Owens’ Motel in Nags Head, NC
An Experience Unlike Any Other

Owens’ Motel in Nags Head, NC provides guests comfort in knowing they will have a fantastic Outer Banks experience. Exceptional accommodations service and value is what Owens’ Motel is all about, while maintaining its rich historic roots to the area through time-honored principles and the unique, traditional feel of lodging in the Old Nags Head style.
Owens’ Motel is a family owned and operated motel that is located on the beach in South Nags Head. Where all families, friends, fishermen, golfers, and bikers are always welcome. Owens’ Motel has clean, cozy, and comfortable rooms at competitive and affordable rates. Accommodations include oceanfront efficiencies, oceanside rooms, westside courtyard, westside rooms and an apartment.


There is an oceanfront barbeque grill and picnic area. Located directly across from the beach road, you’ll find our clean, refreshing swimming pool. Daily maid service, air conditioning, and cable TV are part of the amenities that will make your stay comfortable. We occasionally offer discounts and specials.

The motel is located in the center of it all. Close to the Oregon Inlet fishing center, Pirates Cove Marina, Tanger Outlet shopping, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Wright Brothers Memorial, Jennette’s Pier, The North Carolina Aquarium, Elizabethan Gardens, Historic Manteo and The Lost Colony. Check out a complete list on our Points of Interest page.

Owens’ Restaurant, a AAA Three Diamond Award restaurant, is directly across the street on-site. The restaurant has become the flagship of dining excellence on the Outer Banks for over 70 years. Well known for serving the freshest seafood, tender aged Prime beef, and whole Maine lobster, all are served with the families’ famous hospitality. History buffs will marvel at the collection of museum quality artifacts. Open for dinner nightly.

Message from the Manager

Hi, my name is Jim and I am pleased to have you visit our Owens' Motel website. Hopefully we will get to meet in person.
Here at Owens' we want to simply let you enjoy your time here on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are here for you.