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“Another great stay on the Outer Banks”
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Surf Side Hotel
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 12, 2014

This was our 4th stay at the Surfside , this winter . Again everything was perfect , from the clean room with the great views , to the genuine friendliness and helpfulness of the staff . It sort of feels like visiting good friends . The location for us a nature oriented people , walking and photography is perfect ....minutes to Wildlife Refuges and great dining , making staying out for sunset and getting back for a quick turn-around . As an avid runner , you have a choice of 10 miles on a paved path or the beach . Great , well maintained pool and deck , year-round .

Room Tip: A corner room , 3rd or 4th floor oceanfront .
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

We always enjoy our visit to the OBX when we stay at Surf Side Hotel. The entire staff is very helpful and pleasant. Rooms are very clean and well maintained. The indoor pool and spa are very nice and always clean, great for this time of year. Love the hair dryer that works very well, I never have to pack one when we stay here. The breakfast is very nice and has a variety of foods. Late afternoon wine and snack is nice also. Excellent location since you just walk out the side door, pass the outdoor pool, and the beach is just past the short boardwalk. Perfect for beachcombers! Really can't say enough good things about Surf Side. It is a super hotel to stay at, try it and you won't regret it!

Room Tip: All rooms have great ocean view!
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

This was my first stay at Surf Side and my expectations were exceeded. The view was breathtaking and the room was immaculate. This will be my hotel of choice when I return to the OBX with my family in the future.

Room Tip: The king jacuzzi is an awesome room. You have a view of the ocean from the jacuzzi. Very relaxing!
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 8, 2014

We, my husband and myself, have stayed at the Surf Side several times. The staff, are always very helpful and professional. The rooms are clean and décor is very relaxing. The breakfast room is stocked with a great variety of breakfast items, newspapers and TV. A very family friendly place to stay. And yes, we will definitely be back!

Room Tip: we chose the 3rd floor for a better view of the ocean
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  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 1, 2014

We visited this hotel for the first time last night. We were looking for a good priced well rated hotel with an indoor pool. This had all of that. Every employee from the front desk, breakfast area, and even maintenance were very nice. The pool was awesome. Perfect for a day 30 degrees outside. The side ocean view was awesome. You can tell time is spent through out the years updating and cleaning the place well. We met a couple there that said they always stay there and love it.

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is the third year we have stayed at the Surf Side but certainly won't be the last. The rooms have always been clean and comfortable and the staff is very friendly and helpful. We really enjoy our stay at the Surf Side!

  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 25, 2014

Big hotel chains had better watch out! This hotel challenges them in every way, and surpasses them in most categories. We were greeted with a polite and efficient person at the desk for check-in, who gave us some good local info, and then offered free refreshments that are available in the lobby each afternoon. We were directed to our room and holy moly! We had 2 spotlessly clean balconies in our corner room, each with nice clean rocking chairs and each with a view of the ocean and beach that is unsurpassed anywhere, anytime. The room is clean, so very clean and although the hotel may have a few years on it, it has been thoughtfully and carefully maintained and upgraded.The doors have keyless entries, opened a modern electronic cardkey. The bathrooms are spotless, the carpeting in the room is like new, and the bed is clean with fresh linens and upscaled clean and laundered designer look coverlets like the big hotels. Even the closet is spotless with sturdy wooden hangers and freshly cased extra pillows. No dingy bedspreads that others have used before you. It also had a nice flat screen TV, a nice clean sofa, a small refrig, a microwave, coffeemaker with all supplies and a hairdryer and even granite countertops in the bathroom. There were several wrapped mints left by the housekeeping staff each day, and a basket of toiletries, lotions and soaps in the bathroom, So, do you get the point? They offere a free complimentary continental breakfast in the mornings, and will even give you free ice for your cooler before you leave. It was so nice, we opted to stay at the hotel one night instead of going out and just sat on the balcony and watched and listened to the waves. The only fear I have is that by giving all this info out it may become harder to get reservations. This hotel is one of the best. Well done, Surf Side, well done!

Room Tip: Corner rooms are nice with 2 balconies.
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Additional Information about Surf Side Hotel

Address: 6701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9119
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
#1 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#1 Best Value Hotel in Nags Head
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
Price Range: $103 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf Side Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The BEST LOCATION, BEST VIEWS, BEST STAFF, BEST ROOMS, and the BEST VALUE! We are #1 on the Outer Banks because we know what our guests want and we strive hard to give it to them every day. Since 1984 our family owned and operated hotel has been making first time visitors long term guests with our Carolina Hospitality coupled with our exceptionally clean and well appointed rooms. We look forward to having you as our next guest. ... more   less 
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