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Blue Heron Motel

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6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been down several several times over the 20 something years and I have yet to be disappointed with anything at all . I love that it's right off the ocean, three different pools, a hot tub, that they have both the efficiency and regular rooms and most importantly quit .

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Athens, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I originally booked 5 nights and added another once I arrived. The location could not be beat, employees and guests were very friendly. True it is old, but it was very clean and safe. The drain on the tub did not work and the air conditioner was loud, but I considered these a small price to pay. Hope to return... More 

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Cumberland, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the third trip for us to the Blue Heron Motel and once again it was excellent. Although this is an older motel, it is one of the cleanest. The staff is great! You can't beat the location because it is close to everything. My wife are looking forward to staying here again and highly recommend it to everyone!

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Kent, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Blue Heron is a very wonderful place to stay. We very surprised to find we where so close to the ocean. We very impressed to be find such southern hospitaly from check in to check out. Room (2) was very neat, and keep clean thur our stay, nice to have 2 door and be able to walk right to... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed 4 nights, knowing very well this wasn't the Hilton. Most things were quite satisfactory -- we were happily surprised that the TV had the correct aspect ratio -- extremely rare even in hoity-toity hotels. Enjoyed the view of the ocean and the porch very much! Water pressure in the shower was a LITTLE low. The one real gripe... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Clean and great location, but be aware the decorations are outdated. This place is a no-frills oceanfront motel and only a few steps to the beach. Be aware that first floor rooms do not have a view of the ocean. However, these have the benefit of being very convenient for a quick bathroom run from the beach or pool (for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The room smelt like urine, the room was not clean, found hair everywhere, had bugs and the AC stopped working in the middle of the night. Will not stay again. Not worth the money charged. Will never stay again. Beware!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Even though this hotel has been around for many years, everything was very, very clean. It has the old Nags Head feel to it. The second floor has a view of the ocean, but the third floor has a much better view, but bear in mind they do not have an elevator; so if climbing steps is an issue you... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is an older, but charming place to stay. We had two problems which we reported very early in the morning and the were fixed by the time we returned to the room in the afternoon. The rug was wet outside the bathroom. They dried the rug and said that they would investigate for leaks behind the wall, but would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Older motel but better than your up-to-date hotels. Great views from every room on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Rooms are very clean and staff very nice. Absolutely love the heated indoor pool and hot tub. It was too cold for us to try the 2 outdoor pools but they look great also. Only downside is that the main room... More 

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