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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 May 2015

On a recent trip to Nags Head, my husband and I arrived to find our reservations were in error at our rented condo. We went to First Colony Inn for the night. We loved our room. It was decorated in colonial style with comfort and beauty. A good breakfast was provided and in the afternoon there was a social hour...

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

It is always very nice to hear that a guest wants to come back and that they will be recommending First Colony Inn to their friends. Thank you for your review here and for the compliments about the staff. I will make sure they are passed on. Please do come back, just as soon as you can.

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I chose this without much information, and we were very pleased. The staff was very friendly and helpful - recommendations for lunch and dinner and offered to make the reservations. The room was pleasant and the bed comfortable. We would definitely stay again and recommend it to our friends without hesitation

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

You certainly traveled a long way to get here so we are especially happy to hear you had a good stay at First Colony Inn. Thank you for your review. I make sure all of the staff sees these reviews and I know it is rewarding to them to hear that guests found their room comfortable and employees friendly and...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 28 April 2015

First Colony was the location for a workshop and it was a perfect site for it. The rooms were beautiful and comfortable. I was on the third floor, so I got my exercise on the stairs, but it was worth the climb. Nice sitting area with cushy chairs. Loved the heated towel bar and nightlight in the bath. Had a...

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

Thank you for your very kind review of First Colony Inn. We love our little inn and like hearing that our guests had a nice stay while here. Did you know that the inn used to be on the oceanfront in Nags Head? It had to be moved or else the ocean was going to claim it. Just a little...

Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This Inn is lovely. End of story. It's very reasonable too. The rooms (ours was on the third floor) are large, beautifully decorated with sea views. There are manicured lawns, swimming pool, hammocks, and beach towels, chairs and bicycles available free of charge. It's just a really nice place to stay and the fact that it's probably one of the...

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

I want to thank you for your very nice review of First Colony Inn. We also feel it is one of the nicest places on the Outer Banks and work very hard to keep it that way. It is always rewarding to hear that our employees are recognized and I will make sure your compliments are passed on. Please come...

Evans, Georgia
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Can only speak nicely about this quaint awesome hotel/B&B. We really loved the decor and layout of the hotel and the service staff was excellent. My wife and I had room 10 and it was fantastic. Large and the bed was very comfortable. Our room had both an interior and exterior door which provided us the option of sitting out...

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

We certainly hope you do come back and stay longer at First Colony Inn. Room 10 is a very popular room and you mentioned many of the reasons guests like it. We do pride ourselves on providing that famous southern hospitality and thank you for commenting on that as well. Hope your race went well! Thanks for your comments.

Monroe, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My wife and I did a 2 night getaway to Nags Head. It has been 30+ years since I had been to the northern OBX and did not know what to expect. The room was nice and clean, but breakfast better than expected. The staff was very friendly and I would highly recommend this historic inn to anyone travelling. We...

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

If it has been 30 years since you were last on the Outer Banks, you must have seen a lot of changes. But, except for our location, First Colony Inn is pretty much the same. Quaint, clean, and with excellent hospitality. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay here and hope you all will come back. Thank you...

Trinity, Florida
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Stayed here just one night, but we were very pleased with everything. Not sure how I found the First Colony Inn, but glad I did. From the phone conversation with Chris when booking the reservation to the very surprisingly complete breakfast the morning of our departure, the First Colony staff and accommodations were outstanding. Thanks to Chris's guidance had a...

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

Thank you for staying with us and for writing this review as well. We truly like what we do and I think that is apparent by the way our staff treats guests. First Colony Inn is full of history and it is always very rewarding to hear that people enjoyed their time here. Please come back and stay with us...

Paradise, PA
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We first stayed here with friends on our way south this past December while headed to a New Year's celebration with old friends. My wife and I again stayed here in March on our way home from a late winter respite in Florida. Each time we stayed, it was only for one night. Believe me, next time we're here, it...

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

You made our day, maybe even our week. Thank you for your very kind and thorough review. We count on "word of mouth" advertising, still the best kind there is and we sincerely appreciate that you posted on tripadvisor, so others can read it. Please DO come back, and make sure you stop by the afternoon tea & wine social....

Oakland, California
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The beach is a short walk down a boardwalk and the inn is steeped in history. The inn's interesting history is displayed on the walls of the breakfast room. The breakfasts are healthy and delicious as are the goodies and wine offered in the afternoon. The staff are friendly and helpful and beds were comfortable. There are bikes and beach...

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

What a nice way to start my Monday, by reading your review of First Colony Inn. I always look for the words "friendly, comfortable, helpful, delicious" and you covered them all, thank you! And yes, the inn is most definitely steeped in history and our guests seem to appreciate that. Please come back just as soon as you can.

Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

We are very picky about cleanliness and this place was the best. This is one of the few places that met and exceeded our standard and we travel a lot. The front desk was very warm and polite. We went for rides on their bicycles (free) and laid in the hammock. The location is great they have private access to...

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Thank you for your review. We are also very picky about cleanliness and it is nice to hear that our inn exceeded your expectations. Also nice to hear you will be back. Thanks again

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • 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: $121 - $357 (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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First Colony Hotel Nags Head
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.”
 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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“All rooms are nice...just remember no elevator!!”
 of 5 bubbles watchoutforrates, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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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