Granville Queen Inn

108 South Granville Street, Edenton, North Carolina 27932
Innkeeper(s): Robert and Eula Beasley
  • Introduction

    he Granville Queen Inn, Edenton, North CarolinaThe Granville Queen Inn, circa 1907, is located at the heart of Edenton, known as "the South's prettiest small town." Set right beside the waters of Albemarle Sound, this prosperous port dates back more than two centuries and is proud to have been the first capital of the province of North Carolina. Edenton was also home to many Revolutionary patriots, as well as the haunt of the infamous pirate Blackbeard.

    From the moment you step in the door, it will be our pleasure to see that your visit is a memorable escape from the daily routine. Furnishings throughout this large neoclassical manor dating back to 1907 are from Italy, China, Holland, Thailand, and England. Unusual accessories and works of art are everywhere.

    he Granville Queen Inn welcomeGranville Queen Bed and Breakfast in Edenton, NC - Stay Amid History in a Traditional Southern Neo-Classical Revival Home

    Set beside the majestic Albemarle Sound, Edenton was the first capital of the providence of North Carolina. Edenton was also home to many Revolutionary patriots - as well as the haunt of the infamous pirate Blackbeard.

    Stroll Amongst Edenton’s Tree-Lined Boulevards and Period Homes

    You’ll want to stroll along our shady streets past handsome period homes and historic landmarks. The Granville Queen Bed and Breakfast is located at the heart of the Edenton Historic District. The center of town, with its irresistible boutiques, antiques shops, and fine restaurants, is just a block away.

    From Outer Banks Beaches to Historic Plantations: There’s So Much To Do & See In and Near Edenton, NC!

    Edenton, NC offers an endless array of tourist options. Your innkeepers can arrange fishing and sailing trips at the docks for you, only two blocks from the Granville Queen Inn. The Edenton Visitors Center offers exhibits and guided walking and trolley tours.

    For a leisurely daytrip around Edenton, NC and the area, head for the beaches of the Outer Banks, the nearby historic plantations, or our gentle country roads just right for biking. Also, there’s the famous Lost Colony outdoor drama just a short drive away.

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    Call Granville Queen Inn, An Edenton North Carolina Bed & Breakfast, to Make Your Reservations Today

    We will be happy to help you plan your sightseeing and Edenton dining throughout this beautiful and storied corner of North Carolina. Come fill your days with a flurry of fun activities, or simply stay here, unwind, and read a good book on the porch - Dora and David Drohen, Innkeepers

    The Granville Queen Inn Boasts Beautiful Rooms and Southern Architectural Details

    The rooms at Granville Queen B&B are beautifully decorated in soft colors with traditional high ceilings, great architectural details and period antiques. Surrounded by flowering Southern style gardens, the rooms project the hospitality and warmth for which the South is so well known. Some of our accommodations have access to a sitting deck overlooking the gardens, while others feature spacious bathrooms–many with large soaking garden tubs. The Granville Queen is a place to relax and enjoy the comfort of an Edenton vacation getaway. Call today to reserve your room.

    Rate Range: 105.00 - 155.00

    Granville Queen Inn FireplaceThe Granville Queen Inn seating area

  • Amenities

    Granville Queen Inn porchGreat Amenities With Your Stay

    Available with every room:

    • Private Bathroom
    • Fresh Full Sit-Down Breakfast
    • Afternoon Light Buffet
    • Cookies and Treats Available All Day
    • Full Bath Amenities
    • Coffee Makers
    • Hot Chocolate, Tea
    • Telephone
    • Wifi
    • Cable Television with VCR
    • Library of Movie Choices
    • Iron and Ironing Boards
    • Extra Pillows
    • Service Refrigerator
    • Ice, Water & Soda
    • Well-lit Rooms for Reading
    • Free Onsite Parking

    Granville Queen Inn exteriorWe have been Innkeepers for over 26 years and through those years we have met and enjoyed many wonderful people from around the world. Some that we still visit and correspond with. One important thing we have learned is that customers appreciate honesty and knowing what to expect when they arrive at their destination, so very often today things are over-advertised and not what you expect. Our guarantee is what you see is truly actually what you get. We always work for your return visit.

    -Dora and David Drohen, Innkeepers

    Our inviting front porch offers relaxed and comfortable seating, ceiling fans and rocking chairs.

    Pick-up and Delivery from the Granville Queen Inn

    If you are arriving by boat or flying into our local airport, please feel free to call for a pick-up and ride to our Inn. We are happy to supply return service when you depart as well. 

    Gift Certificates

    We have gift certificates available in any amount.  A great choice for all occasions! Call us for details!

  • Breakfast & Dining

    Breakfast at Granville Queen InnGranville Queen Inn Dining Area

    Granville Queen Inn Serves A Delightful Hot Breakfast in Our Gorgeous Dining Room or on the Breakfast Plantation Porch.

    Granville Queen Inn Breakfast Choices

    We serve a fresh hot breakfast each morning from 7:30-9:00 to give a healthy start to your day. Enjoy a wonderful sit down breakfast served in our dining room or if you prefer, we’ll serve your breakfast on our year-round enclosed plantation porch.

    Some of our Offerings IncludeGranville Queen Inn Cheesecake

    • Omelets
    • Fritatas
    • Stradas
    • Varied egg dishes
    • Potato dishes
    • Homemade filled biscuits
    • Our signature heart shaped waffles
    • Crepes
    • Pancakes
    • Crème brule French toast made with our homemade challah bread
    • Southern-style grits, because you are in the South!
    • Always fresh fruit
    • Yogurt

    Granville Queen Breakfast Desserts All Made Fresh in our Home Kitchen

    • Cobblers – various fruit choices
    • Strawberry or raspberry creams
    • Sherbet choices
    • Varied puddings
    • Shortcake
    • Crème brulee
    • Cheesecake
    • Pound cake

    *We do accommodate special diets - please let us know in advance when possible!

    Granville Queen Inn BuffetAfternoon Light Buffet

    Join us in the afternoons from 4:30 to 6:30 for fresh fruit, sweet & salty snacks, cheese & crackers, and assorted beverages!

  • Things To See – Things To Do – Things To Ask About

    About Edenton

    Located on Albemarle Sound’s Edenton Bay this charming village, established in 1712, features nearly three centuries of outstanding architecture behind tree-lined sidewalks and along waterfront vistas. As well as being a fine example of Victorain, and many other types, architecture Edenton, North Carolina is known for its lively downtown lined with unique shops, eateries and other businesses serving residents and visitors alike. An active calendar of events covers outdoor recreation including sailing, paddling, biking and baseball; cultural events such as art exhibits, plays and such rare history treats as a Bill of Rights Tour. Seasonal festivals are even more picturesque set against the remarkable backdrop of this first Colonial capital.

    Edenton attractions

    History spills from every nook and cranny of Edenton and Chowan County. Outstanding historic 18th century architecture includes some of the state's oldest buildings; the 1767 courthouse, considered the most intact in America; a site along the Maritime Underground Railroad, and even an historic baseball field. Its convenient location to the Outer Banks and other nearby historic and natural attractions guarantees a full and exciting visit in one of the east coast's loveliest spots.

    • Welcome Center
    • Chamber of Commerce
    • Barker House
    • Town Park and the Waterfront with Picnic Tables
    • Town Marina
    • Cupola House
    • Irdell HouseEdington Piers
    • Art’s Council 
    • Historic Courthouse
    • Tour of Homes;
    • Candlelight Tour (December)
    • Pilgrimage (Every other April)
    • Trolley Tour
    • Kayaking
    • Golf (3 courses)
    • Sailing
    • Dining
    • Lighthouses
    • Antiques Hauntes
    • Movie Theater
    • Fishing
    • Churches
    • Outer Banks – 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Millpond State Park
    • Plantations;
    • Sommerset Plantation
    • Hope Plantation
    • Biking

    Edington attractionsEdington bridge

  • How To Find Us

    Granville Queen InnFrom Washington, D.C.

    1. Take I-95 south to I-295 ("Rocky Mount")
    2. to I-64 east ("Norfolk")
    3. to I-664
    4. to I-264
    5. to I-64 ("Chesapeake")
    6. to U.S. 17 south

    From Delmarva Peninsula

    1. Take U.S. 13 south
    2. to I-64 east
    3. to U.S. 17 south

    From Raleigh

    1. Take I-40 east
    2. to U.S. 64 east
    3. to U.S. 17 north

    The Granville Queen is located on Business 17 ("Edenton")