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Black Lantern Inn

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Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for our Anniversary. Ron, the Inn keeper was great, very cordial and made us feel right at home. The place was very clean and immaculate! The rooms were beautiful and the location was not too far from downtown. It is walking distance of one of the local restaurants as well as a few...

Thank Main Street C
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 2, 2015

We were met by Ron, the owner of the B&B, a delightful fellow who showed us around the accommodation. Our room was on the first floor and had a four poster bed, plenty of space and a spacious bathroom. He said we could have the run of the first floor. The breakfasts were delicious and well thought out. Ron is...

1Thank 657annie
Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Black Lantern Inn over the Memorial Day holiday. The property is impeccable. Everything is pristine. This formerly condemned property in the historic district was restored over a period of 4 years. It is about 1 mile from downtown - an easy 20 minute walk.

Thank GrouchoDE
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Outstanding renovation by current owner. Property is kept in perfect condition and the service, food and atmosphere are second to none. Great deal at this price. Short walk to restaurants and lovely shops in the downtown area. FYI- parking area is in the rear. Will definitely be back.

Thank jeffandellen77
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 24, 2015

My wife and I spent 4 nights at the Black Lantern and found it absolutely great in every way. The room was perfect lots of space for 2 . The location is good and nothing is to much trouble for Ron the host whose breakfasts are wonderful.

East Flat Rock, North Carolina
Reviewed May 23, 2015

We had a great experience staying at the Black Lantern Inn. Every detail was clean and luxurious. Ron was very welcoming and provided a tasty and filling breakfast. The bed was comfy, the bathroom was updated and the shared spaces were spacious. Ron & Claire have painstakingly remodeled the whole house up to the highest expectations with high end fixtures...

Thank GloNock
Towson, Maryland
Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is such a great place to stay -- wonderful room, places to hang inside and out, great breakfast, great conversations with the hosts, convenient to downtown Roanoke, and great history of the inn. Two suggestions -- (1) pay attention to the owners directions for parking and (2) Go there if you are staying in the Roanoke / Salem area!

Thank Bill L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed May 17, 2015

I just returned from a stay at the Black Lantern Inn this past week. This B&B is top-notch. When I arrived I was greeted by Ron who carried my suitcase & showed me around and to my room. This inn is very nicely decorated and has all the comforts of home. Ron & Claire take your comfort very seriously with...

Thank Michelle R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed April 18, 2015

I stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for only one night, but truly wish that my trip could have been longer. The property is very well maintained, the decor thoughtfully chosen. I enjoyed the outside balcony for a late night snack; was a wonderful 'hideaway'. Breakfast was a wonderful experience...pancakes, scrambled eggs with herbs, and a delicious fruit bowl topped...

Thank Susan E
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Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the first floor bedroom suite. Huge 4-poster bed, very comfortable. The house is very beautifully and luxuriously decorated. Ron, the owner, gave us the run of the downstairs, which includes a living room and the main kitchen. I was able to set up my computer in the living room and work and just be...

Thank Alexandra H
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Black Lantern Inn

Address: 1526 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
Location: United States > Virginia > Roanoke
Price Range: $109 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Listen to Rons suggestions as to where to eat, they were spot on!”
 of 5 bubbles bustergiz, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Try for the 3rd floor room if stairs are not an issue. It is very nice private accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles sararobinson2015, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“We liked the downstairs room because of fewer stairs, but they all looked lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles margaretE641, Jan 4, 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs is great”
 of 5 bubbles MLyndaO, Oct 25, 2015 | Read review
“The Venetian, our favorite, is on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Karron2013, Oct 4, 2015 | Read review
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