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Gibson Inn

51 Avenue C, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carbondale
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Keep in mind this is an HISTORIC building over a century old. It isn't the Ritz! The rooms are all different shapes, sizes, and decors-all homey with period wardrobes for closets. The bathrooms are all different. Be sure that you have a shower, if you prefer. Some rooms have showers only. Some have clawfoot tubs-for which you pay an upcharge.... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a charming inn! Perfect location, walking distance to everything - boutique shopping and great food abounds! When we checked in, Zanna gave us keys to several of the rooms so we could pick a favorite. Previous reviews commented on road noise and thin walls but except for some daytime road noise, this was no biggie. It's an old hotel... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was mediocre...80 year old ladies were pit on the third floor..no elevator. Food was mediocre, murder mystery was beyond stupid...staff was friendly and helpful. Air conditioning was adequate in individual rooms, but not in general areas. Walls were paper thin...we could a lady in the room next door ordering via a credit card...the numbers were crystal clear. Toilets were... More 

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Gibson_Inn1, General Manager at Gibson Inn, responded to this review

Unfortunately this was a situation where our staff had no control over room assignments, or what information was passed along to guests. This guest was part of a group that booked our murder mystery package through an outside co-ordinator. The group leader collected payment, assigned rooms and passed along all pertinent information. Our staff did not personally speak to any... More 

Sneads, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We participated in the Murder Mystery during the past weekend. It was an awesome experience and a great way to spend a weekend. We highly recommend it. There is a lot of history in the Gibson Inn, which makes it unique among the hotels in Apalachicola. The staff was very accommodating, especially Salem, the resident cat, who is very friendly... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bathroom is the smallest thing I've ever been in. Rooms were dirty. Food was absolutely disgusting. A/c barely worked in the whole building. Seen a few bugs in my room. No ice machine or vending machine. Paper thin walls. Needs to be renovated.

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Gibson_Inn1, General Manager at Gibson Inn, responded to this review

The rare occasion when a guest is not happy is very upsetting to us here at the Gibson Inn. We work long and hard to insure that each and every one of our guests have an enjoyable stay. I wish the guest would have made us aware of any concerns while they were here. If given the opportunity, we would... More 

Georgia
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a two night stay at the Gibson Inn and really enjoyed it. The Inn is charming and well maintained and they have a wonderful Happy Hour in the lounge daily which attracts guests and locals alike. Met a lot of interesting and friendly people. The staff overall was friendly and engaged with the guests. The one exception was... More 

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Gibson_Inn1, General Manager at Gibson Inn, responded to this review

We apologize for the inconvenience caused by our employee. She is no longer employed by the Gibson Inn. More 

Humble
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gibson Inn was built in 1907 and it is one of the oldest and grandest Victorian style hotel along Florida's Southwest coast. The Gibson Inn was fully renovated in 1985 and stands as a cornerstone of preservation that has taken place in Apalachicola, Florida. The Gibson Inn has been on has been on the Federal Register of Historic Places... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming remnant of old florida with a grace and class about it enhanced by an attentive staff. . We are repeat visitors and plan to return. Nice walking community with shops and eateries. There is a friendly, but bossy cat that is really in charge.

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beaufort, sc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I just got back from spending four days at the Gibson. What a wonderful time! I can hardly wait to go back next summer. The Inn is in excellent shape with a more-than friendly atmosphere. Everything was just charming. You'll enjoy Salem, the inn's cat.....What a sweetie! I just did not want to leave!

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Madison, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had a company meeting for a group of 24 at the Gibson Inn. Everyone at the Inn was very helpful and nice. It was a great experience! We stayed at the Inn and used their meeting room and had the Gomerly Restaurant cater lunch which was great! We also at dinner there which was even better. We highly recommend... More 

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