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Blue Heron Motel

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Bellevue, Nebraska
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a 3 floor motel on the beach. There is no elevator. You cannot see the beach or the ocean on the 1st floor due to a large sand dune between your room and the beach. You can see the ocean and part of the beach on the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor allows you the best view of...

2Thank Nebraskasnowbird
United States
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I did not expect luxury when I booked a room here and I knew there was no elevator. Fortunately, It was clean, but very dated and a bit shabby. The shower head was pulled loose from the wall and the water pressure is almost non-existent. The clock was broken A lamp could be turned on only by plugging it in...

2Thank WhereToNext5050
West Augusta, Virginia
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We have found our "new" spot to stay on the ocean. The Blue Heron was clean and spacious and perfect for a few nights away. Old school Nags Head and the staff was very friendly. Stay on the 3rd floor for great ocean and sound views!

Thank Kasey R
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights on the third floor (sorry, no elevator, but the view is worth it!). All of the rooms face the ocean and have balconies. The rooms are very spacious and clean and the beds are comfortable. The decor may be a bit dated, but the property is well maintained. There are fridges and microwaves in...

Thank Luvsummer5104
Selma, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Recently stayed at the Blue Heron for 3 nights. It was our first time here and we enjoyed everything about it. The staff treats you like family, room was spotless on arrival and re cleaned each day by housekeeping. We stayed in room 2 on the first floor and could see and hear the ocean just a few steps from...

2Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

This is my third trip to the Blue Heron- it's one of my favorite places to go. I love the quaint ness of it; however it is in dire need of upgrading. We were on the 2ND floor. The shower has literally no pressure, the towels are like sandpaper the room stunk and the windows were sweating. everything in the...

1Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

I've been down several several times over the 20 something years and I have yet to be disappointed with anything at all . I love that it's right off the ocean, three different pools, a hot tub, that they have both the efficiency and regular rooms and most importantly quit .

1Thank Brooke W
Athens, West Virginia
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I originally booked 5 nights and added another once I arrived. The location could not be beat, employees and guests were very friendly. True it is old, but it was very clean and safe. The drain on the tub did not work and the air conditioner was loud, but I considered these a small price to pay. Hope to return...

2Thank Dynamica_duo
Cumberland, Kentucky
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This was the third trip for us to the Blue Heron Motel and once again it was excellent. Although this is an older motel, it is one of the cleanest. The staff is great! You can't beat the location because it is close to everything. My wife are looking forward to staying here again and highly recommend it to everyone!

1Thank jnwill0
Kent, Ohio
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The Blue Heron is a very wonderful place to stay. We very surprised to find we where so close to the ocean. We very impressed to be find such southern hospitaly from check in to check out. Room (2) was very neat, and keep clean thur our stay, nice to have 2 door and be able to walk right to...

2Thank Gracegross55

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • 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 - $173 (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!”
  • View from balcony.
 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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