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Black Lantern Inn

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1526 Franklin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Surrey
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Ron is a superb host, from the excellent website with lots of links about things to do locally, to the comprehensive music library and the Fat Tire beer in the fridge! The breakfasts were truly gourmet and set us up for the day - no need for lunch! The bedroom and en suite was well equipped, we could not think... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Decorated so well and SO much attention to detail. It was truly a joy to spend time here and a relaxing start to our getaway. We stayed in the third floor suite. Breakfast was excellent and the owners were very welcoming and helpful! Would stay here again and recommend to anyone going to Roanoke!!

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

From the moment we parked we saw beauty. You can see and feel the time that went into the beautiful restoration of this home. Ron and Claire spent four years on the renovation and it shows with every detail. Our room was well decorated and very comfortable with every amenity available. The breakfasts were delicious with different meals each day... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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73 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for just one night, but it was thoroughly enjoyable. We had the bedroom on the first floor with a king-size bed (which was a little big for the room, but the room wasn't overly crowded). We had access to the first-floor living room, which was a great place to watch... More 

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North Carolina, USA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Fantastic B&B in the heart of Roanoke. Stellar rooms and amenities, absolutely delicious breakfasts both mornings of our stay, and great attentiveness from the owner while still maintaining plenty of guest privacy. Loved the jetted bathtub and the fancy toiletries! Would definitely stay here again on return visits to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the up-and-coming downtown of Roanoke. Thanks!

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Ann Arbor
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We just returned from a trip to visit our daughter who recently settled in the historic district of Roanoke, VA. We found this bed and breakfast to be superb and coincidentally around the corner from our daughter's new apartment. Service was outstanding, personal touches galore were available, and the home is convenient, beautiful and finely crafted. Ron and Claire, the... More 

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Salem, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is an amazing B&B; absolutely gorgeous! This is most definitely the best place to stay in Roanoke! Fresh chocolate chip cookies each day, fabulous amenities, extremely friendly service! Each room is beautiful and unique, the food is delicious, the atmosphere and location are great; a truly fantastic experience in all aspects! Treat yourself - you will not be sorry!

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The Skyline Room at the top of the house was arranged for me during a 3-day stay while I was in Roanoke on business. It was ideal in every way. The room was extremely comfortable, spacious, and immaculate. A plate of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies was waiting just for me at the end of each day. An accessible fridge... More 

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Washington, DC
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

My fiancee and I stayed in the Venetian room for two days last weekend and it was a remarkable and lovely experience. We made arrangements to come in late at night and Ron graciously accommodated our arrival. The room was immaculate and beautiful, with a canopied bed and lovely rugs. Ron used to be a contractor, and you can tell... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I didn't know exactly what to expect going into this adventure, but I was met with warm hospitality, excellent amenities, and delicious food. We were in the Tiger Eye room, which offered a wonderfully comfortable bed, access to the whole second floor kitchen area, and an adorable breakfast seating area where we were served omelettes, pancakes, hash browns, sausage, and... More 

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