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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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3.0 of 5
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309 SE Seventh St., Gainesville, FL 32601
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vero Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful downtown Gainesville bed and breakfast. Convenient to downtown, yet quiet and private location. Cindy and Joe were very accommodating and our suite was very nice and authentic. The Carriage house where we stayed will accommodate larger groups as well and is upstairs for more privacy.,

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice B&B that is walking distance to downtown Gainesville and a short drive to the University. The main house is an older victorian style home and the property includes several cottages as well. Owners Joe and Cindy are very friendly and cook up quite the excellent breakfast. We found the accommodations to be charming and comfortable. The... More 

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Frederiksted, St. Croix
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is amazing! It is so romantic and beautiful! Cindy, Joe and Abbey are wonderful host! We stayed in Beth's Cottage and it was fabulous! They have thought of everything! We are travellers and at this point hard to impress but, the Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast really made a great impression on us. We are looking forward to... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the entire top floor including wrap around porch/balcony of the Carriage House. It's was beautifully appointed and even the huge bathroom with hot tub had a fireplace. I would have loved for it to be cold enough to use the fireplaces. Although the breakfast kitchen and dining area was below our suite, we never heard a peep! Had... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was excellent! The owners and staff were amazing, anything we needed was provided. The main house is beautiful and the property is filled with water features and hidden treasures all around. The rooms are each decorated differently and so comfortable and inviting. The location is great, very close to downtown and only a short drive to many different sites... More 

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

Dear Rhonda, Thank you for reviewing Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. It was great to have you and your friends stay with us. Our property is perfect for guests who like to relax with a view of beautiful flowers, tree canopies and water fountains. I hope you had fun exploring all of our decorative treasures! Also, being close to... More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Secret Garden. It's wonderful for a small family as 2 bedrooms, and you can bring small pets too. Lots of privacy with wall and fencing plus you can park right outside, which is very convenient. Only downside is one bath, but very spacious otherwise. It has a living room, kitchen and a sunroom. Much preferred to staying... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Key Lime Cottage with our daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren. We had plenty of space, more than enough towels for everyone, and a peaceful mini-vacation. The kitchen is better stocked than the rental house my other daughter was staying in, and Kim and the other staff member (I'm sorry I didn't get her... More 

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Saint James City, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Another perfect room, "The Secret Garden". The decorating is beautiful and the cleanliness is unbeatable. So relaxing and the bed was so comfy. The kitchen has everything you need, although there are plenty of great restaurants in the are within walking distance. We have stayed at the Magnolia Plantation many times and have NEVER been disappointed.

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

Dear Cindy, Thank you for commenting on Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. It was great seeing you again! The Williamsburg style décor and the Charleston-style courtyard in our Secret Garden really helps give our guest a private relaxing ambiance. We are also glad to hear that you found our beds relaxing. In addition to the kitchen in the cottages,... More 

Sunrise, Florida
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Magnolia Plantation has earned a mixed review from me. The assistant innkeeper, Kim and the innkeeper, Cindy, could not do enough to help rectify the plethora of issues we encountered during our visit. I would give their kindness and willingness to make us comfortable 5+ stars. The first of two accommodations, in which we stayed during our visit, was... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Magnolia Plantation. Sometimes it takes fresh eyes to keep us on track and we apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you. We didn't expect your early arrival so the ac, which usually gets turned down a few hours before arrival of guests, did not get turned down in time to... More 

Tampa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had a wonderful long weekend get a way. We stayed in the Key Lime cottage. Everything was super clean, it was quiet and very comfortable. We loved walking the property and looking at all the trees and beautiful setting. Magical.

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

Thank you for commenting on Magnolia Plantation Bed & Breakfast Inn. We are glad to hear that you had a very comfortable and magical stay. We put in a lot of time and effort to create a magically relaxing atmosphere when our guests walk our grounds. The pictures on our website are just a glimpse of the beauty surrounding our... More 

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