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Dare Haven Motel

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Dare Haven for 2 months due to work and I have to say the staff was very friendly and there whenever we needed anything. They weren't only staff but became our friends. It is a very peaceful atmosphere with quiet tenants. If I'm in this area again this will definitely be where I will stay.

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

My friend and her family arrived in the OBX a day before our house was ready in Nags Head. So we stayed for one night in Maneo. My friends' family stayed across the street from the Dare Haven at the Elizabethan Inn. They were sold out there so I searched for other nearby hotels when I came across the Dare...

1Thank Kristi S
Reviewed July 9, 2016

People were really friendly! Rooms clean and quiet location. Excellent price. Stayed July 4 days. We packed items to hold us over so we only had to return to the room to shower to go out for the evening. Kids had room to play outside basketball and we took other games like checkers corn hole etc. pet friendly location also....

Thank Cheryl B
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Check in was smooth, our room was ready at 12noon and the people were friendly...BUT.... upon entering the room, the horrible smell made my eyes water. We had somewhere to be so we dropped off our luggage in the room and left for the afternoon. We returned around 6pm and again the smell was horrible. Since we had dinner plans,we...

3Thank Rdecrist
Beach Haven, New Jersey
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Decent rooms but the smell drove us nuts and carried on with us for several days. Didn't especially smell like tobacco smoke but mad sleeping difficult. Decent prices, decent beds and bathrooms. If they would work on the smell, it would be a decent place to stay.

2Thank FLJ08008
Reviewed March 25, 2016

It's 3am and despite the notice to tone it down at 11pm, I am being kept awake by the mob next door who clearly don't give a damn about anybody else. Wafer thin walls only enhance the experience of their ignorance (to say nothing of hearing every word of their conversation and intermittent sex). Add to this the visit by...

3Thank Andy G
Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed February 4, 2016

The room was immaculate but the property could use some TLC. The people couldn't be nicer, including story-telling quasi-permanent residents. Hang out on the porch and you'll be treated to all sorts of Dare County history from people who lived it.

1Thank LizAndPogo
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Manteo motels are pricey for the value they offer and the Dare Haven is definitely overpriced at $75 per night for October stays. The owner is a very helpful person and was generous with sharing information on where to eat, golf, and outer banks sights. Unfortunately the motel rooms could use some TLC and updating. The first room we were...

1Thank GreatDaysInParis
Martinsville, Indiana
Reviewed November 8, 2015

Value for money, comfortable mattresses. We stayed in the smoking rooms on the west side of the motel court. Not unexpectedly, these smoking rooms hadn't been updated like the other rooms, and they were a bit "worn" but certainly clean.

1Thank hoosierM
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nothing Fancy A clean place to sleep and shower when we spend our days on the beach It has a area where you can grill and a couple of tabels to eat at. Boys had room to throw a ball around, This place works well if you choose to travel with pets

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dare Haven Motel

Address: Rt. 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Roanoke Island > Manteo
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Dare Haven Hotel Manteo
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“Smell the room first!”
 of 5 bubbles FLJ08008, May 10, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms with moldy smell. there must be some in the property.”
 of 5 bubbles GreatDaysInParis, Nov 10, 2015 | Read review
“If you need quiet during the day ask for rooms AWAY from the next door day care center.”
 of 5 bubbles hoosierM, Nov 8, 2015 | Read review
“The rooms are cramped but clean. Ask for a desk room if you need one.”
 of 5 bubbles ncphotoman, Sep 26, 2015 | Read review
“Not a pleasant stay! Stay elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles CtCarolB, Aug 29, 2015 | Read review
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