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Blue Heron Motel

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place isn't the Ritz but it is a wonderful place to stay. The outside is Retro '50's-'60's and the rooms are pure Old Skool Beach Motel. All of the second and third floor rooms come with a beach/water view...the Motel itself is on a few hundred yards off the beach itself--roll out the back hall and up the deck...

Thank Lynnae1993
Cumberland, Kentucky
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We just finished a five nights stay here at the Blue Heron. This was our fourth trip here. The motel is a little older but one of the best and cleanest. All rooms face the ocean and have great views. The second and third floors allow you to see over the dune. Don't hesitate to stay here. We look forward...

2Thank jnwill0
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent location, great view from 2nd and 3rd floor (only a sand dune from the 1st). The price was very good for the area and season, room is clean, beds are comfortable, fridge and microwave are larger than our usual chain motels'. Beach is reasonably clean, was not crowded, pools (3 of them) and hot tub were good size and...

1Thank LaCi W
Rochester NY
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited in April, not peak season.Our room was very reasonable. Motel is right on the beach. It was clean and the people were wonderful. The rooms are very clean , but could use updating. The bedspreads and linens are very old. Bathroom is tile and bright blue, but clean as could be. We enjoyed the location. Very close to...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The Blue Heron is a perfect location. It is right on the beach! The views are awesome. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy. After 10 years of coming here, we have seen many changes, both positive and not so positive. The motel needs more basic maintenance. It is becoming slightly run...

Thank angerose1
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for 10 years. It's super clean and right on the beach. Pools are very clean. But it seems like as the years have on maintenance has taken a hit. Simple things like tightening 2 screws on a door knob or making sure the rooms ready for the next guest are are overlooked. Prices of course...

1Thank racss454
Bernville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed here two different times in one week and it was like staying in two separate motels. The first room we stayed in (35) was very nice. The second (31), not so much. It was in serious need of some TLC. The whole room looked old and outdated from the bathroom fixtures to the furniture. Some I had to...

Thank Michael M
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Okay, when they told me I had to MAIL a check for a deposit, it seemed antiquated. The woman on the phone admitted to being old fashioned. The rooms were just as old fashioned. A metal key on a key chain. The room doors are like a home door with a WINDOW. Not very secure. The bathroom was so small...

Thank RockTIlUDrop
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The Blue Heron Motel was a very pleasant experience. This was our first stay at the Blue Heron Motel but we will definitely stay there again!! The third floor was absolutely the best since it was above the dunes, the view and the sounds of the ocean were fantastic. It is an older hotel that seems to have been recently...

Thank John H
Reviewed 11 May 2016

It seems this motel has been around for decades. It sits just behind the first dune line and is between mile markers 15 and 16. There is a good view of the sunrise from the second and third floors. Sunset would be okay if not for looking across Nags Head...many buildings and wires. The balconies are a nice place to...

Thank Truckie351

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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: $66 - $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 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
#5 Family Hotel in Nags Head
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“From the 3rd floor you can see the bay from the front balcony, and the ocean from the back balcony.”
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“Third floor has the best view of the ocean, but keep in mind there is not an elevator!”
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