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Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

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Exterior
On the beach, surfing, fishing
On the beach, surfing, fishing
On the beach, surfing, fishing
Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas

Overview of Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

2.0 star property
South Nags Head hotel on beach

7.8/10 Good

335 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Map
8017 Old Oregon Inlet Rd., Nags Head, NC, 27959

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In South Nags Head
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional) - 11 min drive
  • Norfolk Intl. Airport (ORF) - 114 min drive
  • Greenville, NC (PGV-Pitt-Greenville) - 141 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sam and Omie's Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Fat Boyz - 6 min walk
  • Sugar Creek Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • The Dunes Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Miller's Waterfront Restaurant - 18 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Oceanfront Motel

Situated by the ocean, Dolphin Oceanfront Motel is a great choice for a stay in Nags Head. Guests can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, along with onsite surfing/body boarding. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 43 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Guests will receive key retrieval information

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets allowed (2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free uncovered onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Fishing
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1952
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • No elevator (single level property)

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled) and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Porch or lanai
  • Yard

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave

Fees & policies

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: USD 10 per night
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to October

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 10 per pet, per day, and there's also a deposit of USD 10 per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Dolphin Oceanfront Motel and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like fishing and surfing. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area.
Are there restaurants at or near Dolphin Oceanfront Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sam and Omie's Restaurant (4-min walk), Fat Boyz (6-min walk), and Sugar Creek Restaurant (9-min walk).
Does Dolphin Oceanfront Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a porch or lanai and a yard.
What's the area around Dolphin Oceanfront Motel like?
Dolphin Oceanfront Motel is located on the waterfront in South Nags Head, a short 4-minute walk from Jennette's Pier and 12 minutes' walk from Tanger Outlet Center. The local area is quiet and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.0/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

7.9/10

Amenities

7.3/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.4/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Nice stay
Very friendly Staff. Older motel but nice, clean room close to beach. Dog friendly
Patricia E, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jessica, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Albert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Warren, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Judy, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ronald, 5-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Amy, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Great location. Upgraded bathroom
Roseann, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Enjoyable stay
Nothing fancy but great location, clean, quiet, and comfortable. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.
6-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

BONNIE, 2-night trip
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