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Owens' Motel
Owens' Motel

7115 S. VIRGINIA DARE TRAIL, Nags Head 27959

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (724 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Nags Head hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tanger Outlet Center and Jennette's …

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Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront
Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront

1701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills 27948

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,457 reviews)

Situated on an Atlantic Ocean beach in the popular Nags Head vacation area, this Outer Banks hotel provides easy access to …

$195
Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

4701 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head 27959

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (103 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Nags Head hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nags Head Golf Links, Nags Head Fishing Pier, and …

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Days Inn & Suites Kill Devil Hills - Mariner
Days Inn & Suites Kill Devil Hills - Mariner

1801 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills 27948

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (679 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Kill Devil Hills motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure …

$179
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills 27948

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (806 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Kill Devil Hills hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Destination Fun and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Wright …

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Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel
Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel

804 North Virginia Dare Trail, NC 12, Kill Devil Hills 27948

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,011 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf and Wright Brothers …

$170
Comfort Inn On the Ocean
Comfort Inn On the Ocean

1601 Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills 27948

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (773 reviews)

Located in Kill Devil Hills, this beachfront hotel is in the city center, 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Destination Fun, and 2.2 mi …

$209
Colonial Inn Motel
Colonial Inn Motel

3329 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head 27959

2.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (246 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Nags Head motel is within a 15-minute walk of Nags Head Fishing Pier and Seaside …

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Days Inn Kill Devil Hills Oceanfront - Wilbur
Days Inn Kill Devil Hills Oceanfront - Wilbur

201 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills 27948

3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,147 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Kill Devil Hills motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Destination Fun and Wright Brothers National …

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Sea Ranch Resort
Sea Ranch Resort

1731 N. VA Dare Trail MP 7, Kill Devil Hills 27949

2.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (283 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Kill Devil Hills hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf and 1.4 mi …

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Outer Banks Hotel Guide

Many people who visit the Outer Banks feel that it’s the most relaxing place in the United States. Considering the size of the United States, that’s quite a thought. Even if it’s not the most relaxing location in the country, it’s definitely worth visiting. In order to visit, you will need to look into Outer Banks hotels.

The first thing you should know is that the majority of hotels in Outer Banks, NC are on Shallowbag Bay, not the ocean. To be more specific, an Outer Banks hotel is most likely to be located near Roanoke Island or Scarboro Creek. Both types of Outer Banks North Carolina hotels offer beauty and serenity. Some people might have difficulty making a decision between these two locations, but you can look at it as a positive because it will be an excuse to return again in the future. If you want to stay on the ocean, then it’s recommended that you look into hotels in Nags Head.

There are many different types of hotels in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If you’re looking for Outer Banks cheap hotel deals, then you might want to look into cottages first. While these cottages don’t fit the traditional definition of a hotel, they are more affordable. Common amenities include a full kitchen, a living room, at least one bedroom, a fireplace, a flat-screen TV, and a porch with rocking chairs. It doesn’t get more relaxing than that.

Or does it? If you prefer a tradition hotel and you choose to book one of the many hotel suites available, then you will have an opportunity to experience even more luxury. The best place to find such hotel suites is in Nags Head, which is where you will find oceanfront hotels. This area makes for ideal family Outer Banks vacations. There are true resorts where suites might come with their own hot tub, ocean views, a balcony large enough to fit a table and chairs, a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge and an overall sense of opulence. Some of these high-end resorts even qualify as pet friendly hotels.

With regards to activities in the Outer Banks, you will have a lot to choose from. These activities include lying out on the beach, swimming, fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Attractions include the Lost Colony, Elizabeth Gardens, and Festival Park.