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Florida, USA
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This was the seventh, and last, night of our road trip to Baton Rouge. After a long driving day, we arrived around 9:30 pm. Pat, the owner and innkeeper, greeted us warmly and, after brief conversation (it was late, and we were tired), we were directed to our upstairs rooms. Both rooms were roomy, quiet, and comfortable. In the morning,...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

It was a joy having you stay. Pat

Panama City, Florida
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is our second trip to Monticello and first at the Denham House. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were celebrating our anniversary and the rose petals on the floor and bed were a nice touch. The room was very peaceful and the hospitality of Amy and Sandra was outstanding. We enjoyed the authentic bathroom with the claw foot tub....

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

I was on vacation but Amy and Sandra, my loyal staff, gave you first class treatment I'm sure. Thanks for the kind comments. Pat

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Genuine hospitality from interesting owner Pat, and assistant Sandra. Unique experience, enjoying spacious, well cared for, home (circa 1870s), good breakfast. Recommend visiting organic Monticello Winery which is lovely property; muscadine grape reminds me of sherry. Also, new Ecology Park at bottom of Water street, & Florida’s best kept secret (Tallahassee) is only 25 miles away along excellent hwy 90.

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this lovely house en-route from New Orleans to Clearwater. A very quiet location just off the main street. Pat, our host was most welcoming and made a lovely English breakfast, a nice reminder of home. The room was well presented and very comfortable.We ended the evening sitting on the veranda watching the fireflies and a very large...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 24 May 2016

My husband & I stayed here on a Thursday evening on our way to south Florida. This bed & breakfast was not as easily accessible to I-10 as I thought it would be. However, the drive there was picturesque. That evening, we hoped to find a local eatery with good food for dinner. Unfortunately, every thing in Monticello was closed...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time to write a review. We currently have three restaurants open on a Thursday night in Monticello. The third is a wonderful American cuisine with wines, huge ribeye steaks, chicken and fish with sauces. The fourth is a brand new restaurant opening next month. They and more of our popular home grown restaurants are listed on...

Button, NC
Reviewed 16 May 2016

If you love the elegance and comfort of Old South lodgings with modern conveniences that do not shade their authenticity, this is the place. The owner is a wonderful hostess, and the staff are divine. I was in tears listening to them describe their town as one big extended family. The B&B is full of antebellum charm, comfortable beds, and...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

Looking forward to having you stay again! Thanks for the great review! Pat

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Very nice owner, beautiful well kept home. The town is small with allot of history. The kids especially enjoyed exploring the town in the evening. Everything is in walking distance. Our room was comfortable and accommodated 2 adults and 3 kids comfortably. The breakfast she cooked us was amazing!

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

So glad we made you happy! Thank you, Pat

Loxahatchee, Florida
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is our second visit and we are enjoying it as much as the first.We were able to bring our small dog with us which was important to us. Pat is extremely friendly and accommodating, the rooms are very nice and the breakfasts are delicious!. The first time we stayed in the Blue room (sadly the ghosts did not visit)...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you. You definitely are not a crabby traveler -quite the opposite. I will miss you all and especially 'jumpin' Jack". It was wonderful getting to meet your daughter and see her relax as see so needed. See you again soon. Pat

Reviewed 22 February 2016

I booked a room here because it offered a room with a king sized bed AND another bed in the same room, and since I was traveling with my 89 year old dad, it looked perfect! Right after I booked it online, the owner, Pat, was kind enough to call me to be sure my dad was able to walk...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

It was definitely all my pleasure. Thank you for the kind review.. Pat

Reviewed 16 February 2016

Bed was extra comfortable. Found the property to be very clean and welcoming. The owner gave us lots of local info and recommended a good place to eat. Breakfast was great, especially the locally made sausage. If there is a drawback it would have to be the wood floors. It's almost impossible to be quiet as not to disturb the...

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PatriciaI, Owner at 1872 John Denham House, responded to this review

Not to worry, the floor is two foot from the ceiling. We get almost no noise complaints. Thanks for the great review. Pat

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
JUST 5 MILES FROM INTERSTATE 10!! 17 MILES NORTHEAST OF TALLAHASSEE. CHILDREN AND PETS ARE WELCOME. FULL SERVED BREAKFAST.National Historic Register thirteen room mansion located 20 miles east of Tallahassee in a picturesque old southern town . Rated one of Florida's Fabulous B & B's, Florida Magazine, 2008; Listed "Best in the South" Inn Traveler magazine. Extra large antique filled rooms with candles in the fireplaces - all private baths, designer sheets, down comforters, robes and slippers. Mid-week traveler specials available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1872 John Denham House

Address: 555 W Palmer Mill Rd, Monticello, FL 32344-1360
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Monticello
Price Range: $160 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 1872 John Denham House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask Pat, the owner for suggestions suitable for you.”
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“Upstairs rooms on the back of the house were very comfortable and quiet.”
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