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John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Orbitz.comUS$ 170*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those few feel at home places on Outerbanks!. I booked this for my family and a few friends. And we all insisted on a first floor room with a beach facing balcony. Its absolute bliss. Stay in the room, it has a small kitchenette and walk right to the beach. my kids loved it. The only...

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edward22, Public Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Glad you had a great stay at The Yancey. We agree - our oceanfront rooms are unique in that you are steps from rooms to beach! We look forward to having you back again soon!

Boones Mill, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a couple of different buildings. Previously, we stayed in the larger, multi-story hotel building (with an "ocean view" - which is NOT ocean front). This time, we lucked out and were in the older section (Room 503) and you open the sliding glass door, step onto the porch and then onto the beach. You are literally a...

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edward22, Guest Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Glad you enjoy our Sea Building oceanfronts, and look forward to having you back again soon! We do have plans to continue updating our rooms and improving our guest experience. Management

PITTSFORD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great motel right on the ocean - and not affiliated with a large hotel chain. There are several room options in 2 buildings. Highly recommend choosing a room in the Four Seasons building with a semi-ocean view. Costs a little more than some rooms in the main building; less than oceanfront rooms. We were in Room 320...

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edward22, Public Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We look forward to having you back again at our oceanfront hotel.

Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a chain hotel, so don't expect it to look or feel like one. That is NOT a bad thing, either. I was a little apprehensive after reading some of the previous reviews. To us, this hotel felt more like a family beach front house. If you're a dog owner, you know that you have limited, decent hotel...

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edward22, Public Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Please come back again and see us for your next Outer Banks vacation!

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were clean and okay. Beds were good and there was plenty of hot water. Breakfast was medicore but adequate. Restaurant across the street was fabulous! Did not have an ocean view room but ocean was about 100 steps away.

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edward22, Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Come back again and try the oceanfront rooms. We will pass on the breakfast feedback to our F&B team as we are always looking for ways to improve our customer experience. And yes, we agree, the Kill Devil Grill is the best of the beach! Management

johnson city tn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beach front. Lower level. Room 503. Open curtains and slide open the door to hear and see the ocean. Pet friendly. Super nice breakfast staff was helpful in local activities. Stayed here 2 times. Next visit was second floor ocean view. Safe. Secure. Clean. Helpful. Best deal we couldn't find

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edward22, Guest Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! We strive to be the best oceanfront hotel on the Outer Banks. We look forward to having you back again soon at The Yancey!

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night while working. Easy access to the beach. Rooms are dated and funky. Great for spring break not so much families. Why do hotels call some cheap prepackaged muffins and warm coffee a free breakfast? Spend a little more and stay at the chains up the road if you're with the family. By myself it was adequate.

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Millersville, Maryland
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is an economical spot right on the beach. The rooms are clean, comfortable and enjoyable. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Management, however, is a bit tone deaf. We made are reservations months ago for spring break with a credit card at about $20/day above current price. Issues include: 1) pool was closed for repair, other hotels pools...

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edward22, Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We are continuing to work to improve our guest experience - including major work every offseason. This year we did major upgrades to pool area, with new pool furniture to showcase soon as well! We don't open the pool typically until mid May, and are careful to disclose that to April renters - though with this...

Fredericksburg, United States
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Staff was very nice, professional and accommodating, quickly taking care of our issues (stopped up sink), breakfast was average, but no place to eat, breakfast room was closed, food served in lobby. Room smelled of smoke when first entered, needed to go and personally buy Fabreeze, walls are paper thin, we could hear the normal level conversation in the adjoining...

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edward22, Guest Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. 100% of our guest rooms are non-smoking, so there should be no smoking odor at all. We offer complete guest satisfaction and would have been happy to move you to another guest room. We also offer 2 of our 4 building that don't allow pets so hopefully next time you stay with us we can put...

Richlands, Virginia
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We decided to take a weekend trip to OBX and stayed at the John Yancey Inn. The price was very reasonable​ and the hotel is quaint. We stayed in room 105 it appeared to be remodeled and was very clean. The staff was friendly so I couldn't complain there. The only downside was things the hotel could not control like...

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edward22, Guest Relations Manager at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We are continuing to renovate all our guest rooms, with all rooms having new carpets in the last 3 years. We definitely recommend the oceanfront rooms in Four Seasons Building and Sea Building which offer unobstructed ocean views! Look forward to having you back. Jeff

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oceanfront motel in the heart of the Outer Banks, NC. Outdoor pool, dune deck, rooms with balconies, FREE breakfast, FREE Wi-Fi, and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Address: 2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7761
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range: ₹ 6,812 - ₹ 13,040 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — John Yancey Oceanfront Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
John Yancey Oceanfront Hotel Kill Devil Hills
John Yancey Quality Inn
Quality Inn Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills Quality Inn
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn Kill Devil Hills, NC - Outer Banks
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose the room on the main old building on first floor if we want free access to the beach.”
PunamJ, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“We had an ocean front room - literally right on the beach (Room 503). Lovely!!”
jeaniegreen313, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Go oceanfront, it's still affordable, and decent while being dog friendly. Sea Building was our favorite.”
  • Awesome power outlet with USB/plug capabilities in Sea Building Oceanfront room.
  • Railing a bit too high when sitting down.
  • Dog friendly, oceanfront room, Sea Building.
  • Dog friendly rooms/balcony, oceanfront, Sea Building.
  • Microwave, mini-fridge, coffee/coffee maker, ice bucket.
sarahtK4605NF, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for ocean view room”
DaveP866, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view or ocean front great value”
savagetrips, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
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