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First Colony Inn

3.0 of 5 6715 South Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend on the recommendation of another innkeeper, and do we owe them our thanks. Just walking in the door you get a feel for the history of the building. Breakfast is B& B style,nothing fancy but good. The afternoon social is a great way to meet other guests and share restaurant... More

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

Please thank the other innkeeper for us, we always appreciate referrals from industry associates. I love that you mention the historic feel of First Colony Inn, we feel that is one of our most unique characteristics. We are always happy to give guests our recommendations for where to go, what to see, where to eat. And, our afternoon social is... More

Summerfield, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here for our anniversary and definitely made the right choice out of all the places to stay! The reviews on Tripadvisor are accurate--large comfortable rooms with extra nice touches like a heated towel bar, free wifi and small kitchen. Guests staying here seemed to like to hang around during the afternoon social hours, visiting and getting... More

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

A belated Happy Anniversary and a Thank You for staying with us and for your nice review here. It is always so nice to hear that our guests had a good stay with us. Personally I think October and November are some of the best times to be on the Outer Banks, not crowded, nice weather, lower rates and no... More

Norfolk, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here quite a few times and also held a family reunion at the Inn. I have recommended it to friends, some traveling solo, and all have liked it. We love historic inns, even the quirks that come with them, like old fashioned bathtub knobs that have to be handled with care! The stormy weather could have made this... More

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

You are certainly right, it was windy! We are used to it, living here, but it is always exciting. I am happy to hear that you were comfortable and like your stay and your room. And, thank you for recommending First Colony Inn to your friends, we appreciate that. Our staff is friendly, thank you for saying that, and I... More

Carp, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
47 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this property when we attended a photography workshop. It was a great experience! Large room, well appointed, comfy. The staff was always very nice and helpful. It is very close to the beach, 5 minutes if you are slow. Breakfast was included and was delicious, all homemade dishes that changed daily. And the rooms... More

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

We sincerely appreciate your review here and also that you stayed with us at First Colony Inn. We are known for our hospitality and it is always rewarding to hear that our guests noticed and appreciated it. Please come back when you can and thank you More

Rossville, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

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 October 3, 2014 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 September 21, 2014

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

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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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