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Driftin' Sands Motel

1801 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7941
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#17 of 20 hotels in Kill Devil Hills

Looking for a place to stay in Kill Devil Hills? Then look no further than Driftin' Sands Motel, a budget friendly motel that brings the best of Kill Devil Hills to your doorstep.

Rooms at Driftin' Sands Motel provide air conditioning and a kitchenette, and guests can stay connected with free internet access.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Colington Speedway (1.5 mi) and Outer Banks Arboretum And Teaching Garden (1.7 mi), guests of Driftin' Sands Motel can easily experience some of Kill Devil Hills' most well known attractions.

Travelers looking to enjoy some ribs can head to Jolly Roger Restaurant & Pirate Bar, Captain George's Seafood Restaurant, or Goombays Grille & Raw Bar. Otherwise, you may want to check out a Mexican restaurant such as Crazy Iguana Bar & Grill, Obx Taqueria, or Plaza Azteca.

Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out a historic site, such as Wright Brothers National Memorial.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Driftin' Sands Motel as you experience everything Kill Devil Hills has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Family rooms
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Jonathan K wrote a review Apr 2021
Virginia Beach, Virginia6 contributions1 helpful vote
My wife and I spent this past weekend here for 2 nights. Friendly staff and great location. It’s run by a mother and son and they are so friendly. We stayed in room 10 and it was renovated and spotless. New floors and new bathroom. I highly recommend this motel for anyone looking for a great motel at an affordable rate in a prime location. We can’t wait to go back.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Dalety57 wrote a review Sep 2020
Frisco, North Carolina8 contributions3 helpful votes
Cleanest hotel room I’ve ever stayed in. Room was small but very comfortable. People who run the hotel are very friendly and accommodating. Also incredibly reasonably priced. Only thing I’d add would be an ice machine.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
Nicki S wrote a review Jul 2019
Jupiter, Florida, United States596 contributions197 helpful votes
The hotel room had new paint and some rehab but needs more work. The people are very nice and helpful and speak English. I doubt I will return. It is close to a wonderful restaurant, Jolly Roger, and the beach.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
ddb52017 wrote a review Sep 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida7 contributions7 helpful votes
It was ok at best Not good for money. Dingy but really never there across street from beach which was nice. No pool bbq area is weedy and has prickles kitchen very small couldn’t really cook there appliances mini size. Not well stocked
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
sue s wrote a review Jul 2018
Syracuse, New York13 contributions3 helpful votes
U will love your time here. From attentive staff to keyless entry to a Keurig, Vizio tv, microwave, frig and ac and beautiful dressers tables and pics, u will feel relaxed as u enjoy your OBX vacation. 1/4 mile to public beach access across street. So much to do here. Enjoy!! Only negatives r WiFi and my Verizon barely work and beds look amazing but r swishy. Lots of plush towels wrapped nice however. Great views and 2 chairs outside room and parking for 2 cars.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled solo
$53 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksKill Devil Hills
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Frequently Asked Questions about Driftin' Sands Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Nearby attractions include Avalon Fishing Pier (0.7 miles), Mom's Sweet Shop (0.2 miles), and RC Kill Devil Hills Movies 10 (0.2 miles).
What are some restaurants close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beachside Bistro, Goombays Grille & Raw Bar, and Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar.
Is Driftin' Sands Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Kill Devil Hills.
Are there any historical sites close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Wright Brothers National Memorial (1.6 miles) and Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station #7 (2.3 miles).