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Surf Side Hotel

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6701 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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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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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

My husband and I just returned from a long weekend at the Surf Side Hotel in Nag's Head. It was our first visit to the OBX, and I thought the hotel looked nice on the website, and had reasonable rates. It was even better than we had expected! Check in was easy, and the front desk staff were extremely helpful... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We started out looking at beach houses, however we were arriving mid week and this was almost impossible. Saw the reviews on trip advisor and knew right away I needed to book before it was too late. We were never disapointed. Our flight was delayed and we were scheduled to arrive way after midnight. I called ahead and ask the... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This is the third time i have stayed at this property in the past 10 yrs. You would think being so close to the beach that there would be deterioration. Not so. This place was really clean and upkeep constant. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Continental breakfast included. They even had wine and munchies snacks from 4:00PM to... More 

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

We are so appreciative of our repeat guests. We work hard to continually improve upon the hotel so that we can always deliver an experience with us that exceeds the last. Thank you for your business and for taking the time to review the Surf Side. Cheers, Alex Moore President & COO Surf Side / Seaboard Hotels More 

Herndon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

My boyfriend and I just returned from a weeklong stay in the OBX. It was our first visit to this area and we used TripAdvisor to choose our hotel - it was outstanding! The rooms were of decent size and included balconies, mini fridge and microwave which is perfect for longer stays. Beds were soft and comfy; housekeeping did a... More 

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

Thank you so much Caitlyn for the awesome review. It is a great when a guest uses Tripadvisor to choose us then takes the time to share their expereince for others to see what a great hotel the Surf Side is for a short trip or a week long stay. Your business and kind words are greatly appreciated. We will... More 

Nags Head, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We always stay @ the Surf Side when we are early for our rental. I'd rather spend my time nowhere else but here. The ocean front rooms are fantastic. The interior renovations make the place very classy. Breakfast in the morning is top notch! Love the pools and hot tub as well! Just booked off rooms for my wedding because... More 

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

We always appreciate you staying with us and I am grateful for your review. Thank you for your business and for the time to share your thoughts about the Surf Side. Cheers, Alex Moore President & COO Surf Side / Seaboard Hotels More 

Crofton, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Normally, when we go to the Outer Banks, we rent a house or a condo for the week. This year, we were short on time and could only stay for 5 nights. Anyone who goes to the beach in the summer knows that finding a rental for less than a week is difficult and finding a reasonably priced hotel that... More 

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

I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Surf Side. We work hard to deliver a very clean hotel with great service so that your experience with us will be enjoyable and memorable. While I recognize you may stay in a house the next time you visit the Outer Banks we hope to... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is very well maintained-as clean as you could hope for. We were there on a rainy day and did not use the beach or pool, but again we were impressed with the cleanliness of the whole property. Clean room, very comfortable beds/linens/towels. Quiet as well. The breakfast buffet was better than expected-fresh fruit, many bread/pastry choices, cereals, and... More 

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

Thank you Tom for taking the time to review the Surf Side. I am sorry to hear that it rained during your stay, I hope you will have a chance to come back again and have plenty of sunshine. Your business and the review are greatly appreciated. Alex Moore President & COO Surf Side/ Seaboard Hotels More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This was our first trip to the Outer Banks and without a doubt we will be returning to Surf Side. The hotel was very clean both inside and out and it's clear the owners take great pride in their property. The staff was both friendly and helpful. Our 2nd floor ocean front room had an amazing view, and being able... More 

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

I really appreciate when a guest reviews the Surf Side and delivers a very informative and to the point desciption of the hotel that is truly helpful in describing what we offer. Your review is just that, it tells folks looking to stay with us exactly what to expect. I am grateful for your business and for taking the time... More 

Forest, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I have stayed at the Surf Side Hotel about 15 times over the past 5 years. This is the ideal hotel: it reminds me of the old fashioned, traditional, family run hotels of the 1920's to 50's. Leroy, Todd, and Larry could not be more friendly or accommodating at the front desk. These guys are true gentlemen who will do... More 

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Chatham, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We choose your hotel because it had such good reviews. And boy did YOU live up to your reputation. Our check in and check out was smooth. All of the staff were so kind to us. We loved Elizabeth who took care of breakfast each morning. Too, breakfast was terrific. We were only expecting a continential breakfast, however, you went... More 

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to place a review for us on Tripadvisor. As you chose us due to our other great reviews it is wonderful that you have also given us a glowing review to help others make the best choice on the Outer Banks. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to have you... More 

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