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Island House of Wanchese Bed and Breakfast

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a nice, clean bed and breakfast in an great location. You are only a few miles from Manteo or Nags Head at half the price. Breakfast was the standard basic hot breakfast, not gourmet, but adequate and tasty.

Thank MarriedACanadian96
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I were traveling to the Outer Banks and we were looking for a place to stay with our 2 shih tzus. It was rare to find a BNB that was pet-friendly, but Island House sure was! Jeanne was a wonderful host, delicious breakfasts, and made sure we were comfortable. We love to travel with our puppies and...

Thank Jess J
Oxfordshire England
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We had three nights at Island House and each day the place grew on us. We had a warm welcome from Jeanne and as we were at the start of the season we were the only guests ( not for the first time on this trip). Our bed room was large and comfortable, especially the bed. We slept well. Breakfast...

Thank WarrinerGeographer
Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stayed here in October 2002 right after our honeymoon. I had not been to the OBX in over 24 years prior to this. The owners were very helpful in guiding us toward the sights, recommending restaurants, and offering up directions for public access at the beaches. The house was painted yellow then and I *think* they had a Portugese...

Thank 40Betty2u
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This B&B needed some updating. It was beautiful on the outside and I enjoyed the grounds. However, the breakfast was not my idea of a home cooked meal. It seems most of it was prepackaged. It was less expensive than others in the area.

3Thank Linda G
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Had a great second visit at the Island House. We love the secluded setting and beautiful gardens. The breakfasts are great-tasty and filling. The owner/staff are very helpful. My husband loved the fresh tomatoes from the ground's garden. He wanted to take home one the darling puppies that the owner (breeder) showed us. Look forward to a third visit.

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

If they had Trip Advisor 14 years ago I would have written this review then bc it's been that long since we stayed here! It was a fantastic weekend! The inn keepers were hospitable, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere welcoming. We've talked abt staying here again if and when we make it back to OBX!

Thank Rachel W
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 4 July 2014

My wife and I just returned from staying four nights at the Island House and we really enjoyed it! The house is lovely and well decorated and the gardens are stunning and well kept. Breakfasts were great, and Jeanne and her staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable (plus we enjoyed chatting with them at breakfast!)....

1Thank dave4sdg
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 March 2014

When we booked our stay, we were very excited to be on Roanoke Island and left very happy that we chose to stay here. Jeanne was great, and even nicer to our pup! We didn't have any problems with any bugs, and the mattress we stayed on in Willie's suite was probably nicer than our bed at home! We love...

Thank Dustin K
Washington, Virginia
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Unfortunately, we recently stayed here hoping to leave refreshed. The owner is aware "that some of her mattresses are too soft". How about concave? The itchy bug bites are another matter. Breakfast was ok but would have preferred not to have the owner present and sharing her problems every single morning. I hindsight, we wish we had cut short our...

Thank Jaie K
islandhouse0911, Owner at Island House of Wanchese Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I just found this review. I am puzzled, I have never had a complaint on this mattress quite the opposite, most people find my beds very comfortable. The house is treated monthly to keep bugs at bay. We do live on an island and there are bugs, therefore the treatments. I am most sorry that this guest had a dissapointing...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Island House of Wanchese Bed and Breakfast

Address: 104 Old Wharf Rd, Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Outer Banks > Roanoke Island > Wanchese
Price Range: €58 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in "Cleo's Room" and we definitely recommend it. It's on the second floor and it overlooks the lovely gardens and gazebo on the property.”
dave4sdg, 4 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in Willie's suite with our pup, and couldn't have been happier—the owners suite was below us, and she even raises some puppies and we didn't have any problems with sound. Even though we were far into the house we felt comfortable coming and going as we pleased, and we are confident that all the other rooms possess the same qualities.”
dustink534, 21 Mar 2014 | Read review
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