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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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Kent, Ohio
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 7 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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 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Clean and great location, but be aware the decorations are outdated.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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 39 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A lovely dated jem. Panelling on the walls old eighties style lamps and bedspread. Along with a 27 in flatscreen in an old entertainment center. So why did I give it four scores? Service, front desk ladies are awesomely accommodating, easy going and friendly. That goes a long way. While the room is dated. Both the main room which has... More 

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Irwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in mid May. This is an older property but is well maintained and VERY CLEAN. If you want to see the ocean from your room you have to be on the 2nd or 3rd floor. We had a room on the second floor from which we could easily see the ocean. There are two... More 

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Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We arrived in Nags Head during a tropical storm so we were limited to a view of the beach and outside areas from our room. This motel is very old and weathered and does need some updates, but the motel rooms are very clean. We spend the afternoon at the indoor pool due to the weather and enjoyed our selves... More 

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