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Tar Heel Motel

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7010 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
1 room 1 adult
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay,clean rooms,friendly staff and close to everything on the outer banks. Second time staying this year and very satisfied. Also took a family vacation in August and stayed a week. We had a great time and was very pleased with our room. Very reasonable rates. We will definitely be back.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The motel is very close to the beach and the owner is nice. Our room had a good size but the bathroom could be a cleaner. The whole furniture is very old and we had mold (or something that looked like it) on the bed. All in all, it is okay to stay there for a short time. I would... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stayed here on a Fri&Sat before checking into our rental.For the money,its not too bad,its definitely not a "5 star" hotel.But we enjoyed its closeness to the beach,pool with deck.The staff seemed nice.We enjoyed our short stay.On the outer banks its all about location and this motel has a great one.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is a simple, seaside motel that provides clean, friendly accommodations for budget conscience travelers. The rooms are perfectly adequate. We usually stay here when tagging on a few extra days to our vacation rental house. It is very convenient for area attractions and restaurants. Don't let the negative reviews scare you off. It's a good deal for the area.... More 

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stayed weekend of 8/21-8/23/15.....this place needs an overhaul! The bathroom door was splintered across the bottom, the "carpet" (indoor outdoor), was filthy. Our feet were black just from walking barefoot in the room, even after a shower! We detected a musty smell in the room the entire time. The parking lot is dangerous! There was uneven concrete and holes and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Friends and I stayed here. The motel looked a little iffy but once in the rooms it wasn't that bad. The staff was nice. It's right across the street for the ocean side beach. There's a lot to do right around the motel area. I think it would have been nice to have wifi but I was able to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

we found this little gem on our honey moon on the way back from south Carolina. we love that its right across from the beach the pool is always clean. the rooms are clean. have an older style, but they are remodeling each room one at a time. anytime we had a problem they were right there to fix it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We just stayed in this awesome mote and we really liked it, it didn't rape our wallet and so we had plenty of money to spend on the Tanger Outlets that are only walking distance away from the motel. Everything is so close and walking distance, very clean and spacious rooms. They don't have wifi, or even a room telephone... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were visiting obx with family, but their unit was full so we booked a room in the Tar Heel. We booked the least expensive room as we were not planning on spending much time in there anyway. The room definitely had a musty smell which we attempted to remedy with some odo-ban. The best way to describe the place... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Clean, great service, old school style, all at a very fair price. Extra towels, no charge! We read the reviews and they were true (except the bad ones!). This place is great and the folks at the desk were friendly and helpful. The pool was super-clean, and the beach across the street is lovely.

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