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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Virginia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our third visit to the First Colony Inn and our five night stay was just as wonderful as our previous visits. It has the charm of a bed and breakfast and the ambiance of a vintage beach house. The rooms are small but very reminiscent of what you would find in the 1930's, very cozy with modern amenities,... More 

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

Well, thanks, thanks so much! Your review sums up exactly how we hope each and every guest feels about staying at First Colony Inn. Please get back here as soon as you can and sincerely, thank you. I will make sure my co-workers see your comments. More 

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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the First Colony Inn for three nights the last week in July. It was very nice. I was impressed with the cleanliness of the room, and I am very picky. The breakfasts were good, as were the afternoon teas. I think our favorite part of our trip to the Outer Banks was sitting on the porch outside... More 

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

We like "picky people", we are kind of picky too. It sounds like you really soaked in the ambiance and feel of First Colony Inn and Nags Head. The ocean breezes are wonderful, we agree. I am sorry the beach chairs were uncomfortable and I have let management know about this. Thank you for your review and we do hope... More 

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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. The staff is great. Location is great - quick walk to the beach. Rooms are spacious and very clean. Love the wrap around porches - plenty of seating to relax. We have stayed here twice now and we plan on going back again. Love, LOVE, Love this place! Afternoon tea is such a delight and breakfast is... More 

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

I see that you are a repeat guest to First Colony Inn, and that you post a nice review last time you stayed here too. Thank you so much for letting others know you had a good stay and for coming back to the inn. We appreciate it. Come on back when you can. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this inn while looking for places to stay on the Outer Banks. What a hidden gem! From the moment we stepped on the property, we felt right at home. The feel is that of cottage living without all the work of cooking and cleaning - it was our vacation after all! My family had a room on the... 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 in Nags Head, NC. We know that word of mouth is still the best advertising there is and many potential guest depend on these reviews before deciding where to stay. You covered just about everything we try to convey, so again, thank you. Please come on back as soon as you... More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely fell in love with this wonderful inn! The staff was friendly and helpful and the amenities were wonderful. Breakfast in the morning was the best I've had provided by a hotel. Social hour in the afternoon with wine, lemonade, tea, and snacks is a lovely touch as well. They have corn hole, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, and... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate your review here, thank you for letting potential guests know that you enjoyed your time here and for mentioning the amenities and features of First Colony Inn. Please come on back just as soon as you can. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay one night and found First Colony very accommodating. The rooms were nicely appointed and roomy. The inn was very quiet with nice wrap around decks that provided ocean views. They had many rocking chairs to kick back and enjoy the view. They provided a happy hour as well as breakfast. All very night and worth a return visit.

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

We hope next time you are here you will be able to stay longer. Thank your for sharing your comments about First Colony Inn. It is always nice to hear that our guests had a good visit. More 

Clinton
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel like the proverbial "broken record" in reviewing this lovely inn. (After all, it was all the previous great reviews that led us to First Colony.) But my husband and I had such an enjoyable stay that I felt I had to say a few words. We've been to Nags Head several times, but this was our first visit... More 

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

Well, thank you. Thank you very much. I really appreciate that you mentioned the hospitality you received from Chris, (he is great) at check in. We want all our of our guests to feel very welcome here at First Colony Inn and it is always nice to hear that we made someone feel that way. We are known for our... More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though there are more generic motels than ever at OBX, if you are going for less than a week (therefore you can't rent a cottage or a condo for a partial week), definitely check out the First Colony Inn. Three of us adults shared the Jane Jones -- there is a day bed so a step up from a... More 

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

Well, hey...thanks so much for your kind and informative review here. We know that many guests depend on reviews from previous guests and we read each and every one of them. I hope you are able to come back and stay with us again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint inn fairly close to the beach is a nice change from the franchises I usually frequent. The room was on the corner and the two entrances was nice. The evening was rainy so we sat in the veranda and enjoyed the breeze. The inn clerk was pleasant and very helpful. He actually came to our room to show me... More 

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

We appreciate you choosing to stay at First Colony Inn and thank you for your review. Thank you also for mentioning the customer service, that is always nice to hear and I will pass on. I agree that "unique is underrated" and we really do love our little inn and hope our guests enjoy their time here. I will look... More 

Lexington, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

While we've visited the Outer Banks several years, this is our first stay with First Colony Inn. I somehow stumbled upon the Inn online and was immediately impressed with the southern charm. Needless to say, this is our new weekend getaway hideout! The overall experience exceeded our expectations! The staff was friendly and accommodating, the room was clean and the... More 

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

Thanks so very much for your very kind words. Glad you found us and that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with family and friends, word of mouth is still wonderful advertising. Please come back when you can. More 

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