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    Colonial Inn

    3329 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9267
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    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    The photo looked better then the room. We were suppose to have a fully equipped kitchen-NOT-no forks and only one coffee mug. The bathroom definitely needed a face lift. They need to put what they charged us per day back into the room. The staff...More

    3  Thank akariley
    Response from Cai P, General Manager at Colonial InnResponded 21 September 2015

    I appreciate the kind words regarding the staff. I am certainly blessed with a great team. I will immediately check on the kitchen inventory as there is no excuse for this and I do apologize. We work each year to upgrade the rooms while maintaining...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2015

    Colonial Inn is wonderful! Location, location, location! It's beside the Nags Head Fishing Pier which is great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The beach has an excellent sandbar and Lucky 12, a great restaurant, is right across the street. I read reviews where people complained...More

    1  Thank Michele Y
    Response from Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial InnResponded 22 October 2015

    Hi Michele! First of all, I would like to personally thank you for staying with us over the years. I sincerely appreciate that you took the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. Your kind words, honest and positive feedback means a lot to...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2015

    We were skeptical after reading some reviews about staying here. We were pleasantly surprised :) The room was clean and the bed was comfortable It.is an older place and would benefit greatly from some fresh paint. The location is great; right on the beach. We...More

    Thank traveling680
    Response from Joshua R, General Manager at Colonial InnResponded 30 December 2015

    Thank you for your review. I appreciate the kind words. We are blessed with an owner that does pick multiple capital improvement projects each off season to improve this property. We will be doing painting this off season. We hope you are able to return...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2015

    Its Perfect for family vacation, I enjoyed my stay for 3 nights. This is very near to beach and i have 1 bed room apartment. Rooms are clean, bathroom and hot water is good. Nice Hospitality. Kids like Swimming pool.

    Thank Pavan V
    Response from Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial InnResponded 22 October 2015

    Hi Pavan! Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate your positive feedback about our hotel. I am very happy to know that the kids enjoyed the swimming pool. We hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

    Basic hotel but certainly great value for money. A good bed in the room and good location with direct beach access and neighbouring a great breakfast place. The bathroom was more than decent. Staff is friendly. The pool looked ok too. Perfect for travellers through...More

    Thank dporce
    Response from Cai P, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial InnResponded 22 October 2015

    Hi! Thank you for taking the time to review our property on Trip Advisor. I sincerely appreciate your honest and positive feedback about our hotel. I am glad that not you only find our hotel reasonably priced but also conveniently located in the heart of...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$67 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 On the Beach Hotel in Nags Head
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Coast >
    • Outer Banks >
    • Nags Head
    • Also Known As
    • Colonial Hotel Nags Head ,
    • Colonial Motel Nags Head
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    Sarah W
    15 March 2016|
    Response from Kathy R | Reviewed this property |
    No, it's an outdoor pool that will probably open in early May. You have availability to the YMCA which is close by. The Colonial provides free access to its guests to the Y.
    Room Tips
    "I would look for ocean side room."
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    "Choose second floor if you have no handicap issues (first floor and road side is noisy)"
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