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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We hunt in the area, have boat, truck, etc. So want something close to where we hunt and with hot water, bed, and heat. It had all those. Stayed two years in a row during Dec and January. No real problems, stayed in worse. Would not take my wife or kids unless no other option. 15 miles more and you...

Thank McKie G
Harbinger, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Parking lot is a huge pothole full of rainwater. Room is musty. Rust around the tub I could take, but get out of the shower and grab a towel to find it is covered in stains -- looks like someone washed their car's tire rims with it! TV -- has a built in VHS player! Ahhhh! Wifi he says. Ha....

Thank buddhangela
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

As other people have said its a DUMP.labour day weekend and we needed somewhere after a long drive was'nt clean but gave me clean sheets to puto the bed .the guy said the card machine was out of order we paid cash Foolishly we did. he said we could plck the recipit when we left but we told him we...

9Thank schultz95
Reviewed 16 June 2013

NIGHTMARE!!!!! Upon arrival the room has a stale air smell then we unpacked cracked a beer and looked for a cup to drink shots out of all the dishes were filthy... gross. And there was a rock solid cup of old bay seasoning in the.cabinet probably to cover the wretched stench coming from the walls and floor. We opened the...

5Thank hoteljunki
Newport Blues
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Its dead on the highway behind an Indian girl? tobacco store sign/store? . Not crowded. ok maybe some paints peelin off. Maybe it aint th hilton.............BUT ! !!!!!!!!!!!! THE DUDE IN THE LOBBY/office showed me his pet Turtles & the front desk handed me a light bulb to replace the one that went out. I could then see in th...

4Thank DanThTravelXspurt
Reviewed 20 August 2012

I will preface this review by saying that I'm a flexible traveler who rarely complains! If I could give this place a "zero" I would. We stayed at Sea Oats on Friday, August 10, 2012, in hopes of not getting stuck in traffic to the Outer Banks on Saturday. Considering the price, we certainly didn't expect luxury. What we got...

7Thank mdpooh
Greenville, PA
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We've been vacationing in the Outer Banks for the last ten years...We've stayed here the past four years on the way to the Outer Banks....yes it is outdated and yes the office smells bad (but you're not sleeping in the office). The rooms are smoking rooms... The rooms are clean but yes there are rust stains in the bathroom...Someone also...

1Thank MaggieS1234
New York, NY
Reviewed 5 July 2012

My husband and 6 month old twins were going to stay there while on our drive to the outer banks. The plan was to get there around 3am and stay until check out so that we could get to our beach house with in the late afternoon. My expectations was that it was going to be a basic bare bones...

2Thank HankWil74
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 28 May 2012

After checking out the reviews here, I went ahead and booked one night as a stop on my way to OBX. The price was very low and I appreciated that, but I couldn't wait to get out of there. Thank goodness I arrived late and left early. The ceiling in the room looked like it was going to fall down;...

1Thank travelbuddy22
Greenville, PA
Reviewed 28 June 2011

We've stayed here the past three years now as part of our trip to the Outer Banks and will stay again next year. They have updated/replaced the flooring and some other things in the rooms. Very comfortable, clean and reasonably priced. Definitely has become part of our tradition of going to OBX.

1Thank MaggieS1234

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean & comfortable accommodations for the budget minded person. We have single, double & efficiency style rooms and are located only minutes from the NC Outer Banks beaches! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Oats Motel

Address: 112 N River Dr, Jarvisburg, NC 27947-9500
Region: United States > North Carolina > Jarvisburg
Price Range: $56 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Plenty of parking!”
 of 5 bubbles mckieg, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dont set foot on the place”
 of 5 bubbles schultz95, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
“get one with a door on it”
 of 5 bubbles DanThTravelXspurt, 22 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Don't take room 6!”
  • cherry pit/chicken bone/dirt on floor
  • mouse droppings on nightstand
  • air conditioner filter coated with dust/dirt
  • dirt on and around tub
  • stains/mold/mildew on ceiling
  • mold/mildew around tub
  • shower curtain
  • mold/mildew on shower curtain
 of 5 bubbles mdpooh, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
“If you want a good room, stay someplace else”
 of 5 bubbles HankWil74, 5 Jul 2012 | Read review
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