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Reviewed 28 August 2012

Don't ike this place.rooms are too old. Need to be reneewed. The emplacement is good but it's better to be on ocean side. Barbecue place is so minimal.carpet smells, windows are locked, beds are trampoline.

Thank vmagbis
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We stayed in unit 12 oceanfront and could have not been more pleased. Keep in mind we are beach lovers and this is right on the dunes! If you hate sand..stay at home. The room was very clean and recently renovated with ceramic tile, furniture and a very comfortable bed. DO NOT LET THE OUTSIDE PICS FOOL YOU..It is very...

7Thank Coast929
owensnagshead, Manager at Owens' Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at Owens and taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear you loved our oceanfront rooms with a kitchenette and oceanfront balcony. We feel it is a wonderful Nags Head experience from times gone by. Thanks again and we hope you will return to Owens!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2012

This motel is older and doesn't have the most up-to-date furnishings, but it is clean and comfortable, and the the price was much lower than any other hotel along Nag's Head/Kitty Hawk. Our room came with a microwave and small fridge. It's withing walking distance of Jennette's Pier and a couple of restaurants. With the exception of a very noisy...

6Thank billanlo
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 June 2012

We had a one night stay here in June of 2012. My son had never stayed in a motel and we were on a road trip with a stop to see the outdoor drama, The Lost Colony. Owens Motel is very close to the play and fits nicely into a road trip budget. The room was very clean and the...

4Thank RickCammer
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I stayed here for 1 night back in May 2011. It was certainly well priced compared to other hotels. It was extremely dated and old. I was paranoid about what bugs I might find but didn't see any. It is right on the beach and they appear to have some rooms that face onto the beach but I wasn't in...

3Thank kb4003
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Owens is everything that everyone has already said. Clean, great location, great prices, great staff. The person who freaked about the "roach" -- welcome to the South! We call those waterbugs and if Owens sprayed enough pesticide to kill every waterbug, we'd die in our beds there. I wish they would put screens on the windows. They were all painted...

4Thank ghengiscon
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 26 August 2011

We stay here the Friday night before our rental in the Waves area on Saturday and really like the place. Realize that the property is not new, and is located on a beach and across the street from a beach. You are here for the beach and or fishing one would assume. Enjoy the area and the great restaurant right...

3Thank babaorielly
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2011

We stayed at Owens Motel for 5 nights with our two sons (6, 1) after ditching our plans to camp due to the extreme heat. We were able to secure a room through Expedia for an extremely reasonable rate and were thrilled to have close beach access...literally just across the road. The motel is broken up into a few different...

1Thank travel_chaos
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 20 July 2011

My wife and I booked Owens' because of the price and it had good reviews on Tripadvisor. We stayed in a queen bedroom across the street by the restaurant. The room was overall clean, but the shower was small and the bed only had the comforter on it. Enjoyed the location and it helped us with our budget as we...

1Thank DylCarFin
Windsor, North Carolina
Reviewed 6 July 2011

My husband and I live about an hour and a half away from Nags Head and we really like to go down to the beach for a weekend every month or so. We booked kind of last minute and considering it was July 4th weekend, not many places had rooms left. Owens had a room for our 3 night stay...

Thank kbarnhillrn

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  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • 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: $100 - $249 (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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