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#4 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
Finding an ideal charming motel in Nags Head does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Blue Heron Motel, a nice option for travelers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and you can stay connected during your stay as Blue Heron Motel offers guests free wifi. Plus, Blue Heron Hotel offers a pool, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Mexican restaurants, including La Fogata Mexican Restaurant and Taco Bell, all of which are a short distance from Blue Heron Hotel. Nags Head is also home to Bodie Island Lighthouse, a popular lighthouse that is not too far from Blue Heron Hotel. Blue Heron Motel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Nags Head.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Centrally Located
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One of the few family owned places( compared to maybe 20 + yrs ago ) that is still open..... nice very clean oceanfront place w/ efficiencies to cook in some meals when you don't want to get dressed to go out every meal. Nice indoor pool and jacuzzi, and the 2 smaller beachfront pools were private and also very , very COLD!! Like-- unusually cold even for June!! But one you are in-- you will be fine!! lol Wide open beach area and not crowded at all.... folks got plenty of room on beach for fun family time without being intrusive to others there too. 1 drawback is no elevator-- which we knew, but still figure it would be good excercise....After a couple days tho-- the steps work your knees! Just be prepared to make each trip on the steps count! AND JUST GO HAVE FUN!!!
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Me and my hubby stayed here, and the rooms are clean and the staff very nice ! Great access to the beach !!! It is not a large motel, but the are spacious !! The motel has only had one owner since it opened in 1962 !We recommend staying here !!
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We love OBX & really enjoyed staying at Blue Heron. We visited friends when they stayed & glad they introduced us! Clean, comfy rooms right on the beach, wonderful views. Great Rates, friendly staff!!
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We spent a weekend at the Blue Heron. It is a very basic and simple motel that is literally steps away from the beach. Most of the motels on the Outer Banks have been there forever and it is all about the location. The Blue Heron is a perfect example of this. It's the kind of place that people have been coming to every summer for 50 years. The rooms are very clean. The carpet, the bed, the sheets, the bathroom, and the towels were always very clean. Your sheets are changed every single day! Our room was an efficiency so it had a small electric oven, a microwave, sink, counters, cabinets, and some basic dishes and glasses. The rooms are dated but again, this is the norm for the Outer Banks. The motel is maybe 50 yards to the beach. They have several showers/foot washing stations for you when you come back from the beach. There are 3 pools, 2 outdoor and 1 indoor, and an indoor Jacuzzi. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The price was amazing for the location, about $160 a night. Like I said before, a very basic motel, but one that is very clean and should meet your needs while at the Outer Banks.
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We were so pleased with our stay! Loved that it was on the beach, and close to restaurants. So happy with our stay as it was super clean and great staff! This will be a staple in our weekend trips! (2 pools is a nice touch and the ice machine)!!
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
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