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Island Hotel & Restaurant

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373 2nd Street, P.O. Box 460, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Island Hotel & Restaurant
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gainesville; home of the UF Gators
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located right in the middle of historic Cedar Key, this hotel is on the National Register of Historic Buildings. It's over 150 years young but is getting a tad long in the tooth and possibly the owners are wearing out in the upkeep of an old building, as it is in need of some repair work. As an example, the... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been eating at the Island Hotel Restaurant for years. So my wife and I decided to go back this weekend. The first hint that this was not going to be a good experience was when the server gave us the menu and it was totally different from the all the other times we have been there. The second... More 

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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked this hotel ad a surprise for our anniversary.. It was a very quaint hotel, but we hardly got any sleep since the walls are paper thin and the noise from a graduation party did not stop until almost midnight. The food in the restaurant was wonderful, as was the included breakfast.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The location is extremely close to the gulf which is amazing. Breakfast was included in the meal and it was good, I ordered the french toast 3 days in a row.There are no TVs in any of the rooms and sound travels very easily between rooms. There is a giant cushioned swing on the upstairs deck that was relaxing to... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Try the Heart of Palm salad! The salad was originated at this restaurant and they advertise it is fixed using the original recipe. We are in the bar area, but we're able to order off either the bar or the restaurant menus. They had a small band providing entertainment the night we were there.

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Pelkie, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you like historic hotels this is the stop for you. There was someone waiting at the desk for my arrival and check in was a breeze. The rooms are all upstairs. I reserved room #33 because you can go directly on the veranda from it. Room was small but that was no issue with me, and very clean as... More 

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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48 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were in room 23. It has a claw bathtub with shower curtain inside the room (not in a separate room). The toilet area is very small and does have a privacy door. The wrap around balcony was nice. The breakfast (included) was not a buffet. It was table service. Staff was helpful, courteous and Friendly.

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Georgia
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54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Didn't stay in the hotel but did have dinner in the tiny bar. This is a funky little place with lots of charm. I had the potato soup which was really tasty so much so I had two cups. Their version of shrimp and grits is unique to say the least but it was very good although it was a... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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70 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I can't say enough about this historic hotel and restaurant. There are 10 rooms, each decorated with period pieces and art and all with a private bathroom. Two rooms have their private bathrooms across the hall, but they even supply robes for slipping back and forth. They are said to have resident ghosts, but, sadly we did encounter any. The... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Cedar Key is a perfect example of Florida's unspoilt Nature Coast and The Island Hotel, built in 1859 is the best place to stay on the island. The wrap around porch has a swing seat, rocking chairs, armchairs and loungers, and you can relax in comfort there, or inside the hotel where there are comfortable lounges on both levels.

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