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Driftin' Sands Motel

1801 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7941
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#18 of 20 hotels in Kill Devil Hills

Looking for a place to stay in Kill Devil Hills? Then look no further than Driftin' Sands Motel, a budget friendly motel that brings the best of Kill Devil Hills to your doorstep.

Rooms at Driftin' Sands Motel provide air conditioning and a kitchenette, and guests can stay connected with free internet access.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Colington Speedway (1.5 mi) and Outer Banks Arboretum And Teaching Garden (1.7 mi), guests of Driftin' Sands Motel can easily experience some of Kill Devil Hills' most well known attractions.

Travellers looking to enjoy some ribs can head to Jolly Roger Restaurant & Pirate Bar, Captain George's Seafood Restaurant, or Goombays Grille & Raw Bar. Otherwise, you may want to check out a seafood restaurant such as Jolly Roger Restaurant & Pirate Bar, Captain George's Seafood Restaurant, or Goombays Grille & Raw Bar.

Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out a history museum, such as Wright Brothers National Memorial.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Driftin' Sands Motel as you experience everything Kill Devil Hills has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Family rooms
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Dalety57 wrote a review Sep 2020
Frisco, North Carolina8 contributions3 helpful votes
Cleanest hotel room I’ve ever stayed in. Room was small but very comfortable. People who run the hotel are very friendly and accommodating. Also incredibly reasonably priced. Only thing I’d add would be an ice machine.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Nicki S wrote a review Jul 2019
Jupiter, Florida, United States597 contributions196 helpful votes
The hotel room had new paint and some rehab but needs more work. The people are very nice and helpful and speak English. I doubt I will return. It is close to a wonderful restaurant, Jolly Roger, and the beach.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
ddb52017 wrote a review Sep 2018
Fort Lauderdale, Florida7 contributions7 helpful votes
It was ok at best Not good for money. Dingy but really never there across street from beach which was nice. No pool bbq area is weedy and has prickles kitchen very small couldn’t really cook there appliances mini size. Not well stocked
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
sue s wrote a review Jul 2018
Syracuse, New York13 contributions3 helpful votes
U will love your time here. From attentive staff to keyless entry to a Keurig, Vizio tv, microwave, frig and ac and beautiful dressers tables and pics, u will feel relaxed as u enjoy your OBX vacation. 1/4 mile to public beach access across street. So much to do here. Enjoy!! Only negatives r WiFi and my Verizon barely work and beds look amazing but r swishy. Lots of plush towels wrapped nice however. Great views and 2 chairs outside room and parking for 2 cars.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
Jasontilman19 wrote a review Sep 2017
Richmond, Virginia2 contributions2 helpful votes
I downloaded this app to save everyone the hassle do not stay here! No wifi as promised no staff at the hotel. Camel crickets, tree frog, flies, spiders and black widows will greet you. Beds are awful
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from MRKTMGR1843, Manager at Driftin' Sands Motel
Responded 4 Oct 2017
Hello Jason, We, at KEES, are very sorry to hear about your inconveniences. Upon further investigation, I do not see any work orders placed for your stay. We could have certainly sent our housekeeping supervisor to inspect these issues for you. We would like nothing more that a second chance to show you what KEES has to offer. We do have properties from Florida, North Carolina (Homes and hotels), Virginia, and Maryland. We do value your business and hope you choose KEES in the future. Thanks, KEES Management
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US$53 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksKill Devil Hills
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Frequently Asked Questions about Driftin' Sands Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Nearby attractions include Avalon Fishing Pier (1.1 km), Mom's Sweet Shop (0.4 km), and RC Kill Devil Hills Movies 10 (0.4 km).
What are some restaurants close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beachside Bistro, Awful Arthur's Oyster Bar, and Goombays Grille & Raw Bar.
Is Driftin' Sands Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Kill Devil Hills.
Are there any historical sites close to Driftin' Sands Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wright Brothers National Memorial (2.6 km) and Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station #7 (3.6 km).