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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Right by the beach so the location was great. The hotel definitely needs some updating and work. The halls were musty and dark. The rooms were decent and fairly clean but damp and musky. I came here on a special deal and would again but I would not come back if I had to pay full price.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had no problems with the room and it was pet friendly. My dog loved our visit to this spot. The beach access was nice and it was a pretty quiet place to stay. The only issue would be the ice machine or lack there of. Ice is available by the bag but its an additional charge.

1Thank Chelsea D
Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 October 2016

A quick break in late September provided excellent weather. After a bit of checking about the exact location of the John Yancey Inn's "Upper Level" or "Interior" rooms (above the breakfast room, accessible by corridor that connects to the Sea Building, including its ramp to the north parking area (there is one step from Sea Building to these rooms). While...

1Thank David M
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My family and I decided to go to the Outer Banks a day early since our beach home was a sun-sun rental. Upon check-in there was a mis-communication of how many people were going to be in the room (booked with a third party) and they only had me listed for 2 people when in fact I had 7 we...

1Thank Tanya444
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We booked this hotel through a third party provider, and we were reminded of that by the hotel staff every time we talked with them. I guess they don't like it when you get a better price elsewhere. A big storm was coming, and per the parking lot I don't think the hotel was full (lots of cancellations in the...

Thank hilaryg1
Levittown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We are from Pennsylvania and had arrived at the hotel literally 12 minutes prior to the 4 p.m. check-in time noted on the booking confirmation. We were denied check in and were told to come back...ok, so I went back in the office 12 minutes later and had wait for better than 10 minutes to be "checked in." Once we...

1Thank Deejer84
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The location of the John Yancey hotel is great -- right on the water! The rooms were just okay. Linens were low-quality, and the sheets weren't the cleanest. Our sheets needed replaced because there was sand still on our original set when we arrived. I'd stay again, but not if I wanted something particularly nice.

Thank Elyse W
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was excited initially after speaking to the lovely lady on the phone who confirmed my room. She was helpful and polite and it was virtually painless to book. When we arrived.. we were surprised it seemed like a different atmosphere. The first thing we noticed when checking in was the lack of advertisement on the sign at the road....

1Thank xlovexmexdearlyx
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very basic rooms and a bit of a rowdy crowd on a Friday evening. Had an oceanfront room which had a great view despite the loud music from next door. Bed was average. Bathroom was average. Free breakfast included albeit too simple.

1Thank Late B
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not one to give really negative reviews, but this was not a good place to stay. It is in DIRE need of a renovation. It looks like something from the 60s, and not in a good way. When we checked in, we were told we could find something "by the phone." There was no phone. When I called the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Breakfast Available
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront motel in the heart of the Outer Banks, NC. Outdoor pool, dune deck, rooms with balconies, FREE breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Address: 2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7761
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: $72 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — John Yancey Oceanfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
John Yancey Oceanfront Hotel Kill Devil Hills
John Yancey Quality Inn
Quality Inn Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills Quality Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn Kill Devil Hills, NC - Outer Banks
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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