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Gibson Inn

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51 Avenue C, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Gibson Inn
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Apalachicola
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean, comfortable, and charming, this little hotel is central to Apalachicola. Shopping and dining are steps away. The hotel bar is packed on Friday nights with locals and tourists and plenty of interesting tales. Staff is friendly and helpful. Best accommodations in Apalach.

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gainesville ga
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each room is a little different, location is full of history and charm. Wonderful on-site restaurant and the bar is fantastic. Everyone at this Inn works to make you feel at home. Apalachicola is a cute little town and you can walk to most places around town!

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San Marcos, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Everyone should stay at the Gibson at least once just to get a feel for "old Florida" that it evokes. This historic hotel has rooms that are old but scrupulously clean and appealing. They've been updated just enough to be comfortable for modern tastes but still give a sense of a bygone era. The wraparound porch on three different levels... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a lovely old hotel in a near perfect location. Very nice, attractive lobby and bar. There were wraparound porches on the ground and second floors. The room was tight. It looks like the bathroom was added at some time so my room was a little chopped, but adequate. The bed was comfortable and that was the most important... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We were on our way back our way back home via back roads. We stopped in town for some seafood, and I made the suggestion to spend the night. We walked in the Gibson, front desk lady very nice. Gave us keys to two rooms to check out which one. We took room 309 mostly because it had a king... More 

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

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent visit to our Gibson Inn. I have pulled the invoice from your stay. The $11.00 charge you mentioned is taxes on the room. Our system breaks out the sales taxes separate from the actual charge for the room itself. we always appreciate the time our guests take to share their thoughts about... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Gibson Inn in Apalachicola is the place to stay. Very laid back, very comfortable, very clean. Great people providing excellent service. In house restaurant is one of the best places to dine in town. Our trip took us from Mobile, AL through Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear, Alabama to Pensacola, Panama City, Destin, FL and many small towns along... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

stayed here thur and fri... beds are horrible pillows are too...sounded like a cow stampede upstairs....the people next door had good sex, sounded like it.... will NOT stay there again....spend the extra few dollars and go to water street

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I stayed one night in September. The accommodations were very comfortable.It has a fabulous wrap around porch with rocking chairs.The personnel very welcoming. I would recommend staying there. It is walking distance to good resturants

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Destin, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We did not enjoy our stay at the Gibson Inn. We stayed October 10 &11, 2014. The first thing that disappointed us started with the reservation. We found out after we made our reservations that they were running a special that started Oct 10, stay for three nights pay for two. It would have been nice to have known about... More 

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stayed at the Gibson Inn in Feb of 2014 and really enjoyed this property. Although it is older (and historic) we found the accommodations to be very comfortable. The location is perfect for walking around downtown Apalachicola to visit the little shops and restaurants. Would definitely stay here again.

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Address: 51 Avenue C, Apalachicola, FL 32320
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Apalachicola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Gibson Hotel Apalachicola

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