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Ellan Vannin
Ranked #1 of 37 Douglas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 30, 2013

What a wonderful place to stay, perfectly situated along the promenade and close to all transport links, restaurants, entertainment and shops. We stayed in a family room that was fully equipped with everything you could want (even chocolates on the bed which the children loved). The breakfast choice was second to non and included: fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, toast, full English breakfast, omelettes cooked to order, Manx kippers or pancakes topped with fruit, maple syrup and whipped cream for those who preferred something sweet, if that wasn't enough there was freshly baked pastries too as well as tea/coffee and fruit juices :)

After a fun packed day on the Island we returned to refilled tea/coffee facilities, extra biscuits, more chocolates and our beds had been re-made (which was lovely as we didn't expect room service).

Paul, Pauline and all the staff at 'The Ellan Vannin' should be extremely proud of the service that they are offering to people like myself and I will definitely be returning to this wonderful hotel in the future.

Thank you so much

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

My wife arranged for one of her clients (with learning difficulties) to stay here for six nights. Paul and Pauline made sure that the gentleman was comfortable and well fed during his stay. It was a great comfort to my wife to know that he was safe and satisfied, knowing that this hotel will be chosen for his next trip.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Having stayed at the Ellan Vannin for the last 6 years, we have always found it to be a good hotel, a great location for getting around the island, however since Paul and Pauline took over in 2012, the hotel has excelled, nothing is too much trouble for them, the hotel is spotless and spacious. The food is excellent and the evening meals are excellent value for money and wonderfully home cooked, as vegetarians it is nice to be offered such a good choice. The service is friendly and welcoming and they always have time for a chat and a laugh!! We have already booked for 2014 and I am really looking forward to our return.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

A fantastic friendly hotel. It was recommended by the owners of the Cunard when they went Apart-hotel. A very good recommendation, I have been going to the Ellan Vannin for a few years now. If it wasnt good, I wouldnt keep going back.

Thanks for everything

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

I have stayed at the Ellan Vannin for over 10 years and it has got better and better, although this Paul and Pauline the owners second year they put everything into making guests stay special, nothing seems to be too much trouble. I've already marked down my stay for next year.

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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

Having just returned from a week spent at the Ellan Vannin we would just like to share this gem.

The Hotel is immaculate. The owners Paul and Pauline are so very welcoming and the staff are all so friendly.

Our sea view room wanted for nothing. The breakfast was wonderful with such a choice and all beautifully cooked.

We would have no hesitation in recommending this "gem" to anyone and should we have occasion to be in the Isle of Man again, we will certainly be staying here!

Marion & Stephen Lisburn

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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

I was on the Isle of Man for two weeks and the Ellan Vannin felt like home! The place is immaculate. The rooms are stylishly decorated,the beds are comfortable and the proprietors really go out of their way to do everything they can to make your stay perfect. All of the staff is outstanding! On July 4th we even came down to breakfast to find that they had decorated for our Independence Day. They were so extremely thoughtful. It was five star service. The breakfasts are amazing. There were more choices than I had ever seen before at a guest house or bed and breakfast. I would not consider staying anywhere else when I visit the Isle of Man again. You don't find this kind of attentive service very often in this day and age!!!!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Ellan Vannin

Address: 31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
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Location: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Douglas
Price Range: $87 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay at the Ellan Vannin and you are putting yourself right at the centre of the action. We are located in an extraordinary location on the sea front in Douglas, in the heart of the international business and banking area and surrounded by the best of Douglas shops and restaurants. The main sea port and picturesque marina are only a 5 minute stroll from the Hotel, as is the Villa Marina and Gaiety theatre. ... more   less 
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