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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Des Moines, Iowa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Pinehurst, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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