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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Family atmosphere with wonderful service. Lots of things to do for everyone. Friendly people. The free breakfast, grills, watermelon and ice cream are just some of the extras. No need to bring chairs or umbrellas as they are provided also.

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We hope you'll return in the off season for the free pier fishing.

Smithfield, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We keep coming back over and over again. Excellent staff who go out of their way to meet your needs. Free continental breakfast. Free umbrella and chair service where they will take to the beach and set up for you. There are also chairs set up that are close to the pool with an ocean view. The playground is close...

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

We're just delighted that you enjoyed your vacation with us again this year. Thank you for taking the time to give us a positive review.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you like a Mom and Pop motel close to the boardwalk and like having no view of the ocean from your room, then stay here. There is a trailer park next to this place and if you stay on the front side of the motel you will feel like you're at a fair. The owner of this motel is...

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. Despite the lack of an ocean view, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Ours is an older motel, built back in '59 when there was nothing much else on either side of us besides sand dunes and shoreline. Times have changed, but the fact that we've changed very little...

Lexington, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were part of a group of 13 staying three nights. My party stayed in the back building in a Down East Room that appeared to have been partially renovated: the paint appeared fresh, as did the wall art, curtains and the wall AC unit, however the carpet was worn, dirty and raveling. I would suggest removing all carpet and...

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We're aware of the state of the carpets, new ones of better quality have been ordered. The irons, ironing boards, and hairdryers are provided at the Front Desk for our guests. Our pool is not a saltwater pool, but if it was salty it would probably be due to...

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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Nostalgia and awesome customer service. They have beach boys that carry your umbrella & chairs to beach and set up for you. Continental breakfast is really good. They have grills, charcoal, lighter fluid and paper products (all you need to grill out, just bring your meat). The refrigerators in the room hold more than enough food. Great affordable resturaunt at...

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your review! We hope you vacation with us again.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Family oriented. Couldn't have chosen a better place. From the Front desk to the lady that cleans your room. It's Southern Hospitality at its finest. Never change a thing. I love that place. I was raised up down east. My grandparents ran the Triple S camp ground. It's always like stepping back in my favorite memories.

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your touching review! We look forward to your next stay.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Stayed here for 3 days and it was wonderful. The staff is friendly, the rooms are nice and cleaned daily. Loved my stay and plan to go back as soon as possible. Also reasonable rates and even a special week day rate in spring.

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! Stay in touch, we're going to have special weekday rates in the fall, as well.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A no frills hotel with a perfect location, right on the beach! The staff is friendly and helpful. If you have children, this has a nice play area with lots of toys to play on. Our only priority was being next to the beach, so the basic hotel room was fine.

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope you'll join us again in the summer for our watermelon and ice cream parties.

Reviewed 13 May 2016

I had become very uneasy after reading some of the other reviews on this place after having already booked. My husband and I decided to give it a shot anyway in spite of some of what we had seen. As it turns out, they were all right... The floor was stained in the living area and appeared unclean, the bath...

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

We're so sorry your stay was unsatisfactory. Just to let you know, we've since ordered new carpets and looking at new options for the furniture. We've also changed a few things in our housekeeping department. The renovation to our new railings is nearly completed.

Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Some folks enjoy a high rise fancy hotel with lots of distractions....this isnt one of them and thats why we like it. A nostalgic feel with easy direct access to the beach. Staff was freindly, from check in, breakfast staff, assitance with beach umbrellas, etc. Breakfast offerrings satisfied everyone in the group. Rooms were clean.

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Oceanana R, Front Office Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we always appreciate hearing about everyone's stay. We hope you will return in the near future.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oceanana Motel is a unique family destination on North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks. Featuring one of the widest private beaches on the coast, a 1,000 foot long fishing pier and a large children's playground, there is plenty to do for everyone in the family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanana Family Motel

Address: 700 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5424
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Atlantic Beach
Price Range: $74 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 110
Also Known As:
Oceanana Hotel Atlantic Beach
Oceanana Resort Atlantic Beach
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“At least get a down east renovated room. I can't imagine what the others would be like.”
 of 5 bubbles scottmW9512LB, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, a lot of children on first floor...”
 of 5 bubbles taking50, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no ocean view, floors nasty, carpet was torn and had spills all over it, tub nasty but pier house food was great”
 of 5 bubbles bem61755, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are newly renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles 405tammyc, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the Down East Building if you like it quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles GGSTOYS, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
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