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    Tar Heel Motel

    7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent37%
    • Very good24%
    • Average18%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a prime location and the room was a great price, however the bed was SO uncomfortable that I slept better the following night camping in my hammock. The room was clean, but the mattresses need to be updated please. Otherwise the stay was...More

    Thank Megan R
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel Motel

    We are sorry to hear you did not sleep well! We have been systematically replacing mattresses every year. However, we do use firm mattresses and offer foam overlays on request. I am glad that otherwise the price of the room and cleanliness met your expectations.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Just stayed for an overnight. Pretty clean , friendly staff , good location. That said , the Tar Heel Motel was quite dated , very 70's and in need of some modernization. It's OK and inexpensive for the area but doesn't measure up to some...More

    Thank Richard R
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel Motel

    True, The Tar Heel has all the character of an old seaside motel you would expect in the 70's. We do have 32" flat screen TVs with cable and free WiFi. We do our best to stay affordable without sacrificing cleanliness and hospitality so everyone...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

    We went to Outer Banks for the first time with our 6 y.o. and 3 y.o. for a week long trip. This hotel was a bit of a gamble on my part because I like all the fancy ammenities and this place didn't seem to...More

    Thank Stephanie S
    Response from NC_Islander_12, Manager at Tar Heel Motel

    Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to having you all back and hope you make us your home away from home.

    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 Motel

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

    Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

    In hindsight I agree with most of the reviews I read. This motel would be ideal for someone who doesn't plan to spend a lot of time in the room. The room I stayed in needs work. The nightstand had drill holes in it, a...More

    Thank Chanel F
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • USD 66 - USD 110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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    LISA G
    pet friendly? ocean side hotel…fridge?
    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
    how far is this motel from jeanettes pier
    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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    "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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    "Bring a power strip. Being an old motel there are very few electric outlets for today's demands"
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