About Us

A Historic Outer Banks, NC Hotel

Elizabethan Inn is located in the scenic waterfront town of Manteo on Roanoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Blending historic, Tudor-style charm with contemporary comfort, we’re the ideal choice for family vacations, romantic getaways and travelers seeking to experience all the area has to offer.

Our 4.5-acre property has four buildings:

The Main Building is a three-story structure with an exterior first floor and the second and third floors as interior with an elevator. This building contains 39 standard guestrooms of which 19 rooms have two Queen beds each: two have one Queen bed, two have one King bed with a Jacuzzi tub and a sofa bed, two have one King bed in a semi-handicapped facility and 14 have one King bed each with a sofa bed.

The Center Court Building is a two-story exterior corridor structure with 20 standard guestrooms of which 17 have two Queen beds each and three have one Queen bed each.

The Manor Building is a two-story exterior corridor structure with 16 units of which 12 standard guestrooms have two Queen beds each and two standard guestrooms have one King bed each. One unit has two Queen beds, a sofa bed and a kitchenette. Also, one unit is as full size as a one-bedroom apartment with kitchen and living room space.

The Annex Building is a two-story exterior corridor structure with three standard guestrooms of which two have two Queen beds each and one has one Queen and two twin beds.

About Elizabethan Inn

When not enjoying the Outer Banks’ many attractions, guests can take advantage of the on-site, fully equipped health club with the largest, indoor heated swimming pool in the region. Whether you are planning an individual trip, family adventure, group retreat or business trip, our comfort, convenience and affordable prices are sure to please.

We are constantly upgrading the Inn to enhance the guest experience. Our most recent renovation includes new granite countertop vanities and tile flooring in each guest room bathroom, new tile flooring in the lobby and three indoor hallways as well as a total renovation of La Dolce Vita Restaurant.

About Roanoke Island

The Elizabethan Inn is located on Roanoke Island, the birthplace of the first English child born in the New World in 1587 and the gateway to the world-fabled lighthouses and beaches of the Outer Banks. Guests are minutes from the outdoor drama The Lost Colony, downtown Manteo, the Wright Brother’s Memorial, the North Carolina Aquarium, the Elizabethan Gardens, Roanoke Island Festival Park and more! The area offers miles of beaches, coastal waterways and sounds in both national and state parks for those who love to stroll, swim, kayak, fish and even fly kites on the largest sand dunes along the east coast.

This historic island has everything a visitor could wish for: excellent restaurants, quaint downtown shops, museums, incredible boat cruises and tours, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and extensive biking trails.

For a night or a week, Roanoke Island has something for everyone, young or old. Come stay and see why so many travelers call Elizabethan Inn home when exploring the Outer Banks. We know you'll be back. Nobody visits just once.