I prayerfully introduced Ms. Elsie's Caribbean Bed & Breakfast to the world in September 2000. We dedicated this home in honor of my grandmother, our matriarch, and my best friend, Ms. Elsie. God's grace has blessed me with the love of a phenomenal woman, and I now find myself compelled to share this jewel of a woman, her love, legacy, and our friendship with the world. Our story is special, and our home is unique. Ms. Elsie's Caribbean Bed & Breakfast is a home born out of love between a grandmother and granddaughter. So we invite you to come and "Celebrate Life" with us!
The ambiance at Ms. Elsie's is serene, inviting love, peace, and joy to the soul. Every guest visiting our Inn has fallen in love with the spirit of the Inn, its history, and its intimacy. Some come seeking a need to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. Some come to rekindle relationships while getting away from it all. Many come to celebrate anniversaries, birthdays, reunions, sisterhoods, and friendships, as well as many couples come to celebrate their life long friendships as they travel across the country together. Others come for a Caribbean experience without traveling across the waters.
Guests often relax in the Generations room, to enjoy a good movie and relax on the large comfy sofa, and chairs, and do absolutely nothing! Others may play board games, dominoes, tic tac toe, or bingo, play a serious game of Spades and have a great time with a delicious glass of our signature "Bajan (Barbados) Lemonade, our welcome drink, while enjoying some delicious island pastries made by Chef Cheryl.
Thinking about Relocating to Charlotte? Come and spend sometime at Ms. Elsie's. If time permits we'll show you the City from a Charlottean's perspective, and introduce you to some of the City's finest area restaurants and entertainment. We are connected to some of the City's Best Realtors!
So Come Mon' and Relax With Us!
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While Relaxing, Rejuvenating, and Restoring, Their Mind, Body, and Spirit in a Warm, Safe, and Friendly Space. So Come and Enjoy Great Food, Good Company, Laughter, and Meet New Friends...Can't Wait to Take Care of You....Come Mon' and Relax With Us!
We love to entertain and do it very well at Ms. Elsie's. Guests come to relax and have a good time, so we invite you to come and make new friends, meet new people, have great conversations, dance, play the piano, sing, enjoy good music, karaoke, and enjoy yourselves! If all you want to do is hibernate and sleep, yes, come and get some much-needed rest!
Guests may also read, converse, have moments of reflection, practice yoga, and tai chi, laugh, listen to island music, jazz, or old school r&b, dance, or "do de' limbo." We invite you to make yourself comfortable and at home.
In our outdoor areas, guests can retreat to play table tennis, cornhole, mini putt-putt golf, play jacks, hula-hoop, "jump double dutch rope, shoot hoops, relax in the hammock, or sit in the swing and enjoy the serene ambiance of the beautiful tropical garden scape in our quaint backyard while relaxing in the cabana around the pool in the spring/summer. Live steel drum music is available in the summertime and at breakfast upon request (*additional charge). Let us help you celebrate your next special occasion.
Ms. Elsie's is a "Tropical Hideaway" with warm, welcoming energy that spoils you from the time you enter until it is time to go home. The hosts will spoil you with island hospitality and delicious tropical treats, so that when it is time to go "you don't want to leave us!"
"Come mon' and relax with us!?
Cheryl Watkins, Innkeeper
Please contact us to inquire about whole house & group reservation policies.
Why did we choose Charlotte? Charlotte is an international city that is growing by leaps and bounds and has quite an eclectic and diverse community for all to enjoy! Charlotte is proximal and convenient, accessible by plane, train, car, or bus to any major city in the US. Charlotteans are friendly people and Southern hospitality reigns supreme. We relocated to Charlotte 35 years ago from New York and have watched this city explode with culture and entertainment. Charlotte has a beautiful African American Arts & Entertainment Center (Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, a historical Arts district known as NODA, beautiful Theater and Performing Arts Centers, Museums, Comedy Clubs, Middle C Jazz Club, Great Restaurants, 4 Major League Sports Teams, (Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Football Club, and Charlotte Knights Baseball, NASCAR, Drag Racing, Whitewater Rafting) and is home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Charlotte’s Convention and Visitors Center is internationally acclaimed and respected welcoming guests from all around the world!
Ms. Elsie’s Is conveniently located Just 10 minutes from Uptown Charlotte, 5 minutes from Phillips Place, and Southpark Mall’s Luxury and Designer Stores, Restaurants, Sports Arena, Art, and Entertainment.
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