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Buena Vista, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Worked fine for me,her and the dog.This is an older stay facility but the door locked,ac worked ,plumbing functioned along with the TV. We found staff helpful and room clean enough for royality. Tis.tis. LOL. The ocean and seafood are the attraction for us. The weather was great. Other quests here at Oceanhouse were so very friendly too. Yes we're... More 

Thank stefree71
Hendersonville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2012

My wife and I just checked out today, August 21, 2012, after a 2-nights stay. Booked a newly renovated oceanfront room with king-size bed (got room 102) in advance over the internet at what I consider a pretty hevty price. The receptionist was very charming and wonderful upon our arrival. The room, however, was an absolute shocker, to say the... More 

3 Thank Adrian W

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We were here once before, and enjoyed it, so we decided to stay there again on our way to Virginia. I guess it was prime time for al the hotels , everything was at it's highest price.. We didn't get a view of the ocean, or even facing the ocean, but it was a nice clean , but a little... More 

1 Thank kit-kat40
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Let's face it, it's a [-]. It's real old; staff is less so and passably nice only (contrary to other reviews). Will work in a pinch if you are not any kind of germaphobe and you are (a) booking last minute or (b) too cheap to pay $50 more for Ramada 2 blocks down. Add dogs and it's a lock.... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

I just returned from this property today. For the price it was much better than I had thought it would be. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I had 2 rooms (side by side) and they were both clean and comfortable. I love the easy beach access and location of the motel in general. I would recommend The Ocean... More 

1 Thank Terry M
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I paid for an "ocean front" room and got a sand dune and glass that was disgustingly dirty. The chairs were falling apart. The bed linen smelled mildewed. A few guys in the room a few door down had a huge scorpion/bug in their bed! The planks on the deck leading into the rooms are rotting from the air conditioners... More 

Thank TDAHappyTraveler
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2012 via mobile

My husband and I came for our yearly anniversary getaway. This is the first time we stayed at ocean house. Service was great. The rooms were dated but many of the accommodations are unless you stay in a new rental home. We loved that the patio had a path directly to the beach. They had grills which we thought was... More 

4 Thank samisusan
Kansas City, Kansas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Check in was pleasant, people were friendly. We were early and our room wasn't ready, so they switched our room; which was fine because it was a bigger room. Excited to see the rooms, we went up the stairs and that's when I could see this motel is not maintained and very dated. Nails and screws sticking up out of... More 

1 Thank jflembc
Wisconsin, United States
1 review
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Very disappointed after seeing the internet information and picture and then finding out what our room was really like. Would never go back again to this motel. Only redeeming qualities were the price and proximity to the beach. Bring your own alarm clock, kleenex, and hair dryer as they are not provided for you. Glad we were only there 1... More 

Thank Brooke M
Durham, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2012

If you your bottom line is price then this is the place to stay. The bed was not comfortable, the toilet wasn't bolted down properly, everything was pretty much falling apart. For what we paid this is about what is to be expected... just a place to sleep and shower. For me the thing that made me most uncomfortable was... More 

Thank Lindsay S

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront motel Outer Banks, NC. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean House Motel

Address: 1901 S Virginia Dare Trl, Mp 9.5, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7759
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: RM262 - RM796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Ocean House Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Ocean Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Ocean Motel Kill Devil Hills
Ocean House Motel Kill Devil Hills, NC - Outer Banks
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“Enjoy ur stay.”
 of 5 bubbles stefree71, 9 Sep 2012 | Read review
“They will no longer be open after Sept. so dont go there. There are a couple of other old fashioned lower priced hotels in the area. They were all booked up though, so call ahead. \”
 of 5 bubbles kit-kat40, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
“don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles TDAHappyTraveler, 3 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Good luck!”
 of 5 bubbles jflembc, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Oceanside rooms have a view of a giant sand dune, however the patio area is a little more private. Best value is poolside.”
 of 5 bubbles daynagso, 8 Sep 2011 | Read review
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