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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was upgraded to a sea view room, very spacious and clean. Travelled with family who were in a non sea view room which was equally as nice as my room, just without the view. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend this hotel and definitely stay here again.

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Dianne, we are so pleased you enjoyed your upgrade - we really do love to spoil our guests when we can! We cannot wait to welcome you all back again soon :

UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed in the south suite. excellent room - looks very recently refurbished and is pretty much a 5 star room. very helpful staff. excellent location. I paid £54 for a night which is incredible for this standard of accommodation.

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review Matthew! We are delighted you enjoyed your free upgrade - we do love to spoil our guests at every opportunity. Come back to visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel clean & tidy, breakfast good but rushed, cooked order taken while still eating cereal and delivered within minutes (even McDonalds are not that quick!). Be advised, if you are not used to stairs or have difficulty after one flight (sober) then this is probably not the place for you.

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Dolores, Thank you for your review. We are sorry you felt the stairs were too much for you during your stay with us. You did opt for a budget room upon booking. These are located on a high floor and also reduced in price to reflect this. We emailed you 1 week prior to your arrival to check you...

Portree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Ellan Vannin on previous occasions, I was really impressed with the way owners Paul and Pauline continue to improve on their already very high standards. Tasteful refurbishments and upgrades to the Hotel have further improved the experience for guests along with the friendliest Hotel Staff we've come across! An indication perhaps that they treat their team...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review Angus, the team thoroughly enjoy looking after you and we are so pleased that you return to us. We absolutely love what we do and really aim to make our guests smile - we're delighted that shines through! We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend on the Isle of Man. We had a very comfortable room with a super comfortable bed, the first night we were there it was incredibly quiet - the next night there was a noisy couple in the room above us so I would recommend requesting a room on the top...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review Kirsty, we're delighted you found your stay comfortable - the beds are super snuggly :) It would be great to welcome you back again and allocate one of our sea view suites for you to enjoy the view of Douglas bay!

Isle of Man
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love the Ellan Vannin. This was my second stay here and it was even better than the last! Lovely welcome on arrival, had the West Suite this time which had fantastic views and so much space in the suite. I was staying with my mum on this visit so was impressed by the extra bed made up in the...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review Kate, we really appreciate this. We're delighted that yourself and your Mum enjoyed your stay with us - West has stunning views out to Douglas bay, on a clear morning you can quite often see the hills and mountains of the Lake District! Do come to visit us again soon - we'll be sure...

Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this family hotel very highly. The Hotel is beautiful, very clean and the breakfast is superb. Would stay again has a treat. The room we had looked over the bay, bed was kingsize and comfortable, Telly in room, wine and chocolates were there when you arrived. Shower room was a good size. Lovely couple made us both...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review Sue. Our award winning breakfast really is delicious, we're very pleased you thought so too :) So glad you enjoyed your little extra treat.

ESSEX
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A Great Hotel on the front at Douglas, relaxed, quiet, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Very friendly staff and owners, always smiling and very helpful. Great rooms with all you could need, nice touches like fresh cakes and daily local update. Great priced breakfast. Will stay again when next on the Isle of Man.

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Andy for taking the time to give us a great 5 star review! The team look forward to welcoming you to the Ellan Vannin Hotel again soon :)

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This hotel, run as a large guest house, is pleasantly different from the usual run-of-the-mill, inasmuch as it is owned and run by a couple who go that extra mile to please guests. The building is old Victorian seaside resort terraced, and situated on the promenade. Rooms at the front have sea views of the bay. The lounge with bar...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we're delighted that going the extra mile shone through during your stay with us. We are very lucky with our wonderful views of Douglas bay :) Come back to visit again soon - it would be great to allocate one of our lovely ground floor suites for your next stay!

Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Location to centre of Douglas and ferry was spot on. Bed and room very comfortable and warm which was important as weather was extremely cold. Staff could not have been nicer, nor more helpful. What more could you ask for!

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Robyn, Thank you so much for your 5 star review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and our staff thoroughly enjoyed looking after you. You'll have to visit us again in the summer to enjoy a lovely walk along the promenade in the sun - we would love to welcome you back to the Ellan Vannin...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: $116 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Their all good”
AngusG453, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea views at the front of the building”
cbb410, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No lift, only stairs so if stairs are an issue request a lower floor.”
robynrsw2, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room over looking promenades are worth it”
jimmywl11, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best view - upgrade to Seaview. Quiet rooms at back, your choice.”
ManxCats2009, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
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