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6701 South Virginia Dare, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Surf Side Hotel
Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Richmond, Virginia, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my familie's 12th year at the Surf Side. The facility is clean and well maintained. The staff are always attentive and responsive to any of your needs. All the amenities (breakfast, evening wine event, access to beach, multiple pools) make it a facility you will enjoy, as we do each year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Nags Head as the first vacation with my daughters ages 4 & 1. Surf side was awesome! Rooms and lounging areas were clean. They have a breakfast room that has a little. Bit of everything, my girls love the hotel. I'm already planning are 2nd trip back and recruited my brother to take his family!

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Pearl River, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and just checked out of Surf Side. Great service, beautiful view from our balcony. Our room was ocean-facing on the 3rd floor and had a jacuzzi. The free breakfast was great too. I booked at this hotel based solely on the Tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed. I'm hoping this helps the next traveler.

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North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Expectations were meet. Above and beyond. When requesting a room, the front desk could sense we were looking for something...beyond the normal room. She quickly and politely offered to take us to look at the rooms and view that were available! From the start to the end awesome staff and great views!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time to Outer Banks and it was wonderful! Here's my review of the hotel we stayed at: The Good: * Great Location - it was right on the beach and close to everything. Also, the beach was never crowded not even on the weekend. (South Beach Grille is just within walking distance and was delicious!) *... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice clean rooms and Friendly staff. We really enjoyed our time at Surf Side. Loved the outer banks was our first visit and we were amazed at how much stuff there was to do. Good restaurants, lots of shopping, wild horses, sand dunes and museums.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed at the Surf Side for the third year in a row. It is as good now as it was the first two times! Our family of five love it here. We stay in a loft room on the fourth floor. We had a king bed on the lower level, and a queen bed up in the loft;... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back, another wonderful stay at the surf side. Wonderful face wipes, I love them. They do need better hand soap in the bathroom, it does not rinse off well. we always bring our own hand soap due to that. Only complaint is that we were right over the smoking area and had to come in from the balcony... More

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

We are grateful for your choice to stay with us again and for your time in reviewing the hotel. We learn how to improve by listening to our guests and implementing changes that we feel will benefit the majority. Your concerns about the smoking area are valid and well received. This is an item we will focus on improving for... More

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have stayed at Surf Side Inn for about 5 years in a row now. We consider this our home away from home on the Outer Banks. The people that run the Inn are always so kind and helpful always trying to make your stay as nice and comfortable as possible. The rooms are large and very... More

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel to let others know about the experience we work hard to deliver at the Surf Side. We truly care about our wonderful guests and we appreciate the guests that recognize the efforts we are making to make their stay relaxing and enjoyable. We sincerely appreciate your years of business so... More

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133 reviews 133 reviews
58 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this is number 2 in Nags Head, advise to stay at another beach, or try Lost Colony Inn nearby which seemed very clean and well run….wish we had. Highlights of stay at Surf Side, top floor, ocean front, south building, room with jacuzzi and 5x5 foot balcony w/2 chairs: -did not get corner room as requested and confirmed; -was... More

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

My apologizes for my staff were sincere. We failed to perform to the high standards we all strive to meet and deliver to our guests and for that I am sorry. We work hard to make every guests stay memorable for the right reasons but as much as we would all like to be perfect every single day every single... More

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  • Continental breakfast(16)
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  • Great location(3)
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Additional Information about Surf Side Hotel

Address: 6701 South Virginia Dare, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Surfside Hotel Nags Head
Surfside Nags Head

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The BEST LOCATION, BEST VIEWS, BEST STAFF, BEST ROOMS, and the BEST VALUE! We are #1 on the Outer Banks because we know what our guests want and we strive hard to give it to them every day. Since 1984 our family owned and operated hotel has been making first time visitors long term guests with our Carolina Hospitality coupled with our exceptionally clean and well appointed rooms. We look forward to having you as our next guest. ... more   less 
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