Welcome to breezy porches, southern friendliness & Chantilly comforts. The Tranquil House Inn is located on the beautiful boardwalk in the heart of Manteo. Life here revolves around the rhythm of Shallowbag Bay, home to fishermen, sailors, luxury yacht owners, and the crew of the Queen Elizabeth II. When you book a stay in one of the accommodations at our boutique hotel in Manteo, North Carolina, you are minutes from all the excitement and activity of the beaches, yet you can return to a private haven where you can rejuvenate and relax.

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Historic Charm & Modern Amenities

Luxury Accommodations in the Heart of Manteo

Built in the style of the stately Outer Banks’ inns of old, The Tranquil House Inn is complete with custom cypress woodwork and beveled stained glass at every turn. That old world charm, however, is enhanced with the all the conveniences of the 21st Century. Here, you can choose from rooms featuring King Beds or guest rooms with two queen beds… even mini suites with cozy sitting areas and separate bedrooms. A friendly housekeeping team is here to assist you with any of your needs during your stay leaving you free to enjoy every minute of your Outer Banks vacation at our boutique hotel in Manteo, NC.

Enjoy the best of Manteo and the Outer Banks or just lounge on the deck and take in the vistas of Roanoke Sound as you enjoy a good book. Nothing could be finer.

Let us be your home for a magical Manteo
waterfront experience on historic Shallowbag Bay.

friends drinking signature cocktails from the 1587 Restaurant & Lounge
Gourmet Dinner & Signature Cocktails

On-site Dining at the 1587 Restaurant & Lounge

Reserve a night of your visit to discover one of the finest restaurants in America, right here at our Manteo, NC boutique hotel. 1587 Restaurant & Lounge is committed to creating a distinctive atmosphere where food is prepared with artistry and presented with flair. At our Manteo restaurant, you will find world-class chefs who blend the freshest of ingredients, including herbs grown from the inn’s own gardens, today’s Atlantic seafood, meats, and fowl plus vegetables from the Outer Banks’ finest growers. Each dish is individually prepared and garnished, yielding a combination of flavors to tempt and delight you.

Waterfront wedding on Shallowbag Bay in NC
Waterfront Weddings

Exchange Vows on the Banks of Shallowbag Bay

Start your lives together surrounded by serenity at The Tranquil House Inn, on the charming waterfront of Roanoke Island. Located in historic downtown Manteo, our waterfront inn offers the ideal backdrop for a memorable intimate wedding ceremony and celebration. With detail-oriented event professionals, flexible wedding packages, and on-site dining and lodging, we’re the ideal place for your stress-free wedding in Manteo, NC.

Top Reasons to Stay at The Tranquil House

Curate Your Coastal Getaway at Our Waterfront Inn

comfortable room at our inn in Manteo, North Carolina
in-room amenities at our Manteo, NC inn
sign in front of the our Manteo, North Carolina bed and breakfast
1587 Restaurant & Lounge, a local Manteo restaurant
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Relax in Comfortable Rooms
Luxuriate with Modern Amenities
Cheers to Breakfast & Happy Hour
Savor On-site Dinner & Drinks
Enjoy Unique Area Activities
Manteo Specials & Packages

Celebrate or Save on Your Stay

Midweek in Manteo

Book your stay from Sunday to Thursday and enjoy additional savings compared to our weekend rates.

Discover The Tranquil House Inn

Dive Deeper into Our Historic Manteo Hotel

“Great place to stay. Everyone is very friendly and the views are amazing. 1587 is one of those rare find restaurants that you will fall in love with and want to come back again and again.”
Ross W. | Google Review

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