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Faraway Inn

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847 Third Street, PO Box 370, Cedar Key, FL 32625
Faraway Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a night after reading the reviews. A really cool little place--quaint, colorful, friendly. My only regret is that I wasn't able to stay longer. Pros: Very clean, vibrant colors, free kayaks and bikes, great sunset view, and a friendly staff. Cons: My family was not there to enjoy it with me. Can't wait to come back here... More 

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Longwood, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Faraway Inn was the very first place my wife and I stayed at when we visited Cedar Key. They offered us bicycles and kayaks as part of the package and we had the time of our lives. We not only fell in love with each other all over again....but we fell in love with Cedar Key as well. So... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three days, very relaxing, beautiful rooms, great view of the Gulf and the swings that face the Gulf is the best. They have the softest sheets I have ever slept on. Very clean room and a porch with chairs and side tables. Driving around in the golf carts on the streets is so much fun, we... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Faraway Inn. We are so glad that you enjoyed Cedar Key and your stay at Faraway Inn. We do try as hard as we can to please all who stay with us. In regards to adding ceiling fans, the buildings were built in the... More 

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

Clean, querky, kinda retro, sunsets on the Gulf seen from our porch, dolphins seen in the bay and they love dogs. Perfect! We were down in Cedar Key for a week escaping northern Indiana weather. The Inn even has free bikes, kyakes and canoes. The Inn is made up of several small cabins and some motel rooms. Our cabin had... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing faraway Inn for your home away from home. Thank you for your review which was very informative of our amenities and property atmosphere. We certainly hope that you had a super time and do hope that you visit us again during your next trip to Cedar Key. We actually have had many locals stay with us... More 

Morgantown, West Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Loved Cedar Key and Faraway Inn is everything everyone says in these reviews. We will be back! It's a easy walk to everything. They offer golf carts and bikes if you don't want to walk. Shelley was very friendly and made us feel at home.

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about Faraway Inn. We are so pleased you enjoyed Cedar Key and Faraway Inn. We sure hope to have you visit again in the near future. Please keep up to date on happenings in Cedar Key by visiting our webpage news center and please do tell your friends... More 

Milford, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Faraway Inn.. We rented a golf cart and rode all over the place, having a wonderful time.. I think our 2 dogs enjoyed it as much as we did.. Lots of good seafood to be eaten in the area restaurants ( I was hooked on the fried oysters that I ordered at every restaurant... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review of Faraway Inn. We love when guests bring their best pet friends on vacation too. Pets always have a great time in Cedar Key and especially at Faraway Inn. Glad you enjoyed the fried oysters, hope you wrote some restaurant reviews also. We promise to always... More 

Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Don't expect new chain hotel luxury but do expect a lot of character and charm. The staff was very friendly and informative. There was a pleasant 5-10 minute walk to the restaurants and night life. Access to canoes and kayaks was a real plus. They have five kayaks and two canoes available along with paddles and life vests. They even... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We are definitely not a luxury chain hotel but we are full of, as you said, character and charm. We are glad that our staff was courteous and helpful. Our apologies for having pets off leash on Faraway Inn... More 

Key West, Florida, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Wow! What an incredible find. Old Florida at its finest. The office staff were super friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean, decorated in coastal decor and unique art. The premises was clean and had beautiful plants and foliage surrounding the cottages and rooms. The WiFi was incredibly fast and the TV's (two) one in the kitchen and one in... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for calling us Old Florida at its finest. That is exactly what we are. Often folks will write a review and say Faraway Inn was nice but if you are looking for the Hilton, it is not. No we are not but we are Old Florida at its finest. Complete with southern hospitality even though we... More 

Zebulon, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I decided to go to cedar key for a short vacation. Faraway inn came up. Great reviews so we made our reservations. That was fun the girls took great care to make sure we knew everything about faraway inn. Big plus was pet friendly. The whole town is. Ok our cottage was very clean. Nice space for... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you chose to stay at Faraway Inn. Our ladies our wonderful and we know how hard they work to please all who visit Faraway Inn. We love the pets and do not discriminate against size, breed or color. We love that you enjoyed your stay and took the time to write a review. We hope... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

True definition of ‘quiet, little seaside town’ and these cottages are great for enjoying Cedar Key. Party of 4 with 2 large dogs in Cottage 2 for the weekend. It was a little snug but we didn’t stay inside too much. The kitchen was well-stocked but we only used the refrigerator. Shelly, office manager, was extremely accommodating. We rented a... More 

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FarawayInnCedarKey, Owner at Faraway Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are so pleased you enjoyed Faraway Inn and Cedar Key. Glad your daughter and her friend took advantage of the free kayaks to explore our Gulf waters. Also glad you brought the four-legged best friends. Cedar Key is definitely an extremely pet friendly community and at Faraway... More 

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