About Us

Overlooking the clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Nags Head, the Colonial Inn offers travelers modest and affordable accommodations. We have rooms for every budget and feature select apartment style rooms with full kitchens. Our 2 bedroom apartment rooms are popular with families who love the extra space and room to feel right at home.


Experience southern charm and hospitality at our hotel.

Our staff have years of hospitality experience and are trained to offer guests the very best in service. Being one of the oldest motels in Nags Head, we have built trust and loyal customers over time. Our loyal customers leave delighted and keep coming back year after year to relive fun filled vacations and build lasting memories.

Let us delight you with our warm smiles and attention to detail. Come, enjoy all that the Colonial Inn and the Outer Banks has to offer!


Our Popular Features

  • beach Located on the oceanfront w/ private beach access
  • refrigerator-microwave Refrigerator and microwave in every room
  • swimming-pool Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • apartments Apartments that sleep up to 10
  • pet-friendly-rooms Pet Friendly rooms available
  • kitchens Kitchens are fully equipped
  • parking-available Overflow parking (0.5 mile away) available for second vehicle
  • friendly-staff Friendly staff
  • friendly-staff Free guest parking (One Vehicle per room)

Outer Banks Rod & Custom Car Show