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Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

4701 South Virginia Dare Trail , Nags Head, North Carolina 27959

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

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Private Beach Access and Beautiful Ocean Views in Nags Head!

Located on the white sand shores of Nags Head, North Carolina, our oceanfront hotel is the only Outer Banks hotel that features over 4 acres of pristine oceanfront, and is located in a quiet, residential area. Relax on the sands of the Atlantic Ocean or take an adventure with local surfing, fishing and dolphin tours. Because your experience is our priority, complimentary services include: indoor pool, full free hot and cold breakfast bar, laundry facility, free Wi-Fi, business center, 24 hour fitness center, and express checkout. Our Nags Head hotel is located within minutes of all the top attractions including Jennette's Pier, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Bodie Island Lighthouse, and the Wright Brothers National Memorial. After a busy day of taking in the beauty of the Outer Banks, Nags Head, and Kill Devil Hills; do not miss the opportunity to relax year-round in our indoor heated pool.

Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront Hotel is famous for delivering a quality Outer Banks beachfront experience for a quarter of a century by offering our highly valued guests honest vacation value. According to Outer Banks hotel reviews, our guests love the recent renovations on our 4 acres of beautiful oceanfront sand dunes, pristine beach, manicured Bermuda lawns and lush barrier island gardens. It is our aim to make you a repeat guest and offer you a superior Nags Head vacation.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
Wake up in our brand new Holiday Inn Express with views of the ocean or street side. All rooms feature the new Holiday Inn Express Formula Blue design with Holiday Inn Express bedding package, a microwave, refrigerator, flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi. A limit of one parking pass per room applies.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-room Safe
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available
  • Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathtub
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Free Local Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Stereo/Radio
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 120AC
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Express Start complimentary breakfast available from 6:30-9:30 every morning. Awaken with a fresh cup of coffee and come join us for a great start to your day on the beach!
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
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Business Services

  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Entertainment & Recreation

  • Indoor Pool
  • Heated Indoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

State of the Art fitness center includes Treadmill, Elliptical Machines, Free Weights and Stationary Bicycle.

Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Elliptical Machines
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Treadmill

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

4701 South Virginia Dare Trail

Nags Head, North Carolina 27959

United States


Check In: 4:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 21

  • Parking + -

    • Complimentary Self Parking Available
    • One Parking Pass Per Guest Room Limited Covered Parking Available
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Exercise Facility
    • Business Center
    • Pool
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 0

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Exercise Facility
    • Pool

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Portable Bathtub Seats
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
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    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Only Service Dogs permitted.
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    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 5
    • Total Number of Rooms: 100
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 100
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 5

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    • American Express
    • Carte Blanche
    • Diners Club
    • Discover
    • JCB
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
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    Our Highlights
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    Private Beach Access
    Jockey's Ridge State Park Is Minutes Away!
    All-Season Indoor Pool
    Wright Brothers National Memorial!
    Book Your Group With Us!
    We love groups and we know how to take care of them! Contact our sales manager for more details and special group rates. Email us at
    Private Beach Access
    Toes in the sand just steps from your room! Enjoy private beach access on the Atlantic Coast in Nags Head, NC when you stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express. We can't wait to welcome you!
    Jockey's Ridge State Park Is Minutes Away!
    The tallest living sand dune on the Atlantic coast and one of the best places to view the sunset over the sound is less than 3 miles from our front door. Check it out at Jockey's Ridge State Park!
    All-Season Indoor Pool
    You will enjoy relaxing in our indoor heated pool, open year round. Our indoor pool also has quick and easy access to the beach, right outside its door. Open 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM every day.
    Wright Brothers National Memorial!
    The Wright Brothers National Memorial, located in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, commemorates the first successful flight of the duo. It is located just minutes from our hotel. Ask the front desk for details.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront

    • Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront for hotel guests.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront has an indoor pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront is available from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront is from 4:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront has 100 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront.