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Rodeway Inn & Suites
Ranked #9 of 13 Hotels in Nags Head
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed at the Rodeway Inn, Nags Head in June for my Niece's wedding. We stayed in one of the cottage units and were very content with the accommodations. We had three queen size beds which were very comfortable, a full size refrigerator and a stove. The hotel is located right across highway 12 from the beach, Jeannette’s Pier and a convenient market. “Sam and Omies” is right next door for breakfast. There are plenty of other restaurants and shops nearby. Free Coffee was provided at the office. The wedding was at Jeannette’s Pier which was a wonderful venue for a beach wedding.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Elgin, South Carolina
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

What a great value for this little place. My girlfriend, along with two Corgis and I, stayed here during the peak tourist season and found it to be a perfect location between the Cape Hatteras and Currituck Lighthouses, (our destinations). Finding a Pet Friendly hotel on the Outer Banks can be daunting, but if you come across this place on your search, this is the place you're looking for. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The beach is a short walk across the street, as well as Jeannette's Pier. The staff is very friendly and helpful with anything you may need. The room came with a hair dryer, Iron, and full sized ironing board, for those last minute touch ups. Our room had a medium sized fridge and a very nice flat screen TV.
If you plan on seeing both north and south beaches of the OBX, this is in the middle of both of those. There is so much to do on the OBX, looking for a Pet Friendly hotel should't be a challenge. The only small drawback was the shower, is really is small, but if you are there to sight see and hit the beaches, the shower is the least of your concerns. Our next trip to the Outer banks will definitely include Rodeway Inn!!

Room Tip: Third floor has beach and sound views.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Clarence L
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

My boyfriend and I surprisingly enjoyed our stay here! All we were looking for a cheap place to sleep while not at the beach.

The positives:
The location is stellar. It's not technically a beachfront hotel, but it is situated across a pedestrian-friendly road. The public beach wasn't too crowded and was next to Jeanette Pier, which seems to be a popular fishing joint. Immediately across from the hotel is a small convenience/grocery store. About the room itself, we paid $140/night for a room with one king-sized bed. Our room was also equipped with a microwave and small minifridge, which was extremely convenient. The wifi connection is decent. We were able to effectively research some restaurants/touristy sites online, but the wifi is not fast enough to stream a TV show or movie. Luckily, our room had a TV with a wide selection of channels including Showtime.

The negatives:
The bathroom is tiny and the water takes a very, very long time to heat up.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank MichelleL9
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Room was tiny and smelled of feet! I stayed there years ago and the hotel had a pool. The used to be pool area was covered with sand and had picnic table. If I knew that I would have stayed somewhere that was on the beach with a pool. $220 for 1 night is a bit much for tiny basic room that was not on the beach. My two bedroom beachfront apartment was better than this for under $200 per night but was unavailable when I stayed here.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Steph24572
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Brent S, Owner at Rodeway Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 4 August 2013
Dear Steph24572

Thank you for taking the time to talk about our hotel. I am sorry you were not satisfied with your recent stay. I do see that it seems you left a poor review for the other hotel you mentioned in your review as well, so not sure what expectations you had here?

We strive for a great stay for each guest, every time, they come to our hotel. You booked a standard size room of which is approx. 240 square feet, we have a wide variety of rooms available including a 750 square foot, 2 bedroom suite with living room, kitchen and bathroom with a whirlpool tub, or king suite that has a king bed and pull out sofa bed and is approx. 411 square feet, if you need more space we encourage to try one of our larger room next visit and it may suit your needs better. We have certainly addressed your concerns with smells and we do our best make sure each room has a fresh clean scent and apologize for not being as such.

Thanks for your review
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

My girlfriend, myself, & our dog decided to go to the OBX on a whim. I searched the web on a Sunday afternoon & found what I thought was the best & most affordable deal. Pet friendly rentals are hard to find, especially on short notice. I booked a room for the next 3 days. We didn't have high expectations for the room b/c of the last minute deal. When we arrived, however, we were very pleasantly surprised. Our room exceeded all of our expectations! It was extremely clean & had views of the ocean & the sound. Beach access was directly across the street along with a public fishing pier. If I had to point out any negatives, it would be that the showers are rather small & it takes a few minutes for the water to heat up. We gladly accepted these minor details & thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The service was excellent & friendly. The room was affordable, clean, & very comfortable. Much more than we expected, & we will absolutely make reservations here the next time we're heading to the OBX. I would refer this hotel to anyone wanting to bring their pet to the beach & enjoy the OBX with the "entire" family!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank SweenyT
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Brent S, Owner at Rodeway Inn & Suites, responded to this review, 4 August 2013
Dear SweenyT

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are all happy you enjoyed your recent stay and look forward to coming back to visit us again

Thanks Again
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

Very basic small room and bathroom for family of four, but price was right for a short, last-minute stay. Third floor was quiet during out stay and offered nice view of ocean from balcony. No breakfast or pool, but microwave and fridge in room. Staff was very friendly. Room smelled very much like mildew and A/C was obnoxiously loud, but room was clean overall. Short walk to beach and pier. Not a luxury hotel by any means, but cheap and convenient.

Room Tip: Avoid room with 2 double beds for family of four...too tight.
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank KH203
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Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

I had a very pleasant stay here. The rooms were exceptionally clean, and newely remodled, the staff polite and helpful. It's directly across from a little convenient store and the Jannette Pier. Not directly on the beach but directly across the street from it. Room cost was very reasonable. Only thing keeping me from a 5 star rating is the room size was a little cramped for myself, spouse, & 2 kids. Still I absolutely will stay here again on my next OBX trip!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Rodeway Inn & Suites

Property: Rodeway Inn & Suites
Address: 7218 S Virginia Dare Trl, PO Box 367 MP 16 1/2, Nags Head, NC 27959-9128
Phone Number:
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Rodeway Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the beautiful beaches of the Outerbanks of North Carolina. We are a small pet friendly hotel located directly across the street from the Nags Head beaches and the new Jennette's Pier NC Aquarium. We offer newly renovated rooms and suites, kitchenette and ocean view rooms are also available. Free continental breakfast and Wi-Fi is also available. ... more   less 
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