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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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309 SE Seventh St., Gainesville, FL 32601
The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had not been to Magnolia for around 10 years so didn't really know what to expect on this visit. But the huge, gorgeous live oak trees were still there! We stayed in Beth's Courtyard, which served us very well. It is cute, with a whimsical kitchen area, an extremely comfortable bed and giant glass-enclosed shower. The two things it... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I give it 5 stars even though the property is a work in progress. We stayed at Mrs. Huey's cottage. A delightful two bedroom unit separate from the other cottages and main house with front and rear porches. The front porch was recently re-boarded and there was some paint peeling here and there but no bother. We walked to the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I travelled to Gainesville to join our daughter, who attends the University of Florida, for Easter. We stayed in the charming, secluded Key Lime Cottage which gave us plenty of room to entertain our daughters friends (all of whom are architectural students). They were wowed by the main house - and thought the gardens were wonderful. We... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loved staying at The Magnolia...Joe and Cindy could not have been more customer-service oriented and friendly. They seem to run a tight ship. Great breakfast, too! We'll definitely stay here again next time...

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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Magnolia Plantation B&B! It is truly an oasis in Gainesville, with its beautiful historic house and cottages, gardens, pond, big trees, and multiple places to relax and unwind. This was our 2nd stay in the Secret Garden, and we so enjoyed relaxing in our private garden and spending quality time there with our UF student and other... More 

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Waterville, Maine
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late on a Friday. Our cottage, Miss Huey's, is right next to the main house, and is very sweet. With 2 bedrooms, a full kitchen, living room, sun room and 2 porches, we could've stayed much longer! There's even a little fountain in the back yard. The air conditioning works great, which was good for us -- even... More 

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Saint James City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit and we have a forth planned. Joe, Cindy and Abby make you feel like family. We love sitting on the porch and just enjoying the surroundings. So nice to be able to walk to town and enjoy the restaurants. Why stay anywhere else?

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Boca Raton, FL
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I love this place! Cindy and Joe make you truly feel at home during your stay. The food was wonderful each morning and they brought our tray to the house where we were staying, no need to get out of your plush bathrobe. (that they also provide) This place is dog friendly and consider that your dog is on vacation... More 

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cindymagnolia, Owner at The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. We are glad that you liked staying at Jessica’s Garden, Secret Garden, and the Cinnamon house. It is always lovely to have you stay with us. Jessica’s Garden and the Secret garden really give our guest an extra sense of privacy when they come to relax. The beautiful... More 

Woodstock, Georgia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Cindy and Joe are the perfect hosts! I loved my cozy room, the Ginger, and so did my bulldog baby! Breakfast was wonderful and I will be back for sure when in the Gainesville area! Thank you again for letting my 4-legged baby stay!

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cindymagnolia, Owner at The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Dear Colleen, Thank you for reviewing Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. That was really sweet of you to say that. We are glad you and your bulldog liked our Ginger room. We like having pets stay with us because we believe that people shouldn't have to leave part of their family behind when they go visit a place. Hope... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Mangolia Plantation made a highly stressful situation into a mini vacation for me and my dogs. I had a extremely ill dog and the University Vet School told me Friday afternoon that if I could be there Monday morning they could possibly help Ceili. My problem I live over 6 hours away and I have two other dogs, one a... More 

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cindymagnolia, Owner at The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Thank you so much for your review of Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. I am glad that we could help alleviate some of your stress by providing a tranquil place to stay. We loved having you become a part of our family!! We are thrilled to hear that Celli is doing better! We love our pet, Abbey.... More 

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