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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We got an oceanfront room and when we walked in the smell was horrible!!!!!! Smelled like wet mold!! I am not picky at all and I would never stay there again. The carpet was wet and filthy, back door would hardly open or shut, and overall the room looked dirty.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

If you get a room on the 2nd floor, open the door, and look across the room out the window, all you can say is, WOW! The view is breathtaking! On the deck you can watch the ocean above the dunes. Watch the sun rise in the morning and listen to the waves. Handy to shopping, & restaurants. Friendly staff,...

Thank butterflyladyOhio
Jetersville, Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 nights in room 34 (second floor). The location and views from the room can't be beat. However. This hotel is in serious need of renovation. Dirty green carpet and bedspreads from the 80s should be the first to go. The rest I can overlook because the vintage feel is nice but they have to be making enough money...

1Thank JillH24
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Yes, it's an older motel. We've been coming to OBX for 40 years and prefer the older places over chain hotels. The staff is helpful, courteous, accommodating. The motel is oceanfront so views from ocean from the upstairs rooms. Property has nice, clean pool, if you prefer it. There's a gazebo on walkway from hotel to beach. We were in...

Thank PattyeB
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Found this place by booking a room at the holiday inn beachfront and got stuck across the street ( hwy) in a dive bunch of rooms with a view of the hwy and a bunch of garbage cans on the other side of room I was so mad they said they made a mistake and would try to get us...

1Thank Grace S
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

very friendly and helpful staff, affordable, clean and on the ocean and close to shopping, nc aquarium and many other attractions and walking distance from Jeanette pier will definitely stay here again next year

Thank Bucky B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We love our annual stay at the Sea Foam. A wonderful stretch of beach for decompressing after a long drive. Takes you right back to your childhood with its comfortable but vintage style rooms. Especially pleased with the folks (and felines) in the office. A beautiful & Friendly place.

Thank Sara H
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Courteous Staff, Great Location, Great Price, Pet Friendly Rooms Available, Very Comfortable Beds, Walking Distance to Jennets Fishing Pier and MANY other Great things !!!!!! Will surely be staying here again !!!!!!!!!

Thank mlawless2000
Round Hill, Virginia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I loved the old-time feel of the Sea Foam in Nags Head! This hotel is on the historic registry and is very old. So you can't expect something like a "Westin" feel to it. But I loved the charm and the room was very large! We stayed in a suite/efficiency that had 2 Queen Beds, a stove/oven, full sized refrigerator...

Thank CarolynRC10
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After we checked in, we immediately noticed that the frame of the outside door was rusted and corroded and the screen door was filthy. It looked like the screens hadn't been changed in years. So the first impression was not good. Once inside the room, we noticed no towels in the bathroom. All that was in the bathroom was a...

Thank wjpresutti1

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Sea Foam Motel

Address: 7111 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9127
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $89 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
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“Ocean front on the top floor was great, ocean level there is no view to the ocean, dunes are too high to see over. Recommend 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles texandann, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor facing the water”
 of 5 bubbles olddw, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For an ocean view room, request ocean front 2nd floor. OF 1st floor rooms views of the ocean are blocked by the protective dunes.”
 of 5 bubbles YMINIowa, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only been once, stayed on top floor to left.”
 of 5 bubbles rheandal, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no bad room here. You came to the beach and every single room is a short, and I mean very short walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles donnier82, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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