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Ellan Vannin Hotel

31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
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Ranked #3 of 34 Douglas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel with very pleasant staff. After a very stressful and rough ferry crossing we had a friendly face to greet us at 00:30 in the morning. There was even a phone call to ensure that we had made it onto the ferry. These things make a difference.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in Douglas twice a month for work purpose. I have stayed in The Ellan Vannin three times and it is every bit as good as its reviews. Excellent tasty breakfasts and clean well appointed rooms. Book well ahead though or you may find yourself disappointed as they are mainly fully booked. Keep up the good work Ellan Vannin... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week in July/August 2014. The hotel is situated on Douglas sea front, and even at the back could be noisy - especially on a Saturday night. Breakfast was excellent - good choice and nicely cooked. Staff were really friendly and very helpful. Room decoration was a little tired, and room lighting was dismal: it was... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good staff very pleasant willing to help attentive , food we only had breakfast full manx one day kippers with poached egg another day as much toast cornflakes e.c.t as you like fantastic danish pastries good quality orange juice apple juice not tried fresh fruits, yoghurts, prunes grapefruit in juices , fresh coffee teas instant coffee all in all... More

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Meols,Wirral, England
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel because of location and price and I was not disappointed in my choice. The price was half of what other nearby hotels were charging for a single room. I parked for free right outside the door on the Prom. On checking in I was told that I was going to be in room 14 which had... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel mainly on the excellent trip advisor reports. We had sea view room, which is definitely worth having. The bed was large and very comfortable. Strange to have an office chair in the bedroom and no mirror except in the bathroom. The room was noisy, not just the road outside, which you have to accept with the sea... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a lovely few days on Isle of Man staying at the Elland Vannin. Paul & Pauline were very accommodating, in particular, looking after our bikes as we were on a cycling holiday. The only 'blip' was when we came to check out. We asked for a packed breakfast as we had to be up for an early ferry... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this through the IOM Steam Packet Co and very pleased with the accomodation. Clean rooms and excellent breakfast. If you want parking book with the hotel in adavance though or its a nightmare in Douglas. Very helpful owners and staff. Stuart

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a lovely hotel thanks for a wonderful stay good food very clean well worth a visit staff are so friendly ideal location right on the front really good views from room no 4will be going back next year one of the best hotels we have stayed in

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Bonn, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the hotel last July (2014) with my girlfriend. The only black spot I can mention is that they failed to hoover the room’s carpets during the time we were there. Besides that, I can just name pros: Friendly staff, nice breakfast, good location, amazing view to the promenade and the sea, fast internet connection… In summary, we had... More

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Address: 31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
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The Ellan Vannin is situated in a superb position on Douglas sea front, facing the historic and picturesque Tower of Refuge. The majestic sweep of Douglas bay can be enjoyed from the sea view rooms and the very comfortable guest lounge. We are just minutes from the main shopping area of Douglas. five minutes from the ferry terminal and main bus station. The famous steam railway and electric tram are a short stroll. We provide home cooked evening meals, a free high speed internet connection and a great cooked breakfast including Manx kippers. ... more   less 
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