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Shutters on the Banks

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   405 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 (Formerly Colony IV by the Sea)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Robin D Smithfield, Virginia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Smithfield, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at Shutters several times in the past couple of years. This stay was as wonderful as all the others but with the added bonus of a free upgrade to oceanview when a problem was found with our original room prior to check-in. What a treat! The room was neat, nicely decorated, spacious and comfortable. There was an... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Robin D, Thank you for your great review and thank you for booking your return trip with us also. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you enjoyed the upgrade also. I look forward to seeing you again in a few weeks. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Ashland, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son and I stayed here for 7 days and I never met an employee that didn't greet me with a smile. The front desk personnel was especially helpful with any request I had (either for directions or their personal opinions on restaurants). I would only recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to come to the Outer Banks. The location... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Roberta D, Thank you for your very nice review and wonderful comments. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that the staff took good care of you. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Harrisburg, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our first trip to OBX and stayed at Shutters on the Banks for a weekend. Once we walked into the lobby we felt at home. Sandy at the front desk was so courteous and personable and this was the FIRST time meeting her. She was informative in recommending a great restaurant for lunch and even... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Sharon B, Thank you for posting a review of your stay and I'm so happy that you enjoyed your time with us. I hope that we will see you when you celebrate your anniversary. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

South Boston, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was perfect, location couldn't be beat. Bathroom a little small, but it did what it was suppose to do. The beach access was terrific. Breakfast was also wonderful. Overall we loved the hotel, the price was great and the staff friendly. We stayed at another hotel last year and left after one night. Not this hotel, we will... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Sandra L, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the Outer Banks. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Pittsford, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife found Shutters online and never having been to the OBX we really didn't know what to expect. We couldn't have been more pleased with our stay. It's apparent that Shutters on the Banks has been a hotel on the NC shore for some time now, but it is also apparent that it has been recently renovated. It's so... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Mike S, Thank you for your very nice review and thank you for taking the time to post it. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you enjoyed the hotel and the Outer Banks. I look forward to seeing you again on your next trip. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Pittsford, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was by far amazing. It had an oceanfront balcony and while it was too cold to enjoy it for any length of time, I still was able to enjoy the ocean view through my large window in my room. The only thing that could have improved my room was having a door to the balcony that was easily... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Takeme2theCaribbean, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your March stay with us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us during the off season. I know that the weather can be cold during that time and I'm glad that you chose to stay with us. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Spring Valley, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a simple hotel and for the fact that its on the beach was amazing. The room itself was small and damp (i guess from all of the humidity. The air conditioner worked great, and loved the idea of the fridge and microwave right in the room. The breakfast was pretty basic and got boring after the 1st day. The... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie M, Thank you for posting a review of your recent stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time with us and apologize for any inconvenience. I will forward a copy of your review to our Housekeeping and Engineering staff so they can address the issues your raised in your review. Thank... More

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Shutters during our honeymoon. Every day we put up the "privacy please" tag in the door - housekeeping staff still left clean towels and extra supplies right outside the door for us. Any time they were nearby as we were leaving the room they would ask if we needed anything. I was pleasantly surprised to see that... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Tosha L, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that the staff took good care of you. I look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little pricey for what you are getting but cleaning crew is awesome. They have worked with me since I put privacy sign on the door everyday because id rather have privacy then workers in my room everyday. I leave them trash and dirty towels outside my door and when I come back from a busy day they have replaced everything... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Derek C, Thank you for your review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that our staff took good care of you. I hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up at Shutters at the last minute. Our stay on the Outer Banks had come to an end, but it was a beautiful day, and we couldn't bear to leave just yet. I found a good deal on my phone, and booked a room in their parking lot. Being that it was only 11 am or so, our... More

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John Z, General Manager at Shutters on the Banks, responded to this review

Dear Sara L, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. I am so sorry that hear about the issues that you encountered during your stay. I will be forwarding a copy of your review to our Housekeeping and Engineering staff so that can address these issues. We strive to ensure that every... More

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Address: 405 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 (Formerly Colony IV by the Sea)
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shutters on the Banks 2.5*
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #3 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
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Oceanfront location, each room is equipped with two queen beds or one king and a sleep sofa and include a refrigerator, microwave, in-room phone, TV with HBO, AM-FM radio and highspeed internet. All efficiencies are equipped with full kitchens. We also have a limited number of King Studio Suites available. ... more   less 
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