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Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

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4701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9295
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Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront is the only Outer Banks hotel that features over 4 acres of pristine oceanfront, and is located in the quiet, residentially-zoned historic area in Nags Head. Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront (formerly named the Nags Head Inn) has become famous for delivering the Original Outer Banks Oceanfront Experience for nearly a quarter of a century by offering our highly valued guests honest vacation value. According to Outer Banks hotel reviews, our guests love the recent renovations on our 4 acres of beautiful oceanfront sand dunes, pristine beach, manicured Bermuda lawns and lush barrier island gardens... relaxing year round in our indoor heated pool or jumping into the beautiful Atlantic Ocean just outside their doors. We love making lasting memories happen and we've been told we're pretty good at it. It is our aim to make every guest become a repeat guest and offer you a vacation superior to other Outer Banks hotels.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Business Center with Internet Access
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Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
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Sarah P wrote a review Jul 14
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Spent 1 night in Nags Head oceanfront for a night away w/my husband and no visitors were wearing masks (per state law). We were woken up to blaring fire alarm at 6am where hotel was evacuated. Entire hotel w/o masks in stairways & my immune compromised health endangered. When I called CS Regarding my one night away from kids being ruined, not helpful. I would like a credit - not points for my incredible inconvenience & health risk. I’ve never stayed at a Holiday Inn & now prob will not again. I like CS. Hotel was nice & check-in woman friendly. Just a major hotel chain should have better remedy.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Larry R wrote a review Jul 5
Ohio55 contributions7 helpful votes
This is one of the best Holiday Inn Express we have ever stayed at. The staff is friendly and works hard. You are right on the beach. The beach is beautiful. The small balcony makes for a perfect place to view the ocean, dolphins and the sunset/sunrise.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Nathan D wrote a review Jun 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
On their website, this Holiday Inn Express distinguishes between ocean and dune views. We paid for an ocean view, the website and all confirmation emails said so. The evening we arrived (around 7pm) we were told we would have a "dune view" as described by the woman checking us in. I provided proof of what we had paid for and was told we could either take what we'd been given or we could leave and try our luck finding a new hotel that night. The hotel of course tried to blame priceline.com or booking.com and vise versa. Long story short every one shrugged and did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to make it right. Even if you do get an "ocean view" you're going to be overlooking the ugly and noisy parking lot and large dune before getting a glimpse at the ocean. It is not what I would call a truely oceanfront hotel like you find with others in the area. If you're looking for a great view, or to even receive what you paid for, look elsewhere.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 1 week ago
Hi nathand557, Thank you for taking the time to post a review from your stay with us. I was very concerned to read your comments regarding your room allocation and customer service. I understand your disappointment, and this should not have been the case. I will share your review with our team for improvements on our end. I’d like to obtain some additional detail regarding your experience so we have sent you a private message. I hope you would give us another chance in the future so this time we can show you a simple and smart travel. Orlando A. Case Manager IHGService
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Aaron Y wrote a review Jun 2020
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Wife and I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Nags Head, NC recently while celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary. Room was very clean, cool, and comfortable. They took appropriate measures to ensure safety during the Covid 19 pandemic. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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brutus313 wrote a review Jun 2020
Virginia Beach, Virginia70 contributions10 helpful votes
Hotel staff and amenities are exactly what you would expect to find in a Holiday Inn Express. The way the hotel is handling the COVID-19 it commendable- missed having hot breakfast. Renovations of the rooms have been done VERY well, but If you are looking for an ocean front balcony beach view - disappointing. Balconies are small and the railing makes it IMPOSSIBLE to see the water. Spent ALOT of money for a room with view that turned out to only be available if you were standing up.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hello brutus313, Thank you for your stay for a wedding and for taking the time to leave us feedback. I want a comfortable and restful stay, and I am glad you commended on the way how we handled the pandemic and that you noticed our recent makeover. I am sorry to learn about the issues with the particular with the size of the balcony and the views of the rooms allocated for you. I have alerted our relevant teams regarding your comments, and I am positive that the actions taken will avoid similar issues from happening again. I hope you give us another try! Best regards, Dianne L. Case Manager IHGService
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PRICE RANGE
$118 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
nags head hotel nags head, nags head bed breakfast, nag head inn, nags head inn
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Nearby attractions include Yellowhouse Gallery (0.1 miles), Buffalo City Jug Shop (0.7 miles), and OBX Party Bus (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blue Moon Beach Grill, Grits Grill, and Duck Donuts.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Nags Head.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Island Farm (4.5 miles).
Does Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.