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Blue Heron Motel

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Great location in Nags Head. It’s an old school motel. It’s clean and comfortable. It’s right on the beach with a beautiful view of the sunrise. and near everything. We stayed on the 3rd floor. We’d stay there again.

1Thank Paul C
Poquoson, Virginia
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Third floor. All rooms have balconies overlooking the ocean. Plenty of parking. Restaurants within walking distance. Very short drive to Tanger Outlet Mall and only one mile walk to Jeanettes Fishing Pier.

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Northfield, Ohio
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This was our second time staying at the Blue Heron, and I would stay a third in a heartbeat. We had a second floor efficiency room. The view I agree is not as great as the third floor, but I was able to watch the sunset from my front door and the sunrise from my balcony. We loved having the...

1Thank HarleyFamily073
Lexington, North Carolina
Reviewed March 28, 2017

The Blue Heron Motel is my favorite place to stay at the Outer Banks. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The indoor pool and hot tub make it a great place for swimming anytime you visit. It is truly a remarkable place.

Thank swicegoodfamily
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Like another traveler, Blue Heron saved us when the Bonner Bridge was closed following hurricane Matthew. Although much of the staff had not been able to get there, they provided a clean room and bath and a warm welcome. We didn't use the amenities but I would certainly like the opportunity to return and let the owners know how very...

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were heading to vacation at Frisco but had to stay at Nags Head due to the Dare County road closures following hurricane Matthew aftermath. We've chosen to stay at this motel and we certainly didn't regret it. Super friendly and helpful staff, beautiful views from both sides of the room (one to ocean and one to the sound), big...

Thank Windy_Al
Greensboro, NC
Reviewed October 4, 2016

If you want to experience the beach the way it was decades ago, this is the place! If you don't mind climbing stairs, a third-floor room will give you a lovely view of the water with no one above you. The screen door to the balcony lets you experience the sound of the waves all night long, and there's a...

1Thank Daffodil7404
Collingwood, Canada
Reviewed October 2, 2016

an amazing view the carrituck sound out the front, the ocean out the back ..balcony right at the ocean ..you can leave the windows open and hear the waves 3 pools, 2 outdoor, 1 indoor as well the hottub is indoor, the only negative is no breakfast ..but there were fridges in the room, you could go to the grocery...

Thank debby m
Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights over a weekend and found the Blue Heron a perfect spot for a quiet getaway. Our room was very clean, the carpet looked relatively new, the towels and linens were more than acceptable. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Pool was awesome as were the views from our third floor room. The hotel was booked,...

Thank flamingoteacher
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Back again for another week at the Blue Heron. This time we were able to reserve a room on the third floor with a full kitchen and king bed. For two adults, the space was very comfortable. We tend to cook all of our meals, and the space was adequate with a full size refrigerator, full sink, microwave, large table/4...

2Thank PeacockGP
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Heron Motel

Address: 6811 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9121
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $50 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Blue Heron Hotel Nags Head
Blue Heron Nags Head
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Nags Head
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
#5 Family Hotel in Nags Head
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“The third floor has a great view and no one above you”
Daffodil7404, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“the third floor rooms have the best view”
883debbym, Oct 2, 2016 | Read review
“From the 3rd floor you can see the bay from the front balcony, and the ocean from the back balcony.”
PeacockGP, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“Third floor has the best view of the ocean, but keep in mind there is not an elevator!”
  • View from balcony.
caniac59, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Families are best on the 1st floor...”
Lynnae1993, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
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