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Cavalier by the Sea

601 S. Virginia Dare Trl., PO Box 385, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We rented one of the cottages and enjoyed our stay. Let me say right away that I would not hesitate to stay here again as our stay was great. But..you need to set your expectations that you are staying in a dated but affordable motel...ON THE BEACH and close to everything! Our room was very clean but the interiors were... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We have stayed at the Cavalier for some years now and are never disappointed. The ocean view just can't be beat (ocean-front rooms) and the rooms are clean and spacious (kitchenette). The staff is over-the-top friendly and always ready to help out. Mornings on the porch with a hot cup of coffee and the sun coming up over the horizon... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Another great weeks stay at the Cavalier by the Sea!!!! Always clean and comfortable. A true historic landmark on the Outer Banks. Great location that is convenient to everything. The beach behind the motel is one of the widest beaches on the Outer Banks. The staff there is always very friendly and helpful. It is great to see the same... More 

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Corydon, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage. The room was clean although the hotel is older you cannot beat the location. The only problem I had is the cottage only had 2 twins or a double which was hard for my husband and I to sleep comfortably together. I was aware of this when I booked so I cannot blame... More 

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Thank Susan C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Five of us stayed in 2 poolside rooms 4 days and 3 nights. We have been here several times before. It is an older place but is always clean. It is close to the beach. Oceanfront rooms are great since you are looking right at the ocean (no dunes in the way). Poolside rooms are good too! Just a very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was recommended to us by a friend, and it's been great! We parked right beside the door to our room, which was super convenient. The room was a throwback, but the bedspreads were new and everything was very clean. The staff was super helpful with anything we needed. The room was pretty large. There's a full sized fridge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in a poolside room! Room was on the small side but was nice and clean!! It had a microwave and good size fridge which was nice! We really enjoyed the nice clean pools. Our little boy really loved the kiddie pool. We will definitely stay here again hopefully in a ocean front efficiency. If you... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice hotel for an older, "mom and pop" type. I like that the hotel is right on the ocean. We had a large number of family members so we had 4 rooms next to each other. We had a few porch chairs per room which was nice, as we sat out at night and all chatted. The rooms we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I grew up coming here as a kid. I have fond memories of learning to swim in the pool, making friends there and playing on the beach for hours and clotheslines in front of rooms hung low with towels and bathing suits. Coming there again this year took me back. It continues it's charm with having a hot dog cookout... More 

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Saint Albans, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

If you want old Nags Head charm this is the best little motel on the beach. Quaint rooms and an outdoor pool. A cornhole tournament was going on last night in center court area. Friendliest people you can find. The ocean side rooms are right on the beach with no dunes behind. You'll be glad you stayed at the Cavalier!

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