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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We just completed a 3-day stay at this convenient, beach-front hotel. Carla and Linda who work at the front desk and Josh owner/manager are friendly and provided phenomenal service. Rooms were adequate, well-maintained, and provided a rustic charm that made for an enjoyable stay. The location is convenient and provides easy access to Nags Head pier and restaurant. We'd recommend...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am so appreciative of the kind words and will most certainly share with Linda and Karla. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

The rooms were clean and the staff is so nice! We went dcuring spring break and a lot of the big chains were full but all we needed were beds and showers. With two small boys it was fine. The beach was amazing and we would probably stay again

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Karry thank you for the compliments regarding our staff and housekeeping. I will most certainly share this with the staff. We hope you are able to return soon.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 April 2014

The hotel offers clean, basic rooms in a good location. Some rooms are on the beachfront with an ocean view. Pets are accepted. No breakfast is included. Coffee is available in the reception area. We stayed for a few days in early April, apparently just after the hotel had reopened after winter. Our first room was not ready for occupants...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Jan allow me to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience of the paving process. It is not in our nature to make excuses so I do on behalf of ownership, our management company, and myself apologize. The nature of the winter we have had and partly planning of our capital improvements we were forced to put this project off until this...

Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

We were traveling with our dog so we were happy to have a place that still welcomes pets. The staff was very friendly....even before we arrived when we had to push our trip back a week due to an emergency. The motel was clean but we could tell it was old. I am guessing they have nicer rooms but since...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, the room was clean, and you enjoyed the location. We all agree the rooms are a bit outdated. The current owner purchased the hotel two years ago. Each year he has invested in improvements and we have come a very long way. This off season we will be replacing the furniture...

Enfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 November 2013

The colonial inn is a very cozy hideaway right smack dab in the middle of the OBX. My roommate and I stayed for three nights in June of 2013, and did-not want to leave. Many restaurants within walking distance. We already have a room-reserved for the forth of July, 2014. You can never plan too far in advance. The continental...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Nancy we sincerely appreciate your kind words. I will certainly pass along to the staff and we sincerely hope you are able to stay with us again very soon.

Maryland
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I love the Colonial Inn. We recently stayed there for a short mini vacation. The location is excellent- oceanfront - right next to the Nags Head fishing pier( with restaurant) and across from Lucky 12 Tavern. The pool area is very nice. They accept pets for a very reasonable fee (compared to other hotels) which is great as we have...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We certainly hope you are able to return soon.

Gaston, NC
Reviewed 21 October 2013

My husband and I spent the night at the Colonial Inn and found it to be a great place to stay. The staff was very nice and helpful, room was clean and large, and location was fantastic! We booked through a third party and there was some problem with overbooking so we were upgraded to what was called an "apartment"..had...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. It sounds like you had a wonderful vacation. We certainly hope you are able to return soon.

Brunswick, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Just tried a night at the Colonial Inn because of their Facebook activity and to try another place to stay other than our usual place. The pluses here are the room was very nice and clean, you can tell they have done some recent remodels, as far as paint and furnishings.Great location and ocean front. Before i go into the...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

James I certainly appreciate your feedback. I am happy you enjoyed your stay and feedback always help us improve so honestly thank you for that. While I certainly agree the parking lot and dune is a out of our control the items you have mentioned in the room are not acceptable. I will look into these right away. Again thank...

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 October 2013

On our way to Cape Hatteras, we spent one night in Nags Head. We chose the Colonial Inn mostly because of it's location near some of our favorite watering holes and the Nags Head Pier. After a terrific night on the town, we had an unfortunate accident in the room. At around 3am, we noticed that the toilet, which we...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

I sincerely apology for the situation but I am glad the staff was able to take care of the situation and quickly. Things happen and I certainly hope you were able to enjoy the rest of your trip in Cape Hatteras. We do hope you are able to return soon.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I have stayed at the Colonial Inn three times with my husband and four children. We love the poolside "apartments" -- plenty of room for all of us, with the convenience of a kitchen, steps from the pool, and very convenient beach access. The Inn is also right beside the Nags Head Pier -- a great place for fishing, or...

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Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial Inn, responded to this review

Mary I sincerely appreciate your feedback. We will continue to improve this property as the new ownership is committed to upgrading the wonderful beachfront Inn. We hope you return soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • 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: £65 - £187 (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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