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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience started by placing a call directly to the inn last week. I explained I was looking for a pet friendly room for 2 nights, with a patio directly facing the ocean. The person taking the reservation, Theresa, not only booked me exactly what I was looking for but gave me a third night for an extremely low rate...

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate your kind words about our staff and your wonderful experience during your stay at our hotel. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your first visit to the Outer Banks. I hope that you would visit the Outer Banks and stay...

Northern VA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room was very small, refrigerator didn't work, remote didn't work and it had cockroaches. We went and bought raid which made the situation worse, with coughing, irratated throats, etc. Then to top it off, drunk couple above us was either fighting, or having a MMA brawl. Not a got trip at all.

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi. I sincerely apologize about the inconvenience during your stay. I am sorry that your room amenities did not work at all. We do our very best to have the maintenance personnel check the appliances all the time, if this was brought up to the Front Desk attention, we would certainly do something about it. I sincerely hope you enjoyed...

Reviewed 24 October 2016

this is what you should expect from an older fishing motel. good location to beach. room price a little high for what you get. room was clean, the bed was, for better words """BAD"""", like to have killed me.

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi Stuart! Thank you for your honest feedback. I do apologize for the inconvenience during your stay. I sincerely hope you enjoyed your visit to the Outer Banks otherwise.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Old, tired, dirty - horrible place. When I checked out, I was asked if everything was alright - couldn't bring myself to list the issues with this place and frankly just wanted to get out of there and forget the experience - so just mumbled "yes" and left. The only good thing about it is the location next to the...

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that your stay wasn't enjoyable. I would love to speak with you personally to address the issues during your stay. I do hope you enjoyed your visit to the Outer Banks otherwise.

Pedricktown, United States
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had a wonderful time for our first trip to Nags Head! For the price we paid for a 5 day stay for a 2 bedroom mini apartment was great! It is a quaint little motel/inn. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. I made a last minute (a few months before going) to add an extra night stay...

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Pam, first, let me thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. Your detailed feedback means a lot to us. We work very hard to make all of our guests' stay truly memorable. I am very happy to hear that our staff were able to help you with your needs. Colonial Inn is truly a...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I have not visited the Outer Banks for 25 years and we were looking forward to our visit. Unfortunately, this place ruined our experience. It was WAY overpriced, the most expensive of our trip, and by far in the worst condition. The toilet was loose so it moved every time you used it, the sink was in...

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that your experience during your stay at our hotel wasn't enjoyable. I am addressing all these room issues to be fixed as soon as possible. I do hope you enjoyed your visit to the Outer Banks otherwise.

Mooresville, Indiana
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stayed on the second floor in a beach front room.. The only thing good about this place is ocean front rooms are steps from the beach. No Ocean view from inside your room. The staff was very nice but the fact is this place is old. No updates, our floor had a hole in it covered by carpet, dust...

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. We do take every feedback seriously and rest assured we have addressed your concerns to the management. Every winter, we do upgrades and we hope after this winter you can give us another chance. I sincerely you enjoyed your visit to the Outer Banks otherwise.

Tybee Island, Georgia
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I liked this hotel, its 75 years old and needs to be updated but it was nice as is. The ocean front rooms are just 25 steps to beach . Pinky the house keeper was very nice as was staff. would stay again !!

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate your kind words about our staff. I will make sure to pass along the message to Ms. Pinky. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Come visit us again anytime.

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Nice older hotel on the beach. In the family rooms the bedrooms are spacious and the kitchen area has a stove and full size refrigerator and a microwave, great for a family. The front desk staff were very helpful and kind. Would return again.

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Hi Bethany! Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. Thank you for your kind words about our staff and the positive feedback during your stay with us. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that you will visit us again in the future.

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This motel has a great location but needs upgrades for sure, and its not the cleanest of places plus our sink in the bathroom had basically no water (just a trickle) but they did take 10 percent off our bill....With some improvements this would be a much better motel.

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Cai P, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience about the water. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the Outer Banks otherwise.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Colonial Inn is nestled at MP 11.5 On the oceanfront right next door to the Nags Head Fishing Pier. The hotel offers many different room types to accommodate every need. We are also pet friendly! There is a seasonal outdoor pool, a private beach access, refrigerators and microwaves in every room, as well as LG flat screen TVs. We also provide free YMCA passes at request, and free WIFI for our guests. We offer discounts for AAA, AARP members and run specials throughout the year. Historical sites, gift shops, and the outlet mall are just minutes away. Jockey's Ridge State Park is half a mile south and the Wright Brother's National Memorial is less than 4 miles away. Lucky 12 Tavern is in walking distance, and Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar & Grill is half a mile north of the Colonial Inn!If you are looking for Old World Charm in the heart of Nags Head, the Colonial Inn is the place for you and your family! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Inn

Address: 3329 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9267
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Nags Head
Price Range: $97 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel Nags Head
Colonial Motel Nags Head
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
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