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Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

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Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront is the only Outer Banks hotel that features over 4 acres of pristine oceanfront, and is located in the quiet, residentially-zoned historic area in Nags Head. Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront (formerly named the Nags Head Inn) has become famous for delivering the Original Outer Banks Oceanfront Experience for nearly a quarter of a century by offering our highly valued guests honest vacation value. According to Outer Banks hotel reviews, our guests love the recent renovations on our 4 acres of beautiful oceanfront sand dunes, pristine beach, manicured Bermuda lawns and lush barrier island gardens... relaxing year round in our indoor heated pool or jumping into the beautiful Atlantic Ocean just outside their doors. We love making lasting memories happen and we've been told we're pretty good at it. It is our aim to make every guest become a repeat guest and offer you a vacation superior to other Outer Banks hotels.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Great View
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We recently stayed one night at this hotel and were very pleased. The room was spacious and clean, and appeared to be recently updated. The bed was very comfortable, with exceptionally soft sheets. The breakfast was well stocked, with two types of omelets, biscuits and gravy,
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Response from lg00dwin, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear uncrdh, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront. I am delighted to hear your room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Also, you enjoyed our Express Start Breakfast Bar. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Multi night stay where I previously lived so wanted the ocean front. Rooms have been updated, nice fresh linens, well equipped rooms with coffee maker, fridge and microwave. Rooms also are lit well so you can read in bed and there was a sofa so I could watch the ocean. Good
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Response from lg00dwin, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 07 Feb 2019
Dear MOBX, Thank you for taking the time to write a review during your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your room amenities, there was plenty of light for you to enjoy reading in bed and were able to watch the ocean. Also, our Express Start Breakfast was good. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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Had to go down to the OBX for business. I’ve always had good experiences with Holiday Inn Express and this location didn’t disappoint. Location was good and easy to get to. It may be an older hotel but has been renovated very nicely. The room was clean and well appointed. It
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Response from lg00dwin, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 28 Jan 2019
Dear Stillwaters2003, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront during your recent business trip to the Outer Banks and taking the time to write a review. I am delighted to hear your room was clean and well appointed. You enjoyed the views of the ocean and our Express Start Breakfast. Also, my staff was helpful and very welcoming. We look forward to your next stay with us.
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This hotel had been recommended to us. It was clean, comfortable and a spacious room. They serve a great buffet breakfast. The staff was great. Will definitely go back. Only down side was the staff in kitchen couldn’t seem to get it together to keep up.
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Response from lg00dwin, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 16 Jan 2019
Dear beachx4me, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront. I am pleased to hear your room was clean and comfortable and our staff was great. I apologize our kitchen staff struggled to keep up. I look forward to your next visit with us.
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I’m not really a hotel person and it took me a while to pick one overnight for a wedding the next day. We didn’t get in till late ,but it is updated and clean. The bedding was comfortable and the bathroom was very new. The breakfast was enough to start a day and they had plenty
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Response from lg00dwin, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront
Responded 04 Jan 2019
Dear Tammy B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront. I am glad to hear your room was clean, the bed was comfortable and you enjoyed our Express Start Breakfast. We look forward to your next stay with us.
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You're not going to have beach visibility from the second floor nor the third floor. Fourth floor may have some visibility but fifth floor is obviously the best for viewing the beach and seems to be the most sought after floor. The hotel will not reserve a floor for you - it is a first come, first served room request; if a request is even available to be honored. Wheelchair access should be OK, there is a ramp on the observation deck at the dunes and as others have stated, the elevator goes to all floors and is adequate for standard sized wheelchairs.
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is this pet friendly
I don't believe that they allow pets at this hotel. There are many hotels in the area that you can call to see if they allow pets. John G. Lewes, Delaware
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Is it worth the extra money for a balcony? We are trying to decide what to go with. Do they give upgrades?
Depends on how much time you plan on staying in the hotel. If you plan on going out early, and being gone most of the day I would say no. If you plan on hanging around the hotel most of your time to enjoy the beach then yes go for the balcony. Upgrades probably depend on how empty the hotel is during your stay.
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Yes the pool has been remodeled in 2016
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Does this hotel have a hot tub?
No it doesn’t have a hot tub.
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"Top floor for best ocean views"
"If possible get an ocean side room, you won't be disappointed!"
"Be sure to ask for and upper floor ocean view room so that you can see over the dune."
"Get the ocean view room--costs more, but worth it. Ask for one on a higher floor--better view."
"Ocean view rooms are on levels 3-5."
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PRICE RANGE
US$107 - US$306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
nags head hotel nags headnags head bed breakfastnag head innnags head inn
LOCATION
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
NUMBER OF ROOMS
100
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