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Outer Banks Motor Lodge

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As I sit outside on the second floor porch in my rocking chair, enjoying the ocean view, I figure now is a great time to share my love for the OBXML ❤ We have been here, in room 10 ( 2 bedroom) since July 13th, with only a few days left to enjoy. Everything has been perfect for yet another... More 

Thank DeeAnn B
Canton, Ohio
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have 2 kids ages 5 and 8. This place is perfect for a family. It has a nice fairly large pool. A play area fenced in and awesome beach access. Our kids would walk out of the room and right on to the beach. Its right out your door. The place is a through back to the Sixties and... More 

Thank Bob G
St. George, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Air conditioning so loud one could not talk, watch TV, or sleep with it on. In the so called kitchen the outlets were at floor level and whatever one plugged in had to sit on the floor, coffee maker, etc. Windows would not open, no fresh 'ocean air'. No table and chairs, just a broken down desk. Had to get... More 

3 Thank robert g
Dorchester, Canada
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My family stayed here for two nights - we had 3 queen sized beds, perfect for my husband and me with our two grown children. The kitchen was pretty well stocked, the livingroom was huge, and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was small, but worked. The rooms are a little outdated and could use refreshing, but everything was clean.... More 

1 Thank CrystalGrant
Raleigh, NC
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My best friend and I had tickets to see Collin Raye at the Island Opry and were looking to stay oceanfront on a budget. In my research I came across and booked the Outer Banks Motor Lodge. The room was spacious and clean. It's older, so there were no outlets in the bathroom or in front of any mirror. There... More 

2 Thank Scarlett2206
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is a real, no messing, old style (intended as nothing but a compliment) seaside motel. This is no Days Inn or Hampton or Hilton Express, the OBML captures the spirit of simpler times. Right on the beach (the rooms with ocean view mean you can sit by your door with your toes in the sand), an enormous room with... More 

2 Thank Peter H
Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The Outer Banks Motor Lodge is an exceptional place to stay! It has a wonderful, unhurried atmosphere, and the staff was very attentive! Our room was spotless, with a cottage feel, and our view of the ocean was extraordinary! We sat on the porch visiting with other guests and just enjoyed the peacefulness of it all. I highly recommend staying... More 

1 Thank sandrawerling
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was our first family trip to the Outer Banks of NC. I selected this lodge over oh so many places to stay due to the cost, proximity to the beach, and the kitchen. I was not looking for modern furnishings, plush pillow top beds, nor matching sheet sets. I was looking for a place on the beach, just an... More 

2 Thank Leslie F
OBML252, Manager at Outer Banks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so pleased your enjoyed your stay. More 

Ormond Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We had a three bedroom cottage that suited our needs perfectly. The place was very clean, the beds comfortable and the price was right. Built in the 1960's, it brought back memories of travel as a kid. For those that complain about needed updates, "stay at The Four Seasons!"

2 Thank dslwiltsee
OBML252, Manager at Outer Banks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are pleased to know your stay brought back memories:) More 

Archbold, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Everything is amazing you can see whales, dolphins, and sharks all during the different season from your ROOM even!! I love this place! It is pet friendly the view is amazing. There are sand dunes right by your room filled with crabs! it is right on the beach.

2 Thank nelliemiller2016
OBML252, Manager at Outer Banks Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review! It means a lot to us when our guests take the time to give us feedback:) More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a world of sand, surf, sun and fun at The Outer Banks Motor Lodge, a quaint oceanfront motel nestled on the beach in Kill Devil Hills. We are conveniently located and easy to find, with several restaurants within walking distance; close to all the OBX attractions in nearby Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Duck and Roanoke Island. Our motel offers an inviting family atmosphere, warm hospitality, a friendly staff and clean spacious oceanfront lodging. There are a wide variety of rooms to choose from – including oceanfront, poolside, efficiencies and pet friendly-rooms. Our rates are affordable and a great value. The Outer Banks Motor Lodge offers many great amenities. Enjoy our beautiful beaches, the outdoor pool and our picnic and playground area, free wireless internet, guest laundry & vending. Family owned and operated, we know you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outer Banks Motor Lodge

Address: 1509 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: $59 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 38
Also Known As:
Outer Banks Motor Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Outer Banks Hotel
Outer Banks Motel
Outer Banks Motor Lodge NC - Kill Devil Hills
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#4 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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