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    Tar Heel Motel

    7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$112
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          Overview
          • Excellent38%
          • Very good25%
          • Average18%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible6%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

          Friends and I stayed here. The motel looked a little iffy but once in the rooms it wasn't that bad. The staff was nice. It's right across the street for the ocean side beach. There's a lot to do right around the motel area. I...More

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          Reviewed 21 August 2015

          we found this little gem on our honey moon on the way back from south Carolina. we love that its right across from the beach the pool is always clean. the rooms are clean. have an older style, but they are remodeling each room one...More

          1  Thank stixies67
          Reviewed 15 August 2015

          We just stayed in this awesome mote and we really liked it, it didn't rape our wallet and so we had plenty of money to spend on the Tanger Outlets that are only walking distance away from the motel. Everything is so close and walking...More

          Thank Angie C
          Reviewed 13 August 2015

          We were visiting obx with family, but their unit was full so we booked a room in the Tar Heel. We booked the least expensive room as we were not planning on spending much time in there anyway. The room definitely had a musty smell...More

          2  Thank Jeremy W
          Reviewed 11 August 2015

          Clean, great service, old school style, all at a very fair price. Extra towels, no charge! We read the reviews and they were true (except the bad ones!). This place is great and the folks at the desk were friendly and helpful. The pool was...More

          Thank alex k
          Owens' Motel
          120 reviews
          #13 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
           
          Rodeway Inn & Suites
          174 reviews
          #8 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
           
          Comfort Inn South Oceanfront
          608 reviews
          #4 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
           
          Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
          79 reviews
          #10 of 13 hotels in Nags Head
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$109 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 32
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • North Carolina >
          • North Carolina Coast >
          • Outer Banks >
          • Nags Head
          • Also Known As
          • Tar Heel Hotel
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          Hotel & Grounds (13)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          LISA G
          pet friendly? ocean side hotel…fridge?
          13 July 2016|
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          Response from NC_Islander_12 | Property representative |
          The Tar Heel Motel is not pet friendly. It is across the street from the ocean which is why it's so much cheaper. Less then a five minute walk and the motel has a beach access on the corner of its property. All rooms have... More
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          Julian D
          how far is this motel from jeanettes pier
          7 June 2015|
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          Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
          About a block. MP 16.5. Easy walk.
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          "All quiet area, one level. Don't care about room and wanting to spend money on OBX experience, tolerable."
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          "Rooms on the poolside had bigger parking lot."
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          "Rooms by the pool are better."
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          "Go somewhere else. Inexpensive for the area, but still too expensive for the quality."
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