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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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Oriental, North Carolina
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a smaller non-chain motel, with 2 buildings, one oceanview/oceanfront, and a tower building that is oceanfront. We had a corner room on the 4th floor of the tower building. Has a little balcony with 2 Adirondack chairs for additional oceanfront feeling. Bathroom was tiny, which is why I only gave it 4 stars. Shutters has 2 pools, one... More 

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Parksley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at Shutters on the Banks. Both times were off season so the rates were wonderful. The accommodations are picturesque and very comfortable. We stayed in an oceanfront room each time and were very pleased with the cleanliness and room amenities. The oceanfront view itself was worth the stay. Breakfast and free wifi are important to... More 

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Scotland Neck
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional accommodations as always. In the past, we have always stayed in the main building. This time we stayed in The Towers on the 2nd floor with a dune view. We absolutely loved the private balcony and used it extensively as the weather was not so great during our stay. The room was immaculate as have been all the rooms... More 

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are always trying to improve. That's what makes it all worth while. More 

St. Thomas
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is a beachfront motel, not a hotel, and it is better than average as a motel. My ground floor oceanfront room was perfectly clean, had no musty smells, no sand, none of the challenges that oceanfront accommodations confront. The lobby is pretty, breakfast incudes waffles, bagels, pastries, cereals. The bed was a little soft for my taste but OK.... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We take pride in having a great staff that loves our property and our guests. Please come see us again. More 

Norton, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience staying at the Shutters. The staff was super helpful . the room was great. Clean and well kept. Free breakfast was fantastic and delitious. We stayed the week between Christmas and new years so the area was quiet being off season. We will stay there again on our next trip to the OBX. Shutters is... More 

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

Glad you guys enjoyed your stay. A little laid back OBX hospitality is always good for the soul. Please come see us again. More 

New Hampshire
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Shutters is not The Plaza or a Ritz. It is a nice, normal hotel/motel right on the Atlantic and convenient to everything on OBX. Had a balcony overlooking the ocean and facing the sunrise. Jacuzzi was clean and welcome. Beds were very comfortable and staff was very pleasant. Basic continental breakfast. They have a webcam looking out to their gazebo... More 

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

Thanks for staying with us. We try to keep Shutters unique as possible. Try us in the spring its beautiful here that time of year. More 

Greenville, North Carolina
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We selected Shutters to celebrate the new year with friends in Kitty Hawk. The price for the weekend was excellent. Our room was ready an hour ahead of time and they called to let us know. The check in staff were warm and helpful. The hotel is older but well maintained. The room had recently been updated. The room was... More 

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

At Shutters every guest is important to us, legendary service is what we strive to achieve. Thanks so Much More 

Zuni
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

You pay for the view but it really is worth it. The balcony was amazing! Great way to end the evening sitting out there and listening to the ocean. The room was nice, clean and the mini fridge was great to have. The walk way to the beach was better then some, and the wash station was a great feature... More 

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

You guys are awesome please come visit us again and again and again More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

The view was wonderful and better than we expected. The room was nice, bed comfortable and the room was clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay please come getaway with us sometime soon Staff at Shutters on The Banks More 

Yorktown
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66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

This was a girls get away weekend. The hospitality was wonderful. We got an upgrade to ocean view and it was wonderful. The room was nice and accommodated us well. The location and design with the pavilion and walkway was perfect. It did have continental breakfast but it was lacking. The waffle machine wasn't working well, the hard boiled tasted... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our property. Anytime you need a celebration please come see us. More 

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