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Cincinnati, Ohio
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59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

This hotel is conveniently located on Roanoke Island and is literally down the street from many of the island's main attractions. Roanoke Island is very pricey, and this was the best deal. The room provided an adequate night's sleep, but the rooms and the property are very dated. The room was clean, but could use a some updates to the... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry you were not pleased with our decor, but we find that most people prefer our old-world charm to the common cookie-cutter hotels. No, the Elizabethan Inn is not new, but it is well-appointed, well-maintained and very clean. The clerk who checked you in was very upset by your comments about her. She... More 

Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Clean, comfortable stay and friendly, accommodating staff. We loved the room with 1 queen and 2 twin beds... Everyone slept better without two boys complaining all night long about being kicked by their brother :). Also appreciated being able to book a room for only one night, as we were just passing through. Very convenient to The Lost Colony and... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay with us! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit! More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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121 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The stay was affordable and quite comfortable as well. The hotel is minutes away from attractions and well maintained. As other reviewers mentioned, the room was dark and gloomy when the shades are closed. But they were clean and peaceful.

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Thank Sharath K
Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Manteo is the perfect place for a quiet, comfortable getaway! As I mentioned to another of our guests, we have made plans to change to a lighter wall color to brighten our rooms. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future. More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We enjoyed a comfortable stay at the Elizabethan Inn during our tour of the Outer Banks. Our king room was clean and comfortable and conveniently located near the front office, where you can also access the side enterance of Le Dolce Vita, an absolutely wonderful Italian restaurant attached to the Inn! The owner/chef is from Sicily and makes fabulous, home... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We certainly enjoyed your visit! Please come stay with us again soon. PS: The fall is also a great time to be here! More 

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Remember when you parked your car in front of your motel room and unloaded into an immaculate efficiency apartment? The Elizabethan Inn is located in a lovely Manteo neighborhood, minutes from Outer Banks attractions, excellent restaurants, and the weekly farmers market. We really enjoyed our stay. The room, bathroom, and kitchen were spotless. Our only complaint was the plastic liner... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your beautifully worded comments! We are really glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you can stay longer on your next trip. Thanks again! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Hotel location was superb for visiting the attractions of Roanoke and a good base for the northern OBX. Room rates are affordable the staff friendly and helpful. When I reported a dripping faucet, the maintenance guy was there to fix it in under five minutes. Our room was clean, albeit small. but as other reviewers have mentioned, dark and gloomy.... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your comments about the rooms being dark. We feel the "dark sand" walls, even though recently painted, are what gives the impression of gloominess and have made plans to paint them a lighter color. We have both interior and exterior entry rooms. Feel free to request an interior room... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Friendly accommodating staff, but rooms are dated. Our bed was comfortable although the plastic mattress covering that could be felt through the sheets and pad. It made for a slippery sleep experience. Staff was helpful in resolving issues - turned on refrigerator and found plug for lamp. We didn't use indoor pool or exercise room, but they would be a... More 

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Thank Larry M
Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you found our staff friendly and accommodating. We have rooms that have interior entries and exterior entries in order to accommodate everyone no matter what their preference.We are sorry you found the mattress covers inconvenient but they are for your protection. Thanks again for your kind words. We hope you will try... More 

Pottsville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

We stayed at a few places in Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills and Manteo, and found the staff at the Elizabethan Inn very friendly and extremely accommodating. The rooms were nicely appointed, and the fitness center and indoor pool offer relaxation between activities and during inclement weather.

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hearing from our happy guests really makes our day! We hope you can come again soon! More 

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Used to be "The Place" when our children were small. Through the years quality went down, rates went up during several change of owners. Decided to give the "old place" another chance. Made a good decision. Virginia, desk clerk, extremely accomodating....big plus. Room rate much cheaper than beach motels......another big plus for us seniors. Room 540 was our choice, away... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving the Elizabethan Inn a try under the current ownership. We work hard to make all of our guests happy and satisfied and we are glad that you are pleased with our efforts. Rest assured, we are always updating and improving our hotel and will continue to do so. Thanks for your kind words! We look forward... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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93 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Had pleasant stay but Motel is old and outdated, Rooms were ample and clean, a slight hint of "must" in the room, beds were acceptable for my back issues. No breakfast and being on end of Island it is a ways to go for eating when traffic is heavy, ask for rooms in the rear to take road noise away..... More 

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Rajan P, Manager at Elizabethan Inn, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We offer a choice of four different buildings and only 6 of our rooms actually face the street, so you have a variety of choices. I'm sorry our restaurant does not offer breakfast at this time. They has a breakfast buffet when they first opened, but did not have... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
La Dolce Vita Manteo
La Dolce Vita Manteo
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Elizabethan Inn on Historic Roanoke Island. Discover the friendly atmosphere and relaxing pool facilities that make the Elizabethan Inn your perfect island destination on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Whether you are planning a family adventure, group retreat or business trip — our comfort, convenience and affordable prices are sure to please. Centrally located in the heart of Roanoke Island, Elizabethan Inn is a year round resort with shaded grounds and country manor charm. Providing for the needs of visitors since 1954, the Inn offers a friendly atmosphere, year round indoor pool/gym facilities, and an excellent authentic Italian cuisine restaurant all on premises. For recreation and relaxation guests can enjoy an indoor heated pool, whirlpool, sauna, seasonal outdoor pool, and exercise room. Amenities include free wireless internet service, cable TV with HBO, and microwaves/refrigerators/coffee machines in all rooms. Elizabethan Inn, an Outer Banks hotel located in Manteo, NC on historic Roanoke Island, is the perfect place to take advantage of all that this destination has to offer. Tucked in along the shores of Shallowbag Bay, the picturesque waterfront village of Manteo is surrounded by tranquil waters and is just minutes from Nags Head’s beautiful beaches, lighthouses, Jockey’s Ridge and the world famous Wright Brother’s Memorial. Elizabethan Inn has been welcoming guests since the turn of the century. Guests come from near and far to experience gracious hospitality in this lovely historic town. The location of the Elizabethan Inn provides easy touring of Roanoke Island, which offers such visitor venues as the North Carolina Aquarium, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, The Lost Colony Outdoor Symphonic Drama, the Elizabethan Gardens, Roanoke Island Festival Park, the NC Maritime Museum, and the Roanoke Marsh Lighthouse. Along the waterfront are unique boutiques for shopping and incredible restaurants to suit any taste. Only an hour to the north, you can enjoy visiting the Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Whale head Museum, NC Wildlife Museum, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Currituck Lighthouse, and some of North Carolina’s wineries and vineyards offering wine tastings and tours. Traveling to the south you may enjoy visiting the Pea Island Wildlife Refuge, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Bodie Island Lighthouse, Chicamacomico Life Saving Museum, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, or taking one of North Carolina's unique ferries to visit Ocracoke Island. Traveling Inland to the Mainland, you will venture into the Alligator National Wildlife Refuge, home to the red wolf, black bears, alligators, and a myriad of bird life. And, of course, shopping, special tours, and the unexpected adventures that can be found all along the way; kayaking, birding, hang gliding, parasailing, and sport fishing. Return to Elizabethan Inn after a day full of fun and adventure to relax for a spell, enjoy the heated pool, gym and sauna. For those who want to “Tie the Knot” on the Outer Banks, destination weddings and honeymoons are hugely popular. Elizabethan Inn is your perfect destination on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. When you stay at Elizabethan Inn, you will enjoy a unique experience – a place where both natural and cultural resources abound. Elizabethan Inn always offers nothing less than superb customer service to each of our guest. It is a place that will lure you back again, again and again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elizabethan Inn

Address: 814 US Highway 64, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9583
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Roanoke Island > Manteo
Price Range: $100 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Elizabethan Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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