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Blue Heron Motel

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6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
Blue Heron Motel
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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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Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Truly an older motel. Yet you will not miss the luxury. It is quaint, very large rooms and immaculate. The staff goes above and beyond to accommodate all guests. Great rates, great location (on the beach). Only con would be the bed was lumpy. Will be staying again.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Blue Heron is one of the few motels in Nags Head that is truly ocean front. There are 2 large dunes in front of the motel, but if you have a third floor room with a balcony, seeing over them is no problem at all. Rooms are truly a beachy-type feel, so if you're hoping for ultra-modern, this isn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've been going to this hotel for years on family vacations particularly when I was younger. I like the owners and the rooms and its a home away from home which is right on the beach and I always look forward 2 going 2 . I love that it has an indoor and outdoor pool and a hottub 2 .

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We did a last-minute, one-night stay after spending time (I might say "doing time") at two other "Trying To Be Something They Are Not" local motels. Even with a short-notice phone call, we were treated courteously by the office staff. So, yes, the Blue Heron is old, yea, dated. But the place has been very well maintained. I love midcentury... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Classic beach style motel , stayed on the second floor , not full efficiency but large enough fridge, coffee maker & microwave , my $ 6.44 Kill Devil Hills Walmart toaster made it full-efficiency ! Great location on the beach , ample parking , no crowded feeling at all. Lots to see & do . Yes it is a bit... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Blue Heron is directly on the beach in a great section of Nags Head. This Hotel is older however charming Old Nags Head feel & immaculately clean. Bed was comfy, we had a little kitchen with coffee pot, all needed utensils,& a full fridge. Indoor & 2 outdoor pools had warm water, & a lap pool! We were on first... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was one step up from a cabin and cost $112. I'm not getting it. Yes, it was an efficiency with a small very old stove. Yes, it was up against a dune with the ocean on the other side. It was clean too. But that was it. Worn out old building -- imagine all those hurricanes and salt corrosion.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We just finished a long weekend stay here and I have absolutely nothing bad to say about the place. We stayed in their honeymoon suite and it served ALL of our needs. Amazing jacuzzi tub perfect views of the ocean for amazing sunrises beds super comfortable fully stocked kitchen with everything from coffee filters to juice glasses pots and pans... More 

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Cherry Plain, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This hotel needs a little updating, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. Every room has a private balcony and a wonderful ocean view (2nds & 3rd floor - 1st floor has a dune view). Other positives are a wonderful indoor pool and large, heated Jacuzzi, and 2 outdoor pools. Also, plenty of parking is available. Additionally Pam at the... More 

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Youngsville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband and I got engaged in Nags Head in 2006 so every year on our anniversary we return to the area for a nice long weekend. Blue Heron Motel is where we've stayed for all but one of our anniversary trips. It is right on the ocean with balconies overlooking the beach. We always request a third floor room... More 

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