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Shutters on the Banks

2.5 of 5 405 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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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

We stayed in Feb. and the room and the price were great. Memory foam topper made the bed comfy. Helpful staff on duty 24/7 and biscuits and gravy plus waffles for breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and we recommend it highly!

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our exclusive boutique hotel on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that we have exceeded your expectations and this is what differ us from the competition. I agree with our beds are very comfortable. Thank you for liking our well supplied breakfast. We understand that it the first meal of... More 

virginia beach, va
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family, extended family and friends recently stayed at this motel and found it to be extremely accommodating. Our rooms were extremely clean, spacious and most comfortable. It could not have been any nicer. Due to our elderly parents we required special considerations to help ease their stay. The front desk could not have been more helpful in making 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 review our property on Trip Advisor. We are glad to see that you had such a fabulous time at our hotel for your mother’s 85th Birthday celebration get-away. We feel honored and privileged to have been part of such a milestone. Our goal is to provide great service, a comfortable spacious room and great... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I spent a long weekend thurs-sun at Shutters. It was perfect. I've never been to the OBX in the off season, but I really enjoyed it. Ocean front, friendly staff, comfy beds, delicious breakfast, and cheap prices were definite pluses. We also enjoyed the indoor pool and hot tub. I would highly recommend it to anyone coming... 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. What a FANTASTIC REVIEW!!!! It is greatly appreciated and we value your feedback. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. Please come back anytime!!! Sincerely, Simone Ryan. More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My g/f and I stayed here for a long weekend and found everything to be wonderful. The room was huge and oceanfront. There were shutters on all of the windows inside instead of drapes and that was a very nice touch! The bathroom was a little small but gladly sacrifice that space for room space. The hotel staff was great,... 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. It is greatly appreciated and we value your feedback. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for acknowledging our team members as they strive to deliver an outstanding service to each and every... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing budget but the price. Friendly staff surrounded by a warm reception area was the beginning of the unexpected. Room appointments and comfortable bedding are complimented by strong Wi-Fi and extensive TV selections. Rooms are on the protected side of the Atlantic dunes, their beach area is just a short walk. Even in the non-season period the view is magnificent.... 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. WOW! A review like yours makes me love my job even more!!! Thank you so much for recognizing COMFORT-STYLE-VALUE that Shutters on the Banks has to offer. It is definitively a hidden GEM! I am very proud to be part of such an excellent team...they are the... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a nice, clean, cheery hotel right on the ocean and was so happy to find shutters. The room was attractively decorated in crisp blue and white, the bed was divinely comfortable and I liked the convenience of the frig and microwave. The bathroom area was very small and might have caused problems for more people, but... More 

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

Dear Caroline, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. And we are pleased and honored that you have chosen Shutters on the Banks our exclusive Boutique Hotel over the Best Western and The Hilton Garden Inn. I must agree with you our complimentary Breakfast is very lavish and offers so many choices and who... More 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Party of 3 on OBX duck hunting trip, and our guide referred us to Shutters. We arrived late at 11:30pm on Thursday and were greeted warmly by the front desk. Although our first night sleep was short (got up at 4:15am), it was good. A comfortable, clean room with only minor cosmetic blemishes that even the largest and best chains... More 

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

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. We are glad that you have chosen us for your lodging needs. Your recommendations and suggestions have been heard and we have already ordered the non slip mats for the tubs. Our maintenance team has noted all that you have said and we will... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for Wedding Expo weekend. I had heard about shutters but this was my first visit. I was greated at the front desk by Adam. He was wonderful. So friendly, and pleasant. While checking me in he was answering the phones and taking information to return calls. Our 2 rooms were very clean and the beds were heavenly. We... 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. It is greatly appreciated and we value your feedback. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for acknowledging Adam he is a GEM ! All our team members are commendable they strive to... More 

Sterling, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The staff was so friendly and helped to our weekend wonderful. My daughter and I came for the wedding expo weekend and they treated us to an early check-in and late check out as well as a gift bag. Thank you for making this weekend so amazing.

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

Dear Mary, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. It is greatly appreciated and we value your feedback. Our goal is to give each of our guests’ superior service and it’s great that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for acknowledging our team members as they strive to deliver an outstanding service to each... More 

Cary, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Loved shutters. Cute quaint hotel, not just a chain. Very clean and excellent location. Request Adam, he is great!!! We enjoyed our stay here. I have already booked our next visit through Shutters in April. Can't wait to come back!

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

Dear Kiersten, Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. We are glad to see that you had such a fabulous time at our hotel for your recent vacation get-away. Our goal is to provide great service, a comfortable spacious room and great amenities to keep our guests entertained and it appears we have succeeded.... 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*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
Shutters On The Banks Hotel Kill Devil Hills
Colony Iv
Shutters On The Banks Outer Banks, NC - Kill Devil Hills
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#3 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills

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