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8008 South Old Oregon Inlet Road , Nags Head, NC 27959 USA (Show map)

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The name says it all "Relaxinn" for a little R&R beach style. At "Relaxinn" B&B it is our pleasure to make your stay relaxing and memorable. Located in historic Nags Head NC. Beach, pool and theraputic spa. Sun decks adorn front and rear for panoramic ocean and sound views. Closest ocean side B&B to Roanoke Island/Lost Colony.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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Great Relax Inn Weekend

5 on May 27, 2015

Wife and I spent 2015 Memorial Day Weekend at the Relax Inn. Margie and Eric were great host and saw to our every need. They spent time talking with us about the Outer Banks or any other topic that we had questions about. Our room was great. The hot breakfast each morning were great. The company was great. Most important of all is that it was Relax Inn which is exactly what we were looking for . Thanks for the hospitality.

Gem of a place in Nags Head.

5 on June 22, 2014

Our stay here was perfect in every way, as the name says RelaxInn and it was so relaxing. Beautifully presented home cooked breakfasts served in the semi outdoor area, and a delightful touch, hors d'oeuvres and wine late afternoon. Margie and Eric were able to give us lots of advice on places to visit in the area. Our room, The Captains room was spacious and comfortable with lovely décor. It is in a great location, a few minutes walk to the beach and Jennette,s Pier and some good places to eat nearby. We had a wonderful stay and the time passed too quickly. We will certainly be back when we are back in N.C.

Quiet, well-designed setting with lovely hosts

3.8 on June 18, 2014

My favorite time to visit the outer banks is late September and October because it's less busy and frenetic which makes it more relaxing. The RelaxInn manages to capture this ambience year-round. A very nice property with easy going but attentive hosts.

Perfect B&B

5 on September 20, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for three days in September 2013 and absolutely loved everything about Relaxinn B&B! We have been coming to the Outer Banks for MANY years, but this was our first B&B. The location is perfect. It is very close to restaurants and shops, the beach was across the street and over the dunes. Margie and Eric are perfect hosts! Breakfasts each morning (pancakes, omelettes, french toast, fruit, coffee...and wine/cheese/fruit at 4:00 p.m. every afternoon were wonderful. The grounds are beautiful, with LOTS of gorgeous plants. The pool, the numerous hammocks, the beach shower, the hot tub, the observation deck on the roof are all just perfect. We stayed in the Captain's Room on the ocean side...just right. The other two rooms are on the sound side, but any room will due...all are lovely. "RelaxInn" is the perfect name for this B&B. We will definitely stay here again next year.

One to Remember

5 on September 15, 2013

Charming inn, delightful and accommodating hosts. Aptly named inn as we thoroughly relaxed during our stay. Eric & Margie attended to our every need - before we could ask. Delicious homemade breakfasts. Timely afternoon wine and hors d' oeuvres was just great. Inn was convenient to all we wanted and needed. Hardly needed or used our car at all. We'll definitely be going back.


5 on July 15, 2013

The owners of Relax Inn truly went out of their way to ensure we were not only very comfortable, but also very pampered. The breakfasts were outstanding, the cleanliness of this B&B is so impressive and you will not find any nicer hosts. We loved jumping in the refreshing pool after a hot afternoon at the beach. Restaurants are within walking distance which we appreciated and the beach is directly across the street. If you go, make sure you check out the awesome views from the Relax Inn's observation deck. A real treat. We'll definitely be back in the future. Mike & Donna - Powhatan, VA

RelaxInn is a great place to stay in Nag's Head; great location and wonderful hosts!

4.8 on September 11, 2012

Eric and Margie go to great lengths to provide the comfort and local information to make your OBX stay a relaxing one!

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5 on August 06, 2012

Excellent service! Wonderful assortment of breakfast items!


5 on July 09, 2012

With every turn of a new corner we were met with beauty, cleanliness, kindness, and hospitality! This Bed and Breakfast has so much to offer. It has a hot tub, pool, hammocks, private entrances, observation deck, bikes, and beach amenities. It is in a fantastic location between the sound and only 75 yards to the ocean. There are lots of great restaurants and site seeing attractions around. There's so much to do and see, we couldn't get to it all! Last but not least, Eric and Margie are so kind and genuine. They love to serve in any way they can. And man, do they serve wonderful breakfasts!

Best Anniversary stay ever!

4.0 on June 27, 2012

Wanted something special and laid back for our 40th anniversary. So we booked well in advance because of the wesite and previous reviews. Plus we love the ocean. This was our 1st time staying at a B & B. From our arrival to our departure 4 days later, we were treated like V.I.P.'s Eric & Margie served great breakfasts. Eric knew the area and attractions quite well and was able to offer many suggestions for exploring. The afternoon "happy hour" was a great treat. The room and location were absolutely the best. Very, very comfortable and clean. An intimate 3 room home but the privacy felt like you were alone at your own home. Bathroom was a bit small but meticulously clean and decorated. The location (for our likes) was awesome. South end of Nags Head so in the middle of going to Hatteras in the south or Currituck in the north. Our first time ever on the Outer Banks of North Carolina; our first time in a B & B. Wow! We will return to "RelaxInn" Thanks Eric, Margie!!!

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Rooms & Rates

Captain's Room

Come be afloat in our Captains Room by the sea! A rosewood scandanavian queen size bed in a spacious bedroom surrounded by nautical treasures of artwork, sailing vessels, and an original inspiration of a Captain's imaginary under water scene captured in his painting. Drift off to sleep by the meserizing ocean sounds or from a varity of natures homeopathic spa sounds. Catch a glimpse of traveling ocean vessels from your private deck entrance/ sitting area. Hues of blue, yellow and golden sand colors make a connection to the water, sun and sand environment.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $250

Bodie Island Light House

Come enjoy your own private Island get away in our Bodie Island Room with cottage-style King size bed. Happy hues of yellow, reds and golds backdrop the nostgia of local history. A convenient connecting private bathroom awakens your senses of living near the ocean with a deep-sea handpainted mural. Choose from a varity of natures homeopathic spa sounds to fall asleep to or wake up to. A private deck entrance opens to outdoor rooms, grounds, hot tub and pool area. "Capture the moment" by continuing up the stairway tower to the roof top observation deck. A stary night or a sunny morning will greet you.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

Birds of Paradise

It's a jungle out there, so come & enjoy our melody in the Birds of Paradise Suite! A serene tropical Rain forest decor sets the mood of peace and contentment. Chill out in the king size bedroom or in the connecting comfy sofa room, adorned with tropical birds. The sofa room overlooks the pool, grounds and ajoins a spacious spa affect private bathroom. Fall asleep to a varity of natures soothing outdoor spa sounds and wake up refreshed to hear laughing seagulls at a distance. A private deck entrance opens onto many levels of deck leading to the roof top observation deck for a starry

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $175 - $275

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Location Type

Island, Oceanfront, Vista oceano, Small town


Norfolk, VA (ORF) 85 miles

Directions to property:

From the North - US64 to Hwy 168 South merge to US 158 in Currituck County - stay on 158 to island keep South to mile marker 16.5 - at light for US 12 turn left immediate next light go straight to beach road ( Old Oregon ) turn right forth house on the right. - From the West US 64 to island follow sign to beach turn right Old Oregon Inlet forth house on the right

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Oregon Inlet Sports Fishing, Boating/ water sports, Wright brother memorial, Bird watching/ wildlife, Bike paths, Bodie Island /Cape Hateras light houses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Copier, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Hammocks, Bathhouse/ two outdoor showers, Picnic and barbecue area, Outdoor wet bar, Bikes, Beach chairs/coolers/boogy boards

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 10:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Birds of Paradise suite can sleep one additional, added cost
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekend two night minimum - Holiday three night minimum
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Fifty percent upon reservation - Balance thirty days prior to arrival
  • Cancellations: In the unlikely event that you must cancel with less than thirty (30) days* notice, shorten your stay or check out early, please understand that we must ask you to take responsibility for your entire reservation. If we can rebook your room(s), a full or partial refund will be made less a $50 processing fee.Our Hurricane Policy: If Nags Head is issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order a credit will be given for another stay. 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. We strongly recommend affordable trip insurance.




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About the innkeepers

Anything to do with the water - nature and wildlife - culture - meeting B&B type people''''

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Home cooked

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 10:00
  • Serving Location: Outdoor - weather permitting, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Famous Island Omelette
The fluffy omelette is a refined version of an ancient food. According to Alan Davidson, the French word omelette came into use during the mid-16th century, but the versions alumelle and alumete are employed by the Ménagier de Paris in 1393. Rabelais (Pantagruel, IV, 9) mentions an homelaicte d'oeufs , Olivier de Serres an amelette, François Pierre La Varenne's Le cuisinier françois (1651) has aumelette, and the modern omelette appears in Cuisine bourgoise (1784).


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Birds of Paradise Suite

Regular Rate: $255 now $200 (22% Savings:)

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8008 South Old Oregon Inlet Road , Nags Head, NC 27959 USA (Show map)

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