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Yorktown, Virginia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, this place is not luxurious and it's not the cookie cutter chain hotel. What it is, is the old style beach motel. We normally rent a house in Hatteras, but we found ourselves with a long weekend, and a couple of large dogs, and started looking for a place to stay a week before our trip. A challenging combination.... More 

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1 Thank th-bennett
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was excellent!! Nice oceanfront room and quiet people and very within our budget. Once you walked out the sliding doors in our room the beach was right there. Not to mention the staff is very friendly and the room was very clean. Definitely coming again next year!

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2 Thank Kaitlyn T
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the larger room sort of off to the side of the motel,closer to the road,and this was perfect for us.Although you are farther from the beach,you feel like you have the place to yourself. Walk out the door and 30 ft. away is the sidewalk.Perfect for walking dogs,or jogging.To the right is a convience store,Sam and omies... More 

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Thank dalemae87
Whiteville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We LOVE this place....JIm and his staff are the BEST. we had an Ocean front room and were extremely happy. NO FRILLS...Simple....but the rooms are clean and the staff does a great job. the only negative thing we could say is.....most folks smoke...not in the rooms but outside on the porches and sometimes when walking to ones room you are... More 

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Thank Melvin E
Whitsett, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

If you have pets and want a no frills place to stay right on the beach, I recommend you check out the Dolphin Oceanfront Motel. Jim the owner and his staff are super polite, courteous and friendly. Pros: Directly on the beach Pet friendly ($10 a night) Use of grilling area Some rooms are ocean front Clean rooms Prompt room... More 

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1 Thank MrMarrkyMark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This was a nice pet friendly motel. Nice grassy area for pets to do their "business." We were right on the beach and very close to restaurants and shopping. Our room had a great, seemed to be remodeled bathroom with really good water pressure (one of my STRONGEST pet-peeves). The only downfall to our room was the individual A/C Unit... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My wife and I are long time Outer Banks vacationers and are always looking for nice places to stay in the OBX (especially for short weekend trips). I found this place on a travel search engine and the price was right, had decent reviews, and was pet friendly so I booked it. The room I booked was a non ocean... More 

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4 Thank shakeandbake72
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This by far is the worst place I have ever stepped foot in. It is not worth the price even if its on the beach. There is no ventilation or fan. There was dirt and grime everywhere. The coffee maker had a used filter in it , the towels that were originally white were brownish and stained. Dont even get... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is an old time beach front motel with rooms that are truly on the sand (facing the ocean) and others that face the courtyard, picnic / bbq area. The pool is also easily accessible. It is all one story with ramps for wheelchair access. Our room had fridge and micowave with coffee maker. A/C and baseboard heater worked very... More 

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Backwell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Location is great- you can literally walk out of your motel room and onto the beach- the room is very basic- clean but not luxury to any extent! It's a lovely drive down here- definitely worth the journey from Washington! There is a nice pool area also!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Address: 8017 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959-9487
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $111 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Oceanfront Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Oceanfront Hotel Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Nags Head
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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