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Drewryville
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Glad other people have liked their stay with this hotel but its not a place I wanna go back. We were at this hotel on fourth of July week & we will never stay here again. Front desk girl was very nice which was a plus but upon getting to our room there was a huge roach in the bath... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia, Usa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013

The motel in great need of TLC, it was nasty in the outdoor areas, the beds were very uncomfortable, it needs some updating. The doors were extremely heavy and hard to open, it is in a very great need of some updating. The floor seemed rather nasty and the lightling was poor in the room.

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Wytheville, Virginia
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013

The Owens' Motel was a perfect place to stay for our short stay in Nags Head. Our room was clean and very spacious for a beach motel. We did not stay oceanfront, but we where just across the street. The hotel was centrally located, easy getting to and from places in the town. This hotel has a great pool and... More 

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Ephrata, PA
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2013

I was pleasantly surprised by our one night stay at the Owens Hotel. The room was just a quick walk to the a beautiful beach and the room was clean, had a brand new air conditioner and very comfortable beds. I was surprised because I had read reviews on Trip Advisor before we went and I wasn't sure what to... More 

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Birmingham
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We stayed for two nights at the Owen's Motel while exploring OBX. We rang up and booked over the phone and asked about the various rooms. We decided upon the ones with ocean views. Upon arrival, the helpful lady in reception speedily checked us in and gave us our room key. Our room was number 9 on the 2nd floor.... More 

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4 Thank pacmania1982
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2013 via mobile

We visited the area for a long weekend to explore OBX, and found the Owens Motel to be clean, welcoming, accommodation. Rate seemed a bit expensive given the limited amenities; however, most lodging in OBX is pricier than other NC locales. We stayed in the single-story building across the street, which was quiet and convenient. The rooms are dated; however,... More 

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Cambridge, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I have never stayed in a worse place. This hotel is dirty, bug infested and disgusting. Please avoid this place at all costs! I ave never seen such a crappy place! The pictures quaint, but believe me it is far from quaint, it is gross! Do not stay here!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

I was surprised by the blue painted paneling, the white wicker furniture, and the truly tiny bathroom. I was more surprised at the stench that hit me when I opened the refrigerator to unload our cooler. We were given the opportunity to switch rooms or switch refrigerators with the room next door. Since we had already moved in, we thought... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I love this motel. I have never stayed across the street, and never will. Nothing against it other than the fact that I stay at Owen's because I can walk out of my door and hit sand, and then water immediately. I always stay in the beach front condos, so I can't vouch for the regular rooms. Condos are nice.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owens Motel is a family owned and operated motel that is located on the beach in South Nags Head. Clean, cozy rooms at affordable rates. Where families, fishermen, golfers and bikers are always welcome. Accomodations include oceanfront efficiencies, oceanside rooms, westside courtyard and westside rooms. The oceanfront barbeque grill and picnic are a favorite spot. Located directly across from the beach road, you'll find our clean, refreshing swimming pool. Daily maid service, air conditioning and cable TV are part of the ammenities that will make your stay memorable. The motel is located in the center of it all. Close to the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pirates Cove Fishing Center, Jennettes Pier, Tanger Outlet Mall, Jockey Ridge State Park, The NC Aquarium, Elizabethan Gardens, Historic Manteo and the Lost Colony. Owens Restaurant, a AAA Three Diamond Award Restaurant is right next door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Owens' Motel

Address: 7115 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9127
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $181 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Owens' Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Owens` Hotel Nags Head
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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“There are rooms close to the office nearer the beach. We were across the road in a scary place.”
 of 5 bubbles 516Judy, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“3 buildings: One is a 4-story true oceanfront; one is a one-story "ocean-side" ; the third building is across the street, & has bug problem.”
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“There are two buildings one on the beach one across the street.”
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“only a few beach/ocean view rooms up-front, majority is motel style grouped in a courtyard”
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“Do not stay there”
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