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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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tarpon Springs, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 20, 2015

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 June 16, 2015

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 June 9, 2015

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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