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Mechanicsville, Virginia
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I was a little turned around in Roanoke. I called Ron and he met me in the parking lot, carried my bag, and checked me in. I quickly had to scurry off to a party with friends. The room was lovely. The bed was so comfortable. Quiet. High quality sheets. Tiled shower. Pretty. Tasteful. The best thing about this place,...

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Black Lantern Inn is a truly quality B&B. The historic house has been lovingly and expertly remodeled completely to the highest standard by the owner, a contractor/remodeler of 40 years. The finishings and furnishings are beautiful - plush and indulging - it is like staying in the Pottery Barn catalog. There is a second floor kitchen with a stocked fridge...

Thank traveler57Virginia
Galloway, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 August 2015

The Black Lantern was exceptionally comfortable--the owners have spared nothing in the renovation. Despite the closeness to a road it was the best sleep of our nearly three week road trip. Ron was on his own the night we stayed, but he was a gracious host and cooked us a great breakfast.

1Thank D_B_Carr66
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We absolutely loved our stay here over three summer days in Roanoke. We're experienced B&B guests, and the pristine comfort of Black Lantern truly stands out. With three perfectly presented guest suites, Ron can provide the kind of personal attention that is rare even in the world of B&B stays. The Skyline room isn't just a room, but a miniature...

Thank paige58
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Fabulous B&B...excellent service, food, accommodations. Ron is truly a wonderful, caring host. His craftsmanship displayed in the resurrection of this is old home is incredible. The location proved to be convenient to both downtown and the surrounding region.

Thank George J
Caldwell, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were passing through Roanoke and stayed at the Black Lantern Inn. It was really nice. Ron, who does everything, made us feel at home. Ron did a tremendous job renovating the inn and turning it into a beautiful home. Our room was the Cozy Quarters on the second floor. It was a nice room with a private bath, and...

Thank Robert2014
Hiawassee, Georgia
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful stay, it was like being at home. Ron has made staying with them a great and relaxing experience. Will go back again when in that area. The house was elegantly restored and every comfort for guests was there. Ron is also an excellent cook as well as host.

Thank Sandy S
Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with our friends, and had a wonderful experience. Ron, our host, is a great guy, really nice, and gave helpful suggestions for restaurants and what to see over the weekend. He also makes delicious hearty breakfasts of omelets, sausage and fruit and yogurt. The place is immaculate, with beautifully decorated rooms, and its amazing to see his...

1Thank David B
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Black Lantern the last weekend in May. A quick anniversary trip and night away from the kids. Although we were only there one night, we got just what we were looking for - a little relaxation, good food and a glimpse of a cool town we had never visited before. Our room on the 3rd floor was...

Thank dm050507
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We stayed at the Black Lantern Inn for our Anniversary. Ron, the Inn keeper was great, very cordial and made us feel right at home. The place was very clean and immaculate! The rooms were beautiful and the location was not too far from downtown. It is walking distance of one of the local restaurants as well as a few...

Thank Main Street C

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: €102 - €183 (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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