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Top Nags Head Historic Hotels

The First Colony Inn
3.5 out of 5
6715 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC
The price is $170 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (295 reviews)

"Quiet with beautiful grounds. Excellent staff and super clean Can't wait to come back.."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

The First Colony Inn
Surf Side Hotel
2.5 out of 5
6701 Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
The price is $119 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (801 reviews)

"The ocean views from this hotel are the best for the price. Hotel is nicely decorated and cozy. A wine and cheese hour was a pleasant treat, too."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Surf Side Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
2.5 out of 5
4701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC
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The price is $146 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
4.4/5Excellent! (494 reviews)

"Located righ oa 100 yards from room to beach. Used to be Nagd Head Inn. Totally remodelled. Friendly staff, and a vivid friendly breakfast still available. W."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

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Seahorse Inn and Cottages
2.5 out of 5
7218 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $55 per night from Oct 15 to Oct 16
3.8/5Good! (389 reviews)

"The hotel was right across from the beach, which is exactly what we were searching for! The only thing that was cumbersome was the electronic key pad on the first floor doors. Most of the time, the code wouldn’t work or would take many attempts, which meant I had to find my phone and the link to ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Seahorse Inn and Cottages
Comfort Inn South Oceanfront
2.5 out of 5
8031 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, Nags Head, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.7/5Good! (962 reviews)


Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Comfort Inn South Oceanfront
Fin 'n Feather Waterside Inn By Kees Vacations
2.5 out of 5
7740 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
The price is $75 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
3.7/5Good! (292 reviews)

"Room was clean and quaint. While small it had everything we needed plus a beautiful view of the sound. There was a bit of a musty, humid smell but not overwhelming. We enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Fin 'n Feather Waterside Inn By Kees Vacations
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
2 out of 5
8017 Old Oregon Inlet Rd., Nags Head, NC
The price is $99 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
3.7/5Good! (226 reviews)

"This isn't the Ritz by no means, but for a wife, five year old and myself it was all we needed. We got a beach front room, which is literally on the beach. Was very clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel
Owens' Motel
2 out of 5
The price is $69 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"The beautiful ocean view and being able to watch the sunrise"…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Owens' Motel
Colonial Inn Motel
2 out of 5
3329 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 28
3.6/5Good! (478 reviews)

"Great location a little dated but the staff was great"…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Colonial Inn Motel
Dunes South
2.5 out of 5
8645 S Old Oregon Inlet Rd, Nags Head, NC
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Nags Head

When you go on a Nags Head trip out of town, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive accommodation can elevate your holiday. A stay in a Nags Head historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room and one with loads of character. Additionally, it allows you to surround yourself in Nags Head's past.

Something Old, Something New

A visit to one of these Nags Head traditional hotels can give you a feel for a historic period as soon as you step into the lobby. With unique architectures and addresses in the heart of Nags Head, it will become apparent what makes Nags Head a must for travelers. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these lodgings may be older, they have most modern amenities to help you wind down on your getaway. You will find your room furnished with a cozy bed and just about everything you'll want for a wonderful visit.

Once you have checked-in and had time to look around the hotel's grounds, you can check out the prominent landmarks and art galleries to absorb more of the region's culture. Undoubtedly, all this exploring is going to work up an appetite. Be sure to check through the comments section and review the suggestions other travelers to Nags Head thought were worth a visit. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can find out where the popular places to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in Nags Head are.

Book Your Nags Head Historic Hotel Today!

If you want to get the most out of your Nags Head visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this renowned city. Having 242 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to select from. Rates on these Nags Head historic hotels range from $55 to . You're certain to discover at a great rate. However, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these landmark properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Nags Head?
A trip to the historical sites in Nags Head is likely on top of your sightseeing list. While you’re here, why not check out the beaches and seafood restaurants?
What's the best accommodation in Nags Head that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The First Colony Inn is a top 3.5-star historic B&B bookable on Expedia and it offers free breakfast. Bodie Island Lighthouse is a short 12-minute drive away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Comfort Inn South Oceanfront and Owens’ Motel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Nags Head?
Nags Head is home to 245 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 10 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places to visit in Nags Head?
Nags Head is notable for landmarks like Bodie Island Lighthouse. Attractions like Full Throttle Speedway and Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf are fun for everyone. Other popular sights include Nags Head Fishing Pier and Jennette’s Pier.
What is a historic hotel like in Nags Head?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll sleep someplace that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel as long as it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in Nags Head, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Nags Head have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the popular amenities found in most hotels will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in Nags Head, you won’t be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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