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Blue Heron Motel

6811 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9121
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#5 of 13 hotels in Nags Head

Finding an ideal family-friendly motel in Nags Head does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Blue Heron Motel, a nice option for travellers like you.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and you can stay connected during your stay as Blue Heron Motel offers guests free wifi.

Plus, Blue Heron Motel offers a pool, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the seafood restaurants, including Miller's Waterfront Restaurant, Pamlico Jacks, and Owens' Restaurant, all of which are a short distance from Blue Heron Motel.

Nags Head is also home to Bodie Island Lighthouse, a popular lighthouse that is not too far from Blue Heron Motel.

Blue Heron Motel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Nags Head.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
Hot bath
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
German, Italian
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Billie T wrote a review Nov 2020
Surgoinsville, Tennessee4 contributions
We had not been back to the outer banks since 2009 so we decided to stay at the same place we did 11 years ago. Decor had really not changed much in 11 years but we didn’t mind as long as room is clean, which it was. Indoor pool and hot tub are awesome and spacious. Great location on the beach but recommend the 2nd or 3rd floors for the best views. We had a very relaxing vacation. Great value for the money. Our only 2 complaints are the beds are way too soft, and the new management could be more welcoming and friendly. The maintenance men that were painting outside were way more friendly than the owners. Overall we had a great time.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
elliottjk wrote a review Oct 2020
Indiana70 contributions37 helpful votes
Sure wish I’d read the reviews before we booked! I basically had to re-clean the room, and that’s not good during this COVID-19 craziness. There was splatters all over the mirror from others brushing their teeth, there was pubic hair in the soap dish in the bathtub and the overall condition of the room was very poor. To say this hotel has seen better days is being extremely kind. The floor was clean and the towels smelled of bleach which is about the only good things I can say. Way overpriced for the condition of the room. It’s on the beach but you don’t really get a view because of the dunes. We made it one night and checked out for a better place. Do your homework and book elsewhere.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Fisherman from WS,NC wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
I made a reservation for a top floor efficiency with a view on July 5th for Sept 7th-11th. I got a conformation showing that. When I arrived they stuck me in a regular room, #1 , behind the dunes. No efficiency. So just because you reserve a room you may not get what you reserved. Don't know whos fault. The motel or Booking.com or maybe they thought they would lose a sell of someone else wanting the efficiency and figured since I was traveling solo they could move me. The guy at the deck just sort of laughed about the screw up. The room was ok. Toilet seat was about to fall off but they are working on improving the motel now with the new owners. Plan on fighting flies. (no fly swatter in the room)
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: Won't matter. You'll get what they give you. High dunes. Top Floor offers only view.
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Jeanne A wrote a review Aug 2020
Spring Grove, Illinois2 contributions2 helpful votes
This was THE most disgusting room we ever stayed in, in our lives. It was like it hadn't been cleaned in 40 years! We stayed 1 night and it was a $200 room. It should have been free it was so disgusting I can't even describe it. DO NOT stay at this motel. We were in room #30 which was the same building the office was in.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: I suppose ask to see the room before paying that kind of money!!!!!
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Penny C wrote a review Jul 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Horrible, dirty, bugs, a million flies,, air condition wasn't cool, screen door was broke, it wasn't ocean view as advertised it was a dune view. There was a dune right outside our door. We asked for someone to fix our door, they never showed up, or screen door swung open the whole time. they told us booking.com customers don't get upper level rooms. We met quite a few people who weren't happy, 1 couple had been staying there in the same room for 26years they said never again. They booked their room last year and paid for it and didn't get what they paid for. We were hoping this place would work out because it's a nice setup. But we won't be staying again.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Heron Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Heron Motel?
Nearby attractions include Jennette's Pier (1.0 km), Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf (0.4 km), and Outlets Nags Head (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Heron Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Blue Heron Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Blue Heron Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Heron Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Miller's Waterfront Restaurant, Owens' Restaurant, and The Dunes Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Blue Heron Motel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Blue Heron Motel?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Blue Heron Motel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including German and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue Heron Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Island Farm (6.2 km), USS HURON Wreck (1.1 km), and Roanoke Island Maritime Museum (6.2 km).
Does Blue Heron Motel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.