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Blue Heron Motel

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6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Selma, North Carolina, United States
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98 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Recently stayed at the Blue Heron for 3 nights. It was our first time here and we enjoyed everything about it. The staff treats you like family, room was spotless on arrival and re cleaned each day by housekeeping. We stayed in room 2 on the first floor and could see and hear the ocean just a few steps from... More 

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1 Thank Glenn B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This is my third trip to the Blue Heron- it's one of my favorite places to go. I love the quaint ness of it; however it is in dire need of upgrading. We were on the 2ND floor. The shower has literally no pressure, the towels are like sandpaper the room stunk and the windows were sweating. everything in the... More 

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1 Thank Joanne S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

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 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank jnwill0
Kent, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Gracegross55
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 Thank ohbuoy12345
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

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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77 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 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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