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    Tar Heel Motel

    7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    USD 126*
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good25%
    • Average19%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Restaurant
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 91 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We planned a last minute trip to the beach and were pleased to find the Tar Heel Motel a reasonable place to stay. My husband likes to stay at Hamptons, but even he was pleased with the Tar Heel. It is right across the street...More

    Thank shyannie7
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 1 week ago

    We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope for you to become a regular guest!

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    I stay here every time I go to the Outer Banks. It's a small family owned motel. No frills but clean and friendly. Great location not far from the beach and fishing piers and you can cook your catch onsite.

    Thank Althea G
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 29 September 2016

    Thank you! We love seeing guests every year, they become family!

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    The positive, excellent location in Nagshead central to everything and across street from ocean/beach, microwave, mini fridge, spacious. The actual motel, Incredibly dated, slight odor, burned out light bulbs, not clean, never turned cold water knob and had barely warm water no matter time of...More

    Thank Debbiep04
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 5 June 2017

    The Tar Heel is dated as we have expressed many times. We are as some refer to as a "Real Retro Find". The Tar Heel is the perfect motel for those nostalgic for simpler times, beach fun with family, surfing and fishing with friends. The...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

    Not bad if you can handle a motel room for 1 night. More spacious than another place (Driftin something) my husband & I stayed at. Located next to a restaurant & it's walking distance to the beach right across the street.

    Thank Debbie G
    Reviewed 18 May 2017

    I just loved this place....old fashioned, still use an actual key, plus there's a plastic thingie near the door which the owner uses to show you the check-out time. Owners are friendly and very helpful. I checked in late and the owner helped me find...More

    Thank philandcarolyn
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel MotelResponded 19 May 2017

    We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you stay with us again on your next trip to OBX.

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 89 - USD 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Coast >
    • Outer Banks >
    • Nags Head
    • Also Known As
    • Tar Heel Hotel
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    mistymoonlight01
    4 July 2017|
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    Response from NC_Islander_12 | 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 NC_Islander_12 | 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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    "All quiet area, one level. Don't care about room and wanting to spend money on OBX experience, tolerable."
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    "Rooms on the poolside had bigger parking lot."
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    "Rooms by the pool are better."
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    "Go somewhere else. Inexpensive for the area, but still too expensive for the quality."
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