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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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Reviewed 4 February 2013 via mobile

The overall ambience of the garden environment is typical of old natural Florida. The rooms and cottages are charming and have all the amenities of the Hyatt and more. We had a fireplace and a jacuzzi tub.

Thank Aroeder
Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I travel to Gainesville almost every week and have stayed in many places, but this is the best. I stayed in a cottage with a living room and full, well appointed kitchen. Clean, quiet and thoroughly enjoyable. Cindy and Joe could not be more accommodating. I highly recommend Magnolia.

1Thank Jon S
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 22 January 2013

I'm in an MBA program at the University of Florida that requires me to stay in Gainesville for three nights every month. After trying several of the area hotels, a classmate of mine discovered the Magnolia Plantation, just a couple miles from campus and within walking distance of downtown. Now, we stay in Nutmeg and Ginger cottage every month! The...

Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Beautiful, warm and inviting. Better than hotel. So accommodating!!!!! Cindy and her staff really aim to please. Love waking up to the smell of coffee and breakfast. You can sit outside and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

Thank dsehealth
Reviewed 13 January 2013

We shared a 2 bedroom cottage with our son and grandson. The living room with fireplace made for an excellent place to share good times. The value for the dollar paid was excellent. We have stayed at Magnolia numerous times, and all have been a super experience.

Thank MajorTeach
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 11 January 2013 via mobile

My husband, two dogs and Ivhave just checked out of Muss Huey's Cottage. What a delightful way to spend a night in Gainesville! We stayed at chain hotels in the past, but never again! We enjoyed an evening front if the roaring fire with take out and movies borrowed from the main house. Breakfast was decadent and delicious. Cindy was...

Thank Missmarymacc
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I have had the pleasure of staying at Magnolia Plantation twice. They have charming private cottages that are beautifully decorated. They also have a lovely garden area with a little pond. The breakfast is really delicious and everyone who works there is really great! This is my favorite Bed and Breakfast spot in the US! It has a great location...

Thank Kelly M
cindymagnolia, Owner at The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! I love that we are your favorite B&B in the US. Now that is something I might have to brag about. After 23 years of running this Inn, I still get so excited when I get people like you telling me that you like us. Thanks again!

Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

Beautiful house, historic, restored for functionality. We stayed in the carriage house. Loved the decor, details, food, & history. Great breakfast. Inn keepers were cheerful, helpful, & kind. Walk to downtown district. Enjoyed the wine in the evenings & dvd selection. Also loved the swing on the balcony & antique furniture throughout.

Thank jennstar79
cindymagnolia, Owner at The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Joe and I really enjoyed spending time with you and Daniel. Thanks so much for the tips on Pinterest. You'll see me posting within the next week!

Wethersfield, CT
Reviewed 6 December 2012

This is, by far, the best place I have stayed in this country! I travel quite a bit, on business and pleasure, and visiting family, etc. I stayed in oneof their cottages, Nutmeg, for six nights recently on a visit to my daughter, and couldn't have been happier, From the minute I walked in, I felt at home and wanted...

Thank CJW199
Madison, MS
Reviewed 4 December 2012

The grounds are wonderful and keep the spirit of both old Gainesville and the neighborhood, and the beauty of the real North Florida. Our cottage was so comfortable, and many needs a guest would have were anticipated and ready for us. Since this was both a business and a "couples" trip, the peace and beauty were very much appreciated. We...

Thank Jane W

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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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  • 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: RM422 - RM1,444 (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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“Renting a cottage, rather than a room in the inn is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles P3537CUbrianr, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Talk to the owner/innkeepers.”
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“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)”
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