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First Colony Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   6715 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Ranked #3 of 6 Nags Head B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a couple of nights in early september 2013, as a stopover from Washington DC to Charleston during our 3 months trip in the US. As mentioned in the name, this place is an inn, so you should not expect hotel service. The room was big, but i found it quite old. It has a little kitchen... More

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

Thank you for stopping at First Colony Inn. September is certainly one of the nicest times to be on the Outer Banks of North Carolina as it is not as crowded, the weather is wonderful and everything is still open. First Colony Inn is indeed "old". It first opened in 1932, on the oceanfront in Nags Head, and for many... More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our stay. We got a great deal: 3 nights for the price of 2 this April. The staff were polite. Breakfast was fresh and sufficient. Afternoon tea/wine was nice to have. Beach is a couple of hundred meters and you have to cross a street but that is no big deal unless you expect this... More

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

Happy that you took advantage of our April Special, always nice to get a good deal! Thank you for your comments, we appreciate it. And you are right, this is a great place to have a wedding and we host quite a few throughout the year. Please come back when you can. More

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Able to accomodate us last minute, also allowed us to check in early, very polite service and recommended resturants in the area. Very clean well maintained room with balcony and rocking chairs in lovely grounds with a view of the sea. The bed was comfortable but the air conditioning unit was a little noisy. Breakfast was good but finished at... More

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

Clean and comfortable, polite and friendly...always very rewarding when we see these words in a review. We want each guest to feel relaxed and to enjoy the Outer Banks while they are here. I sincerely appreciate that you took the time to post your review and next time you are on holiday I hope you will consider staying with us... More

Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is a historic old inn, operating as a B&B. Rooms are finished with antiques. Air conditioned, private baths. Not ocean front, but not too far away down a walkway. Full breakfast. We were there in March. Located near the outlet mall. We prefer the B&B experience to typical American style hotels, and if you do too, this place will... More

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

Thank you for your posts here, we appreciate that you took the time to let other visitors to this site know of your experience at First Colony Inn. It is always nice to hear that our guests enjoyed their time with us and on the Outer Banks. B&B people are a special group and we know from experience that they... More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Visited over Valentines' weekend, and was able to book a room two weeks in advance. The hotel is very much a beach inn, with weathered wood exterior, simple and elegant rooms, and the ocean in the backyard. Porches surround both stories, with benches, swings, and views of the Atlantic. We missed breakfast, but it's free for anyone who stays the... More

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

It is always so rewarding to read that our guests have had a good stay with us and especially that they appreciated the character of First Colony Inn. Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your visit with us. We appreciate it and know that perspective guests do as well. We hope you will be able... More

Yorktown, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

My wife and I continue to return to the First Colony Inn on every visit to the Outer Banks in part, due to the wonderful nostalgic character of this historic property and also the great service and attitude of the staff! They go out of their way to make you feel special. A great way to experience the beauty of... More

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

What a nice way to start my day! We hope all of our guests feel exactly the same way about First Colony Inn as you do and we especially appreciate that you return to stay with us when you visit the Outer Banks. I will share this with the rest of the staff here at the inn as they enjoy... More

Pocomoke City, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Spent New Year's Eve there and enjoyed our stay very much. The staff was friendly and our room was so warm and comfy. There was a Keurig in the room with an assortment of coffees and teas which suited me to a tee! Lots of special little amenities like a towel warmer really added to the charm. Breakfast was served... More

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

Happy New Year! And, a big thank you for your kind review of First Colony Inn. It is so nice to hear when our guests enjoy their time here and we work very hard to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome. Please come back when you can and again, thank you More

Holly Springs, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

A very charming Bed & Breakfast. Friendly staff go out of their way to make sure you have a comfortable stay. Great location, great views, excellent food. Room was very clean, spacious and quiet. Looking forward to returning.

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

We all sincerely appreciate your nice review here. We take what we do very seriously and our goal is that every guest at First Colony Inn feels welcome, comfortable and very relaxed when they leave. Hopefully you will come back soon. Thank you from the innkeeper and her staff More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights for our anniversary and it was a wonderful Inn. Beautiful old Inn with all modern amenities. The breakfast was wonderful and they staff is very friendly and wanted to make sure that we had a great stay. Highly recommend.

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

A belated Happy Anniversary and a Thank You for your nice comments about First Colony Inn in Nags Head. We always like to hear from our guests that they enjoyed their time with us and that you found us friendly and helpful. Please do come back again just as soon as you can. More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This historic inn is a beautiful old property that was built in the "Old Nags Head" style, with shingle siding and wide porches. We were told that it was originally located on the beach, but, because of beach erosion due to storms, it was moved to a safer area across the road. The room was comfortable and nicely furnished, with... More

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

Oh my goodness...thank you so much. We enjoy hearing from our guests and it makes us feel very good to know that enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope you will come back and stay with us again. Thank you again. More

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Additional Information about First Colony Inn

Also Known As:
1st Colony Inn
First Colony Hotel Nags Head
First Colony Hotel
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
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Nags Head
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — First Colony Inn 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience real southern hospitality at the Outer Banks' only historic B&B. A deluxe continental breakfast with a "hot" dish is served each morning. Our rooms are as individual as our guests. Each has a private bath with fluffy towels on a heated towel bar and English toiletries. Television, telephone, and refrigerator are standard in each room. Luxury rooms boast wet bars and kitchenettes, and some have Jacuzzi whirlpool tubs, sitting rooms or private screened porches. ... more   less 
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