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Colonial Inn

3329 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decent place if you're not staying the whole day inside the room. Wifi though has bad connection, you have to be close to the office. I like that there's a kitchenette in every room I think. The pier is right next to it. Perfect spot for sunrise.

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Alderson, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved our room only 3 days in advance and got an oceanfront room exactly as we were promised. It's rare to find a motel that allows pets in the oceanfront rooms but our cat was even welcome there! There is a dune between the motel and the beach but we could see and hear the ocean right from our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was suppose to have a first floor 1 bedroom oceanfront room. It was confirmed the day before we left. Got there had had a one bedroom second floor - no sign of the ocean. Pool not filled.I have 2 bad knees and trouble breathing. By the time, we got to the second floor, we both could have used a... More 

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Orange, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

After a stay last summer, we returned in May and found new carpets and new furniture. The funky old carpeting was the most detrimental feature last summer, and we were happy to see this cozy, friendly place getting a facelift. There is also a very nice new deck on the dunes at the back of the hotel -- a great... More 

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Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are very glad you noticed the changes and upgrades that we have done at Colonial Inn. We appreciate your loyalty and hope that we see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very helpful and pleasant front desk staff, especially Melissa and Linda who helped make our last minute stay very successful. Comfortable bed in the room. Met my husband's criteria for dark and quiet room. Lovely deck overlooking the ocean providing a beautiful morning sunrise, and a lovely place for an evening cocktail.

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Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback about our hotel. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff was able to help you make your stay a memorable one. We hope to see you soon when you visit the Outer Banks. More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fortunately we only booked one night on our road trip here. We were on the first floor, to get there we passed the tiny deck which overlooked the beach, pass an overflowing and stinking trash bin. The seats on the passage were all peeling paint. The room was OK in size, till you tried to get into the bathroom, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just returned from Nags Head NC spent two nights at the Colonial Inn Staff was very pleasant. Room was clean and other wise nice the bed was comfortable, Could not have ask for Better Service, Ocean Views from Deck was great, Was early in the season so pool was not yet open,

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Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi Abner, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We take pride in having the friendliest and accommodating staff at the beach, we appreciate your feedback about our staff and service. We hope to see you soon when you visit the Outer Banks. More 

East Flat Rock, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We pulled up at the Colonial Inn after a long six hour car drive looking forward to stretching our legs and relaxing by the pool. Boy were we wrong! From the dirty steps leading up to the room and the drained pool, (they said we could use the one a mile down the road) we lasted no more than ten... More 

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wilson ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place is great! Very friendly guest service, great staff and awesome location . Rooms on ocean front are amazing! Beds are comfortable rooms are clean and old school which I thought was really cool.the staff goes above and beyond to accommodate you

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Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Joe for your wonderful feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We hope to see you soon when you visit the Outer Banks again in the future. More 

WV
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed in a double queen kitchenette, which had all we needed, (we like to eat out and cook in when we feel like it).The stove was gas,which we like but haven't done in a while, and the fridge was ice cold :-). The staff was very accommodating and very friendly. I had a few questions when I booked, then... More 

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Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mark, thank you so much for your very detailed positive feedback about our hotel. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be happy to pass along your great feedback about our staff. We take pride in having the friendliest and most welcoming and accommodating staff here at the beach. We hope to see... More 

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