Family Owned and Operated

The Anchor Inn Bed and Breakfast (formerly Longboard Inn) strives to provide a comfortable laid back feel. Its prime location is only a short walk from antique shopping, boutiques, restaurants and more. A hot three course breakfast compliments an atmosphere in which guests are treated like family. Coffee and tea are available around the clock. Individually themed rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, DVD players, and comfortable, oversized private baths.

Adventure on your mind? Explore nearby parks and beaches on one of our comfortable beach bikes, or navigate the waterways with our kayaks or stand-up paddleboards. At Anchor Inn, you are a short walk from the Intracoastal Waterway and local marina, and a two mile bike ride from the beach. Custom packages, including picnic lunches, wine and cheese, or strawberries and campaign, can be arranged to enhance almost any occasion or adventure.

Anchor Inn BnB is a family-owned LLC. Sisters Ellen Stoddard and Marie Kveen reside onsite to provide exceptional customer service.

More About Your Host Family

Ellen is a Registered Nurse with 35 year experience in many areas of specialties.

Marie is a 27-year Navy Veteran. The first half of her carrier was as a dental assistant or DT dental technician the second has as a carrier recruiter or NC navy counselor.

Manager Kathy is the newest member of our family and completes our management team. We are bless to have her 5 plus years of experience here, and her more the 20 years in the area. She is the expert on where to go, what to see, & do throughout your stay.

Marie’s youngest son, Bryan Kveen, acts as consultant of management, marketing, and advertising. His wife, Kelsey Kveen, is a systems engineer who provides valuable resource information for pricing and market forecasts. Marie’s oldest son, Jason Kveen, offers personalized services, including: cooking personal meals, coordinating group events, coordinating adventure trips, and meal planning for Anchor Inn. Ellen’s daughter, Amanda, marketing material, and promotional packaging. Artist and matriarch, Joan Stoddard, designed the Anchor Inn logo to help brand the inn.

Sisters Marie & Ellen have worked together throughout Marie’s time in the service. Ellen acted as child care provider in order for Marie to stay on active duty. As single parents they teamed up to provide a better environment and family structure for the three children. After traveling the country we are honored to call New Smyrna Beach home!

Manager Kathy completes our team. We are bless to have her 5 plus years of experience here, and her more the 20 years in the area. She is the expert on where to go, what to see, and do throughout your stay. Together we make up your Anchor Inn NSB family.

History of the Anchor Inn NSB

We're located in New Smyrna Beach Florida's Historic District -- As for the history of our house, we will let her speak for herself.

Welcome, I am a real Florida Cracker, let me tell you my story. I have known many people and endured the changes of time. I remember the railroad men of the 1920's, rambling gambling men, who frequented the casinos at Coronado beach, and also the hurricane of '26 that took the gaming house into the sea.

I will never forget the blackout nights of WWII, when I would sit in the silent darkness, hiding from the enemy ships that were off our coast. There were happier times, a wedding was held here in my living room. Now my new owners have given this old girl a face lift. I am renewed, artfully decorated and anxious to provide a warm and fun filled atmosphere for all who visit.

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