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First Colony Inn

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

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...More

Thank charless202016
Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 3 August 2016

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...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016

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...More

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Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 1 August 2016

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....More

Reviewed 22 July 2016

We spent two week nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Our room was well appointed and had two separate doors leading to the wrap around porch. Breakfast offerings included both hot and cold choices. Afternoon tea and wine between 3-5 was a nice touch....More

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Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 23 July 2016

Thank you for your review and your comments here. You chose two of the best restaurants on the beach to eat...and they offer outstanding views in addition to the food. We take pride in our little inn and appreciate it when our guests let us...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My sister in law and myself took a road trip across America and our last stop was at the outer banks in North Carolina. We arrived on a rainy afternoon so we were not able to go to the beach that evening. Early the next...More

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Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 23 July 2016

Quaint, vintage, helpful...yes, that sounds about right! It is always nice to hear that a guest had a good stay with us. We really like what we do here at First Colony Inn and I think that shows. Thank you for staying with us and...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when we pulled up to First Colony Inn. Very cute lobby with friendly staff, who explained their offerings during our stay. They have breakfast and a happy hour each day. They also have beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas you can...More

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Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 23 July 2016

We always hope our guests are pleasantly surprised when they stay at First Colony Inn. We try to make each experience a pleasant one. We are not fancy but we are comfortable, clean and welcoming...yes, kind of like Grandma's house, as you said. Please do...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Outdoor pool
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US$205 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$205 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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Rowland T
24 August 2016|
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Response from oldobxer | Property representative |
Pets are not allowed but there are kennels on the Outer Banks.
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sheaby2
28 February 2016|
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Response from jdgreen43 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are king size beds at least 6 or 8 rooms are kings
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Edmond O
26 February 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
We love the First Colony Inn and love to visit in different seasons. It is our go to place if we are not renting a house on the OBX.
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"If you don't like stairs stay on the first floor but the views up top are worth the stairs."
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"Second floor, corner room was great. Ocean side is great, but you also won't be disappointed in a bay..."
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"Review their website to view their rooms and amenities. I requested a specific room and was given that room!!"
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"Get a room on the beach side so you can avoid traffic noise. Corner rooms like ours was a plus."
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