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“A perfect base for exploring the Space Coast and Canaveral National Seashore”
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Anchor Inn
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Columbus
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21 reviews
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“A perfect base for exploring the Space Coast and Canaveral National Seashore”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Cozy, off the beaten path, charming, delightful...all cliches, but all completely true of The Longboard Inn. This place has the feeling of the "real" Florida. From John's helpful suggestions to Dee's fabulous home-baked breads, the Inn was everything we hope for in a reasonably priced B&B.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sanford, Florida
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Reviewed 4 September 2011

My other half was the one who took me here for the first time back in 2010 and I was amazed. The room was so beautiful, comfortable, organize, clean, excellent, etc. I was speechless, literally. The service from the owners was excellent too. I mean, they made us feel good. Let's not even talk about the food, yummy. I mean, really, it worth the money. It felt like home. Can't wait to go back. Keep up the good work and for those looking for a place to spent a few nights in new smyrna, this is the place for you. Excellent!! God bless.....

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Melbourne, FL
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2011

Thanks to Dee & John, innkeepers,we had a fabulously romantic and relaxing stay! The Longboard Inn has gorgeous guestrooms with all of the amenities. There are plenty of places to relax on the grounds & have a drink. Also, it's in a great location that allowed us to bike to the beach and everything in between!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 2 May 2011

John and Dee are such great hosts. The breakfasts are excellent with lots of choice and variety. Its a cozy place great for relaxing.
Some things to consider:
1) It is not near the beach and the beach is not walking distance.
2) There is no bicycle rental anywhere close by so plan ahead if you want to ride around.
3) They have two B&B's. The one we stayed in (Captain's Quarters) is about 100 yards down the road called Nuns and Roses and does not have WIFI.
4) WIFI is in the main b&b building but make sure you get the code from John during so you can work on the deck outside at night if you need to.
5) The road in front of the B&B is quite busy during the day but quieted down at night. We had very good sleeps.
6) The back garden of the Nuns and Roses B&B area is very nice. Highly recommended.

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  • Stayed April 2011, travelled with family
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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 11 April 2011

My fiance and I loved our stay at the Longboard Inn. We just wish we could have stayed longer. The rooms were inviting and well appointed. The homemade breakfast foods were great and John & Dee were friendly and helpful. We would choose Longboard Inn again in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Longwood, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2011

This is an excellent value. It was our first time staying there and we found the accomodations to be clean and the decor very tasteful and unique. A big improvement over local hotels that we have used before for a weekend stay. The owners were friendly and the breakfast outstanding. Would highly recommend

  • Stayed March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Ellwood City, PA.
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Reviewed 28 February 2011

John and Dee, the owners, were a pleasure to work with from reservation to checkout. The suite they chose for us was large and clean and beautifully decorated. They told us to arrive early so we could attend the local art fair and picked a wonderful restaurant based on or desires. Too bad we only had time for one night. It's a great place and a great area along with being a great value..

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Anchor Inn
Address: 312 Washington St, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-7070 (Formerly Longboard Inn Bed & Breakfast)
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Region: United States > Florida > New Smyrna Beach
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in New Smyrna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Anchor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Anchor Inn is a craftsman style bungalow with six private bath guest rooms. We are dedicated to providing a personal, warm, friendly, and comfortable environment that nurtures the spirit and refreshes the mind, while striving to fulfill your expectations of quality to ensure your visit is and experience to remember. Prefect for romantic get away, girls weekend or family reunion. ... more   less 
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