Outer Banks Lodging

Here is a list of preferred Hotels, Motels and a great Bed & Breakfast, along with some of the area’s best vacation home rental companies.


Sea Ranch Resort


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Perfection among Outer Banks hotels for oceanfront relaxation.
the Sea Ranch Resort invites you to kick off your shoes, toss your keys on the table, breathe in that ocean air, and delight in the beauty of your Outer Banks vacation. The Sea Ranch Resort has been a traditional OBX family vacation destination since 1963.
Each oceanfront guest room at the Sea Ranch Resort has been completely renovated in spring 2012. The room features either a king bed with a full size sleeper sofa or two queen beds, modern furnishings, flat screen TV with cable/HBO, air-conditioning, telephone with voicemail, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, coffee maker, mini refrigerator and microwave. At our Outer Banks resort, all oceanfront guest rooms are equipped with private balconies that offer a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean.
Our main building guest room is the most affordable choice at the Sea Ranch Resort. The room features either a king size bed and a full size sleeper sofa or two queen beds. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, cable TV and HBO, telephone with voicemail, Wi-Fi, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, coffee maker, mini refrigerator and microwave. Some of the rooms feature a private balcony. Our Outer Banks oceanfront hotel guest rooms are located in our main building (no ocean views), just steps away from the beautiful beach.
Our oceanfront condominium style two bedroom, two bath suites offer a great space for your family with all the conveniences of home! Each suite has a fully equipped kitchen that includes a full sized refrigerator, oven/range, dishwasher and washer & dryer.  The breakfast bar from the kitchen opens into the dining room that will comfortably seat six.  The living area (with queen sleeper sofa) also opens to an enclosed oceanfront balcony so you can enjoy the views, no matter the weather. Flexibility of partial week or full week stays are available.
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The Resort offers many on-site amenities for your use and enjoyment. We hope you will enjoy the:
  • Enclosed pool (heated in off season)
  • Fitness Center
  • Convenient beach access
  • Cabana Beach Services on-site beach rentals (Memorial Day – Labor Day)
  • Oceanfront Restaurant – Open 7 days a week
  • Room service
  • On-site Spa Services by Appointment
  • YMCA’s Y Amenities

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Complimentary Seasonal On-site Activities- Memorial Day through Labor Day :

  • Water Pilates Mondays, 9 AM (some Wednesdays & Fridays in July & August, inquire within)
  •  Beach Yoga: Mondays & Fridays  7AM
  • Amazing Stanley’s Magic Show: Wednesdays, 7PM
  • Beach Blanket Drums: Thursdays 5:30 PM ( this is a ‘hands on’ drumming lesson)
*Individual participation fees and advance registration may be required for some activities.
The Sea Ranch Resort has a Y-Amenities family membership for all its guests providing you full YMCA privileges at the Outer Banks YMCA, just down the bypass in Nags Head.
No matter what the weather is doing, rain or shine, your Outer Banks vacation will be enjoyable, fun and full of activities.
Beachside Bistro is a full service on site restaurant.
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Hilton Garden Inn – Kitty Hawk

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Enjoy Ocean Views From Every Room

Come to North Carolina and enjoy the Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk, located right on the beautiful coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Every guestroom and suite enjoys its own unique view of the ocean, and our Kitty Hawk, North Carolina hotel’s hospitality provides a relaxed atmosphere and all of the comforts of home right here in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

It’s all about the ocean at the Hilton Garden Inn Kitty Hawk, where you can walk right out of our doors and onto the beach. Beach chairs and umbrellas are available for you to stretch out by the surf, or stroll out onto our on-site fishing pier and reel in a catch.

In the mood to explore? There’s plenty to see nearby, including the Wright Brothers First Flight Monument, Daredevils baseball games, Manteo Aquarium, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the Lost Colony historical performance, Elizabethan Gardens, as well as shopping, dining, and more area attractions.

Of course, you don’t have to go far away from the Hilton Garden Inn Kitty Hawk, or the Outer Banks to find something to do. For your dining pleasure, enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at our Garden Grille & Bar, serving signature American dishes, regional seafood specialties, and casual family fare.

In season, take a refreshing dip in our outdoor pool, or enjoy the indoor pool and whirlpool any time of year. Get your heart pumping on the treadmills, stationary bike, and elliptical machine in our fitness center, or tone with free weights and a universal weight machine.

Planning a business meeting or social event? Our Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks hotel has a variety of event spaces that can be configured to accommodate groups of any size up to 400 guests. Our unique Kitty Hawk Pier House Ballroom offers panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.



Ramada Plaza Oceanfront Hotel – Nags Head

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Located right on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, the Ramada Plaza Nags Head hotel is the ideal Outer Banks hotel for a relaxing getaway. The Ramada Plaza features 171 Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront lodging rooms with views of the city, the dunes, or the ocean, all tastefully decorated and comfortably appointed with a microwave, refrigerator, private balcony, in-room movies, and Nintendo.

A standout amongst hotels in Nags Head, NC , Ramada Plaza beach on the Outer Banks is relaxing and scenic, with beach chairs and umbrellas available for you to stretch out by the surf. When you’re ready to get out and explore, Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront hotel‘s central location on the Outer Banks puts you just minutes from the Wright Brothers First Flight Monument and Daredevils baseball games, is close to Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Manteo Aquarium, Roanoke Island Festival Park, the Lost Colony historical performance, Elizabethan Gardens, Bodie Island lighthouse  and many other shopping, historical sites, outdoor recreation and area attractions. The iconic Cape Hatteras lighthouse is a popular day trip from our hotel. For an active vacation, you’ll find hang gliding, deep sea fishing, jogging trails and biking in the area. Many of the sights and activities are available year round.

You don’t have to leave the hotel to find plenty to do. Enjoy breakfast, lunch during season, or dinner at our full-service Outer Banks Restaurants, Peppercorns, and stop in for live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Our deck overlooks the ocean and surrounds our indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, where you can have a swim or a soak any time of year. Work out in our fitness center, equipped with cardio machines, free weights and a weight station.

As the area’s premier conference facility, the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront hotel can accommodate groups of up to 300 guests. Our main oceanfront ballroom can be used in its entirety or divided into smaller rooms for conferences or breakout meetings. We also have meeting space available for smaller groups on our lobby floor.

However you choose to enjoy your Outer Banks vacation, the Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront is the ideal hotel destination for your vacation, getaway, or special occasion any time of year. Check out our property video!



Best Western Ocean Reef Suites

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BEST WESTERN Ocean Reef Suites

The Perfect Getaway

Nothing beats a vacation on the Outer Banks! The Best Western Ocean Reef Suites oceanfront hotel offers you all the amenities and convenience of a beach house rental, but with none of the hassle. Enjoy oceanfront views and direct beach access from one of the Best Outer Banks hotels on the beach!

Unlike typical Outer Banks lodging with small cramped hotel rooms, Best Western Ocean Reef Suites offers a 1 bedroom suite experience complete with a Murphy bed and kitchenette (full size fridge and microwave) for when you have extra visitors at a similar rate!

Located right on the beach directly across from the Wright Brothers National Park, the Best Western Ocean Reef Suites offers you everything you need while giving you the freedom to enjoy your stay in the Outer Banks. We are centrally located in Kill Devil Hills, NC, offering easy access to everything the OBX has to offer, including Daredevils baseball games!



Comfort Inn – North


Comfort Inn Oceanfront North

Near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in Kill Devil Hills, the Comfort Inn Oceanfront Hotel North offers spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and private balconies overlooking miles of pristine beachfront. Both families and groups touring North Carolina’s Outer Banks will enjoy one of the best stays in the Outer Banks, the hotel’s versatile meeting facilities, catered events, fitness center, business center, wireless internet, outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool, and free continental breakfast!

Our Comfort Inn North is a premier Oceanfront Hotel Outer Banks. If you are looking to spend the night or the weekend, or even longer, we have everything you will need to enjoy the Outer Banks and the surrounding areas including Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, and Kill Devil Hills.

Here at the Comfort Inn North, we go the extra mile to make sure your Outer Banks vacation is one to remember. Being in the historic Outer Banks, there is plenty to do for the entire family. Not only is the beach a top option, but we high recommend taking the time to visit the Lost Colony outdoor drama as well as tour the Wright Brothers Museum.

All of our rooms are fully furnished with a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, iron and ironing board, a hairdryer, an alarm clack, and cable TV. We also have a full service restaurant with wonderful food and room service. If you are concerned with missing your daily workout, do not worry, we have a great workout room for our guests. We also have an outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, along with a wading pool for children.

When it comes to oceanfront hotels, the Comfort Inn North is your best choice. We located oceanfront with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and private balconies overlooking miles of pristine beachfront. Contact us today to book your family vacation or business trip.

1601 South Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Phone: 252-441-6333 • Fax: 252-441-7779
Reservations: 800-843-1249 • Group Sales: 252-441-1782

Comfort Inn South


Comfort Inn Oceanfront South

Welcome to the Comfort Inn South in Nags Head, North Carolina, in the Outer Banks, just south of Kitty Hawks. You can find our oceanfront hotel where the sand meets the surf. At seven stories tall, The Comfort Inn Oceanfront South is the tallest Outer Banks hotel on the beach. We are located centrally between the historical district and the shopping areas, convenient for all types of vacations!

Located in the heart of Nags Head, North Carolina, the Comfort Inn Oceanfront Hotel South offers outstanding beachside accommodations featuring dramatic sunrises over the Atlantic Ocean and breathtaking sunsets over the Roanoke Sound. Whether you are a family or a business traveler, when it comes to Outer Banks NC affordable hotels, you will surely enjoy the daily complimentary breakfast, private balconies, outdoor swimming pool, sun deck, expansive meeting facilities, wireless internet, and fitness center!

Sit on our deck in the early morning and watch the sun come up over the ocean and beach and let the waves soothe away your worries and return a smile to your life.

Visit us online for general information about the Comfort Inn Oceanfront South. Here you will find a list of the amenities the oceanfront rentals have to offer, including, a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffeemaker, complimentary continental breakfast, a workout room, and an outdoor pool, in addition to much more! Our oceanfront Outer Banks hotel has all the comforts of home with the added pleasure of the beach, the sun and some fun!

Instead of staying at a Nags Head Oceanfront rental, choose to stay at our Nags Head Oceanfront Hotel and enjoy all the conveniences of a hotel with the beautiful views of an oceanfront cottage. While you are staying with us, visit the Wright Brothers Museum, the Lost Colony and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and remember our country’s beginnings and heritage. Visit our OBX information page to learn more about all the fun things the Outer Banks has to offer the many vacationers who the area each year.

Contact us today to book your room! We are great for family vacations as well as business conferences and corporate stays.

8031 Old Oregon Inlet Road, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone: 252-441-6315 • Fax: 252-441-2868
Reservations: 800-334-3302 • Group Sales: 252-441-1782


The Tranquil House Inn

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Discover 25 cozy, comfortable, beautifully decorated rooms overlooking the historic Manteo waterfront plus the quaint little streets downtown, only minutes from the wealth of Outer Banks scenic, historic and recreational attractions, including Daredevils baseball games, The Tranquil House Inn’s friendly, attentive staff offers both complimentary breakfast as well as afternoon wine and cheese in the romantic tradition of old-fashioned southern charm.

405 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo, North Carolina 27954
Reservations: (800) 458-7069


Beach House Rentals

Here is a list of preferred Vacation Management Companies that offer thousands of Beach House Rentals…

Southern Shores Realty

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Over 500 Outer Banks Vacation Rental Homes!

Southern Shores Realty – “The Outer Banks Expert!”

Southern Shores Realty is the only resource you need to rent, buy, or sell a home on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We offer 500+ Outer Banks vacation rentals in Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head. From simple beach cottages to luxury vacation rentals, we have the perfect vacation homes for everyone and any budget!

Our Outer Banks rentals offer convenience and value that you can’t get at a hotel. With fully equipped kitchens, recreation rooms, and many other amenities available, an OBX vacation rental is the perfect way to spend a week at the beach. Can’t stay a full week? Check out our rental homes that allow Outer Banks Mini-Vacations.

We offer oceanfront rentals,soundfront rental homespet friendly vacation homes, and more!

Southern Shores Realty has been an Outer Banks tradition for over 60 years, providing families just like yours with memories that last a lifetime.  Take a moment to search through our extensive selection of Outer Banks rentals. Choose your favorite and book online today!

Be sure to check out our extensive Outer Banks vacations guide for all your vacation planning needs as well as our collection of exclusive Outer Banks discounts and guest rewards; one of the ways to say “Thank You” to all of our valued guests!

For your convenience our vacation specialists are available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. seven days a week by calling 1-800-334-1000.

Advertised rates are based on 7 night stays.


Outer Banks Blue Vacation Rentals

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OUTER BANKS BLUE, your source for Outer Banks vacation rentals, delivers unmatched experience, results, and blue ribbon customer service. Browse our site today and find your 2014 Outer Banks Vacation Rental home for you and your family.
Premiere Outer Banks NC vacation rental homes in all of the Outer Banks premium areas are here! Choose from Corolla vacation rentals in the subdivisions of Pine Island, Corolla Light, Whalehead Beach, The Villages at Ocean Hill, and the The Currituck Club; Duck NC vacation rentals in the Village of Duck, Sanderling, and Four Seasons; and vacation homes in Southern Shores, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. They are all here and impeccably prepared for your arrival.
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Outer Banks Blue prides itself in taking the worry out of an Outer Banks Vacation Rental for you.  We provide all of our guests sheets and towels (beds made too) at no extra charge!   All of the pricing you will see on our site is ALL INCLUSIVE meaning no nickel and dime charges such as cleaning fees, handling fees, security deposits, pet fees, damage waivers and the like.  We also provide all of our guests our exclusive “Check-in by mail & Check-out and sail” program where we mail you the key to your home in advance of your arrival.  No more racing to get to our check-in office to pick up keys.  Simply enjoy your Outer Banks Vacation Rental home as soon as you arrive!!


Carolina Designs Realty


Since 1988, Carolina Designs Realty has represented quality Outer Banks vacation rentals located in the towns of Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. We intentionally keep our vacation rental inventory at a manageable level to ensure high quality service for both visitors to the Outer Banks and homeowners.

Our vacation homes offer premier amenities, prime locations, and easy access to the beach. Guests who vacation in our rental houses enjoy keyless entry, freshly made beds, towel sets in each bedroom, wifi, our signature welcome package, and a dedicated staff whose goals are to enhance your vacation experience. We celebrate our loyal repeat guests and welcome new visitors to experience the high level of personalized service our vacationers have come to expect.

Whether you are planning a reunion of family or friends, a wedding or special event, we invite you to browse through thousands of our Outer Banks home images and floor plans to select the ideal vacation home or call today – our vacation home specialists are standing by to get you to the beach.


Twiddy & Company Realtors

In 1978, Twiddy & Company Realtors opened its first office on the Outer Banks in the Village of Duck. In 1982, the business was expanded to include a second office in Corolla. As the company grew, the restored Kill Devil Hills Lifesaving Station was moved to Corolla. A new building was constructed in 1995 and expanded in 2003.

Twiddy & Company reflects the ideals, values and vision of its Founder, Doug Twiddy, who has set the standard for excellence in professional real estate services in the northern Outer Banks area. Doug’s philosophy has always been that Twiddy & Company and rental property owners are business partners pursuing mutual goals. He believes creating success for our company, clients and customers is achieved only through the combined efforts of a team of competent, experienced and motivated professionals who fully endorse the founder’s values of integrity and personal service. In support of these objectives, Twiddy & Company takes extraordinary measures to ensure high employee morale and retention.

As a rental management firm, our mission is to provide superior management services to our vacation home owners and an extraordinary vacation rental experience for our guests. Only when both are satisfied do we have a successful relationship rewarding to all parties. This relationship is the basis for Twiddy & Company’s long-term success, which depends on owner satisfaction, repeat guests and business referrals.


Sun Realty

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Largest Selection of Outer Banks Vacation Rentals!

Over 30 years ago, Sun Realty began with a handful of beach cottages and one small office. Today, we offer the largest selection of Outer Banks vacation rentals and operate 6 convenient OBX rental offices. Although we’ve grown, we remain true to our roots. We believe in providing friendly service and the best value available. Whether you’re looking for an affordable condo, a classic beach cottage, or a luxury oceanfront estate, our wide inventory of Outer Banks rentals allows you to find the perfect accommodations for your needs and your budget. We love the Outer Banks, and it’s our pleasure to welcome you to these beautiful beaches.

Booking A Vacation Is Easy With Sun Realty

All-Inclusive Rates Flexible Payment Plans and affordable Travel Insurance are just a few reasons to choose Sun Realty . Our helpful Vacation Specialists are available 7 days a week to answer questions or help you book a vacation home. We want your stay on the North Carolina coast to be the fun-filled, relaxing experience that you deserve.

Largest Selection Of Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

Our large selection of Outer Banks rentals means you can choose from a wide range of amenities, including private swimming pools, hot tubs, theater rooms, game rooms, pet friendly lodging and more! Our properties span the entire OBX coast including Carova, Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, and South Nags Head. On Hatteras Island, we proudly offer beach cottages in Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village.

Outer Banks Vacation Specials

Are you looking for last-minute deals or price reductions? Search our selection of Outer Banks discount vacation rentals to find the perfect accommodations for the best price. Would you like to escape to the coast for just a few nights? Our Freestyle Vacations Program allows you to reserve a home or condo for long weekends, mini-vacations, and mid-week arrivals.

Want the inside scoop on all things relating to the OBX? Check out Sun Realty’s Outer Banks Beach Buzz Blog for the latest info on activities, restaurants, events and news.

We’re here to help you make the most of your Outer Banks vacation. The entire Sun Realty Team understands how important this time is to you and your family. Thank you for allowing us to host your next vacation!


Resort Realty

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Experience the best of Outer Banks

Since 1987, Resort Realty has been offering premier Outer Banks vacation rentals from Corolla to Nags Head. As a leading Outer Banks property manager, our goal has been to deliver 100% satisfaction to all of our vacation rental guests and vacation homeowners. Our new website makes booking an OBX family vacation online easy and enjoyable. You can search by Outer Banks town, number of bedrooms, location to the beach, amenities and more. We invite you to return to our OBX vacation website after you are booked and discover local Outer Banks events, view OBX restaurants and begin planning your much anticipated Outer Banks family vacation.
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Booking your OBX family vacation online is easy with Resort Realty. You can search by Outer Banks town, number of bedrooms, location, amenities and more. Our Outer Banks Rentals Specialists are also available to assist you in selecting the perfect vacation home rental in OBX from 8:30am to 9:00pm Monday – Friday and 8:30am to 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday.



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