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Ellan Vannin Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed this hotel. It was quiet, the staff were discreet and you could get milk from the dining room whenever you wanted in these dinky little milk bottles. They also supplied homemade biscuits everyday. They also moved us from the bottom floor to the third floor when we asked. Only slight criticism is that the shower had some mould... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited during Manx Grand Prix in August so very busy. Ellan Vannin Hotel provided very comfortable (although very small) room at a reasonable price. I cannot fault the service, it was a pleasure to stay there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant service great breakfast choice made to feel very welcome, room very nice Internet access very good, homemade cakes in room. Staff very friendly happy to help with anything loved our stay here many thanks to all the staff.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most impressed by the warmth of the welcoming e-mail in advance of the trip. Indeed, the whole visit was marked by the hotel staff's willingness to get things right. They aim to achieve 5-star service at 3-star prices and they're getting there. Not personally one for pointless decorative cushions on the bed, but it was a very comfortable bed and... More 

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff, excellent service with a personal touch (home baked cakes, which were really good at the tea making facilities), clean room, nice shower, large bed, perfect breakfast ('full manx breakfast' is highly recommended). Really enjoyed our stay there, it was just to short to see all of this beautifull island.

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Thank erikulijn
Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another year and another great stay at the Ellan Vannin Hotel, very friendly staff, clean hotel, a home from home with a personal touch, where nothing is too much trouble for the owners Paul and Pauline. Each year their are more improvements which make this hotel a great base to stay and explore the island.

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Rhayader, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 4 day stay very much. The hotel was clean, staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfasts were excellent. Our only real complaint which is nothing to do with the hotel, were the raucous seagulls - terribly noisy at ALL TIMES during the night. Our sleep was disturbed every night.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night (came all the way from castletown!) and it was perfect....Room had stunning views and was very spacious and clean with all the facilities we needed. Staff were welcoming, we didn't have breakfast but the food looked and smelled delicious. Close to everything so very convenient. Highly recommend.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed with a dismal, tired looking attic room. Clean new en-suite, comfortable bed. Great location to bus, tram and train stations.Friendly staff, informative newsletter and home made cakes in room. No evening meals available anymore, though photos show this. Breakfasts are not included and dining room looks like a staff canteen, a real turn off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I love this hotel. We book early so as to have a seaview room and it really is spectacular sitting in the bay window and looking out at the sea, seeing the sunrise and set, and the horse trams going by. Not that we spend all our time in the room! - but it is perfectly designed... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Ellan Vannin Hotel

Address: 31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $76 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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