The Elizabethan Inn is a cozy, unassuming, year-round inn on historic Roanoke Island. It’s English Tudor design harkens to the island’s noteworthy 16th century history of the Roanoke Voyages and the Lost Colony.

The inn definitely has perks with an onsite - and delish - Italian restaurant and decent fitness center with a large heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi and sauna.

An outside pool is available for the sunbirds with a gazebo for cooling off and sipping a drink.

Accommodations include oversized guestrooms, some which can accommodate up to 6 people. Some are pet-friendly. Many feature connecting rooms and rooms with full cooking facilities. The efficiency room kitchens come fully equipped. If you are in the grilling mood, they have several barbeque grills on the grounds

Amenities include microwaves, coffeemakers, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, refrigerators, 25" TVs with extended cable including HBO, wireless Internet in the lobby, and free local calls. Take advantage of the complimentary bike rentals and tour the town. 

You are in biking distance of downtown and multiple historic sites including Roanoke Island Festival Park, the NC Aquarium and the Elizabethan Gardens. After dining at the onsite La Dolce Vita, you will want the exercise!  Check-in is after 3 p.m.. Check-out is by 11 a.m.