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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful. Had no idea that this part of Florida would be so wonderful. Very Pleasantly surprised. The staff was very accommodating and friendly in spite of the fact that the owners were on a 6 week vacation. The second in command, Vila, was amazing and helpful. Joe and Cindy have a great asset in her. the plantation and houses on...

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Rockledge, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have asked for nicer, or accommodating inn keepers. Our cottage was immaculate and we were given a brief history of their home. The Inn is located just blocks from downtown and dozens of restaurants. Have been to Gainesville many times, but never knew there was an historical B&B area. Worth every dime!!!! Did I mention the breakfast was...

Thank wwrfb
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My friends booked the whole place for a wedding in October. The whole property is beautiful from the moment you step in. The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and well kept. The furnishing and decor is really neat and well maintained. Owners are very nice and accommodating. I would definitely go back!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I wanted to get away early December and we decided to return to Magnolia Plantation B & B...what a great decision. We took our two small dogs with us and stayed in "Secret Garden". I can only describe it as enchanting - the garden was so serene with the trinkle of the fountain. We thoroughly enjoyed sitting...

Thank Pamala B
Bethesda, MD
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We rented two cottages for two nights to attend my Son's wedding. Cindy and Joe are very friendly and have poured their hearts into the detailed decorating in each unit and ensuring a pleasant stay for all patrons. Fresh breakfast was top notch, and Cindy was always available for any needs. If you are looking for a modern minimalist decor...

Thank sjp3003
Battle Creek, Michigan
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We booked the Key Lime Cottage for our daughter's PhD graduation from University of Florida, in December. We were 5 adults, so the three bedroom cottage was perfect. The cottage was nicely furnished and well maintained. From the time of booking until check-out, Cindy was helpful and informative. The breakfasts were fabulous! Staff delivered breakfast to our cottage, which was...

Thank psychosabre
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Warmly welcomed in this special accomodation. Well equiped rooms, spacious and nicely decorated. Breakfast served in the garden. Every evening a glass of wine with cheese and crackers. It was a great pleasure to stay here.

Thank Paul S
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I purchased a night here for my husband for his birthday since he loves B&B's (I was not a big fan...until now.) We had the Carriage House which is the second floor of a separate building. I have never been so pleasantly surprised. The grounds are beautiful and transport you back in time with the beautiful large trees dripping with...

Thank traveler202020
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The owners, Joe & Cindy, and their beautiful campus of architectural and nature's surprises are very welcoming! He and she, their staff, the home and its history, and the surrounding grounds are an all-encompassing pleasant experience.

Thank Eastman941
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! Joe and Cindy are the nicest and most accommodating hosts, this is our second visit and we always feel like we are visiting family when we stay here. The bed and breakfast is full of charm and warmth. It's the best kept secret around! God bless Joe and Cindy for being so wonderful and maintaining such...

Thank Anthony W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magnolia Plantation is a 5 room Inn with 7 private Cottages all located on almost 2 acres of landscaped gardens with pond, waterfall and water features throughout the property. Breakfast is served in the morning and snacks and beverages are served in the evening. Walking distance to historic downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 309 SE Seventh St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Region: United States > Florida > Gainesville
Price Range: $124 - $426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Talk to the owner/innkeepers.”
 of 5 bubbles katheringleissne, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The cottage we had was at street level,and parking right in front, making it easier for us.”
 of 5 bubbles wwrfb, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are a variety of options to choose from - call Cindy for assistance based on your needs (no stairs, king bed, two bedrooms, etc)”
 of 5 bubbles pamalab2017, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try the Carriage House for a secluded getaway.”
 of 5 bubbles traveler202020, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms comfortable for two; I wouldn't add a third person.”
 of 5 bubbles Eastman941, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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