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

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.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This is an older colonial style hotel, that takes one back to the 1930s, or at least it would if I happened to be that old. The staff are pleasant and helpful. The breakfast room overlooks the lovely gardens and the breakfast itself is excellent. The hotel has a lovely wrap-around verandah where one can sit and enjoy a cocktail....

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

You are exactly right...First Colony Inn was built in 1932 and known as the place to be on the Outer Banks. Thank you so much for your review. We hope you will come back and stay with us again.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My wife and I spent one night at the First Colony Inn. We were on a whirlwind tour of the Outer Banks and were fortunate enough to get a room at the FIrst Colony one night. I don't love B&Bs, but this place felt more private than some I have seen. Our door opened to a wonderful porch, not a...

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

Next time, plan on staying more than one night...now that you know your are comfortable staying at First Colony Inn. We appreciate your nice review, thank you. October is a wonderful time to be here...the weather is wonderful and everything is still open. Thanks again

Virginia
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This is our third visit to the First Colony Inn and our five night stay was just as wonderful as our previous visits. It has the charm of a bed and breakfast and the ambiance of a vintage beach house. The rooms are small but very reminiscent of what you would find in the 1930's, very cozy with modern amenities,...

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

Well, thanks, thanks so much! Your review sums up exactly how we hope each and every guest feels about staying at First Colony Inn. Please get back here as soon as you can and sincerely, thank you. I will make sure my co-workers see your comments.

Reviewed 31 July 2015

We stayed at the First Colony Inn for three nights the last week in July. It was very nice. I was impressed with the cleanliness of the room, and I am very picky. The breakfasts were good, as were the afternoon teas. I think our favorite part of our trip to the Outer Banks was sitting on the porch outside...

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

We like "picky people", we are kind of picky too. It sounds like you really soaked in the ambiance and feel of First Colony Inn and Nags Head. The ocean breezes are wonderful, we agree. I am sorry the beach chairs were uncomfortable and I have let management know about this. Thank you for your review and we do hope...

Reviewed 27 July 2015

Love this place. The staff is great. Location is great - quick walk to the beach. Rooms are spacious and very clean. Love the wrap around porches - plenty of seating to relax. We have stayed here twice now and we plan on going back again. Love, LOVE, Love this place! Afternoon tea is such a delight and breakfast is...

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I see that you are a repeat guest to First Colony Inn, and that you post a nice review last time you stayed here too. Thank you so much for letting others know you had a good stay and for coming back to the inn. We appreciate it. Come on back when you can.

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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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: €122 - €267 (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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