The Ivy B&B

331 North Main Street , Warrenton, NC 27589 USA (Show map)


The Ivy Bed and Breakfast is an warm and romantic 1903 Victorian home in historic Warrenton, North Carolina, near Lake Gaston and the Kerr Lake reservoir--a few miles from I-85 and I-95, and a short drive from Richmond, VA, Raleigh, NC and Henderson, NC. The Ivy is just a leisurely stroll to quaint downtown antique shops, historic churches and a courthouse square, on Main Street, USA. A full, candlelit breakfast is served on fine china in the elegant dining room and we discuss with you what you would like to eat. The menu can range from traditional Southern to "fancier" fare.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7


5 on February 06, 2017

My husband and I stay in B and Bs when we travel; I was traveling alone this time. Based on our experience, this was one of the best we have stayed at. Delightful couple, house was white-glove clean, accommodations were perfect, and the breakfast was really, really delicious. You will not be disappointed.

A wonderful B&B!

5 on October 02, 2016

Ellen and Jerry were wonderful hosts. Room was lovely and front porch is made for evening sitting.

a beautiful place

4.8 on August 30, 2016

This house was lovely and our room was comfortable and nicely decorated. The breakfast was outstanding. I highly recommend this bed and breakfast...

On the way to the lake...

4.6 on July 15, 2016

My husband and I had a quick stay, but it was a perfect little get away on our way to Lake Gaston mid-week. Jerry and Ellen had the place in tip top shape and the breakfast was simply fantastic! Highly recommend a stop at the Ivy B&B!


5 on June 23, 2016

Enjoyed our quick visit to Warrenton. The owners were very friendly and made the stay enjoyable. Breakfast was great with homemade jam for the bread.

Exquisite Southern Hospitality

5 on May 12, 2016

It was truly a treat to stay at the Ivy with Ellen and Jerry. The rooms are comfortable and a nice size. The towels in the bathroom were soft. The best, though, was the breakfast. Everything was fresh, hot, and absolutely delicious-- stuffed french toast, fruit, and hot biscuits straight from the skillet that melt in your mouth. Ellen and Jerry are warm and gracious hosts who have thought of all the details to make your stay enjoyable. I highly recommend staying at the Ivy and look forward to another visit.

Fantastic B&B with a great owner.

5 on March 16, 2016

The B&B was the best. Ellen is a great owner, cook, and inn keeper. She made a great stay perfect. We would definitely stay there again. Craig McDonald

wonderful experience

5 on November 28, 2015

delightful hosts.great food and exquisite presentation. sincerely caring and delight in making your stay a pleasant experience.

Nothing but pleasant

5 on March 23, 2015

I stayed at the Ivy while in Warrantor for business. Great little spot. Ellen cooks the most delicious breakfast. I wanted to take her and her breakfasts home w me. I would love to stay here again. Perfect place to come relax after a long day at work.

Best place ever!

5 on February 15, 2015

This is a charming wonderful place and the proprietors are friendly, repectful, nice people. They take care of your every need or desire.

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Rooms & Rates

Bet Rooker

A light and airy room with a unique triple-hung window that provides a beautiful view of the treetops. Bet's room features an antique wardrobe and vanity, ceiling fan and adjoining bath with twin pedestal lavatories and shower. Cable television, telephone and wireless high speed internet access also provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $110 - $110

Sharon Bartholomew Room

A spacious room with an elegant mahogany canopy bed, day bed and antique wardrobe. The adjoining bath may be shared with Bet's Room or this room may be used as a private bath. Cable television, telephone and wireless high speed internet access also provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $110 - $110

Sadye Johnson Room

An elegant room with a queen size, antique cast iron canopy bed and stunning waverly window and bed treatments. The private bath features a single Jacuzzi tub and a lovely vanity. Cable television, DVD and VCR players, telephone and wireless high speed internet access also included.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $110 - $110

Edwina Rooker Room

An open and spacious room with a sunny sitting area, depression-era furnishings, beautiful brass bed and ceiling fan. The old fashioned bath has a claw footed tub with shower and pedestal lavatory. Cable television, telephone and wireless high speed internet access also provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $110 - $110

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Location Type

Small town


Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 66 miles

Directions to property:

From Raleigh, NC: US 1 North (Capital Blvd) beyond Henderson to the Warrenton Rd. exit. Turn right at the exit. Proceed less than a mile and bear right on NC 1001 until you reach Warrenton (about 12 miles). Turn left on Main Street. Proceed through the business district. The Ivy is located on the left just beyond the Warrenton Presbyterian Church. From Richmond, VA: I-85 South to Exit 233 (US 1). Take US 1 South to Norlina, Turn left onto US 158. Follow signs to Warrenton (US 158 Business). Turn left onto Main Street. The Ivy is located on the left aproximately 3/4 of a block. From Durham, NC or I-85 North: to Exit 223 (Manson Rd). Turn right at exit. Proceed about 1 mile and turn left onto US 1/US 158 East. Turn right at the traffice light onto US 401/US 158 East (Norlina). Veer right at the next traffic light onto US 401/US 158 Business. Turn left onto Main Street. The Ivy is located on the left about 3/4 of a block. From Interstate 95 South: Take Exit 173 at Roanoke Rapids. Follow US 158 West and US 158 Business to Warrenton. Turn right onto Main Street. Proceed through business district. The Ivy is located on the left just beyond the Warrenton Presbyterian Church.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Fishing and Boating, Horseback Riding, Massage Therapy, Boating, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Wireless Internet, Massages available, Early morning coffee, Ironing board/iron available, Coffee pot available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Historic Homes, Massage Therapy, Antique Shopping, Geneology reserach, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking inside The Ivy is absolutley not allowed.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes The Ivy is suitable for children over six years of age.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No a nearby kennel is available with prior arrangement.
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required, but must have a valid credit card number or payment in advance to book the room.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations received less than seven days before your check-in date may require payment in the full amount for the entire stay.
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Jerry and Ellen Roth

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

Our goal is to make new friends and treat you better than any place you have ever stayed. Because we only have four rooms, all of our attention will be lavished on you! We love to pamper our guests and make them feel at home. There are no strangers at The Ivy, only friends that we haven't met.

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Full, three-course Candlelit

  • Time Served: Guest decides
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Waffles Banana Foster (non-alchoholic)
Belgium waffles topped with bananas and a syrup/nut mixture, topped with whipped cream and a cherry.


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Hot Deal

Ivy Mid-Week Specials

Regular Rate: $100 now $80 (20% Savings:)

Take a mid-week break (Sun.- Thurs.)at the elegant Ivy Bed and Breakfast in historic Warrenton, North Carolina. Relax and enjoy while you are pampered beyond belief! Cozy up to a warm fire while enjoying a full, candlelit breakfast in our beautiful Dining Room. Please mention the "Mid-week special" when making your reservation. Please contact the inn directly at (252) 257-9300 to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday

Special Package

Winter Getaway

Escape the doldrums of winter to the quiet serenity of the Ivy Bed and Breakfast in historic Warrenton, North Carolina. The Ivy is only a short walk to wonderful downtown shops and a restored hardware store for lunch, Or you can stay inside by the fireplace in the Parlour and relax or read a good book. Mention this special and receive a 10% discount.

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