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Forest City, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this quaint bed and breakfast. The breakfast was delicious. We enjoyed the afternoon happy hour with wine and snacks. The staff was friendly. I was a little disappointed with the comfort of the beds but overall the room was nice...especially the heated towel bar. I would stay again.

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

A belated Happy Anniversary and thank you for choosing to spend your special day at First Colony Inn. I hope you mentioned the bed when you checked out, or filled in the comment card. We do need feedback of all kinds so we can make sure our service and our rooms are what they should be. Thank you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our 3 night stay in this historic building in Nags Head, NC. A bit rustic, but clean, comfortable, good food (breakfast) and very friendly staff. If you stay on 2nd or 3rd floor, be mindful that footsteps transmit to lower floors. Easy beach access and lots of amenities.

1Thank Dan W
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at First Colony Inn and appreciate your nice review. Thank you for staying with us and I hope you will return.

Irmo, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was second visit to the outer banks....we love First Colony Inn, everything was nice and the breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese hour are fantastic. We can't wait for our next visit!!!!!! We always stay on the first floor....no elevators!

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

Thank you for your return visit and we hope there will be many more. Off season is a wonderful time to be on the Outer Banks...it is 63 degrees as I write this on December 1st. Thanks again

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charm, with a home-like comfort, fresh breakfast, social 'hour' with wine and appetizers if you're there on a rainy afternoon. Friendly hosts, still carrying on the tradition of Camille, who owned and ran this inn at Nags Head for many years. Rooms are clean w/ no smells. Corner rooms on the 2nd and 1st floors have lots of air. We...

1Thank lbizromanow
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

Repeat guests! We love them...each and every one. We also love our little inn by the sea and are happy when we hear that guests enjoyed their time with us. We will "sea" you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old but beautifully maintained inn with great breakfasts, comfy beds, oozing charm and providing rest and relaxation....a step back in time with modern conveniences...highly recommend! Steps from the beach for added ambience.

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

We hope to provide peace and relaxation to each guest, so thank you for mentioning that. We love First Colony Inn and also love sharing it with our visitors. Thank you again.

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Checked in on a Thursday for a 2 night stay with another couple. We had adjoining rooms which had a good sized bathroom, queen bed, small (25 inch) tv, desk and armoir. Breakfast was buffet-style. The first morning we had shrimp quiche with biscuits, muffins, toast, bacon and sausage. There is a wine hour each day from 3-5pm with wine...

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

Your review made my day....and I will be sharing with the staff at First Colony Inn. Thank you, and please return.

Hoover, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2016

First Colony Inn is a great, historic hotel. It's well kept and the staff is friendly and very accommodating. The grounds are nice. It's a short walk by boardwalk to the beach. The staff was helpful in recommending nearby, good quality restaurants. Breakfast at the Inn was good quality and tasty. I would visit again if in the area.

Thank DLB1832
oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony Inn, responded to this review

We hope you return to First Colony Inn often. Thank you for you review, we appreciate it.

Oakland CA
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were only visitng the Outer Banks for one night and we just happened to find the First Colony Inn. It was a darling B and B. We had a cute room with a queen bed and a daybed. It was right on the highway, but very quiet. After breakfast, we walked over to the beach (they have their own...

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

Thank you for your review here and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We are up and running at First Colony Inn, and grateful that we did not sustain major damage from Hurricane Matthew. Please come back and stay with us again.

East Berlin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Clean. Friendly. Quaint. Comfortable. Hospitable. Little microwave. Fridge. Tv. Air. Si clean. I just love the service on check in. Glass of wine! How can i help u. This place has a lot to offer. Ok. Not on beach. But. For price you are so so close!!!!!

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

Loved your review...you write like I do when I am reviewing! Thank you for your kind words and for staying with us. Hope you will come back soon.

Chocowinity, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had a great time last year and everything was very good, but this year, the food at breakfast was not so good, and their coffee went from good to bad. Tasted like cheap maxwell house. Had to make trips to Dunkin Donuts again and again

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

I am sorry your last stay was a disappointment. We have not had any complaints about the coffee but I will mention it to the innkeeper. Thank you for staying with us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: ₹ 4,448 - ₹ 10,919 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles lbizromanow, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As this is an older hotel, if stairs are an issue, mention when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles R1260KKelizabethl, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a daybed in addition to a queen or king; others have desk and 2 chairs.”
 of 5 bubbles honorab, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 214 is nice”
 of 5 bubbles DLB1832, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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