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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

We only stayed one night during the off season. The hotel was fine for a short stay. The room was clean and pretty basic. There was a continental breakfast which had the usual - a hot dish, make your own waffles, bagels and the like. The hotel is right on the beach so the location was nice.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

My husband and I spent several days at Surf Side Hotel during the off season (mid-March) and were thrilled with our oceanfront accommodations. Surf Side has rooms for every budget and taste. Room charges are based on floor selection and views - I selected an oceanfront, 4th floor (top) room for the best views. The hotel itself is right on... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We stayed here out of season close to Christmas so the place was really quiet. We booked a room with a hot tub and beachfront view and were not disappointed. The place was really clean, the decor was tasteful and the hot tub was huge and situated right near the balcony doors so we could sit in it and see... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

The staff was great - everyone. They all had smiles and greetings for us in the hallway. The room was spacious and clean and the view of the ocean and the sound of the waves was worth every penny. We highly recommend the Surf Side Hotel.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Surf Side has such a great staff and they do SO much for their customers. They have an awesome wine social in the evening and the best location in the beach! We have stayed here many years and they continue to make the best improvements each & every time! The free breakfast is so yummy with a lot of choices.

Thank angel627
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We just left Surf Side and had an amazing time! We arrived on a Saturday and stayed through Tuesday. The room was extremely clean and was kept that way every time they cleaned. We had a beach side room on the top floor and the view was breathtaking!! The staff was always friendly, the breakfast was just enough (waffles, biscuits... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Stayed for a destination wedding being held in the area. Not a luxury hotel, but nice rooms in a convenient location. Front desk friendly, but needs to learn to be a little more professional and accommodating.

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Reviewed 10 March 2015 via mobile

This is the best place to stay on the obx! Ocean front, clean, friendly, nice place, well kept place, great for weekend and long weekend stay. Close to everything, dining, golf, fishing pier. Best place to stay by far for the money

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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

We had the opportunity to stay at the Surf Side Hotel over the weekend. The Desk clerk was very accommodating and friendly and with short notice put us in a upper room with an Ocean front balcony. I am quite pleased with the hotel and plan on returning.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We decided to go to The Outer Banks for our anniversary, and choose this place due it's stellar reviews. We absolutely love it! It has all the modern luxuries, it is on the ocean, and is affordable, what more can you ask for? There is an indoor and outdoor pool, free breakfast, and also close to everything. If you choose... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $98 - $281 (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 Family Hotel in Nags Head
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nags Head
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“Get an ocean front room, the view is great”
 of 5 bubbles 817andy, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Be patient at breakfast. Staff does the best they can mms with limited space.”
 of 5 bubbles drmoleVirginia, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean frontage room did not appear on web-reservation system, best to call.”
 of 5 bubbles jamescroak, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean Front/corner room that faces both the ocean and the street. Stay 2nd Floor or higher 1st floor dunes will obstruct your ocean view.”
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“ocean front the best”
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