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Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Traveler (53)
Room & Suite (35)
Pool & Beach (7)


#11 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Family friend oceanfront motel. Central location at Milepost 16.5 in Nags Head, close to all area attractions, Bodie Island lighthouse, restaurants, Jennette's Fishing Pier, and more.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Great View
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I've been vacationing in the Outer Banks since I was a child, and LOVE the area. I try to get there every chance I get, and after another trip booked had to be cancelled I packed the dog up and took off for the beach! The hotel we stayed in growing up has long been torn down,
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We loved that it was on the beach & we could walk out of the sliding glass door & be there! Not to mention, it's right by Jeannette's pier AND dog friendly! It's older & it certainly looks it BUT our family loved it & would certainly go back if we had a few days.
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Response from edward22, Owner at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
Responded Jan 16, 2019
Look forward to having you back again soon! We have more offseason upgrades in progress, including new bedding & mattresses and newly added chaises for our oceanfront rooms!
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Rented an Ocean front room. The view was good. Great location in Nags Head close to Manteo too. Pet friendly for a fee After Checking in discovered there were no towels . No problem Went to the office gladly gave me some and apologized for the mistake. Later I went to
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We stayed here for our anniversary weekend, it is right on the beach and within walking distance to the amazing Jeannette's Pier. The rooms were comfortable, a bit dated but I would stay here every time for all of the other charm it offers. The staff goes above and beyond.
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Response from edward22, Owner at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
Responded Oct 9, 2018
Thanks! We are continuing to update our rooms every year. All rooms will have new mattresses & bedding for 2019, plus all with new tile flooring. We look forward to having you back again soon!
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A last-minute trip to the Outer Banks in late August had me frantically searching for places to stay and I'm SO glad I found the Dolphin Oceanfront Motel had a few vacancies. The location right on the beach is fantastic, and it was the best location for us since we like to
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$111 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
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