Policies - Nags Head, NC Inn | Tar Heel Motel
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Policies and Info

Lobby Hours are 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. If your arrival time will be later please call so that we can make prior arrangements. To help keep lodging rates affordable, the Tar Heel Motel does not serve any type of breakfast. We do have coffee available in the lobby every morning for guests and can recommend many great places nearby to grab a morning bite.

Check-in is 3:00 - 9:00 pm; Check-out is 11:00 am.


This is a non-smoking motel; smoking is allowed on the outside porches only. A $50 cleaning fee will be charged if you smoke in the rooms.

Guest pets are not allowed. Should guests be caught with a pet in the room, you will be asked to leave immediately and there will be no refund and a $50 cleaning fee will apply.

Must be 21 years of age to reserve a room and check-in. You will be denied check-in if you do not meet age requirement and no refund will be given.


A deposit for the first night of your stay will be charged to your card to secure reservation. One Night stays will be charged the full amount. VISA, MasterCard, America Express and Discover accepted.

Cancellations and Refund Policy

Reservations canceled 8 days prior to arrival will be refunded; cancellations 7 days or less of required notice are considered non-refundable deposits but may be applied to a future stay. Early departures are considered cancellations and as such fall under the same policy.

Our Hurricane Policy

Should a Mandatory Evacuation Order be given to Nags Head on the Outer Banks, a refund will be given. If evacuation order is not issued for Nags Head, a credit for another stay will be given should our guest decide not to stay/arrive.