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Taylors, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't know when I have enjoyed lodging as much as this place. It is not oceanfront, but provides a private walkway directly to the soft sand beach. They provide beach umbrellas, beach chairs and beach towels for your use, along with bicycles to explore the local area. There are many restaurants, shops and a Tanger Outlet Mall within walking... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our second year to stay at The First Colony Inn, as it is convenient lodging when we attend the Bluegrass Music Festival on Roanoke Island in Manteo. We discovered First Colony last year, and have already booked for next year when we return for the next festival. This Inn has character for sure. The rooms have been clean... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time visiting the OBX for pleasure, and wanted to stay near the beach in B&B sort of property. Ended up arriving late because of flight delay, but was able to call property and got checked in and our room setup over the phone, which was very nice. Property is pretty and well kept, and is in... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. We enjoyed our time there. Thank you. We were close to the beach and ocean. We had chairs and umbrellas for the beach. Food was good and staff pleasant and helpful Close to everything. We drove north to Corolla and south to Cape Hatteras. Stopped by Pea Island and had great access to shells.

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

Thank you for your review here, much appreciated. I am happy to hear you explored the Outer Banks while you were here...it is a special place. Please come back when you can. More 

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't have time to enjoy all the amenities, but my experience was all good. Wonderful rooms with real furniture. Great breakfast. Wrap around porch with rockers for all. Quaint grounds and a short stroll straight to the beach. Highly recommended.

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

Next time, I hope you are able to stay longer at First Colony Inn. Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at First Colony Inn! Perfect choice for those who do not wish to rent a house. The inn's grounds are impeccable and it's obvious that the gardener puts a lot of effort into making the place look great. Short, private walkway to beach. Pool is immaculate, a respite from the waves and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this small historic, hidden gem in Nags Head. The First Colony Inn is located off the main road and has a secluded atmosphere. Keeping up a beachfront property can be challenging, but the grounds are immaculate, and the rooms comfortable. It's a very short walk to the beach. The Inn offers a wonderful selection for breakfast, and... More 

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

Well, thank you, thank you so much. What a nice and thorough review of First Colony Inn. We really do love what we do and we love our little inn...and enjoy making sure our guests have a nice and relaxing stay. Thank you and please do come back More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely grounds with pool. Rooms are spacious and well appointed if a bit dowdy and in need of refurbishment. Breakfast is very satisfactory and tea hour with wines is a pleasure. Easy to get about from there, north and south.all in all, a very good stay, with beAch an easy stroll across the street - and such a gorgeous beach... More 

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

Thank you for your comments about First Colony Inn. It is always nice to hear that guests had a good stay with us. Please come on back just as soon as you can More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a good thing that the staff was extremely friendly, otherwise I would have very little positive to say. We did love the fact that it was an old historic Inn, however, we were very disappointed to see that we were the only room with a window AC unit (although you will not see that in any photos of room... More 

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

The innkeeper sent me an email regarding your review...we do read and respond to each one. The reason that your room had a window unit AC in it was that the mini-split (AC/Heat) for that room had stopped working and a part had to be ordered, so we put the window unit in until the part arrived. About the social...it... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect for those who want a more `local' experience with character and southern hospitality. We spent four nights at the First Colony Hotel.....our family of four had a brilliant stay - I can't compliment the hotel enough. Our room was the Elizabeth Glane bedroom. We booked the room for its ability to accommodate a family of four........and the Jacuzzi bath... More 

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

Your review was so thorough and I am sure, very helpful, to other travelers. Thank you for letting perspective guests what to expect, we appreciate it. I hope you are able to come back to First Colony Inn soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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: $102 - $219 (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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