Top 10 Beachfront Hotels In Outer Banks, North Carolina - Updated 2022

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina, popularly referred to as OBX, is a strip of barrier islands that separates the mainland and the Atlantic Ocean. Very popular as a summer destination, this area comprises a large number of beautiful beaches, charming seaside towns, historic lighthouses, fascinating wildlife, and great food. Some of the most well-known beaches of this area include Kill Devil Hills Beach, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head Beach, and Coquina Beach. Its many coastal towns offer plenty of attractions and are great places to enjoy seafood. Bodie Island Lighthouse and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse are two must-visit lighthouses, while piers such as Jennette’s Pier and Avon Fishing Pier are also interesting. If you’re wondering where to stay for your trip, read on for our list of the top beachfront hotels in Outer Banks, North Carolina.

1. Sanderling Resort Outer Banks (from USD 305)

This beachfront resort-style hotel offers a sophisticated elegance with classy furnishing and premium amenities. Sanderling Resort Outer Banks is located on Currituck Sound and just off the Atlantic Ocean, offering plenty of water views - guests can choose from either sound view or ocean view rooms. Other rooms come with pool views. High-end rooms come with additional space and private balconies with views. The property offers plenty of facilities such as three swimming pools that include one heated indoor pool, three restaurants and a full-service spa.


Sanderling Resort Outer Banks

Wifi Available

Address: 1461 Duck Road
Accommodates: 16

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

2. Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk (from USD 209)

Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk is located on Kitty Hawk Beach (110 yards/100 m), very close to a fishing pier. This modern-style hotel offers balconies with ocean views in every room. The rooms feature understated decor with elegant furnishings. The available amenities include flatscreen TVs, minifridges and free WiFi. The suites offer additional space by way of a sitting room. Guests can enjoy several facilities on the hotel’s premises, including two pools, a gym and a games room. For dining, guests have access to a bar-cum-bistro.


Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk

Address: 5353 North Virginia DareTrail
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

3. Hampton Inn & Suites Outer Banks-Corolla (from USD 204)

With its superb location right on the beach, Hampton Inn and Suites Outer Banks Corolla will ensure you do not need to walk more than a few minutes to reach the ocean. The hotel offers simple yet comfortably furnished rooms and suites that all come with a balcony or a patio, and with some featuring ocean views. The in-room amenities include a microwave, refrigerator, and flatscreen TV. The hotel’s premises encompass a wide range of facilities that include a heated indoor pool with a hot tub, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a fitness centre.


Hampton Inn & Suites Outer Banks/Corolla

Wifi Available

Address: 333 Audubon Drive
Accommodates: 5

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

4. Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Nags Head Oceanfront (from USD 198)

Hotel Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Nags Head Oceanfront provides direct beach access as it is located just across Kill Devil Hills Beach (165 yards/150 m). Many of the hotel’s rooms come with ocean views while others offer city views or dune views. The general ambience is low-key with subdued decor and high-quality furnishings. The in-room facilities include free WiFi, microwaves and flat-screen TVs. The on-site amenities that guests can use include an indoor pool, a fitness centre, complimentary launderette and an on-site restaurant with sea views as well as a bar.


Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Nags Head Oceanfront

Address: 1701 South Virginia Dare Trail

Kid meals VIP room facilities Sun terrace Golf course (within 3 km) Bridal suite Daily housekeeping Windsurfing Cycling

5. Islander Hotel & Resort (from USD 143)

Enjoy private beach access at this resort-style hotel, which is located on Emerald Isle(165 yards/150 m from Emerald Isle Beach). This hotel offers pleasantly furnished rooms with elegant decor. Select rooms and suites come with ocean views and suites come with private balconies and separate sitting areas. The in-room amenities include kitchenettes, minifridges and microwaves. The hotel offers an outdoor pool with a pool deck.


Islander Hotel & Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 102 Islander Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

6. Shutters on the Banks (from USD 161)

Located on Kill Devil Hills Beach, Shutters on the Banks offers a lovely relaxed ambience and plenty of amenities. This family-operated hotel features rooms and suites with conveniences like a flatscreen TV, minifridges and free WiFi. Premium suites provide an additional seating area, kitchenettes, hot tubs and private balconies. Some rooms come with ocean views while others offer dune views. The property provides plenty of facilities such as an outdoor pool, a heated indoor pool, a gym and free breakfast.


Shutters on the Banks

Wifi Available

Address: 405 South Virginia Dare Trails
Accommodates: 4

Parking 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Business centre

7. The Sea Ranch Resort (from USD 149)

With its superb location just off Kill Devil Hills Beach (55 yards/50 m), this laidback hotel is a great option for a beach getaway. The hotel offers a mix of rooms and suites, a selection of which feature balconies with ocean views. The rooms are well-furnished with a pleasant coastal theme and they offer all essential amenities. The condo-style suites provide two rooms that include a separate sitting room and a kitchenette. The available amenities include flatscreen TVs, minifridges, and coffee machines. Guests can enjoy several on-site conveniences that include a fitness centre, a heated indoor pool, and pet-friendly accommodation. The hotel also offers a relaxed open-air bistro that serves American coastal cuisine.


The Sea Ranch Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 1731 North Virginia Dare Trail MP 7
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Family rooms

8. Surf Side Hotel (from USD 138)

Situated on Nags Head Beach (22 yards/20 m), Surf Side Hotel offers a variety of neatly furnished rooms and suites. Guests can choose from premium rooms, condo-style suites and loft rooms, many of which offer ocean views. The hotel’s accommodation features subdued decor. The in-room amenities include a sitting area, a flatscreen TV, a minifridge and microwave, and some rooms coming with hot tubs. The list of on-site facilities includes two swimming pools, complimentary breakfast and a terrace with sunset views. The hotel also holds a social hour daily, offering wine and snacks.


Surf Side Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 6701 Virginia Dare Trail
Accommodates: 6

Parking 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

9. Comfort Inn South Oceanfront (from USD 178)

Situated just steps away from Nags Head Beach(44 yards/40 m), Comfort Inn South Oceanfront offers modern rooms that feature amenities such as free WiFi, a microwave and a minifridge. Premium rooms come with additional seating areas, a balcony and hot tubs. Select rooms come with ocean views. Free breakfast, free parking, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre are among the facilities available to guests.


Comfort Inn South Oceanfront

Wifi Available

Address: 8031 Old Oregon Inlet Road
Accommodates: 4

Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Internet services

10. Comfort Inn On the Ocean (from USD 150)

Offering close proximity to Kill Devil Hills Beach (165 yards/150 m), Comfort Inn on the Ocean is a chain hotel located close to all local attractions. Its rooms come with all essential amenities like a TV and microwaves, and they feature casual decor with unfussy furnishings. Some rooms come with private balconies offering ocean views. The facilities available in the hotel include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a picnic area.


Comfort Inn on the Ocean

Wifi Available

Address: 1601 South Virginia Dare Trail
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

A memorable vacation

While planning a trip to Outer Banks, it definitely is a good idea to stay by the beach - you can watch great sunsets and enjoy the sea breeze. We have selected excellent options for you, whether you are planning a family vacation or a romantic getaway. So, pick one of these top beachfront hotels in Outer Banks, North Carolina for a memorable vacation!

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