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    Tar Heel Motel

    7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good25%
          • Average18%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible6%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 90 reviews

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The positive, excellent location in Nagshead central to everything and across street from ocean/beach, microwave, mini fridge, spacious. The actual motel, Incredibly dated, slight odor, burned out light bulbs, not clean, never turned cold water knob and had barely warm water no matter time of...More

          Thank Debbiep04
          Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

          The Tar Heel is dated as we have expressed many times. We are as some refer to as a "Real Retro Find". The Tar Heel is the perfect motel for those nostalgic for simpler times, beach fun with family, surfing and fishing with friends. The...More

          Hotel's Favorite
          Reviewed June 23, 2016

          I stay here every year and every year the motel improves! Nice rooms, great staff, and a great location. If you are on a budget you cannot get a better deal than the Tar Heel. It is not the Ritz, but doesn't pretend to be....More

          1  Thank Veleno45
          Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded June 30, 2016

          Thank you for choosing us year after year! Our goal is to offer clean, simple and affordable rooms so everyone can have a chance to experience the Outer Banks.

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Not bad if you can handle a motel room for 1 night. More spacious than another place (Driftin something) my husband & I stayed at. Located next to a restaurant & it's walking distance to the beach right across the street.

          Thank Debbie G
          Reviewed May 17, 2017

          I just loved this place....old fashioned, still use an actual key, plus there's a plastic thingie near the door which the owner uses to show you the check-out time. Owners are friendly and very helpful. I checked in late and the owner helped me find...More

          Thank philandcarolyn
          Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 5 weeks ago

          We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you stay with us again on your next trip to OBX.

          Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

          Before you continue reading, I'll preface this by saying my boyfriend and I didn't actually end up staying here. We made a reservation online, only to find out when we called you had to be 21 to stay here, and we were 20. No big...More

          Thank ryannestevenson
          Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded May 11, 2017

          I am sorry you felt as if I was rude, ignorant, difficult and unhelpful simply for the reason I would not wave our age requirement for you and your boyfriend. Your deposit was fully refunded even on the short notice as a good will gesture...More

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          Surf Side Hotel
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • $109 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 32
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • North Carolina >
          • North Carolina Coast >
          • Outer Banks >
          • Nags Head
          • Also Known As
          • Tar Heel Hotel
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          Traveler (14)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          LISA G
          pet friendly? ocean side hotel…fridge?
          July 12, 2016|
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          Response from NC_Islander_12 | Property representative |
          The Tar Heel Motel is not pet friendly. It is across the street from the ocean which is why it's so much cheaper. Less then a five minute walk and the motel has a beach access on the corner of its property. All rooms have... More
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          Julian D
          how far is this motel from jeanettes pier
          June 6, 2015|
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          Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
          About a block. MP 16.5. Easy walk.
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          "All quiet area, one level. Don't care about room and wanting to spend money on OBX experience, tolerable."
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          "Rooms on the poolside had bigger parking lot."
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          "Rooms by the pool are better."
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          "Go somewhere else. Inexpensive for the area, but still too expensive for the quality."
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