Welcome To The Pender House A Historic Boutique Hotel in Burgaw, North Carolina

Welcome to The Pender House, formerly known as The Black Hotel, Burgaw’s original inn. Believed to be constructed in 1896 one block from the historic train depot, The Black Hotel originally served as an inn and as the social hub of the community. Freshly restored in 2022, The Pender House, a traditional American Foursquare, is now back to its original purpose with a rich history. We invite you to book a stay with us, while visiting beautiful Burgaw, North Carolina!

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Our Story

Larry Owens, a local business owner, admired the blue house from his office window for a few years before he and his wife, Beth, purchased the house in the spring of 2021. Initially the use of the house was uncertain, the Owenses only knew they wanted to save a piece of Burgaw’s history. After discovering the house’s history as The Black Hotel, the Owenses knew that the property was destined to serve the community once again as a hotel. Larry and Beth have enjoyed the process of restoring and furnishing the home over the past year with the help of two dedicated craftsmen and hope that guests will find it as warm and inviting as their own.

The Pender House Owners

Enjoy a Comfortable Stay

Conveniently located to downtown Burgaw

Continental Breakfast

Free Wi-Fi

Entire Property is NON SMOKING

Then Now

The Pender House History From Then to Now

After a year of restoration and careful reconstruction, The Pender House is ready to give guests who share our love of history and architecture an opportunity to stay in one of the original hotel rooms. The four upstairs rooms are largely original and have access to two hall baths. The four downstairs rooms have been converted into two suites that include a parlor and private bath. A kitchen, sunroom and porches are available to enjoy during your stay.

Our Rooms

The rooms in The Pender House have been named to honor communities in Pender County. All rooms have their original hardwood floors and are furnished with antiques and vintage items the Owenses have found over the years. Wi-Fi is available in each room. Each suite occupation max is 2 people.

St. Helena Suite

$179 per Night

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Long Creek Room

$104 per Night

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Penderlea Room

$104 per Night

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Maple Hill Room

$104 per Night

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Topsail Room

$104 per Night

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Burgaw Suite

$179 per Night

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Absolutely love this place! Beautifully decorated, and carefully maintained. I adore the historical charm and how they restored this old hotel! All the rooms are lovely, you can't really go wrong with the one you chose, very spacious! Plenty of places to sit and chat. So many old antiques and interesting stuff inside! Feels like stepping into the past.

Julia Watters

I visited The Pender House and was immediately impressed! We were greeted by the owners, Larry and Beth, who helped us with our bags and gave us a tour. They have done a magnificent job of making The Pender House a wonderful destination. The front porch is an amazing spot to hangout after a long day. The inside is beautiful as well. It is very well put together but still keeps the charm of its history. The location is perfect, not even a five-minute walk to downtown! This is an amazing option to anyone visiting the Burgaw area. I am already planning my next visit.

Lisa Thompson

The real secret of the Pender House is the sprawling front porch. A great place to relax, visit with friends or read a book, the oldest train station in North Carolina can be seen from the front porch. The Pender House is a great place to run to when you want to get away!

Joe McSpadden
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