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Blue Heron Motel

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Reviewed July 13, 2010

This may very well be among the top 5 cleanest places I've ever stayed! It is a motel so it's not fancy but it was extremely comfy and did I mention, clean? We stayed on the 3rd floor in a king room. It had a balcony and the view was amazing. It's oceanfront so the 2nd and 3rd floor rooms...

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Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed July 8, 2010

We had to send a CHECK for our deposit!! So that's a bit antiquated. But they held the check until after our arrival. We arrived early on check-in day and were allowed to check in as our room was ready. The room was clean, spacious and nicely decorated. Everything worked - lights, fridge, A/C, microwave, etc. Being on the second...

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Lewisville, North Carolina
Reviewed July 5, 2010

We stayed at the Blue Heron in July of 2009, and the hotel itself was fine - the rooms are not extravagant (very small showers; no frills, mattress a bit too soft), but I was disappointed in one aspect of our stay. I had pre-paid for a week's stay and we ended up having an emergency at home and had...

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed June 20, 2010

We wanted a couple of nights at the OBX w/o spending a fortune. Found this place right on the beach at a very reasonable price. Super comfortable -- not fancy and not new -- but really couldn't be cleaner. We have stayed in many more upscale places but NONE were cleaner than this. Do bring your own hairdryer (none provided)...

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Chester, VA
Reviewed June 12, 2010

Just spent a day at the Blue Heron and was pleasantly surprised. This is an older hotel but my husband and I wanted to spend the night in Nags Head and did so at the Blue Heron. We knew it was an older hotel but for the price we decided to book for 1 night and was very surprised. The...

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Reviewed May 19, 2010

Visited in May, had a great time! Saw dolphins every morning from our balcony. We forgot to bring an iron, no problem, the lady at the front desk let us borrow one for the length of our stay. When we left, we locked my nieces' pillows in the room, no worries! They mailed them to us immediately! Great family hotel,...

Thank darlenee
Southern California
Reviewed May 14, 2010

Similar in many ways to the Cape Hatteras Motel in Buxton where we spent the previous night. Perfect beach location on ocean side. Get a 3rd or 2nd floor room if possible. Clean and well-kept. Comparatively inexpensive. The lady at the front desk was very pleasant and obliging. The day after we checked out I realized I'd left an electrical...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed May 10, 2010

Due to our personal issues, we were not able to leave home or arrive as scheduled. Inn keepers cheerfully and easily made arrangements for our very late night check in, and request for an extra night. Hotel was very clean. Maid service very friendly, and very quick to respond to needs without a request. We stayed on the third floor,...

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Portsmouth, Virginia
Reviewed May 9, 2010

Used to stay here every summer with the grandma and cousins and loved it then so when summer came around in 09 me and my sister thought we should start staying here since its been a few years since we had been here.....and i must say its just as great now as it was back then we loved it and...

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Reviewed April 13, 2010

We choose the Blue Heron because friends were renting a house near by. We found it to be very clean and a great view of the ocean, ( we stayed on the 3rd floor). In the morning you could watch a beautiful sunrise through your large window in your room or go out onto your private balcony to watch. Most...

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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 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#5 Romantic 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!”
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caniac59, Aug 8, 2016 | Read review
“Families are best on the 1st floor...”
Lynnae1993, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
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