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Gloucester Point, Virginia
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We usually stay at a nearby local family run motel. As they were closed for the season, we chose to stay at Surf Side Hotel.. This stay was wonderful!! The staff were so pleasant and helpful in every way. Everyone bent over backwards to make our stay the best possible. I will definitely stay here again.

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Well thank you so much for choosing us. We are also and have been for over 30 years a family owned hotel. Let us know if there is anything more we could do to make your next stay even more wonderful. Looking forward to having you back.

Glen Allen, Virginia
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I just completed another great stay at this hotel! The staff is attentive and friendly. The service is great. My room was beautiful, clean and comfortable. Every room has a balcony. So no matter which room you're in, you'll be able to see and hear the ocean. I recommend this hotel to everyone. It's a great place to stay!

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Welcome back and thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on being consistent and continuing to improve our guests' experiences. And yes, every room has a view and you can't beat the close proximity we are to the beach, right on it. Thank you for the beautiful photos from the balcony as well and we look forward to your...

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Clean and large suite. Two balconies and what a view !! Listening to the ocean at night and the staff was so great and friendly. Can't wait to go back and you can be sure we will go to Surf Side. They have rooms with lofts as well as efficiency apartments.

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us here at Surf Side Hotel and we'd love to hear if there is anything more we can do to make your next stay even more enjoyable.

Reviewed 7 December 2015

We had a long weekend to celebrate another anniversary. We usually would go to VA Beach, but this time we wanted somewhere different. I had never been to Nags Head before so we took a chance. Surf Side was excellent. Cozy, warm and friendly lobby full of Christmas decor and scents. Personnel was friendly and took great care of us....

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

There is nothing better than afternoon socials in our lobby this time of the year. The staff always does a beautiful job decorating every year. Thank you for being apart of it and thank you for choosing Surf Side Hotel.

Chester, Virginia
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Although it rained the whole time we were there, the staff, the view and the amenities helped us to still have a wonderful stay. We had not been to Surf Side in quite a number of years, only because we now have dogs. Since my husband and I were coming by ourselves this time, we decided to visit our favorite...

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you from all the staff here at the Surf Side, where our family friendly atmosphere will never change.

Roanoke, West Virginia
Reviewed 5 December 2015

We visited in May of 2015. We had no reservations as we were unsure what area we would want to stay in for doing lighthouse photographs. We stayed here our second night of the trip and decided to stay two additional nights because this was such a nice facility. Surfside is ocean front with a nice walkway to the beach....

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and for choosing Surf Side as your choice of accommodations. We are centrally located to all the outer Banks has to offer for sightseeing, restaurants, shopping and activities. Thank you for the photos as well, they are breathtaking.

Ocean City, Md USA
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

If you are in the Nagshead area this is the place. I may have already reviewed it in the past due to myself staying here since 1994! It's now tradition for our annual girls trip to stay here. We think that's been 8+ years anyway what great upgrades this year. The beds, the linens, the carpet, the new paint, the...

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Dawn R, General Manager at Surf Side Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Surf Side Hotel and providing feedback on all the recent updates to our property. Big kudos to all the staff that works hard to maintain a clean property and provide a family friendly environment for all our guest. We look forward to continuing to make this place a tradition when visiting Nags Head.

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We have been coming to the Surf Side for several years now and have enjoyed every stay. The management folks are so friendly and accommodating. The rooms are very clean and comfortable and the view from our poolside balcony is simply wonderful, beach and ocean/sunrise on the left, and sound side and spectacular sunsets on the right. The complementary breakfasts...

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

We have been staying at the Surfside for OBX trips for years. The latest improvements have really made it first class. Rooms are clean, bright, and spacious. Flat screen TVs, an updated breakfast selection and decor are welcome. Very reasonable prices for the beautiful oceanfront location. Now, more than ever, a great hotel for a great price!

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Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is the third time we have stayed at the Surfside Hotel, all in the off season. It is quiet, comfortable and hospitable. Definitely not a chain experience. Heartily recommend it. The ocean front rooms are great.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The BEST LOCATION, BEST VIEWS, BEST STAFF, BEST ROOMS, and the BEST VALUE! We are #1 on the Outer Banks because we know what our guests want and we strive hard to give it to them every day. Since 1984 our family owned and operated hotel has been making first time visitors long term guests with our Carolina Hospitality coupled with our exceptionally clean and well appointed rooms. We look forward to having you as our next guest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Side Hotel

Address: 6701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9119
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $118 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Surf Side Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Surfside Hotel Nags Head
Surfside Nags Head
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Nags Head
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
#1 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
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