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First Colony Inn

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Centreville, Virginia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very nice B&B but I have to say the breakfast and happy hour options were nowhere close to what we had in 2015. That was one of the big reasons we returned. We never once had bacon as a meat choice and one day the sausage patties were cold. One day they didn't even offer any eggs... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Outer Banks on Monday August 8. We got a call within two hours that we had a death in the family. As a result we had to leave immediately. We stopped at the First Colony Inn to cancel our two night reservation for Monday and Tuesday night. They were very nice. We had made a deposit... More 

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

Things happen, we certainly understand that and are happy to help as much as we can, when we can. I am sorry for your loss and that you had to cut your stay so short but hopefully you will come back soon. Thank you again More 

Bexley, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this quiet little place. It was very relaxing, beautiful, and friendly. We did have a problem with the AC one night, which made it very difficult to sleep in the heat of the upper floor. With no one on premises at night I chose not to call the emergency number and the next morning, the employees could not... More 

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Thank mwolf50
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of First Colony Inn in Nags Head. I am sorry about the AC issue, especially since it has been so hot here. Thank you for your patience and understanding about that. We really like what we do here and enjoying hosting guests who appreciate the inn and the amenities. Please come back just as soon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First Colony is the Gem of the Outer Banks. Take a step back in time in a clean room with lots of space and privacy, antique furniture, good breakfast, beautiful lawn, and hospitable hosts. A boardwalk will lead you to the beach. There is a very nice private pool. Beach chairs and towels are supplied. Comfortable furniture on the decks... More 

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

The Gem of the Outer Banks...I like it! We pride ourselves on providing excellent hospitality and comfortable rooms...and it is always nice to hear that a guest enjoyed their time with us and that they appreciate the history of First Colony Inn. I hope you are able to come back and stay with us again and thank you for your... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having never been to the OBX and finally having a couple of days without the kids, we didn't need a huge house plus I wanted to find a place centrally located so we could explore. The First Colony Inn delivered. It has some great OBX history and it is well preserved and maintained. The room we had was on the... More 

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Thank pstamey67
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Your review was thorough and very nice to read, thank you. We like interacting with guests and helping them choose the best places to eat...and you certainly did. We truly love our little inn by the sea and are happy that so many of our guests do as well. Thank you for your kind words, and I will be sure... More 

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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked this after deciding a house was too big for the 2 of us to rent. It was perfect. The B n B feel to it made it feel nice. The bike rentals came in handy and the front desk people never grew tiresome of our asking for advice on what to do and where to... More 

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

Thank you for your review of First Colony Inn on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. And no, we do not ever get tired of answering questions and helping visitors choose great places to eat, go, and things to go while they are here. I hope you can come back again. The fall is a truly wonderful time to be... More 

Pinehurst, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to First Colony Inn for a quick trip to the beach. Thought about staying at a B&B in Manteo, but saw info this Inn on the Internet. It looked rustic and cool, but it was much more than that. The location was excellent and the staff took great care of us. A private access to the beach made it... More 

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

I love hearing a guest tell us that they will be back. We feel our little inn is very special and we truly like what we do and I feel that this shows in how we treat our guests. I like your description of First Colony Inn as an "oasis". We like to think we provide a little bit of... More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a four night mini vacation. A friend had recommended it. Clean, cute room! Each room has a different name. Quaint, period decorations. Our room is on the third floor and we look out onto Hwy 158. Quiet at night! Nice chairs and swings on the east side facing the ocean for relaxation. Breakfast served in the am... More 

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Thank wsknittingmom22
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

The fall, in my humble (but longtime local) opinion is the absolutely best time to stay on the Outer Banks. The weather is very nice, no crowds and lower rates too. Thank you for your review and please come on back. Just so you know. there is a Bluegrass Festival coming up in September, the annual OB X Seafood Festival... More 

Centreville, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We generally visit the OBX twice a summer from the DC area and have been staying at The First Colony Inn exclusively for the last three or four years. I like being in the heart of the action around Nags Head for starters, and this inn is near two of our favorite restaurants, Tortuga's Lie and the Blue Moon Grill.... More 

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Thank charless202016
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

We are so grateful when guests come back to stay with us again and again. That means we are doing something right. And that is the goal...to make each guest feel comfortable and welcome while they are here. Thank you for your review and your patronage, it is truly appreciated. And, we will see you back soon. More 

Georgetown, South Carolina
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for the second time, we have stayed at the inn. The breakfast was great, with eggs, ham muffins, fruits, cereals, coffees, etc. all freshly prepared. the room was very adequate, and mattress great. wine in the afternoon, and helpful people behind the desk. Even loaned me bug spray for the outdoor play. always very clean, and takes on feeling of... More 

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

First of all, thank you for your return visit, we hope every guest will want to stay with us again. Thank you as well for your review here. We are not fancy, but we are friendly and helpful and our little inn is well loved. Please come back just as often as you can. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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 

Additional Information about First Colony Inn

Address: 6715 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9050
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $103 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — First Colony Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
1st Colony Inn
First Colony Hotel Nags Head
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