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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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Lexington, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

United States
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this inn based on Our State Magazine (North Carolina) write up. It lived up to the charm and convenience expected. The staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Breakfast was simple but adequate. Afternoon wine/lemonade and snacks were fantastic! The room was beautiful and amply appointed. The pool on site was refreshing and the grounds were beautifully maintained.... More 

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

I love that magazine, Our State, wonderful articles each month and the photos are just fantastic, I am happy to hear that you felt the inn lived up to your expectations. Thank you for posting your review here, we realize that so many travelers depend on honest reviews when making their plans. We hope you will be able to come... More 

Hillsboro, Ohio
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had never been to OBX before so we had no idea what to expect. Did some reading about the Inn online so had a little history there. We were totally pleased with our room. Everyone was pleasant, kind and helpful. The food was good. Located close to other things to do. Everyone just seemed so relaxed. Great place to... More 

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

First Timers...so glad you had a good time and a good stay on the Outer Banks. Thanks for staying at First Colony Inn and we hope you come back soon. More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 May 25, 2015

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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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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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189 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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 

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