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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 July 2015

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...

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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.

Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

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.

Clinton
Reviewed 14 July 2015

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...

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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...

Chesterfield, Virginia
Reviewed 12 July 2015

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...

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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.

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

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...

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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...

Lexington, Virginia
Reviewed 26 June 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...

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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.

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Reviewed 17 June 2015

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....

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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...

Hillsboro, Ohio
Reviewed 1 June 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...

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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.

New Bern, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 May 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.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 27 May 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...

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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...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: RM334 - RM1,255 (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:
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1st Colony Inn
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“third floor rooms required walking up several flights of stairs, bathrooms on third floor were small if that is a concern.”
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“Ocean view on east side 3rd floor if a lot of stairs are not a problem for you. Quiet and out of the way location.”
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“All rooms are nice...just remember no elevator!!”
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“First and second corner rooms have wrap-around decks, great air flow.”
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“As this is an older hotel, if stairs are an issue, mention when booking.”
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