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Owens' Motel

7115 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Decided to take a weekend get away to OBX and stayed at Owns Motel (10/15 -10/17/2015) because of cheap rates, so we were not expecting much considering the cheap rates. But, the rooms were nasty, smelling of years of mold, carpet was filthy and bath tub/shower would back up with almost a 12" of water, meaning you were standing in... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

On a positive note, the location just across the street from the beach was great, it was nice to have the tiny fridge and microwave, folks were nice, and the rates were about the lowest. BUT -- I would absolutely not recommend this hotel -- try anywhere else. Having stayed at plenty of budget hotels, we fully expected to have... More 

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owensnagshead, Manager at Owens' Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are very, very sorry about your experience. We have cleaned our carpets since your visit and are planning to replace all our carpets this winter while we are close for the season. We sincerely apologize. More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Owens' Motel is an affordable, budget hotel in the heart of Nags Head, NC. If you are looking for a short visit to the outer banks and aren't planning to rent an entire vacation house for a week, this hotel provides a reasonable alternative. Mind you, there's nothing fancy here--but the convenience is fabulous. We reserved an oceanfront efficiency room... More 

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owensnagshead, Manager at Owens' Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Julie for staying with us at Owens Motel. We appreciate your feedback and are happy you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return to stay with us again at Owens! More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

One word to describe: DUMP It may have a good location to the beach but that's it. Horrible torn and saggy mattresses and box springs, chipped and cracked toilet seat, leaky bathroom sink, no internet, worn and smelly carpeting, disgusting smell of mold and milde from air conditioning, ice not from machine but in a cooler sitting in the floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The room was small, the AC was a little noisy, the vending machine did not work. The bathroom is tiny with a stand up shower only and its a very tight space. However, we liked it. And the reason is because all we wanted was an affordable place to stay that was clean and close to the beach. And that... More 

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owensnagshead, Manager at Owens' Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Amy for staying with us at Owens Motel. We appreciate your business and your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and were pleased with the hospitality of our front desk staff. They are gracious, helpful and friendly and we thank you for noticing. We look forward to your next visit to Owens Motel! More 

High Point, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We attended a wedding in June in Nags Head and did not want to pay the overly priced rates of most hotels in Nags Head, we found The Owens at The Nags (I have embelished the name to make it sound more resort like :) ) for around $100.00 per night and decided to roll the dice on this place.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We stayed in an oceanfront efficiency room in May 2015 for the weekend. Everything seemed to be pretty clean. It was just me and my husband so we had plenty of room. The bathroom shower was surprisingly large as well. We had a king size bed and it seemed to sleep rather well. I loved just opening the back door... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The room was musty smelling. Turning on the a/c did not help. The smell was overwhelming when you entered the room. At $69, it had direct access to the beach across the street, BUT many guests partied in area directly in front of the rooms during the day and night. I had never seen such a sight. In the morning,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

This is an older hotel with a number of options and prices for its various rooms. We opted for the beach view housekeeping room. The view is what you pay for, because the whole complex has seen better days. Our room had no dishcloths, no shampoo, no basic condiments like salt and pepper... things that you would expect in a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I booked a room through Trip Advisor as I have many many times before without a problem. I received a confirmation email and a few days later another email saying that there was another room available at a cheaper rate so we took advantage of the savings. We received an email confirming this with a new confirmation#. Imagine our surprise... More 

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