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Bethesda, MD
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What's with this 4:00 check in stuff. Do any of the Nags Head hotels/motels have an earlier check in? I have never seen such a late check in anywhere else that I have been.


Virginia, USA
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Hi repj11. It's possible that the hotels have a 4:00 check-in time instead of the usual 3:00 due to the large amounts of people that check out on the same day in peak season. That would be my guess, anyway.

The Colonial Inn Motel offers a 3:00 check-in. The Beacon Motor Lodge has a variable check-in. Whenever they have a room open, you may have it.

I think others may state 4:00, but if you arrive and a room is clean and ready, you can have it.


Ashburn, VA
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Perhaps the hotels/motels are following the lead of the rental houses in the area. With a few exceptions, 4pm is the standard for those across the Outer Banks.

There is plenty to do to keep you busy before 4pm. Shopping, laying on the beach, mini-golf, Jockey's Ridge, Wright Brothers Memorial all come to mind.

Have a good trip when you go!

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