Colonial Inn

3329 S Virginia Dare TrailNags Head27959USA
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About Colonial Inn

For a relaxing getaway, escape to the beach at the Colonial Inn in Nag's Head, North Carolina.

This vintage motel offers several different types of accommodations including standard rooms, efficiencies and apartments. All accommodations feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and microwaves; some units also offer fully equipped kitchens and living areas with sleeper sofas.

Enjoy private beach access, an outdoor pool, free parking and free passes to the Outer Banks Family YMCA.

Cook up some lunch on the outdoor grills or enjoy several nearby restaurants within walking distance of the motel.

There are plenty of activities to do in the area. Colonial Inn is right next door to Nag's Head Fishing Pier and is within close driving distance to The Wright Brothers National Memorial, Jockey's Ridge State Park, the Bodie Island Lighthouse and Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve.


3329 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC, 27959, USA
Telephone: +1(252)4417308 | Fax: +1(252)4417392 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Direct beach access
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Great location and price.

The location of this hotel is hard to beat. You will appreciate this central Nags Head location and the luxury of being right on the beach. The Colonial Inn also provides guests with private beach access and for those people who enjoy fishing, it sits next to the Nags Head Fishing Pier. The property is also within walking distance to area restaurants, and many attractions are a short drive away. The price of a night's stay, considering the area, has been said to be reasonable.

Fun for all - family and dog friendly.

This hotel has been said to be good for families. Dogs are also allowed on the property, which is an added bonus for those people who have to travel with their pets.

Friendly staff members.

Staff members have been reviewed as helpful, warm, friendly and accommodating.

Negative Reviews

Rooms are somewhat outdated.

Updating may be needed. There have been some complaints about the quality of and upkeep of the rooms. Some of the units have been said to be outdated. Newer appliances could be in order, as well as regular room maintenance. Several guests had problems with broken bathroom doors, toilets, showers and TV remotes. Larger bathrooms also would be appreciated.

Room cleanliness could be improved.

There have been some complaints about room cleanliness issues such as dirty carpeting, broken bathroom tiles, strange odors and ants in the units.

Problems with parking.

Several guests have mentioned limited parking and issues with overly tight parking spaces.

Rating Overview

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7.3 /10
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7.3 out of 10 based on 1155 reviews