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Shutters on the Banks

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405 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 (Formerly Colony IV by the Sea)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greenville, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great hotel with excellent beach access. It is located in the heart of Kill Devil Hills and is within walking distance to restaurants. The staff was extremely helpful and professional, the rooms were clean, and the beds were very comfortable. We will definitely stay here again.

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. Thank you so much for recognizing COMFORT-STYLE-VALUE that Shutters on the Banks has to offer. It is definitively a hidden GEM! Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Moorhead, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a King Suite on the 3rd floor with an ocean view. There is an elevator and luggage cart available to help get your things to your room. The room itself was pretty nice, it had a couch, king bed, fridge, microwave and a patio. The bathroom was smallish and we had a burnt out light in the... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. I am sorry it took our maintenance team so long to address the issue they are usually quick to respond to anything that is brought to their attention. I will definitively investigate and find out why. We would love to serve you again. Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Shutter's on The Banks is a very nice place to stay. I brought my visiting daughter down for one night so she could see the Outer Banks while she was visiting. Our room was bright, clean and very cosy and we could see the ocean from out second floor room. Although this is a Motel it feels like a hotel.... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

We are thankful that you have taken the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. It is refreshing to hear that you had an excellent stay with us. We will be looking forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Dalton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for our 5th wedding anniversary. We had a great time and enjoyed the beach access, as well as the indoor and outdoor pools. The location in Kill Devil Hills was really convenient as there was a lot nearby. We would definitely stay here again. Keep an eye out for deals on their website as... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

We are thankful that you have taken the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. It is refreshing to hear that you had an excellent stay with us. We will be looking forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Lincroft, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were very happy with our stay at Shutters on the Banks. Situated directly on the beach with beautiful views (3rd and fourth floors in the tower - otherwise, you may be limited to dunes. Friendly, accommodating staff from front desk to housekeeping. Nice breakfast included. It is a motel that is staffed like a hotel. Very pleased with our... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. Yes, our oceanfront location is the perfect spot for a vacation. We are centrally located in the Outer Banks and we have plenty of great amenities to make your stay pleasurable and comfortable. We hope you enjoyed walks on the beach or the great views. Please come... More 

Canandaigua, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a few days on the OBX. We have been staying at Shutters now for the last 4 years. It is a great choice if you want a place close to the beach but also with pools. The staff have always been very friendly and helpful. They have 2 pools, indoor and outdoor and of course the beach... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. We value your feedback. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. We are glad you enjoyed your view of the ocean. Our prime location is perfect to watch the sunrise and view the beach, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was our first time to OBX. Staying at shutters made it a great experience. Location was great. Breakfast was great, and with the extra seating on the patio was a awesome way to start off the day. Everyone on the staff was polite and friendly, especially when you saw them everywhere busy keeping the place in tip top shape.... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

We are thankful that you have taken the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. It is refreshing to hear that you had an excellent stay with us. We will be looking forward to serving you again. Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Aurora, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for only one night as we were meeting my daughter and granddaughter for an orthodontist consultation. Even though it was only one night at the busiest time of the summer the staff was very courteous, helpful and concerned about our comfort. The room was very clean and the beds were quite comfortable. I will definitely stay here again... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Words cannot describe how delighted we are to have made your stay an outstanding one! Please come back and enjoy all the amenities that we have to offer. Sincerely, Simone Ryan More 

Mercer, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with very helpful and pleasant front desk people. Parking was a bit tricky, but other than that, very clean and a nice room. We stayed only one night as we had rented a house for the next day...for the week. I would stay again..you won't be disappointed.

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

We value your feedback and we are happy you took the time to review our property Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. Yes the higher floors offer a crisp clear view of the ocean. Our prime location is perfect to watch the sunrise and view the beach,... More 

Easton
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been travelling to OBX from PA for about 16 years, and we fluctuate between leaving at midnight on our check-in day, or coming down the day prior, which is usually a Friday, and staying overnight in a hotel. The past two years, we made the trip down the day before and spent the night at Shutters. This year's... More 

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Simone R, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

What a great review to post here on Trip Advisor! We really appreciate you recognizing that our breakfast is well supplied. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed our Breakfast buffet unlike other hotels chains we offer a complete buffet with waffles and much more. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s... More 

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