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Lake Norman, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 September 2015

For a quaint small hotel with charm, this is your ticket! Rooms are named after original colonists and decorsted with antiques. Breakfast was more than continental and had hot items. Afternoon snacks and wine was a nice treat and staff allowed us to come down late since we had just checked in. Staff was very friendly and attentive to any...

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

Sorry about that nor'easter but it sounds like you made the best of it and had a good stay. I hope you can come back when the weather is nicer and walk over to the beach and enjoy our pool. Thank you for your review here. We appreciate it.

Huntersville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 27 September 2015

From Check-In to Check-Out we had nothing but very congenial and professional experiences. At Check-In when we arrived we were greeted by Chris who informed us of all the amenities and offered for us to take part in the Wine Social even though it was cleanup time. Fully appreciated that as we had driven 6 hrs. and relaxing with a...

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

I appreciate your kind review, thank you. I will make sure my co-workers see it as well. Glad to hear you will be coming back. Next time we will try to arrange for some nicer weather. This time of year there are many events going on so check back on our Facebook page and other Outer Banks websites for upcoming...

Minnesota
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable stay even though the weather didn't cooperate for us. It was a short walk to the beach with a few restaurants and shops within walking distance. All employees were very friendly and willing to help us with anything or give recommendations on places to go. They even made our first night dinner reservations for us. The breakfast and wine...

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

Sorry about that weather...nor'easters are sometimes worse than hurricanes because they tend to hang around longer. I hope you can come back again, and see how nice fall can be. Thanks for your review here. We appreciate it.

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The First Colony Inn is a family friendly old beach style inn with large rooms and vintage furniture. The pool is great as is beach access and plenty of local restaurants close by. It is home away from home.

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

You summed it up...family friendly, old beach style inn. I love that you feel it is your home away from home. Come on back, and thank you for your review.

Montgomery Village, Maryland
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is our 4th visit to the inn. We have had different rooms on each stay which have been during various seasons. Every room is unique and has its own charm. The service is outstanding and very accommodating. The homemade breakfast in the morning and the afternoon social hour are not to be missed. We have always enjoyed meeting the...

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

We appreciate your review here and also that you have been back to First Colony Inn four times, thank you. We feel the same way you do about our little inn by the sea, and take great pride in the inn and in the services we provide our guests. We look forward to your next visit.

Suffolk, Virginia
Reviewed 9 September 2015

What a nice visit. Felt like we stepped back in time, rooms were cozy, very comfratable bed. The social hour and homemade breakfast was delicious. Innkeeper very personable. Could of stayed there the whole trip! Great customer service, and very personable staff. Didn't feel like just a number.

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

Your review put a smile on my face...thank you. We want all of our guests to feel very welcome, very comfortable and relaxed. Next time, you need to stay longer . We sincerely appreciate your kind words, thank you again.

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 9 September 2015

A nice B&B on the Outer Banks in Nags Head. It is what Americans describe as a historic hotel: it is actually from the 1930s but was moved to its current location in 1988. No doubt, the house has all the cham of a Southern Estate, the rooms are named after some of the first Roanoke Colonists. Check-in was very...

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

Thank you for your kind review and for relaying a little bit of the history of First Colony Inn. I especially liked reading that your found our rooms clean and our staff friendly and helpful. Glad you enjoyed the afternoon social...it is one of the things our guests look forward to. If you are out our way again, please come...

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night on the way to Avon for a long weekend and left wishing I could have stayed longer. The rooms have a homey/antique feel that I found very charming- I loved the four poster bed. It was immaculately clean and the office staff were extremely kind and helpful! I arrived early and due to weather had to cancel...

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

Thank you for your review, and especially for mentioning our clean rooms and friendly staff. We pride ourselves on hospitality and it is nice to hear that it is noticed and appreciated. We like what we do, and I think it shows. Thank you for staying with us and please come back when you can stay a little longer.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Firstly, it is with reluctance that I write such a negative review (see my other reviews) but we were so disappointed by this hotel that we want to share our experience with others, especially bearing in mind that it has had good reviews before. Firstly, upon arrival no-one was behind the rather cheap reception desk. One girl wandered by and...

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

Oh, oh wow. To say I was shocked to read your review is an understatement. We respect your right to post about your experience at the inn, however I can honestly state that we have never, ever, ever had such a negative review here or on any other website or on a comment card. And I speak from ten years’...

Poquoson, Virginia
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Whenever my husband and I plan a little weekend trip to the Outer Banks during the off season we stay here. We were gifted a reservation years ago and once we stayed here we knew we had to come back. The rooms are great and very clean, the staff is friendly and the breakfast is fantastic. We love the First...

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I especially like hearing from guests who have stayed with us in the past. Thank you for your kind review and please come on back when you can.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $88 - $222 (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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