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First Colony Inn

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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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New Bern, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a very nice time. Our room was very quaint and clean. The staff were very helpful and pleasant. Met some nice people. The breakfasts were delicious and the wine and cheese in the afternoon hit the spot!. The location was perfect for our daily sightseeing.

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

Thank you for your kind words, they are always nice to hear. A belated but sincere Happy Anniversary and I hope you are able to return to the Outer Banks soon. We would enjoy having you back at First Colony Inn. More 

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An absolutely charming hotel with a staff that goes above and beyond what you'd expect. The hotel is beautifully laid out, the rooms wonderfully appointed, very comfortable and contain every amenity you could want from a fridge and microwave to a tv and dvd player, towel warmers and robes. The breakfast is awesome,too! Add to that its own walkway to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review for First Colony Inn on the Outer Banks of NC. We appreciate your compliments and I will make sure the rest of the staff sees them. We love what we do and we do work very hard to make sure our guests enjoy their time here. I hope you are able to... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved everything about this inn. The rooms are so cozy and the inn was very well maintained and run. The managers were welcoming and hospitable and made us feel very much at home. Just a short walk to the beach and the inn provided chairs, umbrellas and towels. Everything you would want in a B&B. Highly recommend.

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

Thank you for recommending First Colony Inn to others via your review on tripadvisor. We know that many people read these reviews and make their decisions based on them, so we appreciate your comments. It is also always very gratifying to hear that our guests enjoyed their time with us. Please come back just as soon as you can. More 

Colonial Heights, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I vacation I will stay at a Bed and Breakfast when one is available. Although a little pricey but the extras are well worth the price of admission. For starters it is a historic building complete with a library. The standard breakfast is served but they go "the extra mile" by serving a hot breakfast buffet style. The rooms... More 

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

Your review of First Colony Inn has mentioned just about everything we hope our guests notice and appreciate, so thank you very much! You even talked about the pool and our decks, which we feel are wonderful amenities but often get overlooked. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your kind comments. We hope you will come... More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed two nights at the First Colony Inn and were extremely happy with our decision to stay there. It's a great historic building with a lot of charm. The staff were all very friendly and attentive to our needs. We also enjoyed the wine hour and breakfasts which were provided free of charge. Rooms were clean... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate your comments and thank you for choosing to stay at First Colony Inn on the Outer Banks. We hope that every guest enjoys their time here and wants to come back. I will make sure that the rest of the staff see your nice remarks. Please come back! More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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186 reviews 186 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We would have stayed longer.... We really enjoyed the Inn and didn't mind lugging my bags to the second floor! The room reminded us of a colonial cottage with modern amenities. Mini fridge and microwave was an added bonus. Having beach access was really nice too. Bathroom was small but clean and the beds were comfortable. Will plan ahead next... More 

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

Thank you for your review of First Colony Inn. I will make sure to share your comments with the staff. Hopefully you can come back will be able to stay longer. I liked your description of the inn as a colonial cottage with modern amenities! Thanks again More 

Wake Forest, NC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends and my husband and I stayed at the Inn for 3 nights in May touring the Outer Banks. What a great location for touring the Outer Banks and Manteo. The breakfast, which is included, was very impressive with hot and cold assorted choices. We did not leave hungry and the four of us were very impressed. The small... More 

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

Thank you and your friends for choosing to stay at First Colony Inn. And thank you for your nice words on tripadvisor. I always look for the words "clean" friendly" and anything about the breakfasts so your review covered it all. I will make sure the staff sees this, since it is always nice to know that hard work is... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Nags Head, my husband and I arrived to find our reservations were in error at our rented condo. We went to First Colony Inn for the night. We loved our room. It was decorated in colonial style with comfort and beauty. A good breakfast was provided and in the afternoon there was a social hour... More 

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

It is always very nice to hear that a guest wants to come back and that they will be recommending First Colony Inn to their friends. Thank you for your review here and for the compliments about the staff. I will make sure they are passed on. Please do come back, just as soon as you can. More 

Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this without much information, and we were very pleased. The staff was very friendly and helpful - recommendations for lunch and dinner and offered to make the reservations. The room was pleasant and the bed comfortable. We would definitely stay again and recommend it to our friends without hesitation

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

You certainly traveled a long way to get here so we are especially happy to hear you had a good stay at First Colony Inn. Thank you for your review. I make sure all of the staff sees these reviews and I know it is rewarding to them to hear that guests found their room comfortable and employees friendly and... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First Colony was the location for a workshop and it was a perfect site for it. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable. I was on the third floor, so I got my exercise on the stairs, but it was worth the climb. Nice sitting area with cushy chairs. Loved the heated towel bar and nightlight in the bath. Had a... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind review of First Colony Inn. We love our little inn and like hearing that our guests had a nice stay while here. Did you know that the inn used to be on the oceanfront in Nags Head? It had to be moved or else the ocean was going to claim it. Just a little... More 

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