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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   400 E. Nelson Ave., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose to stay at Hotel DeFuniak based on first impression (website) and found this charming inn to exceed expectations. The owners were very personable, hospitality exudes. The evening restaurant was great and breakfast was excellent - the staff is exceptional. The surrounding area is so interesting - a walk around the nearby circular lake and a visit to the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of those "off the beaten path" little gems that is hard to pass up. We had reservations for a few days in January and were disappointed when the large room with a king size bed was not available even though we had a conformation that it was available. We suspect that the room was given to friends... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Hotel DeFuniak in DeFuniak Springs Florida. We had a great time!! The staff and owners were very gracious and accommodating!! They went out of their way to attend to our every need!! If you like Bed and Breakfasts, this is a great place. It's a hotel with a Bed and Breakfast feel.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like old Florida, this is the place for you! Quaint, kitschy and fun in a very unique part of Florida. If you like the country, and enjoy seeing old Florida at it's finest, come to Defuniak Springs. The food at the Hotel DeFuniak is awesome, served hot and flavorful, so don't miss this great place!

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St. Petersburg, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never miss staying at this historic hotel when I am in Florida's Panhandle. I love the hotel, its restaurant/bar (Bogart's), and its art gallery. My mouth is watering just thinking of their Steak Madagascar. I love taking strolls or jogging around the spring-fed lake past the grand historic homes. I love the quaint Catholic church in town. I love... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is older, from the days when small towns had little hotels with the public areas decorated like a genteel southern plantation manor. The rooms are quite small and that contributes to the feeling of visiting a manor house. At night, once or twice, you hear the train whistle as it passes through town. Your mind wanders and you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have to lead this by addressing that negative review because the reviewer appears to be German and I think something got lost in translation. As the owner explained to me, this hotel has gone through several iterations over the last century to become the bed and breakfast it is today. By my best count, there are around ten rooms.... More 

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HotelDefuniak, Manager at Hotel DeFuniak, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind and honest review. We definitely try to please everyone and provide the best service. Unfortunately we cannot make everyone happy, but we do our best to do so. We appreciate your business and hope that you choose to stay with us again in the near future. More 

Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Traveling from Texas to Florida, we were beat! Tired of interstate chains, we fired up the iPads. We needed a comfortable bed, wine, good food, and something special. The owner greeted our moving truck in the street, got us parked, immediately got us the wine we were needing, and he & his wife made this a special stop. Old town... More 

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Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My Husband and I stayed here during our three week US Vacation and it was by far the worst hotel experience we had. The paint was peeling of the hallway walls. The bead-head was only lying against the wall and everytime the pillow moved the bead-head moved and banged against the bed or the wall. Our room was decorated with... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Tom and Pam made our trip one that we'll always remember. When they say on their website that they will spoil you, they are NOT kidding. Before we even hit the road, Tom called to find out if we wanted a dinner reservation for the hotel restaurant. You MUST eat dinner in the hotel restaurant. It was the perfect meal... More 

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Address: 400 E. Nelson Ave., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > DeFuniak Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel DeFuniak 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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