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Surf Side Hotel

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6701 South Virginia Dare, Nags Head, NC 27959
Surf Side Hotel
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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

Amazing Staff, Incredibly Clean Rooms, Amazing Views! Even though it is a hotel I rank it with an Inn. They have a wine social which was wonderful since the storm kept us in. The view of the storm from our balcony was incredible. We have stayed twice so far and absolutely love it. I am planning a trip to come... More 

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

We are delighted that you are enjoying the hotel so much and so often. It is our goal to make the Surf Side your only choice when visiting Nags Head and for you to feel as if it is more like your beach house. We are sincerely grateful for your time in reviewing the hotel and for staying with us.... More 

Oceanside, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

This hotel is right on the beach and the ocean view really is fabulous ! Nothing fancy, but really fits in with the area's casual vibe. The hotel has a nice pool (with an 8' deep end). Also has a self service laundry which really came in handy after a week on the road. Ask for detergent at the front... More 

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

I really appreciate you taking the time to review the Surf Side. Guest that use Tripadvisor and give honest reviews for others is a wonderful tool when shopping independent hotels such as ours. We work hard to be #1 and we plan on staying there! Thanks for choosing us and please come back when you are back on the "right'... More 

Dublin, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

The stay at Surf Side was for the most part very pleasant. First off, when I originally booked my room online, I received a call from the staff the very next morning. They did this to confirm the reservation verbally, and to verify that the building I would be staying in doesn't have an elevator. I really appreciated the heads... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Surf Side and for choosing our hotel while on the Outer Banks. No doubt about it, you can't beat the views! While we work hard to assure that all of our systems, equipments, and fixtures are working properly on occassion parts break and things just plain won't work properly. That being... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

Back at work and so missing Nags Head and the beach greatly. Sure wish it was closer than a 14-hr drive or I'd be there a lot more often. My husband and young daughter just spent six days at Surf Side and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Picked it from the reviews on tripadvisor. We stayed in the smaller building, in... More 

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

Thank you very much for your time to write this thorough review. Your comments should be a huge help to potential new guests looking for information on the Surf Side. While we always tell guests about the lack of an elevator for the condo building it is always a good reminder when read here. We sincerely appreciate your business and... More 

Greensboro, NC
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2010

My husband and I have been staying at Surfside for years, and it keeps getting better. The staff is warm and friendly, and very knowledgable about the area and suggestions. The rooms are comfortable, and location is perfect and the views of the ocean are spectacular! Even the non-ocean front room views are breaktaking of the ocean. We've tried many,... More 

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

We are sincerely grateful for your continued business and for taking the time to review the Surf Side. We work hard at improving the hotel every year so that you see something new and have a better experience. Cheers, Alex Moore President Seaboard Hotels More 

Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2010

Staff was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were clean with great views. Pool was nice, and you are right next to the beach. B-fast did what it was supposed to. Very kid friendly as well. We would stay there again.

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

Thank you for your review. Our hotel group motto is "Friendliness and Cleanliness" as these are the attributes of any great hotel, I am glad you found this to be true during your stay at the Surf Side. Thank youi for choosing us and we hope to have you as our guests again. Cheers, Alex Moore President & COO Seaboard... More 

Fort Smith, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2010

Let me start by saying this trip was taken by me (a mother), my mom, and my two children ages 12 and 6. We needed a place to stay near Manteo. We decided to take our chances and find a place to stay the night once we reached the area. Turned off the strip and immediately saw the SurfSide. We... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the Surf Side during your travels. Luckily for us sites like tripadvisor open the doors to guests that typically would not gamble on an independent hotels. As a family owned and operated hotel we work very hard to present as comfortable, clean , and service oriented a hotel that you will find anywhere. Your kind words... More 

Westchester, NY
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62 reviews 62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2010

It is indeed Surf Side. Right on the beach, outdoor and indoor pools. Comfortable, nothing fancy, but clean and good for families, couples young and old. It was a bit windy during our stay, not out of the ordinary for this location, but we could fly a kite and sit poolside. Good continental breakfast. Staff was amenable. We knew we... More 

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

We believe our location is indeed the very best on the Outer Banks. Not only is the hotel directly oceanfront with spectacular views of the ocean, the ability to watch the sunset over the sound is unique as well. Thank you for staying with us and for writing a review for other visitors to get a sense of the hotel.... More 

Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010

This was my first time staying at Surfside, so I wasn't sure what to expect when my husband and I arrived. We were in Nags Head to celebrate our 34th wedding anniversary, and the Surfside Hotel did not disappoint us. The room was exceptionally clean, the balcony was larger than most hotel balconies and had a nice tile floor, and... More 

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

I hope that your first stay will not be your last. We build our business on repeat guests and the word of mouth advertising that they give us. We strive to make every first time guest a long term customer by presenting the cleanest rooms with excellent customer service and fair rates. We are proud of our #1 ranking on... More 

Sterling, VA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2010

Ocean Front View is the only way to go! I would have been disappointed with the pool view. We were able to check in 2 hours early. The Ocean Front King room was very nice. The only complaint was that the screen door was broken and a bit hard to open and shut. At night we left the door open... More 

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

I am very grateful to you for being our guests and for taking the time to write a review for other travelers to get a sense of the hotel. I apologize for the difficulty you had with the screen door, We want everything to be perfect for you and it is disappointing to us as well when something breaks. We... More 

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  • Very clean(5)
  • Very friendly(4)
  • Great location(3)
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