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East Brunswick, New Jersey
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed there after the Owen ' s Motel canceled our booking and told us they were full. We needed a clean place to stay the night and stumbled upon the Ebb Tide. The owner's and manager could not have been nicer! The room was not fancy but it was clean and the bed was comfortable. The motel was right...

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1Thank feegs
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I am very picky about hotels. I practically never stay in hotels without at least three stars. I found Ebb tide last min when everything else was sold out. I loved it there. Room/bathroom was clean. Location is beautiful. Very cozy and relaxed getaway.

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3Thank Elizaveta S
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Let me say I am not picky about motels/hotels as long as it's clean. Well this place was a dump. The floor was filthy, the room smelled awful, there was crumbs of marijuana on my bed, cobwebs everywhere, my kids didn't even want to lay in the bed. I had to skim the pool before the kids got in bc...

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3Thank Jennifer P
Virginia
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I was luckily able to look at the room before I rented it and saved myself the horror of staying here. I don't look for anything fancy at a beach hotel. Just a clean shower and decent bed. This didn't appear to have either. I've never seen a mattress so sagged in the middle and the bathroom wasn't what I...

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2Thank horsezgirl
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Over price dump... it was awful... the beds are small....out dated tv's...overall it was the worst place i have ever stayed.. never again... and the room smelled nasty.....i will make sure nobody i know will ever stay there i felt dirty and nasty in those rooms..

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3Thank motheroftwo86
Lucketts, VA
Reviewed 23 July 2013

First, I have been going to this place since high school. I am now in my upper 30's and have been pretty loyal to the place. I don't need fancy and the price has always been right. I knew the rooms were small, I knew the TV was small, I knew exactly what I was paying for. A couple years...

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4Thank Chris J
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Found this place to be an excellent value especially for anyone on a budget. The room was nice and spacious as well as clean. The staff is very friendly and the restaurant next door has a wonderful breakfast. Will be coming back on another surfing trip soon and will definitely be recommending to my friends!

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2Thank fantone1
Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 20 April 2013

We absolutely love the Outer Banks and will be returning to Ebb Tide Motel very soon! Very friendly staff, clean rooms, excellent rates and a wonderful restaurant just footsteps away! Not to mention just yards away from the ocean!

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1Thank PerryB77
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 20 April 2013

i am a fisherman and travel dwon with my buddies twice a year to Ngas head and we always stay at the Ebb Tide. Rooms are more spacious then other hotels and a whole lot less money and the rroms in the back are far enough off the road so you dont here no noise and I there is room...

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1Thank chris t
Southern Shores, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2012

I stayed there with my family, there was mold in the room it looked like the ceiling was leaking. The beds have to be about as old as the building they are horrible, the pillows have stains all over them. The sheets had black hairs on them, The tv's volume would go up and down. Not even to mention that...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ebb Tide Motel

Address: 2028 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7944
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Ebb Tide Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Ebb Tide Motel Kill Devil Hills, Outer Banks, NC
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#13 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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“Stay somewhere else but come here (The Ships Wheel) for breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles 583chrisj, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“I like the rooms with the king size beds.”
 of 5 bubbles christ478, 20 Apr 2013 | Read review
“If you do stay there i would suggust the back building it is newer and they may be in beter condition.”
 of 5 bubbles stacib946, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
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