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First Colony Inn

3.0 of 5 6715 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Rossville, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights on an anniversary trip. Very relaxing place to stay. It is an historic inn, so very unique. You are not directly on the beach, but it is a short walk on a private access path. Our room was very large with a kitchenette thar included a small refrigerator, dishwasher, 2 burner stove and microwave. It even... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Well, thank you, thank you very much. Home Away From Home is exactly how we want you to feel. It is always rewarding to hear that our guests had a great stay at First Colony Inn and thank you for sharing your comments on this site. We know others read these posts, they tell us when they call and at... More

Hilton Head, SC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We last stayed at the First Colony about 17 yrs ago. The rooms are still very clean(and quite large). The location is perfect - about 150 yards from the beach and near to many activities and restaurants. Breakfast was great and included a different type of eggs each day. They offered wine and cheese, etc in the afternoons(a little early... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

That is a long time between visits but we are very happy that you did come back and stay at First Colony Inn. We appreciate your comments here as well. We do try to refurbish and spruce up the inn every year, usually in the winter months when we are closed briefly (January). I will pass on your comments to... More

Norfolk, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many B & B's try to cover basic shortcomings by being "quaint." Not this one. They get the balance between old and new just right. Old four-poster bed and finicky shower handles go just fine with flat-screen TV's and powerful and free WiFi. Add lots of beachy amenities (corn-hole game, beach umbrellas, nice pool) to real hospitality and you... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

I so appreciated your review...you nailed it. We are always so happy to hear that our guests had a good time and especially that you plan on coming back. Word of mouth is always the best advertising and we also know that these reviews on tripadvisor are very helpful...since they come from other guests. Thank you so much and please... More

Hammonton, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

While planning our first trip to OBX I decided to consult the Trip Advisor Website for a place to stay during our visit. After making a list of potential places to we keep coming back to the First Colony Inn as on paper it met all of our requirements so, we booked our stay and waited with much anticipation for... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Your comments reflect what we know, that many people use tripadvisor before choosing where to stay. We also feel that First Colony Inn is a very special place. We truly like what we do and feel it shows in how our guests are treated. It is also nice to hear that you will... More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This quaint Bed and Breakfast was clean and has a fantastic location. Canda the front dest clerk was very nice and helpful. The rooms were tidy, clean, and comfortable. We will be back. The complementary breakfast was fresh and tasty.

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

It is always rewarding to read a good review and that our guests want to come back. That is our goal, to make you feel comfortable and welcome. Thank you for letting others know that you had a good visit with us and we do hope you come back just as soon as you can. More

Brighton, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed only one night and wish we had more time. Room was #5. First floor corner with wrap around porch. Staff could not have been nicer. We arrive an hour after afternoon tea, but they found a bottle of wine and two glasses to celebrate our arrival in Nags Head. This is a unique old Inn that was moved from... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Next time please stay longer! We are also delighted to hear from our guests that they had a good stay at First Colony Inn. Thank you for your review here, we appreciate it. More

Virginia Beach, VA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I personally have not been fond of bed and breakfasts. I find the rooms to small and no privacy. This Inn is the complete opposite. It has three floors, the first and second floors have wrap around porches. The rooms have complete privacy. It's an old renovated Inn. It is just lovely. The staff is awesome and the property is... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

I am glad you had a good experience at First Colony Inn. We realize that not everyone is a "B&B" person, but we do feel we are a little different. Our staff truly enjoys what they do and that shows. I was happy to hear that ya'll will be back, and we hope you do that just as soon as... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ended up needing a room with short notice. We loved the porches and thought the room (15) was lovely. Also enjoyed the breakfast and the afternoon service with lemonade and snacks. Pool and other amenities are great, nice to have available towels, umbrellas and chairs if you need them.

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

What a nice review, thank you so much for posting your comments here. We know that many of our guests read these reviews and base their stays with us on them so it is always gratifying to know we succeeded in making a guest feel comfortable and welcome. Please come back when you and and a sincere thank you again. More

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I searched online prior to our first OBX visit for rental homes and nothing jumped out. I did not know the best places to stay and we planned only 3 nights. Found the First Colony Inn and we were very satisfied for our purposes. The room was spacious (John Spendlove #22) and comfortable. The bathroom was small but that was... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

The John Spendlove Room is very popular, and I am glad you enjoyed your stay here at First Colony Inn. We like hearing from our guests so we know where we need to improve and also so we know what we are doing right! Thank you for sharing your comments with other here. Please come back and stay with us... More

Warrenton, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

For the most part I enjoyed the stay. The front desk people were very helpful and attentive. The location is nice and peaceful. The only concern I have is this is advertised as a Bed & Breakfast, and with that label I would hope people who bring their children would keep an eye on them and stop any loud or... More

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oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your post here. I regret that your stay was disrupted by the children we had at the inn while you were here. It is not often that we have small children stay with us and when we do, we depend on the parents to make sure their kids are made mindful of the other guests staying here.... More

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Address: 6715 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — First Colony Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
1st Colony Inn
First Colony Hotel Nags Head

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