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“Excellent as Always” 5 of 5 stars
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6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959   |  
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Ranked #3 of 12 Hotels in Nags Head
Northeast Ohio
2 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Excellent as Always”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2006

We stayed at the Blue Heron in August, for approximately the 30th time in 32 years. Simply the best on the beach. They now have an excellent web site: (-). You can see what you get for your money. The photos are accurate. In fact one of them appears to be the exact room we stayed in.

Thanks,
Dennis Coz

  • Liked — Cleanest I have ever stayed at and a great view.
  • Disliked — No elevator
  • Tips/Secrets — Book Early
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2006

Booked at the Blue Heron based on TripAdvisor reviews . . .and loved every minute!

The rooms are basic (i.e no fancy soaps and shampoos in the bathroom), but spotlessly clean and comfortable. We were on the 3rd floor (all the rooms overlook the beach - our view was great!) The room has a good-sized tv (which we never turned on!), coffee pot, microwave and an oversized mini-fridge. Plus a private balcony with deck chairs overlooking the beach - and we loved watching sunrise and sunset.

The property has 2 outdoor pools (one is more of a lap-pool - 3 feet deep all over; the other starts shallow and goes to about 5 feet deep). The pools are right next to each other with the same deck area. There is also an indoor pool and hot tub. (The pools are open from 9 am - 10 pm, I believe).

And the beach is just a quick walk on the boardwalk over the dunes!

The staff is friendly and welcoming, and the location is very central to everything. I would definitely stay there again!

  • Liked — Great beach view and access
  • Disliked — No elevator (but only 2 flights of stairs up to the 3rd floor - its worth it!)
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2006

We just got back from the outer banks,our first time and won't be our last.Just picked the
Blue by chance,but loved it.We were on the 3rd floor and had a excellent view,great sunrises.Price was comparable to the other motels in the area.Very quiet and right on the beach.Loved It !!!!!!!!!

Stayed June 2006
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2006

have stayed at the blue heror for9 years and we just love it.hope it never leaves.

  • Stayed October 2002
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2006

I have been staying with the Gladden family for over 20 years. There facilities are not as up to date as what is on the market today. They provide a comfortable, clean environment and make long standing clients feel right at home.

Stayed October 2005
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2006

Stayed one night! Rooms are not attractive. Bathrooms need to be upgtaded. Will not stay again.

  • Stayed May 2005
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Northeast Ohio
2 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2005

We have visited Nags Head many, many times, and have always stayed at the Bkue Herron Motel. The cleanest motel I have ever stayed at. It is family owned, with the owners on site. We got a real sense of appreciating when we walked into the office, after a days travel, and the owner greeted us with, "welcome home." Highly recommended for a relaxed stay at the Outer Banks. Close to everything. Beautifully lighted for the Christmas season.

  • Stayed November 2005
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Blue Heron Motel

Address: 6811 S Virginia Dare Tr, Nags Head, NC 27959
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Nags Head
#4 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Blue Heron Hotel Nags Head
Blue Heron Nags Head

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