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7010 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Tar Heel Motel
Ranked #11 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this place! The staff were so friendly! Nice pool and great beach access! It is an older motel, but we really enjoyed it! We enjoy small time motels instead of the big name hotels when we visit the OBX! Will definitely stay here again!!!

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Nampa, Idaho
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It didn't have a 3 night minimum like most places. Great access to the beach the room was okay the beds were worse then sleeping on the floor the we're very hard and uncomfortable. The customer service was friendly when it came to reserving the rooms and checking in.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good old fashion motel. A bit dated, but it was clean and cool. If you just need a place to sleep and shower this is it. I would return. The beds where pretty comfortable. For a family of four it was really reasonable.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Didn't know what to expect. But was pleasantly surprised. We had one of the refinished rooms and it was great! Loved that we could walk to most things. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Pool was great! Best value!

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North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

PROS: Clean, quiet, close to the beach, very nice front desk people, good price CONS: old smell, NO working wifi in our room (we had to walk to the office to be able to pick it up), we had a kitchenette but only 2 pots, no frying pan, no glasses, no baking dishes...etc...the entire motel needs to be MAJORLY updated...... More

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Olathe, Kansas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed here in May of 2014. It is an older motel but was very clean and had what we needed. There was a microwave, fridge and Wifi and the location cannot be beaten. Walk across the street and you are at the beach. If you want to explore the outer banks, the motel is in an ideal location. Everyone... More

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Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Super nice people that are willing to help you. Great location in nags head close to the new pier. Nice pool and great beach acess across the street. I have been staying here for years and it is always a pleasure.

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Burlington, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The place was decent considering the price ($79/per night for an efficiency). Mostly clean and a wonderful location. Wifi didn't work very well for us, the stove was pretty old, and the air conditioning was a really noisy window unit. Overall a good experience, but don't expect luxury.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed in this hotel in July of 2013. When we arrived, we were a little skeptical it would be nice because it looks so old on the outside. (We are from the west, where everything is new.) The décor is kind of ugly, the carpet could use a cleaning, and some minor maintenance should be done like some painting... More

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Brooksville, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Visited in July 2013 for our first trip to the OBX and this was a great place to vacation in the OBX with your family! It's steps from the beach, off the main drag so the traffic noise isn't noticeable. Walking distance to the fishing pier.The pool is a nice place to jump in and relax after being in the... More

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Address: 7010 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
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Tar Heel Hotel

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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Kick off your shoes and relax ole' Nags Head Style at the Tar Heel Motel of the Outer Banks. Walk to the beach, enjoy our pool, grill out in our picnic area. All rooms have microwave, mini-fridge, cable tv and free WiFi. The Tar Heel is in walking distance of restaurants and fishing piers as well as shopping. ... more   less 
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