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Indulge in Luxury at Our Exclusive Inn on Roanoke Island

Ideally located on Roanoke Island in historic Manteo, North Carolina, our waterfront luxury hotel boasts breathtaking views of Shallowbag Bay from each of our twelve unique guest suites. Our water views and tranquil feel are what make us a premiere destination on the Outer Banks. We invite you to experience the comfortable luxury in your spacious suite and the sophisticated elegance throughout our entire secluded property.

During your stay with us, we recommend that you treat yourself to a relaxing massage, a fabulous new hair color, a soothing pedicure or an invigorating facial by booking online at HONEY, located just across the street from the inn. And remember to see the innkeeper for an exclusive 10% discount card at this full service day spa … there are so many choices!

Woman kayaking in Manteo, NC at sunset
Wine, cheese, fruit and crackers
Champagne by the fire at sunset at a Manteo Hotel

Bicycles, Kayaks & Paddleboards

When you’re feeling adventurous, we invite you to use our complimentary bicycles (baskets and helmets available) or rent our kayaks and paddle boards (one small fee for your entire stay).

Daily Breakfast & Social Hour

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast each morning (available 8 to 10 am), as well as wine and cheese each afternoon (from 4 to 5 pm).

Relaxing Outdoor Spaces with Views

Relax on our expansive decks or by our outdoor fire pits while you take in the majestic views of Shallowbag Bay.

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Peacock Room at a Manteo, North Carolina Inn

Relax in Luxurious Suites with Breathtaking Views

Every suite at our Other Banks luxury hotel has breathtaking water views and outside seating areas. Inside, you’ll find a separate, well-appointed sitting room and kitchenette with a sink, mini-fridge, microwave, and a coffeemaker. Relax in the same “ritzy” mattresses and bedding you would find in five-star luxury hotels. Enjoy a lavish en-suite bathroom with premium products and high-end towels, several of which offer two-person showers and jetted spa tubs.

Celebrate Your Love

Our waterfront wedding venue sets the stage for an intimate celebration like no other! Treat your guests to a fully immersive experience when you book our entire inn for your special day. With flexible packages, our wedding planners can handle all the details to ensure your dreams are not just met but exceeded.

Mix Work & Play

Book your next corporate retreat or business meeting at our secluded inn to experience world-class Outer Banks accommodations and personalized service. With strong Wi-Fi, meeting space, catering and group activities, our luxury hotel provides the ideal environment to deepen your culture and strengthen your team.

Exclusive Specials & Enhancements

Elevate your getaway with special offers, luxury indulgences or romantic essentials.

Current Pricing Specials

Innkeeper’s special, Midweek stay 3 nights, get 1 Free, Long Weekend – 15% savings on weekdays added, Last Minute savings, Military, Returning Guests, AAA and AARP.

Luxury Celebration Package

Intensify all your senses with a custom floral arrangement from our in-house designer, paired with superb Champagne and decadent, handcrafted John Kelly chocolates.

Roanoke Island Relaxer

The Roanoke Island Relaxer includes a 1 hour couples massage and your choice of red or white wine brought to your room.

Dozen Red Roses

Surprise your loved one with a dozen red roses!

Wine, Charcuterie & Cookies

Enjoy an assortment of cheese and fresh fruit, along with a bottle of wine plus our local Sweater Box gourmet cookies.

Champagne, White or Red Wine

Bottle of Champagne, White or Red Wine

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“The Burrus House Inn is a lovely and peaceful getaway that is within easy driving or biking distance to a host of OBX sights and locations, but is removed and quiet enough from the daily hubbub to provide a really relaxing home base.”

bguwhee, Tripadvisor

“I have never stayed at a place where I had so much freedom! Could take a bike/kayak/paddleboard out whenever I wanted … ”

ryan w, Tripadvisor

“I’ve traveled the world, through some two dozen countries. Burrus House Inn and its innkeeper, Vicki, made for one of the truly most special and memorable stays I’ve ever had.”

Hgood 1, Tripadvisor

The Perfect Location

Our waterfront suites on Roanoke Island provide a luxurious coastal destination with spacious suites, water views, and direct access to Shallowbag Bay and popular nearby attractions.