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Cavalier by the Sea

601 S Virginia Dare Trl PO Box 385, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7737
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#7 of 20 hotels in Kill Devil Hills

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.

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John C wrote a review Apr. 2021
Winston Salem, North Carolina4 contributions1 helpful vote
This was our second stay here. Last time we stayed in a pool view room. This time we stayed in an ocean front efficiency room. The rooms are old, but they are very clean. With covid going on we brought our own cleaner with us and found no dirt when we cleaned. Staff is very friendly and always asking if you need anything. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Walter O wrote a review Mar. 2021
Severn, North Carolina160 contributions9 helpful votes
Great Stay As Always ! Oceanfront room with no dune obstruction. Best off season rates in town. Older motel but clean and friendly staff. always a great experience !! Can't wait until next trip !! Thanks !!
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Date of stay: February 2021
Donna Tate wrote a review Feb. 2021
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We have stayed here numerous times always late February or early May, and each visit has been excellent. We’ve stayed in the cottages when we’ve brought our dog and stay oceanfront otherwise. This is REAL oceanfront, seriously right on the beach. Step outside your room to a covered porch and step off your porch onto the sand. Beautiful part of the beach! The rooms are vintage (which we enjoy) and very clean. The kitchenette has all you need. The tv is rather small, but no big deal. The beds are not the most comfortable but I’ve slept on worse. We always bring our own pillows. The ones in this room were like cement bags. Again, we had our own so no problem. We love it here and hope to come back many more times. The office lady is very friendly and accommodating if you want an extra blanket, or whatever. It is very clear why Cavalier by the Sea has been here for so long. We love it!
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Date of stay: February 2021
Room Tip: Schedule well in advance if you want oceanfront. If you have little ones who want to swim or...
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PathfinderMark wrote a review Nov. 2020
Laurel, Maryland123 contributions31 helpful votes
It is a simple clean looking motel that does not disappoint. We loved the full and well stocked kitchen! Full sized refrigerator & freezer, 4-burner stove and oven too! Shower was small but hot and refreshing. COVID-19 safety measures are clearly communicated and practiced with bleach for dishes and no contact daily services among other things. Couches are leather, beds are full sized. Beach access behind hotel a nice plus!
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
coachliston wrote a review Nov. 2020
Haymarket, Virginia605 contributions54 helpful votes
A no frills older motel, but covered all the bases. Very clean, and COVID practices were in place. My only complaint was the pillows, next time we will take our own. The 2 bedroom cottage was perfect for my wife , my 10 yr old granddaughter, & myself. Great location, we will be back for another visit.
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Date of stay: November 2020
US$70 - US$1,128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cavalier by the Sea
Which popular attractions are close to Cavalier by the Sea?
Nearby attractions include The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery (0.4 km), Stop-N-Shop Beach Shop (0.4 km), and KDH Cooperative Gallery and Studios (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cavalier by the Sea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Cavalier by the Sea?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
Is parking available at Cavalier by the Sea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cavalier by the Sea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Duck Donuts, Slice Pizzeria, and Captain George's Seafood Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Cavalier by the Sea?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Cavalier by the Sea?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Cavalier by the Sea?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wright Brothers National Memorial (0.5 km) and Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station #7 (6.5 km).
Does Cavalier by the Sea have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.