Beacon House Inn Bed & Breakfast

715 Carolina Beach Avenue North, Carolina Beach, North Carolina 28428
Innkeeper(s): Mike Truffa and Heather Hawkins
  • Relax on the front porch

    Relax on the front porch

  • sunrise on the beach

    sunrise on the beach

  • fresh ingredients for an artisan breakfast

    fresh ingredients for an artisan breakfast

  • living room with vintage art work

    living room with vintage art work

 
  • Introduction

    The Beacon House Inn is located in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.

    This 1950s transformed Boarding House was repurposed into a bed and breakfast. The charming Beacon House Inn is outfitted with modern amenities while keeping true to the vintage era style. 

    Within miles of the inn are North Carolina's best beaches. Enjoy the many activities Carolina Beach has to offer: golf, sailing, surfing, fishins, kayaking, and birdwatching. Or stay in and relax on our outdoor decks. Whatever you wish to do on your vacation, we are more that happy to help you make arrangments.  A full artisan breakfast featuring gourtmet coffee from Carolina Coffee Company is served daily.

    Our location is central to the Boardwalk and town centers, 20 minutes from the Wilmington Airport, 1 hour and a half from Myrtle Beach, and 2 and a half hours from Raleigh-Durham.

    For those of you traveling with kids and pets, we also have  2 small two bedroom cottages on the lot that are pet / family friendly and have there own kitchens. 

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Mike Truffa for sharing his own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Great location - across the street from the beach.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Location - right across the street from the beach. Charm and character as a 1950's boarding house that was converted into a bed and breakfast. We love the look of the original pine boards with a decor that fits the time the house was built.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    It's a small beach town that is quite and less crowded than other beaches in the area.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "It was a culinary delight."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The area is affordable and less crowded than other beaches in the area.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Downtown Wilmington is only 20 mins away that has great theaters, art, museums and artisan cuisine. Fort fisher, a fantastic aquarium, water sports and fishing are only a shot distance from the Inn.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Yes, the boardwalk with restaurants and bars are about a 10-15 min away.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Deck house, Surf House, RX, The Kitchen

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    www.carolinabeach.org/site_new/pages/welcome.html
    www.pleasureislandnc.org

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 7 rooms in the Inn and also have two 2 bedroom family/pet friendly cottages on the property.

    Do you accept pets?

    Cottages only

  • Pets Welcome

     

     

     

    In addition to our Bed and Breakfast we also have two 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom cottages that are perfect for small families with small pets.