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Tar Heel Motel

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7010 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9124 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Golf Course
Breakfast included
2.5 Star accommodation
Oct. 7Oct. 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewstext messagewalking distancebeach accessnice poolroom was cleanold schoolrefrigerator and microwavestay there againwater pressureobxpier
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night before beginning a week-long vacation at an oceanfront home nearby. So we were excited after a two-day drive to finally be in OBX and our stay and this review can be assumed to be slightly biased due to the...More

Thank GigglesandGaggles
Reviewed August 18, 2018

My husband, 11 year old daughter, and 1 year old Basset Hound stayed at the Tar Heel for 2 nights. Super easy check in and check out. We received a text message when our room was ready and getting in and out of the room...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

we had 2 days in a row with no maid service. The person at the front desk was extremely rude and confrontational when we complained about the lack of service. The past standards of this motel have not been upheld by the new owners.

2  Thank LindaG4748
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This place is clean. End of good review. It smells strongly of bleach. The bathroom is so tiny you are claustrophobic. It is way overpriced. The desk clerk disappeared for two hours with no replacement. We booked here because we were under the impression it...More

1  Thank marytgoodman123
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We usually rent a house in the OBX, but after an email announcement of the newly renovated property and summer specials, we decided to give it a try for a few days. Firstly, the rooms are very nice. King beds (a little too firm for...More

1  Thank fred e
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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 ...More free WiFi. The Tar Heel is in walking distance of restaurants and fishing piers as well as shopping. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Golf Course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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On the Beach
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US$110 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Tar Heel Hotel
United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
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Pool & Beach (3)
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July 4, 2017|
Response from TarHeel M | Property representative |
Hi Mistymoon, All of us here love pets and we all have pets, we can't bring them to work with us since we are a pet free motel. We have expressed this issue and I'm sure TripAdvisor is doing its best.
July 12, 2016|
Response from TarHeel M | Property representative |
The Tar Heel Motel is not pet friendly. It is across the street from the ocean which is why it's so much cheaper. Less then a five minute walk and the motel has a beach access on the corner of its property. All rooms have... More
Julian D
June 6, 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
About a block. MP 16.5. Easy walk.
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"All quiet area, one level. Don't care about room and wanting to spend money on OBX experience, tolerable."
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