranch Resort! Best... More

Beckley, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our fifth anniversary by going back to Kill Devil Hills where we were married. We and our sixteen-month old daughter spent a week at the Sea Ranch Resort. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool was nice and clean. It is an indoor pool. The Beachside Bistro is an excellent restaurant located on... More

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

Thanks for sharing your rencet experience at the Sea Ranch Resort! I am Happy to hear that the staff made you all feel so at home, and that you enjoyed the on-site amenities as well suring your anniversary stay!! Please feel free to let us know if we can assist you in planning your next visit! We look forward to... More

Summerfield nc
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I booked what was called an ocean front room. When i checked in they put me in room 101. It faced a brick wall. I told the front desk this and they said i booked ocean side. I showed them my booking comfirmation and they said that they could move me to a room facing the parking lot. I told... More

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

Thank you for your recent review! I am sorry that you feel that you were mislead by the 'oceanside' description of the the room located in our main building. Our oceanfront rooms and suites do offer offer unobstructed oceanviews. I am more than happy to discuss your situation in more detail of you'd like to reach me directly at 252-441-7126... More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
29 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visit Sea Ranch at every opportunity we get and frequently refer others. Barbara Gusler, the General Manager runs a truly first class resort with attention to every conceivable detail. Very recently, we celebrated my wife's 65th birthday, a VERY important event. Ms. Gusler worked with me to deliver an extremely memorable event, one that we will never forget.Anyone traveling... More

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

Thanks so much for your review and sharing with potential travelers! We appriciate you all being such loyal guest and we were excited to be a part of your special birthday event! We look forward to seeing you all again very soon! Cheers! Barbara Gusler General Manager More

2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My family and I recently stayed at the Sea Ranch. The beach was beautiful but I was very disappointed with the room. The carpet was filthy. There where spills and stains in multiple places and the kitchen walls were nasty where food had splattered on the walls and they hadn't been cleaned. The worst part was the air conditioning wasn't... More

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

Thank you taking the time to review. I am sorry that you all had to experience the issues with the A/C unit during your stay. These issues are never pleasant this time of year and we certainly work on the units to have them in working condition as soon as possible. If someone has not contacted you to date, please... More

New Bern, NC
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89 reviews 89 reviews
16 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hands down, this hotel had the best view of the beach. We had an oceanfront room on the fifth floor and the view was unbelievable--I've never been so close to the ocean in a hotel before. The room was clean and seemed well-maintained. The pool is indoor and was just okay, but we were not there for the pool. We... More

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

Thanks for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor! We hope that you will return to the Sea Ranch Resort. Best Regards, Barbara Gusler General Manager More

Cordova
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed for one night on 6/19. Front desk staff was friendly and nice. Do not stay in a room near the ice machine. Room 101 was like sleeping in hall next to the ice machine. Very noisy and lots of guest traffic all night long. On the positive note you can walk right onto the beach which is a nice... More

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

I am sorry to hear that you experienced a disappointing stay in room 101 located in our main building. We do have other room types such as our oceanfront location that might better suit you. If I can assist you in anyway please let me know, we'd love the opportunity to have you return to the Sea Ranch and exceed... More

Millersville, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Recently stayed at this lovely hotel with my mom and teenage daughter. Had a wonderful time. Started off being greeted by a very friendly, helpful lady. Our room was 515, very clean, great view. Ate a restaurant, wonderful food-we ate breakfast and lunch here. Garrett our waiter was the best! Nice indoor pool, great parking. Rented chairs and umbrella. Would... More

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

Thanks for the wonderful review! We hope that travels bring you back to the Sea Ranch very soon! Best regards, Barbara Gusler General Manager 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*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Sea Ranch Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Sea Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Sea Ranch Resort Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills

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