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Fairfax, Virginia
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Just visited again after 2 years.....still great! Clean room and bath. New hurricane shutters. Room could use new wallpaper, but otherwise just the same cozy room as ever! Pool was lovely and clean, uncrowded after Labor Day. Staff remembered me by name! Always enjoy coming here and will return again in the future. Price is very reasonable for oceanfront. Facebook... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

Loved this place. Wonderful staff! All very helpful. Nice pool. Easy to find on route 12 at MP 16. Beautiful relaxing grounds. Steps from ocean. Great value. Only one thing missing....a bar! Grills. Swings. Very very close to restaurants and shops. Would go back.

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CT
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

this is the first time we have been to obx but there will be many more to come.We stayed four nights at the hotel it was clean beachfront and in the most perfect spot in nags head mile mark 16.This hotel is not new and rooms are somewhat dated it is not the Hilton but it is just the perfect... More 

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Cleveland
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Our first family trip to the Outer Banks, we chose The Islander motel. We visited last month. We stayed on the 3rd floor. Room was very clean. Bathroom was smaller than I like, but clean. Mini fridge kept things cold. Wifi was slow at times. We originally only booked for 3 nights, but enjoyed our stay so much we stayed... More 

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Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Pros: - Service was outstanding! The owner was very helpful, helped us with our bags, gave us some pointers and was just downright super-friendly. We felt very well-taken care of. - Our 3rd floor room was clean, pretty spacious for one with 2 beds, and we had a nice view of the ocean. It's always nice to wake up to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2014

After doing much research on line I picked the Islander for it's price and location - reasonably priced, on the beach and "mid-banks". The motel was home base for our trips north to Corolla and south to Cape Hatteras. We were very pleased with our room, the housekeeping and the staff. Lovely grounds, in-room coffee, micro-wave and fridge. I highly... More 

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Farmville, Virginia
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We have never stayed at the Islander Motel before- to be honest we always stayed at The Tar Heel across the street. However, after not being able to get a room there we decided to check it out. We were not disappointed. The room spotless! The housekeeping staff there is amazing. The cleanest room we have ever had on the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

We just spent a very enjoyable 5 days at The islander, and as it was our first stay there, I wanted to post a review. We own a property in South Nags Head and rent it out during the full season. We always like to do a "mid-season check" on our house to make sure nothing is broken and that... More 

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Selinsgrove
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61 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Chose this motel after searching and calling everyone on the outer banks. We were so pleasantly surprised. This motel is the PERFECT location. Our room overlooked the ocean. Was so wonderful to see the sunrise and sunset right from our balcony. The Islander has everything you need. Beach access right outside your room, heated pool, ice machine, wonderful staff, clean... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2014

We were in the off season so got an unbelievable price. We were so impressed with the room size, fridge, microwave, free wifi, heated pool and beach access. This place is nothing fancy, lacks indoor hallways and electronic keys...things I'm more accustom to...but it MORE than met our needs and we completely enjoyed our stay. If we are ever back... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Islander Motel

Address: 7001 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9125
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $125 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Islander Hotel Nags Head
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“Second or third floor if you want a view”
 of 5 bubbles tharris616, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must view the ocean please be aware of the air conditioners that vent to the balcony. First floor - no ocean view (but our favorite)”
 of 5 bubbles 465phyllisc, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“first floor no elevators”
 of 5 bubbles luckydog42, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Read the website descriptions and then call if you have any questions.”
 of 5 bubbles OldDog618, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have ocean view. Downstairs rooms are more convenient. Both are nice and clean . Some have kitchens. All rooms have fridge and microwave.”
 of 5 bubbles 106jeaninef, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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