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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Have stayed regularly for 20+ years. Wonderful staff, well-maintained rooms. Great ocean-front location. Nice, clean pool. Not luxury, but good value.Small and cozy.Pretty gardens.Always stay in same room,first floor, ocean-front with easy beach access.Good for a short 5 day stay. Will go again.

3Thank Jeanine F
Mooresville, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I was disappointed in Motel which I thought was run down & smelled of bug spray. Had planned on staying longer but didn't find Kitty Hawk much to my liking, a little too much like Myrtle Beach. Happily front desk refunded our money with no hassle. Very nice beach at motel.

Thank LeslieL4
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Our family went to the Outer Banks/Nags Head earlier this month. We stayed at the Islander for 4 days and loved it. It had all the features of staying in a house (we had a room with a kitchen), but the towels and sheets were changed out everyday. It was perfect. The room was slightly dated, but beachy. It was...

1Thank Disbet
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The Islander Motel is a very peaceful and relaxing location. The rooms are very clean, the staff is great and the view of the ocean spectacular. If you just need to get away to unwind, this is the place.

1Thank Billie F
Lexington, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We had a great experience from the first moment we walked into the lobby. The lady at the front desk was super nice and made us feel welcome. She recommended a couple of local (and affordable) restaurants for us to try. The room was a little out dated, but suited our needs perfectly. Our room had 2 double beds, a...

1Thank cluvsbeach
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 20 September 2013

If you like quick access to the beach and aren't too fussy about accommodations, this is the place to make your reservation. I came to Nags Head with no reservations and had a hard to time finding a room anywhere in the area. Luckily The Islander Motel had a room. The only catch: they required a two-night minimum stay (and...

1Thank JDWTraveler
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I just spent three nights at the Islander Motel. Perfect for those seeking a clean, economical place to stay at Nags Head. At the south end of the area, it is away from the hoopla of this vacation mecca. The motel is quiet and well managed. Delightful property with lovely plantings and wooden walkways to the beach. Also a pool...

1Thank Shenandoah3
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We've been staying here for over 20 years. Great staff. Always attentive to guests needs. Wonderful location. Easy access to a wide beach. Convenient to many great restaurants. Grills (and utensils) are available so you can grill out. Lovely pool.

Thank dlk1716
Reviewed 5 July 2013

I booked this room based on some good reviews, lower price, & the fact that we were staying only 2 nights. If you simply want a cheaper place to sleep close to the beach, this is the place. I would not stay again because the whole room seemed damp (even the bed spreads). Our 3rd story deck was encased by...

3Thank TennesseeClark
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 June 2013

After carefully researching and reviewing motels, I chose The Islander Motel for our first stay to the OBX. I was very surprised to even be able to find a room on such short notice (6 days prior to going) during prime vacation season, but thankfully they had some vacancies. I was informed that the only slight inconvenience would be that...

4Thank Butterfly8184

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Islander Motel

Address: 7001 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9125
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $118 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Islander Hotel Nags Head
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Second or third floor if you want a view”
 of 5 bubbles tharris616, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you must view the ocean please be aware of the air conditioners that vent to the balcony. First floor - no ocean view (but our favorite)”
 of 5 bubbles 465phyllisc, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“first floor no elevators”
 of 5 bubbles luckydog42, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Read the website descriptions and then call if you have any questions.”
 of 5 bubbles OldDog618, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have ocean view. Downstairs rooms are more convenient. Both are nice and clean . Some have kitchens. All rooms have fridge and microwave.”
 of 5 bubbles 106jeaninef, 23 Sep 2014 | Read review
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