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Right on the water

Great location, not a great hotel. Desperately needs updating. Peeling paint on the ceiling, tub, and tub surround. Dated carpet and furniture. Drapes were unhooked and hanging off. Chairs were stained and faded. Due to covid they would not clean the room, take out trash or exchange the linen for the entire stay. You could however, walk out the door to a nice sandy beach.

Only stayed 1 night, but the room was a bit sandy on arrival. Loved the view from the balcony. Staff was friendly and efficient, I’d stay again for bare essentials at the beach, but wouldn’t stay for more than a few days.

The pool was nice but you had to go outside to get to it which made it inconvenient.

The only thing that was wrong was that if you go on the balcony, make sure your door is unlocked, I got locked out of the room for a bit, so make sure it is unlocked! 😂 The room was clean, no elevator unless you get the oceanfront rooms, it is very clean, and the staff is very friendly. Beautiful view from the Bistro. We had a great time in the pool also!

Everything was good at this resort. The staff was friendly, the rooms were fine, the bar and dining was good, as well. What made this an especially nice place to stay was this hotel is right on a nice beach on the ocean.

The view was perfect. The room itself needed updated. Some power issues. No maid service.

We were greeted by Angelina who was exceptionally nice. Quick easy access to the beach. Be sure to pick up towels from the front desk before you head to their nice indoor pool. We did not stay in an oceanfront room, but the room was comfortable and pleasant, and we had a balcony.

Oceanfront room - balcony gave us a nice view. Quiet. A little dated, but no problems with that. Showers had great water pressure!

We were there off season. Staff was very nice and helpful. Check in/out was easy. 30 degree weather but pool was warm. Room was spacious for a double room. Interior room but only feet away from the beach. Lobby had fresh coffee and creamer all day. For the price we paid ($70) it was excellent!

Offseason this is a great place that I recommend. Staff is fabulous and the ocean views fantastic.

The appearance on the outside is nice. The inside is ok . The hotel smells musty when you first walk in . The room was clean and it was a good size room but it needs help. It was not an inviting room. The draperies are falling off the windows, the sleeper sofa bed needs a new mattress, the pillows on the bed are terrible, The tub looked dirty but I think you just need to be resurfaced and the baseboards in the bathroom are very beat up. Would I stay there again most likely not.

I read some of the reviews, and almost didn't book here. I am glad I did. My room was very low cost, so I was in the annex building, but still had a balcony for sitting, and could go right out to the beach from the back of the hotel. Great restaurant and staff. Main desk staff also very very nice. This is an older hotel, but it's still in great condition and has everything you could possibly want including an indoor pool, bar, and restaurant. Don't pay more somewhere else. This is the place you want to be.

Very nice, most of staff was very nice n helpful. The only problem was I booked on line n was told no pets were allowed. My son is so highly allergic that he cause stop breathing if around dogs ...when we arrived I ask again and they told me that dogs were allowed and our room was right down the hall from us and they couldn't doing anything it but we cause upgrades and have to pay$ 25.00 more ....We had no choice but to pay the extra money....It wasn't our fault, why didn't they just do it with no extra charge. I was disappointed...but what could we do ?

N. VA Dare Trail MP 7 Kill Devil Hills NC

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Within a short walk of Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf, Sea Ranch Resort is within a mile (2 km) of Avalon Fishing Pier. This 50-room, 3-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.


Rooms

Sea Ranch Resort's 50 rooms provide microwaves, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and cable TV. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.


Property features

At Sea Ranch Resort, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. Front-desk staff are standing by 24/7 to assist with any requests. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a conference center, express check-out, and wedding services.

Room options

Basic Room - 2 Queen Beds - No View / 2 Story Bldg No Elevator

2 Queen Beds | Sleeps 4

2 Bedroom Oceanfront Condo (2 King Beds)

2 King Beds | Sleeps 6

2 Bedroom Oceanfront Condo (1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds)

1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds | Sleeps 6

Basic Room - 1 King Bed - No View / 2 Story Bldg No Elevator

1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Sea Ranch Resort

Everyone (15) Couples (3) Business (1) Family (8) Friends (1)
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Partner Couples

Right on the water

By on May 2, 2021

Review comment responded on May 3, 2021

Thank you for your review.

4
Everyone

By on Oct 4, 2020

Review comment responded on Oct 4, 2020

Thank you for your review.

3
Friends

Great location, not a great hotel. Desperately needs updating. Peeling paint on the ceiling, tub, and tub surround. Dated carpet and furniture. Drapes were unhooked and hanging off. Chairs were stained and faded. Due to covid they would not clean the room, take out trash or exchange the linen for the entire stay. You could however, walk out the door to a nice sandy beach.

By , from Richmond, VA on Jul 14, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 15, 2020

Thank you for your comments.

3
Family with small children

Only stayed 1 night, but the room was a bit sandy on arrival. Loved the view from the balcony. Staff was friendly and efficient, I’d stay again for bare essentials at the beach, but wouldn’t stay for more than a few days.

By , from Washington, DC on Jul 6, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 7, 2020

Thank you for your comments. We hope you will return soon for another visit.

4
Family

The pool was nice but you had to go outside to get to it which made it inconvenient.

By on Dec 9, 2019

Review comment responded on Dec 16, 2019

Thank you for your comments.

5
Everyone

By on Sep 27, 2019

Review comment responded on Oct 3, 2019

Thank you.

4
Family with small children

The only thing that was wrong was that if you go on the balcony, make sure your door is unlocked, I got locked out of the room for a bit, so make sure it is unlocked! 😂 The room was clean, no elevator unless you get the oceanfront rooms, it is very clean, and the staff is very friendly. Beautiful view from the Bistro. We had a great time in the pool also!

By on Aug 3, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 3, 2019

Thank you for your comments. We hope you will return soon for another visit.

4
Partner Couples

Everything was good at this resort. The staff was friendly, the rooms were fine, the bar and dining was good, as well. What made this an especially nice place to stay was this hotel is right on a nice beach on the ocean.

By on Jul 31, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 31, 2019

Thank you for your comments. We hope you will return soon for another visit.

5
Family Family

By on Jul 31, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 31, 2019

Thank you.

5
Everyone

By on Jun 23, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 23, 2019

Thank you.

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