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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel location was outstanding as it was right on the beach. With both inside and outside pools in addition to the ocean, the kids had a nice choice of what to do as it pertained to swimming. We had a balcony overlooking the ocean which was the best feature of the room. I found the hotel room to be...

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

I sincerely apologize for not delivering the experience you and I both expect. Despite your review not being what we strive to see and have shared with other potential guests, we are grateful for you sharing your experience as we can learn from our failures. I will work to make sure all of our staff understands where we did not...

Brockport, New York
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here many times and were impressed every time. Everyone is very friendly and kind. The rooms are spacious and quite comfy! Great views of the beach and ocean. Can't find anything to complain about, so I'd definitely recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a nice stay on the beach!

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review the Surf Side and sharing your experience while staying with us. We sincerely appreciate your kind words and your choice to stay with us. Cheers, Alex Moore President

Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

This is our 8th year that we have stayed at the surf side in nags head.we love it there. The staff is awesome...our rooms are very clean and comfy. Anything we need is taken care of. I've never even looked for another place to stay. Elizabeth runs the breakfast room and it is awesome......5 stars

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

It really is difficult to express in an email or review response how much we appreciate our many, many, many repeat guests such as yourself. Our success has been built upon repeat guests and the good word that they spread about the surf Side so thank you so very much. To thank you we work to make each stay better...

Roanoke
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is my second stay at Surf Side and I was pleased with both stays. I found the service to be friendly and the rooms clean. The location of the hotel is excellent and provides a nice view of the ocean. I'm sure we'll stay here again in the future.

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. Our goal is to make the first stay with us the first of many to come so I hope we will have you as our guest many more times in the future. We will work to make each stay more enjoyable than the last by always improving upon what we deliver...

Reviewed 24 June 2015

Just what we wanted. Great location, away from the big hotels, so an uncrowded beach even though the entire OBX was very crowded. 2nd floor ocean front room had an unobstructed view. Service was good and room was clean. Certainly not a high-end luxury hotel, but this is the beach!

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Surf Side and for taking the time to review the hotel on Tripadvisor. We sincerely appreciate your business and the time to share your thoughts about the hotel Cheers, Alex Moore President

Montpelier, VA
Reviewed 23 June 2015

I have looked at this hotel for a couple of years but we always get a house when vacationing in Nags Head. However, this year we were only able to pull off a long weekend. So, we thought we'd give Surf Side a chance. On the one hand, it is an older and somewhat dated hotel. But we were very...

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for choosing the Surf Side. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your experience while staying with us and for painting a good picture of what a new guest may expect. I hope you will have the opportunity to stay with us again. Cheers, Alex Moore President

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Find somewhere else that stay!!! This place is gross! The elevator smells, the rooms smell musty, they're damp and we woke up this morning to a roach in our bed!!!!! Can't wait to leave!! I can't find one good thing to say about this place... Seriously go ANYWHERE else

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Of course it is upsetting to see this type of review as our goal is to make every guest want to come back as their experience was so enjoyable. Obviously this was not the case. I'm not one make excuses and I won't here either but I will let the vast majority of our reviews stand and overshadow the perception...

Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

We loved it! Clean, family friendly, comfortable room,bed,pillows. Easiest stay at the beach with free breakfast, wifi, beds fixed and fresh towels when you return from the beach. Everything you need for a very relaxed stay! Friendly and professional staff. Will be definitely be back.

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

We will look forward to having you back! Thank you for the kind words that you are sharing with our potential guests. We want your first stay with us to be the first of many to come so we work to make each stay better than the last. Thank you for the review and for choosing the Surf Side. Cheers,...

Auburn, Indiana
Reviewed 21 June 2015

My wife and two kids stayed here for a week and were very satisfied. The beach was great and the pools were clean. We had a nice view of the coast from our 3rd floor room. The room had two queens and provided plenty of room for us and our things. The complimentary breakfast was filling and the staff was...

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SEABOARDHOTELS, Owner at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Surf Side and for taking the time to review the hotel. Your review will be very helpful in describing the experience to expect when a guest chooses to stay with us so we are grateful for your words. Cheers, Alex Moore President

Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Just vacationed at the Surfside with my husband and our two teenagers. We booked here because of the outstanding reviews on Trip Advisor. I couldn't be happier with our stay. The hotel is extremely clean. Even the stairwell was spotless and smelled fresh! We stayed in one of the 4th floor lofts which gave us an extra room upstairs, perfect...

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It is such a great read for us when a family comes and enjoys the hotel for their vacation. We take pride in delivering a great experience for all of our guest so when a guest takes the time to share their thoughts about their stay and it meets their expectations we feel rewarded. Thank you for choosing the Surf...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The BEST LOCATION, BEST VIEWS, BEST STAFF, BEST ROOMS, and the BEST VALUE! We are #1 on the Outer Banks because we know what our guests want and we strive hard to give it to them every day. Since 1984 our family owned and operated hotel has been making first time visitors long term guests with our Carolina Hospitality coupled with our exceptionally clean and well appointed rooms. We look forward to having you as our next guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Side Hotel

Address: 6701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9119
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $104 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf Side Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Surfside Hotel Nags Head
Surfside Nags Head
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
#1 Best Value Hotel in Nags Head
#1 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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