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First Colony Inn

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you are looking for an authentic outer banks experience, then First Colony Inn may be for you. My room was large and had a partial ocean view. White robes and chocolates on the night stand were little extras. Breakfast is included......oh, there is also...More

Thank krisr951
Response from obxjm, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 27 April 2016

I agree, we are a little old fashioned, both the inn, the grounds and with our customer service. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your kind review and we hope you are able to come back to...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the inn for a week last August. The inn is a short jaunt across a private boardwalk to the beach. There are beach chairs and umbrellas available for guests' use as well as bicycles. The grounds are well maintained and they even...More

Thank Jporco
Response from obxjm, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 25 April 2016

Your review was very thorough, thank you. We know that potential guests of First Colony Inn do take reviews into consideration before choosing to book their stay and your comments highlighted exactly what we hope each guest feels about their stay. We truly love what...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, lovely rooms ,short walk to the beach. The social hour and a glass of wine on the deck was sweet. It had a vintage beach cottage feel. Chris at the front desk was especially accommodating since I didn't have a reservation but found...More

Thank Megan K
Response from obxjm, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 25 April 2016

Thank you for your review and for taking the time to mention Chris. I will make sure he sees this. I hope you can come back again and spend some time on the Outer Banks. We are open pretty much all year...closing for a few...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Coming from Boston and not knowing the area, it was nice to have Trip Advisor guide us! First Colony Inn combines a first-class feel, with the charm of an historic inn. It is the perfect balance of clean and nice, with a rustic casual atmosphere....More

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Response from oldobxer, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 9 May 2016

I am sorry it took me so long to respond, I missed your review. But, thank you! e appreciate your post and that you chose to stay with us. I will pass on your compliments about Chris, and I agree, he is wonderful. Please come...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

I recently stayed here while participating in a photo workshop. This was my second stay and reconfirmed my view that this a special and rare find on the OBX where the relentless tide of new projects tend to wash away any signs of the Outer...More

Thank David K
Response from obxjm, Public Relations Manager at First Colony InnResponded 25 April 2016

Well, you made our day...and it is even a Monday! Appreciate your kind remarks and thank you for letting us, and others, how much you enjoyed your stay at First Colony Inn. Classic OBX is a perfect description. We have a great staff and a...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
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US$ 154 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$ 154 - US$ 390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Rowland T
24 August 2016|
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Response from oldobxer | Property representative |
Pets are not allowed but there are kennels on the Outer Banks.
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sheaby2
28 February 2016|
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Response from jdgreen43 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are king size beds at least 6 or 8 rooms are kings
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Edmond O
26 February 2016|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
We love the First Colony Inn and love to visit in different seasons. It is our go to place if we are not renting a house on the OBX.
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"Second floor, corner room was great. Ocean side is great, but you also won't be disappointed in a bay..."
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"Review their website to view their rooms and amenities. I requested a specific room and was given that room!!"
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"Get a room on the beach side so you can avoid traffic noise. Corner rooms like ours was a plus."
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"If you want a water view, you need to pick a third floor room."
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