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Surf Side Hotel

6701 South Virginia Dare, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Surf Side Hotel
Ranked #1 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Clayton, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with my family in March 2014. The hotel was everything you expect from a #1 voted on Tripadvisor hotel! Staff went beyond customer service standards, everyone was so friendly! We especially loved the lady who set up the breakfasts in the morning. On our last day, as we were leaving, she called out to us that the coffee... More

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Valdese, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went over the Easter break and unfortunately the weather was just windy and rainy. The hotel is wonderful, centrally located in the Outerbanks in Nags Head. It is right on the ocean close to Jennette's Pier and all the best eating places, outlet shopping, grocery stores in town. The hotel has a hot tub room and an outdoor pool.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed four nights at Surf Side. Outstanding ocean views, oversized rooms, and excellent front desk personnel. Disappointed in the breakfast monitoring and quantities. A cereal-size bowl of fruit is put out for the entire hotel and green bananas. No one around monitoring to refill except one morning for five minutes. While the views are outstanding and great location if you... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Surfside is a good value. It's good basic accommodation and meets our needs. The staff is professional and friendly. My wife and I are repeat customers as we have family in the area. We have stayed at The Surfside both on and off season and have always been satisfied.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 4-night stay at the Surf Side. We usually rent a house, but in the off season we've stayed in various hotels. Surf Side is the 4th hotel we've tried, and we'll be back. Surf Side is not as nice as the Hilton Garden Inn, but is much less expensive. Parts of the hotel have been... More

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Lutz, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a roadtrip from Fla to meet friends in Williamsburg, Va and decided to spend a couple of days on the Outer Banks as we had never been. It was great experience and the Surf Side Hotel was a great place to stay. We were there mid-week during the off season so some businesses had not yet reopened... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Employees very friendly & helpful. Accommodations great. Would come again. We have been coming to the Outer Banks over the years. There is something new every time we come. We also enjoy the old standbys. Surf Side helped our stay to be more enjoyable (even on those rainy days). Thank you!:)

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Chesterfield, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a couple of stays here.. All I can say is fantastic! Very friendly staff, big rooms, clean! And right on the ocean! I've stayed in many hotels along the outer banks over the years.. Surf Side is by far the best!

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North Conway, New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a mid-week off-season stay at the Surf Side Hotel for a first time visit to the Outer Banks. Had a great rate on a corner room, wow. Terrific view of the ocean. Nags Head seemed a good jumping-off point to see the sights, from Wright Bros, Jockey Ridge, all the way south to Cape Hatteras and... More

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North Lawrence, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been traveling to the Outer Banks for 40 years ! If my memory serves me correctly I started staying at Surf Side 35 years ago ! At this point in time, being 65 years old, I do not even think of any other place to stay ! Surf Side is my first and only choice . The only... More

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  • Continental breakfast(16)
  • Very clean(5)
  • Very friendly(4)
  • Ocean front(3)
  • Great location(3)

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
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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