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Outer Banks North Carolina Accommodations

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The Outer Banks center point is around 1 mile northwest of Jockey's Ridge State Park and 1 mile south of Port O' Call Restaurant.

A series of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina, the Outer Banks boast windswept beaches, major historic sites, and national parks. Whether you're traveling on a limited budget or you want to live it up, you'll find the perfect beach resort or oceanfront inn in Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, or Kill Devil Hills. More from this guide...

Outer Banks Hotels & Accommodations

John Yancey Oceanfront Inn - Kill Devil Hills
+1-888-690-5281
2009 South Virginia Dare Tr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~1.02 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Low Cost Beach hotel
  • 107 rooms in hotel
  • Beautiful beach
  • Fair breakfast prices
Outer Banks Inn in Kill Devil Hills
+1-800-230-4134
1003 S.croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~1.67 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Inexpensive Beach property
  • 40 rooms in property
From$80
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Shutters on the Banks - Kill Devil Hills 405 South Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~2.13 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • 86 rooms in property
Best Western Ocean Reef Suites 107 South Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 279487892 ~2.25 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Two-star Beach property
  • Check-in: 4:00 pm
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
  • Rooms in need of an update
From$84
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Days Inn Oceanfront Wright Brothers 201 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~2.32 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 11 suites in hotel
  • Average beds
  • Beautiful beach
From$100
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel 804 North Va Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~2.80 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Fitness center on property
From$42
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Ramada Plaza : 1701 South Va Dare Trail
+1-888-283-3404
1701 South Va Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~2.80 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
  • Kitchenette needs more attention
  • Beds were fabulous
Holiday Inn Express Nags Head 4701 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959 ~3.26 miles southeast of Outer Banks
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Almost all guests thought they were poorly maintained
  • 1 out of 2 guests said the rooms were modern
Comfort Inn on the Ocean - Kill Devil Hills 1601 Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~3.37 miles north of Outer Banks
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 105 rooms in hotel
  • The majority of guests loved the menu selection
  • Carpet remained dirty
Sea Ranch Resort in Kill Devil Hills
+1-800-230-4134
1731 North Va Dare Trail Mp 7, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27949 ~3.60 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Low-priced Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 50 rooms
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
  • Reception is all right
From$52
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Days Inn & Suites Mariner - Kill Devil Hills 1801 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 ~3.69 miles north of Outer Banks
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • 74 rooms in hotel
  • Check in was very nice and welcoming
  • Could be quieter
Elizabethan Inn 814 Us Highway 64, Manteo, NC 27954 ~4.93 miles south of Outer Banks
  • Midscale property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Amenities are not the best
  • Great Restaurant
Holiday Inn Express Kitty Hawk Beach 3915 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 ~6.05 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Two-star Beach hotel
  • All guests enjoyed the friendly atmosphere
  • Approx. half of guests said the bathroom was dirty
Comfort Inn South Oceanfront - Nags Head 8031 South Old Oregon Inlet Rd., Nags Head, NC 27959 ~6.10 miles southeast of Outer Banks
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Hotel has 7 floors
  • Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
  • Lobby smelled like smoke
Beachwoods Resort in Kitty Hawk 1 Cypress Knee Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 ~8.62 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Four-star Resort property
  • 2 floors in property
Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk 5353 North Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 ~8.83 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Midscale Oceanfront hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Stylish Hotel
  • Terrific location
From$99
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
The Sanderling Resort : 1461 Duck Rd.
+1-888-690-5281
1461 Duck Rd., Duck, NC 27949 ~14.38 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • 4-star Oceanfront hotel
  • 16 suites in hotel
  • Easy access to beach
  • Most guests were unhappy with the view
From$425
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews Call
Hampton Inn & Suites Outer Banks Corolla 333 Audubon Dr., Corolla, NC 27927 ~20.73 miles north of Outer Banks
  • 3 star Oceanfront property
  • 3 floors in property
  • Excellent family hotel
  • Lovely lobby
From$109
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
The Inn at Corolla Lighthouse - Corolla
+1-800-997-5148
1066 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 29727 ~22.46 miles north of Outer Banks
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • 43 rooms in property
  • Ordinary amenities
  • Wifi didn't work
From$134
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Elizabeth City Bed & Breakfast
+1-888-690-5247
108 East Fearing St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~38.65 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • 3 star property
Best Western Plus Elizabeth City Inn & Suites
+1-888-305-3366
848 Halstead Blvd., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~39.18 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
  • Rooms are ok
  • Amenities are not the best
Comfort Inn : 306 South Hughes Blvd. 306 South Hughes Blvd., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~39.47 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
Hampton Inn Elizabeth City 402 Halstead Blvd., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~39.58 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Free breakfast
  • DAMN BATHTUB
  • Hotel could use some updating
From$119
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
Econo Lodge Elizabeth City
+1-800-997-5149
522 South Hughes Blvd. Bldg B, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~39.59 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Two-star Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Crowded parking lot
  • Sleazy place
Travelers Inn of Elizabeth City 1211 North Rd. St., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 ~39.66 miles northwest of Outer Banks
  • Economical Suburban hotel
  • 41 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Perfectly clean
  • Good location
From$40
Average 3.0 /5Reviews Call
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When to Visit the Outer Banks, NC

Since they're perched on the Atlantic Ocean, the Outer Banks experience warm summers, chilly winters, and occasional storms in between. In the summer, you can expect highs in the mid- to upper 80s and occasional evening or overnight thunderstorms. Spring and fall tend to be cool, with highs in the mid-60s and low 70s. Winters can get cold, with lows in the mid-30s.

Summer is peak season in the Outer Banks, so you'll need to plan in advance for the lowest prices on accommodations. Keep in mind that some summer weekends are so busy that many hotels sell out if you haven't booked in advance. Try planning your trip for the spring or fall to save money, but remember that many restaurants and attractions may have seasonal hours.

You'll see the Outer Banks at its liveliest if you plan your visit during one of the area's many annual festivals. In early August, the Outer Banks Watermelon Festival celebrates this sweet fruit with interactive activities, local food, and summer traditions. In October, the Outer Banks Seafood Festival tempts visitors and locals with fresh seafood, live music, and a celebration of Outer Banks culture.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Outer Banks, NC:

seasonality of hotel rates in Outer Banks

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Outer Banks, NC. Analyze these charts to evaluate the most cost effective time to stay in Outer Banks during the year.

Luxury Hotels in the Outer Banks, NC

You'll find numerous upscale accommodations in Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and elsewhere along the Outer Banks.

Located in Kill Devil Hills, the Comfort Inn on the Ocean is convenient to Destination Fun and other family-friendly attractions. Enjoy stunning views of the ocean right from your room, or head out to your private patio or balcony for a closer look. Guest rooms include conveniences like microwaves and mini fridges, as well as 32-inch LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi. Cool down in the outdoor pool, or dance the evening away at the hotel's nightclub. Sit down to dinner at the hotel restaurant, and don't miss the free buffet breakfast in the morning.

At the Shutters on the Banks, you'll be near the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Destination Fun, and other Kill Devil Hills attractions. Choose a standard, classic, deluxe, or premium room, and pick either a poolside or an ocean view. Rooms come equipped with mini fridges and microwaves so you don't have to leave the comfort of your room to enjoy a snack. Make a splash in the hotel's outdoor pool, or head right to the beach, which is just steps away. In the morning, you won't want to miss the complimentary continental breakfast, with waffles, pastries, coffee, and more.

When you stay at Sanderling Resort in Duck, North Carolina, you'll be near the Currituck Outer Banks Visitor Center and the Corolla Raceway. Relax in your spacious room, which includes upgraded amenities like a private balcony, an iPod docking station, and designer toiletries. Spend the afternoon unwinding with a massage or a body treatment, or head to one of two outdoor pools. The private beach is just steps away, and the Sanderling Resort also offers three restaurants and a poolside bar. With 6,000 square feet of event space, you can even host a wedding or a corporate function right on site.

Situated just north of Kitty Hawk, the Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk is right on the waterfront and offers both beach access and indoor and outdoor pools. You'll get a great night's sleep on a Select Comfort bed, and you'll find that the private balcony is the ideal place to relax in the morning or evening. Get in a quick workout in the hotel's fitness center, have a blast in the game room, or head straight for the beach. Enjoy a meal or two in the hotel's restaurant, or explore the dining options nearby in Kitty Hawk.

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Outer Banks, NC

For the most affordable accommodations along the Outer Banks, set your sights on these budget-friendly hotels in Nags Head, Wilbur, and beyond.

Located between Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head, the Days Inn Kill Devil Hills Oceanfront - Wilbur is in the center of the action on the Outer Banks. Rooms might be basic, but they include mini fridges, microwaves, free Wi-Fi, and workspaces. You'll even find a refreshing outdoor pool on site, as well as barbecue grills and a picnic area. Fill up at the free breakfast buffet in the morning, and join other guests for a complimentary reception in the evening. This budget-friendly hotel also offers free newspapers and free on-site parking to make your stay more affordable.

If you're looking for an inexpensive place to stay right on the waterfront, make it the Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel. Choose from double, queen, or king rooms, which all feature pool or ocean views. Enjoy the sunrise from your private balcony, chill your favorite drinks in the mini fridge, and use the free Wi-Fi to share beach selfies with your friends back home. Wake up to a complimentary continental breakfast, and start each day of your stay on a positive note.

Located just south of Nags Head, Owens' Motel offers double rooms with courtyard views or ocean views. All rooms include essentials like coffee makers, microwaves, mini fridges, and flat-screen TVs with cable programming. Go for a swim in the outdoor pool, or grill up an outdoor feast in the barbecue area. Explore the Nags Head area on foot or by car, and save with free on-site parking.

Conveniently located in Kitty Hawk, the Baymont Inn & Suites Kitty Hawk Outer Banks offers easy access to the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Paradise Fun Park. Choose a standard room or a suite, and enjoy amenities like free Wi-Fi, a workspace, a coffee maker, and a mini fridge. Play a few games at the hotel's arcade, go for a swim in the outdoor pool, or take advantage of complimentary access to a nearby fitness facility. Kids 17 and under stay free with parents, and rollaway beds are available for an additional surcharge.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Outer Banks

2 Star Average Prices: $144.58

Where are the real discounts in Outer Banks

Make your Outer Banks getaway an even better deal by applying group hotel discounts. AAA members get discounts at the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront and the Comfort Inn on the Ocean. Government employees and members of the military get low rates at the Days Inn Kill Devil Hills Oceanfront - Wilbur and other area hotels.

Best Value Options in the Outer Banks, NC

Want to get the most value out of your Outer Banks vacation? Set your sights on this scenic area's best mid-range hotels.

The Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront is situated right on the waterfront in Kill Devil Hills, and the hotel offers room types that range from standard queen to standard king. All 171 guest rooms have private balconies ideal for watching the sunrise, as well as free Wi-Fi and mini fridges. Hit the beach, relax at the indoor pool, or squeeze in a workout in the fitness center. Business and leisure travelers can reserve the hotel's 3,000-square-foot event space for a variety of functions.

Also located in Kill Devil Hills, the John Yancey Oceanfront Inn offers beach access, stunning ocean views, and comfortable rooms. The perfect setting for an intimate wedding, a couples' getaway, or a family vacation, this mid-range hotel has 108 guest rooms and 2,000 square feet of available event space. Guests can kick back at the outdoor pool, stay in shape at the health club, and fuel up at the daily breakfast buffet.

Just steps from the waterfront, the Driftin Sands by Kees Vacation is near the Wright Brothers National Memorial and other area attractions. Book one of 10 guest rooms, and rely on the concierge for assistance with reserving tickets and tours. Enjoy in-room amenities like a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker, or make your way to the beach for some fun in the sun.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in the Outer Banks, NC

One of the most popular destinations in the Outer Banks is Cape Hatteras National Seashore, where you'll find beautiful Atlantic beaches, birds and wildlife, and the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. This is the ideal place to swim, kayak, bird watch, or climb the famous lighthouse.

North of Cape Hatteras, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum is another popular destination in Corolla and just minutes from the fascinating Currituck National Wildlife Refuge. In Nags Head, Jockey's Ridge State Park boasts the tallest sand dune on the East Coast, along with kite flying and hang gliding opportunities for adventurous visitors.

In Kitty Hawk, don't miss the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Here you can tour the visitor center, explore the grounds, and even stand where the Wright brothers first took flight.

Whether you want to soak up the sunshine, explore national parks, or visit historic attractions, the Outer Banks is the place to be. Start planning your getaway today.

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