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Blue Heron Motel

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Like another traveler, Blue Heron saved us when the Bonner Bridge was closed following hurricane Matthew. Although much of the staff had not been able to get there, they provided a clean room and bath and a warm welcome. We didn't use the amenities but I would certainly like the opportunity to return and let the owners know how very...

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were heading to vacation at Frisco but had to stay at Nags Head due to the Dare County road closures following hurricane Matthew aftermath. We've chosen to stay at this motel and we certainly didn't regret it. Super friendly and helpful staff, beautiful views from both sides of the room (one to ocean and one to the sound), big...

Thank Windy_Al
Greensboro, NC
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you want to experience the beach the way it was decades ago, this is the place! If you don't mind climbing stairs, a third-floor room will give you a lovely view of the water with no one above you. The screen door to the balcony lets you experience the sound of the waves all night long, and there's a...

Thank Daffodil7404
Collingwood, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2016

an amazing view the carrituck sound out the front, the ocean out the back ..balcony right at the ocean ..you can leave the windows open and hear the waves 3 pools, 2 outdoor, 1 indoor as well the hottub is indoor, the only negative is no breakfast ..but there were fridges in the room, you could go to the grocery...

Thank debby m
Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights over a weekend and found the Blue Heron a perfect spot for a quiet getaway. Our room was very clean, the carpet looked relatively new, the towels and linens were more than acceptable. The staff was friendly and very helpful. Pool was awesome as were the views from our third floor room. The hotel was booked,...

Thank flamingoteacher
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Back again for another week at the Blue Heron. This time we were able to reserve a room on the third floor with a full kitchen and king bed. For two adults, the space was very comfortable. We tend to cook all of our meals, and the space was adequate with a full size refrigerator, full sink, microwave, large table/4...

2Thank PeacockGP
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My boyfriend and I were very happy with our stay at Blue Heron! The motel was budget-friendly at less than $200 a night while also being oceanfront with an excellent ocean view. We loved the balcony and ate all our meals there and woke up early to watch the sunset (and the surfers)! The motel room itself was clean, although...

2Thank caniac59
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It is a very clean and quaint motel. We met two different families during our stay at The Blue Heron, who had been repeat customers for 25 plus years. I found that to be very impressive. Staff is top notch, friendly, and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Karen S
Morris, Illinois
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

While on a motorcycle trip of the OBX we saw the vacancy sign at this place and stopped in. The only room available was on the 3rd floor but the place looked nice and we were tired of riding. So very happy we took the room! The views from the private, ocean view balcony were worth the climb! And room...

1Thank Cvogue
Mechanicsville, Virginia
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is our 3rd and possibly last trip to the Blue Heron. In the past, our room has been completely clean upon arrival and well maintained. Neither of these things were true upon arrival this time. The hotel still offers a great price and the staff is friendly, but we've been turned off by the lack of cleanliness. We'll look...

Thank Christine D

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Blue Heron Motel

Address: 6811 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9121
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $65 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Blue Heron Hotel Nags Head
Blue Heron Nags Head
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
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“The third floor has a great view and no one above you”
 of 5 bubbles Daffodil7404, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the third floor rooms have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles 883debbym, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“From the 3rd floor you can see the bay from the front balcony, and the ocean from the back balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles PeacockGP, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Third floor has the best view of the ocean, but keep in mind there is not an elevator!”
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 of 5 bubbles caniac59, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Families are best on the 1st floor...”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnae1993, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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