Isle of Man Guest Houses

During your search for Isle of Man accommodation, if you find yourself looking for the perfect blend of charm and comfort then Isle of Man guest houses are right up your street. With a wide variety of accommodation options scattered across the island, visitors to the Isle of Man are spoilt for choice but for intimacy and service, guest houses reign supreme. There is a guest house to suit every taste, every travel party and every budget so you are guaranteed to find the perfect guest house to meet your wants, needs and plans.

Choosing an Isle of Man Guest House

Booking an Isle of Man guest house over an alternative accommodation type comes with a world of benefits that will enhance your stay. Smaller in size, guest houses typically have only a handful of rooms and therefore, fewer guests. These intimate establishments prioritise tranquillity and service over crowds creating a peaceful atmosphere making them a sanctuary for guests to enjoy a blissful escape.

What truly sets Isle of Man guest houses apart is the personalised service, a perk that comes with the accommodation. Unlike the anonymity of hotels, here you are not just a room number, you are a cherished guest. Often family-run with fewer guests and smaller properties, guest houses have both the time and passion to provide a dedicated and tailored service. From insider tips on local gems to recommendations from those who live there, the hosts and staff become your local allies helping you to experience the island in the best way.

Value for money is also a leading advantage of choosing an Isle of Man guest house. Experience comfort without the extravagance and you can rest assured that each penny is a worthy spend thanks to the abundance of warmth and genuine hospitality you receive. Miles apart from the cookie-cutter approach of chain hotels, Isle of Man guest houses offer an individual touch of character and reflect the unique charm of the island.

If you want to step away from the generic and immerse yourself in the authenticity of the Isle of Man, a guest house offers a serene ambiance, bespoke service and unmatched value.

Isle of Man Guest Houses

With so many guest houses to choose from across the island, it can be difficult to narrow down the best fit for you. We know the ins and outs of Isle of Man guest houses and have handpicked the best on the island to help you choose your Isle of Man accommodation.

Ellan Vannin Hotel, Douglas

The Ellan Vannin Hotel is an exceptional retreat for an idyllic Isle of Man getaway. Just a 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal, the guest house is a great option for foot passengers travelling by sea. Boasting a prime location with the beach just a stone’s throw, this charming hotel is positioned close to the town’s amenities and local attractions. Ideal for parties travelling with little ones, Ellan Vannin Hotel not only offers convenient access to both the beach and local town, it also boasts outstanding family-friendly amenities. Plus, with its coastal positioning, opting for a sea view allows you to wake up with a magnificent view of the sunrise.

The Sail Lofts, Douglas

Boasting just four guest rooms, The Sail Lofts is an exclusive accommodation option with outstanding privacy and an intimate vibe. Overlooking the North Quay of Douglas, The Sail Lofts provides nautical-themed accommodation where all rooms have a view. Taking inspiration from the coastline, the guest house features a cool and calming colour palette with all four rooms taking in the scenery of the marina. All room rates are inclusive of a continental breakfast which is delivered to the room daily but each room also features a fully-equipped kitchenette for self-catering and an on-site restaurant is also available. Known as a restaurant with rooms, the accommodation is located above the acclaimed 14North, one of the island’s favourite eateries.

Inglewood Guest House, Douglas

With a central location on the iconic Queens Promenade, Inglewood Guest House is an ideal option for a beach holiday. Offering incredible waterfront views and with the beach just across the road, families will love the seaside location. The staff at Inglewood Guest House are extremely dedicated, catering to every request throughout your stay with expert recommendations and an abundance of local knowledge. The 16 rooms were recently refurbished to offer the perfect balance between comfort and luxury. Receiving a Quality in Tourism Gold Award in 2021, Inglewood Guest House is a phenomenal accommodation choice having also received a Breakfast Award. Serving a delicious breakfast menu every day, the guest house offers a wide selection and caters for all dietary requirements. The award-winning breakfasts are just the cherry on top of an exceptional stay at Inglewood Guest House.

Englewood Lodge, Douglas

A 5 star guest house renowned for luxury accommodation, Englewood Lodge is a charming and secluded retreat located close to the hustle and bustle of Douglas’ main promenade. Just 1.5 miles from the TT Grandstand, it is the perfect place for all types of Isle of Man holiday. Offering a selection of twin, double and superior rooms, the guest house offers comfortable and charming accommodation with all bases covered. For those who do wish to socialise, Englewood Lodge features multiple rooms to relax and interact with other guests. A large guest lounge is the place for entertainment with a television, books and a pool table whilst the conservatory is a beautiful place to soak up the view. Outdoors, the guest house features a sun soaked terrace, the ideal spot to soak up some rays and unwind during the summer months. The lodge is also perfect for groups with plenty of communal spaces making it a great accommodation option for all travel parties.

Balmoral Guest House, Port Erin

Away from the buzz of the capital, Balmoral Guest House is an idyllic accommodation nestled in the sleepy fishing village of Port Erin. With a promenade location overlooking golden sands, the guest house is on the doorstep of a beautiful bay sheltered by rocky headlands. Before a day on the beach, the family-run accommodation prepares a traditional Manx breakfast for all guests with views from the dining room overlooking the bay. After a day of exploring the Isle of Man, the guest house is the perfect retreat to relax, unwind and rest your head. There is also no doubt that the Balmoral Guest House offers the best value for money amongst Isle of Man guest houses. With a bargain price tag, the guest house offers exceptional accommodation and a delicious breakfast without breaking the bank.

The Sulby Glen Hotel, Ramsey

Against the scenic backdrop of Sulby Glen, The Sulby Glen Hotel is a family-operated establishment that radiates a genuine warmth and hospitality. Overflowing with cosy vibes,  guests are embraced into a welcoming atmosphere and receive personalised service throughout their stay. Expansive windows can be found throughout the hotel, perfectly framing the surrounding countryside. Featuring 11 rooms with breathtaking panoramas, most rooms overlook the iconic TT course. At the heart of the hotel, a traditional pub serves hearty meals of wholesome breakfast, classic pub grub and Sunday roasts. Whether seeking relaxation or adventure, this charming retreat is a gateway to the island’s rich heritage and scenic splendour, the perfect spot for a tranquil base to explore the island from.

Mount Auldyn House, Ramsey

An impressive period property located in Upper Ramsey, Mount Auldyn House is bursting with historic charm. A true reflection of the Victorian era, this manor house has the decor to match and is the very essence of old money. Elegant and sophisticated, Mount Auldyn House is a 5 star accommodation that is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing and luxurious Isle of Man holiday. With just three en-suite rooms, the guest house is extremely peaceful with outstanding service on hand to cater to your every need. The complimentary breakfast is award-winning with rave reviews from all who dine. Nestled within five acres of woodland, Mount Auldyn House is also a secluded spot to unwind, away from the hustle and bustle, whilst enjoying the great outdoors in the heart of the idyllic countryside.

Baie Mooar House, Ramsey

Boasting a tranquil position overlooking Ramsey Bay, Baie Mooar House is an exquisite destination with scenic views and just a ten minute stroll into the village. In addition to an impressive location, the guest house is a great place to enjoy a relaxing Isle of Man holiday with a peaceful vibe and great dining plus a wellness and sauna area. Eight elegant rooms make up the accommodation with three luxury rooms plus one twin overlooking the waterfront and three double rooms taking in the valley. Decor is sophisticated with coastal inspiration and all rooms have been recently refurbished boasting great amenities. When it comes to dining, an award-winning breakfast is included in the room rate with a full Manx spread enjoyed overlooking the gardens. The guest house also hosts pop up supper nights and private dining whilst some of the island’s best restaurants are just a short walk away. Baie Mooar House is an impeccable accommodation choice on the Isle of Man and it is no surprise it received a 4 Star Gold Award.

Tholt-y-Will B&B, Sulby

Indulge yourself in an exclusive adult-only retreat at Tholt-y-Will, a picturesque riverside haven designed for outdoor enthusiasts seeking an intimate escape. Thoughtfully designed and only offering two rooms, Tholt-y-Will provides an intimate and personalised experience that is the very definition of exclusivity. After a restful night’s sleep, guests enjoy a full continental breakfast, exclusive of Manx ingredients including eggs and dairy from the nearby Aalin Dairy in Sulby. Set amongst one of the island’s most stunning landscapes and within three acres of private grounds, this unique guest house is surrounded by majestic pine trees and natural beauty. Here you can immerse yourself in the serenity of the surroundings with the sound of the flowing river complementing the lush greenery to create an idyllic retreat. The exceptional location is also within a designated ‘dark sky’ area with low light pollution allowing you to truly admire the wonders of the night’s sky with exceptional clarity. This is the epitome of adults-only accommodation on the island and is undeniably an enchanting riverside escape.

The Mill House, Santon

Tucked within a secluded area of Santon, The Mill House would not be out of place in a fairytale and even has a claim to fame featuring in the 2015 US tv series Suddenly Royal. The 500-year-old converted barn is set within 50 acres of woodland that is also home to a farm, salmon river and a secret fairy glen. A natural pool is also on-site that guests are welcome to enjoy if prepared for cool waters and there are access points along the river for exclusive freshwater fishing. Featuring seven bedrooms, six of the guest suites have direct access to the outdoors making it perfect for those wanting to soak in nature and tranquillity. A destination overflowing with rustic country charm, the surroundings of The Mill House are the perfect base for a calm and restful retreat. In keeping with the vibe, The Mill House hosts yoga and mindfulness whilst being a popular event space for wellness retreats. It often feels like you have the whole property and grounds to explore by yourself and there is no denying that The Mill House has a touch of magic.