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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn

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309 SE Seventh St., Gainesville, FL 32601
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The Magnolia Plantation Bed and Breakfast Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in Miss Huey's cottage, benefiting from summer vacation rental rates. Much more than we expected, lovely sun porch and backyard with fountains and pretty gardens. Interesting history to the Baird mansion and the plantation, and very friendly service. Feels like home, and we definitely would go back!

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The greeting one gets at Magnolia Plantation makes you feel like you're coming home for a visit. Besides being such a lovely setting, having clean and comfortable accommodations, the friendliness makes you want to just move in. My pleasure was the dog, Abbey, a gorgeous well behaved collie. My friends and I had such a good time we plan to... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have to rate this stay as one of the best places we have been to! Lovely cottage with great amenities. Wonderful fun with Joe, Cindy and Abbey! We must get Cindy's breakfast recipes! Can't wait to go back!

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Hoogeveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The moment we set foot on the Magnolia Plantation, we were going back in time. Cindy and Joe make you feel right at home from the first moment on, and our home was 4500 miles away. Their hospetallity is overwelming. The beautiful house breathes rest and nostalgic comfort and peace. All the noise from the city is left behind on... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had a very nice time at this B&B, and the owners were very nice and extremely accommodating. Breakfast is delicious, property is very cute and the facility is walking distance to most everything downtown. The only drawbacks were that the room and the outside grounds weren't as clean as they could be. Also, do NOT stay in the carriage... 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! It was lovely having you stay with us. Also, thank you so much for bringing the bugs in the drawer to our attention. It turns out our wooden house got a case of termites. The Carriage House will be tented next week. Again, thank you for telling us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The exquisite updated and renovated Magnolia Plantation transports one back to the Victorian Era. Each bedroom is unique with beautiful sheets, bathrobes and the bath towels are painstakingly folded and tied together with a ribbon. The owners pride themselves with every detail. The breakfasts are wonderful, for example brioche French toast with fresh berries. Every evening wine and cheese and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

As a winner in the inn's "I Deserve a Night Away" contest, my husband and I had the pleasure of staying at the inn on April 26. We were given the best room in the house, The Magnolia Room. Joe and Cindy could not have been more gracious hosts. They welcomed us the same as if we were paying guests,... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Joe and Cindy were great host for this beautiful historical Inn. Our room was the best in the house " The Magnolia Room". Would highly recommend staying here while visiting Gainsville area, we had a great time.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Magnolia plantation is a wonderful Bed and Breakfast Inn located in Gainesville, Florida within walking distance of downtown restaurants and the UF campus. The house is historic, but the rooms are updated with all the best amenities. The grounds are lushly shaded and the rocking chairs on the cottage porches quietly call to you to sit back, relax, and enjoy... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We occasionally visit our daughter at UF and have decided not to choose the chain hotels anymore. We haven't found one we particularly like and simply like the personal touch a B&B offers for our visits now. Clean and comfortable and the breakfast is a plus, for sure! Very charming atmosphere.

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