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The Hotel Jacaranda

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19 East Main Street, Avon Park, FL 33825
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The Hotel Jacaranda
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cottonwood, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the oldest hotel in town and the staff was very accommodating. It has character.It is a beautiful old place. the restaurant has a good reputation in town. It has a pianist for lunch the buffet.

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review glad you enjoyed your stay with us hope to have you stay with us again soon. More 

Grafton, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted to stay at the Jacaranda since I was a kid first visiting relatives who retired nearby. For over 50 years I often shopped in Avon Park and wandered into the lobby. I recall the old hardware store on the corner with sliding ladder to reach the items on high shelves! Three of my college friends wanted to go... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. It was our pleasure having you and your friends stay with us. We hope to have you visit us again for next years trip. The Veranda is always open. More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW!!! There are truly not enough words to express my delight with The Hotel Jacaranda! We race, and we do it as a group, a large group! I am responsible for finding accommodations for our large group at each location we venture to. Our race was scheduled for March in Avon Park. I started my search for rooms right around... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always great to have our guest understand our limitations of a historical building. Looking forward to having your group stay with us again next race season. More 

Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place has definite charm and a fantastic patio area. Where my stay fell short was the tired old squeaky bed, the cleanliness of the room, lack of outlets (the 1 plug in bathroom didn't work) my bedside lamp was burned out and I was let down when we discovered that the game room is "not for hotel guests".

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As for the game room it is for our college students that live here. Sorry for the inconvenience. Hope to have you visit with us again. More 

Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The bathtub was so dirty that they moved me to a different room. The beds had pilling on the sheets and the carpets were filthy. We were in town as vendors to the orchid show the same as race week and charged 178 per room. The manager told me sheets and carpet were on order. Not much sleep in that... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are in the process of getting our tubs recoated. More 

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Jacaranda is an old hotel and restaurant with lots of history and is a little off the beaten path (in Avon Park). The buffet, which was primarily seafood, was average. The service as adequate. The night we went was well attended and all seemed to enjoy.

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review glad you enjoyed our buffet hope to have you visit again soon. More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

While visiting friends they took us to the Hotel Jacaranda for lunch. We had a twenty minute wait and sat in the Lobby. Old Hotel fixed up nice. I was amazed at how narrow the halls were. They have a buffet that was not only good but hot. We're going back for a sleep over that will be in another... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I hope you enjoy your stay with us as well. If there is anything we can do let us know. looking forward to your next review. More 

Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

A group of us went for a pre concert dinner to the jacaranda. Not normally a buffet style diner I was a bit apprehensive. The restaurant was large and airy and packed!! Sodas and tea and coffee are served no alcoholic beverages, we were able to choose from the extensive buffet which included soup, salad, fried chicken, ribs, fish, mash... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

So glad to have your group join us. Hope to have you back again soon. Our green card is a wonderful deal. our menu changes every day. More 

Staley, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed at The Hotel Jacaranda for two nights and it was like stepping back in time. Upon entering the 1926 hotel the atmosphere was amazing. From the beautiful hardwood floors to the tall ceilings and the manned elevator, you felt like you were in another world. The desk clerk was fantastic and what a sense of humor, we just... More 

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David B, Manager at The Hotel Jacaranda, responded to this review

Thank you for the review.Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Steve is a great employee as they all are we are very lucky to have the staff we have to take care of our guest. Hope to have you stay with us again soon More 

Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Our family hosted a party at this hotel. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They allowed us to decorate the area that we were seated, and the food on the buffet was fabulous. The rooms are comfortable, but don't expect them to be modern. Overall, this hotel will take you back in time to a simpler, friendlier era.

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Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us hope to have you stay with us again soon. More 

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