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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 2 days ago
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my wife & kids while passing through for one night in late July. Decided to treat ourselves to an ocean front room. The hotel is in a nice location right on a very nice beach. Ocean views from our 3rd floor room were very nice. The room was pretty standard, but has a strange layout that has... More

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

Dear 33333, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us and please accept my apologies for the issues you encountered. I understand how other guests actions can taint your stay and we try to do everything we can do limit improper behavior. Again, please accept my apologies for the inconvenience. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Farmington, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Shutter for 3 nights during peak season. I choose Shutter based on other reviews. Upon arrival we were given a oceanfront room. The room was very clean with a fridge and exactly what we were expecting. A quick walk to the beach which was great. A nice breakfast included each morning with waffles, cereal etc......We had... More

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

Dear mmalario1, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in mid-August 2014. We had a room on the second floor, aptly named a dune view room (but you could still see the sea). The location of the hotel/motel is the main selling factor - it's literally on the beach. And we had a fantastic time using this place as a base to explore... More

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

Dear Richard B, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us and I hope that you had a good trip back home. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and had chance to explore the Outer Banks. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to come to the beach a day early to try and beat some of the Saturday traffic. We booked a room at Shutters for our Friday night in July. We booked a pool view room for $159. plus taxes/fees...came out to $179.50 total. We had 3 pretty major issues during our stay: First: Our room ended up being... More

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

Dear SOMDCHEEKYMOMMY, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. Please accept my apologies for the issues you encountered during your time with us. We strive to ensure that every guest has a comfortable stay in a clean room and I am sorry that we feel short of that goal during your stay. If you... More

Sandston, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleased as always. This was our third stay at Shutters and this time I brought my family and booked three rooms! My mother-in-law really appreciated her handicap accessible room on the first floor as she suffers with breathing problems and cannot do steps. The rooms are clean and the beds are super comfy! The staff has been courteous and... More

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

Dear Stacy B, Thank you for your review and for continuing to stay with Shutters over the years. It is because of repeat guests like yourself that we continue to be able to provide the high level of service and amenities. I look forward to seeing you again next year. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager More

Midlothian, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This isn't a fancy hotel, but it was very clean and right on the beach. These are some notes from our stay: 1. The front desk staff were friendly, efficient, smiling and welcoming. 2. Our room was very clean - no hair, no sand - and the bathroom was spotless. Well done to the housekeeping staff. 3. Loved the gazebo... More

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

Dear The_Devil, Thank you for posting a review of your stay at Shutters On The Banks. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Please accept my apologies for the water pressure, I will be sending an email to the town for them to look into the issue. Thank you again and I look forward to... More

Stoneville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First beach trip for the 3 children-they loved the room, the breakfast, both pools, and of course the beach. Access to the beach is first class. We found the beach to not be crowded either during the day or night. We chose an ocean view room, due to the children. They were in awe with everything there and are already... More

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

Dear Lenzie K, Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us. I am so happy to hear that your kids had a great time here and want to return. I look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Sincerely, John Zellers General Manager 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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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #2 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills #4 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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