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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Elizabethan name is apt as it reminded me of places I've stayed in England. There, "shabby chic", i.e. worn, seems to be the norm and that's the deal here. It's pricey as alternatives are few so unless you want to drive from off island you'll pay for convenience.

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MILTON KEYNES
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We visited Manteo on a late June Saturday so we were always going to pay "through the nose" for accommodation, but at over $200 (inc tax) I expect better especially as no breakfast was included. The rooms were spacious but extremely tired and in desperate need of a refurb. Reminded me of some older Super 8 we have stayed in....

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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice people but the rooms were very dated as was the rest of the facility. Peeling pain, old fashioned air/heat with very musty smell and loud. I wish I could say nicer things because the staff was very nice. But this is a very old place and for $159 a night I expected more.

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We live in Manteo but we're moving this weekend so we had to stay in a hotel. Elizabethan inn is a really nice hotel with very friendly staff. The room was very clean and beds were very comfortable. The only two downfalls were the smell of the room and the check out. Our room smelled so moldy that it was...

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

Thank you for your kind words about our hotel and staff. Our staff strives to make sure all guests are completely satisfied. Please contact the office anytime you have any issues during your stay. We will do our very best to resolve all issues. Our front desk does close each night, however management lives on property and is available any...

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The young gentleman at the front desk, around his 20's, was exceptionally impolite. Appeared like he had a extremely terrible day and took pleasure in making the customers day dreadful as well. He was that discourteous, if it was earlier I would have said forget this facility and went to another hotel. He didn't care for the guests. We made...

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

We are really sorry for the issues you mentioned in your review. We would like to speak with you if you would be able to contact us. Our number is 252-473-2101. In the future, if something is as bad as you are describing, please do not hesitate to request to speak to management. Thanks again for staying with us.

Charlotte
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I've been staying at this hotel for years but was disappointed at this last visit. The location is great, midway between Fort Raleigh and downtown Manteo, and the staff is nice - but my room wasn't anything special, the bathroom, small ( and I didn't care for the provided soap at all or the noisy fan) , and my little...

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Havelock, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I had a wonderful stay here. The rooms where comfortable and stylish. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place. The pool was really nice . Inn is located a short walk from waterfront and many restaurants and shops. Thank you for a great stay.

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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Rather impressed by the renovations made to this older motel! Very nice for a budget friendly location. Only negative was with those in nearby rooms (motorcycle bunch) who collected outside and laughed and joked loudly to midnight and beyond. My young children really needed their rest. Motel needs a way to limit such behavior. Staff was very courteous and helpful.

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

Thank you for the review of our hotel and staff. We strive to make sure each guest is comfortable and satisfied from check-in thru check-out. We apologize for the noise you mentioned during your stay. During the summer months it can get a little noisy from time to time. We try to be relaxed and let our guest enjoy themselves...

Reviewed 15 May 2016

Where to begin....just save your money and stay else where. i got there requested a king size room, I get in the room it's a queen bed. I called the front desk they insisted its a king. I notice the mattress is two thin pads put together. I speak to management about this and I would like another room. She...

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Matthews, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We needed a relatively inexpensive hotel for an impromptu visit to Manteo. Our first choice was not available so we chose this property. It is not fancy but it is more than adequate, clean and close to the historic district. Manteo is just over the bridge from the beach areas and all the associated seafood, ice cream and pubs. The...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Roanoke Island > Manteo
Price Range: $128 - $278 (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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