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Shutters On the Banks
Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Kill Devil Hills
Certificate of Excellence
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
360 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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“Best Motel in Kill Devil Hills”
Reviewed 4 December 2011

Shutters is a wonderful motel located right on the beach. The rooms are spacious and very well kept. The service could not be friendlier or more efficient. The rooms with balconies provide a nice view of the ocean. Everything you need is close by. Perfect for families, couples, or groups of friends.

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COLUMBIA
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Reviewed 30 November 2011

My wife and i stayed one night on the Sunday after Thanksgiving on our way back to SC from New Jersey. We purposefully went a bit out of our way to visit OBX and the Wright Brothers site. We didn't have a reservation and were one of a small number still hanging around at the end of the the weekend. We picked the Shutters because of the outside appearance and were not disappointed once we got to our room. The front desk staff person was very friendly and gave us an end room on the 4th floor. Sorry I didn't get his name, but he was very good. He told us we were one of five parties staying the night. The room was exceptionally clean and well furnished. The view was fabulous and it was really neat to have the property to ourselves. We only spent one night, but I would like to return earlier in the fall and spend more time. It does, however, look like the area would be mobbed and maybe not so plesant in the high summer.

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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Gresham, Oregon
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Reviewed 12 November 2011

We chose this inn based upon the good reviews in tripadvisor, and were not disappointed. Nice property, quiet night, beautiful sunrise on the Atlantic, good breakfast.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 November 2011

I stayed at Shutters for 4 nights the last week of October - the first week of November 2011. The people at the desk had to be the friendliest Hotel desk people that i have ever dealt with . They actually wanted you to stay there. I have stayed at numerous Outer Banks Hotels in the past and to be on the Hurricane front of the ocean it was the cleanest i have seen. The indoor pool and Hot tub area was spotless and the water was Chrystal clear . Needles to say , i was pleasantly surprised. I would defiantly recommend this Hotel.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Hudson River Valley, New York
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Reviewed 11 October 2011

We stayed at Shutters on the Banks the week of September 17th because we were not able to get to our rental house in Frisco. They upgraded us to a 4th floor room in the Tower and what a view we had. I was up every morning for sunrise and have some beautiful pictures. The staff was very friendly and breakfast was adequate-saved us from having to go out. The hotel is centrally located and there are lots of great restaurants along Rt. 12 Business. Loved the pools and on the one rainy day we spent time in the hot tub and indoor pool. We are planning to return to Shutters for our vacation in Sept. 2012 -it has everything we need and love the view.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Shutters On the Banks

Property: Shutters On the Banks
Address: 405 S Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 (Formerly Colony IV by the Sea)
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Kill Devil Hills
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kill Devil Hills
Price range (per night): ₹ 7,491 - ₹ 20,471
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shutters On the Banks 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Oceanfront location, each room is equipped with two queen beds or one king and a sleep sofa and include a refrigerator,in-room phone, TV with HBO, AM-FM radio and highspeed internet. All efficiencies are equipped with full kitchens. We also have a limited number of King Studio Suites available. Complimentary continental breakfast. complimentary passes to the YMCA. Newly renovated rooms and efficiencies for 2016. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Shutters On The Banks Hotel Kill Devil Hills
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Shutters On The Banks Kill Devil Hills, NC - Outer Banks

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