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Blue Heron Motel

6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Blue Heron Motel
Ranked #3 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Branson, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our long wkend was about friends turning 50! Celebrated at Sugar Creek Restaurant (Awesome food and service) & enjoying the beach. And what a bonus Jennette's Pier being so close. We all had such a great time, Hotel, Restaurant and Beach made the time we spent in Nags Head the best. We are planning this to become a regular event.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is truly amazing from the moment we stepped onto the property until we had to leave due to the impending hurricane it was an awesome experience. We arrived and were greeted by Kathy. She is very genuine and gave us excellent recommendations we felt comfortable and relaxed and welcomed. I cannot say enough about the property itself, it... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are so glad we found this hotel. This is a smaller family owned property. The office staff was extremely helpful and a pleasure to deal with. The hotel is a little older, but very well taken care of. We stayed on the second floor in room 10. The second and third floor rooms offer views of the ocean. There... More

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Wilson, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I Had a wonderful stay. we had 3 rooms for our children, grandchildren and my service dog as my husband and i are disabled. the rooms were large lots of room my wheelchair and for the kids to slumber with sleeping bags while watching movies before bed. the inside pool was wonderful to enjoy a swim in... More

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

repeat visitor ... the rooms are nice .... the staff is excellent ... very happy. easy access to the beach, near great eateries, very clean rooms. 3 pools and the ocean, what isn't there to love. one indoor pool and a hotrub. 2 outdoor pools. I always bring my own pillows no matter where I go. the beds were very... More

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North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this motel after searching TripAdvisor, needing a good location at a good price. This was it!! The motel was perfect for our 5 days/ 4 nights on the northern Outer Banks. The location was convenient to all tourist sites of Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Manteo and Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The Motel sits on the beach drive, a block... More

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raleigh, nc
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I were shopping for place to stay May 16th on the OBX before the season starts up and rates go crazy, found Blue Heron Motel on TripAdvisor, this place is a gem, not fancy, maybe a little dated, but we wanted oceanfront, they put us on the third floor in an efficiency, had a small kitchenette and... More

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Albuquerque, NM
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was a lovely little motel. It was very clean and from the 3rd floor had lovely views out the front of the sound, and of the ocean from the back. I'm glad I saw the reviews saying to bring your own pillows as it was slightly smokey smelling. Also bring your own shampoos, hair dryers, etc. The staff was... More

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Charleston, WV
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were to stay with a friend who had a family death so we rode on down without any idea where we would stay. This hotel might look 50s sketchy on the exterior but it's clean as a whistle remodeled with flat screens...not that you want to watch TV as each room is ocean front.loved it!

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Cary, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is the 4th time we have stayed at the Blue Heron. We love the place. Nothing fancy, but the 3rd floor King rooms are incredibly spacious, have TV, refrigerator and microwave. The best part of this motel is that all rooms have private balconies overlooking the ocean (excellent place to catch some sunrise photos). The rates are reasonable and... More

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Address: 6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Blue Heron Hotel Nags Head
Blue Heron Nags Head

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