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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is in my opinion the finest boutique hotel in Douglas, the location is perfect,the rooms beautifully appointed, I had a superior double room with breathtaking views, the breakfast was hearty fare and excellent, the guys running this hotel are fantastic.... All in all superb!!! I will return and cannot speak highly enough about this hotel.

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled from Australia and found this little gem. Excellent position for everything. Clean rooms great breakfast. What more can I add except there's no lift so be prepared for a workout each day. Apart from that - no worries - can recommend this place to any traveller to Douglas. Cheers

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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a very pleasant stay at the Ellan Vannin the hotel enjoys a superb location right on the sea front and in the centre of Douglas. The hotel offers good value for money and the staff are friendly and profession. The breakfast was really good with an excellent choice. Our room was on the small side but taking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 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 August 4, 2014

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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Address: 31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
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