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hertford
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Celebrated a March birthday with a stay at the First Colony Inn. The social hour was wonderful - excellent sweet & savory snacks with good wine offerings. Our room was delightful - clean, spacious, and charming. Breakfast was wonderful. So much more enjoyable than a chain hotel. We shall return.

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

A belated happy birthday and a current Thank You for your kind review of First Colony Inn. We like hearing from guests, especially when they say they will be coming back. Thanks again.

Marthas Vineyard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our stay here. The breakfasts were delicious and the happy hours were great. We met a lot of new friends and had a great time. The hotel staff was very warm and welcoming. When I thought I lost my credit cards in the room Chris went out of his way to help me find them. We will...

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

Thank you for your review here, we do read each and every one and use them to help us improve our customer service. You only rated us a "one"...I think you meant to rate us higher based on what you posted? If so, we would appreciate it if you can edit that. Regardless, thank you for staying with us and...

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time my fiancé and I had visited the Outer Banks, and we enjoyed our stay at First Colony Inn very much. We visited off season, in February, so it was quiet, but we'll definitely be back some day during the summer. Our room (the Ambrose Viccars) was very large and comfortable. We had a day bed...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Outer Banks before the season and spent two nights at the First Colony Inn. The off season rates are a great value. As noted in an earlier review the Inn is on the Historic Register. The rooms are very comfortable and the service is excellent. The location was convenient for the sites we wanted to visit.

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

Off season rates are very good and usually so is the weather. And our customer service stays the same all year long! Thank you for your review here and please come back when you can

Saint Cloud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First Colony Inn is on the Historic Register. I think there are only 24 rooms, each being named for a member of the lost colony of the late 1500's. It is a quaint friendly place that offers more than we expected. Examples of more than we expected included: bicycles for guests to use on the trails around town, one located...

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

Well, thank you so much for your very thorough review. We hope you are able to come back and stay with us again, and please let us know your room preferences and we will co our best to get you just the right one for your next visit. Thank you again, we appreciate it.

North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took advantage of the off season rates to try First Colony that we had seen so many times during our stays at OBX - and what a winner! Being greeted with beautiful February weather (sun, shorts, etc) probably helped, but our stay was super, from the moment we checked in until our departure. Staff was friendly, cheerful and helpful,...

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

Off season is a wonderful time to visit the Outer Banks and to stay with us at the inn. Lower rates, no crowds, nice weather (usually) and of course, southern hospitality and some great restaurants. Thank you and please do come back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from our second trip and couldn't be more pleased. The vintage charm, down to the seasonal king and queen of hearts made from recyclables, created a peaceful getaway. The inn is well kept, and the staff adds to the experience. I have never had better customer service in a stay than I have had here. We left...

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

Thank you for your nice review of First Colony Inn. We appreciate it and know that many others book their stays with us based on what past guests have posted. We really like what we do and are very proud of our little inn, and I think that shows. We hope you come back just as soon, and as often,...

Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have come each year to First Colony for many years. We live two hours drive, and see this great motel as our annual romantic getaway. Traveling worldwide for decades, this is one of our favorites. In the off-season you can stay in a historic landmark for $75 per night - this includes afternoon wine (self serve),...

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

Well,thanks! What a nice review to read. You were here during a very nice time...the off-season, when things are quieter and the prices are better too. I hope you will return soon and of course, stay at First Colony Inn again.

Ajax, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ambience and the feeling of old world hominess!! Comfy bed, very clean. Loved the porch with rocking chairs. A towel warmer in the bathroom is a nice touch. Beautiful grounds. Not far from the beach. Definitely would stay here again!!

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We appreciate your review here and thank you for relaying your approval to perspective guests. We do hope you will come back again soon. Thank you

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We love the First Colony Inn! The rooms are beautiful; clean and well-appointed with antique furniture. Our room had a porch and a kitchenette. The HVAC was very quiet. Breakfast had everything we wanted and more. Great start for a day of birding! Looking for a date to return.

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

It is always nice to hear that a guest enjoyed their time at First Colony Inn. Thank you for your review. We stay open all year with the exception of a week around Christmas and a few weeks in late Jan/early February (so we can clean, repair and refurbish). Please come on back when you can.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $176 - $384 (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:
First Colony Hotel Nags Head
1st Colony Inn
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“Ambrose Viccars was a very spacious and comfortable room, with garden view.”
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“The rooms are unique so I would recommend reviewing the descriptions before making a reservation.”
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“All rooms were $75 in January and February”
 of 5 bubbles HerbG395, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“third floor rooms required walking up several flights of stairs, bathrooms on third floor were small if that is a concern.”
 of 5 bubbles 769moniqueb, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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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