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Black Lantern Inn

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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King George, Virginia
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

My husband and I went on a trip without the kids to do some shopping and sightseeing in a part of Virginia we hadn’t yet explored. Originally, my husband booked a room for us in the Hotel Roanoke. When I thought more about it, I was seeking a more intimate setting for our stay in Roanoke, so I investigated the... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

Our arrival was warm and welcoming. At our request, our hostess recommended an excellent Italian restaurant in the area and printed out driving directions for us. Our room was truly luxurious -- from the lovely decor, to the spotless, totally updated adjoining bath, to the cozy robes and throw provided, and the king size bed under canopy that completely enveloped... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2010

Ron and Claire are a wonderful team who use only the best of the best to make this place what it is. We just returned from honeymooning at this location and found it to be both romantic and classy. We are still full from the wonderful breakfast Claire served us at 7:35 PM. That should say something about this place.... More

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20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

We selected the Inn based on the recommendations from TA. We stayed overnight while our car was being serviced. The Inn was easily found although the alley entrance is a bit tricky. The Inn is located on a busy main street with a considerable amount of traffic. The Inn was an abandoned turn of the century home that has been... More

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West Grove, PA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

I am from PA. And not that familiar with the Roanoke area. A friend and I wanted to surprise a mutual friend (who lives in Roanoke) for her 50th Birthday by giving her a weekend away from "ordinary life". While scanning the remaining list of hotel/sBB possibilities on line, I came across the Black Lantern Inn, took my chances and... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

As New Yorkers, me and my partner are pretty critical when it comes to quality. From the moment we entered the door it was apparent that this place easily exceeds any expectation based on their website. The decor has a modern urban flare that made us feel right at home. The owner, a contractor from Chicago, didn't miss a thing... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2009

I stopped by the Black Lantern Inn Bed & Breakfast last week for a tour. The holidays are getting busy and we may possibly have overflow visitors at our home, so was looking for alternative places for family members to stay. Conveniently located close to my South Roanoke neighborhood, the Black Lantern Inn is certainly impressive. The facilities are very... More

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oak park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

My business partners and I got held over in the Roanoke area. We were not sure where to stay . When someone suggested a quaint little bed and breakfast. We called and they where extremely accomodating. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. They offered us food for dinner and breakfast (they had plenty of it) . The staff was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

My husband and I stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for an extended weekend before a business trip to Roanoke. This Inn is not to be missed as they did not disappoint!! Once we heard one of the Owners was from Chicago, we looked no further. The Innkeepers are very accommodating to guests and very friendly. I would consider the... More

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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2009

I specifically chose Black Lantern Inn because it advertised excellent service, privacy, serenity and a good location. I quickly found, however, that the website doesn't do justice to the actual experience. Our expectations were continually exceeded on a daily basis. The Tiger Eye room happens to be my favorite. The breakfast is good and there is plenty of food. The... More

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Address: 1526 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Location: United States > Virginia > Roanoke
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
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The Black Lantern Inn has charming and unique rooms with incredibly luxurious bedding, welcoming lounging areas, impeccable baths and great breakfasts.The hospitality and luxury amenities make a stay at our Inn an experience of warm ambiance found in distinctive bed and breakfast accommodations. ... more   less 
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