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Coldwater, Michigan
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We first stayed here in 1988. Have stayed here since 2000 for a week in July. We don't stay for a luxury room or a Ritz type atmosphere. We stay for the Beach, and the Pool and just to enjoy the OBX experience. I could go into a list of small complaints, but they are minor compared to the enjoyment...

2Thank DTK57
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Horrible. They should not say ocean front because the dunes are blocking the ocean from the room on the first floor, no soap in the bathroom, no hair dryer, iron and the light switch by the door operates an electrical outlet so there is no light switch coming in the room. Think that is illegal. Tries to get coffee at...

2Thank Derose1213
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2013

While most of the other hotels and motels in the area insist on a 3 night minimum, The Sea Foam was glad to accomodate us for a 1 night stay. I checked with many of the hotels in this are and all were priced pretty much the same. Though the hotel was full of guests, it was not noisy. The...

2Thank dizzyd57
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I'm sure this motel was great at one time ... many, many years ago. The Sea Foam is not one of those cool, charming retro motels, but one that literally has not been updated or modernized in any way. For our $166 single-night fee, on the pro side was the location: beach on the doorstep. That's it. On the con...

4Thank pegeen33
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Since my daughter and I had such a great time in Nags Head, NC last year, we decided to go back again this year. We stayed at the Sea Foam Motel again, but this time for a whole week! Some of you might not know that the Sea Foam Motel has efficiencies available for weekly rental-Saturday to Saturday. It is...

Thank sm0kin
Bel Air, Maryland
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I can't see how the reviews for this hotel are 4 out of 5. We booked multiple rooms and 3 of the 5 rooms were terrible. The bathrooms were in such bad shape you didn't feel like you could get clean in the bathtub that looked to be from 1946 at best. The room did smell a bit stale and...

3Thank dacowboyfan88
Glen Allen, Virginia
Reviewed 27 June 2013

The motel is very vintage and very charming. My only complaint is that the room smelled a little stale, but nothing that a Glade Plug-In didn't fix! We had a 2nd floor ocean view and it was very romantic. Would definitely recommend and would also stay again!

2Thank Tina H
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We stayed 3 nights in June 2013 at the Sea Foam and loved it! Location was fantastic - walking distance to the Pier, ice cream stand, grocery store and Sam & Omie's restaurant. You didn't need to get in your car once you were there. We had a 2nd floor room with 2 double beds. Very spacious room at this...

1Thank Modustsky
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 June 2013

my husband and i stayed there june 9th-13th.it was very comfortable and convenient to the beach- loved that.had ocean view but if you are 1st floor you are looking at dunes unless you are standing.so i would suggest 2nd floor.bathroom is really small but the room itself was a good size and very clean and that's what counts with us.i...

2Thank Ramsaymom
Nashport, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Stayed one night with family June 6. Nice view, convenient and kinda fun in a retro sort of way. Was clean and comfortable. Definitely dated but didn't expect otherwise. Would stay again. Nice pool. Allows on night stays which was a huge plus.

Thank Jay F

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sea Foam Motel

Address: 7111 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9127
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: £50 - £112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
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“Ask for a 2nd or 3rd floor Oceanside room!”
 of 5 bubbles NowOnOBX-KateInNJ52, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front on the top floor was great, ocean level there is no view to the ocean, dunes are too high to see over. Recommend 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles texandann, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the second floor facing the water”
 of 5 bubbles olddw, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For an ocean view room, request ocean front 2nd floor. OF 1st floor rooms views of the ocean are blocked by the protective dunes.”
 of 5 bubbles YMINIowa, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only been once, stayed on top floor to left.”
 of 5 bubbles rheandal, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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