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Colonial Inn

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The Colonial Inn is nestled at MP 11.5 On the oceanfront right next door to the Nags Head Fishing Pier. The hotel offers many different room types to accommodate every need. We are also pet friendly! There is a seasonal outdoor pool, a private beach access, refrigerators and microwaves in every room, as well as LG flat screen TVs. We also provide free YMCA passes at request, and free WIFI for our guests. We offer discounts for AAA, AARP members and run specials throughout the year. Historical sites, gift shops, and the outlet mall are just minutes away. Jockey's Ridge State Park is half a mile south and the Wright Brother's National Memorial is less than 4 miles away. Lucky 12 Tavern is in walking distance, and Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar & Grill is half a mile north of the Colonial Inn!If you are looking for Old World Charm in the heart of Nags Head, the Colonial Inn is the place for you and your family!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Centrally Located
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A couple of years ago I gave this place a bad review. Some family members stayed here about a year after that and said they liked it. So, we stayed here last weekend and were very happy we did. It was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful.
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Great location but long overdue for remodeling. Our room was passably clean. The kitchen, well, the refrigerator worked. That is about the best I can say. The bathroom tiles had gaping cracks. Toilet not properly connected to floor. The staff were very courteous for the most
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Super nice staff but the ocean view was obstructed by the dunes (no fault of the motel). The room was extremely dated. I couldn’t wait to leave-my prayers were answered when the motel was evacuated due to a fire so we received a refund. Sorry for the bad review...knock it down
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Classic is another term for quite old and certainly not for everyone. The staff were very friendly, helpful when needed, but beer and smoking were pretty normal with the clientele. I do neither and the second half of my week I had to keep my windows closed and could not sit on
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One of the shabbiest places I’ve stayed at in years. I could put up with the smelly carpets, the broken furniture, the scorch marks on the wall next to the tiny, wonky stove. The bed is hard as a rock. But the kicker was when i went to take a bath and there was no way to
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The Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Kitchenette at the Colonial Inn
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The Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen at the Colonial Inn
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When will the pool open this year?
Hi! Thank you for taking the time to inquire about our hotel amenities. Our pool will open the week of Memorial Day Weekend.
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How big of a dog and how many are allowed?
No, it's an outdoor pool that will probably open in early May. You have availability to the YMCA which is close by. The Colonial provides free access to its guests to the Y.
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Is there a fee for small dogs (13 lbs)?
"Upstairs if you can- otherwise you stare at the parking lot."
"ask for a beachfront room"
"This motel has abot any hing you could want in a room ."
"The rooms overlooking the dunes would give you a beach view."
"I would look for ocean side room."
$66 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina CoastOuter BanksNags Head
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