John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

2009 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, United States
+1 252 441 7141

Cheapest
rate per night

7.7

Good
based on 936 reviews
John Yancey Oceanfront Inn - Kill Devil Hills, NC, United States
Fri 25/6
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Sat 26/6
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Value for money

7.8

Distance to city centre

2.8 mi

Location rating

9.2

Nearest airport

Norfolk

Distance to airport

69.2 mi

Rooms available at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Fri 25/6
Sat 26/6

Queen rooms

£62+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Queen bed
£62
Queen bed
£62
Queen bed
£177

King rooms

£55+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
King bed
£55
King bed
£72
King bed
£174
King bed
£174
King bed
£205

Double rooms

£55+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Double bed
£55
Unknown
£55
Unknown
£55
Unknown
£61
Double bed
£89
Unknown
£106
Unknown
£128
Unknown
£132
Unknown
£134
Double bed
£175
Double bed
£197

Deluxe rooms

£84+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£84
Queen bed
£93
Queen bed
£102
King bed
£110
King bed
£115
King bed
£127
Unknown
£144
Unknown
£166
Unknown
£189
Queen bed
£248
Queen bed
£310
Queen bed
£360

Standard rooms

£36+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£36
King bed
£44
King bed
£44
Unknown
£47
Queen bed
£49
King bed
£53
King bed
£55
King bed
£55
King bed
£55
Queen bed
£58
King bed
£59
Queen bed
£59
Queen bed
£60
Queen bed
£119
King bed
£133
King bed
£177
Unknown
£187
Double bed
£195

Reviews of John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Pros

Cons

Traveller rating

17
2
7
4
2

Time of year

Traveller type

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room was clean in 394 reviews
right on the beach in 367 reviews
great location in 298 reviews
friendly staff in 240 reviews
breakfast was good in 220 reviews
ocean view in 50 reviews
location and price in 46 reviews
clean towels in 33 reviews
pet friendly in 30 reviews
bed was comfortable in 23 reviews
first floor in 16 reviews
easy access in 13 reviews
bed was uncomfortable in 6 reviews
  • Excellent
    Oct 2017
    9.7

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. My family got stranded due to car trouble, and they managed to find us a room quickly with a 10% discount. The free breakfast was very nice. Right next to the beach. Excellent location. Very close to Jockey's Ridge and the Wright Brothers Memorial. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Okay
    Sep 2017
    4.2

    Staff friendly and helpful Great location

    Rundown hotel

  • Good
    Dec 2016
    6.8

    It was on the beach

    Room needs updating, It had a smell. Room was not cleaned. Had to call they desk brought fresh towels. Breakfast was limited, hard bagels.

  • Mediocre
    Aug 2016
    2.5

    Poor service, poor facilities

    Upon arrival the outdated look isn't bad, but then the young brunette chick with an accent gives you attitude, dirty looks and tells you she "isn't sure" when your room will be ready after it is PAST check-in....so already off to a bad start! Then they fail to call you when your room finally is ready—when they tell you to your face they will call you the moment your room is cleaned—and you're put in the WRONG room: a smoking, pet-friendly room; neither of which was mentioned on the website or requested and they wanted to try to charge EXTRA for those "special rooms"..... Allergy attack immediately upon entering the pet friendly/smoking room we hadn't reserved and major attitude to get the room we had reserved. More dirty looks from young brunette girl with accent. Also asked if I could find a restroom or changing room to change into a swimsuit so we could hang on the beach until our room was ready and young brunette with accent said "not possible" but I could "go to bar across street"....so towel change in parking lot then come to see a changing room and shower room.

    Almost everything besides the location

  • Okay
    Jun 2016
    4.2

    Dirty, falling apart, however good location.

    Location. It's an oceanfront hotel. However not all the rooms are overlooking the beach. Has BBQ/picnic area. Outdoor pool.

    We booked a room with a queen bed & we were given a full size bed in a handicap accessible room. The bed itself was complete mush, we didn't sleep very well & our backs were killing us. The staff was rude & mostly barely English speaking foreigners. (What's the point of that!) The room was horribly dirty, we saw a roach & they wouldn't move us to another room. I could look past every other issue except roachs!!! The property overall is very un-kept and it's falling apart & the few coats of paint for appearances just aren't working anymore. Costumer service is very lacking. The full-time employees, aside from those who are there on some summer foregin exchange work visa program (who are useless) look miserable. Not a single smile on anyone's face. It's sad. Thankfully, the property is on the beach! If you choose to stay here you must upgrade/request a room directly on the beach. I was able to peek into one of those rooms during cleaning hours & wow those rooms are in much better condition! However, I only peeked in for a sec., beware of the awful beds & room dwelling roaches.

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About John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Overview

The John Yancey Oceanfront Inn is located in Nags Head, Outer Banks. This has been a destination for families for many generations, located at Milepost 10 and offering direct beach access for guests. There are pet-friendly rooms at this hotel, which offers select rooms with private oceanfront balconies and stunning views of the ocean. Complimentary WiFi and flat-screen TVs with HD cable are included in all guest rooms. Guests also enjoy complimentary breakfast at this hotel.

The John Yancey Oceanfront Inn is close to the Nags Head lighthouses, as well as many shopping and dining options in the local area. Roanoke Island and the sight of the Wright brothers flight are also nearby this centrally-located inn. This is a non-smoking hotel, which is next door to a restaurant for convenient guest dining. There is a playground and picnic area which features picnic tables and grills, as well as a gazebo area for enjoying the scenic ocean views.

The guest rooms at this hotel offer spacious accommodations, with select adjoining rooms and kitchenette suites. Rooms include refrigerators and microwaves, with direct beach access via private patio for all first floor rooms in the Four Seasons and Sea Buildings. The hotel also features an outdoor pool and kiddie pool that are open seasonally, as well as complimentary access to the Outer Banks YMCA for fitness, sports, exercise classes, and access to an outdoor water park. There are guest laundry facilities on the property, which also features a special pet run area.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

7.7 Good

based on 936 reviews

8.0

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

5.8

Facilities

9.2

Location

Check in

17:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at John Yancey Oceanfront Inn

Free Wi-Fi
Radio
Non-smoking rooms available
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Internet
Terrace/Patio
Daily housekeeping
Disabled access
Family rooms
Grill
Fire extinguisher
Laundry facilities
Lift
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Smoke alarms
Heating
Breakfast included
Contactless check-in/check-out
Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing in dining areas
Fishing
Physical distancing rules
First-aid kit
Outdoor pool
Alarm clock
Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
Hairdryer
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Bridal suite
Cable or satellite TV
Telephone
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
Air-conditioned
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Children's television networks
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
Safe
Complimentary breakfast
Coffee machine
Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
TV
Free parking
Picnic area
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Playground
Vending machine (drinks)
Private beach
Vending machine (snacks)
Garden
Private bathroom
Designated smoking area
Private parking

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve1.1 mi
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial1.7 mi
  • Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf2.6 mi
  • Avalon Fishing Pier3.6 mi
  • Paradise Fun Park4.4 mi