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North Caroliona
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Needed a place due to business trip in OBX.....It was Clean..comfy bed....Friendly owners...right on the beach....very reasonable...will rent for 1 night if you need it.....close to the pier and restaurants!

1Thank photogirlnc
New Castle, VA
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is a Trip A (AAA) rated motel and dates back I recall to the 1940s with all of the atmosphere and construction characteristics of motels representing that era. It is on The National Historic Register. The rooms are clean although some might think they are very outdated however for me that just adds to the charm. If you want...

Thank mountainskytop
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Understanding that this hotel is on the National Historic Registry, it is still extremely in need of a good renovation. The pinewood walls and ceiling didn't really bother me, although it did feel a bit claustrophobic, but this is an old seaside hotel. I certainly did not expect an expensive upscale hotel, however the whole place just felt dirty. For...

2Thank Kim C
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I stayed with my husband we have stayed at many hotels not many motels when I first drove up I did not like the pool so far away from the rooms basically in the parking lot! And the rooms I don't think have been remodeled since 1970! Right down to the bathroom rusty sink n old old old decor I...

1Thank Susan R
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at the Sea Foam Motel. The efficiency was perfect size. The staff were more than accommodating It was a quick walk from our door to the beach. The outside pool thatvthey have was very clean and perfect temperature. We will definitely be back again.

1Thank Dan H
Manassas, Virginia
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I got room 51, which is considered a "cottage" (Goldie). It is attached to the hotel, in between the pool and the beach. It's a 2 bedroom with a big kitchen and a nice screened in back porch with a clothes line which was great for hanging out wet beach towels and swimwear. It is an old hotel with a...

2Thank Traveler247_12
Reviewed 22 August 2014

First time here and I have very little to say negatively. Motel is old and could stand some renovations. Our room #8, was dated, as I imagine they all are. The room was clean, ac was cold, TV and fridge worked fine. This was a surprisingly quiet place given all the families staying there. Slept like a rock, bed was...

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

This older motel is right on the beach. We have a two bed efficiency we every thing we need ! It is more cabin rustic, but for the price , I'm fine with that ! The management is very nice. Dolphins were swimming so close to the beach, the pool is clean, the room is quiet. Completely happy for the...

1Thank Mitzim06
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We decided at last minute to stay one night in Nags Head for much needed getaway. We stayed here 25 years ago with our sons who were very young and my husband was building a dental practice and couldn't take a week off. When I called,the gentleman was so helpful. Though we couldn't get a Fri-Sun rm. he had a...

1Thank Slbok
New Milford, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 August 2014

This by far was the best trip I have been on in many years. Loved this motel, for its retro feel. Not fancy but clean and convienent to restaurants and of course the beach. I will be returning next summer.

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Additional Information about Sea Foam Motel

Address: 7111 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9127
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $83 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
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“Ocean front on the top floor was great, ocean level there is no view to the ocean, dunes are too high to see over. Recommend 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles texandann, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor facing the water”
 of 5 bubbles olddw, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For an ocean view room, request ocean front 2nd floor. OF 1st floor rooms views of the ocean are blocked by the protective dunes.”
 of 5 bubbles YMINIowa, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only been once, stayed on top floor to left.”
 of 5 bubbles rheandal, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no bad room here. You came to the beach and every single room is a short, and I mean very short walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles donnier82, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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