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Reviewed 14 August 2009

This location has the Owens Restaraunt right next door which is pricey but the food and service is absolutely awesome. The motel itself leaves something to be desired. The bathroom was so small you can barely sit on the toliet and the shower is barely enough room to get into. And don't even think about turning around in the shower...

Thank peacefulpauper
Cary, NC
Reviewed 5 August 2009

The Owens' Motel was nothing fancy but was just what we needed. The room had everything we needed including a frig and microwave. There was not a telephone but we would not need it anyway. The bathroom was not huge but sufficient. The staff/owners were extremely kind and helpful. Regardless of what side of the street you are on, you...

Thank Todd L
Leavenworth, KS
Reviewed 26 July 2009

We stayed at the Owen's Motel in one of the courtyard rooms in July 2009. This was just a little family getaway to the beach before school starts. It seems that every review I've read has some of the same situations we did. Loud AC, bugs/spiders in room, shower wouldn't drain, etc. But, since we were there for a couple...

Thank KUTraveler42
Cocoa, Florida
Reviewed 26 July 2009

We pulled into Nags Head late in the afternoon and saw this place right on the beach. They only had a room available across the street. It was just okay for one night, small fridge, micro wave. The AC sounded like a jet airplane taking off, it was so loud we would crank it down when we left and get...

Thank Skinnywater
North Carolina
Reviewed 12 July 2009

We decided to take a last-minute overnight trip to OBX. We called around and Owens had the cheapest rates. We were unable to reach them after 9PM (when the office closes), but when they opened the next morning, we went ahead and booked the room as we were driving down. We arrived at Owens' Motel and was able to check-in...

Thank uncsweetchic
Reviewed 15 June 2009

If you are looking for a "no frills" clean place to stay on the Outer Banks, the Owens Motel is the best value for your wallet. We have been staying on the Outer Banks for over thirty years, and the staff at the Owens are the most pleasant and accomodating folks that we have dealt with. We love the oceanfront...

Thank lcwVirginia
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 June 2009

We went down to OBX for a quick weekend from DC. We wanted a reasonably priced clean quiet place on the beach, with very close proximity to all attractions, where we could rest our heads after a long day. Owen's Motel is just that. It's very friendly and quiet, and located in the middle of everything. We stayed in the...

Thank marygeralyn
Washington, DC
Reviewed 11 May 2009

My girlfriend and I were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for the weekend. Owen's Motel was perfect. The location is quite convenient. It is right near the beach and within a couple hours driving distance of both the northern and southern points of the outer banks. The room was clean and spacious with a refrigerator, TV and nice...

1Thank kenquam
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 May 2009

The room we stayed in was with a king sized bed, room looked great, very clean, and when they came to clean, left very nice and clean!! you needed anything, there was no problem with. Loved our stay and would stay there again and again!! highly recommend it!!!!!

1Thank scowencrs
Reviewed 23 March 2009

The only true complaint that I have of this place was that our room was located in the corner of an L shaped building. In that corner was a light that at night attracted a lot of tiny nat bugs. We went to the drug store and got some bug spray and that helped a bit but it was still...

Thank zephinia

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Owens Motel is a family owned and operated motel that is located on the beach in South Nags Head. Clean, cozy rooms at affordable rates. Where families, fishermen, golfers and bikers are always welcome. Accomodations include oceanfront efficiencies, oceanside rooms, westside courtyard and westside rooms. The oceanfront barbeque grill and picnic are a favorite spot. Located directly across from the beach road, you'll find our clean, refreshing swimming pool. Daily maid service, air conditioning and cable TV are part of the ammenities that will make your stay memorable. The motel is located in the center of it all. Close to the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pirates Cove Fishing Center, Jennettes Pier, Tanger Outlet Mall, Jockey Ridge State Park, The NC Aquarium, Elizabethan Gardens, Historic Manteo and the Lost Colony. Owens Restaurant, a AAA Three Diamond Award Restaurant is right next door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Owens' Motel

Address: 7115 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9127
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: £61 - £151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Owens' Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Owens` Hotel Nags Head
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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“There are rooms close to the office nearer the beach. We were across the road in a scary place.”
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