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Easy access to the beach and location to everything is convenient.

The walls inside the room were dirty. There’s was litter in the parking lot, strewn around, that sat in the same place for the 2 days we were there. There were no windows or air vents in the bathroom. Overpriced, I won’t return.

Great location. Easy beach access. Outside looks dated but rooms were nice

Well for starters the pictures they gave to Orbitz is filtered. It stinks like mildew and mold. They have live in tenants in some rooms. After checking in I went back to desk and told the guy I’m sorry I don’t live in these conditions and I’m not staying. The manager came out with her pants unzipped. That’s the kind of place this is.

The pros outweigh the cons and for us were the important things. Pros: great location, great beach spot, rooms clean and cheery Cons: Tiny bed pillows, ice machine frequently not working, hallways not clean, due to COVID no housekeeping service, maintenance was operating a leaf blower at 7:30 am right outside the room.

While the check-in was a little late due to Covid cleaning, the wait was worth it. Our room had fairly new finishes, a view of the ocean and the beach and beach access were excellent. We would definitely stay here again.

Nice cozy get away, direct access to beach. Def a better bargain than the surrounding area

Nice place. Friendly place and nice staff. All around nice

Great time at the property and very nice people, looking forward to going back again

Close to the beach! We literally walked out the door, crossed a sand dune and then BAM! we were on the sand and in the ocean! It was so relaxing listening to the waves at night from my comfortable bed!

Older property that needs updating. Bathrooms are very small and walls are too thin.

Hotel is fine and great location. The total hotel is pet friendly which may be a problem for some people. Room was really clean with nice tile. Breakfast wasn't very good, food tasted stale.

Decent hotel on the beach. Room with view was a side room that faced a house-- you could see the ocean at an angle. Good for a couple of nights.

Hotel was in a great location. Walk right out onto the beach that is not crowded at all. No matter what time of day we went out, there was always tons of room to set up our stuff. Everything was so quiet, we barely even heard other people who were also staying there. Its also close to many restaurants, stores, and family friendly activities. Our room was always clean. The only complaint is that our door to our room was hard to close so we had to slam it shut which was probably annoying to guests in the rooms next to us, and our bathroom fan was broken. Also, it would have been nice if we were told where to get the complimentary breakfast at check-in. Our first morning we had to figure it out which wasn't hard to do but it would have been nice to be told at check-in. A family in the room next to us even asked us where they could find breakfast because they were unsure also. These were minor issues though and we still had an amazing vacation. We would definitely stay again.

The hotel is rather bare bones, but it was clean and right on the beach. The 4 story building is pet free. Perfect for one night before we moved into our beach house for the week. I would stay there again for the price.

The desk staff were very nice. The rooms are older. If you like a firm bed, this is your place. We loved the the location. The breakfast was above and beyond.

S Virginia Dare Trl Kill Devil Hills NC

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View No pets (4 Seasons)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront No pets (4 Seasons)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View No pets (4 Seasons)

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Double Beds, Pool View (Main Building)

2 Double Beds | Sleeps 5

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Destination Fun is a short stroll from John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, and other popular attractions like Nags Head Fishing Pier are within a few miles (5 km). This 108-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.


Rooms

All of John Yancey Oceanfront Inn's 108 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of John Yancey Oceanfront Inn enjoy features like an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and free newspapers. Front-desk staff can help secure valuables, and provide local restaurant recommendations. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a terrace, laundry facilities, and a TV in a common area.

Guest reviews for John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Everyone (19) Couples (10) Family (14) Other (1)
4
Family

Easy access to the beach and location to everything is convenient.

By on Sep 13, 2020

2
Partner Couples

The walls inside the room were dirty. There’s was litter in the parking lot, strewn around, that sat in the same place for the 2 days we were there. There were no windows or air vents in the bathroom. Overpriced, I won’t return.

By , from Brooklyn on Sep 8, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 9, 2020

Dear Rae, It is truly disappointing when we are unable to meet a guest's expectations. Without the specific details of your booking, it is difficult for me to comment here, but I encourage you to reach out to me directly at the hotel. Guest feedback is very important to us and we'd appreciate another chance to leave you with a better impression!

5
Family

Great location. Easy beach access. Outside looks dated but rooms were nice

By on Aug 21, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 10, 2020

Thank you for rating your recent stay! We hope to see you back when travel brings you to the Outer Banks!

4
Everyone

By on Aug 20, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 20, 2020

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay! We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel!

1
Family Friends

Well for starters the pictures they gave to Orbitz is filtered. It stinks like mildew and mold. They have live in tenants in some rooms. After checking in I went back to desk and told the guy I’m sorry I don’t live in these conditions and I’m not staying. The manager came out with her pants unzipped. That’s the kind of place this is.

By , from EasternShoreVa on Aug 10, 2020

4
Family

The pros outweigh the cons and for us were the important things. Pros: great location, great beach spot, rooms clean and cheery Cons: Tiny bed pillows, ice machine frequently not working, hallways not clean, due to COVID no housekeeping service, maintenance was operating a leaf blower at 7:30 am right outside the room.

By , from Connecticut on Aug 7, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 26, 2020

Thank you for rating your recent stay! Hope to see you again soon!

5
Partner Couples

While the check-in was a little late due to Covid cleaning, the wait was worth it. Our room had fairly new finishes, a view of the ocean and the beach and beach access were excellent. We would definitely stay here again.

By , from from Raleigh, NC on Jul 28, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 7, 2020

Thank you for your feedback! We truly appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again when travel brings you back to the OBX!

5
Partner Couples

Nice cozy get away, direct access to beach. Def a better bargain than the surrounding area

By , from Arlington, VA on Jul 25, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 29, 2020

Thank you for your feedback! We are so happy that you enjoyed the accommodations, easy beach access and value! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future!

5
Family Family

Nice place. Friendly place and nice staff. All around nice

By , from Kansas city on Jul 7, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 9, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to review and comment! We look forward to having you back soon!

5
Everyone

By on Jul 3, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 4, 2020

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you business and hope to welcome you back again soon!

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