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Surf Side Hotel

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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Cincinnati, Ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Shop around before booking here. We could have had a rental house for the price. Nice staff. Pool towels have to be returned to the front desk after using them and it was uncomfortable when customers were inside the office. Other than that it was okay.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chose this hotel entirely off of TripAdvisor recommendations...and they didn't fail me! We'd never been to the area. Surf Side is in a GREAT location. Nags Head is more relaxed and less commercialized than the other towns. The hotel is great. We had the room with the loft, which was perfect for the two teenage girls to use for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an extremely clean and friendly hotel with a great location on the beach. The little "extras" like the 4 pm daily snacks, the infused ice cold lemon water, and the abundant fresh fruit at breakfast were awesome. Our room was spacious (enough for 2 teens and 2 adults) and even though we faced the parking lot side of... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really enjoyed Surf Side Hotel. Met up with another family and had a great experience. My friend and her family selected the hotel. I was leary since I had not seen the hotel. However, the reservations I had about staying there left before I saw the hotel because of the customer service I received on the phone on the way... More

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Newport News, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pros:The view from our ocean front room was very good. The rooms were nice with good roominess(also see cons). The noise level was very low, what I mean by this is the room walls seemed to be thicker than some of the newer big name chains, allowing less noise to be heard in your room.Beach access was great and... More

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valley forge pa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what can I say...we had another awesome stay at Surf Side. Had a great time. ..View from our 4th floor room was spectacular. Room was very clean. For a room with 2 beds in it , it was spacious. Once again the staff was very courteous and a friendly bunch to talk with. We loved the idea they give... More

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel with all the amenities. Great service. The view is awesome. Both indoor and outdoor pools are very nice. The room was nice size and kept very clean. All the hotels in Nags Head seem to be old and in need of a little TLC. All in all the stay at the Surf Side was a good experience... More

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Sunderland, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying at the Surfside for 19 years now! It's a great hotel-clean, updated, and has a very friendly staff/ good service. We've never looked to stay at any other hotel. The breakfast each morning is very nice. It's in a great location with a great beach and all the amenities we need for our week away. We... More

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Lusby, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been staying at the Surfside for over 15 years and keep going back. The owners continue to remodel and update where needed. The latest remodel lends a "Tommy Bahama" vibe to the rooms and lobby. We prefer the tower building (either 3rd or 4th floor for the best views). The south building does not have an elevator. They provide... More

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Glen Allen, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location . Oceanfront and great beach . Kids loved the pool .3rd floor view was amazing .Nice touch with free breakfast . Very clean and great people .You only have so many hotel options at nags head and this is the best one . We will be back .

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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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Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head #2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
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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