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Cavalier by the Sea

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Arcola, Illinois
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Our trip to the Outer Banks was met with cool weather and even snow! We arrived on 3/9 and that day was beautiful. We met a photographer there so they could take anniversary pictures of us on the beach as well as up near Avalon Pier. This is an older hotel but well-maintained. We stayed in one of the oceanfront...

2Thank basketsRmine
Outer Banks, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome people here owner and desk staff. Housekeepers were awesome and friendly. One of the best places to stay on the beach not expensive at all.Location is perfect. Beds are very comfortable. Highly recommended

2Thank Beverly O
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I remember staying here with my family when I was young, and in the last few years my mother and I have returned for mother-daughter beach trips. The Cavalier is a quaint, vintage motel. Even 25 years ago I remember thinking it was a little outdated but today it at least has newer appliances and amenities like a flat screen...

2Thank Meredith L
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Cavalier is old style motor inn located right on the beach. Even from the poolside rooms it is just a quick walk along the sidewalk and through the breezeway to the beach. It is a big, clean beach with a gorgeous view of the ocean. You can spot tons of ghost crabs at night with a flashlight and lots of...

Thank zzoaozz
Cambridge, Maryland
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very nice clean room...well maintained old school campy facility knotty pine and basketweave black and white tile but like new! Very nice folks and great coffee at the office in the morning! Price is great and we will go back for a getaway...Ocean front facility ground level walk right out onto beach..why not!

1Thank Vikivale
North Carolina
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We've been staying at the Cavalier for several years and always look forward to seeing the wonderful staff and relaxing on the porch, watching the ocean and the many activities on the beach, or doing a little fishing. We were amazed at how quickly the motel was "guest-ready" after Hurricane Matthew hit. We have visited friends staying in some of...

Thank NCChloe
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had wonderful stay at your place. We stay poolside room. Few items need to be updated. 1. Small folding table for fixing meal or writing. 2. Chair for table 3. Shower rod need to be replace, curve rod would be great. 4. Bedding is out of date. Need to be new style like other hotels. 5. Small items such...

Thank Francie N
Aberdeen, New Jersey
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We recently stayed a few nights at The Cavalier and it was a great experience. If you are looking for The Ritz this is not the place but the view is GORGEOUS and if you get an ocean side room you walk right out on to the sand. The room was very clean and beds comfortable. A little dated but...

1Thank michelle a
Dunn, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is going to be my family's fifth time visiting this hotel. Each year we get a poolside room which is just the right size for my family of 4. The kids loved the playground and the pools. We like how quiet the place is. Every now and then, there would be a few loud visitors but politely asking them...

Thank Shannon B
Dames Quarter, Maryland
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We've been going here for quite a few years. They have treated us very well any request has been met and the staff are very friendly. We are a very large group of between 60 to 80 and this does not phase them. We all know each other by first name staff as well as family. Very enjoyable place to...

Thank dtresente

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your "home away from home" awaits you at The Cavalier By The Sea. Friendly service is our hallmark. We believe at the end of your stay you will be satisfied and refreshed and not quite ready to leave.... and you will find yourself returning year after year as do hundreds of our previous and now regular guests. Cavalier By The Sea offers a family atmosphere. For your enjoyment we have a large swimming pool for adults, a small one for the kiddies and a large play ground equipped with swings, slides, a giant ship for the kids, shuffleboard, volleyball and picnic tables. We have comfortable rooms with queen and double beds, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. We also have efficiencies and two & three-bedroom cottages including living room, kitchen, and bath completely furnished for light housekeeping. You will be right on the ocean and have only a few feet to walk to enjoy it to your heart's content whether it be swimming, wading, sun bathing or surfcasting. Or if you prefer not to walk at all, enjoy watching the ocean from your front porch in our very popular ocean front rooms which, unlike most "ocean front" rooms, sit right on the beach with no dunes to block your view. We are located on the "Ocean Side" of Virginia Dare Trail (Hwy. 12) at the 8.5 mile post, diagonally across from Wright Memorial Monument and opposite the Port O'Call Restaurant. Located in the center of the Outer Banks beaches, we provide a convenient place to make your headquarters while taking short trips to other points of interest in the area, such as Roanoke Island, Hatteras and Ocracoke. Golf courses, fishing piers, deep sea, sound and inlet fishing centers, souvenir shopping, and recreational areas are readily accessible. We are open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cavalier by the Sea

Address: 601 S Virginia Dare Trl, PO Box 385, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7737
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: $46 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 53
Also Known As:
Cavalier Motel Kill Devil Hills
Cavalier Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Cavalier By The Sea Kill Devil Hills, NC - Outer Banks
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#5 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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“best views oceanside, fastest internet middle of the back row of poolside rooms”
zzoaozz, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book early for Oceanfront walk out”
Vikivale, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling with a pet, you'll need a poolside room, but the oceanfront rooms are definitely more fun and relaxing.”
NCChloe, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“GET AN OCEAN FRONT ROOM oh and its semi pet friendly meaning they have pet friendly rooms!”
michellea238, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Each room has their own private parking spot in front of each room.”
ShannonB931, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
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