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Tar Heel Motel

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Kick off your shoes and relax ole' Nags Head Style at the Tar Heel Motel of the Outer Banks. Walk to the beach, enjoy our pool, grill out in our picnic area. All rooms have microwave, mini-fridge, cable tv and free WiFi. The Tar Heel is in walking distance of restaurants and fishing piers as well as shopping.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Golf Course
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Kitchenette
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

The renovations to the Tar Heel Motel are absolutely fabulous and terrific. We enjoyed our stay there. Since there was a one-time pet fee, we stayed there for three nights and made it our base location instead of moving down the outer banks to other...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank EagleBeagle85
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stayed here for one night before beginning a week-long vacation at an oceanfront home nearby. So we were excited after a two-day drive to finally be in OBX and our stay and this review can be assumed to be slightly biased due to the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank GigglesandGaggles
Management response:Responded 19 October 2018

Thank you for the detailed review, it helps us see where we need to work on our services. With new owners, a new vision and totally renovated motel we had some kinks to work out this season. It is laid back and set up to...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

My husband, 11 year old daughter, and 1 year old Basset Hound stayed at the Tar Heel for 2 nights. Super easy check in and check out. We received a text message when our room was ready and getting in and out of the room...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Erin S
Management response:Responded 19 October 2018

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Tar Heel Motel! We do service rooms if we know the room is empty and pets are out with their owners. Beds now have nice pillow toppers for those that like a softer sleep and can be...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is clean. End of good review. It smells strongly of bleach. The bathroom is so tiny you are claustrophobic. It is way overpriced. The desk clerk disappeared for two hours with no replacement. We booked here because we were under the impression it...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank marytgoodman123
Management response:Responded 19 October 2018

Sorry you did not have the experience you had hoped for and not one that is typical of a stay with us. The king rooms do have small bathrooms with showers only, our double queens have larger baths with tub/shower combo. We do close the...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We usually rent a house in the OBX, but after an email announcement of the newly renovated property and summer specials, we decided to give it a try for a few days. Firstly, the rooms are very nice. King beds (a little too firm for...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank 473frede
Management response:Responded 19 October 2018

Thank you for trying us out, we are happy that you enjoyed your room and stay.

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mistymoonlight01
4 July 2017|
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Response from TarHeel M | Property representative |
Hi Mistymoon, All of us here love pets and we all have pets, we can't bring them to work with us since we are a pet free motel. We have expressed this issue and I'm sure TripAdvisor is doing its best.
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LISA G
13 July 2016|
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Response from TarHeel M | Property representative |
The Tar Heel Motel is not pet friendly. It is across the street from the ocean which is why it's so much cheaper. Less then a five minute walk and the motel has a beach access on the corner of its property. All rooms have... More
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Julian D
7 June 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
About a block. MP 16.5. Easy walk.
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PRICE RANGE
USD 84 - USD 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
tar heel hotel
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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