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ESSEX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Great Hotel on the front at Douglas, relaxed, quiet, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Very friendly staff and owners, always smiling and very helpful. Great rooms with all you could need, nice touches like fresh cakes and daily local update. Great priced breakfast. Will stay again when next on the Isle of Man.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel, run as a large guest house, is pleasantly different from the usual run-of-the-mill, inasmuch as it is owned and run by a couple who go that extra mile to please guests. The building is old Victorian seaside resort terraced, and situated on the promenade. Rooms at the front have sea views of the bay. The lounge with bar...

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Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Location to centre of Douglas and ferry was spot on. Bed and room very comfortable and warm which was important as weather was extremely cold. Staff could not have been nicer, nor more helpful. What more could you ask for!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I booked this hotel early in the afternoon and I arrived that evening. When I arrived I was met and welcomed by the staff, my luggage ( four pieces) were taken to my room. I booked a double room and when I got there I was transferred into the South Suite,which was very spacious and luxurious. The facilities of the...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Michael, Thank you for your lovely review of our Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed South! Please do return soon so we can spoil you with our yummy breakfast again!

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

just back from a 3 day stay ,lovely hotel lovely staff,from the hotel receptionist through out the ,they were welcoming ,very helpful,the rooms were lovely and clean,we were upgraded to a sea view and it rounded are stay of brilliantly,looking over a beautiful promenade,every day cake and biscuits left for us in our room ,breakfast was lovely,overall a lovely and...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jimmy, Thank you for such a positive review, we are really happy you enjoyed the upgraded room - they really do give fabulous views over Douglas Bay. We do hope you will return again soon.

Isle of Man
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Lovely comfortable bed in refurbished room, with spacious bathroom. Tv and refreshment tray, tea, coffee etc and fresh cookies from kitchen. Free postcards and chance to enter competition. Complementary shower gel/shampoo. Iron,ironing board and hair dryer. The very best choice of breakfast, using lots of Local produce. Bar and lounge area with tv. Very well presented hotel on sea front,...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, we do hope we can welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Ellan Vannin hotel was welcoming from the start. Friendly, helpful, clean and warm. The breakfast was varied and home cooked. I was impressed that my coeliacs disease was understood and accommodated. The are staff lovely. A definite recommend from me 😁

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do hope we can welcome you again soon to the Ellan Vannin Hotel.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a great find! Was made to feel welcome from the second I checked in, this is not a 5* hotel but provides equal hospitality and service. Bedroom clean, warm and comfortable, public areas a home from home and the best breakfast poached eggs, looking forward to breakfast in the morning. The team here go beyond expectation to make your...

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Jane! We hope we can spoil you with our traditional Manx breakfast again soon!

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have just returned from a weekend break in Douglas. The staff are friendly and helpful and obviously care about their guests. As other reviewers have noted the homemade cakes left in the bedroom are an absolute treat but there are also other thoughtful touches such as the freshwater jug, daily weather reports and information about events happening that day....

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EllanVanninHotel, Manager at Ellan Vannin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review Moira! We hope you can stay with us longer next time and we can spoil you with some more yummy cakes and a lovely breakfast!

Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A first class hotel with a service to match., We had the central suite which was excellent. Located on the promenade within walking distance of all shops and the port. The staff were always available when needed and happy to oblige.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ellan Vannin is situated in a superb position on Douglas sea front, facing the historic and picturesque Tower of Refuge. The majestic sweep of Douglas bay can be enjoyed from the sea view rooms and the very comfortable guest lounge. We are just minutes from the main shopping area of Douglas. five minutes from the ferry terminal and main bus station. The famous steam railway and electric tram are a short stroll. We provide home cooked evening meals, a free high speed internet connection and a great cooked breakfast including Manx kippers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellan Vannin Hotel

Address: 31 Loch Promenade, Douglas IM1 2LY
Region: United Kingdom > Isle of Man > Douglas
Price Range: £53 - £126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Sea views at the front of the building”
 of 5 bubbles cbb410, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No lift, only stairs so if stairs are an issue request a lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles robynrsw2, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“room over looking promenades are worth it”
 of 5 bubbles jimmywl11, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best view - upgrade to Seaview. Quiet rooms at back, your choice.”
 of 5 bubbles ManxCats2009, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Well worth asking for a sea view as it is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles jackiebiba, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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