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Black Lantern Inn

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

We stayed here one night, on a c2c roadtrip. Ron was a very helpful and welcoming host - and he cooked us an really excellent breakfast too! The room was quiet and the bed very comfortable and everything was super clean, B&B also had fridge and drinks etc. Very good stopover for us, wished we could have stayed longer!

1Thank MrPoops
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Planed a trip down the Blue Ridge Parkway from Rt. 64 to Roanoke. While looking for a place to stay in Roanoke I came across the Black Lantern Inn. We prefer to stay at owner, operator places when possible. On of the best decisions on the whole trip. There are three rooms in this B&B. The whole house was completely...

1Thank RussellF518
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We arrived on short notice and were made welcome by Ron. Our room was wonderful and the best part was we had access to the den next door so my husband could watch tv while I went to bed. The owner, Ron, took a condemned property and has hand-crafted the restoration. Husband, a craftsman, said the workmanship was the best...

1Thank MLyndaO
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

So thankful to have stayed at this B&B! The inn is beautifully decorated and very conveniently located. Breakfast was very tasty and the attention to detail everywhere does not go unnoticed. Thank you Ron and we will be back soon!!!!!!!!!!

2Thank Laura B
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We first stayed here a few years ago when looking for a good stopping place on our trip from Asheville to Washington. Every time we now make the trip, this is our go-to mini vacation. The room we stay in, the Venetian, is one of only 4 rooms, beautifully furnished and with a spectacular bathroom, all built by renovator/owner/operator Ron,...

Thank Karron2013
Reviewed 1 October 2015

What a great find !! 10 minutes from the Parkway in a nice Suburban location, the Black Lantern is also convenient to downtown Roanoke.We had never been there before and were passing through Roanoke on our way south. Ron was great, the accommodations were very comfortable, the food was made to order, and the property had a unique history, Newly...

Thank william s
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We stayed in July when we had attended a wedding. Ron was great host and it is an absolutely beautiful B&B. Had a delicious breakfast in the am with good conversation around the table. We stayed in the downstairs room which was so very comfortable. Will surely stay again next time in Roanoke!

Thank Mark G
Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Roanoke is about halfway from our home in NY to our kids/Grandkids home in Atlanta and we chose it for our overnite stay on our drive to Georgia. We are so happy we decided to try a B&B, and chose the Black Lantern for our stay. The house is amazing..newly restored and beautifully finished. Our room was the king suite...

Thank Janice M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We are visiting from the UK and broke our trip for a couple of days in Roanoke. This was a wonderful find. It is a very lovely house and Ron has done an amazing job restoring it - our room was beautiful with a 4 poster bed and we had the best sleep in it that we have had the...

Thank 911CatherineM
Nokomis, Florida
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Just a fantastic, beautiful and VERY clean B&B. From accommodations to breakfast you will be impressed. Make sure you scan the pics of the renovation by your host and hostess, they achieved a miracle well worth visiting. It is convenient to the local venues. This experience should make the B&B industry proud!!!

Thank DCH62

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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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
Region: United States > Virginia > Roanoke
Price Range: $145 - $260 (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, 12 Sep 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, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We liked the downstairs room because of fewer stairs, but they all looked lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles margaretE641, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs is great”
 of 5 bubbles MLyndaO, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The Venetian, our favorite, is on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Karron2013, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
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