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Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

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Exterior
On the beach, surfing, fishing
On the beach, surfing, fishing
On the beach, surfing, fishing
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

Overview of Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

2.0 star property

7.8/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
Map
8017 Old Oregon Inlet Rd., Nags Head, NC, 27959

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationOuter Banks Beaches3 min walk
  • Popular LocationJennette's Pier4 min walk
  • Popular LocationMutiny Bay Adventure Golf20 min walk
  • AirportManteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional)11 min drive

Room options

About this area

Nags Head

Located on the beach, Dolphin Oceanfront Motel is in South Nags Head, a neighborhood in Nags Head. Dare County Arts Council and The Lost Colony are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Jennette's Pier and Nags Head Golf Links. Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf and Full Throttle Speedway are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours.

What's nearby

  • Outer Banks Beaches - 3 min walk
  • Jennette's Pier - 4 min walk
  • Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf - 20 min walk
  • Full Throttle Speedway - 2 min drive
  • Nags Head Golf Links - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Norfolk Intl. Airport (ORF) - 114 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sam and Omie's Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Fat Boyz - 6 min walk
  • Sugar Creek Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • The Dunes Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Miller's Waterfront Restaurant - 18 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Hotel located in South Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel provides a terrace and more. With a beachfront location, surfing, and fishing, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool with pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Express check-out and barbecue grills
  • Guest reviews say good things about the beach locale, pool, and helpful staff
Room features
All 43 rooms include comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi. Guests reviews speak well of the quiet rooms at the property.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • 43-inch TVs with streaming services and cable channels
  • Porches or lanais, refrigerators, and microwaves

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free uncovered self parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Surfing/bodyboarding

Family friendly

  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Limited-hour front desk

Outdoors

  • Barbecue grill
  • On the beach
  • On the waterfront
  • Picnic area
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No elevator (single-level property)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bedsheets provided

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch TV with cable channels
  • Streaming services

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Porch/lanai
  • Yard

More

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Heating

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Guests will receive key retrieval information

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 10 per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
2 per room
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 18 years can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet deposit: USD 10 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
The seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Dolphin Motel
Dolphin Oceanfront
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Hotel Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel Hotel
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel Nags Head
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel Hotel Nags Head

Frequently asked questions

Does Dolphin Oceanfront Motel have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.

Is Dolphin Oceanfront Motel pet-friendly?

Yes, this property allows pets (limit 2 per room). There's a deposit of USD 10 per night and a fee of USD 10 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

What time is check-out at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Dolphin Oceanfront Motel located?

Nestled on the beach, this South Nags Head hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Outer Banks Beaches and Jennette's Pier. Tanger Outlet Center and Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf are also within 1 mi (2 km).

Reviews

7.8

Good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 111 out of 338 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 33%
Rating 8 - Good. 128 out of 338 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 38%
Rating 6 - Okay. 67 out of 338 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 20%
Rating 4 - Poor. 18 out of 338 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 5%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 14 out of 338 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 4%

8.0/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

7.8/10

Amenities

7.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.3/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Rosa

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Amy

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This property was perfect for us wuth dogs, rooms are a little smaller but it worked for oir overnight stay before heading to oilur house the following day.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Heather

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was awesome and friendly. And the area is perfect, near the water and i LOVE that it is Per Friendly. Will definitely be staying again
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Jesse, Monroeville

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Closest to beach
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Patricia E

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice stay
Very friendly Staff. Older motel but nice, clean room close to beach. Dog friendly
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Suraj

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
First time staying in a motel and was pleasantly surprised that it was better than a lot of 2-3 star hotels. Excellent location, walk to the beach, dining options at walkable distance. Room was nice, beds comfortable, great shower,all in all a great option in Nags head to stay and do what you want to. Fully recommend.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2022

8/10 Good

Tracey

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Janice

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Updated and very clean, great location, easy to get in and out of. Friendly and pleasant staff. No decaf coffee though.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Jessica

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Teresa

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2022