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Black Lantern Inn

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1526 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Black Lantern Inn
Ranked #2 of 6 Roanoke B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We stayed at the Black Lantern Inn on our way to a wedding in Mississippi and discovered a wonderful, modern, charming inn. The hosts, Ron and Claire, were fanastic. They greeted us when we arrived, helped us store our bikes and carried our luggage to the top floor. The skyline room was fantastic - a top floor, tastefully decorated room... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

My fiancé and I stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for one night when we were in town for a concert, but I wish we could have stayed longer! The entire Inn was absolutely gorgeous, our room (the Venetian) was spectacular, and breakfast the next morning was absolutely to die for. I can't say enough great things! Ron and Claire... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

I stayed at the Black Lantern Inn this weekend. It was my first visit and it definitely won't be my last. Ron and Claire are the greatest hosts. The house is wonderful and the meals are so amazing you will be glad you didn't sleep through breakfast. The Skyline Room is a must for a quiet weekend retreat. Visit this... More 

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Kentucky
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

We were very pleased with the entire experience. Ron & Claire made us feel very welcome. Ron has done many remodel projects at the house and you will likely take some ideas back to your home. The kitchen is really cool. The immaculate house is the result of Ronnie's skill as a detailed contractor. We stayed in the Tiger Room... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

So many things can be said about the Black Lantern Inn. From the local to the service was excellent. Everything about it a first class. We drove from Southern Maryland to Roanoke for a nice quiet getaway and got much more than that. Ron & Claire made us feel welcome. The accomodations were spotless, the Breakfast was YUMMYLISIOUS. The location... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

The Black Lantern Inn will surpass all of your expectations of quality, friendliness and cleanliness. Ron and Claire are incredible hosts. Not only did Ron pick me up from the airport, he even dropped me off downtown for a conference and he called to check on me when I took the bike out for a rainy day. Chicagoans, you will... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

One of the most comfortable rooms I have ever stayed in. It was beautifully decorated, the bed was very comfortable and it was spotless! The owners were nice and offered great suggestions for dinner. Breakfast was great. Would definitely return.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

We have stayed in many B&Bs, but few of them measure up to The Black Lantern. What a find and what a great value! Ron and Claire have done a superb job of renovating an old house into a beautiful inn. Ron's workmanship is truly outstanding as my husband who is in the construction industry noted during our stay. There... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

Like the other reviews on this site, my wife and I have very good things to stay. We were in Roanoke for a wedding, but the hotels that the bride and groom recommended were all booked by the time we tried to make reservations. What seemed like misfortune turned out to be good luck in disguise. Ron and Claire, the... More 

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Philly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

This is our third stay at Black Lantern and we continue to be impressed with the accommodations, the food and the personal attention we experience. We would not stay anywhere else. My husband, the engineer, cannot believe the level of detail taken in every room of this exquisitely decorated B&B. I, the cook, cannot believe the level of detail taken... More 

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Address: 1526 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Location: United States > Virginia > Roanoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3

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