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Tar Heel Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

we found this little gem on our honey moon on the way back from south Carolina. we love that its right across from the beach the pool is always clean. the rooms are clean. have an older style, but they are remodeling each room one at a time. anytime we had a problem they were right there to fix it...

1Thank stixies67
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We just stayed in this awesome mote and we really liked it, it didn't rape our wallet and so we had plenty of money to spend on the Tanger Outlets that are only walking distance away from the motel. Everything is so close and walking distance, very clean and spacious rooms. They don't have wifi, or even a room telephone...

Thank Angie C
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were visiting obx with family, but their unit was full so we booked a room in the Tar Heel. We booked the least expensive room as we were not planning on spending much time in there anyway. The room definitely had a musty smell which we attempted to remedy with some odo-ban. The best way to describe the place...

2Thank Jeremy W
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Clean, great service, old school style, all at a very fair price. Extra towels, no charge! We read the reviews and they were true (except the bad ones!). This place is great and the folks at the desk were friendly and helpful. The pool was super-clean, and the beach across the street is lovely.

Thank alex k
Oxford, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 July 2015

My family and I stayed for the weekend recently. What a great place to stay. The room was super clean and very nice. Large space for our big family plus a roll away bed. Great location as it's across from the beach. Perfectly located with anice place to eat beside it and an outlet mall behind it. Lots of grass...

Thank KristineOW
Thomasville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 July 2015

My family and I have been to this motel numerous of times. Public beach access across the road. Clean rooms and comfy beds. Great price for the room. Ice and vending close to the room. Clean pool and seating around the pool. Shopping center close by. Jeannette's Pier is just up the road.

Thank Flowerbutterfly7
Newport, Michigan
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Older hotel, cheap for the location, easy to get to the beach right across the street. We spent most of our time out exploring the area or on the beach was not really in the room very much so it worked for us. Pool was clean had a nice sitting area around it.

Thank Nan6519
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

The smell, oh dear, the smell. The price is fantastic, but that smell was so bad we won't be back. I'm not sure what it was or where it was coming from. Sewage? Restaurant that was next door? Oh my gosh!

Thank Kallieree1
High Point, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Pros: LOW cost. This is the #1 reason we booked it. Low prices in fantastic location. Seriously, I can overlook a lot for that! Easy to book Comfy beds and pillows Clean Housekeeping comes by once, so being early risers, we were out of the room by 10 a.m. for them to clean. They did a good job. Soda and...

Thank ditzymudgirl
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Outter Banks for our anniversary. The room was ok. And I mean just ok. We had read the reviews and understood that it was across the street from the beach which was ok considering the price. And you definitely get what you pay for. It's an older hotel which I usually love! I...

Thank Danjen6

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tar Heel Motel

Address: 7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $91 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Tar Heel Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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“Rooms on the poolside had bigger parking lot.”
buggin00, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool are better.”
94AngieC, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else. Inexpensive for the area, but still too expensive for the quality.”
642tims, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Bring a power strip. Being an old motel there are very few electric outlets for today's demands”
KennyC452, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Wifi did not work unless you set your laptop on the table as close to the window as possible and then it was shaky at best. Not impressed”
da120757, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
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